Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

Ryan Bawek

There is a Trade Market for Derrick Rose

There is a Trade Market for Derrick Rose

The Derrick Rose experiment in the Big Apple hasn’t been a huge success and has included a few bizarre speed bumps, most notably Rose leaving the team on a game day and going AWOL to be with family. Despite all of this, there appears to be a trade market for the 28-year-old former MVP (seems [...]

February 21, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Clippers, Chris Paul “Verbally Agree” On $200 Million Extension

Clippers, Chris Paul “Verbally Agree” On $200 Million Extension

According to the daily NBA round-up by Basketball Insiders Writer Steve Kyler, the Clippers and Chris Paul have already verbally agreed to a new over $200 million max extension when Paul becomes a free agent this summer. Chris Paul has been expected for some time to opt out of the final year and $24.6 million [...]

February 21, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kings Owner Thinks Buddy Hield Can be Steph 2.0

Kings Owner Thinks Buddy Hield Can be Steph 2.0

Kings Owner Vivek Ranadive is a highly creative software and business tycoon, but has proven to be a slightly meddling and legitimately loopy basketball mind. He was the one person who still loved DeMarcus Cousins and refused to trade him until the bitter end. He has actually suggested and wanted his team to play 4-on-5 [...]

February 21, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cousins Trade Was Right Move, Wrong Deal for Kings

Cousins Trade Was Right Move, Wrong Deal for Kings

After approximately one million stories about the seemingly never-ending saga between the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins and who was more at fault for the organization’s struggles and whether they should or shouldn’t, would or wouldn’t trade the supremely talented and supremely ornery center, the Cousins era in Sacramento ended Sunday night after the All-Star [...]

February 21, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls Still Have Interest in Jahlil Okafor Trade

Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls Still Have Interest in Jahlil Okafor Trade

Big men-headlined NBA trades continue to go through, and yet still Jahlil Okafor remains with the Philadelphia 76ers. As has been the case for roughly forever, though, the expectation is for this to change. And while the New Orleans Pelicans (DeMarcus Cousins trade), Denver Nuggets (Mason Plumlee trade) and Portland Trail Blazers (Jusuf Nurkic trade) [...]

February 20, 2017 dfavale Ryan Bawek 0

Joel Embiid Considered Retirement During Injury Plagued Seasons

Joel Embiid Considered Retirement During Injury Plagued Seasons

Although he has been a breath of fresh air for an organization who badly needed it and has been nothing short of a sensation on and off the court in the 2016-17 season (despite his current injury) there was a time not long ago when Embiid was the butt of many a joke as “The [...]

February 17, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

T’Wolves Owner Says Team Aiming for Playoff Berth

T’Wolves Owner Says Team Aiming for Playoff Berth

Coming into the 2016-17 season the Minnesota Timberwolves were the darlings of the NBA, an incredibly young team flush with talent and potential that many prognosticators thought were ready to take the leap to being a playoff team. A 6-18 start quelled those notions pretty quickly as even with defensive guru Tom Thibodeau in tow [...]

February 17, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Suns Not Expected to Trade Eric Bledsoe and They Shouldn’t

Suns Not Expected to Trade Eric Bledsoe and They Shouldn’t

As we enter the final week before the NBA trade deadline, the rumors will only continue to intensify, and a number of trades that were never rumored will actually occur as teams play musical chairs. Because of a confluence of factors for the Phoenix Suns, including their status as a rebuilding team, the fact that [...]

February 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Knicks Somehow Most Valuable Franchise in NBA Still

Knicks Somehow Most Valuable Franchise in NBA Still

Forbes released an article Wednesday morning breaking down the valuation of NBA franchises in 2017. Believe it or not despite the constant futility on the court, the constant drama off the court surrounding the franchise, the president taking mid-season vacations and former fan favorites being banned from the arena, the New York Knicks are still [...]

February 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Magic Trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross, 1st Round Pick

Magic Trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross, 1st Round Pick

News came down early Tuesday afternoon that the Orlando Magic have agreed to send free agent to be Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for scoring wing Terrance Ross and the Raptors 2017 first round pick, as first reported by The Vertical. Not to toot my own horn, but I predicted and called [...]

February 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0
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