NBA Southwest News and Rumors
Players taking discounts to stay in San Antonio has been an integral part of the Spurs’ incredible success over the past decade. Reigning All-NBA Second Team honoree and four-time champion Tony Parker is the latest Spurs star to continue that trend, agr…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not Going To Lie”dimemag.com 17 hours agoThis week, Chris Bosh officially inked a five-year, $118 million to remain with the Miami Heat. Yesterday, Bosh talked about how close he actually came to leaving Miami to join the Houston Rockets. Once LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, ev…Upvote Share TweetManu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the San Antonio Spurs guard since the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 31 (yesterday)The supposed hot blood simmering between James Harden and former teammate Chandler Parsons after Harden made some damaging comments indirectly demising Parsons’ additions for the Rockets, was probably blown out of proportion a tad by the media. The two …Upvote Share Tweet
Hayward On Max Contract: “I Don’t Think I have To Live Up To Anything Now”dimemag.com Jul 30 (3 days ago)Gordon Hayward signed a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets this off-season. The Utah Jazz matched the offer and will be bringing Hayward back on a maximum-level contract. Yesterday, Hayward spoke about the new reality of being…Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs' sign Ivan Johnson after year in Chinanba.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ivan Johnson after he started all five games for their summer league team.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: LeBron, Cavs Will Play At Heat On Christmasdimemag.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)The Cleveland Cavaliers are quickly becoming the league’s marquee team. Already poised to play in opening night’s headliner against the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, the Cavs will reportedly celebrate Christmas by facing the Miami Heat in LeBron…Upvote Share TweetGrizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.Upvote Share TweetManu Ginobili had hopes of continuing his stellar international basketball career this summer at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. But the Spurs have denied him permission to participate in the event. Via Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News, the S…Upvote Share Tweet
Well, here is a picture of James Harden made out of real hair (Photo)yahoo.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)When I interviewed Filip Peraić, the Croatian artist behind James Harden Illustrated, about four months ago, he explained that what he found so enriching about pursuing artistic freedom within the confines of the Houston Rockets All-Star's side profile …Upvote Share Tweet
Fat Joe Almost Punched Mark Cuban Once At A Jordan Sneaker Auctiondimemag.com Jul 28 (5 days ago)Mark Cuban has never been shy about voicing his opinion or talking a little smack when he gets a chance. According to Fat Joe, he crossed paths with the Dallas Mavericks owner at a sneaker auction and almost knocked him out. As a guest of Complex Magazi…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Spurs At Cavs Could Open 2014-2015 Seasondimemag.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)The reigning NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs might open their quest to repeat in 2014-2015 under the most unenviable of circumstances. According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, rumors are that the league’s season-opening matchup could be the Spurs …Upvote Share Tweet
Donatas Motiejunas Questions Chandler Parsons’ Contractdimemag.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)The Houston Rockets would have happily matched the Dallas Mavericks’ offer sheet to Chandler Parsons had Chris Bosh done as expected and inked a contract to create the league’s newest Big Three with James Harden and Dwight Howard. Just don’t tell that t…Upvote Share Tweet
Dwight Howard Actually Tried To Recruit Jameer Nelson To Houstondimemag.com Jul 25Free agent point guard Jameer Nelson signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks this week. If Dwight Howard had his way, Nelson would be in Houston instead. According to Shams Charania’s sources, Nelson made his decision despite a push from Howard…Upvote Share Tweet
Hornets officially sign Vonleh, Pargonba.com Jul 25The Hornets have announced they've signed rookie forward Noah Vonleh and re-signed veteran point guard Jannero Pargo.Upvote Share TweetPerhaps you’ve heard the condescending remarks James Harden and teammate Dwight Howard made in the wake of Chandler Parson‘s departure for Dallas. After the Rockets failed to match Parson’s near-max deal with the Mavs, Harden and Dwight basically said i…Upvote Share TweetVeteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcomsdimemag.com Jul 24No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always en…Upvote Share Tweet
The 10-man rotation, starring the Dallas Mavericks, who could be making a move after a strong summeryahoo.com Jul 24A 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: Sports on Earth. Michael Pina on the &…Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs owner undergoes 2nd hip replacementESPN.com Jul 24Mavericks owner Mark Cuban posted a video to Instagram of him taking his first steps a day after having his right hip replaced.Upvote Share Tweet
Tony Parker Sticking With SpursAug 1Amin Elhassan discusses Tony Parker's contract extension with the Spurs.
Rookie Class, "One Four" The AgesJul 31After watching them up close, David Thorpe says even beyond the big names the draft class of 2014 has a chance to be the best since 1984.
Report: Spurs at Cavs For Season Opener?Jul 28"Around The Horn" debates how fair it is for the defending champion Spurs to travel to Cleveland for the NBA season opener.
Should Harden's Teammates Be Upset?Jul 24The "SportsNation" crew debates whether James Harden's Rockets teammates should be offended by his saying that he and Dwight Howard are the cornerstones of the team while the other players are role players.
George has surgery after serious leg injuryAug 1Indiana Pacers star Paul George suffered a gruesome lower right leg injury during the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage at UNLV and underwent surgery late Friday night.
Parker signs multiyear extension with SpursAug 1The San Antonio Spurs have signed Tony Parker to a multi-year extension, the team announced Friday.
Windhorst: Anthony Davis at center of attentionJul 31As Team USA camp winds down in Las Vegas, Anthony Davis is stepping into the spotlight and an unexpected player is fighting for a roster spot.
Indiana Pacers star Paul George says he is ready to live up to the pressur…Jul 31It seemed like July was a bit of a bad month for the Indiana Pacers, with Lance Stephenson bolting to Charlotte after what seemed like an unnecessary contract dispute and LeBron James signing with a division rival.