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Fan Voting: Results for Bucks, New Poll for Bulls

Voting for the Bucks poll on who their best player is at each position over NBA history is closed, and after one mere vote, we have our results. Our only voter, commenter Ron, voted on these players: Guard: Ray AllenGuard: Oscar RobertsonForward: Marques JohnsonForward: Vin BakerCenter: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The next team to be voted on is the Chicago Bulls. Here are some candidates...
Via The League News
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Source: Heat Moves Unlikely To Have Impressed LeBron

The Miami Heat have agreements in place with Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger, but they were initially hoping to sign a bigger free agent such as Kyle Lowry or Luol Deng. Those moves may not be what James was hoping for in order to improve the Heat roster. "I spoke to a player who is close to LeBron," wrote Skolnick. "He laughed at the notion that Heat's recent...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Free Agent Profile

Deng is wanted by many, but will he go for max money or take a pay cut? PositionSmall Forward Age29 Height6-8 Weight220lb CollegeDuke 2004 No. 7 Pick 2013/14 Statistics16 ppg 5.7 rpg 2.9 apg 2013/14 Salary$14,275,000 2013/14 Projected Salary$12-16 million Strengths Versatile offensive player… Knocks down the three at an okay rate (32.9 percent...
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Chris Bosh, Luol Deng, Lance Stephenson still on team’s radar?

PHOTO: Sport.net If the Los Angeles Lakers miss out on Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James sweepstakes, it seems they still have some other big name free agents in their sights. While Chris Bosh is being heavily pursued by the Houston Rockets, according to ESPN, the Lakers also remain in the race to land the big man if they miss out on Melo and LeBron. The Lakers, along with the Rockets...
Via Lakerholicz.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ agent giving Cavaliers hope

The Cleveland Cavaliers believe they have a chance to sign Miami Heat free agent All-Star LeBron James. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports and Brian Windhorst of ESPN, James’ agent Rich Paul has the Cavaliers feeling like they have a legitimate chance to lure James from the Heat. From Windhorst: James’ agent, Rich Paul, has already sat down with Cavaliers owner...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent Rumors: Luol Deng wants $12 million

Luol Deng has been one of the most sought after free agents in this summer's market. When Deng was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers this past season from the Chicago Bulls, the Cavs took the chance on the trade knowing Deng may not re-sign long term. As of now, Deng is looking elsewhere and Sam Amico of Fox Sports reports he is looking for a $12 million dollar a year contract...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Meets With Deng

Photo courtesy of Keith Allison of wikimediacommons.org The Miami Heat‘s president Pat Riley met with free agent forward Luol Deng in Chicago to discuss possibly joining the team, a league source told ESPN.com. ESPN’s Chris Broussard was told that Deng will not take a salary significantly below his market value, which is about 10 million annually, just to sign with the Heat....
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Scramble To Keep Big Three

MIAMI, Fl. — When the 2014 NBA free agent period began, the Miami Heat had an NBA-record $55 million in salary cap space and seemed determined to bring back LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh along with another potential top tier free agent. Now, one week later, the Big Three have yet to commit to any potential free agency destinations and the Heat have been left in limbo...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

So why are there so many fake Adrian Wojnarowski Twitter accounts?

One of the pitfalls of Twitter is the fake insider account. Over the years, people have fallen victim to countless fake accounts putting forth false trades, faux rumors and phony reports. All these accounts have to do is to set up the fake Twitter, take the real person’s avatar and then create a name that is distinctly similar to the real person’s Twitter and viola! You have...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Heat met with Trevor Ariza

The Miami Heat are scrambling to find help for the Big Three of LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade. They have turned their attention to three free agents Luol Deng, Pau Gasol, and Wizards’ target Trevor Ariza. According to Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, Heat president Pat Riley and coach Erik Spoelstra flew out to [...] The post Report: Miami Heat met with Trevor Ariza...
Via KCM Sports
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Report: Pat Riley meets with Luol Deng

According to various media reports, Heat president Pat Riley met with free agent small forward Luol Deng on Saturday at a Chicago-area hotel. Deng, who made $14.3 million last season with the Cavaliers after spending the first 10 years of his career with the Bulls, would provide a superb defensive presence and a decent scoring option at the wing spot, two things the Heat desperately...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng meets with Heat, wants $12 mil per season?

