5:23 AM EST, Fri December 04, 2020
ClutchPoints 11 hours ago
James Harden should reconsider asking for trade from Rockets following John Wall move

James Harden should reconsider asking for trade from Rockets following John Wall move

Prior to Wednesday, James Harden had reasonable motives to continue his efforts in being moved from the Houston Rockets.  In his eight seasons with the organization, they’ve yet to win a championship, let alone grace the NBA Finals despite having a former MVP and scoring champion on their roster. To the Rockets’ credit, they’ve spent […] The post James Harden should reconsider asking for trade from Rockets following John Wall move appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 12 hours ago

James Harden’s alleged commitment to Rockets, but what does that really mean?

New Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas is confident that James Harden is going to be with the team when the 2020-21 season starts on Dec. 22 and focused on winning a championship in Clutch City. Harden has reportedly requested a trade from the Rockets and wants to play for the Brooklyn Nets so...
ClutchPoints 8 hours ago

James Harden yet to show up for individual workouts

The New York Times’ Marc Stein is reporting that Houston Rockets star James Harden has yet to report for the team’s individual workouts that started Thursday. Despite his initial absence, newly installed head coach Stephen Silas is said to be “confident” that the All-NBA guard will be present...
ClutchPoints 14 hours ago

Rumor: The only way Knicks would have traded for Russell Westbrook

Despite weeks of speculation surrounding Russell Westbrook and his apparent trade request, it seemed increasingly likely the Houston Rockets would keep the former league MVP and start the season with both him and James Harden. Westbrook is on a massive deal, and a one-for-one swap involving The Brodie...
ClutchPoints 12 hours ago
Lakers’ brilliant offseason gets cherries on top with LeBron James’ extension, Anthony Davis’ long-term commitment

Lakers’ brilliant offseason gets cherries on top with LeBron James’ extension, Anthony Davis’ long-term commitment

It’s said that the only thing harder than winning a championship is defending it. The Los Angeles Lakers had just won their first NBA title in a decade after defeating the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals, but they faced several questions heading into the offseason. The biggest one was the future of All-Star […] The post Lakers’ brilliant offseason gets cherries on top with LeBron James’ extension, Anthony Davis’ long-term commitment appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Los Angeles Times 9 hours ago

Kyle Kuzma could be next to receive a new Lakers contract

As LeBron James signed and Anthony Davis agreed to terms, Kyle Kuzma said his representatives have been in contact with the Lakers on his own contract status.
Lakers Nation 14 hours ago

Lakers News: LeBron James Hopes Dennis Schroder Will Approve Nickname

The Los Angeles Lakers front office had a plan to build an improved roster around their superstar duo of LeBron...
NetsDaily 9 hours ago
Tired of trade rumors, Caris LeVert looks forward to playing with ‘Kev and Ky’

Tired of trade rumors, Caris LeVert looks forward to playing with ‘Kev and Ky’

Photo by Jim Poorten/NBAE via Caris LeVert isn’r worried about trade rumors — ”part of the business.” Nor does he think much of those who say his game is limited — “I love playing off the ball.” Instead, the fourth year pro is looking forward to the season and playing with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, “Kev and Ky,” as he calls them. As it stands, with trade rumors now a still pool, LeVert is the Nets “third star” behind the superstar duo. The 26-year-old spoke about how he has talked with the duo about his role and how to complement them but...

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ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. doesn’t mince words talking about Warriors trade rumors

Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. doesn’t mince words talking about Warriors trade rumors

Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. didn’t hold back when discussing the trade rumors surrounding him. Discussed as a possible target by the Golden State Warriors leading up to the NBA Draft last month, Carter said he simply shrugged off the whispers. He told The Athletic’s Darnell Mayberry that he believes he has a long-term […] The post Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. doesn’t mince words talking about Warriors trade rumors appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Draymond Green reacts with goat emojis for Anthony Davis’ extension, but they’re not for AD

Draymond Green reacts with goat emojis for Anthony Davis’ extension, but they’re not for AD

While Los Angeles Lakers fans heaped praise on the franchise for securing Anthony Davis for the next five years, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green gave a shout out to his agent Rich Paul, who he believes is the real GOAT. Via Twitter, Green retweeted an old clip of Klutch Sports agent Rich Paul sharing […] The post Draymond Green reacts with goat emojis for Anthony Davis’ extension, but they’re not for AD appeared first on ClutchPoints.
OC Register 6 hours ago
Lakers brace for challenges of COVID-19, short turnaround in repeat bid

