NBA Southeast News and Rumors
The Heat Are Reportedly Using Chris Bosh To Lure Free Agents, Which Might Be Dangerous
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USA TODAY Sports The Miami Heat are one of the six teams that have been granted an audience with Kevin Durant once free agency kicks off on July 1, and they should have plenty to sell. They have a great coach in Erik Spoelstra, an organization that’s co…Share Tweet
Paul Millsap Has Some Smart Advice For All Those NBA Stars Set To Hit Free Agencydimemag.com 4 hours agoMartin Rickman, Uproxx NEW YORK – Paul Millsap just lost in pop-a-shot, and he isn’t thrilled about it. The Hawks star has been busy giving a tour of the NBA Store on 5th Ave., working as a sales associate and trying out various tasks. He greeted visito…Share Tweet
Pistons send Meeks to Magic for second-round picknba.com 21 hours agoThe Detroit Pistons have traded guard Jodie Meeks to the Orlando Magic for a 2019 conditional second-round draft pick.Share Tweet
Hawks exercise option on Muscala for 2016-17nba.com 24 hours agoThe Atlanta Hawks have exercised forward-center Mike Muscala's contract option for the 2016-17 season.Share Tweet
Magic's Vogel finalizes new coaching staffnba.com Jun 29 (yesterday)New Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel has finalized his staff.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Getty Image Dwight Howard may have left the Rockets on less-than-stellar terms (much like the Lakers and the Magic), but he’s still one of the best defensive centers in the game, and at 30 years old has considerable value. That’s why he opted out of the…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Not very many people can guard LeBron James. Almost none of his NBA contemporaries can, at least not on anything close to a consistent basis. Maybe the only person who could check The King is…LeBron James, of course. The YouTube user Coffee Talk put tog…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports One of the most fun yearly traditions of the NBA free agency period is upon us. Coming off a one-year, $20 million contract with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade is looking for a new deal, and his people are putting it out there that if he c…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports The initial list of six teams Kevin Durant plans to meet with has been known for a few days — the Thunder, Warriors, Spurs, Clippers, Heat and Celtics. Notably absent on that list are the Los Angeles Lakers, who always at least get meet…Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Weighs In On The Shocking Serge Ibaka Draft Day TradeGetty Image The big trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Orlando Magic was arguably the most significant thing to happen during the NBA Draft. The Thunder sent Serge Ibaka, a key cog in many a winning team, away in exchange for Victor Oladipo…Share Tweet
Report: The Wizards Have Checked Out Of The Kevin Durant Sweepstakesdeadspin.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)After all that—after all the campaigning and hashtags and t-shirts that were supposed to help bring Kevin Durant back to D.C. to play for his hometown team—the Washington Wizards are just throwing in the towel.Read more...Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)USA TODAY Sports Once upon a time, the Washington Wizards were thought to be the favorites to land Kevin Durant. He’s a DC-area native, and homecomings have been all the rage since LeBron James went back to Cleveland in 2014. But Durant has set his list…Share Tweet
Hawks' Budenholzer not guilty in DUI casenba.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been found not guilty of DUI charges.Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports Aside from Kevin Durant, Miami Heat center Hassan Whitside is arguably the most intriguing (and somewhat befuddling) free agent of 2016. Any number of teams are set to make a run at him, with the Los Angeles Lakers being the most recent…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports Much of the hubbub surrounding the Thunder’s trade of Serge Ibaka to the Magic has been focused on Oklahoma City’s attempts to retain Kevin Durant or the Magic’s seeming abandonment of their patient rebuild with youth, but slightly lost…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 24 (6 days ago)Getty Image Look, every NBA fan knows at this point that the cap room situation for this upcoming offseason is going to be wild. Every team has money to spend, which means players who probably don’t deserve max contracts are going to get them. Simply pu…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 24 (6 days ago)Getty Image As big as the Serge Ibaka-to-the-Magic deal might be, perhaps the biggest story of the 2016 NBA Draft was the deal that didn’t get made: a Jimmy Butler trade for Kris Dunn, either at the Celtics’ third overall pick or the Timberwolves’ fifth…Share TweetThe Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap that also includes Atlanta.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.