This is the August 18, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA rumors and news.
The 2012-13 Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith signed a three-year $18 million contract (originally reported as a four-year $24 million deal) to remain with the New York Knicks this summer. Now we know of at least one purchase since the new deal. Page Six…Upvote Share Tweet
During the same Seattle game that saw his Clippers teammate, Blake Griffin, take flight time and again, Jamal Crawford showed at his eponymous Pro-Am why he’s one of he most skilled offensive players in the NBA. Crawford exhibited his dazzling offensive…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Aug 18, 2013Jason Collins hoped to catch on with the Pistons in a reserve role, but the team decided to pass on the 7-foot journeyman center.Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce Talks Brooklyn Trade And Says Rajon Rondo “Can Be The Face Of A Franchise”With the Boston Celtics trading away Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, as well as their championship coach, Doc Rivers, they’re in full-on rebuild mode after six years as a consistent threat in the Eastern Conference despite advancing age and subsequent in…Upvote Share Tweet
Who runs New York? Who cares? Knicks and Nets, led by Paul Pierce, need to silence tired actnydailynews.com Updated Aug 18, 2013The only players who should be debating “who is the best basketball team in the city” are the kids from Lincoln High School and Boys & Girls. It’s a cute argument for teams in the PSAL. When it involves the two professional teams separated by one fa…Upvote Share Tweet
Felton: Nets will 'never take over the city'ESPN.com Updated Aug 18, 2013Paul Pierce thinks New York City eventually will be a Brooklyn Nets town. New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton disagrees -- strongly.Upvote Share Tweet