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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: Klay Thompson ‘pissed’ Warriors considered trading him

Ric Bucher has a column up at Bleacher Report examining the aftermath of the Warriors sticking their toes in the “trade for Kevin Love” waters then deciding against jumping in. The column revolves around the notion that the Warriors were the aggressors in the talks with Minnesota all along until they ultimately decided that trading for Love wasn’t in their best interest. Meanwhile...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat a Possibility

As far as rumors and reports go, this one is an absolute juggernaut. According to Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher, the Toronto Raptors are looking to complete a sign-and-trade deal with the Miami Heat that would send point guard Kyle Lowry to Miami in exchange for Norris Cole, cash and future draft picks.  Source: Toronto looking to S&T Kyle Lowry to Miami for cash and future...
Via Sportsnaut
June 27, 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

Report: Love to Warriors "dead"; Love unlikely to be moved before draft

Man, this week is going to be insane. Between the draft, Melo rumors, and Kevin Love rumors, the reports are going to be non-stop.The latest is Ric Bucher of ESPN saying that the much publicized "Kevin Love to Golden State" deal is dead, and that Love is unlikely to be dealt before the draft. Sources: KLove deal to Warriors is dead. Love "unlikely" now to be dealt before draft....
Via Celtics Life
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors' Jermaine O'Neal sprains knee, will have MRI

The Golden State Warriors evened their best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday with a 100-99 win. At three games a piece, the deciding game is Saturday at the Staples Center. The is some concern for the Warriors, as center Jermaine O'Neal left the game with a sprained right knee after scoring two points and grabbing three rebounds in just two minutes...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Another Shakeup in the Works at 95.7 The GAME, Flagship Station of Oakland A’s and Raiders

There’s yet another shakeup in the works at 95.7 The GAME, the flagship station of the Oakland A’s and Raiders, as first reported by Bayareasportsguy.com. BASG provides the specifics of the lineup switch, via an email from Tony Cafarelli, a promotions director at Entercom, the parent company of The GAME: “San Francisco, CA — 95.7 The GAME (KGMZ-FM), The Bay Area’s New...
Via BaySportsNet
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA: Sleeved Jerseys May Be Discontinued If Enough Players Complain

When 21 NBA players were informally polled by Bleacher Report on their feelings about the new sleeved jerseys, their virtually universal dislike for the fad centered around one thing: They perceive the jerseys to be the league’s way of making money, despite the discomfort to its players. “I don’t think they look good,” an anonymous guard said via text. “Or feel good. But...
Via NESN.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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