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Kirk Hinrich Opts in with Bulls

Kirk Hinrich Opts in with Bulls

Kirk Hinrich has decided to stay with the Chicago Bulls next season and receive his $2.85 million that he is owed.  Hinrich’s decision to opt in will now help Chicago turn their focus back on restricted free agent Jimmy Butler.  The Bulls are pushing to sign Butler any way they can and keep him in […]

Mike Budenholzer named Hawks Presiden...

Mike Budenholzer named Hawks President

The Atlanta Hawks have announced that head coach, Mike Budenholzer, has been promoted to team president.  Atlanta has also replaced former general manager, Danny Ferry, with former assistant general manager, Wes Wilcox.  Budenholzer was named NBA coach of the year last season after helping to lead the Hawks to the best record in franchise history […]

Biggest holes for every NBA team

Biggest holes for every NBA team

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2509659-the-biggest-hole-every-nba-team-still-must-fill-after-2015-nba-draft  

Hornets, Warriors interested in Marco

Hornets, Warriors interested in Marco

The Charlotte Hornets are expected to make a big push for free agent, Marco Belinelli.  The Hornets are expected to have around $5.4 million to lure Belinelli to Charlotte.  The Golden State Warriors are also interested in Belinelli, but would probably only have around $3.4 million (mid-level exception) to offer.  Most think the shooting guard […]

Lakers going for LA and Jordan!

Lakers going for LA and Jordan!

The latest report is that the Los Angeles Lakers are trying to free up cap space to not only sign LaMarcus Aldridge but also DeAndre Jordan! For Lakers fans this is a perfect combo with Aldridge and Jordan complimenting each other very well.  Aldridge needs someone on the frontline to cover for his defensive liabilities […]

John Calipari shuts down rumors

John Calipari shuts down rumors

Earlier today (06/30/2015), the Sacramento Kings were reported to have interest in John Calipari for not only the head coach but also controlling the basketball operations.  The 56-year old coach of the Kentucky Wildcats is denying any interest in the Kings and is stating he will be returning to Kentucky next season.  The reports stated that […]

Anthony Davis getting paid!

Anthony Davis getting paid!

In the definite understatement category, the New Orleans Pelicans are getting ready to lock down their superstar, Anthony Davis.  Most reports have the Pelicans willing to offer Davis an extension in the neighborhood of 5 years at around $143 million! The 22-year old averaged 24.4 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.9 blocks in around 36 minutes […]

Iman Shumpert on the move?

Iman Shumpert on the move?

According to Chris Broussard, of ESPN.com, the Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks and Milwaukee Bucks are all interested in Iman Shumpert.  The 25-year old swingman supposedly already has a qualifying offer from Cleveland, but since he is receiving so much interest he might look elsewhere? Shumpert is a restricted free agent so the Cavs will […]

Al-Faroqu Aminu in Rip City

Al-Faroqu Aminu in Rip City

Al-Faroqu Aminu is getting a great deal of attention lately thanks largely to his great performance in the playoffs for the Mavericks last season.  Aminu averaged 11.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game against Houston during the first round. Supposedly the Knicks, Celtics, Blazers, Raptors, Pelicans and the Mavericks are all interested in the small […]

Cavs interested in Dunleavy

Cavs interested in Dunleavy

Mike Dunleavy Jr. might be one of the more under the radar free agents of the Summer, but he could be the perfect piece for the right team.  Dunleavy was paid $3.3 million with the Chicago Bulls last season and shot nearly 41% from 3-point range.  The combination of lower salary and a knock down […]

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