Josh Smith deal would not interest 76ers, sources say

Websites have
speculated about a possible trade that would send Evan Turner and
Spencer Hawes to Atlanta for soon-to-be unrestricted free agent Josh
Smith, but such a deal would not interest the 76ers, according to two
league sources with knowledge of the situation. Continue reading “Josh Smith deal would not interest 76ers, sources say” »

Trade Rumours: Dwight Howards Future

Will Dwight Howard be traded from the LA Lakers less than a
season after arriving out west from Orlando?
The star centre remains one of the most sought after players in the
league, and teams are eager to add a player with his talents to their
roster. LA has surprisingly fallen out
of playoff contention, and is in need of a change in order to have any chance
at turning the season around.
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Report: Spurs interested in Greg Oden

Fresh off their training camp flirtation with Eddy Curry, the Spurs are reportedly pondering another reclamation project.
Fox Sport’s Sam Amico, AKA Greg Oden’s personal publicist, reports that the Spurs are among a handful of teams interested in the No. 1 pick in the 2007 draft, whose agent is “100 percent sure” he’ll be back in the NBA by next season.
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CARTER SAYS HE'D BE OPEN TO REJOINING RAPTORS AT SOME POINT

Former Toronto Raptor and current Dallas Maverick Vince Carter was on TSN Radio 1050 on Tuesday, and revealed that he would be more than open to a reunion with the Raptors at some point in his career.

"If (Toronto) gave me the opportunity, I don’t even think I’d let them finish the question. Yes. I’m in," Carter said, speaking on Cybulski and Company.

"Could I see it? Absolutely," Carter continued. "I’d leave that up to the franchise. It all started in Toronto, I’d be a fool to ever forget that."

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Steve Nash Out Indefinitely With Fracture In Left Leg

The Los Angeles Lakers were hoping that point guard Steve Nash would be a
big part of the team moving forward, however, it looks like the star
could be out of action indefinitely. Unfortunately for the team, the
Lakers have announced that Nash will be out indefinitely with a
non-displaced fracture in his left leg. Continue reading “Steve Nash Out Indefinitely With Fracture In Left Leg” »

Tracy McGrady finalizing deal to play in China

After 15 often
spectacular seasons in the NBA, Tracy McGrady is finalizing agreement on
a one-year contract with Qingdao of the Chinese Basketball Association,
sources told Yahoo! Sports.

McGrady, a seven-time All-Star,
couldn’t secure a guaranteed NBA contract for this season and decided
against trying to make a roster in training camp. Continue reading “Tracy McGrady finalizing deal to play in China” »

NBA to end lockout; games would start Christmas Day

Early this morning, NBA fans received their first Christmas gift: a tentative agreement to end the 149-day lockout.

One final, 15-hour marathon negotiating session brought together the final elements of a new collective bargaining agreement that fans have been yearning for since owners locked out the players July 1.

The deal will allow the league to begin its season on Christmas Day, with the season’s first tipoff to take place at Madison Square Garden, where the Knicks will play the Celtics at noon.

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