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  • NBA G League Assignments/Recalls 3/18/19 March 19, 2019
    Here are Monday’s assignments and recalls from around the NBA G League: The Clippers have assigned Justin Bibbs and Jerome Robinson to the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario, according to the team’s Twitter feed. The pair were recalled from the G League on Sunday. The Heat have recalled Charles Cooke from the Sioux Falls Skyforce, according to […]
  • Eastern Notes: Magic, Howard, Hayward March 19, 2019
    Nikola Vucevic is in his seventh season with the Magic and he has yet to see the postseason with the club. “In past years, this time of year we’d already be planning our vacations, unfortunately,’’ said Vucevic, who will be a free agent at the end of the year (via John Denton of “It’s […]
  • Michael Carter-Williams Embracing His Latest Opportunity March 18, 2019
    Michael Carter-Williams is on his fifth team since becoming the No. 11 overall pick out of Syracuse back in 2013. His latest club, the Magic, needed point guard help and he needed an opportunity. On Friday, a 10-day contract was printed and signed. “I don’t know how many more chances I’m going to get,” Carter-Williams […]
  • Draymond Green: Durant FA Uncertainty “Not Important” March 18, 2019
    Kevin Durant‘s uncertain future has been hanging over the Warriors all season long, particularly since a heated on-court confrontation back in November in which Draymond Green reportedly accused Durant of planning to leave at season’s end. However, speaking to Sam Amick of The Athletic, Green suggested that neither KD’s upcoming free agency nor that November […]
  • Bogut Joins Warriors, Cousins Day-To-Day March 18, 2019
    3:25pm: The Warriors have announced that Cousins’ MRI came back clean. He’s being listed as day-to-day, though he has been ruled out for tonight’s game vs. the Spurs and Medina wouldn’t be surprised if he missed Tuesday’s contest vs. the Wolves as well (Twitter link). In Cousins’ absence, Bogut will play tonight for Golden State, […]
  • Trade Rumors App For iOS/Android March 18, 2019
    If you enjoy Hoops Rumors on your smartphone or tablet, be sure to check out our free Trade Rumors app! Trade Rumors, available for iOS and Android, is the best way to consume our content on a mobile device. Here’s what it delivers, all for free: All the articles from Hoops Rumors, MLB Trade Rumors, […]
  • Atlantic Notes: Raptors, Celtics, Horford, Knicks March 18, 2019
    Fred VanVleet returned to the Raptors‘ lineup at the right time, suiting up for the team on Sunday for the first time since injuring his thumb before the All-Star break. As Michael Grange of details, Toronto threw VanVleet into the deep end in his return, playing him for 31 minutes in a tightly-contested loss […]
  • Daniel Gafford Entering 2019 NBA Draft March 18, 2019
    Arkansas sophomore Daniel Gafford is going pro, head coach Mike Anderson announced on Monday (video link via Nikki Chavanelle of Rivals). Gafford, who is hiring an agent and forgoing his remaining college eligibility, won’t play for the Razorbacks in the NIT, per Anderson. Gafford, a 6’10” center, projected as a mid-first-round pick in 2018’s draft, […]
  • Hoops Rumors Glossary: Bird Rights March 18, 2019
    The Bird exception, named after Larry Bird, is a rule included in the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement that allows teams to go over the salary cap to re-sign their own players, as most NBA fans know. A player who qualifies for the Bird exception, formally referred to as a Qualifying Veteran Free Agent, is said […]
  • Bucks To Sign Tim Frazier, Waive Christian Wood March 18, 2019
    11:05am: The Bucks have officially waived Wood, the team announced today (via Twitter). 9:32am: The Bucks are making a change to their 15-man roster in the wake of Malcolm Brogdon‘s foot injury, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, who reports (via Twitter) that the team will sign free agent guard Tim Frazier. Milwaukee will […]
  • Jazz, Grizzlies Could Revisit Conley Trade Talks In Offseason March 18, 2019
    Prior to this season’s trade deadline, the Jazz and Grizzlies engaged in serious discussions about a deal that would have sent Mike Conley to Utah. While the two sides ultimately didn’t agree to terms on a deadline deal, those talks could pick back up in June, front office executives tell Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer. […]
  • Two-Way Success: Danuel House, Rockets Benefiting From New Deal March 18, 2019
    Danuel House unexpectedly made his way into the Rockets rotation earlier this season before taking a G League hiatus. Now, signed for the rest of the year, House will continue to make an impact for Houston. “He’s going to be a big benefit, no doubt,” coach Mike D’Antoni said of House before Sunday night’s game (via […]
  • Lakers Notes: Ball, Trades, Walton March 18, 2019
    Before finding himself sidelined for the remainder of the season, Lonzo Ball showcased his ability on defense, something that’s winning over some of his doubters. “He’s an impact player on that side of the ball,” a Western Conference executive tells Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report. “I’m surprised he’s that good defensively. Coming out of UCLA, that […]
  • NBA G League Assignments/Recalls 3/17/19 March 17, 2019
    Here are Sunday’s assignments and recalls from around the NBA G League: The Thunder have assigned Hamidou Diallo to the Oklahoma City Blue, according to a team press release. Hamidou has appeared in 47 games for the Thunder this season, averaging 4.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per contest. The Clippers have recalled […]
  • Dwyane Wade Open To Forming Group In Pursuit Of Owning NBA Team March 17, 2019
    Dwyane Wade‘s playing career is coming to an end and the 13-time All-Star would like to own an NBA team. The Heat would be his first choice, though owner Micky Arison has shown no interest in selling, so a minority ownership role appears to be the only available way to own a piece of the […]

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