Monthly Archives: February 2010

Bulls could re-sign Richard

Monday is deadline for players to be eligible for NBA playoffs

The trade deadline passed, but that doesn’t mean rosters are set.

Monday is the deadline for teams to sign players who will be eligible for playoff action.

Team doesn't know if it's thumbs up or down with Shaquille O'Neal

Brian Windhorst, The Plain Dealer

The hard news on Shaquille O’Neal’s thumb, be it good or bad, is going to wait a day.

The Cavaliers center missed Friday’s game at Toronto after suffering a
sprained right thumb Thursday night in Boston when he was smacked on
the hand by Celtics forward Glen Davis during a shot attempt.

Jazz interested in Ilgauskas

Ross Sitler

With Zydrunas Ilgauskas reaching agreement on a contract buyout with
Washington, Ilgauskas’ agent, Herb Rudoy , said Thursday that the Jazz
have expressed interest in signing the veteran center.

Thabeet headed to D-League

The Memphis Grizzlies are sending No. 2 overall pick Hasheem Thabeet
down for a stint in the D-League, the team announced on Thursday.

Two sources close to the situation confirmed Thabeet’s impending
D-League assignment to the Dakota Wizards to earlier Thursday.

Lakers coach Phil Jackson a fan of Mavericks' trade, too

Todd Archer/Reporter

Count Phil Jackson among the admirers of the Mavericks trade with
Washington, but he also believes they have had some good fortune,
noting Josh Howard’s season-ending knee injury and Erick Dampier’s
dislocated finger one game after the trade.

NBA would not ban Ilgauskas' return to Cleveland: Cavaliers Insider

Mary Schmitt Boyer, The Plain Dealer

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — A high-ranking NBA source denied a report that
the league would prevent Zydrunas Ilgauskas from returning to the
Cavaliers if he is bought out by the Washington Wizards.

Utah Jazz notebook: Carlos Boozer says he may stay with team

Tim Buckley

Five and roughly two-thirds seasons after he arrived, Carlos Boozer —
the subject of more trade rumors over the years than the New York Stock
Exchange — remains in Utah.

Now, again, he’s talking about sticking around even longer — and he even sounds serious about it.

"I think it’s a great possibility," Boozer said after scoring 30 points
and grabbing 16 rebounds — his 34th double-double this season — in
Friday’s win at Golden State.

Wizards near buyout with Ilgauskas

Adrian Wojnarowski

Zydrunas Ilgauskas(notes) could reach agreement on a buyout with the
Washington Wizards in the next couple days, his agent told Yahoo!
Sports on Sunday

Warriors Nearly Traded Ellis to Memphis

According to separate league sources, the Warriors rejected a proposed
deal with Memphis that would have sent Monta Ellis to the Grizzlies for
O.J. Mayo and 7-foot-3 rookie center Hasheem Thabeet.

Another player, Hamed Haddadi, may or may not have been included in the deal.

NBA News and Rumors – Feb 19, 2010

Clippers clear the way for top free agent

This should get them moving

Suns don’t move Amare

Grizzlies trade 2011 draft pick to Utah for shooting guard Ronnie Brewer

Landry was the key to big Kings trade

Larry Riley, on status quo Warriors: Nothing out there made sense, wait ’til summer time