Browsing Anthony Bennett

NBA Rumors – Nets Still Going After Free Agents; Waiters & Anthony Bennett Next?

Posted on 11 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

So far, the Brooklyn Nets free agency can be split into a couple of phases: The first in which they succeeded in adding unrestricted free agents like Jeremy Lin and Trevor Booker, followed by two swing-and-miss attempts at restricted free agents like Tyler Johnson and Alan Crabbe. More

NBA Rumors – Portland Trail Blazers & Philadelphia 76ers Interested in Signing Anthony Bennett

Posted on 23 Sep, 2015, by in NBA

No one is going to claim Anthony Bennett off the waivers because of his salary and cap hit. But after that? We’re still not going to see some wave of suitors coming in. But the Portland Trail Blazers for some reason, and the Philadelphia 76ers, for no reason, might be going after him. More

NBA Rumors – Minnesota Timberwolves Shouldn’t Pick Up Anthony Bennett Option

Posted on 4 Aug, 2015, by in NBA

There’s no doubt that Anthony Bennett is on course to become one of the biggest busts in NBA draft history, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are unlikely to pick up his option for the 2016-2017 season. More

Minnesota Timberwolves – More Than Just the Most Fun Team in the NBA

Posted on 11 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

It’s not quite clear how good the Minnesota Timberwolves will be this season, but adding Andrew Wiggins to this team to go along with Ricky Rubio, rookie Zach LaVine and generally having a creative and very fast group coming together might be the most fun team to watch in the league this season, although playing against the sad tank job of the Philadelphia 76ers isn’t exactly indicative of anything, especially in the preseason. More

NBA Rumors – Minnesota Timberwolves Might Start Andrew Wiggins off the Bench

Posted on 21 Sep, 2014, by in NBA

Being the number one overall pick doesn’t mean that Andrew Wiggins is guaranteed a starting spot in the lineup of the Minnesota Timberwolves, giving him something of a soft landing to the beginning of his NBA career, although nothing is set in stone as training camp hasn’t even started. More

Kevin Love Trade – Cleveland Cavaliers the Winners, Minnesota Timberwolves Lose Big

Posted on 8 Aug, 2014, by in NBA

Maybe everything will blow up in the face of the Cleveland Cavaliers a year from now, but for the moment they are obviously the big winners of the Kevin Love trade, giving up Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, along with a future first round pick, as the Minnesota Timberwolves should feel they could have gotten more out of this deal. More

Cleveland Caveliers – Anthony Bennett Worse Than Expected

Posted on 4 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

Someone suggested that the Anthony Bennett debut was the least anticipated first game for a number one pick in NBA history. Turns out, what comes later, so far, isn’t much better. Bennett hasn’t been disappointing because sadly, there weren’t that many expectations of the former UNLV player to begin with. More

NBA Rumors – Cleveland Cavaliers Plan to Play Anthony Bennett At Power Forward

Posted on 17 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

Being a tweener in the NBA can be a blessing or a curse, and the Cleveland Cavaliers, obviously, are hoping that their number one draft pick, Anthony Bennett, is going to be the latter. So is it going to be a power forward or small forward? Too soon to tell, with Bennett recovering from surgery and in some sort of diet program to shed some weight, but initial proclamations designate him to the power forward position. More

Cleveland Cavaliers – Jarrett Jack Makes Them Playoff Contenders

Posted on 16 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

The best move the Cleveland Cavaliers made this offseason wasn’t using their number one draft pick on Anthony Bennett (early on looking like a bad choice), but signing Jarrett Jack from the Golden State Warriors. More

2013 NBA Draft – First Round Picks

Posted on 28 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

A draft with no clear superstars means plenty of surprises, as Anthony Bennett ended up being the number one pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers, dropping Nerlens Noel to six (eventually landing with the Philadelphia 76ers), while Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic), Otto Porter (Washington Wizards), Cody Zeller (Charlotte Bobcats) and Alex Len (Phoenix Suns) completed the top 5. More