//Lamar Odom is the latest to withdraw from Team USA, leaving only 15 players on the roster heading into the first day of training camp Thursday. “Lamar has told us that he is unable to play for the United States this summer,” Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo said. “While it is unfortunate to have lost the players we have, Coach Krzyzewski and I remain extremely confident with the group of players we’ll have at our training camp in Las
//The Orlando Magic are looking for a bundle of first-round draft picks in any package they receive exchange for Dwight Howard, and the Brooklyn Nets are willing to surrender three. They also want a couple good young players, and the Nets are willing to give them three — Brook Lopez, MarShon Brooks and Kris Humphries. Problem is, the Magic already have Glen Davis and Ryan Anderson at the power forward position, which makes Humphries a bad fit. And therein lies one
Made a very tough decision today…. lockerz.com/s/222071318 — Deron Williams (@DeronWilliams) July 3, 2012Deron Williams has made up his mind, and he is going into Brooklyn with the Nets., agreeing to a five-year max contract worth nearly $100 million.
csprtContainer(); The Nets remain very much in the hunt for Dwight Howard — even after agreeing to the outline of a trade that will bring Joe Johnson to Brooklyn. The goal is to have a Big Three of Deron Williams, Dwight Howard and Johnson, and it remains doable if the Magic are willing to play ball, a league source tells SheridanHoops.com. Orlando would have to accept a package of Brook Lopez, Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, MarShon Brooks and multiple future first-round draft picks,
csprtContainer(); Dwight Howard says he’s only interested in a trade to the Brooklyn Nets. CineSport’s Noah Coslov & SheridanHoops.com’s Chris Sheridan discuss this & the latest on Steve Nash & Deron Williams.
The Los Angeles Clippers today acquired forward Lamar Odom from the Dallas Mavericks as part of a four-team trade also involving the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets. The Clippers sent point guard Mo Williams to the Jazz and the draft rights to Furkan Aldemir, the Clippers’ second round selection (53rd overall) in the 2012 NBA Draft, to Houston, while the Jazz conveyed the draft rights of Tadija Dragicevic, Utah’s second round pick (53rd overall) in the 2008 NBA Draft to Dallas. To complete the