Found July 03, 2013 on
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In need of a reserve point guard and some veteran leadership, the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly expressing interest in the 36-year-old Chauncey Billups.
Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears reports that, with the Los Angeles Clippers recently acquiring J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley, Billups could be on the outside looking in. The Cavs—along with the San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves—are, in turn, looking to take advantage. This news follows a recent report stating that Billups was “interested” in joining the Miami Heat if things did not work out in Los Angeles.
Billups started all 22 regular-season games he played at shooting guard for the Clippers last season. He spent a good portion of the year rehabilitating from a Achilles surgery, but reportedly has no intentions of retiring despite the desire to have a front office position following the end of his playing days. Though averaging just 8.4 points per game for the Clippers in 2012-13, Billups averaged 15.0 points and 4.0 assists per game a season earlier.
Following the drafting of forward Anthony Bennett and guards Sergey Karasev and Carrick Felix, Cavaliers GM Chris Grant discussed the importance of veterans in a locker room full of younger players. The Cavaliers have also been linked to point guards Darren Collison and C.J. Watson, though it appears the latter is going to sign with the Indiana Pacers upon the July 10 window being opened.
[Related: The NBA Draft may be complete, but Chris Grant’s job is just getting started]
BEST OF MAXIM
We’ve heard a little about the players that the Cavaliers are pursuing in free agency, including Earl Clark and Darren Collison, Chauncey Billups, Greg Oden, and Nikola Pekovic, but a new name has emerged as a frontcourt option. ESPN New York’s Jared Zwerling reports that the Cavaliers may be prepared to offer New York Knicks center Chris Copeland a multi-year contract.
Los Angeles Clippers: Chris Paul Signing Grade
By Brandon Hartman: HoopStuff Senior Writer…
Chris Paul’s contract: 5 years, 107 million max deal
- Doc Rivers must be smiling. Two weeks ago, he was looking at a rebuilding year with an aging Boston squad, a rebuild that would have taken a whole lot of work to turn things around and could have even tarnished his resume if things...
Clippers all-star Chris Paul has re-upped so I suspect shots of he and Mrs. Paul will be in heavy rotation all summer. The couple hit up Boa in West Hollywood recently for a bite to eat. The popular West Hollywood eatery is a paparazzi haven and the food is EVERYTHING! Considering it’s not too far from the Paul’s Bel-Air mansion, I assume it’s become one of their fav LA restaurants...
The Clippers have their coach in place and now it's time to make some roster moves.
Los Angeles did just that, trading explosive guard Eric Bledsoe and veteran forward Caron Butler to the Suns as part of a three-team trade, according to Yahoo! Sports.
The Clippers received guard J.J. Redick from the Bucks and forward Jared Dudley from the Suns. Milwaukee received two second...
The Suns added another pillar to their rebuilding project Tuesday by acquiring point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Los Angeles Clippers in a deal that sent Jared Dudley to Los Angeles.
The trade, first reported by Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, also sends Caron Butler and his 8 million contract to Phoenix. The Clippers get Dudley and shooting guard J.J. Redick from Milwaukee...
Since Dwight Howard is a sensitive prima donna the Lakers have been trying to make him feel wanted by plastering Stay banners around L.A. Looks like the Clippers decided to taunt their fellow Staples Center tenants with the above banner. I really hope Howard leaves, but I could totally see him reupping with the Lakers and then immediately regretting it. Basically what he did with...
The Los Angeles Clippers continued their busy offseason Tuesday, executing a blockbuster three-team deal with the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks that sent guard Eric Bledsoe out of town and brought in Bucks guard J.J. Redick and Suns forward Jared Dudley.
Phoenix will receive Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler in the deal, and the Clippers and Suns will each send a second-round...
The 2013-2014 version of the Los Angeles Clippers are on a mission, that they expect will result in the franchise’s first appearance in the NBA Finals and a shot at the Larry O’Brien Trophy. This is not your Father’s Clippers. No longer just the “Other Team In Los Angeles,” the squad has spent the first few days of the off-season getting prepared for what they hope will...
The Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns have agreed upon a three-team trade.
The Clippers will acquire J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley, while sending Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler to the Suns. The Bucks will acquire two second round picks.
Redick will receive a four-year, $27 million deal as part of the sign-and-trade.
The Clippers have long considered Bledsoe as...
A person with knowledge of the situation says a three-team trade
is in place that sends J.J. Redick from the Milwaukee Bucks to the
Los Angeles Clippers and point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Clippers
to the Phoenix Suns.
Former Kentucky guard Eric Blesdoe is on the move according to Yahoo! sports. The Los Angeles Clippers have traded Bledsoe and Caron Butler to the Phoenix Suns. The Clippers will pick up Jared Dudley from the Suns, and J.J. Redick from Milwaukee. The Bucks received two 2nd round draft picks included in the deal.
The trade for Eric Bledsoe was imminent after the Clippers agreed to...