NBA Southwest News and Rumors
Getty Image It’s no secret that the primary source of organizational dysfunction in Houston last season was the disconnect between the team’s superstar duo, James Harden and Dwight Howard. Just a year prior, the Rockets won 56 games and made a run all t…Share Tweet
Grizzlies waive Jordan Adams, Matt Costellonba.com 13 hours agoMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies have given up on their first-round draft pick from 2014, waiving guard Jordan Adams in their moves to trim their roster for the regular season.Share Tweet
Mavs PG Harris (foot) likely to miss season openerESPN.com 16 hours agoMavs PG Harris (foot) likely to miss season openerShare Tweet
Shootaround (Oct. 24) -- Knicks prep for a season of unknownsnba.com 23 hours agoKnicks begin season as great unknown | New dynamic in Spurs-Warriors | Clippers seek true home-court edge | Curry sticks up for GreenShare Tweet
Mavericks Surf Contest Begrudgingly Allows Women To Competedeadspin.com Oct 23 (yesterday)For the first time in its history, one of the most prestigious surf contests in the country will include a women’s heat in its 2016-17 competition. But the addition to the Titans of Mavericks competition wasn’t done solely because Mavericks organizers f…Share Tweet
Thanks to James Harden, Bobby Brown gets his chance with RocketsESPN.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)Thanks to James Harden, Bobby Brown gets his chance with RocketsShare Tweet
Spurs guard Danny Green out three weeks with injurynba.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green will miss three weeks after straining his left quadriceps.Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweet
Shootaround (Oct. 21) -- LaMarcus Aldridge says he's happy with Spursnba.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)Aldridge happy with Spurs | Reports: NBA, NBPA closing in on new CBA | Rose forced to play catch up with KnicksShare Tweetyahoo.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)Rick Carlisle, and the headset perched behind the back of his neck. (Getty Images) The Dallas Mavericks opened up Wednesday evening’s exhibition game with the Houston Rockets by working themselves into a 21-4 hole to start the contest. Young swingman Ju…Share Tweet
Charlotte Hornets' Marvin Williams out with broken fingernba.com Oct 19 (6 days ago)CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Hornets forward Marvin Williams will miss the remainder of the preseason with a non-displaced fracture of his left middle finger.Share Tweet
Mark Cuban Claims To Know Multiple Women Who Were Sexually Assaulted By Trump And Haven’t Come Forwarddimemag.com Oct 19 (6 days ago)Mark Cuban’s current mission involves keeping fellow (supposed) billionaire Donald Trump out of the White House. Just as the Dallas Mavericks owner enjoyed being Trump’s grim spectre at the first debate, Dallas Morning News reports that Cuban will atten…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 18 (7 days ago)Veteran guard Jason Terry — who, ICYMI, is still in the league — made headlines last month when he specifically named two All-Stars — Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard — as “B-side performers”…Share Tweet
Mavericks sign Jaleel Cousins, brother of Kings' Cousinsnba.com Oct 17DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent center Jaleel Cousins, the younger brother of All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins of Sacramento.Share Tweetnba.com Oct 16Bucks ready to deal MCW for Snell | Grizzlies expecting big things from rookie Baldwin | Retracing the steps of Cleveland's great comeback | Should Carmelo pass torch to Porzingis sooner rather than later?Share TweetBobby Brown left his mark on one of the world’s most famous monuments. (Associated Press) NBA teams play a number of preseason trips overseas, most of which serve as promotional and branding opportunities for the league and its various sponsors. While s…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 12Getty Image At a campaign stop in San Antonio on Tuesday, Trump tried his hand at some local pandering by appealing to Spurs fans. And just like in Pittsburgh, he did an awful job at it: At San Antonio fundraiser today, Trump praised the Spurs then said…Share Tweet
Years later, former Rockets star Yao Ming continues to have foot issuesESPN.com Oct 12Years later, former Rockets star Yao Ming continues to have foot issuesShare Tweet
HOOP DREAMS: How The Indiana Pacers Will Win The 2017 NBA Titledimemag.com Oct 12Getty Image The tone was set on opening night for the Indiana Pacers. Paul George torched Harrison Barnes and the Dallas Mavericks for an absurd 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, and while it seemed routine, it was a signal of greater things ahe…Share TweetGetty Image Kevin McHale was fired as head coach of the Houston Rockets extremely early in the 2014-15 season, the first real indicator that something was deeply wrong with the team. After they staggered to the eighth seed, they ditched interim coach J.…Share Tweet
Not-So-Smart EjectionMar 20Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
Grizzlies Take Care Of MavsMar 20The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded PelicansMar 20Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
Spurs Rout CelticsMar 20Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.