Otto Porter

Report: Pelicans interested in Wizards’ Otto Porter

The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly interested in trading for Washington Wizards small forward Otto Porter, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer.  Porter’s name has been linked to multiple trade rumors in the NBA, there has been little traction on any deal involving him, according to Candace Buckner of The Washington Post: While Otto Porter Jr.’s name

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Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose’s charity gives student up to $200,000 in scholarship money

Over the summer, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose announced he was starting his own scholarship called the The Rose Scholars. Rose is encouraging high school students to pursue their dreams of college by awarding over $400,000 in tuition money through the program. Last week, Alberto Ruiz won $10,000 for his college education at Middle Tennessee State University, and on Monday

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John Wall

Report: Wizards’ John Wall and Kelly Oubre cursed at head coach Scott Brooks

Turns out, Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall isn’t the only player to curse at head coach Scott Brooks this season. According to Candace Buckner of the Washington Post, Wizards swingman Kelly Oubre hurled expletives at Brooks during a recent game. According to sources, John Wall and Jeff Green also got into it and their player-on-player verbal altercation led to

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Carmelo Anthony

Tracy McGrady says Carmelo Anthony should retire from the NBA

Tracy McGrady believes Carmelo Anthony should retire from the NBA. The Houston Rockets are expected to part ways with Anthony soon. Although Anthony has remained eager to play and try to contribute to the Rockets, Houston doesn’t believe they can make it work. McGrady says Anthony’s last couple of years in the NBA are making people forget that Melo

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Kyle Korver

Report: Sixers remain interested in trading for Kyle Korver

The Sixers lost two of their best shooters in the Jimmy Butler trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, so the team is still interested in acquiring sharpshooter Kyle Korver from the Cavs, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times. The Sixers traded Robert Covington and Dario Saric to the Timberwolves. Other than shooting guard J.J. Redick, Philadelphia really doesn’t have any players who can

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Carmelo Anthony

Report: Rockets players, coaches believe Carmelo Anthony has played his final game for Houston

Houston Rockets players and coaches believe that small forward Carmelo Anthony has played his final game for the franchise, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN. Anthony signed a one-year deal with the Rockets in the summer after getting traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks, and then reaching a buyout agreement with Atlanta. The 10-time

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Jimmy Butler

Sixers acquire Jimmy Butler from Timberwolves for Robert Covington, Dario Saric

The Jimmy Butler trade saga is finally over. The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to acquire Butler and Justin Patton from the Minnesota Timberwolves for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick. Butler requested a trade all the way back in September. Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor declined to accept a trade offer from

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Markelle Fultz

Markelle Fultz’s trainer says he’s not healthy in now deleted tweet

Sixers second-year guard Markelle Fultz had one of the strangest rookie seasons in recent memory. The former No. 1 overall pick only played in 14 games last year with the Sixers due to scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder and lost all confidence in his shot. Markelle Fultz worked out with renowned shooting coach Drew

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Lonzo Ball

Report: Lakers will start Lonzo Ball over Rajon Rondo once Rondo returns from suspension

The Los Angeles Lakers will keep second-year point guard Lonzo Ball in the starting lineup Saturday night against the San Antonio Spurs when veteran Rajon Rondo returns to the team after serving a three-game suspension, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN. Rondo was suspended three games for spitting on and punching Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul last Saturday. The Lakers

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Jimmy Butler

Report: Rockets renewing trade efforts for Jimmy Butler

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. The Houston Rockets are making a renewed bid to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The Rockets are prepared to offer the Timberwolves four future first-round picks in exchange for Butler, who has requested a trade from Minnesota. Story posting soon: The

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