NBA rumors

Kevin Durant NBA rumors: Clippers eyeing superstar forward?

It has been a few weeks since we last heard Kevin Durant’s name mentioned in potential free agency rumors. As we all know, Durant is headlining a star-studded free agency class which includes the likes of Kemba Walker, Kyrie Irving, Kawhi Leonard, and Jimmy Butler. While it appears that a...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:27pm

Space Jam 2 cast: Who will play the Monstars?

Nineties kids, rejoice. Space Jam 2 is officially happening after SpringHill Entertainment sent out this tease of a tweet: ? ? ? pic.twitter.com/Ay6wRaB915 — SpringHill Ent. (@SpringHillEnt) September 19, 2018 Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James will be assuming the protagonist...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:56pm

Kevin Durant NBA rumors: Joining Lakers, LeBron

While the NBA world keeps an eye toward the loaded 2019 free agent class, one of the biggest names that are expected to be available is Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant.  The two-time defending NBA champion and Finals MVP is expected to opt out of his player option that would pay him $...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 2:34pm

Kevin Durant NBA rumors: Why the Knicks?

Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant could be a headlining name of a loaded free agent class during the summer of 2019 should he decline his player option next season.  Life can't get much better for the former league MVP as the past two seasons have been as close to perfection...

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 11:34am

What could Knicks look like in 2019 with Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving?

While the past 20 years have rarely suggested it, there might be reasons for New York Knicks fans to actually be hopeful when looking toward the future.  Through the first handful of Summer League games, ninth-overall pick Kevin Knox looks like the steal of the draft, though it's...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 2:29pm

NBA trade rumors: Kawhi Leonard, Knicks, Lakers, 76ers

The future looks less than ideal for the San Antonio Spurs.  Down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs, the dark cloud that is the Kawhi Leonard situation continues to loom over the organization.  Leonard has appeared in just nine...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:54pm

What happened to Joel Embiid? (concussion, facial contusion, head injury update)

Joel Embiid collided with Markelle Fultz at the start of the second quarter Wednesday, as the Sixers took on the Knicks looking to continue to climb up the Eastern Conference playoff ladder. In the play, which was more or less a dribble handoff between the two young stars, Embiid appeared to be...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 8:12pm

Knicks rumors: Jimmy Butler, Kemba Walker, LeBron James in 2019?

The old Brooklyn Dodgers rallying cry of "wait 'til next year" has become the motto for the New York Knicks over the past 17 years.  A poorly-run franchise mired in mediocrity has been to the playoffs just four times since the 2001-02 season.  While there has been a...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 1:31pm

Sources: LeBron James will play for Cavaliers, Lakers, Rockets or Sixers

The LeBron James sweepstakes appears to have four finalists. At least, according to The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor. "I’ve consistently heard from multiple league sources that LeBron currently has only four teams on his list: the Cavaliers, Lakers, Rockets, and 76ers," O'...

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:07pm

Do LeBron James, Paul George make sense for Sixers?

The following conversation took place in Metro's sports Slack as the editors of the sports sections in Philadelphia, New York and Boston discussed rumors of Paul George and LeBron James heading to Philadelphia this offseason. Evan Macy, Sports Editor Metro Philadelphia: Lets talk about...

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 4:14pm

Paul George NBA rumors: Lakers, 76ers free-agent favorites?

LeBron James will be the headlining free agent of the summer. That goes without saying.  But a strong free-agent class in 2018 could greatly alter the landscape of the NBA, though the likes of Kevin Durant and Chris Paul will likely stay put in Golden State and Houston respectively. ...

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 3:34pm

NBA Rumors: Does Ben Simmons know something about LeBron James' future?

The Cavaliers did their best to keep LeBron James in Cleveland longterm, making a bevy of trades before last week's trade deadline to get younger, better at shooting and give James a more cohesive unit to play with. But the jury is still out as to whether the moves will keep the 2018 NBA All-...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:42pm

NBA Rumors: Latest on LeBron James to Warriors

There is a chance that the Golden State Warriors could become an even larger juggernaut this summer.  ESPN.com's Chris Haynes reported on Thursday morning that Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, who is set to become a free agent this summer, would meet with the Golden State Warriors...

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:28am

NBA trade rumors: Sixers interested in Grizzlies Tyreke Evans

The rumor mill is in full swing after Blake Griffin's shocking trade to Detroit got the drama started. A reliable source, ESPN's insider Marc Stein, says that the Sixers could be interested in a blockbuster move for Grizzlies forward Tyreke Evans. The Sixers have expressed trade...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 11:42am

NBA rumors: Lou Williams a perfect fit for Sixers, trade

The NBA trade deadline is just two weeks away and the Sixers are in the midst of a playoff race. If they want to climb the ladder and ascend to a top four or five seed in the East (they are currently eighth), they'll need one of two things. A healthy and productive Markelle Fultz or a smart...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:56pm

NBA rumors: is Kemba Walker to the Sixers really possible?

The Sixers are floating in NBA purgatory. At least for now. With the future looking bright for Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and the rest of the second youngest team in the NBA, the here and now is sort of murky. With blown lead after blown lead and the NBA's worst turnovers per game — and...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 3:38pm

Sixers finally free Jahlil Okafor, trade him to Nets Trevor Booker

Finally, Jahlil Okafor is free. After sitting on the bench, not playing due to coaches decisions for the past few weeks, the Sixers are mercifully turning the page on the third overall pick from a few years ago, flipping him to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for veteran power forward Trevor Booker...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:38pm

NBA rumors: Bucks are interested in 76ers' Jahlil Okafor

The Sixers aren't going to release Jahlil Okafor. At least that's what every indication has hinted at. And so the former third overall pick continues to sit on the bench during Sixers games, wearing all black, giving half-hearted cheers as his team succeeds in his absense. As far as we...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:41pm

NBA rumors: Sixers will try and sign LeBron James this offseason

As the 2017-18 NBA season continues, the future of LeBron James will become a contentious issue. He's only 32-years-old, but if you look at him — and his body of work that already contains more playoff experience than Michael Jordan had — he resembles the most grizzled of veterans...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 2:42pm

NBA rumors: Sixers can't beat LeBron James, will they try and join him?

​LeBron James guarded Ben Simmons for the first time Monday, when the Cavaliers came to town to face the upstart Sixers. And even though the Cavaliers cruised to a 113-91 victory, Sixers fans watching in the packed arena and at home on TV couldn't help but contemplate a future that might...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 3:51pm