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Flip Saunders has no problem starting Kevin Garnett, and neither should you
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We can only imagine how Kevin Garnett will release his ridiculous energy once he eventually moves into a management role with the Minnesota Timberwolves, if only because he's unleashed it all over NBA courts for more than half his life now, but for the …Share Tweet
Trail Blazers waive center Brendan Haywoodnba.com 23 hours ago(July 30, 2015) -- The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey.Share Tweet
Awesome Old Dude Andre Miller Should Play In The NBA Foreverdeadspin.com Jul 30 (yesterday)As you may have heard, cagey-ass old man Andre Miller has signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2015-16 NBA season. The Wolves have oft-injured, offensively challenged Ricky Rubio at the point, and down the roster they’ve got scrawny rookie Tyu…Share Tweet
Wesley Matthews 'was pissed off' that Portland didn't even offer him a contract, or phone callyahoo.com Jul 30 (yesterday)Less than a month into the NBA’s 2015 NBA offseason, the Portland Trail Blazers have firmly established their presence at the top of everyone’s “worst summer in the NBA” lists. The team lost four starters from last year’s club (and even a late-season re…Share Tweetnba.com Jul 29 (yesterday)The Professor will be holding office hours in Minnesota next season.Share Tweet
Nuggets sign second-round pick Jokicnba.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)The Denver Nuggets have signed 20-year-old Serbian center Nikola Jokic to a multiyear contract.Share Tweetnba.com Jul 27 (4 days ago)The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money.Share Tweet
Blazers sign Pressey, undrafted rookie Alexandernba.com Jul 24 (7 days ago)The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Phil Pressey and forward Cliff Alexander, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 23Earlier this month, we heard conflicting reports about why exactly LaMarcus Aldridge never met with the Knicks during free agency. NBA.com reported the former Portland Trail Blazers big man canceled his meeting with the Knicks because Phil Jackson wante…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 23Several NBA teams have unveiled new uniforms for the upcoming season in recent months, with some — like the Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks — undergoing full-fledged revamps and others — like the Charlotte Hor…Share Tweet
Nuggets Prez On Ty Lawson's Drinking: "You Could Smell It" At Practicedeadspin.com Jul 22Now that Ty Lawson is no longer a Denver Nugget, team president Josh Kroenke is free to say whatever he wants about his team’s former point guard, and he is not holding back.Read more...Share TweetThe Houston Rockets' weekend trade for erstwhile Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson looks like a classic case of general manager Daryl Morey exploiting the vagaries of player value. Lawson's second DUI arrest in six months turned an already likely dep…Share TweetAldridge: I likely 'will be booed' by Blazers fansShare TweetDenver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, who was arrested Tuesday for suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles, will enter a 30-day residential treatment program Saturday for his alcohol issues, his lawyers said Friday. Read more...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 16Are you a Michael Jordan fan with tens of thousands of dollars in disposal income? Do you need a basketball hoop for your private indoor court and/or backyard? Are you willing to tell anyone who will listen why your basket is special and not like the ot…Share Tweetnba.com Jul 15Five years after Nemanja Bjelica's rights were acquired by Minnesota, the Timberwolves have finally added him to the roster.Share Tweet
The Healing Problems With Durant's FootMar 20Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?Mar 20Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
5-on-5: Biggest fallersJul 30After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. A...
5-on-5: Biggest risers, fallers for 2015-16 NBA seasonJul 28After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
Miami Heat trade Zoran Dragic to Boston CelticsJul 27The Boston Celtics have acquired guard Zoran Dragic and a future second-round pick from the Miami Heat, sources told ESPN.com.
Cleveland Cavaliers trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller to Portland Trail B…Jul 26The Cavaliers have agreed to trade Mike Miller and Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers in a deal aimed to create future options and save luxury-tax money, sources told ESPN.com.