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  • Russell Westbrook expected to join Chicago Bulls before All-Star break

    CBS Sports "When the Lakers sent Russell Westbrook to Utah before the trade deadline, it was never expected that he would stay there. He hasn't officially been bought out by the Jazz yet, but the expectation is that he will be soon, and when that happens, the indication is that he will join the Chicago..." February 12

  • Potential Russell Westbrook Landing Spots

    Bleacher Report "Following his trade to the Utah Jazz, Russell Westbrook isn't going to rush into any decisions about his immediate future, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski reported that Jazz officials have told Westbrook and his agent "that they would welcome him..." February 11

  • Russell Westbrook weighs options after Jazz trade

    ESPN "After a deadline trade to the Utah Jazz and an initial discussion with the franchise's management, Russell Westbrook expects to take time heading into the All-Star break to decide on his next steps this season, sources told ESPN on Saturday. Jazz CEO..." February 11

  • Russell Westbrook 'Open to Being Here' After Trade From Lakers, Jazz GM Says

    Bleacher Report "Utah Jazz guard Russell Westbrook is reportedly open to playing with the team after the Los Angeles Lakers sent him to Salt Lake City in a three-team, eight-player deal also involving the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Jazz CEO of basketball operations Justin Zanik spoke..." February 10

  • Predicting 5 New NBA Players to Hit the Next Trade Market

    Bleacher Report "Here's something to keep that in mind now that we've moved past the 2023 deadline: NBA trade chatter is a renewable resource. When one rumor resolves in the form of a long-expected deal, another arises to take its place. Call it the circle of NBA transactional life. There is..." February 10

  • Why Heat must sign Russell Westbrook after Jazz buyout

    Clutch Points "The NBA trade deadline had a flurry of big moves, shifting the landscape of the league. However, the Miami Heat were one of the few teams to stand pat, only making a minor move, which was surprising. Miami had been linked to many different names but did not make a..." February 10

  • The bonkers package Raptors declined for O.G Anunoby at trade deadline

    Clutch Points "Contrary to popular expectations, the Toronto Raptors stood pat at the trade deadline. Names such as OG Anunoby and Fred VanVleet were popular trade candidates all week long, but no deal materialized for either player. That’s not to say that teams tried their best to pry away..." February 10

  • NBA buyout market tiers: The best players who might be available soon

    The Athletic "Are you strung out from that crazy NBA trade deadline? Or are you ready for more? Because even though the trades are over, the action doesn’t totally stop. Now that we’ve got the trade deadline out of the way, we have just one more transactional hurdle left..." February 10

  • Deals That Should Have Happened at 2023 NBA Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "A wild NBA trade deadline week that featured blockbuster deals for Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant was capped off by a deadline day in which second-round picks were flying around like cars on an Oprah taping. For a full recap of the proceedings, dive..." February 10

  • Nets Were Offered Four First Round Picks By Unnamed Team For Mikal Bridges

    Real GM Basketball "The Brooklyn Nets received considerable trade interest in Mikal Bridges after acquiring him as part of the Kevin Durant trade, but decided to keep him at the deadline. Bridges is on the first year of a four-year, $90 million extension he signed with the Phoenix Suns before the 21-22..." February 10

  • Paul George Recruiting Russell Westbrook to Clippers if Jazz Buy Out Contract

    Bleacher Report "If the Utah Jazz decide to buy out Russell Westbrook's contract, the former NBA MVP could end up with the Los Angeles Clippers. Per ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, Paul George "has already started recruiting" Westbrook to the Clippers. Westbrook..." February 10

  • Russell Westbrook wife reacts to him being called a vampire on ESPN

    Basket News "Nina Westbrook, the wife of Russell Westbrook, reacted to Dave McMenamin's comment about her husband. McMenamin, Ramone Shelburne, Brian Windhorst, and Malika Andrews discussed the Westbrook trade, as McMenamin shared his info about the environment in the Lakers locker..." February 10

