James Tirado breaks down the NBA's top headlines. The post SLAM Week In Review: Blake Griffin, Hometown Hero? appeared first on SLAMonline.
With the well of free agents drying up as we reach the end of July, NBA teams are now looking at other ways to improve their rosters before the start of the season. Teams now have a better understanding of what their lineups will look like going forward, which reveals excess in some spots and holes in others. Show More Summary
NBA fans can use a breather from monitoring every superstar's step. Although the top guys run the league, they don't hold a monopoly on trade rumors. There's plenty of time to wonder where Russell Westbrook and Blake Griffin might wind up. Show More Summary
The Thunder are hoping to lock up Russell Westbrook before he comes a free agent next summer, with the long-term plan reportedly being to pair him with OKC native and The post OKC Thunder Reportedly Targeting Blake Griffin Next Summer appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Oklahoma City Thunder just lost Kevin Durant in free agency while getting nothing in return, and it stands to reason that the team would rather not have the same thing happen with Russell Westbrook, who is going into the final year of his contract. The NBA’s rumor mill has recently had Oklahoma City trading the all-star point […]
Mike Tyson once said, everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face. Well, the Oklahoma City Thunder originally planned to re-sign their superstar Kevin Durant until he punched them in the face and left to sign with the Golden State Warriors this offseason. Now that leaves one other superstar Russell Westbrook, whose contract […]
The Los Angeles Clippers have been mentioned in quite a few rumors this offseason. One of the latest rumors that has come out has to do with Blake Griffin. Doc Rivers is open to moving Griffin, mainly due to the fact that he will hit open free agency next offseason and could end up leaving.... Show More Summary
While the Oklahoma City Thunder's dynamic duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant is no more, they reportedly have visions of a new one-two punch, featuring Westbrook and current Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin. According...Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers are without question still looking to make roster moves if the right deal comes along. They know that they need to make another move if they want to seriously contend with the Golden State Warriors this coming season. Show More Summary
This is quickly becoming the summer of the Boston Celtics. Even with the NBA draft and the heart of the free-agency period behind us, general manager Danny Ainge and Co. are the constant subject of trade rumors thanks to Boston’s seemingly...Show More Summary
The 2016 free-agency bonanza may be drawing to a close, but the Boston Celtics are still on the hunt for another key piece to add to their improved core. That search has reportedly taken them out west. Sean Deveney of the Sporting News noted last week the Celtics have targeted Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin in trade talks. Show More Summary
Kevin Durant's name has left the rumors market, but in his wake goes former teammate Russell Westbrook and an out-of-the-blue entry by the name of Blake Griffin. Who says the NFL is the only year-round sport with drama highlighting every...Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Friday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. OH BOY: Boston is at the center of Russell Westbrook trade rumors. And Blake Griffin trade rumors. Perhaps Danny Ainge can light off theShow More Summary
Almost all of the NBA’s biggest free agents have found homes for at least next season. That means trade-rumor season is upon us. Three of the league’s bigger names have made some headlines for their trade possibilities (or lack thereof)...Show More Summary
Now that the dust from the 2016 free-agency storm has mostly settled and summer-league play is keeping teams busy evaluating their respective youth contingents, the NBA rumor mill is no longer the frenzy of activity it was even a few short weeks ago. There is still some chatter going around, mostly revolving around trades. Show More Summary
While the NBA's free-agent frenzy has come to an end aside from a few stragglers, there may be more moves to come that could shift the league's balance of power on the trade front. Chief among them is the status of Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook. Show More Summary
A three-way scenario has emerged with the Kings sending Rudy Gay to the Clippers. The post Report: Celtics Pursuing Trade For Blake Griffin appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Celtics have the assets to make a big move if a star becomes available but it's unclear if they will be willing to use them to acquire impending free agents. The Celtics landed Al Horford in free agency but apparently they are not done tweaking their roster. Show More Summary
In many ways, there are few teams around the NBA that are in a better position to make a major trade than the Boston Celtics. The team is reportedly the top candidate to make a deal for Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook, according to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report, but Boston’s decision-makers could have […]
Ladies & gentlemen, the Boston Celtics are trying to shake up the NBA. After adding former Atlanta Hawks PF Al Horford to the squad, the Boston Celtics front office have eyes on 2 other superstars that could change the teams future heading forward. Since the departure of Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors, rumors […]