why is magic mike holding a basketball?!?!? twitter.com/JLin7/status/2… — Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) July 10, 2012 Tweet of the Night goes to Jeremy Lin, who called Tyson Chandler “Magic Mike” after witnessing him pose naked for the next cover of ESPN’s “The Body Issue”. To see who Magic Mike is, you’ll have to click the provided link. Chandler is the second current Knicks player to pose for the cover of the magazine, joining Amare Stoudemire, who “graced” the cover back in 2010. Here is
Happy 4 my former college teammate & gd friend @stevenovak20 on his new deal..every1 has finally seen wht we’ve known since U wr in HS.. — Dwyane Wade (@DwyaneWade) July 9, 2012 Tweet of the Day goes to Dwyane Wade for congratulating his former college teammate in Steve Novak for agreeing to terms with the New York Knicks on a nice big contract. Novak was a rookie in the lone season he played together with Wade in Marquette, but showed his long
Deron Williams stayed. Jason Kidd left. Steve Nash was traded, and so was Kyle Lowry. Thus far, the NBA’s free agency season has been dominated by point guards, but as we count down the days to the end of the moratorium on July 11, there are plenty of other deals, signings, and trades being made. On Friday, the Celtics were dealt a crushing blow (exactly how crushing will be determined in part by Jason Terry) when Ray Allen decided to join the Miami Heat.
Before Ray Allen agreed to join the Miami Heat, nothing of major significance happened in free agency today, with the exception of the return of one Brandon Roy and the Philadelphia 76ers making some major roster adjustments. Aside from that, today’s news is filled with teams and players’ options, desires, possibilities and opinions.First reported by Jason Quick of the Oregonian, Brandon Roy has agreed to deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves: “Brandon Roy has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal
Point guards have dominated much of the free agency news up to this point, and Thursday was no exception. The only difference? It was Marc Stein of ESPN that broke most of today’s biggest news instead of Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, as you will see below. Also, for once, Dwight Howard wasn’t a major part of any big news, though you will still find news about the drama-filled center:Jason Kidd has chosen the New York Knicks over the Dallas
With Deron Williams staying with the Nets, the next big free agent point guard moving closer to a decision is Steve Nash. Nash is currently holding an offer from the Raptors, and the Knicks are trying to work out a sign-and-trade that would move some combination of Iman Shumpert, Josh Harrellson, Toney Douglas, Jerome Jordan and Dan Gadzuric (non-guaranteed contract) to Phoenix. There is other stuff going on, too: Aside from the Nets’ complications in getting a deal done for Dwight Howard,