NBA Prospects Rumors & News

  • This Three-Team Blockbuster Trade Sees James Harden Get His Wish And Land With The Clippers

    Fadeaway World "Player movement in the NBA has significantly slowed down since the first week of free agency, as no major moves have been made since the Grant Williams trade that sent him to the Dallas Mavericks. There are some massive pending trades in the meantime as the trade sagas of Damian..." July 19

  • Imagining Damian Lillard In 5 Realistic Landing Spots

    Bleacher Report "Let's go ahead and do what Damian Lillard so far will not: imagine his fit on more than one NBA team. Ever since requesting a trade from the Portland Trail Blazers, the 33-year-old has remained "unwavering" in his insistence that he be sent to the Miami Heat. That may..." July 19

  • The Blockbuster Trade Idea: Pelicans Create A Big Three With Zach LaVine

    Fadeaway World "The New Orleans Pelicans are a team that likely has contending aspirations next season, as they have decided to run it back with stars Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram. Perhaps the team could make a difference-making move this offseason. In this article, we will go over a..." July 19

  • Lakers have done ‘significant background work’ on Christian Wood

    Lakers Daily "The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have put a lot of time looking into big man Christian Wood, but they reportedly could face competition from the Chicago Bulls in pursuit of the free agent. “According to sources familiar with the team’s free-agent..." July 19

  • Heat linked to potential pursuit of top big man left in NBA free agency

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Heat reportedly could soon pursue the best big man left in NBA free agency. While many contending teams like the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, and Golden State Warriors have made notable moves this summer, the Miami Heat have been relatively quiet. Sure, they are the..." July 19

  • Bulls Emerge With Interest In Christian Wood

    Real GM Basketball "The Chicago Bulls emerged as a potential suitor for Christian Wood, sources tell Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times. The Bulls were recently granted a $10.2 million Disabled Player Exception for Lonzo Ball, which could allow them to use part of it to sign Wood. " July 19

  • Jordan Poole's Dad Claps Back at Draymond Green After Recent Comments

    SI "Even with Jordan Poole now a member of the Wizards, it doesn’t appear that the drama surrounding him and former Warriors teammate Draymond Green is likely to quiet down anytime soon. After Poole was traded, many analysts and fans were hoping to hear the..." July 19

  • Thunder coach Mark Daigneault receives multi-year extension

    Sportsnaut "Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Mark Daigneault signed a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team. " July 19

  • Hornets’ Mitch Kupchak: Miles Bridges’ Return ‘Polarizing Topic’

    Hoops Rumors "Hornets president of basketball operations Mitch Kupchak admits that retaining Miles Bridges might alienate some of the team’s fan base, Roderick Boone of the Charlotte Observer writes. Bridges missed all of last season after being charged with..." July 19

  • Damian Lillard Trade Rumors: Heat-Blazers Held Talks but 'No Real Traction' on Deal

    Bleacher Report "Damian Lillard and the Miami Heat may be very publicly lusting after one another, but that does not mean a deal is close. Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the Portland Trail Blazers and Heat have "no real traction" on a deal more than two weeks after..." July 18

  • The Heat May Reunite Joel Embiid With Jimmy Butler Amid Ongoing Damian Lillard Trade Saga

    Fadeaway World "Amid the ongoing Damian Lillard-Miami Heat, one of the recent reports doing the rounds is the possibility of the Heat reuniting Jimmy Butler with Philadelphia 76ers' MVP Joel Embiid. The Athletic's Zach Harper proposed the thought in his latest column saying a..." July 18

  • Predicting the Next Wave of NBA Stars to Request a Trade

    Bleacher Report "The astronomical map of NBA stars is constantly being redrawn. That's due in part to the perpetually changing ranks of both falling and rising stars. It's also because star movement across the basketball galaxy is anything but uncommon. Just ask Damian Lillard and..." July 18

