This is the June 29, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA rumors and news.
Dwight Howard has told associates that he doesn’t like Mike D’Antoni’s system, but that’s not the main reason he’s looking to leave L.A. He and Kobe Bryant have a decent relationship, but Howard isn’t nearly as consumed with winning as Bryant. H a ndica…
Eyes on Howard when NBA free agency opensUpdated Jun 29 Share TweetDwight Howard could leave, Chris Paul is expected to stay, and plenty more will happen beyond Los Angeles when the NBA's free agency period opens.Source: nba.comShare TweetHeat forward Udonis Haslem played through much of the second half of Miami's season with a torn right meniscus, and told The Associated Press that surgery will be required to repair the previously undisclosed injury.
Mavs ready for free agency, starting with HowardUpdated Jun 29 Share TweetDirk Nowitzki is willing to hop on a plane at a moment's notice. Mark Cuban won't have "Shark Tank" tapings that interfere with recruiting.Source: nba.com
Toronto Raptors join talks for Eric Bledsoe of Los Angeles ClippersUpdated Jun 29 Share TweetThe Toronto Raptors have joined the Orlando Magic at the head of the list of known suitors for Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources close to the process.Source: ESPN.com
The Patriots' travails and the Celtics' rebuilding are blessings in disguise for the city of Boston,Updated Jun 29 Share TweetThe Patriots' travails and the Celtics' rebuilding are blessings in disguise for the city of Boston, which has devolved into "a massively stale sports bar," writes John Liam Policastro. [Vice]Read more...Source: deadspin.com
"learn Footwork.": "LEARN FOOTWORK." Assorted retorts to the Lakers'…Updated Jun 29 Share Tweet"LEARN FOOTWORK." Assorted retorts to the Lakers' "STAY" billboard for Dwight Howard are making the Twitter rounds. [@WelchysGripe]Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetAndrei Kirilenko is opting out of the final year of a contract that would have paid him $10 million next season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, making him a free agent.Share TweetHoward to reportedly announce his decision on July 10Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Milwaukee Bucks have made re-signing point guard Brandon Jennings a priority, according to a report by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.Source: ESPN.com
Tough Road Ahead For Rondo, CelticsJun 29Jackie MacMullan discusses the road ahead for Rajon Rondo and the next Celtics coach.
SC Conversation: Kevin DurantJun 29Kevin Durant discusses his experience watching the NBA Finals, his decision to join Jay-Z's agency and his trip to aid tornado victims in Oklahoma.
Paul To Re-Sign With ClippersJun 29Sources: Chris Paul's representatives tell teams not to bother pursuing the point guard.
Toronto Raptors join talks for Eric Bledsoe of Los Angeles ClippersJun 29The Toronto Raptors have joined the Orlando Magic at the head of the list of known suitors for Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources close to the process.