The Sacramento Kings will send restricted free agent Isaiah Thomas to the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Thomas has reached a four-year, $27 million deal with the Suns. In return, the Kings will acquire a $7 million trade exception and the rights to forward Alex Oriakhi, the 57th overall pick in 2013. Yahoo Sources...
The Phoenix Suns are currently 35-25 and are the seventh ranked team in the Western Conference. They have been the most surprising team in the NBA by far this season, and will receive another big boost when Eric Bledsoe is able to make his return to the court. According to a report from Paul Coro, Bledsoe is expected to return to the court at some point in the next week. This news...
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.
The Boston Celtics didn't panic to fill Rajon Rondo's spot when he was ruled out for the season with a torn right ACL. But with Leandro Barbosa now out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his Left knee, the Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge might be forced to bring in outside help
HE HELD HIM UP THOUGH
The screencaps on this Keith Bogans foul look worse than the GIF. Look, if Bogans snaps Leandro Barbosa’s neck, then we might be talking flagrant. He’s only holding Leandro’s neck to prevent him from crashing to the floor. That’s just tough Brooklyn Nets playoff basketball right there – in November. [via @CJZero] [via @Jose3030] Filed under: Basketball
Leandrinho Barbosa, as he is known in his native Brazil, told Brazilian site UOL (the Brazilian equivalent to AOL) in São Paulo that he was in negotiations to join the Lakers before the Celtics swooped in for him. Barbosa told UOL that he was “Negotiating with the Lakers, it was close to happening. The problem [...]
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