Found February 21, 2013 on Hinton's Sports Highlights:

The NBA trade deadline is a joke.   Weeks upon weeks of whispers involving Kevin Garnett, Josh Smith, and others just went by this afternoon with a whimper.   The Atlanta Hawks made a trade today; however, it’s of such little to no consequence that it’s not even worth knowing who was traded for whom. … Continue reading »


Kevin Garnett will not play tonight vs Suns (rest)

According to Celtics radio play-by-play man Sean Grande KG is sitting out tonight to rest. Kevin Garnett (rest) will not play tonight in Phoenix.It's the first game he's missed this year. — Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) February 23, 2013 Garnett has played in all 54 games this season, but the C's will have to find a way to avoid an 0-3 start to the road trip without...

Lakers fan heckles Kevin Garnett by shouting 'Kevin!' over and over again (Video)

Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett was heckled at Wednesday night's game at the Staples Center by a Los Angeles Lakers fan who simply shouted "Kevin!" over and over again. ESPN microphones picked up the fan very clearly heckling Garnett at one point during the second quarter as Dwight Howard was shooting free throws. Although not very creative on the fan'...

Report: Knicks make offer of Stoudemire and Shumpert for Josh Smith In a report by Alex Kennedy, the Knicks may have made an offer to the Atlanta Hawks for Josh Smith. According to Kennedy, the Knicks may have offered Amar’e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert to the Hawks for Josh Smith and a salary cap filler. The deal makes a lot of sense for the Knicks, who are strapped against the salary cap for the next two years. Stoudemire...

Hawks avoid overhaul, keep Smith at deadline

ATLANTA The NBA trading deadline turned out to be relatively anticlimactic for the Hawks, as the team elected to retain leading scorer Josh Smith, who will become an unrestricted free agent in July. The Hawks did do a smaller deal, sending three-point shooting specialist Anthony Morrow to Dallas for Dahntay Jones, a 6-foot-6 wing defender that the Hawks have lacked. Morrow, who...

Orlando Magic: JJ Redick Trade Grade (It is not High)

  Magic Trade: JJ Redick, Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith Magic Receive: Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb and Beno Udrih Analysis: The Magic at least got some sort of return for Redick, but they gave up the two best players in the trade in Redick and Ayon, which is never a promising sign. They received a massive expiring contract in Udrih and two very promising perimeter scorers in Harris...

Celtics trade for Jordan Crawford (Fab Melo not included)

Wizards/Celts deal sending Jordan Crawford to Boston will not be for C Fab Melo, per source. Teams still working.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 21, 2013 Source: Wizards guard Jordan Crawford will be traded to the Celtics. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 21, 2013Jordan Crawford desperately wanted trade from Wizards, Celtics taking a flyer, reports...

NBA trade deadline winners and losers

Sometimes, the best trades are the ones that are never made. At least, thats what some NBA teams are spinning after Thursdays snoozer of a trading deadline. And some teams are correct. No deal sure beats a bad one, right? With that in mind, heres who emerged as the post-deadline winners and losers: Winners: Milwaukee Bucks OK, despite all the effort and coming very close, the...

Celtics trade Barbosa to Wizards for Jordan Crawford

As the NBA trade deadline nears, the Washington Wizards traded guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for Leandro Barbosa, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Celtics very active, but Ainge says deal unlikely

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Tuesday before the Celtics' 97-90 loss to the Denver Nuggets that a trade before Thursday's deadline would be unlikely, which may stun a few personnel people around the league.

Report: Celtics Will Also Trade Paul Pierce If They’re Able to Move Kevin Garnett Before Deadline

The Celtics could be headed for a seismic shake-up, and it could be happening very soon. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski has a nugget-filled post about the Celtics and their trading prospects with the Thursday trade deadline looming. While he reports a potential deal that would send Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers is dead for now, it could certainly be revitalized...

Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul Take on Craig Sager’s Clothing Choices (Videos)

TNT’s Craig Sager is one of the most recognizable sideline reporters in all of sports. Known for his unique and colorful suits, he’s hard to miss. Over the years, Sager has had some memorable encounters during in-game and postgame interviews, with most of them centering around his one-of-a-kind wardrobe. Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Phil Jackson, Gregg Popovich...

Celtics looking for second wind

The Celtics marched into Laker-land with dead feet and tired minds. You could see from the get go that the momentum they had built prior to the all-star break was drying up faster than Kevin Garnett's resolve. We could argue and beat a dead horse about the lack of point guard play, but no one hardly speaks about the elephant in the room.  The very real need for a rugged big...

Spurs Stand Pat at Trade Deadline, Then Clobber Clippers

Sometimes, the best move is no move. The trade deadline came and went Thursday. There were rumors of Al Jefferson, Josh Smith, and J.J. Redick being on their way to the Spurs. But none of it came to fruition. More than likely, the rumors were just that: rumors. It looks like Spurs management is pretty satisfied with the roster, and with good reason. Interestingly, the whole roster...

Brandon Jennings now ‘near untouchable’

The Milwaukee Bucks continue to discuss Josh Smith trade scenarios with the Atlanta Hawks in advance of Thursday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, according to sources with knowledge of the talks. But those discussions, sources say, also serve as a strong indication of the rising likelihood that Brandon Jennings will not be moved this week. reported Tuesday that Monta Ellis is...
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