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  • Nets had ridiculous asking price for Lakers in Kyrie Irving trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, reportedly in part because team owner Joe Tsai did not want to accomodate the guard by sending him to his preferred destination of the Los Angeles Lakers. Now we’re learning just how much the Lakers were willing to..." February 12

  • James Harden: 'I don't look like the crazy one' after leaving Nets' Big Three

    The Score "After returning to Barclays Center for the first time since being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, James Harden said he wasn't surprised that the Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. "I don't look like the crazy..." 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

  • Frequent Lakers target Terrence Ross secures buyout from Magic, set to sign with Mavericks

    Silver Screen And Roll "Shortly after this story was originally published, Woj reported that the Dallas Mavericks — and not the Lakers — are the frontrunners to sign Terrance Ross after the Orlando Magic give him a buyout. Original story follows. The NBA buyout market is..." February 11

  • Mavs' Luka Doncic Won't Return from Heel Injury vs. Kings Despite Report

    Bleacher Report "Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic won't suit up Friday night against the Sacramento Kings because of his nagging heel injury, the team announced. Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic previously reported the guard was expected to return to the lineup Friday after..." February 10

  • LeBron James Wants Kyrie Irving On The Lakers This Summer

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers missed out on the chance of landing Kyrie Irving before the trade deadline struck, but not everything is lost for them. The Purple and Gold stayed working, trying to find the right deals for Irving, and now, the situation looks favorable for them.  The 2016..." 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

  • 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

  • Inside the downfall of the Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving era

    New York Daily News "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving chose the Nets. Not the other way around. It’s an important note to remember as we unpack the end of a not-quite era of championship contention in Brooklyn: The superstars chose to be here. Then they chose not to be. James Harden, Irving..." February 10

  • Nets Have Not Yet Made A 'Thank You' Tweet For Kyrie Irving Despite Already Doing It For Kevin Durant And TJ Warren

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets are not big fans of Kyrie Irving. If it wasn't obvious from their extremely acrimonious split after 4 years of drama, maybe the Nets' actions on Twitter have made it clearer. The Nets traded Irving to the Dallas Mavericks after he requested a trade..." February 10

  • Joe Harris Throws Shade At Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving While Describing Nets’ New Energy

    USA Today "Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris has been a member of the Nets since 2016 and during that time, he’s seen different iterations of this team. During the early years, the team resembled more of what it looks like after the trade deadline: a bunch of players of similar talent who..." February 10

  • Mavericks Sign Chris Silva To Second 10-Day Contract

    CBS Sports "Silva has spent the last week and a half with Dallas, and he'll remain with the team after his initial 10-day deal expired Friday. He made just one appearance during his initial stint with the Mavericks, logging two points (1-1 FG) in three minutes. " February 10

  • Luka Doncic drops bold Kyrie Irving ‘best ever’ claim after Mavs’ trade

    Clutch Points "Luka Doncic admitted that he was sad to see the departures of Spencer Dinwiddie and Dorian Finney-Smith in the Kyrie Irving Dallas Mavericks-Brooklyn Nets trade. However, Doncic also expressed his excitement to play alongside Irving and dropped an eye-opening complement on the..." 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

  • Christian Wood, Tim Hardaway Jr. still Mavericks after trade deadline — but for how long?

    Dallas Morning News "As clocks in Dallas ticked toward 2 p.m. Thursday — and those in the Mavericks’ Los Angeles hotel approached noon — all attention temporarily diverted from the hoopla surrounding Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic’s new partnership. That’s..." 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

  • Christian Wood Sends A Message To The Haters After NBA Trade Deadline

    Fadeaway World "The Dallas Mavericks made the first big move of NBA trade deadline week, welcoming Kyrie Irving to Texas in a blockbuster deal that pairs him with Luka Doncic. What the Mavericks didn't do was trade Christian Wood. After reports and rumors circulated about his future for months,..." February 09

  • Kyrie Irving To Suns Could Be Revisited In Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "Kyrie Irving and the Phoenix Suns had mutual interest before he was eventually dealt to the Dallas Mavericks. Irving appears to be happy joining the Mavericks, but he will be a free agent this offseason. With Kevin Durant joining the Suns via trade, the interest from Irving and Phoenix could be..." 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

  • Mavs Looking At Matisse Thybulle

    Real GM Basketball "The Dallas Mavericks know they are short on defense, after trading away their best wing defender in the Kyrie Irving trade. One player Dallas is looking at to plug the hole is Matisse Thybulle. The Philadelphia 76ers have made Thybulle available in trade talks in the last few..." February 09

  • Kyrie Irving reacts to Kevin Durant trade, takes parting shot at Nets

    CBS Sports "Newest Dallas Maverick Kyrie Irving could have anticipated many of the questions that would be thrown his way following his debut with his new franchise. What was it like playing with new teammates? How many plays did you learn before taking the court? How has your relationship with..." February 09

  • League OKs Mavericks’ Request To Remove Tyrell Terry From Team Salary

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA has approved the Mavericks‘ request to have Tyrell Terry‘s contract removed from their team salary, tweets Bobby Marks of ESPN. The 31st pick in the 2020 draft, Terry surprised the league in December when he announced his retirement, citing..." February 09

  • 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

  • Kyrie Irving felt 'very disrespected' by Nets

    The Score "Former Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is looking forward to a fresh start with the Dallas Mavericks. "I just know I want to be in a place where I'm celebrated and not just tolerated or dealt with in a way that doesn't make me feel..." 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

  • 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

  • Nets’ Kevin Durant trade stance after Kyrie Irving deal

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly told inquiring teams that they do not plan to trade Kevin Durant ahead of Thursday’s deadline, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Durant and Brooklyn are having on-going conversations about the direction of the Nets. But barring unforeseen..." February 07

  • 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

  • Draymond Green Reveals Two Major Downsides For Mavericks After Kyrie Irving Trade

    Fadeaway World "With Kyrie Irving, the Dallas Mavericks finally have the elite co-star they've been looking for for years. Their fit as a pairing may seem awkward at first, but the undeniable talent level both two players bring has made a believer out of even the staunchest of Irving..." 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

  • 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

  • Kyrie Irving breaks silence on LeBron James wanting him traded to Lakers

    Clutch Points "Kyrie Irving was linked to the Los Angeles Lakers plenty of times after he made his shocking trade request from the Brooklyn Nets, with Lakers superstar and former teammate LeBron James making it no secret that he wouldn’t mind teaming up with Irving again. Well, it..." February 07

  • Mavs' Kyrie Irving Deleted Apology to Jewish Community for Promoting Antisemitic Film

    Bleacher Report "According to both Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo Sports and Sam Amick of The Athletic, new Dallas Mavericks point guard Kyrie Irving deleted his Instagram post from November in which he apologized to the Jewish community for amplifying an antisemitic movie on his social..." February 07

  • Kevin Durant Was 'Upset' After Kyrie Irving Requested A Trade From Nets

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving landed in Brooklyn together in 2019, making fans dream about what this incredible duo could do in the league. However, things never worked out for these two, as injuries and controversies prevented them from showing their best level and taking the Nets to compete..." 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