Golden State signs Quinndary Weatherspoon to two-way deal

Golden State signed guard Quinndary Weatherspoon to a two-way contract , the team announced Friday. Last season, the Mississippi State product appeared in four games with Golden State, averaging 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.7 minutes of action. The former 49th overall pick (San Antonio) in the 2019 draft also did work in the D-League, starting 29 games for the Santa Cruz warriors and putting up 25.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.1 steals.

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Suns match Pacers offer sheet for Ayton

Well, that didn’t take long. Deandre Ayton agreed to a4year, $133 million offer sheet from the Indiana Pacers earlier Thursday. The phoenix Suns had 48 hours to match and they needed less than a typical work shift before matching the offer. keeping Ayton in the desert until at least for the next 365 days. Ayton averaged 17.2 points and 10.2 rebounds per contest this past season but his season ended in a tumultuous notes, having only played on 17 minutes ,scoring a mere 5 points and even being accused of…

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Damian Lillard signs 2, year, $122.2 million extension

Though was only on the court for 29 games, ( he averaged 24. 0 points , 7.3 assists and 4.1 rebounds in those 29 games) and is under contract for another three seasons, and due $136.9 million, Damian Lillard signed a two-year , $122.2 million extension Friday. Havingg been the subject of trade rumors, because of course if you don’t win a championship in a few years, then the club must be blown up and the best player on the team needs to bolt for greener (easier ) pastures, Lillard…

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Russell Westbrook opts in on $47 million player option

In a move that surprised no one, the favorite whipping boy of Laker nation ,as well as the LeRichard riders in the media, Russell Westbrook opted in the $47 million player option. Westbrook was acquired last season in a deal that confounded those with a modicum of basketball knowledge , who questioned the fit and how the skillset of the three Laker star would mesh. The most optimistic ( or delusional) Lakers fans and media arm of clutch sports had the the team, at minimum in the Western Conference Finals.…

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John Wall and Rockets to agree to buyout

After trading for him and then sitting him, because you can’t let good players play when team tank is the club’s mantra, the short and confusing marriage between John Wall and the Houston Rockets. Wall appeared in only 40 games in space city and in those games he averaged 20.6 points , 6.9 assists ( a career low) and 3.2 rebounds ( also a career-low) on .404/.317/.749 splits. In that small sample size, the jury is still out on precisely where Wall’s game is post Achilles. He looked fine in…

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Pistons trading Jerami Grant to Trail Blazers for 2025 1st-rounder

After long being the subject and speculation of trade rumors, Jerami Grant appears to finally have been moved/ According to Adrain Wojnarowski, of ESPN, the Detroit Pistons are trading forward Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for a 2025 first-round draft pick, proteced 1-4, via the Milwaukee Bucks,. In addition to the 2025 first, the Blazers and Pistons will swap second-round picks in 2022- Portland’s 36 for Detroit’s 46. Portland will also send a 2025 second-round pick, as well as the most favorable second-pick in 2026 between…

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Hornets run head coach James Borrego after four season

In a move no one really saw coming, the Charlotte Hornets have fired head coach james Borrego. Despite the team signing him to a multi-year extension back in August, Charlotte still felt the need to make a change. The Hornets seemed to be on the uptick, with a young and developing core, improving their win total by ten games each of the past two seasons, going 43-39 this season, however they have been bounced in the initial play-in game in both of those seasons. In his four seasons in the…

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Bulls sign Tristan Thompson, release Alfonzo McKinnie

Via Bulls.com The Chicago Bulls announced that the team has released forward Alfonzo McKinnie. Chicago also announced that it has signed veteran big man Tristan Thompson. In accordance with team policy, terms of Thompson’s contract were not disclosed. In his eleventh season in the NBA, Thompson (6-9, 254 pounds) owns career averages of 9.1 ppg (.518 from the field), 8.5 rpg (3.3 orpg) and 1.0 apg in 27.1 mpg. For his career, he has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers. This season, he has…

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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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CJ McCollum deal to Pelicans nearly done

The Portland Trail Blazers continue to be the busiest team in the league as we head toward the NBA trade deadline. Having already traded wings Normal Powell and Robert Covington to the LA Clippers for questionable compensation ( Eric Bledsoe, Justice Winslow, Keon Johnson and a future 2nd round draft pick ), the Blazers are still at work and it seems that CJ McCollum’s time in the Rose City may be coming to an end. According to the Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Trail Blazers and the New Orleans Pelicans are…

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