RUMORS & GOSSIP
DeMarre Carroll made the announcement on social media Wednesday that he is heading to Toronto to play for head coach Dwane Casey and the Raptors. #WeThe North I will be playing for Toronto Raptors next year!!!! I'm Blessed for this Opportunity!… https://t.co/pBK6NvRVcE — DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) July 1, 2015 #WeTheNorth I will be playing for...Read More
The Truth is headed to Hollywood.
According to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times, Paul Pierce will sign a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
League source says Clippers will sign Paul Pierce.
— Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) July 1, 2015
TNT’s David Aldridge reports the deal is worth $10.5 million over the three years.
Pierce, 37, spent 15 seasons with...
The notion of “taking care of a player” most commonly refers to a generous financial package. It also refers to the attempt to surround him with the right players. In the case of LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have taken care of him in a third way: They’ve put themselves in position to make LeBron’s physical workload a lot lighter than it’s been in the past.
You can cross the Lakers off LaMarcus Aldridge’s free agency list. According to Mike Bresnahan of the LA Times, Aldridge did not care for the Lakers’ free agency pitch to him, and will not be signing with the team. This represents a change given that the Lakers were said to be moving up Aldridge’s list...Read More
The rocky relationship between the Los Angeles Angels and Jerry Dipoto officially came to an end on Wednesday afternoon when the general manager officially resigned.
This came amid reports early Wednesday morning that there was going to be a sizable shakeup in the makeup of the Angels front office hierarchy.
Dipoto’s resignation also shouldn’t come as much of a surprise...
With a coach and owner reportedly feuding over whether they should trade their star player — just two years after the franchise came close to shipping out of town — the Sacramento Kings are kind of a mess right now. That hasn’t scared off Rajon Rondo, though.
Rondo is reportedly interested in signed with the Kings as a free agent, and the former All-Star point guard apparently...
When Kevin Love sustained a season-ending shoulder injury, NBA fans and analysts alike wondered if his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers had finished, too.
That’s not the case, however. Via an article on The Players Tribune, Love shared he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015-16 season:
“I’m going back to Cleveland.
After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that’s...
Dwyane Wade is one of the more intriguing names on the free agent market, as very few people can picture him in a uniform other than the Miami Heat one he has worn throughout his entire NBA career. In all likelihood, they won’t have to. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Wade and the...Read More
The Obama Administration is not going to accommodate a move of the Washington Redskins from Landover, Maryland to the District of Columbia unless the team agrees to change its controversial name.
A report from the Washington Post suggests that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told D.C. political leaders, including Mayor Muriel Bowser, that the National Park Service will not agree...
Brandon Spikes isn’t getting off the hook this time around.
The free agent linebacker appeared in court Wednesday and was found guilty on three counts of leaving the scene of a crash resulting in personal injury. He was sentenced to one year probation, had his licensed revoked for a year and also was slapped with a $1,000 fine.
Spikes’ punishment stems from an incident...