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Former Louisville star Earl Clark was one of the more improved players in the NBA last season. After riding the bench and having a minimal role with three different teams in three years, Clark was finally given an opportunity for an increased role with the LA Lakers midway through the 2012-13 season. He more than made the most of it. Clark scored more total points in 2012-13 than he did in his entire first three seasons combined.
It took longer than we had hoped, but Clark is now a valuable asset in the NBA and multiple teams are interested in his services. He is currently a free agent and as soon as the season ended Clark maintained that he wanted to stay with the Lakers if possible. However, he’s likely to get a better contract with a different team.
According to the Sporting News, the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the market for a power forward and Clark is their top target. The interest is reportedly mutual. He earned $1.2 million with the Lakers last year and Cleveland will be abl...
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Tweet Dwight Howard had his ups and downs in his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. After coming back early from off-season back surgery, Howard struggled to regain his signature explosiveness while also adjusting to his role in Mike D’Antoni’s offense, but Howard was still able to average over 17 points and 11 rebounds [...]
The Cleveland Cavalier have reportedly offered the first-overall draft pick to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Alex Kennedy of HOOPSWORLD reports that the Cavs have offered the top pick in the 2013 NBA Draft for New Orleans point guard Greivis Vasquez, the No. 6 overall pick and a 2014 first-round pick. As Kennedy states, the 2014 NBA Draft is widely considered to be substantially better...
In a move that surprised no one, Metta World Peace exercised his player option for 2013-14 on Tuesday to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports.
World Peace is set to make 7.7 million in the final year of his contract with the Lakers, which is more than hed likely command in free agency. Tuesday was the deadline by which World Peace had to make his decision...
The Lakers have taken a page out of the “new NBA” handbook and started an all out campaign to get Dwight Howard to return to the Los Angeles Lakers. Dwight wants to be woo’d and the Lakers are putting on the hard court press in social media and around LA with billboards asking Dwight Howard to stay and started a hash tag, #StayD12.
Anyone driven down Figueroa by @STAPLESCenter...
Amid all the speculation about Dwight Howard’s future, his Lakers point guard from last season thinks Dwight can still prosper in L.A.
Nash told the New York Daily News that he wants Howard back as a teammate, and that Howard can be great in D’Antoni’s offense.
“He played Mike’s offense, pretty much, in Orlando. I think we can make it work. We need to surround him with...
The Los Angeles Lakers are pulling out all the stops to keep free agent center Dwight Howard. The team put up a massive sign on the side of Staples Center this week asking Howard to “Stay” in L.A. They posted a picture of the sign on their Instagram account on Wednesday:
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In some news that every Celtics fan has been dying to hear, it appears that Dwight Howard might be moving on from the Los Angeles Lakers after all.
Of course, this is Dwight Howard we're talking about, he can always change his mind at any minute. However, a recent ESPN report has him currently thinking he won't be back in LA this year.
Chris Broussard, ESPN:
There is very...
Weeks of speculation, rumor and conjecture all come to a front at 7p tonight as the Cleveland Cavaliers add another piece with their crosshairs placed precisely on (hopeful) perennial contention. We have all seen the mock drafts, read the scouting reports and watched the videos. We’ve listened to doctors, pondered the past and attempted to forecast the future. The Cleveland Cavaliers...
Thanks to SBNation for this lovely gif of Nerlens Noel after Cleveland Cavaliers selected their No. 1 pick. Oh, yeah it wasn’t him.The post Nerlens Noel isn’t happy about the Cavs No. 1 draft pic (GIF) appeared first on The NBA Passionista .
The Cleveland Cavaliers offered the No. 1 overall pick, Tristan Thompson and Dion Waiters to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love, according to a source.
The Wolves rejected the trade offer and hope to build around Love under Flip Saunders.
The thinking from the Cavaliers' perspective would be to pair Kyrie Irving with a legitimate All-Star in Love.
The Cavaliers have reportedly...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have the #1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and badly want to add pieces around Kyrie Irving.
Andy Katz is reporting that Minnesota Timberwolves turned down an offer from the Cavaliers that would have sent them the #1 pick, guard Dion Waiters, and forward Tristan Thompson for T-Wolves star forward Kevin Love.
According to @ESPNAndyKatz, the Cavs offered Minnesota...
The Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a trade of C.J. Miles for the No. 22 overall pick.
Miles is close with Deron Williams and would give the Nets depth on the wing.
Miles signed with the Cavaliers from the Utah Jazz last offseason.
Well that’s just it, we are less than 24 from the Cleveland Cavaliers officially being on the clock to kick off the 2013 NBA Draft. However, this year’s draft may be a little more unique than most simply by saying the top ten really could be a complete toss up. In fact, the Cleveland Cavaliers [...]