  • Pascal Siakam Trade Outlook Gets Bold Take By NBA Scout

    NBA Analysis "The Toronto Raptors may not trade Pascal Siakam, according to NBA insider Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. The Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers have been the two teams most prominently connected to Siakam, but some people around the league believe the Raptors will keep the All-Star small..." July 18

  • Ranking the Top 5 NBA Stars to Build Around Right Now

    Bleacher Report "With the NBA's transactional silly season winding down and teams shifting focus to how they'll fill out the ends of their benches, it's a good time to remember that none of these low-level moves actually matter. OK, that's an exaggeration. But all the attention paid to..." July 18

  • Trae Young : I hope Hawks coach Snyder is 'my Steve Kerr'

    The Score "Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young has high hopes for his new head coach. Speaking with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green at the at the UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival, Young said he hopes he can win multiple NBA titles under Hawks coach Quin Snyder. "Hopefully Quin,..." July 18

  • 4 best targets for Bulls with $10.2 million Lonzo Ball Disabled Player Exception

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls, more likely than not, will be missing Lonzo Ball for the entirety of the 2023-24 season. The young floor general has suffered setback after setback after suffering an injury to his knee on January 2022, and he hasn't been able to return to action..." July 18

  • Joel Embiid claims he was trolling after comments left Sixers fans worried

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia 76ers already have their hands full with all the James Harden uncertainty this offseason. The recent Joel Embiid buzz hasn’t made things easier for the franchise’s faithful supporters. Embiid made an appearance at the first UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival held..." July 18

  • Kings sign Nerlens Noel to 1-year, $3.1M deal

    The Score "The Sacramento Kings signed free-agent center Nerlens Noel to a one-year, $3.1-million contract, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Noel split the 2022-23 campaign between the Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets, averaging 2.1 points, 2.7 boards, and 0.9 steals in 11.5..." July 18

  • Knicks' Evan Fournier Says He's 'Going to Be Traded,' Talks 'Hatred' from Not Playing

    Bleacher Report "Evan Fournier has no interest in returning to the New York Knicks. The shooting guard blasted his situation in New York in an interview with Yann Ohnona of L'Equipe, saying he is determined to be traded before the start of next season. "I would be shot...." July 18

  • Why Joel Embiid’s viral comments matter far less than Daryl Morey and James Harden’s next move

    The Athletic "The headlines about Joel Embiid’s cryptic comments made on Thursday at the UNINTERRUPTED Sports Film Festival took nearly four days to arrive — an eternity in this modern media landscape. But when they did, with the Sixers star seeming to signal..." July 18

  • NBA Summer League 2023: 5 players who deserve contracts

    Clutch Points "NBA Summer League in Las Vegas has come and gone, leaving basketball fans across the world wondering which rookie performers will be the best of the best. Obviously Victor Wembanyama, Brandon Miller and Scoot Henderson enter the season with a lot of hype given that they were the top..." July 18

  • Kendrick Perkins Names His 5 All-Time Offseason Trades

    Fadeaway World "Kendrick Perkins had another big list coming. — this one was about the five major trades in the offseason. Pun aside, the former NBA big man rolled out some choice trades that were instrumental for the sides that were engaged in the trades. Dennis Rodman to the..." July 18

  • James Harden’s Relationship With 76ers President ‘Fractured’ As Trade Request Stalls

    SI "It’s been over two weeks since 10-time All-Star James Harden opted into his $35.6 million player option for next season, with the intent of finding a trade to pave his way off the 76ers. While he remains in Philadelphia for now, don’t expect that to be a..." July 18

  • Heat’s Tyler Herro Hints At Nets Trade In New Photo

    NBA Analysis "Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro recently worked out with Brooklyn Nets point-forward Ben Simmons, fueling rumors that he may get traded to the Nets soon. Multiple NBA teams are interested in trading at least one first-round pick for Herro, who could be traded in a three-team deal involving..." July 18

  • Lakers met with playoff enemy during free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers met with one of their big playoff enemies during free agency, according to a report. The Houston Rockets made several moves this offseason, most notably signing Fred VanVleet and Dillon Brooks to big deals. The four-year, $80 million deal Brooks got from..." July 18

