The 2012-2013 season is officially over, but Monday proved that the league never sleeps in the summer. The day kicked off with updated details on the Doc Rivers situation with the Los Angeles Clippers. While an agreement has been reached for Rivers to coach the team, they are still touching up on the formalities of a contract. More importantly, the Clippers can forget about acquiring Kevin Garnett any time soon, from ESPN.com: “The official completion of the deal that will send Doc Rivers
In three days the Cleveland Cavaliers will officially kick off the NBA Draft … unless a trade is agreed upon before then. And though the Cavs continue to work the phones in an attempt to trade their top pick, sources tell SheridanHoops that no team has yet put forth a package the Cavs find enticing — a lottery pick, and additional first-round pick (preferably in 2014), and a promising young player. As of Monday night, I’d say there is only a 20
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Doc Rivers is out that door, and he isn’t coming back … at least not until the Clippers make their one and only visit to Boston next season. What will the Celtics look like when the Clippers come calling?
The NBA landscape over the last week has been dominated by two things: the Finals, obviously, and the Doc Rivers trade talks (do they have a name yet? Doc-umentary?). But now it’s time to abruptly shift gears, from a thrilling final series to a wide-open draft class. In Joe Kotoch’s latest mock, it seems the Cavs have locked in on one candidate for the #1 pick — Alex Len, and can obtain Shawn Marion in a trade that would give
One piece of information that has not come out during the alive/dead/alive/dead Celtics-Clippers trade talks is Rivers’ motivation in wanting to leave the Celtics. It isn’t just that he doesn’t want to be a part of a rebuilding situation; it is because he has an intense dislike for point guard Rajon Rondo.
Less than one week until the NBA Draft, and all eyes are on Cleveland. The Cavs hosted all of the top prospects this week, and their board is close to finalized with Alex Len of Maryland goin No. 1 unless the pick is traded. Also, sources tell SheridanHoops.com the Cavs are in serious discussions to acquire Shawn Marion from Dallas in a lopsided trade that would allow them to move up from No. 19 to No. 13 in the first round by