NBA Rumors: Lakers, Knicks, Bulls & Heat Interested in Dion Waiters
Last season was exactly the kind of year Dion Waiters needed to rebuild standing in the NBA. It’s not surprising to find him weighing offers from a number of teams, with the Miami Heat (who he played for last season), Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks all waiting to hear from him, while the Chicago Bulls are also hovering somewhere in the background.
NBA Rumors: Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves & San Antonio Spurs Interested in Derrick Rose
With most of the big names off the board, Derrick Rose news have been becoming more and more prominent in the cycle, including interest he’s been getting from the Milwaukee Bucks, but also from the Minnesota Timberwolves and even the San Antonio Spurs.
NBA Rumors: Boston Celtics, Miami Heat & Utah Jazz Trying to Sign Gordon Hayward
One of the two biggest free agents possibly switching teams this offseason is Gordon Hayward. The Utah Jazz are obviously making a push to re-sign him and keep their project heading in the right direction. But the temptation from the East Coast, as both the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat attempt to lure him away, is difficult to ignore.
Houston Rockets Rumors: First Chris Paul, Then Take Paul George or Carmelo Anthony
The Houston Rockets trading for Chris Paul seems to be only the beginning. If rumors suggesting an attempt to make some sort of big 3 happen, then the Rockets will pursue some sort of deal that lands them Paul George or Carmelo Anthony.
NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Might Finally be Able to Rule the City Again
Since Chris Paul became a Los Angeles Clipper in 2011, the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to finish above their city rivals, something that rarely happened during the Clippers stay in L.A. up to that point. And with Paul leaving the Clippers to the Houston Rockets while the Lakers seem to be trending upwards, it won’t be much of a surprise to see the old order restored in the city of Angels.
NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Trying to Catch the Golden State Warriors With the Wrong Approach
There are a number of ways to approach the art of team building in the NBA. The Cleveland Cavaliers, trying to make the most of the “LeBron James championship window”, aren’t doing things the methodical, patient way, as they try to find a recipe that will give them an edge over the Golden State Warriors.
NBA Rumors: Dallas Mavericks Need Dirk Nowitzki to Help Them Out
At this point, the Dallas Mavericks seem to be operating with two things in mind: Trying to become a legitimate playoff team in the West again, and giving Dirk Nowitzki the kind of retirement years he deserves.
NBA Rumors: Boston Celtics & Miami Heat Interested in Signing Rudy Gay
Most NBA teams don’t look at Rudy Gay as a premier objective for them in the upcoming free agency, but both the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics are hoping they can get their hands on the veteran small forward as a cheap way to get quick points off the bench.
NBA Rumors: Los Angeles Clippers on the Verge of Falling Apart
It doesn’t seem like the Los Angeles Clippers want to scrap everything and start anew, but with both Blake Griffin and Chris Paul making the obvious choice to opt out of the final year on their contracts and become free agents, the sense of an end and a beginning is impossible to ignore.
NBA Rumors: Chicago Bulls Went for the Long, Painful Rebuild
Trading Jimmy Butler wasn’t the worst thing in the world to do for the Chicago Bulls – a rebuild was probably going to happen at some point. But the trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t really put them in a position to head in the right direction right away. It probably means this is going to be a long, painful process.