Warriors plan on signing Andrew Bogut

After Andrew Bogut broke his leg 58 seconds into his Cleveland Cavaliers, it seemed we might have seen the last of the veteran big man in the NBA. However, he returned to his native Australia and continued to ply his trade in the country’s National Basketball League, playing for the Sydney Kings. In his debut season Bogut averaged 11.4 points, 11.6 rebounds and and 2.7 blocks per game and took home the League’s Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year and also made the All NBL first team. After…

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Spurs buyout Gasol

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the San Antonio Spurs and center Pau Gasol have agreed on a buyout. Gasol is eligible for the playoffs for his next team. Injuries have limited the former All-Star to just 27 games this year,and only 6 starts. Gasol is averaging just 4.2 points and 4.7 rebounds in only 12.2 minutes per game. If healthy, he can be beneficial to a playoff team with his scoring and passing ability.

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Thunder waive Alex Abrines

Saturday the Oklahoma City Thunder waived guard Alex Abrines, ending his three year tenure with the ballclub. Abrines and the team agreed to mutually part ways so he could more fully devote his time and attention to a personal matter that had caused him to miss 19 of the last 22 games. Head coach Billy Donovan had this to say about Abrines and injured wing Andre Roberson before the team’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday: “Obviously Alex has dealt with some personal issues and matters, and you just…

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Grizzlies acquire Avery Bradley in with deal

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Memphis Grizzlies have sent Garrett Temple and JaMychal Green. Bradley was averaging 8.2 points per game this season. The move seemed to be a cost-cutting one and further sets them up to be financially able to make runs at top-tier free agents this summer. For Memphis, the moves gives them a still capable perimeter defender in Bradley and with the Gasol trade , gets the team under the cap and the Bradley contract could be a future trade piece. As explained by the Daily…

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Pelicans trade Mirotic to Bucks

Finally, the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade…for Nikola Mirotic. The team has agreed to send the flloor-spreading power forward to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for big man Jason Smith and small forward Stanley Johnson. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal also included the Pistons and will see multi second-round picks to the Pelicans.

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Houston Rockets trade James Ennius III to Philadelphia 76ers for 2021 pick

According to The Athletic , the Houston Rockets have traded backup small forward James Ennis III to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 2021 second round draft pick. As Rockets GM Daryl Morley is known to be a wheeler and dealer when it comes to changing and improving Houston’s roster, this could be a step in a larger plan for the ball club.

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Bucks and Pistons finalizing Johnson for Maker trade

As the NBA trade deadline quickly approaches, we have seen some teams make big moves. Kristaps Porzingis is now a Maverick and with the addition of Tobias Harris, the Sixers are looking to build a big 4 in Philly. There is no doubt there will be more moves more moves before Thursday’s cutoff. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Detroit Pistons are in the process of putting the finishing touches on a deal that would send Stanley Johnson to Milwaukee for Thon Maker.

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Anthony Davis requests trade from Pelicans

The Anthony Davis trade rumors have been swirling about for at least a year. With Lebron James signing with the Lakers and Davis signing with James’ Klutch Sports, there was immediate speculation that it was only a matter of time before the Pelicans’ all-world forward would be donning the purple and gold. Throughout the rampant trade talks , Davis has tried to be the good soldier, saying he’s trying to help lead his team and not focused on the rumours, etc. It appears that time has come to an end.…

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Jimmy Butler out against Rockets

Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Jimmy Butler will miss the team’s game against the Houston Rockets tonight, according to Kyle Neubeck. Neubreck also added that Butler informed the team he was experiencing discomfort in his wrist and that the team is calling it a “mild wrist sprain.” Since being traded to the Sixers earlier this season, Butler has averaged 19.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 32.1 minutes per contest.

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Raptors to sign Patrick McCaw

The strange odyssey for Patrick McCaw has taken a new turn. The former Golden State Warriors guard left a guaranteed 2 year, $5.2 million deal on the table to sign a non-guaranteed 2 year, 6 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 28. He was cut a mere three games into his tenure with Cleveland. The sign-and-cut has raised a few eyebrows and will now be the subject of an NBA investigation. It appears McCaw will have a new NBA home. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the free agent…

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