Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

Dan Favale

Clippers Contacted Wizards About Otto Porter Trade…and Washington Laughed

Clippers Contacted Wizards About Otto Porter Trade…and Washington Laughed

Imagine trying to get the Washington Wizards to trade Otto Porter. Funny, right? Now imagine the Los Angeles Clippers being the team that tries getting Washington to sell its stud wing. Unfathomable, right? Yes, and no. It’s ridiculous in the sense it’s never going to happen, but possible in the sense Los Angeles tried, per [...]

February 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Add the Indiana Pacers to List of NBA Teams Pursuing Jahlil Okafor Trade

Add the Indiana Pacers to List of NBA Teams Pursuing Jahlil Okafor Trade

The trade market for Jahlil Okafor, already tepid, was supposed to be freezing cold if many of his thought-to-be suitors in the New Orleans Pelicans, Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets pulled the trigger on other deals involving big man. That, apparently, hasn’t been the case. Both the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls remain in [...]

February 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Chicago Bulls ‘Are Telling Other Teams’ Jimmy Butler Won’t Be Traded

Chicago Bulls ‘Are Telling Other Teams’ Jimmy Butler Won’t Be Traded

If the NBA is going to play host to another blockbuster deal ahead of the Feb. 23 trade deadline, it won’t include Jimmy Butler. Apparently. As ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst said (via HoopsHype): The Bulls are telling other teams that everyone except Jimmy Butler is available for trades and believes the team is more inclined to [...]

February 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Pelicans May Be Willing to Give Jrue Holiday Max Money in Free Agency

Pelicans May Be Willing to Give Jrue Holiday Max Money in Free Agency

It turns out the New Orleans Pelicans’ acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins is great news for Jrue Holiday. There are the obvious reasons, starting with the fact Cousins give Holiday yet another weapon to which he can pass. But the big man’s arrival also gives the Holiday leverage in contract negotiations this summer when he enters [...]

February 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Los Angeles Lakers Still Seeking 1st-Round Pick in Trade for Lou Williams

Los Angeles Lakers Still Seeking 1st-Round Pick in Trade for Lou Williams

Lou Williams looks more and more out of place on the Los Angeles Lakers by the day. He’s on the wrong side of 30, he takes touches away from the kiddies by default, and while he hasn’t hurt their tank, his absurd offensive output doesn’t do their top-three protected first-round pick (owed to the Philadelphia [...]

February 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kings Shopping Arron Afflalo Darren Collison, Ben McLemore After Trading DeMarcus Cousins

Kings Shopping Arron Afflalo Darren Collison, Ben McLemore After Trading DeMarcus Cousins

Dealing DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans may be the first of many moves for the Sacramento Kings leading into the NBA’s Feb. 23 trade deadline. From The Vertical’s Chris Mannix: The Kings excised Cousins, and there are strong indications they are not done dealing, either. Sacramento is determined to restock the franchise with assets, [...]

February 21, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Washington Wizards Interested in Trading for Lou Williams, Bojan Bogdanovic

Washington Wizards Interested in Trading for Lou Williams, Bojan Bogdanovic

Though the Washington Wizards have been on a tear since Christmas, their bench could use a major boost. They are not unaware of this. Hence the interest in trading for Lou Williams or Bojan Bogdanovic, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via HoopsHype):  The Wizards feel like if there’s a wing player that they can get [...]

February 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Planning to Remain Together Beyond Trade Deadline

Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Planning to Remain Together Beyond Trade Deadline

Carmelo Anthony has not played his final game as a member of the New York Knicks. Then again, DeMarcus Cousins is now with the New Orleans Pelicans, so who really knows what’s going to happen anymore. Though Anthony’s named has ambled in and out of the rumor mill over the last month or so, largely [...]

February 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Anthony Davis on Winning All-Star MVP and DeMarcus Cousins Trade: ‘It Doesn’t Get Better’

Anthony Davis on Winning All-Star MVP and DeMarcus Cousins Trade: ‘It Doesn’t Get Better’

Anthony Davis had a good Sunday night. Okay, fine: He had one of the best Sunday nights in the history of Sunday nights. First, he dropped 52 points during the Western Conference’s 192-182 All-Star Game victory over the Eastern Conference, breaking Wilt Chamberlain’s previous record of 42 points. Then, in front of the hometown New [...]

February 20, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Serge Ibaka Deal Could Just be Beginning of Raptors’ Trade-Deadline Plans

Serge Ibaka Deal Could Just be Beginning of Raptors’ Trade-Deadline Plans

The Toronto Raptors are surely done wheeling and dealing after acquiring Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic, right? Maybe not. From the Toronto Star‘s Doug Smith: HAVE: League sources insist Toronto will not give away any more young assets such as Delon Wright, Jakob Poeltl, Lucas Nogueira, Pascal Siakam, Norm Powell or Fred VanVleet, but that [...]

February 17, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0
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