Monthly Archives: August 2009
Hawks coach Mike Woodson has a white board hanging from the back wall of his office with various scribbles on it, but it wasn’t hard to make out the two rows of initials he jotted down one recent afternoon, or the glaring omission in one category.
The 2009 offseason essentially is over for LeBron James and Chris Bosh. Both have decided to bypass the option of extending their contracts this summer, with the focus now on their 2010 opt-outs.
By BRIAN LEWIS
The Knicks and Donnie Walsh seem to want Ramon Sessions, but not at the cost of valuable salary cap space to sign a max free agent next summer.
Mary Schmitt Boyer – Plain Dealer Reporter
LeBron James all but said he plans to become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
This does not mean James will leave the Cavaliers, but it does mean he wants to keep all his options open.
Blazers preparing offer for Utah’s Paul Millsap
Utah Jazz want Millsap at right price
Cleveland Cavaliers making progress in contract talks with Anderson Varejao: Cavaliers Insider
Sixers unlikely to strike early as market opens
Williams expected to sign deal soon
Wolves coaching search down to three finalists
Cavs likely to pass on Bowen
KNICKS TO SEE STACKHOUSE
Allen Iverson might still prove to be a free agent answer for the Miami Heat.
Apparently, Heat president Pat Riley hasn’t abandoned his interest or pursuit of the 10-time NBA All-Star Iverson-badDetroit and former league MVP just yet.
Glen Davis upset with Celtics
Warriors’ trade winds die down to just George
Four on the Wizards’ radar
NBA notes: Bob Finnan’s three points and rumor mill
Warrick agrees to join Bucks
Sixers add a big man to the mix
Canzano: Strong start can set pace for Blazers’ season
Wyc: Celts ‘hands down’ favorites in East
By Steve Luhm
This whole unhappy Carlos Boozer Saga started, it seems to me, last December.
After the injury-battered Jazz scored what should have been an uplifting win at New Jersey, Boozer ruined the moment for everyone but his accountant by telling an ESPN reporter that he planned to opt out of his contract at the end of the season because, no matter what happened after that, he’d get a raise.