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NBA trade rumors: Latest on Kyrie Irving - Knicks

It's been a whirlwind of a week in the NBA ever since Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving requested to be traded away from the two-time defending Eastern Conference champions. Thursday, July 27 (1 p.m. ET) ESPN's Pablo Torre reported (h/t Clevis Murray of FanSided) that...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 1:32pm

Kyrie Irving apparently unfollowed LeBron James on Instagram

The Kyrie/LeBron drama continues as recent rumors suggest Kyrie Irving has unfollowed LeBron James on Instagram It first started with rumors of Kyrie Irving requesting to be traded from the Cavs. A few days later, ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith said LeBron James is “tempted to beat”...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:47pm

NBA trade rumors: Celtics to trade Isaiah Thomas?

The next championship Celtics team might not include Isaiah Thomas, but if it does expect the Celtics to have to trade away Al Horford at some point. The NBA salary cap madness that came in at a lower-than-expected $99 million burned the Celtics not only this off-season (Paul George might actually...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:24pm

Sixers' Brett Brown responsible for making point guard situation work.

While most 76ers fans are enjoying time at the Shore or on a Caribbean Island, it’s always fun to look ahead. In the not-too-distant-future, the Sixers will be holding their fifth training camp under coach Brett Brown. For the first time in five seasons, Brown will finally have a...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 1:40pm

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony - Rockets or bust

If the New York Knicks were ever to trade Carmelo Anthony, it was always going to be in the 10-time All-Star's hands of where he would end up going. That's the fun provided by no-trade clauses.  Over the last few weeks, Anthony claimed that he would waive the clause if the Knicks were...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:52am

Nets acquire Allen Crabbe from Blazers

A year-long wait has finally come to an end for the Brooklyn Nets.  On Tuesday, the team acquired shooting guard Allen Crabbe from the Portland Trail Blazers for power forward Andrew Nicholson, as first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.  The Nets have been high on Crabbe for...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 4:12pm

LeBron James NBA trade rumors: The latest on Lakers

LeBron James said this week that he will not waive his no trade clause if the Cavs wanted to ship him to any other NBA team, but what about the Lakers? It seems like a foregone conclusion that LeBron is headed to LA anyway, so why wouldn’t Dan Gilbert poke around and see if he could get...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:08pm

NBA trade rumors: Kyrie Irving - Knicks odds revealed

The basketball world has been on fire ever since Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving requested a trade from the defending Eastern Conference champions.  While it is not guaranteed that a deal will actually happen, the 25-year-old gave the Cavs his four preferred landing...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:46pm

Marc Malusis: Kyrie Irving trade drama a dream for Knicks

What a very interesting stretch we had last week.     It was a week in which the Yankees declared themselves as contenders this season with their swap with the White Sox that included one of their elite level prospects in outfielder Blake Rutherford and brought back David Robertson,...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:22pm

NBA rumors: Derrick Rose signs with Cavaliers

*Editor's note: This is an updating story Monday, July 24 (7:03 p.m. ET) Free-agent point guard Derrick Rose has signed a one-year, $2.1 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, as first reported by Shams Charania of the Vertical. Rose met with the Cavs in Ohio earlier in...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 8:26pm

Celtics - Kyrie Irving NBA trade rumors: Update on Cavs guard

Celtics boss Danny Ainge is the ultimate NBA opportunist, so one would think he would be gauging interest right now in a trade for Cavs guard Kyrie Irving. In the summers of 2011 and 2012, Ainge was enduring much of the same type of criticism that he’s dealing with now. Critics then said he...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:47pm

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony - Thunder a possibility

Looks like there is a new suitor for New York Knicks veteran small forward Carmelo Anthony and there could be mutual interest.  The Ringer's Bill Simmons reported on Monday that the Oklahoma City Thunder and Carmelo Anthony are "officially circling each other." Simmons noted...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:25pm

Why Kyrie Irving trade to Knicks might not work

If New York Knicks fans wanted a little relief from the Carmelo Anthony trade saga, they received it over the weekend when Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving informed his team that he wanted to be traded this summer.  His destinations of preference? The San Antonio Spurs,...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 11:46am

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony - Blazers heating up?

Just when you thought you knew where Carmelo Anthony might be headed, here comes a curveball.  The Portland Trail Blazers have emerged as a new possible trade suitor for the New York Knicks, who have been plagued by Anthony's uncertain future with the team for the past six months. ...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:39am

No pressure, but Sixers success relies on Joel Embiid

The 76ers are on the verge of taking a major step forward.   And it’s about time.   After four tankable seasons, which added up to 75 total victories, the 2017-18 season promises to be exciting. It may not even result in a playoff berth, but at least the Sixers are trending...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:17am

NBA trade rumors: Lakers - John Wall getting real?

The LeBron to the Lakers NBA trade rumors grow hotter by the day, but a new name in the potential 2018 LA party is starting to surface – the Wizards’ John Wall. Wall has not yet signed his super max contract with Washington, which would make him a James Harden-like wealthy man, and is...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 2:35pm

Celtics plan to get to Warriors level is in focus

Fantasy time is over for Celtics fans as for the second straight year, post-Fourth of July has brought a period of reality. Last year, there was the flirtation with Kevin Durant – but Celtics fans settled for an offseason highlighted by the addition of free agent Al Horford. This year, there...

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 5:45pm

Knicks to bring on Scott Perry as new general manager

The New York Knicks look as though their front office is on the verge of completion.  Sources have told CSN Chicago's Vincent Goodwill on Thursday evening that the Knicks have reached an agreement with Scott Perry to become the team's new general manager.  Perry has worked in...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:20pm

Celtics - Isaiah Thomas confirms new nickname - The Reason

When Isaiah Thomas wiggles one up and in off the backboard at TD Garden, Celtics public address announcer Eddie Palladino will scream out, “I.T.!!!!!!!!!!!!!” It’s a lot like he used to do when Kevin Garnett would drain a jumper: “K.G.!!!!!!!!!!!!!” “I.T....

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 1:44pm