Monthly Archives: June 2009

NBA News and Rumors – Tuesday June 23 2009

Draft-buzz roundup: What we’re hearing

Give Shaquille O’Neal credit if he can leave the Phoenix Suns, but

Celtics shop Rondo, Allen

Draft buzz and Amare trade talks

Wizards and Knicks Rumors

Alan Hahn of Newsday reports that

Following up on that Knicks-Wizards rumor involving the fifth overall pick:

There have been recent conversations between the teams about players, mainly ones the Wizards are interested in on the Knicks roster. But what may come as a surprise is that Wilson Chandler doesn’t appear to be the main ingredient here. In fact, from multiple sources with knowledge of the Wizards’ strategizing, they’re the ones who have inquired about two former Wiz players, Larry Hughes and Jared Jeffries.

Wizards and Knicks Rumors

Alan Hahn of Newsday reports that

Following up on that Knicks-Wizards rumor involving the fifth overall pick:

There have been recent conversations between the teams about players, mainly ones the Wizards are interested in on the Knicks roster. But what may come as a surprise is that Wilson Chandler doesn’t appear to be the main ingredient here. In fact, from multiple sources with knowledge of the Wizards’ strategizing, they’re the ones who have inquired about two former Wiz players, Larry Hughes and Jared Jeffries.

Bob Finnan's – NBA rumor mill

Bob Finnan of the News Herald Reports that

- A source said the Cavs and Nets have discussed parameters of a Vince
Carter trade. Yes, the Nets would love cap relief, but if they dealt
Carter, they’d lose some of their fan base. They’re having trouble
getting people there now.

Tons of Pistons Rumors

Chris McCosky / The Detroit News

The NBA Draft is Thursday, then July 1 teams can start courting and negotiating with free agents, though they can’t sign any until July 7.

June 22, 2009 NBA Rumors and News

Scattered Rumors

A ton of rumors from Yahoo

KNICKS POINTING AT RUBIO

Another Shaq to the Cavs Rumor

Patrick McManamon – Beacon Journal sports columnist

• The Shaquille O’Neal-to-the-Cavs rumor seems to have some legs, but it’s not like they’re running sprints.

With draft day just five days away, here’s some tidbits, thoughts and other stuf

Jerry Zgoda – of Startribune.com reports that

* Saw that Jordan Hill plans to work out for Memphis, which indicates the Grizzlies continue to think about moving down.

Quick Bosh Tidbit

Peter Vescey reports that

While the Raptors’ intention is to keep Chris Bosh, who is not remotely
being shopped, but he can be had for a knock-’em-dead offer — a prime
time player, another starter, a No. 1 pick and cash. Sources say there
has yet to be a single concrete proposal that comes close to blowing
anybody that matters (Bryan Colangelo) away.

Cleveland Cavaliers interested in Yao Ming

by Associated Press

Houston’s Yao Ming has called a possible move to Cleveland an "unknown," but did nothing to dampen ongoing speculation that the Cavaliers’ new Chinese part-owners want to sign him.