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  • NBA Thinking About Reseeding Playoff Format

    NBA Thinking About Reseeding Playoff Format

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 8, 2017 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver acknowledges that the league will “continue to look at” the possibility of reseeding teams 1-16 in the playoffs, regardless of conference affiliation. In the wake of changes to the All-Star Game earlier in the week, in which players will be selected by captains and will be […]

     
  • Connie Hawkins, NBA Hall of Famer, Dies at Age 75

    Connie Hawkins, NBA Hall of Famer, Dies at Age 75

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 7, 2017 at 10:58 pm 0 comments

    Connie Hawkins, basketball’s dazzling New York playground legend who soared and swooped his way to the Hall of Fame, has died at 75. His death was announced Saturday by the Phoenix Suns, the team with which he spent his most productive NBA seasons in a career delayed for years by […]

     
  • NBA All-Star Game to Lose East/West Format

    NBA All-Star Game to Lose East/West Format

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 3, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    The NBA All-Star Game is switching formats this season, as two captains will select the teams without regard to which conferences the players play in, the league announced Tuesday. The players who win the fan vote from each conference will be the captains. There will still be 12 players selected […]

     
  • Russell Westbrook Signs $205 Million Extension With Thunder

    Russell Westbrook Signs $205 Million Extension With Thunder

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 30, 2017 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook, the NBA’s reigning MVP, has signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN. The deal starts with the 2018-19 season and delivers Westbrook the biggest guaranteed contract in NBA history — six seasons and $233 million through 2022-23. It includes a […]

     
  • NBA Board of Governors Pass Draft Reform, Resting Guidelines

    NBA Board of Governors Pass Draft Reform, Resting Guidelines

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 28, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

    The NBA’s board of governors voted to pass legislation on draft lottery reform and guidelines for the resting of healthy players in the regular season. The NBA draft lottery reform passed with a 28-1-1 vote, with Oklahoma City voting against and Dallas abstaining. The NBA needed 23 of 30 teams […]

     
  • Dwyane Wade Reaches Buyout With Bulls; Cavs, Spurs, Thunder Rumored Suitors

    Dwyane Wade Reaches Buyout With Bulls; Cavs, Spurs, Thunder Rumored Suitors

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 24, 2017 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    The Bulls and Dwyane Wade have reached an agreement on a buyout, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweets. The early favorites for Wade’s services are the Spurs, Cavaliers, Thunder, and Heat, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. Miami is currently positioned to pay him the most money this season. Within […]

     
  • New York Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder

    New York Knicks Trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 23, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    The New York Knicks have agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick (via the Chicago Bulls) to New York, league sources said. Anthony, […]

     
  • Andrew Bogut Signs With Los Angeles Lakes for One Year

    Andrew Bogut Signs With Los Angeles Lakes for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 18, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent center Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to agent David Bauman. The deal is for a veterans minimum of $2.3 million, Bauman confirmed on Twitter. Sources told ESPN the deal is not fully guaranteed. Bogut suffered a broken leg during his […]

     
  • New York Knicks Sign Jarrett Jack for One Year

    New York Knicks Sign Jarrett Jack for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA September 14, 2017 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

    The New York Knicks will finalize an agreement with veteran free agent Jarrett Jack in the coming days, according to league sources. The 33-year-old point guard has been limited by two major right knee injuries in the past two seasons. If healthy, he gives the Knicks another veteran to potentially […]

     
  • Nerlens Noel Resigns With Mavericks for One Year

    Nerlens Noel Resigns With Mavericks for One Year

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA August 27, 2017 at 8:46 pm 0 comments

    Restricted free-agent center Nerlens Noel re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced on Monday. The athletic big man’s deal is for one-year, $4.1 million and he will become an unrestricted free agent in the 2018 offseason 2018, sources told ESPN. The deal was signed in Los Angeles last week, […]