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Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is arguably the brashest executive in the NBA. He’s go-big or go-home to the max. Yes, his Rockets were arguably the second or third best team in the NBA these past two seasons and now that the Warriors are ready to take a step back a championship title should...

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 9:16am

Knicks select RJ Barrett at 2019 NBA Draft

Contrary to the track record of a franchise that has made the questionable decision commonplace, the New York Knicks followed common sense.    RJ Barrett is officially on his way to Madison Square Garden, the Knicks taking the Duke product with the No. 3 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft on...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:48pm

Danny Picard: Al Horford leaving Celtics not a catastrophe

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.   That’s how I feel about Al Horford declining next year’s $30 million player option with the Boston Celtics and, reportedly, moving on to sign a four-year deal with another team. The news comes around the same time that we’re learning Kyrie Irving...

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:55am

Knicks NBA Draft rumors: Darius Garland, RJ Barrett latest

Should the teams possessing the top-three picks of the 2019 NBA Draft tomorrow night remain the same, their selections are a foregone conclusion.    At least, that's what we thought.    The New Orleans Pelicans will take Duke superstar Zion Williamson first and the Memphis...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:56am

Are Celtics looking at Bol Bol Brandon Clarke for Thursday night?

The Celtics aren’t landing Anthony Davis, but trade winds are still blowing out of Boston. With three first round draft picks in Thursday’s draft (No. 14, No. 20 and No. 22), Danny Ainge likely won’t use all of them – which makes the Celtics one of the more likely teams to swing a deal in the next...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 6:24pm

Knicks NBA Draft rumors: Ja Morant back in play?

Not so fast on that RJ Barrett-to-the-Knicks notion.    The New Orleans Pelicans have had "internal talks" about trading for the Memphis Grizzlies' No. 2 selection in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night, according to the New York Post's Marc Berman.    New Orleans owns pick...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:59am

SugarHouse Sixers NBA title odds free deposit match bonus

The Warriors were seen as unbeatable, and that was mostly the case until Durant went down with his injuries this spring. There is still a whole hell of a lot to be decided in NBA free agency over the next month, but no matter what happens there should be one of the most wide open fields to win the...

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:32pm

Latest Ben Simmons NBA Trade Rumors Sixers looking at stars?

The biggest domino of the NBA offseason has already fallen as Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers. How does this affect the Sixers? Well, despite Ben Simmons being a Klutch Sports staple and despite the fact that Klutch Sports basically runs the Lakers now with LeBron and Davis now with the...

Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 3:24pm

After Davis trade, Durant injury, Knicks must adapt

The original offseason plans of the New York Knicks already look dead in the water and we haven't even come close to the thick of the NBA's offseason action.   Now it's time for president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry to adapt.   Just days after the completion of the NBA...

Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 10:31am

Fresh Russell Westbrook NBA Trade Rumors Knicks Celtics Lakers

The injury to Kevin Durant is set to have an impact on just about every franchise in the NBA, including his former team in Oklahoma City. No, Durant is not headed back to the Thunder. But his injury could open up a path for the Thunder to become serious championship contenders in the Western...

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 9:22am

Raptors Warriors NBA Finals odds spread free deposit bonus

Here are the betting lines for Raptors versus Warriors Game 6 at SugarHouse Casino. Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors (-2.5) Total: 212.0 (-108 over, -108 under) Moneyline: Toronto +128, Golden State -143 The Raptors couldn’t possibly win three games at Oracle Arena in this series, could...

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 5:35pm

Nets NBA rumors: Signs point to Kyrie Irving

All signs are continuing to point to Kyrie Irving joining the Brooklyn Nets this summer.    The 27-year-old star point guard added fuel to the speculative fire on Wednesday when he split with long-time agent Jeff Weschler and joined Jay-Z's Roc Nation.   Jay-Z, a Brooklyn native...

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:10am

Danny Picard: I'll pass on Anthony Davis with Celtics

This is going to sound crazy. But I’m all set with Anthony Davis in Boston. I’ve touched upon this before, last month, when explaining why I believe the Kyrie Irving experiment with the Celtics needs to end, for both the player and the team. I said that with a willingness to move ahead with the...

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:42am

Knicks NBA rumors: Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis

While the severity of Kevin Durant's Achilles injury is still unknown, so is one of the prospective marquee free-agency sweepstakes of the summer.    The Golden State Warriors star was expected to decline his $31.5 million option and become an unrestricted free agent on Jul. 1. However...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:05am

Kevin Durant injury could be major blow for Knicks

It doesn't get more Knicks than this.    After putting up one of their worst seasons in franchise history with just 17 wins, trotting out a lineup that resembled more of a G-League squad, and trading away their best young talent in years, the light at the end of this miserable tunnel is...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 10:37am

Nets NBA rumors: Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant

The Brooklyn Nets are forcing their way into the conversation as major players on the free-agent market this summer.    Once expected to play second-fiddle to the New York Knicks come Jul. 1 when free agency begins, the Nets continue to make all the right moves in their pursuit of one...

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:29pm

Bulls Bradley Beal NBA Trade Rumors Sixers Celtics Knicks Wizards

There have been some jaw dropping rumors over the past month or so as players like LeBron James and even Russell Westbrook have been mentioned as possible trade candidates. This summer is going to be crazy for sure, but it’s much more likely that secondary stars like Bradley Beal or Kevin Love will...

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 12:55pm

Anthony Davis NBA trade rumors: Nets, D'Angelo Russell, more

Even with the NBA Finals in full swing, the rumor mill continues to heat up around the association.    On Tuesday night, it was throttled into high gear. The Athletic's Shams Charania reported that New Orleans Pelicans vice president David Griffin began listening to trade offers for...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:23am

DraftKings Sportsbook NBA Finals Warriors Raptors offers odds

By stealing home court advantage in Game 2, the Golden State Warriors are again the favorites to take home the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Conventional wisdom tells you that the “been there, done that” Dubs should have no problem dismissing the Raptors from here on out. But the mind of sports bettor...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 5:04pm

Clippers Ben Simmons NBA Trade Rumors Sixers Lakers Celtics Bulls

We are about to enter a summer in which nearly every big name in the NBA is either looking for a new locale in free agency or has trade potential. Young Sixers star Ben Simmons is one of those players as Philly GM Elton Brand must decide soon whether or not the poor-shooting Aussie is the right...

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 5:21pm