Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics are no strangers to the occasional trade rumors that surround the NBA, and it appears that their latest situation is no different. According to ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo will not re-sign with the team.
Nobody warned me that the first day of the World Cup coincided with the first day of college football. Instead of watching my Maryland Terrapins thump James Madison by 45 in a total mismatch, I could have watched Team USA demolish Finland by 59 in a total mismatch. Okay, maybe I made the right choice. Tomorrow, though, the US has Turkey, who weren’t gifted a tournament spot because the guy who made Angry Birds said he wanted them to be in
Mere days after trading Jared Dudley to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Los Angeles Clippers have struck again. This time around, the Clippers sent two players packing. Surprisingly, it was the two players whom they’d just acquired for Dudley and a draft pick. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Clippers waived Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica. Delfino had two years and $6.5 million remaining on his contract. Raduljica had three years for roughly $4.57 million. Both were traded for Dudley, who had two years and
As a veteran of the game, Kobe Bryant has seen his fair share of players adapt over the years. It’s easy to see how he’s picked up on traits from his peers and also rivals in his quest to becoming the great player that he is today. Having recently turned 36 years old, and coming off a season where he was limited to just six games, Bryant would be wise to take measures to revamp his style of play.
Some NBA owners have a tendency to hold grudges when the star players on their team decide that it’s time to abandon ship, so it was no surprise when Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor provided a pretty good example of having some bad feelings towards Kevin Love when asked to speak about his former franchise player. To summarize, Taylor more or less said the following about Love: he’s the third best player on the Cleveland Cavaliers, he is injury prone, doesn’t
There is a famous old adage that states: good things come to those who wait. Everything came full-circle for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday afternoon, as a year and a half long process had finally been complete: the pursuit of Minnesota’s All-Star forward Kevin Love. Love was officially introduced as a member of the Cavaliers, and will team up with fellow All-Stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to form, potentially, the most devastating trio in the NBA.
Throughout the summer of 2014, few players have garnered as much hype as point guard Eric Bledsoe. The two-way menace has gone from tantalizing the NBA with his potential to shocking it with his unemployment nearly two months into free agency. While Bledsoe is certainly deserving of the attention, not enough focus has gone to his potential replacement: Isaiah Thomas.
Before you assume that it’s a slow news day, understand that most players don’t receive interest months in advance. It’s just as rare f0r more than 10 NBA organizations to pursue the same non-star. 31-year-old center Emeka Okafor is defying the odds by receiving a unique brand of interest. The 31-year-old is searching for a new home after spending 2013-14 with the Phoenix Suns—sort of. He missed every single game of 2013-14 due to injury and could miss significant time in 2014-15. For