Ex-Cavs GM David Griffin believes Kyrie Irving will be traded, applauds ‘courage’ to make request

Kyrie Irving has come under fire since his trade request became the biggest NBA news of the summer, but he has one man in his corner. Former Cavs general manager David Griffin, who parted ways with the franchise only days before the 2017 NBA Draft, says Irving handled a difficult situation the right way. Griffin […]

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas won’t undergo hip surgery

Isaiah Thomas’ rehabilitation will start sooner than expected. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge disclosed Wednesday that hip surgery has been ruled out for the star point guard. However, a resolution of his status with the Knicks still hasn’t been reached. Even though Anthony said he wants to stay in New York to be […]

Timberwolves owner wants meeting with Andrew Wiggins before sealing max deal

The Timberwolves are willing to dish out the money for Andrew Wiggins, but they want to make sure Wiggins is just as serious about them. Team owner Glen Taylor said he wants to have an in-person meeting with Wiggins about his future with the ‘Wolves and how he plans on working to getting the team […]

LeBron James invites Derrick Rose to work out in Las Vegas, report says

LeBron James and Derrick Rose will be heading to Las Vegas to work out together as teammates, ESPN.com reported. James extended the invitation to Rose, who accepted. The pair could work out as early as Wednesday, according to the report. James is already in Sin City on vacation and doing workouts on his own. The […]

Steven Adams’ secret to successful free-throw practice is punch to gut

Steven Adams has a unique method to practice his free throws. To improve his form, the Thunder big man has one of Oklahoma City’s assistant coaches sneak up and punch him in the gut when he’s least expecting it. Here’s how Adams’ practice sessions go, via the Norman Transcript: He plays one of the most […]

Knicks owner James Dolan hasn’t spoken to new GM Scott Perry since hiring him

James Dolan is not known to be the most personable man in the world. Charles Oakley can attest to that. But most people would assume he would go out of his way to meet his new hires, since he, you know, owns the Knicks. But he has yet to meet with new general manager Scott […]

NBA free agency: Dan Gilbert clearing path out of Cleveland for LeBron James

James is not one of those. He’s keenly aware of what’s gone on with the Cavs, and the messages Gilbert has been sending no meaningful roster additions, no firm hand at the top of the basketball operation are being read loud and clear by the Cavs’ bedrock star. Don’t be surprised, then, when James sends […]

Knicks, Rockets reportedly restart talks on Carmelo Anthony trade

The Rockets and Knicks have restarted trade talks for Carmelo Anthony according to ESPN. The trade would still have to involve a third team if both teams want to get a deal done and the likely reason for that is the Rockets need to get rid of Ryan Anderson’s three-year, $60 million contract to free […]