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  • Dwight Howard looks for strong finish to career in Washington

    Dwight Howard looks for strong finish to career in Washington

    Dwight Howard has gone from future Hall of Famer to NBA journeyman, but he’s hoping that a pairing with John Wall and Bradley Beal will give his career a boost. During his introductory press conference, Howard praised the Washington Wizards’ roster and stated that he hopes to finish his career with...
  • New York Knicks continue adding former top picks

    New York Knicks continue adding former top picks

    The New York Knicks went to the well once again, adding former Indiana standout Noah Vonleh to a free agent deal. Vonleh, a power forward, split last season with the Portland Trail Blazers and Chicago Bulls. Vonleh joins Emmanuel Mudiay and Mario Hezonja as other top-10 picks who have yet to pan out...
  • Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to lucrative extension

    Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Love to lucrative extension

    On the heels of LeBron James’ exodus to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded by signing their next best player to a lucrative contract extension. The Cavs signed Kevin Love to a 4-year, $120 million extension, keeping the skilled big man in Cleveland. According to ESPN, Love...
  • Michael Beasley lauds Lakers’ roster

    Michael Beasley lauds Lakers’ roster

     By adding a plethora of big-name veterans on 1-year deals, Magic Johnson has received scrutiny for his construction of the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster. Mainly, how will these personalities mesh with LeBron James and each other? Michael Beasley, the organization’s latest addition, defended the moves...
  • 5 offseason favorites for NBA Rookie of the Year

    5 offseason favorites for NBA Rookie of the Year

    With the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League wrapping up, many first- and second-year players had the luxury of showcasing their skills on a large stage. A number of rookies excelled with very little preparation, leaving fans with a great appetizer for the 2018-19 season. In preparation for the upcoming...
  • Dirk Nowitzki inks record contract with Dallas Mavericks

    Dirk Nowitzki inks record contract with Dallas Mavericks

    The Dallas Mavericks have re-signed Dirk Nowitzki to a 1-year, $5 million contract, making him the longest-tenured player with a franchise in NBA history. By returning to the Mavericks for a 21st season, Nowitzki will pass Kobe Bryant, who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 13-time All...
  • JaVale McGee dreaming big with Los Angeles Lakers

    JaVale McGee dreaming big with Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers have spent the offseason loading up on athletic and skilled veterans. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have handed out 1-year deals to mercurial players like Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson, Michael Beasley, and JaVale McGee. The quartet, known as much for their on-court prowess as...
  • Tobias Harris anticipating big season with LA Clippers

    Tobias Harris anticipating big season with LA Clippers

    When the LA Clippers traded Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons, the return centered around versatile forward Tobias Harris. While not yet considered a star, Harris believes he has the potential to reach that level. Heading into the 2018-19 season, Harris is gambling on himself. According to NBA...
  • Montrezl Harrell re-signs with LA Clippers

    Montrezl Harrell re-signs with LA Clippers

    The LA Clippers reached an agreement with a pivotal member of their rotation from a season ago, signing big man Montrezl Harrell. According to ESPN, Harrell agreed to a 2-year, $12 million deal.  Originally a second-round draft pick with the Houston Rockets, Harrell arrived in LA as part of the...
  • Lakers sign Michael Beasley

    Lakers sign Michael Beasley

    The Los Angeles Lakers have added another rotation piece to the mix. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka inked versatile scoring forward Michael Beasley to a 1-year deal. The deal, which adds Beasley to a crowded lineup, is set to pay him $3.5 million.  The Lakers’ front office has made a multitude of...
  • Philadelphia 76ers seeking more shooting

    Philadelphia 76ers seeking more shooting

    The Philadelphia 76ers have lost several free agents this offseason, namely Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova, and they are reportedly looking to replace that perimeter shooting. The team has engaged in talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers about a deal that would bring sharpshooter Kyle Korver to...
  • Carmelo Anthony set to hit free-agent market following three-team trade

    Carmelo Anthony set to hit free-agent market following three-team trade

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have continued an active offseason, shipping Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks in a multi-team deal. Following the completion of the trade, Anthony will reportedly receive a buyout, enabling him to choose his preferred destination in free agency. The trade expands...
  • Michael Porter hopeful to player for Nuggets in 2018-19

    Michael Porter hopeful to player for Nuggets in 2018-19

    Michael Porter, who slipped to the Denver Nuggets at No. 14 in the NBA Draft, reportedly underwent another back surgery recently. He is hopeful, however, that he will play in the upcoming season. Porter fell precipitously in the draft, mainly because of questions surrounding his health. He missed...
  • Gregg Popovich looking forward to future with DeMar DeRozan

    Gregg Popovich looking forward to future with DeMar DeRozan

    Given Kawhi Leonard’s preference to play elsewhere, the San Antonio Spurs received a good haul for the star forward. By adding DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a late first-round pick, the Spurs restocked their cupboard while allowing themselves to remain competitive in 2018-19. DeRozan, who...
  • Marcus Smart eyeing new 4-year deal with Boston Celtics

    Marcus Smart eyeing new 4-year deal with Boston Celtics

    Marcus Smart has endured a quiet offseason while waiting for a new deal with the Boston Celtics, and his time may have finally come. According to reports, the Celtics and Smart’s camp have begun negotiations on a 4-year deal in the $46-50 million range. Smart was publicly frustrated by the lack of...
  • Kawhi Leonard trade a win for the Lakers

    Kawhi Leonard trade a win for the Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers were not directly involved with the Kawhi Leonard trade, but there are multiple ramifications that could benefit the organization in the long-term. With news that the Toronto Raptors traded DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a protected first-round pick to the San Antonio Spurs...
  • Lakers’ Josh Hart named Summer League MVP

    Lakers’ Josh Hart named Summer League MVP

    The Los Angeles Lakers earned the distinction of having another player named Summer League MVP. A year after point guard Lonzo Ball took home the honors, swingman Josh Hart was named the most outstanding player at this year’s Las Vegas-based event. Hart was bestowed with the award prior to the...
  • Toronto Raptors trade for Kawhi Leonard in blockbuster deal

    Toronto Raptors trade for Kawhi Leonard in blockbuster deal

    In the NBA, the offseason rarely reaches a slowdown. Such was the case Wednesday as the Toronto Raptors acquired superstar San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard in exchange for perennial All-Star DeMar DeRozan. It is also rare that teams are able to pull off a trade that involves All-Stars...
  • Luke Walton meets with Tyronn Lue to discuss coaching LeBron James

    Luke Walton meets with Tyronn Lue to discuss coaching LeBron James

    Luke Walton, Los Angeles Lakers head coach, has used the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League to take notes on what it will be like to coach LeBron James next season. Walton sat down with Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue to start preparing for what will likely be a whirlwind season for the new...
  • Lakers continue to thrive in Las Vegas Summer League

    Lakers continue to thrive in Las Vegas Summer League

    If the Los Angeles Lakers continue on their current upward trajectory, they can attribute a fair amount of their success to the Las Vegas Summer League. Josh Hart exploded for 37 points and rookie Svi Mykhailiuk poured in 31 to lead the Lakers past the Cleveland Cavaliers in a double-overtime...
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