Lakers brace for challenges of COVID-19, short turnaround in repeat bid

Returning players from the 2020 championship team say the uncertainty of this season will be tougher than the bubble. It's also limiting their ability to bond with new teammates.
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Khris Middleton ‘angry’ about Bucks’ missed opportunity in the bubble

Khris Middleton ‘angry’ about Bucks’ missed opportunity in the bubble

There’s no denying that the Milwaukee Bucks had a disappointing end to their season last term. For his part, Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton recently opened up about his frustrations while inside the bubble. Middleton admitted that looking back at the disappointment of the previous campaign leaves him somewhat irate: “You sit back and you […] The post Khris Middleton ‘angry’ about Bucks’ missed opportunity in the bubble appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
Knicks rookie Obi Toppin sets franchise record before first career game

Knicks rookie Obi Toppin sets franchise record before first career game

It’s no question that rookie Obi Toppin is more than happy he landed with the New York Knicks. After all, it’s his favorite team growing up in the Big Apple. Now, he’s paying back the organization’s trust in him by making sure he’s the best possible athlete he can be ahead of the upcoming NBA […] The post Knicks rookie Obi Toppin sets franchise record before first career game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
What Kawhi Leonard texted Serge Ibaka mid-vacation to recruit him from Raptors

What Kawhi Leonard texted Serge Ibaka mid-vacation to recruit him from Raptors

The LA Clippers landed free agent big man Serge Ibaka this offseason, bolstering their backcourt with a stretch five. The former Toronto Raptors big man played the 2018-19 campaign with Kawhi Leonard, and together, the duo won an NBA Championship. A few years later, the duo is reunited in Los Angeles in pursuit of another […] The post What Kawhi Leonard texted Serge Ibaka mid-vacation to recruit him from Raptors appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Notes from Day 3 of Knicks training camp: Obi Toppin breaks records

Notes from Day 3 of Knicks training camp: Obi Toppin breaks records

Photo by Joe Robbins/ He’s athletic! As much as we enjoyed hearing from the Austin Rivers of the world Wednesday — seriously, he’s a great interview! — Thursday’s post-practice interview sessions were more exciting due to the presence of rookies Obi Toppin and Immanuel Quickley. Toppin praised head coach Tom Thibodeau, whom he believes will improves his defense. Obi Toppin thinks Tom Thibodeau will do wonders for his defensive progression:"He's gonna make sure that I'm good at defense" pic.twitter.com/DxM03m5jVs— Knicks Videos (@sny_knicks) December 3,...
Los Angeles Times 8 hours ago

Serge Ibaka surprised but comfortable with his move to Clippers

Veteran center Serge Ibaka hoped to re-sign with the Toronto Raptors, but 2019 teammate Kawhi Leonard helped bring him to the Clippers, which is a good fit.
ClutchPoints 8 hours ago
Russell Westbrook set to wear No. 4 with Wizards

Russell Westbrook set to wear No. 4 with Wizards

Russell Westbrook wore #0 on his jersey for two seasons at UCLA, 11 seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder and in his lone season with the Houston Rockets. When he makes his debut for the Washington Wizards — his third team in three years — he will do so with #4 on his uniform. The […] The post Russell Westbrook set to wear No. 4 with Wizards appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr 8 hours ago
NBA Rumors: Kevin Love Could Be Sent To Nets For Caris LeVert, Taurean Prince, And Draft Pick

NBA Rumors: Kevin Love Could Be Sent To Nets For Caris LeVert, Taurean Prince, And Draft Pick

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love is one of the superstars who are expected to change teams before the 2021 trade deadline. He may remain committed to the Cavaliers, but at this point in his career, most people believe that he would be better off playing for a legitimate title contender than wasting his prime years mentoring young players on a rebuilding team. One of the potential trade destinations for Love is the Brooklyn Nets. According to Lee Tran of Fadeaway World, the Nets may consider sending a package that includes Caris LeVert, Taurean Prince, and a future first-round...
Blazer's Edge 8 hours ago
Lillard and McCollum Focused on Defense for Next Season

Lillard and McCollum Focused on Defense for Next Season

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via The Portland Trail Blazers’ starting backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum vowed on Tuesday to “take the challenge” when it comes to improving the team’s backcourt defense next season according to Jason Quick of The Athletic. “I think me and CJ got to take the challenge more on defense,” Lillard said. Added McCollum: “I think for us as a team, it’s about the guards — the guards have to do a better job guarding, so that’s myself and Dame.” Defense was a point of focus for the entire organization this offseason....
Los Angeles Times 8 hours ago

Column: Anthony Davis signing again shows the Lakers are the real deal

As the world around them has descended into chaos, the Lakers restored order in their house by signing Anthony Davis to a $190-million contract.

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