NBA Rumors: Paul George ‘Hell-Bent’ On Joining Lakers In Free Agency?

Paul George is staying put … for now. League sources told The Vertical just before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline that the Pacers passed on trade offers for George and he’ll remain with Indiana. USA TODAY’s Sam Amick wrote Wednesday, however, that the All-Star forward would love nothing more than to sign with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers when he’s a free agent in 2018...
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The Pacers are interested in Arron Afflalo

RUMORS! Earlier this afternoon, USA Today’s Sam Amick released an excellent report on the Indiana Pacers, Larry Bird, and Paul George. In the interest of time and context, Bird needs to find Paul George some help, and if they can’t do that, trading George might be their only option. Sound familiar? Sprinkled in that report was a little nugget about veteran Sacramento Kings...
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Paul George Wants To Stay… If the Indiana Pacers Are Contenders

Paul George has told Indiana Pacers ownership he wants to stay if the team can contend for an NBA title according to USA Today’s Sam Amick. Despite the rumors, Paul George wants to stay with the Indiana Pacers and win a championship. Good news, right? Well, that comes with the caveat that the Pacers are […] Paul George Wants To Stay… If the Indiana Pacers Are Contenders - 8...
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Paul George is reportedly considering signing with Lakers in 2018

If things don’t work out with the Indiana Pacers, Paul George is reportedly considering signing with the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2018 when he becomes a free agent. According to Sam Amick of USA Today, George wants to stay with the Pacers, but only if they can win. At the moment, there is a lot of pressure on Pacers president Larry Bird to improve the roster by Thursday’s...
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WATCH: CK Podcast 276: Sam Amick discusses potential trade market for the Kings

Listen to full CK Podcast here: Matt George and Leo Beas debate what's best for the future of the Sacramento Kings and what moves the franchise needs to make. Plus, USA Today's Sam Amick stops by to share his...
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Klay Thompson responds to LeBron James’ Halloween party jab

LeBron James’ Halloween party over the weekend took a couple of digs at the Golden State Warriors, and Klay Thompson took time to respond on Tuesday. When asked ahead of the Warriors’ game against Portland about The King’s Halloween cookies featuring him and fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry with their names written on tombstones, Thompson had this to say, per Sam Amick...
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November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant ‘non-committal’ in meeting with Warriors but it went 'very well'

Kevin Durant has completed his free agent meeting with the Golden State Warriors, and while things reportedly went well, Durant wasn’t giving any hints as to which way he was leaning. Sam Amick of USA Today reported Friday that the meeting went well. And now, for the obligatory not-sure-it-means-anything free agency tidbit: I'm told Kevin Durant's meeting with Golden State...
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July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook: Draymond Green kick ‘was intentional’

While the Golden State Warriors may be defending Draymond Green's kick to Steven Adams' groin and calling it inadvertent, some in Oklahoma City's locker room are not as forgiving. Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook said after Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday that he thought Green's kick to Adams' groin during the second quarter (video here) was intentional...
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May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kings coaching staff infighting, Nancy Lieberman exiled by George Karl

In case you needed further evidence that the Sacramento Kings are a dysfunctional mess, here we have it. USA Today’s Sam Amick noted on Thursday that the Sacramento coaching staff is in turmoil, with assistant Nancy Lieberman seen as a confidant of owner Vivek Ranadive and “exiled” by head coach George Karl. Karl, it is reported, is nearly certain to be fired after the season...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Pelicans receiving trade interest in Ryan Anderson

It’s hard to tell if the struggling New Orleans Pelicans want to act as sellers at the NBA trade deadline, though they have quite the attractive piece to offer in forward Ryan Anderson. New Orleans sits at 11-25 and well out of the running in the Western Conference, so it only makes sense other teams—both rebuilders and hopeful contenders alike—examine the roster and make...
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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