NBA Southeast News and Rumors
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With LeBron James leaving South Beach for his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA lost one of its better rivalries of the past few seasons: the “Hollywood as hell” Miami Heat versus the rough-and-tumble Chicago Bulls. Reigning Defensive Player of the …Upvote Share Tweet
Forward Paul Millsap has been added to the 2014-16 USA Men's National Team roster, it was announced today by USA Basketball National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo. He joins Hawks teammate Kyle Korver on the men's national team, making the Hawks…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com 22 hours agoEarlier this month LeBron James asked fans on his Instagram page if he should go back to the No. 23 he wore during his first seven seasons in the NBA with the Cavaliers, or should stick with the No. 6 that he wore during four straight Finals appearances…Upvote Share Tweet
Wade: LeBron Is New Favorite Opponent, Kobe Second Best Everdimemag.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Dwyane Wade exhibited rare perspective and grace by offering public support of close friend LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, that certainly doesn’t mean Wade and the Miami Heat will take it easy on their former teamm…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 26 (yesterday)According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the NBA will likely extend the All-Star break to a full week in 2014-2015. Miami Heat beat writer Ira Winderman was first to report the news. The NBA is poised to turn the All-Star break into All-Star week th…Upvote Share Tweet
The 10-man rotation, starring what John Wall does or does not need to do to help the Wizards' offenseyahoo.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Fancy Stats. In which Neil Greenberg s…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks sign first-round pick Paynenba.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)The Atlanta Hawks have signed power forward Adreian Payne, the team's first-round pick last month.Upvote Share TweetThe Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.Upvote Share TweetWashington Wizards guard John Wall has been added to the U.S. player pool for this summer's World Cup of Basketball.Upvote Share TweetIt’s no secret that Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon needs to work on his perimeter skills before making a full-time transition to the wing in the NBA. And by all accounts, Gordon is living up to his reputation as a tireless worker by constantly honing…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)Just hours after adding Washington Wizards point guard John Wall to its pool of candidates for the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Team USA lost an All-Star, too. Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin announced earlier today that he will not participate for t…Upvote Share Tweet
Magic sign 2nd-rounder Devyn Marblenba.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.Upvote Share TweetVeteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Todaydimemag.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. From a young age, Al…Upvote Share Tweet
Hey dads, here's Frank Caliendo reading LeBron James' 'I'm coming home' essay as Morgan Freeman (Video)yahoo.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)If you're anything like me, when you finished reading the Sports Illustrated essay in which LeBron James explained why he'd decided to leave the Miami Heat in free agency and rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers, the first thing you thought was, "This wa…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)Veteran guard Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for his 19th season and joining his former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers, The Boston Globe has reported, citing an NBA source.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)The Mavericks are closing in on signing former Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, according to sources briefed on the talks.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)The Washington Wizards — in conjunction with adidas and the NBA — released a teaser of their new alternate uniforms on Tuesday, with the navy blue and red color blocking at the top and “Washington” listed on the front. The new navy color also adorns the…Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down The New Eastern Conference Contendersdimemag.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)With one Sports Illustrated essay, the entire hierarchy in the Eastern Conference was destroyed. The Miami Heat, the champions of the Eastern Conference for the last four seasons, lost their best player. The Cleveland Cavaliers, an Eastern Conference la…Upvote Share Tweet
Paul George Says The Pacers Forgot Their Edge Last Seasondimemag.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)The Indiana Pacers might have reached the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season in 2014, but long before the Miami Heat rolled them 4-2 in the best-of-seven series, they had so many chinks in their armor, it might as well have been…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Jul 20Glen Rice, Jr. of the Washington Wizards was unanimously named Most Valuable Player of the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014, while nine additional standout players highlight the Samsung All-NBA Summer League First and Second teams, as selected by a panel …Upvote Share Tweet
Wade's One-Handed Catch From Brandon MarshallJul 26Heat guard Dwyane Wade showed off his football skills while in the gym, catching passes from Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-OopJul 20In summer league play, Charlotte Hornets guard Rion Brown unleashed a full-force, alley-oop jam against the New York Knicks.
Wizards Beat Spurs In Triple OTJul 19Otto Porter Jr. scored 27 points in the Wizards' 95-94 triple-overtime win over the Spurs.
Heat Re-Sign Udonis HaslemJul 18Amin Elhassan discusses the Heat re-signing Udonis Haslem to a new contract.
Team USA invites Paul Millsap of Atlanta Hawks to training campJul 27In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.
Kevin Love of Minnesota Timberwolves withdraws from Team USAJul 26Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.
Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year dealJul 25Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…Jul 25The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.