NBA Southeast News and Rumors
“I think a lot of times we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court.” That’s Washington point guard John Wall, talking to CSN’s Chris Miller about Bradley Beal, whom the Wizards signed to a five-year, $128 million contract this past July. Grea…Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backlash’ In The U.S.dimemag.com Aug 22 (7 days ago)Getty Image Since his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has experienced vitriol from fans the likes of which he’s never seen. After being cast as the wholesome antithesis of LeBron James’ mercenary decision t…Share Tweet
Heat sign veteran guard Udrihnba.com Aug 17Beno Udrih is coming back to the Miami Heat on a one-year deal, getting another chance to back up fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic at point guard.Share Tweet
Hassan Whiteside Loses It After His Opponent Quits During An ‘NBA 2K’ Gamedimemag.com Aug 17USA TODAY Sports Hassan Whiteside takes his NBA 2K seriously. Very seriously. We know this because after a triple-double against the Bulls in 2015, when he was still emerging as an NBA player on a minimum deal with the Miami Heat after years of obscurit…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15Travis Outlaw of the Sacramento Kings dribbles against Louis Williams of the Atlanta Hawks on December 18, 2013. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Former NBA forward Travis Outlaw was arrested last Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him on a felony marijuana…Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 15Getty Image In the annals of NBA history, few teams are as legendary for the wrong reasons as the early 2010s Washington Wizards, the superteam built around Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford and Andray Blatche. JaVale and Swaggy P even had their…Share Tweet
Heat owner writes letter to fans, expressing confidencenba.com Aug 11Miami Heat managing general partner Micky Arison released an open letter to the team's fans Thursday night, telling them he is confident they'll enjoy the upcoming season.Share Tweet
The New ‘NBA 2K17’ Trailer Pits Michael Jordan And The Dream Team Against Team USA In Riodimemag.com Aug 10Ever wondered how Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and the Dream Team would fare against today’s representatives of USA Basketball? Your curiosity will be sated soon enough. In an epic new look at NBA 2K17, the next iteration of the top-rated …Share Tweet
Channing Frye Was Really Impressed With The Pre-Game Burritos The Cavs Provided Last SeasonUSA TODAY Sports Channing Frye had some spectacular moments for the Cleveland Cavaliers during the playoffs, most notably his 27-point explosion in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks on 7-of-9 shooting from behind the …Share Tweet
The Orlando Magic’s New Alternate Jerseys Received A Good Old-Fashioned Twitter RoastGet your first look at our brand-new “Stars” jersey, which players will wear during the 2016-17 season! #PureMagic — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) August 9, 2016 The Orlando Magic, once owners of one of the NBA’s dopest uniforms, are trying to right the…Share TweetGetty Image When last we saw Emeka Okafor, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns from the Washington Wizards in 2013 after the worst season of his career was ended by a herniated disk in his neck. Okafor never suited up for the Suns and has been out of the …Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 7Getty Image Ray Allen last played in the NBA in 2014 with the Miami Heat. He’s 41, and he’s a former 10-time All-Star with two NBA titles to his name. However, despite the fact that he hasn’t played the last two seasons, and despite the fine career that…Share Tweet
Why Is Jason Terry Refusing To Label The Warriors A Super Team?dimemag.com Aug 2Jason Terry isn’t shy about making bold proclamations. Before the 2010-2011 season, he got a tattoo of the Larry O’Brien trophy on his right bicep. Fortunately for him, the Dallas Mavericks went on to defeat the Big 3 era Miami Heat, a stunning upset to…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 2Hawks will open seven-game preseason schedule on Oct. 6Share Tweet
LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The Heatdimemag.com Aug 1On November 26, 2013, Kobe Bryant signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-year deal would pay him $48.5 million over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, presumably the ultimate twilight of his Hall-of-Fame career. That Bryant’s on-…Share Tweet
Q&A with Hawks' Jack: 'Looking forward to a new start'ESPN.com Jul 29Q&A with Hawks' Jack: 'Looking forward to a new start'Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 29Getty Image One of the biggest surprises of this year’s free agency period in the NBA was Dwyane Wade’s departure from the Miami Heat to the Chicago Bulls. Wade had been synonymous with the Heat since winning NBA Finals MVP in 2006, but years of acrimon…Share Tweet
Wizards re-sign guard Marcus Thorntonnba.com Jul 28The Washington Wizards have re-signed reserve guard Marcus Thornton.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 28The mugshot of former NBA player Glen Rice Jr. (Photo via DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) Former Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was arrested in Georgia on Monday after allegedly assaulting a former Tulane University basketball player and running…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. (Jim Rogash/ Getty Images) It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. [F…Share Tweet
Hassan Whiteside Dunked And Blocked His Way To Player Of The Week At The Drew Leaguedimemag.com Jul 26It’s been a big summer for newly-minted Heat center Hassan Whiteside. After entering the offseason as one of the most sought-after free agents on the market, the big man elected to stay in Miami on a max deal reportedly worth around $98 million over fou…Share Tweet
Beal signs new contract to return to Wizardsnba.com Jul 26Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has re-signed guard Bradley Beal. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…Share Tweet
The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The Country In Julydimemag.com Jul 26Getty Image Kevin Durant’s defection from the Oklahoma City Thunder created basketball’s newest super team, a squad that’s poised to face more attention, scrutiny, and outright hate than any the league has seen since the 2010-11 Miami Heat. Winning will…Share Tweet
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Wade, Heat Cruise Past NuggetsMar 20Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.