Monthly Archives: October 2009

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade says it's too early to mull move to New York

BY Frank Isola

Dwyane Wade is what you might call a pretty good consolation prize. .Assuming the Knicks can’t find a way to lure LeBron James out of Cleveland, the club is expected to turn its attention – and full resources – on recruiting Wade.

Goodman: 20,000-seat downtown arena could lure NBA team

Dave Toplikar

Las Vegas could be moving down the court a little faster on a 20,000-seat downtown sports arena.

NBA Rumors and News – October 28, 2009

It’s truly time for Baby to grow up

Grizzlies courting Abdul-Jabbar

Rondo won’t sign new deal

Odds are against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James joining New York Knicks

BY Frank Isola

The Knicks will have to defy the odds if they want to sign LeBron James next summer.

Walsh, D’Antoni biding time ‘til shot at LeBron


Knicks team president Donnie Walsh isn’t trying to trick the savvy New York basketball fan into thinking he has built a playoff team. When last season’s 32-50 campaign ended, Walsh admitted to being impressed coach Mike D’Antoni squeezed that many victories out of a flawed roster.

Source: Aldridge to get $65M extension

Chad Ford

The Portland Trail Blazers have verbally agreed in principle to a contract extension with forward LaMarcus Aldridge, a source close to the process told on Wednesday.

Jackson promises peace vs. Bryant

Marcus Thompson II

Warriors swingman Stephen Jackson promises there won’t be any drama between him and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant when the two match up tonight in Ontario.

Five Lakers face uncertain futures

It was a prevalent theme last season, Lamar Odom and Trevor Ariza facing an uncertain future with the Lakers while in the last year of their contracts.

With future cloudy, Stoudemire focused on winning games

The bloodshot right eye, the pronounced redness that spider webs through what should be the white portion of the ball, is the immediate reminder that the comeback from the detached retina is not complete and will not be for some time, just as his conditioning is not where it needs to be after seven months of doctor-ordered inactivity.

Lamar Odom Injury Update

Quick word from Lamar Odom after Friday’s 97-92 win over the Kings in Las Vegas. LO limped to the locker room at the end of the first half after getting kicked in the right shin, possibly by Sacramento’s Jon Brockman, who was locked in a scrum on the floor with Ron Artest. Josh Powell started the second half, and when Odom tried to enter the game he quickly had to check out, clearly in pain.