Category Archives: NBA

New Jersey Nets make big offer for Dwight Howard

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The NBA is back in business, which means it’s time for the Dwight Howard trade rumors to resume. Accordingly, ESPN.com reports the New Jersey Nets are ready to offer Orlando two first-round picks to acquire the big man that many consider the NBA’s best defensive player. The additional incentive, according to ESPN.com, is that the…

Rajon Rondo to possibly join the Indiana Pacers in a trade with Celtics

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As Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge aggressively pursues possible deals for Rajon Rondo, the Indiana Pacers have emerged as an intriguing suitor for the point guard, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. For the past few days, Pacers officials – and third-party surrogates – have been making calls and gathering information and insight into Rondo’s…

players of the NBA react to unions decision

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• “I’m going to wait a few days to digest it before I say something. I’m very emotional right now and don’t want to say something that wouldn’t be helpful to anyone. The whole thing is messed up.” – Utah Jazz rookie center Enes Kanter  to Y! Sports’ Marc Spears • “The fans can think…

**Update** NBA Players Union Rejects latest offer from League/NBA season in jeopardy

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As reported by yahoo.com and the associated press: The NBA players have rejected the league’s latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union. The decision likely jeopardizes the season.  Union executive director Billy Hunter says the players’ association is prepared to file antitrust action against the NBA. He says this is the…

2 NBA teams to be eliminated in newest proposal by NBA Commissioner Stern

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As reported by yahoo.com: As NBA commissioner David Stern made an unprecedented push to publicly persuade players to accept the league’s latest offer to end the lockout, players had yet to hear of several “B-list” issues that could eventually doom the passage of a vote on both sides of the labor impasse, league sources told…

NBA Lockout almost over

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as reported to yahoo.com: After several days of NBA ultimatums and threats, owners and players made significant progress toward a collective bargaining agreement that would end the lockout, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. With the Players Association agreeable to a 50-50 split of revenue, the sides also made progress on three of the five system…

NBA lockout and Europe

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grantland.com has a very interresting article up on the NBA Lockout if playing overseas is not sustainable economically or comparable historically to past incomes, players hope it will deliver a symbolic message to league owners that they can and will play and profit elsewhere. to read the entire article CLICK HERE

Tracy McGrady to be a Los Angeles Laker?

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As reported by yahoo.com NBA star Tracy Mcgrady would like to play for the lakers next season. On his twitter he posted the following picture asking his fans “yes/no”   He also photoshoped a picture of him wearing a Lakers Uniform

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