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Getty Image Perhaps there’s fire to the annual smoke of Dwyane Wade potentially leaving the Miami Heat after all. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the future Hall of Famer has discussed contracts with the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks less tha…Share Tweet
Would Rajon Rondo Be A Good Fit For The Bulls?dimemag.com 1 hour agoGetty Image According to multiple reports, free agent point guard Rajon Rondo met with the Chicago Bulls on Friday to discuss a potential deal. Rajon Rondo indeed had a free-agent meeting today with the Bulls in Chicago, league sources tell @MarcJSpears…Share Tweetdimemag.com 6 hours agoUSA TODAY Sports UPDATE: If LeBron James’ word is any indication, it seems Cleveland won’t be matching Milwaukee’s offer sheet for Dellavedova. Congrats to my brother! @matthewdelly on his deal! Good luck in Milwaukee! Very deserving to you and your fam…Share Tweet
Reggie Miller Actually Believes The Rebuilt Pacers Will Contend With The Cavs Next Seasondimemag.com 7 hours agoCall me a homer all you want, but I'm looking at this very objectively, Pacers will contend with Cavs next May. Teague Young Jefferson areShare Tweetdeadspin.com 9 hours agoFree agent and former Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo, 28, was banned from the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug program. Mayo can apply for reinstatement in two years.Read more...Share Tweet
Al Jefferson Will Reportedly Sign With The Pacers For $30 Million Over Three Yearsdimemag.com 9 hours agoGetty Image The Indiana Pacers let Frank Vogel walk and hired Nate McMillan with the intention of speeding up one of the league’s long-time slowest offenses. Enter Al Jefferson? Apparently so. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the former …Share Tweet
As Expected, Andre Drummond Has Reportedly Agreed To A Mammoth New Deal With The Pistonsdimemag.com 10 hours agoGetty Image So much for free agency gamesmanship. Making good on his word before last season tipped off, Andre Drummond agreed to a five-year, max-level contract with the Detroit Pistons just shortly after the player-movement period began. ESPN sources …Share TweetGetty Image The New York Knicks already acquired a former Chicago Bulls MVP, and are on the verge of bringing in another former award-winner from the Windy City. One problem: This is the year 2016. Shams Charania of The Vertical reports that Joakim Noah…Share Tweet
Report: Bucks extend GM Hammond contractnba.com Jun 30 (yesterday)A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have extended the contract of general manager John Hammond through the 2017-18 season.Share Tweet
Pistons' Hilliard out with back injurynba.com Jun 30 (yesterday)The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Darrun Hilliard suffered a stress fracture of the lower back and will not participate in 2016 NBA Orlando Summer League. Hilliard will be evaluated by Detroit Pistons team physicians and a rehab process and…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 30 (yesterday)Cavs' Jefferson: not retiring, 'we'll see' on stayingShare Tweet
What issues face LeBron, Cavaliers in free agency?ESPN.com Jun 30 (yesterday)What issues face LeBron, Cavaliers in free agency?Share TweetJimmy Butler knew that Bulls were going to trade him or Derrick RoseShare Tweet
Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine throws out first pitch in familiar jerseyESPN.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine throws out first pitch in familiar jerseyShare Tweet
Pistons send Meeks to Magic for second-round picknba.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)The Detroit Pistons have traded guard Jodie Meeks to the Orlando Magic for a 2019 conditional second-round draft pick.Share Tweet
This Australian Passport Might Put The Great Thon Maker Age Conspiracy To Rest Once And For Alldimemag.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)Getty Image The Thon Maker saga may have finally reached its conclusion with the latest information concerning his age. The Milwaukee Bucks’ first-round pick has had his age questioned even before the draft, and the scrutiny only got worse after various…Share TweetGetty Image NBA Free Agency is just days away from opening, and while the Kevin Durant sweepstakes have been everyone’s primary concern, he’s no longer the biggest name who will officially be on the market. LeBron James has opted out of his contract, an…Share Tweet
The Cleveland Cavaliers were still celebrating their championship in the locker room when Richard Jedeadspin.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)The Cleveland Cavaliers were still celebrating their championship in the locker room when Richard Jefferson said he’d retire, but he’s changed his mind, according to Yahoo’s Chris Mannix. The 36-year-old reportedly wants to play “two to three more seaso…Share Tweet
It Looks Like Richard Jefferson Is Rethinking His Post-Title Retirement Plandimemag.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)Getty Image After playing a surprisingly large role in an NBA championship at the age of 35, many assumed Cleveland Cavaliers veteran wingman Richard Jefferson would take the opportunity to end his career on a high note, and retire this summer. He even …Share Tweet
Kevin Love Explains The Cavaliers’ WWE Obsession To Stephen Colbertdimemag.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)The emergence of WWE iconography was a curious feature of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA Finals comeback. LeBron James sporting an “Ultimate Warrior” shirt upon arrival back in Cleveland with the Larry O’Brien trophy was the cherry on top of this trend, b…Share Tweet
Cavs Win Second StraightMar 20LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Cavs Continue Home DominanceMar 18Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each posted double-doubles as the Cavs captured their 14th straight win at home with a 117-92 victory over the Nets.