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Report: The Magic turned down a deal for DeMarcus Cousins

According to Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, the Orlando Magic and Sacramento Kings had trade discussions earlier this season revolving around DeMarcus Cousins heading to Orlando and the Magic turned them down:Color me skeptical but the Kings looking for Evan Fournier, Nikola Vucevic and MAYBE some picks sounds a wee bit on the short side of what a deal for Cousins would be able to...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago

Report: Magic turned down a deal to acquire DeMarcus Cousins

The Orlando Magic seem to be doing everything possible to revamp what has become a struggling roster. The team moved Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors earlier this month and has been engaged in trade talks surrounding Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson.It makes sense that Orlando would want to blow this whole thing up. It heads into the All-Star Break with the second-worst record...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Contending NBA Team Will Reportedly Sell Steph Curry On Leaving Golden State Because Of Durant

NBA insider Ric Bucher appeared on Colin Cowherd’s radio show, The Herd, earlier today. During his appearance, Bucher discussed the possibility of Steph Curry eventually leaving the Golden State Warriors. The two-time NBA MVP is a free agent next summer, like recently-signed Warriors’ star Kevin Durant. According to Bucher, one “contending” NBA team believes Curry might...
Via College Spun
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ric Bucher Needs to Cool Off His Hot Take

Sometimes, regardless how hot and clever you think your take is…you just need to let it go. Thursday night, while all Hell was breaking loose in Dallas, noted NBA analyst Ric Bucher decided to endorse Houston Astros outfielder George Springer for the final All-Star Game position. Sure, Bucher would end up deleting the tweet and apologizing (even calling his tweet “thoughtless”...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavs GM talked to LeBron James about his social media use

It sounds like LeBron James got a talking-to from the Cavs’ GM about his recent social media use. James has been causing a stir in the sports world with the cryptic tweets he’s been sending lately. Many have speculated that the tweets were passive-aggressive messages towards teammates. James denies that is the case. Even if the tweets are not subtle messages about his teammates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kings to make John Calipari offer he 'can't refuse'

John Calipari has been linked to numerous NBA head coaching jobs over the past several years, and he has obviously turned down any formal offers he has received. But if the Sacramento Kings have their way, he simply won’t be able to say no to the next offer they make him. According to Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, Kings owner Vivek Ranadive’s “biggest dream” is to hire...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs ‘convinced’ LeBron would not leave Cleveland again

By Steve DelVecchio LeBron James made the decision to return to the Cavaliers last summer to fulfill a promise he made over a decade ago — bringing a championship to the city of Cleveland. He wouldn’t leave his hometown fans high and dry a second time, would he? The Cavs apparently don’t think so. Earlier this offseason, LeBron once again signed a two-year deal with a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Tim Duncan's lawyers tip off a return to the Spurs?

By David Kenyon Tim Duncan appeared in federal court Wednesday because he’s suing an ex-financial adviser that the longtime San Antonio Stars power forward claims defrauded him. According to KENS5, Duncan “said he wanted to be part of the process and to show the public that this could happen to anybody.” But that’s not the most interesting part of the story. Guillermo...
Via Sportsnaut
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ric Bucher predicts Cavs will finish fourth in the East

It’s prediction season for the NBA. The offseason is largely decided, so now everyone’s slotting teams. So do the Cleveland Cavaliers take the top spot in the East? Long-time New York Times scribe Howard Beck gives them 57 wins. Ric Bucher, however, says that despite having three of the top 20 players in the league, they’ll finish fourth behind the Chicago Bulls, Washington...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Love to Warriors deal “dead”

Sources: KLove deal to Warriors is dead. Love “unlikely” now to be dealt before draft. — Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) June 23, 2014 I feel like this deserves the Troy McClure treatment.  Hi… I’m the trade is dead report.  You might remember me from such trades as “Kevin Garnett to Boston” and… “Doc Rivers to the Clippers”… or basically almost every other trade...
Via Red's Army
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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