  • Ranking the West's contenders after a wild NBA trade deadline

    The Score "The NBA's 2023 trade deadline has come and gone, with the balance of power in an already condensed Western Conference upended over the last week. In the past five days, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving moved from Brooklyn to separate West contenders, D'Angelo Russell replaced Russell..." February 10

  • Nets, Lakers comprise four of the five biggest 'superteam' busts of the last decade

    CBS Sports "With Kyrie Irving getting traded to Dallas and Kevin Durant going to Phoenix, the superteam Brooklyn Nets are officially blown up. What a mess this whole Brooklyn era was. It inspired me to start thinking about the biggest superteam flops of the past decade...." February 10

  • Top-10 NBA buyout candidates and potential landing spots

    Sportsnaut "The NBA buyout market is now seemingly set to grow after the 2023 NBA trade deadline passed on Thursday. There’s a ton of players who were moved during the deadline that could now hit in-season free agency, including new Utah Jazz guard Russell Westbrook and..." February 09

  • Three Russell Westbrook Free Agency Destinations

    The Big Lead "To the delight of most local fans and the disappointment of all content creators, Russell Westbrook's disastrous tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers came to an end last night. The former MVP was traded for D'Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley, and Jarred Vanderbilt. The failed..." February 09

  • Grading Every Deal at the 2023 NBA Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Remember when so many plugged-in people were bracing us for a 2023 NBA trade deadline marked by crickets and fart noises and general inactivity? It turns out they were wrong. Chaos is already reigning supreme in advance of Thursday's 3 p.m. EST transaction buzzer. Kevin..." February 09

  • Russell Westbrook Interested In Clippers, Heat

    Real GM Basketball "Sources tell Law Murray of The Athletic that Westbrook will have interest in joining either the Los Angeles Clippers or Miami Heat once he clears waivers. " February 09

  • Inside the ‘toxic’ end of the Russell Westbrook era

    The Athletic "After a tumultuous 18 months, the Lakers and Russell Westbrook finally moved on from one another. As part of a three-team deal with the Utah Jazz and Minnesota Timberwolves, the Lakers traded Westbrook, Juan Toscano-Anderson, Damian..." February 09

  • Ben Simmons involved in numerous trade discussions as Nets blow it up

    Sportsnaut "Who would’ve thought that Ben Simmons would be the last-man standing with the Brooklyn Nets Within a 48-hour period leading up to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, Brooklyn dealt away stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. News early Thursday morning that Durant..." February 09

  • Clippers And Bulls Are Interested In Russell Westbrook If He Secures A Buyout

    Fadeaway World "Russell Westbrook may not be the MVP-level player that he once was, but there is no doubt that he can still help a team with his energy, rebounding, playmaking, and slashing. As of right now, Russell Westbrook is averaging 15.9 PPG, 6.2 RPG, and 7.5 APG. Recently, we..." February 09

  • Russell Westbrook Trade Should Give LeBron James, Lakers New Postseason Life

    Fox Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers waited roughly 24 hours to give LeBron James his gift for becoming the NBA’s all-time scoring leader: They parted with both Russell Westbrook and one of their coveted remaining first-round draft picks. Westbrook and..." February 09

  • Russell Westbrook trade might be too late but sets up Lakers for future

    The Athletic "Four of the top seven players in minutes for the 2022 Minnesota Timberwolves will soon play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Can a return to Minneapolis be far behind? A Josh Okogie acquisition? Whither Greg Monroe? Joke aside, the glass-half-full perspective in..." February 09

  • Examining the Lakers-Wolves-Jazz trade from every angle

    The Score "Before it was completely overshadowed by the Kevin Durant megablockbuster, the Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Utah Jazz hammered out a fascinating three-teamer that could work out nicely for everyone involved. Let's break it down, team by..." February 09

  • Lakers’ acquisition of Malik Beasley could make things very awkward

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday pulled off a huge trade and acquired three players to bolster their roster, and one of those players could make things a little awkward in the locker room. The Lakers acquired D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley and Jarred Vanderbilt in a..." February 09

  • Russell Westbrook Didn't Want To Join The Lakers Huddle Showing How Unhappy He Was

