Spencer Dinwiddie headed to Wizards as part of five-team deal

From nba news services Free agent guard Spencer Dinwiddie reportedly will join the Washington Wizards on a three-year, $62-million deal as part of a multi-team trade between the Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. The Nets reportedly will receive a 2024 second round pick and a 2025 Draft swap with Washington in exchange for Dinwiddie. The Spurs will receive forward Chandler Hutchison and a 2022 second round pick from Washington as part of the deal. The draft night tradesbetween the Wizards,…

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Bulls working on deal for DeMar DeRozan

The Chicago Bulls are apparently working on a sign-and-trade to acquire free agent DeMar DeRozan. The Bulls have already been active on the sign-and-trade market , engaging in such a transaction with the New Orleans Pelicans to acquire point guard Lonzo Ball. The Spurs are allegedly interested in Lauri Markkanen who is a restricted free agent.

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NBA 2021Draft Lottery Odds

The hope that fuels every NBA offseason will commence with Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery. The new anti-tanking rules mean that at most, a team has only a 14% chance of snagging the number 1 pick. Probabilities of getting the #1 overall pick in tonight’s lottery Team. #1 Odds Percentage HOU 14.0 DET 14.0 ORL 14.0 OKC 12.5 CLE 10.5 MIN 9.0 TOR 7.5 CHI 6.0 SAC 4.5 NOP 3.0 CHO 2.0 SAS 1.5 IND 1.0 GSW 0.5 Other pick possibilities to track: Houston Rockets: If pick falls outside top…

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Spurs to sign veteran big man Gorgui Dieng

From Rob Goldberg of B/R: The San Antonio Spurs will sign center Gorgui Dieng when he clears waivers, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times. Dieng was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday after the team was unable to find a trade before Thursday’s deadline. The 31-year-old was reportedly in high demand once he became available, with Stein reporting interest from the New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets. Despite the opportunity to play for several contenders, Dieng joined the Spurs, a team that had…

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Kyrie and DeMar have moment before Nets/Spurs game

The Brooklyn Nets and the San Antonio Spurs met Monday night and Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan has been playing with a heavy heart, as his stepfather passes on February 19. Before the game tipped off Nets star guard Kyrie Irving showed DeRozan love in a truly touching moment. Losing a parent is one of the most difficult things a person will deal with in life, forming a void that can never be filled, regardless of the passage of time. There will be some rough days ahead for DeRozan but if…

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Spurs and Hornets next few games postponed

From the NBA: The San Antonio Spurs’ next three games (Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Cleveland; Saturday, Feb. 20 at New York and Monday, Feb. 22 at Indiana) and the Charlotte Hornets’ next two games (Wednesday, Feb. 17 vs. Chicago and Friday, Feb. 19 vs. Denver) have been postponed in accordance with the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols. The games are being postponed due to four Spurs players testing positive and additional contact tracing for players on both San Antonio’s and Charlotte’s rosters, and in order to ensure the health and…

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DeMar DeRozan chased intruder out of his home

From ESPN: San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan said “everything is good” with him and his family after an intruder entered their house while they were home over two weeks ago. TMZ reported that on Nov. 19 that DeRozan heard a commotion in a part of the family’s Los Angeles-area house that included one of his children. When DeRozan checked it out, he found the trespasser and chased the man out of his home, according to TMZ. Justin Bergquist was arrested when he returned to the gated community, with TMZ reporting that the…

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Brooklyn Nets to pursue Gregg Popovich

Yes go back and re-read that title, you saw that right. The Brooklyn Nets, who had their season ended Sunday, are now reportedly going after Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Popovich has shown no indication that he intends to leave San Antonio, even if the Nets , on paper, have a better roster and he has coached both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving though their times with USA Basketball. At this point, POP leaving seems highly unlikely but stranger things have happened.

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