NBA News


  • Nets Won’t Listen To Deadline Offers For James Harden January 27, 2022
    The Nets have no intention of dealing former MVP James Harden by the trade deadline, sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. While this news isn’t surprising given Brooklyn’s championship aspirations, it’s noteworthy due to a recent report which stated that Harden was interested in testing the waters as a free agent this summer. However, Harden has […]
  • Domantas Sabonis To Return This Weekend? January 27, 2022
    Two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis might return from a sprained left ankle this weekend for Indiana. Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters, including James Boyd of The Indianapolis Star (Twitter link), that “the weekend is potentially in play.” Sabonis injured the ankle during Indiana’s win over the Lakers last Wednesday. As we noted earlier today, […]
  • Derrick Jones Jr. Breaks Finger, Out 6-8 Weeks January 26, 2022
    JANUARY 26: Jones will be evaluated “in about a week” to determine whether he can play while wearing the splint on his right index finger, according to coach Billy Donovan, as Rob Schaefer of NBC Sports Chicago relays (via Twitter). The Bulls said in their press release that Jones could return to action sooner than […]
  • Lonzo Ball To Undergo Knee Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks January 26, 2022
    JANUARY 26: Ball will have surgery Friday, January 28, according to coach Billy Donovan, K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago tweets. As Donovan previously noted, Ball’s six-to-eight week recovery timeline will begin once the injury is repaired. JANUARY 21: Bulls head coach Billy Donovan told reporters, including K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer of NBC Sports […]
  • Terence Davis Out Indefinitely With Wrist Injury January 26, 2022
    Kings guard Terence Davis has suffered a right wrist ECU tendon injury which will sideline him indefinitely, per Sean Cunningham of ABC10 (KXTV) Sacramento (Twitter link). The injury occurred during the second quarter of Tuesday’s 128-75 blowout loss at Boston. Davis had an MRI on the wrist in Atlanta Wednesday morning which confirmed the injury. […]
  • Gordon Hayward Enters Protocols January 26, 2022
    Hornets forward Gordon Hayward has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and will miss Wednesday’s game at Indiana, Charlotte’s PR department tweets. Hayward has been dealing with right foot discomfort and was listed as questionable earlier in the day (Twitter link) after missing the past two games versus Atlanta and at Toronto, respectively. Hayward […]
  • Lakers Rumors: Westbrook, Wall, Pelinka, Vogel, Davis January 26, 2022
    The Lakers aren’t interested in attaching their 2027 first-round pick (the only one they can trade) to Russell Westbrook in a hypothetical deal for Rockets guard John Wall, Marc Stein writes in his latest Substack column. Stein first reported on Friday that Houston would be open to swapping Wall for Westbrook if they could get […]
  • Latest On Jalen Brunson, Dorian Finney-Smith January 26, 2022
    A lot of executives around the NBA think the Mavericks may trade either Jalen Brunson or Dorian Finney-Smith prior to the February 10 deadline, according to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. Scotto first stated two weeks ago that rival execs believed there may be an opportunity to acquire Brunson or Finney-Smith. As Scotto reported earlier and […]
  • Rockets’ Garuba To Undergo Wrist Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks January 26, 2022
    2:02pm: Garuba will undergo surgery on his injured wrist and is expected to miss about six-to-eight weeks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). 10:12am: Rockets rookie forward Usman Garuba is dealing with a left wrist injury that is more serious than initially believed, head coach Stephen Silas said on Tuesday, per Jonathan Feigen […]
  • Eastern Trade Rumors: Pacers, Sixers, Hawks, Celtics, More January 26, 2022
    Although Domantas Sabonis‘ name has frequently surfaced in trade rumors in the last couple months, one executive who spoke to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype said he doesn’t think the Pacers will move Sabonis unless they get a package like the one Orlando got for Nikola Vucevic last season. Chicago gave up two lightly-protected first-round picks […]
  • Lakers, Stanley Johnson Agree To Two-Year Deal January 26, 2022
    The Lakers and forward Stanley Johnson have agreed to a two-year deal, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). The second year will be a team option, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who says (via Twitter) the contract is expected to be signed on Thursday. Johnson has been with Los Angeles for the last […]
  • Nets Rumors: Millsap, Brown, Carter, Harris, Claxton, Edwards January 26, 2022
    Although the Nets are trying to find a new home for veteran forward/center Paul Millsap, they don’t want to just give him away for free or attach an asset to move him, Michael Scotto said on the latest episode of the HoopsHype Podcast. According to Scotto, Brooklyn wants some sort of asset in exchange for […]
  • Cavaliers Eyeing LeVert, Gordon, Ross, Covington January 26, 2022
    Caris LeVert, Eric Gordon, and Terrence Ross are among the players the Cavaliers have been monitoring as potential trade targets, according to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. The 29-19 Cavaliers, led by point guard Darius Garland and big men Jarrett Allen and Evan Mobley, remain firmly in the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference, but could […]
  • Warriors Notes: Thompson, Kuminga, Green, Payton January 26, 2022
    Following a two-game absence due to a hyperextended left knee, Warriors swingman Klay Thompson returned to action on Tuesday night vs. Dallas and played a season-high 26 minutes. After the game, head coach Steve Kerr said that Thompson’s minutes limit has been increased slightly (the goal is to keep him around 25) and that the […]
  • Nets Notes: Harden, Nash, Harris, Durant January 26, 2022
    Asked on Tuesday about Jake Fischer’s report that suggested he was frustrated by certain aspects of his experience with the Nets and is becoming increasingly interested in testing the free agent market, All-Star guard James Harden denied that those claims came from him, tweets Alex Schiffer of The Athletic. However, Harden didn’t explicitly call out […]