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers may have had an underwhelming campaign so far in the 2022-23 NBA season. They currently have a 25-30 record and hold the 13th seed in the Western Conference. But things are about to change for the Purple and Gold. Throughout the season, the team was urged by..." February 09

  • LeBron James' Son Bryce Is Unhappy With The Lakers After Russell Westbrook Got Traded To The Jazz

    Fadeaway World "Playing for the Los Angeles Lakers is a dream come true for most NBA players. After all, who doesn't love being a star for one of the biggest franchises in the league? But wearing the iconic Purple and Gold jersey comes with its own set of cons as well. The 2016-17 NBA..." February 09

  • Lakers Trade Russell Westbrook To Utah, Get Back D'Angelo Russell As Part Of Three-Team Deal With Wolves

    Hoops Rumors "A three-team deal involving the Lakers, Jazz and Timberwolves is in the process of being finalized, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The trade will send Minnesota guard D’Angelo Russell to L.A., along with..." February 08

  • Lakers Talking Russell Westbrook, D'Angelo Russell Trade with T-Wolves, Jazz

    Bleacher Report "Russell Westbrook's time with the Los Angeles Lakers may be coming to an end, and a familiar face may be back on his way to the Purple and Gold. Shams Charania and Tony Jones of The Athletic reported Wednesday that the Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz "are in..." February 08

  • Milwaukee Bucks trading Khris Middleton ‘a possibility’ at NBA trade deadline: 3 possible targets

    Sportsnaut "Some around the NBA believe the Milwaukee Bucks could use All-Star Khris Middleton as a chip in a potential blockbuster deal before the trade deadline. There is no denying how important Khris Middleton has been to the Milwaukee Bucks’ success over the last seven seasons. In that..." February 08

  • Teams Reluctant to Trade with Nets amid Kevin Durant Rumors at Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Teams are reportedly hesitant to engage with the Brooklyn Nets ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline because of uncertainty regarding Kevin Durant's future. Speaking on Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective, ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst discussed why the Nets are..." February 08

  • These 4 NBA title contenders must make a move ahead of the NBA trade deadline

    Sportsnaut "The NBA trade deadline is slowly approaching, causing teams to quickly decide to move pieces or keep their assets to themselves. With some teams already making moves to shake up their roster, four teams need to work rapidly to improve their chances of being legitimate title..." February 08

  • Lakers Trade Options: Plans B, C, And D

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have been angling to make some sort of splash at the trade deadline, and it is clear that their main objective was to try and trade for star Kyrie Irving. However, they were unable to acquire the point guard, and perhaps now is the time to pivot to other..." February 08

  • Kevin Durant trade market: Breaking down suitors for Nets star and what's changed since offseason

    CBS Sports "So... that didn't take long. It's been less than six months since Kevin Durant tabled his trade request and agreed to rejoin the Brooklyn Nets. In that time, the Nets have fired Steve Nash, tried to hire Ime Udoka, actually hired Jacque Vaughn, suspended Kyrie..." February 08

  • Ranking the 10 Most Lopsided NBA Trades of the Last 5 Years

    Bleacher Report "The NBA trade deadline is a stressful time for every team pondering a move. Highlighting some of the most regrettable deals of the past half-decade risks scaring a crop of executives who already seem hesitant to transact. Oh well. Let's do it anyway. Lopsided trades take..." February 08

  • Making the Case For 1 NBA Player to Challenge LeBron James' All-Time Scoring Record

    Bleacher Report "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar set the all-time scoring record on April 5, 1984. Just over eight months later, the player who would go on to break that record was born. On Tuesday, with a fadeaway jumper from the elbow over Kenrich Williams, LeBron James got to 38,388 points for his..." February 08

  • 1 last-minute trade Celtics must make before NBA trade deadline

    Clutch Points "The Boston Celtics have cooled off a bit since their extremely hot start to the 2022-23 season, but they still remain the team to beat in the Eastern Conference for the time being. Heading into the 2023 NBA Trade Deadline, they don’t necessarily have to make a trade, but they have a few..." February 08

  • Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss Had Her Hands All Over Dwyane Wade Last Night