Luol Deng is telling teams that his asking price is $12 million per season, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Pat Riley and the Miami Heat met with Deng earlier today. He has also received interest from the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers and many other teams. However, it is... The post Luol Deng Asking For $12 Million Per Season appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley To Meet With Luol Deng in Chicago

David Richard-USA TODAY SportsThe Miami Heat may be starting to sweat just a little bit now that we’re five days into free agency, with Lebron James having long since opted out of the final two years of his deal, and it appearing more and more likely that he’s seriously considering other options. The pressure is on Pat Riley and the Miami front office to bring in some free agent...
Via The Sideline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami’s Pat Riley To Meet With Luol Deng

Pat Riley and the Miami Heat will meet with Luol Deng in Chicago sometime today, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Deng could potentially join LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. Deng is also open to re-signing with the Chicago Bulls. Furthermore, the Mavs, Hawks, Clippers,... The post Miami’s Pat Riley To Meet With Luol Deng appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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Luol Deng Meeting With Pat Riley

Luol Deng is a very good player who is still in the prime of his career, he is 29 years old and will be looking to join a team that is a championship contender. He also could be looking to get a contract that pays him close to 10 million per year. If he was to join the Heat he would have to take a huge pay cut, it will be a hard pitch for Pat Riley to convince Deng to join Miami...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Speaking With Big Name Free Agent

The Atlanta Hawks have already made one move in free agency, signing swing man Thabo Sefolosha. Despite not having big man Al Horford for much of last season, the Hawks had a nice year, capped with a first round exit where they gave the Indiana Pacers some problems. Nobody is expecting them to make a huge free agent splash, but then again, no one expected them to sign Paul Millsap...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Luol Deng To Meet With Heat

After declaring that he wouldn’t take less to sign with the Miami Heat, Luol Deng will give Pat Riley and company the meeting they’ve requested. Josina Anderson is reporting that Riley and Heat brass are in Chicago today to try to convince Deng that less is better. Source: Luol Deng's reps are "meeting with Pat Riley and Miami today in Chicago." #Heat — Josina...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Luol Deng To Meet With Heat

After declaring that he wouldn’t take less to sign with the Miami Heat, Luol Deng will give Pat Riley and company the meeting they’ve requested. Josina Anderson is reporting that Riley and Heat brass are in Chicago today to try to convince Deng that less is better. Source: Luol Deng's reps are "meeting with Pat Riley and Miami today in Chicago." #Heat — Josina...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Targets in Free Agency for the New York Knicks

The New York Knicks have a new face of their franchise in Phil Jackson, and Phil will look to create a team that suits his and new coach, Derek Fisher’s philosophies.  The team is really looking to build a solid foundation after horrible years of management with Knicks owner James Dolan in charge.  Here are some players the Knicks can target in their effort to build. 1. Luol...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Projected Starting 5

Point Guard Getty Images Chris Paul- I know for a fact that Chris Paul will be the starting point guard for the Clippers for a long time still. He is the best point guard in the league and will be for a long time. Paul averaged 19.1 points and 10.7 assists last season. Those numbers are insane for a point guard. Point guards usually get assists and a couple of points but Chris Paul...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Spencer Hawes to the Clippers is a bad move

Getty Images This is an awful move for the Clippers. Spencer Hawes is a good player but the Clippers don’t need a power forward or a center which Hawes can play both. The needed to keep that money and go out and get a small forward like Luol Deng. Hawes will be a great bench player for the Clippers but he will not start for them unless Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan get hurt....
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Deng Could Make the Mavericks the Most Balanced Team in the West

Russell Isabella / USA Today Sports photo Yahoo NBA analyst Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted out, “First to call free agent forward Luol Deng reps tonight: Dallas Mavericks.” Luol Deng has emerged as a top small forward in the NBA. Deng averaged 16.0 points with nearly six rebounds a game for the 2013-12014 NBA season. He is also one of the premier defenders in the entire league. If...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks Pursuing Luol Deng

The Atlanta Hawks have jumped into the pursuit of Luol Deng.  USA Today is reporting that the Atlanta Hawks are preparing to make a run at landing Deng, and Thabo Sefolosha will be the bait.  While free agent small forward Luol Deng isn’t expected to visit with interested teams until next week, the Atlanta Hawks appear to be making an early pitch. According to a person with...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks Pursuing Luol Deng

The Atlanta Hawks have jumped into the pursuit of Luol Deng.  USA Today is reporting that the Atlanta Hawks are preparing to make a run at landing Deng, and Thabo Sefolosha will be the bait.  While free agent small forward Luol Deng isn’t expected to visit with interested teams until next week, the Atlanta Hawks appear to be making an early pitch. According to a person with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks prepare for early pitch to Luol Deng

While free agent small forward Luol Deng isn't expected to visit with interested teams until next week, the Atlanta Hawks appear to be making an early pitch. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Deng was expected to speak with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer about the possible partnership on Thursday night. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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