NBA Northwest News and Rumors
Pump the brakes, Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves fans. The latest report has Eric Bledsoe staying put. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Phoenix is not considering trading its disgruntled guard to Minnesota despite previous reports …Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: The Raja Bell-Kobe Bryant Rivalrydimemag.com Sep 19 (yesterday)When you think about Kobe Bryant‘s greatest individual rivals, the list is pretty short. Ruben Patterson called himself “The Kobe Stopper,” but the Blazers never defeated the Lakers in the playoffs. Tracy McGrady might have been a rival in terms of tale…Upvote Share Tweet
Andrew Wiggins Says He’s Glad To Have More Freedom With Minnesotadimemag.com Sep 19 (yesterday)The NBA career of Andrew Wiggins has been a whirlwind before it’s even started. Drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers to be their superstar wing of the future, his prospects with the Cavs were drastically altered two weeks later when LeBron J…Upvote Share TweetWith dust finally settled after the blockbuster Kevin Love trade that changed the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the franchise has one big move still to address before the start of the season.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)Don’t call him Slim Reaper. Despite Kevin Durant‘s reluctance to embrace any nickname other than a simple “KD” the OKC sharpshooter headlines the final entrant in a three-part series where we’ll give you the NBA players who best represent an “Equalizer,…Upvote Share TweetNBA suspends Nuggets' J.J. Hickson five games for violating the terms of the anti-drug program.Upvote Share Tweet
Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramasdimemag.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Here are some miscellaneous notables this time around: Good Wall Hunt…Upvote Share Tweet
Timberwolves sign second-round pick Robinsonnba.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed second-round draft pick Glenn Robinson III.Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: Rasheed Wallace Ejected For Shouting “Ball Don’t Lie”dimemag.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)Rasheed Wallace turns 40 today. When you think about ‘Sheed, the first thing you probably think about are the technicals and ejections, which were a running theme throughout his career. You also remember his famous sayings, including “ball don’t lie” an…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Timberwolves Will Open Training Camp With Wiggins, LaVine Dunk-Offdimemag.com Sep 16 (4 days ago)Who wanted to wait until February’s All-Star break anyway? According to a report, the Minnesota Timberwolves will open training camp for the 2014-2015 season with a midnight madness-style event featuring a dunk contest between high-flying rookies Andrew…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Don’t Rule Out Oklahoma City Thunder Trading For Rajon Rondodimemag.com Sep 15 (5 days ago)Rajon Rondo may or may not have made a trade request to the Boston Celtics, but it’s safe to say he wants out of Beantown regardless. And according to one national writer, the Oklahoma City Thunder are a realistic destination for the disgruntled Celtics…Upvote Share Tweet
Ricky Rubio Never Talked To Kevin Love About His Futuredimemag.com Sep 15 (5 days ago)Kevin Love made it clear earlier this summer he would not re-sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves next summer when he had the option to opt out. It put the team in a position where they needed to trade him, which eventually ended up in a pretty good dea…Upvote Share Tweet
Danny Ferry's recent remarks have allowed us to look back at an alleged 2002 racial incidentyahoo.com Sep 11It’s a rumor at worst and a distressing anecdote at best. Chatter started to swirl on Twitter on Wednesday about an alleged in-game remark former San Antonio Spurs forward Danny Ferry said to Portland Trail Blazers swingman Bonzi Wells in 2002, and by t…Upvote Share TweetIt’s a rumor at worst and a distressing anecdote at best. Chatter started to swirl on Twitter on Wednesday about an alleged in-game remark former San Antonio Spurs forward Danny Ferry said to Portland Trail Blazers swingman Bonzi Wells in 2002, and by t…Upvote Share Tweet
Robin Lopez: “I Would Play For The Philippines”dimemag.com Sep 11Robin Lopez spent three days this week in the Philippines at a basketball training camp. The country appears to have left a very strong impression on Lopez, as he has declared his interest in joining the national team as a naturalized citizen. Via Karlo…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 8During the opening Sunday of the 2014-15 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys got steamrolled by a Niners team that went up 21-3 in the early going, with the Dallas defense acting as a sieve for Colin Kaepernick and company. Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson took…Upvote Share Tweet
Reviewing The Sam Hinkie Era In PhiladelphiaIt seems as though Sam Hinkie is almost done stripping down the team he took over after the 2012-13 NBA season. With Thaddeus Young officially traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the only player remaining on the Philadelphia 76ers roster, who was also…Upvote Share Tweet
Congratulate Russell Westbrook On Engagement By Watching His Top PlaysRussell Westbrook got engaged to long-time girlfriend Nina Earl on Wednesday. What better way to congratulate the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar than watching highlights of his top plays from the 2013-2014 season? Our favorite clip from the video above…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: Damon Stoudamire Beats Jordan And The Bulls, Wins ROYDamon Stoudamire turned 41 yesterday. Because he’s officially in his 40′s, we take a look back at his rookie season with the Toronto Raptors, in which he won Rookie of the Year and led the expansion team to a victory over Michael Jordan and a Chicago Bu…Upvote Share Tweet
Durant expands portfolio, signs new partnership dealnba.com Sep 4Thunder forward Kevin Durant said Thursday that he has signed a partnership deal with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt.Upvote Share TweetThe epic “Haka” Dance New Zealand performed before getting toasted by Team USA earlier this week led to a brief spat on Twitter between Andre Iguodala and Thunder center, Steven Adams, the latter of whom is a native of New Zealand. On Tuesday, the USA t…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeremy Evans Breaks Own Vertical Record By Touching 12-Feet, 9-Inchesdimemag.com Sep 3Andrew Wiggins broke it, then Jeremy Evans took it right back. And just a couple months later, Evans has raised the bar again. The Utah Jazz pogo stick set a new P3 Sports Science record yesterday by touching a mind-blowing 12-feet, 9-inches. Here’s the…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 3It was hardly long ago that Kenneth Faried’s days with the Denver Nuggets seemed numbered. Trade rumors swirled almost immediately after Denver hired Brian Shaw as coach last summer, and the Phil Jackson disciple made it clear he’d slow the Nuggets’ tem…Upvote Share Tweet
Rose's Touch Pass Leads To The Manimal JamSep 14Derrick Rose connects with Kenneth Faried for a sweet breakaway slam in the second quarter of Team USA's matchup with Serbia in the FIBA World Cup final.
Serbia Tops France To Face USA In FinalSep 12Serbia defeated France 90-85 to advance to the final of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
Sneaker WarsSep 12Sneaker expert Eddie Maisonet joins us to explain the shoe wars over top talents like Kevin Durant.
Faried Slams Monster Dunk On LithuaniaSep 11Kenneth Faried's dunk reinvigorates Team USA in the second quarter of the FIBA World Cup semifinal.
Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big crowd in Ge…Sep 19The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.
Minnesota Timberwolves offer Eric Bledsoe max contract in sign-and-trade w…Sep 19The Timberwolves offer Eric Bledsoe a max contract in a sign-and-trade with the Suns, sources say.
Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Ange…Sep 16Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Adande: Re-examining NBA racism campaignSep 13Why hasn't the NBA vigorously tried to identify the source of the Luol Deng comments? J.A. Adande examines.