Lakers To Trade Marc Gasol, Second-Rounder, Cash To Grizzlies

Hoops Rumors

The Grizzlies remain active on the trade market, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who reports (via Twitter) that Memphis has agreed to acquire Marc Gasol, a 2024 second-round pick, and cash from the Lakers in exchange for the draft rights to 2016 second-rounder Wang Zhelin.

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Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins Will Be Hard To Trade

Heavy

Throughout the season and into the offseason, when the Golden State Warriors surfaced in trade rumors, there was one player whose name consistently popped up — Andrew Wiggins. Now, an insider explains why the versatile forward may be very difficult to move, potentially playing into Golden State’s decision to hold off on any big moves.

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The real reason Russell Westbrook trade to Lakers makes Frank Vogel so happy

Clutch Points

The Los Angeles Lakers formed a new Big 3 with the acquisition of Russell Westbrook early in the offseason, and head coach Frank Vogel couldn’t be any happier.

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5 NBA Players Who Could Join The Brooklyn Nets This Season

Fadeaway World

There is no question that the Brooklyn Nets will be looking to win the championship next season, and with the trio of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and James Harden all on the roster, they should have a very good chance to do so. 

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Lauri Markkanen Throws Shade At The Chicago Bulls Coaching Staff

MSN.com

More often than not, highly-touted prospects just aren't able to live up to the expectations.

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DeAndre Jordan speaks out on joining LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Lakers

Clutch Points

The Los Angeles Lakers formally signed and introduced center DeAndre Jordan on Thursday. Jordan — the latest former All-Star to join the Lakers on the veteran’s minimum — conducted a virtual press conference and spoke about teaming up with LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook.

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Best & Worst Landing Spots For Ben Simmons Amid Trade Rumors

NBA Analysis

The trade saga involving Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers could be coming to an end soon. While the 76ers have told teams they are comfortable keeping Simmons on the roster heading into the 2021-22 NBA season, rival executives around the league aren’t buying it.

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Ben Simmons clear to 76ers that it’s not his job to improve his trade value

CBS Sports

Last month, reports indicated that Ben Simmons had told the Philadelphia 76ers he wants to be traded and is willing to hold out of training camp to make it happen. The 76ers, meanwhile, are still hoping for a big return for the three-time All-Star, and have not been able to find a suitable deal yet. 

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Fans After Finding Out LeBron James is Doing A ‘House Party’ Remake

Total Pro Sports

LeBron James is taking his talents from remaking ‘Space Jam’ to remaking yet another classic movies from the 90’s: ‘House Party.’

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Cleveland Cavaliers still interested in Ben Simmons trade

Sportsnaut

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the under-the-radar teams that have come up in Ben Simmons trade talks with the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Warriors And Pelicans Could Enact A Trade That Would Send Brandon Ingram To Golden State

Fadeaway World

The Golden State Warriors are a team that will have championship aspirations next season. That just comes with the territory of having Stephen Curry at the peak of his powers on your team, and Klay Thompson finally returning from injury. 

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3 reasons The Hornets Should Trade For Ben Simmons To Pair Him With LaMelo Ball

Clutch Points

Ben Simmons has decided he wants to move on from the Philadelphia 76ers and find a new place to play in the upcoming season. Simmons is only 25 and is already a two-time All-Star, checking a number of boxes as a player thanks to his playmaking and elite defense. Of course, Simmons’ offensive shortcomings as a shooter are well-documented, but he does so many other things well on the basketball court.

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LeBron James’ role in Kevin Love’s potential Cavs exit amid trade rumors

Clutch Points

As of right now, Kevin Love is still a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s no secret, however, that the Cavs have been trying to ship off the former All-Star as they look to usher in a new era in Cleveland.

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Ben Simmons appears to poke fun at trade rumors on Instagram

Larry Brown Sports

As the basketball world anxiously waits to hear which team Ben Simmons will play for next, Simmons himself is having a bit of fun with the rumors.

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Blockbuster NBA Trades That Can Still Happen This Offseason

Bleacher Report

After recent summers that have featured tons of star movement throughout the NBA, the 2021 offseason felt relatively quiet.

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Former NBA coach blasts the Lakers following DeAndre Jordan signing

NBA Analysis

The Los Angeles Lakers have been receiving quite a bit of criticism for the way they have constructed their roster. Rob Pelinka went out and signed a ton of veteran free agents, but many believe that their age could become a major problem this season. DeAndre Jordan was the latest addition for the Lakers following his trade to and buy-out from the Detroit Pistons.

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Lou Williams On Kawhi Leonard’s Practice Routine: “He Need Half The Day To Get His S**t Together”

Fadeaway World

As we all know, Kawhi Leonard is not the typical NBA superstar. The Los Angeles Clippers player has a curious personality that doesn't necessarily fit the NBA's mold. 

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Michael Porter Jr. says his agent, Nuggets talking contract extension

Pro Basketball Talk

How much money should the Nuggets give Michael Porter Jr.?

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Spurs to release Chandler Hutchison

The Score

The San Antonio Spurs are releasing forward Chandler Hutchison, sources told Fred Katz of The Athletic.

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Former Cavaliers Assistant Coach James Posey Believes Teams Should Look Into Trading For Kevin Love

Fadeaway World

Kevin Love is a veteran that has been a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers for the last few years, being a veteran on a roster that is currently going through a rebuild. While he didn't have the best year with the Cleveland Cavaliers, it is quite possible that being in a different situation and playing limited minutes on a contending team would allow him to be a good contributor.

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Ben Simmons could face major repercussions for skipping Sixers’ camp

Clutch Points

On Friday’s episode of “The Hoop Collective” podcast, host and ESPN insider Brian Windhorst pointed out the hefty fines that Philadelphia 76er Ben Simmons could be facing. As a part of his formal trade demand, Simmons recently informed the team that he will not be reporting to training camp. As this would be a violation of Simmons’ contract, Windhorst (who was told by former front office executive Bobby Marks) says Simmons can face a fine of $227,000 for every work day that he doesn’t show up to the Sixers’ camp.

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Hawks Could Facilitate Ben Simmons Trade To Timberwolves

Fadeaway World

The Ben Simmons saga isn't ending anytime soon. Even though recent reports suggest the player will be on the Philadelphia 76ers roster when training camp starts, the consensus around the league is that Simmons will exit the Sixers sooner than later. 

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Lakers to sign DeAndre Jordan after buyout by Pistons

The Athletic

The Brooklyn Nets are trading center DeAndre Jordan, four future second-round picks and cash to the Detroit Pistons for Jahlil Okafor and Sekou Doumbouya, sources told The Athletic on Friday. Jordan is expected to sign a one-year, $2.6 million deal for the veteran's minimum with the Los Angeles Lakers once his buyout by the Pistons is complete and he clears waivers, sources said.

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Toronto Raptors And Goran Dragic Haven’t Talked About A Buyout

Fadeaway World

The Toronto Raptors acquired Goran Dragic as part of the trade return for their franchise legend, Kyle Lowry. While Goran Dragic is a good point guard, he doesn't match up well with the timeline of the other members of the roster, a lot of whom are younger players, such as the No. 4 pick from the 2021 NBA Draft, Scottie Barnes.

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Who Are the NBA League’s Next Top GM Candidates?

Bleacher Report

The role of an NBA general manager, or a team's lead basketball operations executive, evolves every year. Just look at the growing variety of titles atop front offices around the league. Whether you're a president, executive vice president or plain old GM, each organization's top basketball mind wears more hats than ever.

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