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New York Knicks free agent additions

Arron Afflalo is a good addition for the New York Knicks. As free agency approached, the New York Knicks appeared to be the most likely landing spot for two-time all star David West. However, the former Indiana Pacer power forward made it quite clear that a move to New York was not his plan when he called the rumors “ridiculous,” stating that he wants to join a contender and...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks to Sign Shooting Guard Arron Afflalo

Arron Afflalo recently opted out of a $7.5 million contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, and the shooting guard will receive a small raise when he joins the New York Knicks. Per ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, Afflalo agreed to a two-year, $16 million contract that contains a player option following the 2015-16 campaign. Arron Afflalo will sign a two year deal with the Knicks. His...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Agrees To Two-Year, $16M Deal With Knicks

Arron Afflalo has agreed to sign a two-year deal with the New York Knicks worth $16 million. Afflalo has a player option for the second season. Afflalo finished last season with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks, Arron Afflalo agree on 2-year, $16 million deal

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY SportsThe New York Knicks and Arron Afflalo agreed to a two-year deal worth $16 million on Thursday. The agreement includes a player option for the second year of the deal, allowing Afflalo to test free agency after next season. Afflalo, 29, was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers by the Nuggets last February in exchange for Will Barton, Victor...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks reportedly agree to two-year deal with Afflalo

After suffering through their worst season in franchise history, the New York Knicks reportedly have made their first free-agent move this summer. But it's not the big name their fans are expecting. The Knicks have agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with shooting guard Arron Afflalo, according to multiple reports. The second year will be a player option, ESPN reported. Afflalo...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

To Max or Not to Max, Part 5: The Portland Trail Blazers

The NBA salary cap is set to practically double in the next two years, creating unique market conditions this summer that might lead to some unorthodox contracts. Specifically, players will be overpaid under the current system with the promise of those contracts looking cheaper by comparison when all players are making more underneath a much higher cap. In the days leading up to...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Considered Frontrunners For Greg Monroe, Arron Afflalo

The New York Knicks intend to aggressively pursue Arron Afflalo in addition to Greg Monroe. The Knicks are significant frontrunners for both players. With Monroe expecting to command a maximum contract on the market, Afflalo could earn a deal in the neighborhood of three years, $36 million-$38 million, league sources said. Afflalo finished last season with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Front-Runners to Sign Both Greg Monroe, Arron Afflalo

The New York Knicks are in desperate need of making some big moves in free agency this offseason, and it appears that they are going to be able to do just that. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Knicks are currently considered the front-runners to sign both Greg Monroe and Arron Afflalo when free agency opens up. Knicks are frontrunners for two...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks are frontrunners to land Greg Monroe and Arron Afflalo

The New York Knicks are considered frontrunners to land free agents Greg Monroe and Arron Afflalo, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Monroe, 25, averaged 15.9 points and 10.2 rebounds last season with the Detroit Pistons.  Monroe has averaged over 15 points per game in the past four seasons.  He was selected seventh overall in the 2010 draft by Detroit. Monroe is...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How could Arron Afflalo opting out help the Blazers?

According to NBA.com's David Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers guard Arron Afflalo is expected to opt out of his contract and become a free agent this offseason.While it's certainly possible that the Blazers could re-sign Afflalo to a long-term deal, there are additional ways that Afflalo could still be useful, even if he does decide to play elsewhere.Here's more from Chris Lucia...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arron Afflalo to opt out of contract, become free agent

According to NBA.com's David Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers guard is expected to opt out of his current contract and become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.This doesn't necessarily mean that Afflalo won't re-sign on a long-term deal with the Blazers, but one would think he'll now demand a contract above the $7.75 million he was originally due for the 2015-16 season.Afflalo...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arron Afflalo expected to decline $7.75 million option to become a free agent

The Portland Trailblazers know they have their hands full once free agency begins in July. LaMarcus Aldridge, Wesley Matthews and Robin Lopez are free agents, but the Trailblazers want to try to keep all three. Out of those three men, the most likely to leave in my opinion will be Aldridge, who I think was gone after the team’s terrible showing in the playoffs. Now the Blazers...
Via No Guts, No Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Dallas target Arron Afflalo in free agency?

