The Dwight Howard signing had a humongous effect on the futures market for who will win the NBA title. And then it started a trickle-down effect.
During the recruitment of Dwight Howard, you often heard the name Chandler Parsons attached to the Houston Rockets anytime there was news about making efforts to convince the center to join them. Most of us took the news that Parsons had been talking to Howard everyday with a grain of salt with the mindset of “as if he can really make a true difference.” But as it turns out, the forward played an enormous part in helping Howard make his decision.
When Metta World Peace gives interviews, you don’t always expect comments with serious substance. This is not to say that the forward isn’t knowledgeable, but he’s usually more of an entertainer when questions are asked, and is generally very easygoing when it comes to addressing the media or fans. When he learned that the Los Angeles Lakers used the amnesty provision on him, he got through it by constantly joking about it on Twitter. World Peace can also be very blunt
Before we begin our journey up to the 2013 NBA Draft, I personally believe it is very important to get a brief history lesson when it comes to previous drafts. Here were a few proposition bets prior to last years NBA Draft for a decent brief comparison: Anthony Davis was the unanimous selection to go number one in the draft, which was made obvious by the fact that you had to lay almost $5,000 to win $100. When it came to the
On Tuesday, rumors were swirling that the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Minnesota Timberwolves were discussing a deal involving Kevin Love for the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft, Dion Waiters and Tristan Thompson. It has been less than two months since Flip Saunders took over basketball operations in Minnesota, so the fact that Love’s name is already being mentioned in rumors could make the power forward rather unhappy. Here are the details of the rumors, from Andy Katz of
We are less than 48 hours away from the NBA Draft and there is absolutely no certainty at the top. Who are the Cleveland Cavaliers going to choose? SheridanHoops’ own Joe Kotoch believes it is Alex Len…today. Tomorrow? Your guess — and his — is as good as mine. Kotoch isn’t totally convinced Cleveland will still own the pick.
Hello and welcome to the Evening News. As the Finals continue, we’ll keep you updated every evening. What’s happening today? Here’s the latest from around the league: