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No Brinks truck: Isaiah Thomas takes historic tumble from top five in MVP to minimum salary

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

In the summer of 2016, as he was stuck on a relatively low-paying contract he'd signed years earlier and lesser players were landing massive deals, Isaiah Thomas looked ahead to his 2018 free agency: “They better bring out the Brinks truck.” He backed up that statement with a top-five finish in MVP voting then declared again last summer: “I'm a max guy. Yesterday, Thomas agreed to a one-year, minimum contract with the Nuggets. Thomas' fall has been sharp and costly.
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The Lakers built their team with the Warriors in mind: 'If your goal is to win a championship .'

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

When you win the LeBron James sweepstakes, that's a good thing. Kentavius Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee will suit up for the Lakers in 2018-19. On Thursday, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was asked about the team's roster construction.
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2018 NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors get better; Lakers land LeBron James, but still fall short

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

NBA free agency is far from over, but there have been enough moves, particularly with the big names at the top, that we can start to assess the situation around the league. With any decision there are always pros and cons, winners and losers, so we decided to sort things out for you as rosters for next season continue to take shape. Obviously things can change with a big signing or trade before the season starts, but as of now, here are the winners and losers of 2018 NBA free agency. Until the days leading up to the start of free agency, Paul George going to Los Angeles was considered one...
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Report: Jimmy Butler Requests Trade from Timberwolves 👀

Report: Jimmy Butler Requests Trade from Timberwolves 👀

All-Star Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, reports Shams Charania and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic: Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from... Read more ...

Le frère de Wiggins ravi que Jimmy Butler veuille partir

Le frère de Wiggins ravi que Jimmy Butler veuille partir

Nick Wiggins, le frère d'Andrew, s'est réjoui sur Twitter de la probable fin de collaboration entre Jimmy Butler et son frère... Read more ...

Poster Released for Space Jam Sequel Featuring LeBron James 🍿

Poster Released for Space Jam Sequel Featuring LeBron James 🍿

LeBron James ‘ move to Hollywood's team is already making waves off the hardwood. A Space Jam sequel starring James looks like it's in the works after SpringHill Entertainment... Read more ...

Mark Cuban fined by NBA after Mavericks investigation reveals 'disturbing...

Mark Cuban fined by NBA after Mavericks investigation reveals 'disturbing, heartbreaking' findings

The seven-month investigation into the Dallas Mavericks revealed 20 years of workplace misconduct. Fifteen females were harassed by former CEO Terdema Ussery. Read more ...

Mavs' owner Mark Cuban escapes harsh penalties, but damaging report soils...

Mavs' owner Mark Cuban escapes harsh penalties, but damaging report soils reputation

It's hard to shake the feeling that the Dallas Mavericks owner didn't receive the harshest penalty possible - beyond the $10 million and humiliating depiction of the franchise... Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Jimmy Butler gives Timberwolves short list of teams

NBA trade rumors: Jimmy Butler gives Timberwolves short list of teams

Butler reportedly gave Minnesota "a list of one to three teams with whom he's open to signing extension." Read more ...

Jimmy Butler reportedly has interest in joining Clippers

Jimmy Butler reportedly has interest in joining Clippers

Butler met with Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau to express his desire to be traded Read more ...

Jason Whitlock reacts to Jimmy Butler demanding a trade: ‘I'm disappointed...

Jason Whitlock reacts to Jimmy Butler demanding a trade: ‘I'm disappointed in the league'

Jason Whitlock discusses Jimmy Butler demanding a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read more ...

Sporting News' Top 25 Under 25: Ranking best, brightest of NBA's next generation

Sporting News' Top 25 Under 25: Ranking best, brightest of NBA's next generation

Before the 2018-19 season tips off, Sporting News ranked the top 25 NBA players under 25 years old. Who takes the No. 1 spot on this year's list? Read more ...

Report: Disgruntled Jimmy Butler requests trade from Timberwolves

Report: Disgruntled Jimmy Butler requests trade from Timberwolves

Less than a week before training camp opens, All-Star guard reportedly gives club three potential trade destinations. Read more ...