Tag: NBA

Will Hardy on the sidelines with the Boston Celtics during the 2022 NBA Playoffs. (Image: Getty)

Utah Jazz Hire Will Hardy to Replace Quin Snyder as Head Coach

The Utah Jazz hired Will Hardy — an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics — as their new head coach to fill a vacancy after Quin Snyder abruptly stepped down in early June. At 34, Hardy is now the NBA’s youngest active head coach. Hardy spent last season as an […]

Russell Westbrook celebrates a rare victory with the LA Lakers last season despite constant trade rumors. (Image: Scott Wachter/USA Today Sports)
NBA Trade Rumors

Russell Westbrook Sticks Around for $47.1 Million, Lakers Still Shopping RWB

In a move that surprised no one, Russell Westbrook exercised a player option in his contract worth $47.1 million for the upcoming season with the Los Angeles Lakers. Meanwhile, the Lakers continue their difficult pursuit of trying to trade Westbrook without many teams looking to help them out. Westbrook, 33, […]

San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray snags a rebound last season. (Image: Getty)
NBA Trade Rumors

Atlanta Hawks Eyeing Dejounte Murray from the San Antonio Spurs

The Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs are discussing a potential trade for point guard Dejounte Murray that would involve multiple first-round draft picks and Danilo Gallinari. Murray led the NBA in steals last season, averaging two picks per game and developing into one of the top defensive point guards […]

Kyrie Irving playing with the Brooklyn Nets in April at Barclay’s Center. (Image: Getty)

Kyrie Irving Opts In, Remains with Brooklyn Nets Next Season

The big question on everyone’s mind in Brooklyn was whether or not Kyrie Irving would remain with the Nets after contract extension negotiations hit a snag. Irving chose to stay in Brooklyn and, with a one-year player option in his contract worth $36.5 million, he made a huge decision to […]

Head coach Steve Clifford on the sidelines with the Orlando Magic in 2021. (Image: Rob Carr/Getty)

Charlotte Hornets Hire Steve Clifford for Second Stint as Head Coach

The Charlotte Hornets scrambled when Kenny Atkinson backed out of their plan to hire him as their next head coach when he decided to remain an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors, but Hornets tapped Steve Clifford to coach the team next season. The move seems odd because Clifford […]

Matisse Thybulle might’ve played his last game with the Philadelphia 76ers after trade rumors surfaced that the team will move him to clear cap space. (Image: Getty)
NBA Trade Rumors

Philly 76ers Seek Matisse Thybulle Trade to Clear Cap Space for PJ Tucker

The Philadelphia 76ers want to sign veteran forward and defensive specialist PJ Tucker, but they’ll have to trade Matisse Thybulle to clear enough salary-cap space to make the deal happen and to have enough space to give James Harden a contract extension. The 76ers are packaging Thybulle and the #23 […]

Jaden Ivey led Purdue in scoring as a sophomore and he’s projected as the fourth pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. (Image: Getty)
NBA Trade Rumors

NY Knicks Eye Sacramento Kings’ #4 Pick to Draft Jaden Ivey

The latest trade rumors out of Gotham involve the New York Knicks securing the #4 pick in the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft from the Sacramento Kings so they can select Purdue guard Jaden Ivey, who helped guide the Boilermakers to a Sweet 16 appearance in March Madness 2022. As a […]

Kenny Atkinson calling out a defensive assignment while on the sidelines with the Golden State Warriors during the 2022 NBA Playoffs. (Images: Elsa/Getty)

Kenny Atkinson Won’t Become Charlotte Hornets’ Next Head Coach

Buzz City is, well, buzzing at the shocking news that “Kenny said no!” Just when you thought that the Charlotte Hornets hired Kenny Atkinson as their new head coach, Atkinson backed out of the deal and will remain an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors. Mike D’Antoni and Terry […]