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Warriors Trade Charles Jenkins, Jeremy Tyler

The Golden State Warriors traded their two second-year players, Charles Jenkins and Jeremy Tyler, prior to Thursday’s trade deadline in order to get under the tax. According to Marcus Thompson, Contra Costa Times: Point guard Charles Jenkins, who started several games as a rookie and proved reliable, was shipped to Philadelphia, according to sources. [Jeremy] Tyler, the former...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Reggie Rose Rips Bulls For Not Putting Pieces Around DRose

The Bulls didn’t make a move at the deadline despite a rumbling that they were seeking a taker for Rip Hamilton, which would put them under the salary cap.  Derrick Rose’s brother and manager, Reggie Rose, let out his frustrations with the inactive Bulls after the deadline passed. According to ESPN Chicago: Derrick Rose’s brother and manager Reggie Rose said Thursday the franchise...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Stays With Hawks

Although the Hawks listened to deals up until the final seconds, including a 3-way trade with Orlando and Milwaukee, they ultimately decided to keep free-agent-to-be Josh Smith at the deadline.  Smith will remain with the Hawks for the remainder of the season until he becomes a free agent in July.  Talking with the media after practice Thursday, Smith said if he was to enter free...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks Trade Anthony Morrow To Mavericks For Dahntay Jones

The Atlanta Hawks have traded seldom used 3-point specialist, Anthony Morrow, to the Dallas Mavericks for Dahntay Jones. Morrow has only appeared in 24 games this season with the Hawks, averaging 5.2 points per game. He is a career 42.5% 3-point shooter.  Jones averaged 3.5 points and 1.4 rebounds off the bench for the Mavs. According to ESPN: Instead of making a major move, the...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Trade Ronnie Brewer To The Thunder

The New York Knicks have traded Ronnie Brewer to the Oklahoma City Thunder, first reported by OKC beat writer Darnell Mayberry.  In an effort to clear a roster spot, for a future signing, the Knicks will receive a 2014 second-round pick from the Thunder. In 46 games with the Knicks, 34 of them starts, Ronnie Brewer averaged 3.6 points on 36% shooting, 2.2 rebound & 0.9 assists...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobcats Trade Hakim Warrick For Magic’s Josh McRoberts

The Charlotte Bobcats parted ways with Hakim Warrick (6.9 points and 3.2 rebounds) in exchange for Josh McRoberts (3.9 points and 3.7 rebounds) from the Orlando Magic. According to ESPN: A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Bobcats have acquired Josh McRoberts from the Orlando Magic in exchange for Hakim Warrick.
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder Trade Eric Maynor To The Trail Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Eric Maynor to the Trail Blazers in return for a trade exception.  Returning this season from an ACL injury, Maynor fell out of the Thunder’s rotation early in the season (averages 2.7 points), replaced by Reggie Jackson. According to ESPN: The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded backup point guard Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic Trade J.J. Redick To The Bucks

According to Yahoo! Sports, the Orlando Magic have traded J.J. Redick to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic will send Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith to the Bucks along with Redick in return for Doron Lamb, Tobias Harris and Beno Udrih. In the final year of his contract, J.J. Redick will become a free agent after this season and according to reports, his asking price will be in the 4 year...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns Trade Sebastian Telfair To Raptors

Sebastian Telfair will join his 7th NBA team as the Suns traded the point guard, in his 9th year, to the Raptors. According to ESPN: The Phoenix Suns have traded backup point guard Sebastian Telfair to the Toronto Raptors for center Hamed Haddadi and a second-round pick, league sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard.
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Open Up Roster Spot In Trading Dexter Pittman To Grizzlies

The Heat obtained rights to Argentinian Ricky Sanchez from the Grizzlies for Dexter Pittman & 2nd round pick.  The move opens up a roster spot for the Heat, who are reportedly interested in Jermaine O’Neal and Kenyon Martin. According to ESPN: The Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies completed a minor trade that helps both teams manage their rosters. The Heat sent raw center Dexter...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards Trade Jordan Crawford To The Celtics

According to David Aldridge, the Celtics traded for Wizards third leading scorer, Jordan Crawford, who recently fell out of the team’s rotation. Opting for a offense focused on ball distribution, the Wizards have gone 5-3 without the more 1-on-1 styled Crawford.  In 43 appearances, the 3rd year guard has averaged 13.2 points, 3.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds. The Celtics will send...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Deron Williams’ Ankles ‘Not Good At All’, Will Receive Cortisone Shots

