And in the summer ... the Nets will go for guards

Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst, in a Monday podcast, agreed the Nets will be all about free agent guards this summer, willing to offer big deals particularly to shooting guards, even one All-NBA type. Here’s how the discussion went... First Windhorst... “When it comes to this summer, Brooklyn and Philadelphia this summer are all guards. so look out. Especially Brooklyn. Brooklyn...
Via Nets Daily
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Wizards have explored trading a protected first round pick for Lou Williams, according to report

The Wizards need bench help in the most desperate way, and Lou Williams is the best sixth-man available. The need and the fit are obvious. The question is: Can the Wizards and Lakers agree on a fair value for Williams? Zach Lowe tackled the question as part of a piece for ESPN on Monday: Several reports have linked the Wiz to Lou Williams, and Washington has indeed explored trading...
Via Bullets Forever
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NBA Rumors: Celtics Now Can Protect Nets’ First-Round Picks In Trades

The debate over whether the Boston Celtics should move any of the valuable first-round draft picks they own from the Brooklyn Nets before Thursday’s trade deadline has taken an interesting turn. Zach Lowe of included an interesting note about putting protections on draft picks acquired from other teams in his latest trade deadline article. “New rules allow Boston to...
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Rumors: Team Could Tank but Will Try to Chase Postseason Berth

Recent developments have the Charlotte Hornets potentially thinking about tanking but they remain set on making the postseason. According to ESPN Insider Zach Lowe, “The free-falling Hornets could tank their way into something like the No. 7 pick, but they are designed to chase the postseason now — and will almost certainly continue along that […] Charlotte Hornets Rumors:...
Via Swarm & Sting
5 hours ago

Zach Lowe: DeMarcus Cousins Almost Ruined Nik Stauskas

With DeMarcus Cousins moving on to New Orleans, the stories of his time in Sacramento will be spun into legend. Over time, they’ll either become tales of the dysfunctional star who wreaked havoc on his team and the entire city of Sacramento, or yarns of the misunderstood stud who just needed a change of scenery and ownership to reach his full, championship potential. For now, they’re...
Via Crossing Broad
5 hours ago

Lakers Trade Rumors: Wizards have ‘explored trading a protected first-round pick’ for Lou Williams

Sweet Lou might be headed to Washington if the two teams can find a package that makes both sides happy. Rumors of the Washington Wizards’ interest in Los Angeles Lakers super-sub Lou Williams surfaced over the weekend, and the chatter grew loud enough that Williams even gave his thoughts on the whispers on Sunday. Enough smoke has now gathered for us to assume there’s a fire...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
5 hours ago

Report: Heat not actively shopping Hassan Whiteside

Despite a putrid 11-29 start to the 2016-17 season, the Miami Heat are still looking on the Whiteside of life. According to a report by Anthony Chiang of the Palm Beach Post Wednesday, the Heat are not actively shopping center Hassan Whiteside. Zach Lowe of ESPN had said earlier this week on his podcast that every player on the Miami roster was available for trade and even mentioned...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets interested in trading for Kosta Koufos

The Houston Rockets have a size deficiency, and the Sacramento Kings may have just the right solution to offer. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Friday, Kings center Kosta Koufos has emerged as a “prime” trade target for the Rockets. Trade rumble: Houston has made no secret of its desire to add a big man and the Kings' Kosta Koufos, I'm told, has emerged as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Blazers look to trade for a center?

Interior D is one of the major issues plaguing the 8-8 Portland Trail Blazers this season, and they may turn to the trade market in an attempt to remedy it. ESPN’s Zach Lowe said on Wednesday that “Portland looks ripe for a trade," noting general manager Neil Olshey’s pursuit of Hassan Whiteside this past offseason as well as his “well-documented fondness” for classic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers suspect Blake Griffin could miss two months

After originally suggesting that Blake Griffin would only miss 4-6 weeks as a result of suffering a hand injury in an altercation with a team staffer, the Los Angeles Clippers believe their superstar player could miss upwards of two months. ESPN’s Zach Lowe reported the news of a lengthier recovery period in a wider discussion of whether or not the Clippers should trade Griffin...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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