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Wizards' Trade of Westbrook to Create Flexibility to Build Around Beal

1 month ago   |   By SLAMonline

With Russell Westbrook being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, how that would affect the Bradley Beal situation was immediately a topic of conversation.
Even before this news dropped, Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard talked to The Athletic's Fred Katz, saying that Bradley Beal had not requested a trade from the Washington Wizards.
Tommy Sheppard confirms there has been no request from Bradley Beal about wanting to be traded. - Fred Katz July 28, 2021
While it was recently reported that Beal was considering a trade request leading up to the draft, it appears he did not end up pulling the...
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Los Angeles Lakers to Get Russell Westbrook in Multi-Team Deal

1 month ago   |   By SLAMonline

The Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Wizards have reportedly agreed to a deal sending Russell Westbrook and two future second-round picks to the Lakers for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell, and the 22nd pick in Thursday's NBA Draft as reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Then later during the NBA Draft, it was announced that the Wizards dealt the first-round pick to the Indiana Pacers for point guard Aaron Holiday. The Pacers used that pick to draft University of Kentucky forward Isaiah Jackson.
On Twitter, Westbrook thanked his former team and the city of DC for...
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Top 3 destinations for Kyle Lowry after Lakers' Russell Westbrook trade

1 month ago   |   By FanSided

With the Los Angeles Lakers finding their point guard in Russell Westbrook, here are the top three destinations for free agent Kyle Lowry. This NBA offseason, there are set to be plenty of teams in search of a starting point guard, from teams on the rise to those planning to contend for a title. Perhaps...
Top 3 destinations for Kyle Lowry after Lakers' Russell Westbrook trade - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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LeBron James seems excited about the Russell Westbrook trade

1 month ago   |   By FanSided

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James' latest Instagram post indicates that he is pretty stoked about the acquisition of Russell Westbrook. NBA fans expected there to be a bevy of moves ahead of and during the 2021 NBA Draft. Leave it to the Los Angeles Lakers to set the tone and let the world know...
LeBron James seems excited about the Russell Westbrook trade - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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The Whiteboard: How does Russell Westbrook fit with LeBron the Lakers?

1 month ago   |   By FanSided

The Whiteboard is The Step Back's daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The Los Angeles Lakers started the NBA Draft chaos early, agreeing in principle to a trade for Russell Westbrook before the draft even started. The deal would send Montrezl...
The Whiteboard: How does Russell Westbrook fit with LeBron the Lakers? - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Skip Bayless burped up a terrible Russell Westbrook take after Lakers trade

1 month ago   |   By FanSided

Skip Bayless crushes the Los Angeles Lakers after trading for Russell Westbrook. While most people believe the Los Angeles Lakers got better after trading for Washington Wizards point guard Russell Westbrook, FS1's Skip Bayless was especially critical of the move over Twitter shortly after it happened on Thursday night. The Undisputed co-host made it very blunt by saying...
Skip Bayless burped up a terrible Russell Westbrook take after Lakers trade - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Lakers Rumors: LeBron James, DeMar DeRozan Spoke About Teaming Before Westbrook Trade

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Before the team's reported trade for Russell Westbrook, LeBron James was apparently looking at another former All-Star guard to join the Los Angeles Lakers...
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Anthony Davis Rumors: Lakers Star to Play Center More After Russell Westbrook Trade

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The reported addition of Russell Westbrook will lead the Los Angeles Lakers to play more small ball in 2021-22, according to
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Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Australian James Duckworth is through to the second round in the men's singles competition at the Tokyo 2020... Read more ...

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono stood tall in goal and Toronto FC got goals from Yeferson Soteldo and Nick DeLeon, hanging on for a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday that extended its... Read more ...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC...

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Nashville SC defeated FC Cincinnati, 3-0, thanks to goals from C.J. Sapong and Randall Leal in the 13th, 35th, and 57th minute. Nashville extends its unbeaten home streak to 12... Read more ...

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico remained unscored upon during the Gold Cup in a convincing 3-0 win over Honduras. Jonathan dos Santos, Rogelio Funes Mori, and Orbelin Pineda all scored thrilling goals... Read more ...

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

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Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

The Chicago Fire put up 12 shots on goal, while Toronto FC put up three but still lost the match by a score of 2-1. Read more ...

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

The Houston Astros and San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 draw, thanks to Zarek Valentin's own goal in the 45th minute. San Jose is now winless in its past 11 matches. Read more ...

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake dominated the Colorado Rapids, 3-0, Saturday night thanks to an own goal and Bobby Wood and Rubio Rubin goals. Read more ...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer move

Arsenal have reportedly been given a huge boost in their hunt for a new midfielder as it looks like Denis Zakaria could be on the move this summer. The Gunners are being tipped... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Patrick Reed will represent the USA in his place. Read more ...