  • Steph Curry’s Wife Ayesha Making Fans Drool In Latest Spicy Instagram Photo

    Total Pro Sports "Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry, has posted a photo online showing her off in a one-piece swimsuit that’s gotta be turning heads, though it’s gotten her a fair amount of criticism.  The NBA WAG has launched her own skincare brand,..." July 18

  • This Blazers-Hawks Trade Proposal Swaps Damian Lillard, Trae Young

    NBA Analysis "In the wake of Damian Lillard requesting a trade from the Portland Trail Blazers, one NBA writer has proposed that the Atlanta Hawks send Trae Young to Portland for Lillard. Zach Buckley of Bleacher Report is proposing that the Hawks trade Young, Jalen Johnson, a 2024 first-round..." July 17

  • Joel Embiid Revealed As 'Ideal' Trade Candidate For The New York Knicks

    Fadeaway World "As the ongoing battle between James Harden and Daryl Morey rages on, 76ers superstar Joel Embiid is quietly sitting back, watching it all unfold. In the aftermath of another brutal playoff defeat, Embiid, Harden, and the Sixers franchise are finding themselves at a major..." July 17

  • Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Trade Buzz Heating Up

    NBA Analysis "Karl-Anthony Towns came up in trade talks the Minnesota Timberwolves had before the 2023 NBA Draft, according to Ian Begley of SNY. Many people around the NBA are keeping an eye on Towns’ future with the Timberwolves in the wake of Anthony Edwards signing a five-year maximum..." July 17

  • 1 New Trade Idea for Every NBA Team

    Bleacher Report "Welcome to the least wonderful time of the NBA calendar. Free agency has slowed to a halt. The same three marquee players are dominating trade talk. Two of those players are holding us hostage. Reports and rumors have become repetitive—echoes of an echo. The pomp and promise of..." July 17

  • Biggest Winners and Losers from NBA Las Vegas Summer League

    Bleacher Report "Although injuries to some key rookies took some of the shine off the 2023 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, it will always be remembered as Victor Wembanyama's first official NBA action. While Wembanyama commandeered the early spotlight, plenty of other players and teams showed out..." July 17

  • Jazz sign former Heat center to two-year contract

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz have been relatively quiet throughout NBA free agency. They did make a splash with their recent John Collins trade with the Atlanta Hawks, but in terms of adding players via free agency, the only thing Utah has to show for is Jordan..." July 17

  • Lakers Can Sign Two Free Agents And Become The Best Team In The Western Conference

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are a team that has already made a good amount of free agency signings. Many would consider the team one of the winners of the offseason thus far, and there are some signings that they can make on the veteran minimum that will further improve their chances of..." July 17

  • Should Joel Embiid’s quote about winning championship worry 76ers fans?

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been increasing chatter this offseason that Joel Embiid may want out of Philadelphia if the 76ers cannot get over the hump in the playoffs next year, and some recent comments the reigning NBA MVP made seems to have fueled that narrative. Embiid sat down for a discussion with..." July 17

  • Is Tyler Herro Better Than Tyrese Maxey?

    The Big Lead "On Monday, Dan Le Batard ignited a debate that raged across NBA circles by expressing his firmly-held belief that Tyler Herro is better than Tyrese Maxey. The pair of Kentucky guards are currently linked through Damian Lillard trade talks as the Miami..." July 17

  • Joel Embiid: I want to win championship in 'Philly or anywhere else'

    The Score "Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was candid about his future during an interview with SpringHill Entertainment CEO Maverick Carter at the UNINTERRUPTED Film Festival last week. "I just want to win a championship. Whatever it takes. I don't know where that's gonna be...." July 17

  • Daryl Morey Is Asking For An Exorbitant Trade Package For James Harden

    Fadeaway World "Superstar James Harden opted into his $35.6 million player option, but it is clear that he does not want to stay with the Philadelphia 76ers. He has already requested a trade, with his preferred destination.  With that being said, it seems unlikely that James..." July 17

