Lakers will need better offer to get Kyrie

The Kevin Durant trade request has branched off into the reinvigoration of the Russell Westbrook trade speculation, with the Nets emerging as the likely trade partner and Kyrie Irving the Lakers target. The Lakers desire to move Westbrook ( who, for a variety of reasons, they never should have acquired in the first place) is not only the worse kept secret in the NBA , but quite possibly in all of pro sports. This fact should put the Lakers on the wrong side of the leverage equation in any trade…

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Spurs, Blazers and Jazz engage in three way

The Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs and the Utah Jazz have engaged in a three-way trade. According to Adrian Wojnarowski: The Spurs gets: Tomas Satoransky (POR) a second-round draft pick (Utah) The Trail Blazers get: Joe Ingles (Utah) Elijah Hughes (Utah) a second-round draft pick (Utah) The Utah Jazz get: Nickeil Alexander-Walker (POR) Juancho Hernangomez (SAS)

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Trail Blazers and Pelicans agree on McCollum trade

The CJ McCollum trade that was reported on earlier Tuesday morning has been agreed on by the Trail Blazers New Orleans is receiving : CJ McCollum Larry Nance Jr Tony Snell Portland is receiving: Josh Hart Tomas Satoransky Nicke Alexander-Walker Didi Louzada Protected 2022 1st round pick Two future second round draft picks This brings the Lillard -McCollum backcourt era to an end. The winner of the 2015-15 Most Improved awards brings his career average of 19.0 ppg to a Pelicans team desperate to return to the playoffs ( and…

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Caris LeVert traded to Cleveland for Rubio and picks

Pacers guard Caris LeVert had long been the subject of trade rumours and it look like he is finally on the move. According to Ballsack Sports, Adrian Wojnarowski and others, LeVert is headin to Cleveland in exchange for point guard Ricky Rubio, a protec first round pick and two second round selections. Wojnarowski adds that the former Net ans Pacer is happy to be heading back to his native Ohio and to be playing for a contending ballclub. In LeVert, Cleveland adds a player to its young core who is…

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Blazers send Powell and Covington to Clippers in trade

We have our first notable trade of the pre-deadline frenzy in the NBA. Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers have engaged in swap in which LA is sending Eric Bledsoe, Justice Winslow, Keon Johnson and a future second rounder in exchange for Norman Powell and Robert Covington. The move seems to be more financially driven rather than focused on performance, as according to Bobby Marks, the trade puts the Blazers under the luxury tax. This is a move that could be a setup…

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NBA trade alert: Memphis sends Hernangomez to Celtics

With NBA training camps just about three weeks away, teams are still hard at work improving their rosters. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Boston Celtics have engaged in a deal that will send send big man Juancho Hernangomez to the C’s in exchange for Kris Dunn, Carsen Edwards and second-round pick swap in 2026. Hernangomez a talented big man has shown flashes of his abilities. He had his best statistical campaign in 2019-20, in which he only appeared in 14 contests( all of which…

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Celtics send Kemba Walker and picks to Oklahoma City for Al Horford, Moses Brown

Well we didn’t even have to wait until the start of free agency for NBA teams to start shaking up and trying to improve their roster for the 2021-22 season. The Boston Celtics I sending Kimbra Walker the number 16 overall pick in this year‘s dress and a second round pick inIn 2025 is here no to the Oklahoma City Thunder that in exchange for Al Horford Moses Brown and a 2023 second round pick. When he was a quiet before the 20 1920 season in a sign in trade…

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New Orleans Pelicans trade J.J. Redick to the Dallas Mavericks

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade guard J.J. Redick to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for James Johnson, Wes Iwundu and a second round pick. As Reddick had been rumoured to be a buyout candidate, the Pelicans were able to scrounge up something for the veteran guard.

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Clippers send Lou Williams and picks to Hawks for Rajon Rondo

Lou Williams will be even closer to those awesome and beloved Magic City chicken wings. That is because the guard , along with two future second-round draft picks, was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Rajon Rondo. Williams has been renowned sixth man for several seasons, winning the Sixth Man of the Year award three times ( 2014-15, 2017-18 and 2018-19) , but has seen his production drop this season. His 12.1 ppg is down from the 18.2 ppg from last season. The 21.9 minutes per game is…

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