NBA Trade Rumours: Heat to inquire about Chris Paul and other Rockets players

The Houston Rockets have made it known that essentially no one their roster, including James Harden, is untouchable as they look to make major changes to their roster to try to get past the monster in the Bay Area. Chris Paul is one of the most obvious targets to be moved, along with big man Clint Capela, but considering Paul’s age (34) and the massive amount he has remaining on his contract ( he signed a four-year $160 million deal last July), it seemed Houston might be hard pressed to…

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Heat waive Rodney McGruder

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Miami Heat have waived forward Rodney McGruder. The move seems to be a cost-cutting one , as indicated by the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s Ira Winderman. Even if another team does claim him, McGruder is playoff ineligible. In his three seasons in the NBA, all with the Heat, the 6’4” guard has started 112 of the 161 games he has appeared in and averaged 6.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 23.6 minutes per contest. This season he was…

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Dion Waiters fined for comments about playing time

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters was fined an undisclosed amount following his comments about his playing time following the team’s game in Milwaukee against the Bucks. “ F— patience! I want to play. I’ve been patient long enough. What do I got to be patient for? Come on man. I’ve been patient. I think everybody knows that it’s time. What are we waiting for? If I’m out there, play me.” Waiters is only in the seventh game after returning from an ankle injury that kept him out of action for…

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Miami offered Josh Richardson and first round pick for Jimmy Butler

The Jimmy Butler trade fiasco languishes into its third week, two things are abundantly clear-the Army Corps of Engineers cannot rebuild the bridge between Butler and the Timberwolves and whenever they ultimately move Butler, they will not get back fair market value back or even as much talent and assets they sent to acquire him in the first place. The later seems to already be playing itself out in their talks with the Miami Heat. The Heat offered Josh Richardson and a protected first round pick in exchange for the…

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Dwyane Wade to sign with Bulls

It appears there is another major shift in the NBA. Dwyane Wade is nearing a deal with the Chicago Bulls,according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The Bulls are currently seeking deals to clear the cap space to sign Wade.  Update: the Bulls have traded Mike Dunleavy to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cleveland will use $4.8 million of the $9.6 million trade exception in the Varajeo trade to take Dunleavy’s deal. 

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