Holy shit. Free agency hasn’t even officially started yet (about an hour and a half still left) but things are already going crazy: And they’re going to give it to him, too. When a player of KD’s caliber requests a trade, you have to pretty much grant his wishes. Or else you diminish your chances… Read More Sorry, NETS Fans: Kevin Durant Has Requested a Trade; Targets Phoenix or Miami as Landing Spots
Via Shams Charania of the Athletic: The Nets’ negotiations with Kyrie Irving were always going to be challenging, and now they’ve reportedly reached an impasse. Irving can opt out of his contract and become a free agent at the end of this month, and conversations with Brooklyn over an extension have gone stagnant. It could… Read More Report: Nets, Kyrie at “Impasse” in Contract Extension Talks; Could Kyrie Be on the Move?
Yesterday, news broke that the Colts had executed a trade for longtime Falcons quarterback and 2016 NFL MVP Matt Ryan. Ryan’s tenure with the Falcons is finally coming to an end after 14 years. It was a heck of deal for the Colts, all things considering. As for the Falcons, they have to eat a… Read More Matt Ryan to the Colts: This Could Work
Yesterday, Steph Curry signed a 4 year contract extension with the Golden State Warriors that will probably ensure he retires a Warrior. He will be making $59.6 million in the 2026 NBA season, in which he will turn 38. Now, given that he’s a shooter, it’s entirely possible he’s still a highly effective basketball player… Read More What Are the Warriors Doing?
This came in via The Athletic: This isn’t really a surprise. At least it didn’t come as a surprise to me. Is it really so hard to believe that Zion isn’t thrilled to be playing for probably the worst franchise in the NBA? The Pelicans are never on national TV. New Orleans is a football… Read More Report: Zion’s Family Wants Him out of New Orleans
This just in via Ian Rapoport: Apparently it’s an $8 million deal with $2 million in incentives for a possible $10 million. So now the Browns have the #1 pick in the 2017 draft in Myles Garrett and the #1 pick in the 2014 draft in Jadeveon Clowney, both on their defensive line. And they… Read More 🚨 Jadeveon Clowney Signs 1yr Deal with Browns
Much was made of the fact that the 2021 All Star Game was the first time even that LeBron and Steph had been on the same team. Brian Windhorst of ESPN reported that LeBron picked Steph for his team because he wants Steph to join the LA Lakers. This set off a buzz in the… Read More Could Steph Curry Really End Up on the Lakers?
The #1 story of NFL free agency 2021 has been the New England Patriots going on a massive spending spree. We’re currently two days into free agency–technically it’s the “legal tampering period” but teams and players can already agree to deals, so free agency has de facto begun–and the Patriots have already signed the following… Read More What is Bill Belichick Doing?
Regarding LeBron and AD’s new contracts: AD is currently finalizing a 5 year, $190 contract with the Lakers. It’s a four year commitment with a player option for a fifth year. LeBron just signed a 2 year extension with the Lakers worth $85 million, keeping him in LA through the 2023 season. His original 4-year… Read More 🚨NBA News: Russ ↔ John Wall Trade, Lakers Lock Up LeBron & AD
We now apparently stand on the brink of the next major league-altering NBA Superteam. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi reported last night: If this trade were to happen, it would instantly tip the balance of the NBA. I don’t know if the KD-Harden-Kyrie Nets would be on the same level as the LeBron Heat teams or the… Read More Could James Harden Actually End Up on the Nets?