Cavs Looking For Playmaker, Not Necessarily Point Guard

The Cleveland Cavaliers are searching for a playmaker more than a traditional point guard. Cleveland recently acquired Kyle Korver and are continuing to look for ways to improve their team. “It’s something where we’re all pretty keenly aware that it would help take some burden off of Kyrie (Irving) and LeBron (James) as our primary […]

Magic Have Expressed Interest In Trading For Goran Dragic

The Orlando Magic are one of multiple teams who have expressed interest in trading with the Miami Heat for Goran Dragic. Miami gave up two future first rounders to the Phoenix Suns for Dragic in 2015 and will holdout for a sizable trade package in return for him. Dragic has a player option after the […]

NBA power rankings: Who’s No. 1 before the biggest game of the season?

Rest up this weekend, basketball friends, because Monday is going to be a doozy. The NBA will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the second (and final) regular-season meeting of 2016-17 between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers — and FOX Sports NBA insider Chris Broussard discussed whether the Cavs are in […]

Rockets Open To Trading K.J. McDaniels

The Houston Rockets could use K.J. McDaniels in a trade before the deadline. The Rockets were gauging the trade value of Corey Brewer at one point, but he’s since moved back ahead of McDaniels in the rotation of Mike D’Antoni. McDaniels signed a three-year, $10 million contract with the Rockets in the 2015 offseason. source: […]

Derrick Rose Hopes Absence Won’t Change His Future With Knicks

Derrick Rose hopes his decision to not show up for the New York Knicks’ game on Monday won’t impact how the front office views him in free agency. Rose returned to Chicago to tend to a family issue without notifying the Knicks. Rose was fined and returned to the Knicks on Tuesday, playing in games […]

Referees Claim Mark Cuban Pursuing Competitive Advantage ‘Via Threats, Intimidations’

The National Basketball Referees Association is aggressively asserting that the NBA is allowing Mark Cuban an outsize influence on how the game is officiated.   The NBRA is charging Cuban with pursuing a competitive advantage for his team “via threats and intimidation” toward game referees. The Vertical obtained a series of memorandums distributed recently among […]

Blake Griffin On Track To Return During Last Week Of January

Blake Griffin is on target to return from his routine arthroscopic procedure to remove loose bodies from his right knee on Dec. 20. Griffin missed his 13th straight game on Wednesday night. Rivers wouldn’t specify a return date, but team sources said the Clippers are hopeful he could return during the last week of January, which […]

Donatas Motiejunas: Rockets Lost An Asset, I Lost $37M

After a long restricted free agency, Donatas Motiejunas eventually signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans when he became an unrestricted free agent. Motiejunas signed a four-year, $37 million offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets that was matched by the Houston Rockets, which ultimately fell apart. “Honestly, you can say it was business […]

NBA Wants To Speed Up End Of Games

Adam Silver says the NBA would like to speed up the end of games, with a focus on retaining younger fans who “have increasingly short attention spans.” “It’s something that I know all of sports are looking at right now, and that is the format of the game and the length of time it takes […]