NBA Rumors: Celtics, Bulls ‘Exchanged A Bunch Of Proposals’ On Jimmy Butler

The Boston Celtics made an effort to land a star before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but they couldn’t find a deal to their liking. In the end, the C’s made no trades at all.’s Zach Lowe wrote an excellent piece outlining Boston’s deadline action, including its pursuit of Chicago Bulls star forward Jimmy Butler. “Butler was more obtainable for Boston, and...
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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
4 days 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...
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5 days 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

Lakers reportedly outbid Wizards by $20 million for Luol Deng

The Los Angeles Lakers were willing to overpay to get their man this past summer, and it looks like that’s exactly what they did. According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Thursday, the Lakers outbid the Washington Wizards by $20 million for then-free agent forward Luol Deng’s services over the offseason. The Wizards apparently had made progress on a three-year deal with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 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

Should I Listen to This? – The Lowe Post

Welcome to Should I Listen To This?, where we deep-dive into a podcast to find out what it’s about, what works, what doesn’t, and whether or not you need to make the all-important decision to hit subscribe and add it to your rotation. Know a podcast you’d like us to consider? Send an e-mail and we’ll add it to the audio pile. Podcast: The Lowe Post Network: ESPN ...
Via Awful Announcing
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Zach Lowe “America’s Best Sports Writer”?

If you’re a fan of the NBA, then you’re probably familiar with’s Zach Lowe who has been writing about the Association. He joined Grantland in 2012 and when ESPN put the kibosh on the site, he remained with the Worldwide Leader to cover the NBA. In addition to his articles, fans can see Lowe on ESPN’s daily NBA-centric show, The Jump hosted by Rachel Nichols. Slate’s...
Via Awful Announcing
May 22, 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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