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Report: Magic Johnson, Lakers plan to call Pacers about Paul George

Some of us weren’t even on this planet when Magic Johnson and Larry Bird created one of the best college basketball and NBA rivalries in the history of the sport.Now, nearly 40 years after they matched up for the first time, the two could be engaging in another battle. This time, it will reportedly come in the form of trade discussions surrounding Indiana Pacers forward Paul George...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs unfazed with Southwest Division acquisitions.

On Sunday night, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. On Tuesday night, the Houston Rockets acquired Louis Williams from the Los Angeles Lakers. Will the Spurs make a move? The Southwest Division has been busy this week. Following the All-Star game, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported that the Pelicans […] The San Antonio Spurs unfazed...
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5 days ago

Lou Williams traded to Rockets for Corey Brewer, pick

Lou Williams is heading to Houston.The Lakers agreed to trade Williams to the Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski.Reports leading up to the Thursday’s NBA trade deadline said the Lakers were looking to deal Williams. The Charlotte Hornets were also in pursuit of him, but the new Magic Johnson-led front office dealt the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hornets in aggressive pursuit of Lou Williams trade

Lou Williams may find himself back in the Eastern Conference before long.ESPN’s Marc Stein reports on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Lakers’ new Magic Johnson-led front office is “widely expected” to trade the former Sixth Man of the Year before Thursday’s deadline. Chris Haynes, also of ESPN, added to Stein’s report, saying that the Charlotte Hornets are “aggressively...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams and players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

Now that we’ve had our fill of dunks, alley-oops and zero defense at the All-Star Game, it is time to get back to business in the NBA. The season is midway through, and everyone’s favorite hype train is rolling by: the NBA trade deadline. Sometimes, the trade deadline results in some major player movement that shifts the power of conferences and maybe the league as a whole....
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggest surprises and disappointments of the NBA season

The 2016-17 NBA season has featured historic performances, with names like Russell Westbrook and James Harden playing at elite levels, along with many subpar performances from some of the top players in league. Conversely, players like Isaiah Thomas have forced their way into the NBA consciousness somewhat unexpectedly.
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Williams gets a kick out of D’Angelo Russell freeze-out stat

D’Angelo Russell is reportedly not in good standing in the Los Angeles Lakers’ locker room these days, and some have wondered if his teammates will start freezing him out on the court as well. Did it already happen in Monday night’s game? ESPN’s Tom Haberstroh noted that Lakers guard Lou Williams passed to seven teammates during a blowout loss to the Utah Jazz, and none...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Lou Williams bolsters Lakers backcourt, but trouble remains

By David Kenyon As much as Kobe Bryant would enjoy scoring every point, the Los Angeles Lakers needed to find another top scoring option to complement him. The franchise did just that, plucking Lou Williams from free agency on a three-year deal. But the Lakers are still in trouble. Williams, the 2014-15 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, heads to Hollywood after recording a career-best...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Williams gets his due

By Joe Boland It feels like he should be an old man by now. After all, Lou Williams, named the 2014-15 NBA Sixth Man of the Year yesterday, has been lacing up his sneakers at the highest professional level for a decade now. That makes it easy to forget that the man they call Lou Will is in the prime years of his career. At 28 years old, he’s got plenty left in the tank, but coming...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Williams named NBA's Sixth Man of the Year

By David Kenyon The NBA announced Monday afternoon that Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams has been named the 2015 Sixth Man of the Year. Williams, who the Atlanta Hawks traded to the Toronto Raptors last summer alongside Lucas Nogueria in exchange for John Salmons, was the Eastern Conference Player of the Week in late November. And he didn’t stop producing. The 28-year-old...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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