Detroit Pistons making push to hire Tom Izzo

You’ll remember a couple years ago when Tom Izzo turned down the Cleveland Cavaliers? Well, another Central division team in the NBA is making a push for Izzo, and this one’s much closer to home. Izzo has had plenty of offers to leap to the NBA; but he’s always turned them down. Will this time be like all the other failed attempts by NBA front offices? Or is Tom Izzo actually...
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NBA Rumor: Houston Rockets Targeting Mike Dunleavy

Houston, TX - According to Sam Amick of USA Today, the Houston Rockets have begun targeting Chicago Bulls swingman Mike Dunleavy in trade discussions this evening. The Rockets are in the market to acquire another piece that will help them compete in the Western Conference, and Dunleavy would be a very nice addition to their […]The post NBA Rumor: Houston Rockets Targeting Mike...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

RealGM Radio: Leroux Talks With Sam Amick, Larry Coon, Charles Modiano

In this episode of RealGM Radio, host Daniel Leroux talks with Sam Amick of USA Today, Larry Coon of, ESPN and HoopsWorld, and Charles Modiano of RealGM. Sam (@sam_amick) and Daniel discuss the disparity between the Eastern Conference and Western Conference so far, the strong start of the Portland Trail Blazers, and the progress of DeMarcus Cousins. For the My Life in...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: World Peace wants to join Clippers

His amnesty now finalized, it is time for Metta World Peace to move on from the Lakers. In fact, talk of his next destination has bubbled since before he was even let go, with the Knicks reportedly topping his list of choices. By Friday, though, another name had risen to the top of World Peace's list, according to a report from USA Today's Sam Amick: the Clippers. According...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Amick: Clippers receive painful lesson in error-filled loss to Spurs

The Clippers blew a sure-win vs. the Spurs, letting San Antonio escape with a 103-100 OT win -- its 10th straight. Sam Amick feels this was simply a teaching moment for Los Angeles.
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February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Sam Amick: Lin's rise thanks to complicated circumstances

Jeremy Lin's journey from the waiver wire to the toast of New York is a complicated one. Join Sam Amick as he details how NBA business and circumstance have made Lin a star.
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Unplugged with Sam Amick

<img border="0" m$="true" src="" /> Last week we took a break to be with the families during these holiday times.  However, NBA Unplugged is back this week with Jacob Noble (@ProBskbllTalk) and Brian Geltzeiler (@Hoopscritic).  We have a special treat...
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January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Sam Amick: Time will tell if Lakers are broken

One blowout win isn't enough to quell the fears in L.A. The powerhouse Purple and Gold appear to be struggling in their new system, and now Sam Amick has to ask: Is this team broken?
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Sam Amick: Latest free-agent buzz on eve of signing period

Free agency doesn't officially begin until Friday, but reports of agreements and possible big-name trades have already started to surface. Sam Amick has all the latest news and rumors.
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Sam Amick: Plenty of blame to go around in NBA's failed labor negotiations

NBA owners deserve the most blame for these failed talks, but the union is hardly innocent, writes Sam Amick. Simply put, it failed to fight for the best intentions of all NBA players.
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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