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Karl-Anthony Towns NBA trade rumors: Leaving Timberwolves?

Despite a promising core of players centering around star big man Karl-Anthony Towns, a loaded Western Conference is ensuring that the Minnesota Timberwolves could never become a legitimate championship threat.  It has posted the writing on the wall for star guard Jimmy Butler, who will...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:32pm

Anthony Davis NBA Trade Rumors Sixers Lakers will be in hunt

The days of superstar NBA players staying put in one place for their entire careers are most definitely a thing of the past. In fact 13 of the 28 players named to NBA All-Star teams in 2018 have changed uniforms in the league at least once in their careers already. Considering that several of the...

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 2:55pm

Wolves Jimmy Butler Celtics NBA Trade Rumors Mavericks too?

If a Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving union comes to fruition in the next 12 months, do not expect it to occur in Boston. All indications are that if the Celtics give up any of their big-time assets in a trade for a superstar player in the next year or two, it will be to land Pelicans star Anthony...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 3:29pm

Kyrie Irving Knicks NBA rumors: Celtics still favorite

We're still months away from tipping off the 2018-19 season, but a loaded free-agent class next summer including star point guard Kyrie Irving has many around the NBA keeping an eye on July.  The Boston Celtics point guard is not committing his long-term future to the team that traded for...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:09am

Basketball betting NBA odds 2019 NBA title championship futures

Only the Golden State Warriors can manage to troll LeBron James … even in the offseason. Here are Basketball betting NBA odds 2019 NBA title and more. The very next day after it was initially reported last month that King James would be leaving Cleveland to sign with the Los Angeles...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 6:34pm

Raptors Kawhi Leonard Lakers NBA Trade Rumors JR Smith Rockets

Things have quieted down on the NBA trade market of late but there are already rumblings about what could happen in early 2019, ahead of the trade deadline. Kawhi Leonard has passed his physical in Toronto but it is still unknown if he will be ready to go on opening night. The thinking is that he...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 1:22pm

NBA rumors: Sixers could open 2018-19 regular season against Celtics

The official release of the 2018-19 NBA regular season schedule is still a few weeks away, but we might have an inkling about who the Sixers will be playing on opening night. Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reported Wednesday that the nationally-televised opening night games on TNT could be the...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:03pm

Kyrie Irving Knicks Nets NBA trade rumors: Coming to NY?

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving has opened the floodgates for massive speculation after admitting earlier this summer that he will not sign a contract extension with the Boston Celtics this year. With his deal set to expire following the 2018-19 season, he is expected to become one of the...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:24pm

Kyrie Irving Celtics Knicks NBA Trade Rumors Latest buzz

We are already in an era where elite NBA players take things year by year. Kevin Durant could absolutely bolt from the Warriors for the Lakers or Knicks next summer. LeBron James predictably opted out of his contract in Cleveland and wound up in Los Angeles. The latest buzz on Kyrie Irving Celtics...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:16pm

LeBron Kevin Durant Lakers NBA Trade Rumors: KD leaving Warriors?

A year ago at this time it was already being floated that LeBron James had his eyes set on Los Angeles with the Lakers. Now we could be seeing seeds planted that Kevin Durant wants to join LeBron at Staples Center with LeBron Kevin Durant Lakers NBA Trade Rumors growing. LeBron and Durant have...

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 11:03am

Brian Scalabrine is ready to put on a show with BIG3 in Boston

While it's been almost a decade since Brian Scalabrine last suited up as a player for the Celtics, the fan-favorite baller plans to rain buckets back at the TD Garden as part of the BIG3 league's stop in Boston. Of course, Scalabrine hasn't strayed too far away from the famed venue...

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:32pm

Kyle Korver Lakers Celtics NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs ready?

The NBA trade rumor mill has quieted down a bit following last week’s monster Raptors and Spurs swap. That doesn’t mean, however, that there won’t be moves made between now and the start of the season. There have been plenty of blockbuster trades made in August over the past few...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:38pm

The Boston Sports Holy Grail: Can Red Sox Celtics Patriots Bruins pull it off?

Had the ball not slipped through the raised hands of Asante Samuel 3,825 days ago in Super Bowl XLII against the Giants (not that we’re counting), this article would be drastically different. But the Patriots’ loss in Arizona on Feb. 3, 2008 not only ended what would have been the...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:09pm

NBA Trade Rumors Anthony Davis Celtics Pelicans: Rumblings begin

Now that Kawhi Leonard is off the table, it seems for sure that the Celtics will go into the 2018-19 NBA season with roughly the same roster as it had on Opening Night last fall. NBA Trade Rumors Anthony Davis Celtics Pelicans are coming in hot. Yes, the Kyrie Irving trade did not go down until...

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 1:04pm

Danny Picard: Locking up Marcus Smart a no brainer for Celtics

On the same day that Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors, it was reported that the Boston Celtics were in serious talks with restricted free agent Marcus Smart about a four-year deal that would pay him somewhere between $10 million and $13 million per year.   By the time you read...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:41pm

NBA Trade Rumors Kevin Love Celtics Lakers buzz starting up?

In the initial days after LeBron James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers made it a point to make sure everyone knew Kevin Love was staying. They may already be started to budge on that point given recent comments by Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, making NBA Trade Rumors Kevin Love...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:55pm

Carmelo Anthony Lakers Rockets NBA rumors: LA now the play?

Most seem convinced that the Houston Rockets will soon land Carmelo Anthony in free agency after he is bought out by the Thunder, but there are several reasons to believe the Lakers will still be players in the Carmelo sweepstakes according to the latest Carmelo Anthony Lakers Rockets NBA rumors...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 6:08pm

Celtics Kawhi NBA Trade Rumors Deal now imminent?

The tide is beginning to turn when it comes to leverage in Celtics Kawhi NBA Trade Rumors as it has become clear that San Antonio isn’t going to get fair value for their disgruntled star. The Lakers are perfectly content in waiting until next summer to land Kawhi in free agency as opposed to...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 1:13pm

Jimmy Butler Celtics NBA trade rumors: Now possible

The Jimmy Butler Celtics NBA trade rumors took a year off, but they're back in a big way now that Butler declined a four-year extension from the Timberwolves. Minnesota does not want to see Butler hit free agency next summer as he has a player option, and the Timberwolves could be looking at...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 9:02am

Are Celtics about to lose Marcus Smart? The latest

Will Marcus Smart wind up re-signing with Boston or is his days with the Celtics about to come to an end? The veteran point could be answering that question soon. Earlier in the week, Celtics president Danny Ainge reaffirmed that reaching a deal with Smart remains a “top priority”...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:59pm