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Challenging The Golden Throne: the Warriors’ competitors

The Golden State Warriors had a simply magical season this past year to the likes of which could have been akin to the plot of an inspirational sports film. A struggling team with a record of 23-43 back in 2011-2012 has progressed considerably within the span of a few short years and were great enough to be crowned NBA Champions for the first time since 1975 (40 years). But now...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies offseason report, and free agency in the West

The Memphis Grizzlies are in the midst of what in the West seems like a relatively lackluster offseason. Of course, bringing back the majority of a very successful 55-win “Grit and grind” team could be considered by some to be an accomplishment in itself. The first step of them resigning their squad was when they brought out the checkbook for franchise centerpiece and historically...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs strike gold in David West

The rich keep getting richer. David West has agreed to sign with the San Antonio Spurs for a significant slash in price. He left $11 million on the table at a chance to win a ring. He has always been on good teams that just could not get over the hump with the New Orleans Hornets and the Indiana Pacers. Now he is about to embark on a journey with teammates that know what it takes...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: is David West crazy?

David West David West refuses to settle for simply “good enough.” As greatness knocked on his door, West answered, turning down $12.6 million with the Indiana Pacers to play the 2015-16 season for the San Antonio Spurs. According to multiple sources, the veteran accepted his minimum salary of $1.4 million. Although West agreed to the unthinkable, there is a lesson to be...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapper rips David West for taking pay cut to join Spurs

NBA veteran forward David West took a massive pay cut to sign with the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. Most people view it as an admirable move from an aging player who badly wants to win a championship. Luther Campbell is not most people. Campbell, a well-known rapper and big Miami Hurricanes booster who goes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

David West takes massive pay cut to sign with Spurs

In an era where professional athletes are constantly criticized for chasing dollar signs, NBA veteran forward David West did the exact opposite when he agreed to sign with the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. David Aldridge of reports that West has agreed to a one-year deal with the Spurs at the league’s veteran minimum...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs sign David West

There were rumors that David West might sign with the Cavs just days ago. Alas, rather than come to Cleveland the veteran power forward has chosen to go, well, west, as he has signed a one-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs for the veteran’s minimum, worth about $1.4 million. West opted out of his contract with the Indiana Pacers, which would have paid him $12 million this...
Via Waiting For Next Year
24 days ago  |  Discuss

David West explains why he opted out of Pacers contract

David West opted out of the final year of his contract, and he says his belief that the Indiana Pacers are not title contenders is a big reason why. “At this point in my career, I just want to win,” West told in an exclusive interview Wednesday night. “I’m just not sure the Pacers...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: David West likely to sign with the Knicks

When 34-year-old Indiana Pacers forward David West opted out of a contract that was set to pay him $12.6 million next season, most people were thrown for a loop. In decline and past his prime, there was no way West would receive anywhere near that type of money on the open market. While we have no idea if there were monetary reasons for West’s shocking decision, Bleacher Report’s Jared...
Via Sportsnaut
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

David West’s opt-out surprising but fantastic for Pacers

Tip us in on Twitter @CrossoverNBA Someone buy David West’s agent a round. He might need it here sometime before the end of the night. In a move that mostly went under the radar amidst more entertaining stuff like “WHO WILL MY TEAM DRAFT!?!?”, West opted out of his final contract year with the Indiana Pacers in what has to be considered somewhat of a surprise considering...
Via Crossover Chronicles
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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