Boozer to Detroit or New Jersey?
The New York Post is reporting that “Apparently, rising free agent-of-choice Carlos Boozer is telling confidants he’s either going to Detroit or New Jersey — only way the capsized Nets pull that off is by doing a sign-and-trade. Word has it Jersey will have but three assistants next season and all must take pay cuts.”It is reported in the article that “Shocking the 76ers would diss the campaigning-for-the-job Doug Collins and hire Eddie (230-288) Jordan.
Hornets, to name one of many teams expected to sell first-round picks, are almost definite to deal their No. 1. They’re also talking to Jannero Pargo (played in Greece last season) about bringing him back. Hawks unrestricted free agent Josh Childress is sure to return to the NBA as well, maintain sources, but not to Atlanta. His high opinion of himself (starter vs. subs) conflicted with coach Mike Woodson.
Stephen Curry put on an unreal shooting performance at Chicago’s NBA Draft Combine and allegedly grew another inch this season. His athleticism remains shaky. Biggest positive of the event probably was fact teams could interview candidates in the afternoons. So how come Blake Griffin, who tested for 20 minutes Friday afternoon, was kept from speaking to a single team by his agent? What’s that about?