    BroBible "Lakers owner Jeanie Buss was really excited to see Dwyane Wade at the Lakers game. On Tuesday, celebrities and athletes packed the Crypto.com arena to watch LeBron potentially break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career points record. Bad Bunny, Jay-Z, and LL Cool J were among..." February 08

  • 1 last-minute trade Warriors must make before NBA trade deadline

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors appeared to have all the makings of a team that would make a rousing second half run. With Stephen Curry back from his midseason hiatus due to a shoulder injury (and perhaps a minor trade or pickup here and there to shore up the team’s weaknesses), the..." February 08

  • NBA G League Announces 24 Players For Next Up Game

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA G League announced today that G League Ignite guard Scoot Henderson and Timberwolves/Iowa Wolves forward Luka Garza have been named team captains for the NBAGL Next Up Game, which will take place in Salt Lake City during All-Star..." February 08

  • Here's Some Fresh Trade Ideas From Latest NBA Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Domino No. 1 of the 2023 NBA trade deadline came crashing down when the Brooklyn Nets agreed to the deal that sent Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, an unexpected swap that could trigger surprising fallout. Rumors, speculation and possibilities always fly fast and..." February 07

  • 6 Most Realistic Trade Targets For The Lakers

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers have once again been bested out by another team in their pursuit of getting a star player alongside their dynamic duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. It was none other than the former Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving who was expected to be traded to the..." February 07

  • Could the Heat pull off a 3-team blockbuster trade for Bradley Beal?

    NBA Analysis "Sometimes, we pay so much attention to certain things that other, important things can fly under the radar. The same thing happens in the NBA. You see it in families. If one child needs special attention, they’ll probably get it. Ideally, it doesn’t come at the..." February 07

  • 3 Blockbuster Trades The Mavericks Can Make After Acquiring Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "The Dallas Mavericks made one of the biggest trades in recent memory as they acquired 8-time All-Star and former NBA champion Kyrie Irving. It was rather shocking to see the deal go through, especially because there might have been even more offers on the table for the services of the..." February 07

  • Jazz, Lakers discuss trade involving Mike Conley, Malik Beasley, Russell Westbrook

    The Score "The Los Angeles Lakers' future first-round picks could yet be moved for the right package. L.A. has held discussions with the Utah Jazz regarding a blockbuster swap that would send guard Mike Conley, swingman Malik Beasley, and potentially other rotation..." February 07

  • Lakers Are In 3-Team Trade Talks To Land Tobias Harris And Furkan Korkmaz

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers may have not gotten star Kyrie Irving, but there is still a possibility that the team will make a win-now move ahead of the trade deadline. They have two veteran superstars on their roster in LeBron James and Anthony Davis, and they have the..." February 07

  • Trade Deadline Panic Meter: How Desperate Is Every NBA Team for a Deal?

    Bleacher Report "Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks has already poured gasoline on the 2023 NBA trade deadline fire, potentially setting us up for a lot more action. Of course, some teams shouldn't feel pressure to make a move. Others, like the Nets (following Irving's trade request) and the..." February 07

  • At NBA trade deadline, follow the money on tax-team deals; Indy road trip notes

    The Athletic "If you’re looking for a guiding principle as you try to decipher what teams might do at the upcoming NBA trade deadline, let me offer you this one: Follow the money. It’s more true this year than almost any other, as we enter the trade deadline with an..." February 07

  • Ahead of trade deadline, focused Jazz remind 'it's our job to listen'

    ESPN "Danny Ainge didn't end his brief retirement, agreeing to join golf buddy Ryan Smith's Utah Jazz as CEO, just to be bored. But Ainge's first NBA draft with the franchise was an exercise in mundane misery. The Jazz were fresh off a first-round playoff exit, which..." February 07

  • Mavericks felt disrespected by Jazz before game

    Larry Brown Sports "The Utah Jazz learned a hard lesson this week — never underestimate anyone in the NBA. The Jazz lost on Monday to the shorthanded Dallas Mavericks by the final of 124-111. The Mavs were without Luka Doncic, who remains sidelined with a heel injury, as well as new trade..." February 07