Monthly Archives: November 2009

Minnesota Has Eyes For Rudy Gay

An NBA source close to the situation informed
your friendly neighborhood columnist this week that the Minnesota
Timberwolves have eyes for Memphis Grizzlies swingman Rudy Gay. After
turning down a contract extension that was reportedly worth $10 million
a year from Memphis in early November, Gay is set to become a
restricted free agent this summer.

Sixers appear ready to bring back Iverson

by Stephen A. Smith

Allen Iverson not only may come out of retirement in a matter of days. But he also could very well return to the franchise where all of his glory began.

Lawrence Frank could be headed for unemployment line

Julian Garcia

This is how shaky Lawrence Frank’s job status is: The Nets may need to beat the Lakers Sunday in L.A. to save him from the unemployment line.

Jordan would be best bait to lure LeBron

Tom Sorensen

I respect young athletes who respect those who came before them. So I respect LeBron James. LeBron said two weeks ago that the NBA should retire No.23, Michael Jordan’s number. LeBron has worn No.23 since he was a high school sophomore and he’s willing to give it up.

Is Iverson Having a Change of Heart?

Allen Iverson announced that he’s retiring from the NBA. But is that really the last we’ve seen from him?

Allen Iverson says he's retiring from NBA; 3 games with Griz will close his

Ronald Tillery

Allen Iverson’s brief stint with the Memphis Grizzlies ended unceremoniously.

Ron Artest says players could fear pressure playing for New York Knicks

Frank Isola

Ron Artest believes that the Knicks’ 2010 free agency plan has one fatal flaw: many of today’s top NBA stars are afraid to play in New York.

No big plans for Allen Iverson, yet

Steve Bulpett

Just to be clear on this, Allen Iverson is not walking through that door. But the possibility is something the Celtics have considered – and could revisit.

NJ Nets must win to keep head coach Lawrence Frank employed

Dave D’Alessandro/The Star-Ledger

As they tumble toward the abyss, with a possible detour through the NBA record book — a journey that is now a quest to save their coach’s job — the Nets know they have but one hope:

Hornets trade talks have no merit and other NBA news

Jimmy Smith, The Times-Picayune

First, it was the baseless report out of Sacramento that the New Orleans Hornets were shopping center Emeka Okafor.