The Mavericks should look very different next season. Almost their entire roster is headed for free agency, and after a disappointing loss to the Houston Rockets, they'll likely try to add a few new faces into the mix. Here's the FanSided Mavericks blog SportDFW with a look at one potential target: Arron Afflalo:"If the Mavs decide to look at options past the defensively inept Monta...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading Tim Connelly’s first two years as Nuggets GM: Part 2

  In Part 1 of BSN’s series analyzing the major transactions of Tim Connelly’s managerial career we took a look at the Nuggets’ disastrous 2013-14 season after moving on from former Executive of the Year, Masai Ujiri. It was a rough transition, to say the least, marked by underwhelming free-agent signings and draft-day blunders. Now in Part 2 of our series it’s time to examine...
Via BSN Denver
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Re-Signing Wesley Matthews Key To Keeping Portland’s Identity Intact

Before Wesley Matthews, the team’s heart and soul, went down with a devastating torn Achilles, the Portland Trail Blazers looked to be in the midst of a season that could’ve very well ended in triumph. Instead, the Blazers season came to a close at the hands of first-round opponent Memphis, a Grizzlies team that managed to prevail without the presence of injured star point guard...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Plans To Opt Out, Become Free Agent

Arron Afflalo plans to opt out of his contract for the 2015-16 season and become a free agent. Afflalo was bothered by a shoulder injury late in the season with the Portland Trail Blazers. Afflalo was traded from the Denver Nuggets to Portland.
Via RealGM
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland's Afflalo probable for Game 3 vs. Grizzlies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland guard Arron Afflalo is expected to play Saturday when the Trail Blazers host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their playoff series. Afflalo has been sidelined with a right shoulder strain that kept him out of the first two games of the series, both Portland losses in Memphis. He was listed as probable by the team on Friday. Acquired at the trade deadline...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Defining Success For The Portland Trail Blazers

Just a little over a month ago, the nation was starting to jump on the Portland Trail Blazers bandwagon. They were starting to get recognition as possibly one of the contenders in the West, some analysts were even picking them to advance to The Finals. This is all following a hot start to the season and a couple key acquisitions at the trade deadline in Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers without Kaman, Afflalo vs. Grizzlies in Game 2

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Portland guard Arron Afflalo will miss his fifth straight game with a strained right shoulder, and the Trail Blazers also will be without center Chris Kaman on Wednesday night in Game 2 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Coach Terry Stotts said Wednesday that Kaman twisted his left ankle in practice Tuesday when the Trail Blazers were going through some of the Grizzlies...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle Of The Injured – Reserves Must Step Up For Both Portland Trail Blazers And Memphis Grizzlies

The Portland Trail Blazers enter the postseason with one of their more valuable players, Wesley Matthews, out for the year rehabbing a torn Achilles, Nicolas Batum hobbled by a shoulder strain, fellow starter Arron Afflalo mired by a knee bruise, and sparkplug guard C.J. McCollum bugged by a ankle injury. If that wasn’t enough, forward Dorell Wright is expected to miss the series...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

A New Market for Will the Thrill?

​ After two-and-a-half seasons mostly warming the bench for the Portland Trail Blazers, mercurial guard Will Barton was traded to the Denver Nuggets in the deal that sent Arron Afflalo to Portland. It probably didn’t surprise anybody that Barton’s scoring average jumped after the trade, going from 3.0 to 11.0 points per game. Barton was behind an entire playoff-caliber...
Via The Sports Post
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland's Aldridge, Afflalo to sit out vs. Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge and Arron Afflalo have been ruled out for Portland's game at Oklahoma City. Aldridge, an All-Star forward who averages a team-best 23.5 points and 10.3 rebounds, will miss his second straight game with a left foot sprain. Afflalo, who has a strained right shoulder, also will miss his second straight game. Afflalo has started 19 of 25 games since...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jazz-Trail Blazers Preview

Given their terrible luck, the Portland Trail Blazers are looking to get out from under the dark cloud hovering above them. LaMarcus Aldridge and Arron Afflalo are the latest to go down for the Trail Blazers, who are running out of time in their bid to earn home-court advantage in the playoffs as they host the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. In what's likely to be a precautionary move...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Out 1-2 Weeks With Right Shoulder Strain

Arron Afflalo will miss one to two weeks after picking up a right shoulder strain. The Portland Trail Blazers previously lost Wesley Matthews for the season. Afflalo was acquired by the Blazers at the deadline from the Denver Nuggets.
Via RealGM
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Blazers' Afflalo out 1-2 weeks with shoulder strain

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Trail Blazers guard Arron Afflalo will be out one to two weeks because of a right shoulder strain. Afflalo injured his shoulder during the Trail Blazers' 116-105 loss at Golden State on Thursday night. He had an MRI on Friday that ruled out a more serious injury. Acquired at the trade deadline from the Denver Nuggets, Afflalo has been a key contributor...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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