Monthly Archives: June 2010

CONFLICTING REPORTS ABOUT BOSH TO HEAT IN SIGN-AND-TRADE DEAL

The Chris Bosh era in Toronto may be officially over.

ESPN’s NBA contributor Dan LeBatard reports that the Raptors are poised
to complete a sign-and-trade deal with Miami that would see Bosh go to
the Heat for power forward Michael Beasley, point guard Mario Chalmers
and forward Joel Anthony.

According to Lebatard’s Twitter message on Wednesday, Bosh and fellow
potential free agent Wade share the same agent so there’s no tampering
involved.

Basketball Trade Rumors and Notes for June 30th

1. Source: Wade, James and Bosh have talked of splitting Heat cash

2. Pierce opts out of final year

3. Raptors look at Bosh sign-and-trade options

4. Dirk Nowitzki’s breakup with Dallas will only be temporary

5. Lakers have some decisions to make

6. Nuggets trade Carmelo Anthony? It’s possible

7. Slipping in LeBron Derby, Knicks remain confident

Basketball Trade Rumors and notes for June 29th

1. Sources: Free Agent Summit took place in Miami over weekend, trio talked scenarios

2. Nets to trade Yi Jianlian to Wizards

3. Brian Shaw poised to be Cleveland Cavs coach, but deal not done yet

4. Colangelo says Bosh "likely" to leave team

5. Source: Wade contemplating visit with Bulls

6. Kevin Durant likely to agree to maximum contract extension

7. Source: Dwyane Wade believes Miami Heat could add LeBron James and Chris Bosh

Basketball Trade Rumors and Notes for June 27th

1. Mavericks have eyes for LeBron, Wade, but must focus on Dirk first

2. Knicks and LeBron have Thursday meeting

3. Boozer Era in Utah coming to an end?

4. Kahn looking for free agent to help transform Timberwolves

5. Lakers have a coach waiting in the wings

6. Chicago most likely destination for Lebron James

7. Wesley says LeBron, Bosh eyeing Bulls

Basketball Trade Rumors and Notes for June 25th

1. Magic talked about a Turkoglu return

2. Bulls, Heat make room for LeBron

3. New Orleans Hornets’ Darren Collison says he might be next on trading block

4. Jason Kidd will offer his services in Mavericks’ free-agent pursuits

5. Lakers’ Brian Shaw, Cavaliers to talk about coaching position

6. Bosh knows day of reckoning is near

7. Raptors prepare for life without Bosh

Basketball Trade Rumors and Notes for June 23rd

1. Chris Paul open to trade from Hornets

2. Wizards pursuing other picks in NBA draft

3. Knicks eye move for Nevada guard

4. Phil Jackson’s daughter: "I think he’s done now"

5. Raptors juggling all kinds of balls as draft imminent and trade talks go on

6. Lakers interested in Raja Bell

7. Douglas-Roberts to the Bucks?

8. Grizzlies weighing deal to move up; trade of picks with T’wolves considered

9. Suns actively searching for new GM

10. Time for Bosh to go

Basketball Trade Rumors and Notes for June 22nd

1. Chris Paul draws interest as draft nears

2. Blazers pay $2M for draft pick

3. Doc Rivers remains undecided

4. Agent says Turner fits best with Sixers

5. Bulls’ aim: Clear more salary-cap space

6. Nets making push to trade for Hornets guard Chris Paul; New Orleans balks at offer

7. Knicks looking to trade into first round of draft for shot at Maryland’s Greivis Vasquez

8. Trading for Chris Paul helps get LeBron?

Warriors and Minnesota cool off Randolph trade talks

A short news note that probably will relieve most Warriors fans:

-Several NBA sources said over the weekend that the Warriors and
Minnesota are no longer having trade discussions about Anthony Randolph
heading to the Timberwolves.

“Not happening,” one league source said. “Dead.”

For Celtics, it’s back to business

The NBA Finals have backed all other Celtics business up against the
wall, starting with Thursday’s NBA draft and what the team should do
with the 19th overall pick.

Then kicks in the really important business of expiring contracts and
Paul Pierce ’s player option, which must be exercised by June 30.

According to a source, the team will not passively sit on the Celtics
captain’s situation.

Basketball Trade Rumors and Notes for June 21st

1. Paul Pierce’s player option, Ray Allen’s free agency on Celtics’ agenda

2. Lakers looking for mostly minor changes

3. Turner, Favors or trade? 76ers trying to sort out draft

4. Rockets moving up in draft?

5. LeBron the next titleless talent?

6. Bosh: I’m not just an addition

7. Nets leaning toward power forward

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