Nets’ head coach P.J. Carlesimo described Deron Williams’ ankles as “not good at all” in an interview with ESPN radio on Thursday. The point guard will receive cortisone shots in both ankles Thursday. According to ESPN: Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams told reporters in Milwaukee that he’ll receive cortisone shots in both his ankles Thursday. Williams has not had...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Guarantees Lakers Make Playoffs

At 26-29, the Lakers sit at in 9th place, 3.5 games out of the West’s 8th seed (currently held by Houston).  Despite a injury ridden and bumpy first half, Kobe Bryant insists his team will make the playoffs. According to Sports Illustrated: SI: Can you get this done? And is it hard that after winning five championships you’re battling to make the playoffs? Bryant: It’s not...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NBA Trade Deadline Rumor Tracker

Happy Trade Day! Keep up to date with all the latest buzz right here up until the 3:00 PM (ET) deadline. Afternoon Chatter Bucks have eased up in pursuit of Redick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski Celtics and Clippers are revisiting trade talks, according to Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald Kings made Tyreke Evans available, Celtics made push, talks dead now Yahoo! Sports reports the...
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns Release Rookie Luke Zeller

The Suns released rookie, Luke Zeller, Thursday to create a roster spot for second-year forward, Marcus Morris, whom the Suns acquired in a trade with Houston Wednesday. Phoenix traded a second-round pick in exchange for Marcus Morris, who will now join his twin brother, Markieff, on the Suns.
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Nash Passes Magic Johnson For 4th All-Time In Assists

Steve Nash (10,142) passed Magic Johnson for fourth on the NBA’s all-time assist list in a 113-99 win over the Celtics Wednesday.
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan Taunts Kevin Garnett: “Kevin..Kevin..KEVIN!”

Someone really, really wanted Kevin Garnett’s attention at Staples Center last night. In the second quarter of Wednesday night’s game against the Lakers, a persistent fan began yelling, “Kevin…Kevin…Keeevviinnnn…KEVIN!!” He did not respond.
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Does Harlem Shake With Katherine Webb, “Splash” Cast

Six-time NBA champion, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, will appear on this season of ABC’s “Splash” – a show where 10 celebrities train and compete in regulation platform and springboard diving at dizzying heights in front of a weekly poolside audience. Here he is with 2012 Miss Alabama USA, Katherine Webb, and the rest of the “Splash” cast doing the Harlem Shake.
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February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant & The Lakers Pay Tribute To Jerry Buss At Staples Center

The Los Angeles Lakers illuminated Jerry Buss’ chair in his empty suite on Wednesday night and held a touching tribute prior to Wednesday night’s matchup with the Celtics. Kobe Bryant took the mic at halfcourt and proclaimed his appreciation for “the greatest owner in sports, ever” saying: “He was a brilliant and incredible owner, but even a better person with a great heart…His...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris On Learning He’d Join Brother In Phoenix: I Shed A Tear Or Two

Following a trade that sent him to Phoenix Wednesday, second-year forward Marcus Morris talked about joining his brother,  Markieff, who plays for the Suns. Marcus and Markieff represent the second duo of brother teammates in the NBA, joining Tyler and Ben Hansbrough who play for the Indiana Pacers. Marcus on learning he’d join his brother in Phoenix: “I just smiled, shed...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Slams It Hard On Greg Monroe

The Bobcats lost their 41st game of the year, but Michael Kidd-Gilchrist gave fans something to cheer about in the 4th quarter with a mean throw down on Pistons’ Greg Monroe:
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
DONE DEAL

Kings, Rockets make 6-player deal

The Kings and Rockets traded several players as part of a deal made on Wednesday. Former No. 5 pick Thomas Robinson was dealt.

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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris Traded, Will Join Brother In Phoenix

Marcus Morris has been traded to the Phoenix Suns for a second round draft pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.  Morris will join his twin brother Markieff Morris who he previously played with at Kansas. Chosen back to back (13 & 14) in the 2011 draft, they are the second duo in the NBA to feature brother teammates (Indiana has Hansbrough brothers). The Houston...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Gets Emotional Remembering Jerry Buss

Magic Johnson shared his memories Jerry Buss during NBA Countdown on ESPN on Wednesday night. “He touched my life in such an incredible way, I owe him a lot,” said an emotional Magic who will be speaking at Thursday’s memorial service.  
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockets To Trade Marcus Morris

Despite Kevin McHale declaring he’d be “shocked” if the Rockets made a move before Thursday’s 3:00 PM deadline, the team is holding Marcus Morris out from Wednesday night’s game vs. OKC as they currently decide between two deals that will have them part ways with the 2nd year power forward. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle confirmed the upcoming move, first reported...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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