According to multiple, very reliable sources, the NBA lockout is over. News is breaking that hands will be shook this evening, and free agency will start up in the next week. I’m very excited about this personally, and it also sounds like the NBA is trying to re-schedule games late into April to make up an 82-game season. More news will follow for sure.
Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks were never a good match.
The Miami Heat must avoid trading Justise Winslow unless it is a deal that puts them over the top.
The New York Knicks made the surprising decision to fire head coach Derek Fisher on Monday morning.
While the Cavs had been playing better basketball as of late, this past week has proven they still aren't championship contenders yet.
DeMarcus Cousins struggled to corral the pass, but Isaiah Thomas came from behind and took away any real chance at an easy basket.
Nikola Vucevic was well-defended with the clocking ticking down, but his rainmaker fall-away jumper beat the buzzer and helped the Orlando Magic top the Atlanta Hawks.
The Minnesota Timberwolves need a small forward with something to offer on both ends, and if Harrison Barnes becomes available this summer they should be have significant interest.
Jonas Valanciunas was dealing with a hand injury in the early season, but he should now get more minutes with the Toronto Raptors.
Euro steps are technically legal, but James Harden came close to a traveling violation with his lengthy glide to the basket against Portland.
Zach LaVine will defend his slam dunk contest title in Toronto on All-Star Weekend, but he got an early warm up in with an alley-oop jam Saturday night.