  • Christian Wood Sign-and-Trade 'Not Ruled Out' amid Lakers FA Buzz

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Mavericks don't appear to be interested in re-signing power forward Christian Wood this summer, but they reportedly are open to using him to recoup some assets. According to NBA insider Marc Stein, Dallas "has not ruled out participating in a sign-and-trade..." July 17

  • Dillon Brooks Explains Why He'll Be More Efficient Playing Next To Fred VanVleet

    Fadeaway World "After a rocky tenure in Memphis, veteran wing Dillon Brooks was given the boot by the Grizzlies, and nobody knew where his path would take him next. But as the NBA fans clowned him all summer long, he actually came out as a winner in free agency by securing a huge, 4 year, $86 million deal..." July 17

  • Suns had 26.4 million reasons to trade Cam Payne

    Larry Brown Sports "The Phoenix Suns have hit the reset button at point guard this offseason. The Suns started their offseason by swapping Chris Paul for Bradley Beal. They then doubled down on the PG revamp by trading away CP3’s longtime backup, Cam Payne, on Sunday. Payne was virtually..." July 17

  • Suns' Roster, Lineup, Salary Cap, Draft Picks After Cam Payne Trade, Bol Bol Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Phoenix Suns continued to fine-tune their roster Sunday as they build around the star quartet of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal and Deandre Ayton. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Phoenix agreed to a one-year deal with 7'2" forward Bol..." July 17

  • Lakers' LeBron James Shares Post Praising Mavs' Kyrie Irving's Ball-Handling on IG

    Bleacher Report "While LeBron James didn't get the chance to reunite with Kyrie Irving this offseason, he still holds his former teammate in high regard. The Los Angeles Lakers star took to Instagram to praise the Dallas Mavericks point guard, agreeing with a post that declared Irving as the best..." July 17

  • ESPN likely to add 2 big names to NBA broadcast team

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN appears set for a total overhaul of its top NBA broadcast crew next season, adding two new names after Jeff Van Gundy’s departure from the network. According to Chad Finn of the Boston Globe, ESPN is likely to add Doc Rivers and Doris Burke to its No. 1 team alongside Mike..." July 17

  • Larsa Pippen Show Off In Tiny Colorful Bikini

    Black Sports Online "Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan‘s romance is going strong despite Marcus’s father, Michael Jordan, and everyone else’s objections. Larsa recently claimed Michael Jordan’s objection traumatized her, however, that supposed trauma did not tame her...." July 17

  • Pelicans Send Zion Williamson To Division Rival In Blockbuster Trade Proposal

    Total Pro Sports "A massive trade proposal has the New Orleans Pelicans sending Zion Williams to a Southwest Division rival. The No. 1 selection of the 2019 NBA Draft has been the subject of recent trade rumors, though the Pelicans’ organization hasn’t outright stated that..." July 16

  • Heat have only considered trading this player for two generational talents

    Sportsnaut "As an annual contender seeking an NBA championship, the Miami Heat are routinely a team that comes up in any big trade rumors. We’ve seen some of that this summer before Bradley Beal was dealt, and now again with Damian Lillard on the trade block. Yet, the Heat have..." July 16

  • Raptors Deal OG Anunoby To East Rival In Blockbuster Trade Proposal

    Total Pro Sports "A blockbuster trade proposal has the Toronto Raptors continuing their roster retool by dealing away one of the few remaining parts of their 2019 NBA Championship team. Having lost to the Chicago Bulls in the play-in game, Toronto has now missed the playoffs in two of the last three..." July 16

  • Knicks Decided Against Trading For Karl-Anthony Towns

    Fadeaway World "The New York Knicks have been featured in a lot of trade rumors this offseason, with the team being linked to a number of stars. However, the team has largely been in the trade market thus far, and it looks as though they'll be running back a squad that has mostly remained the..." July 16

  • Mavericks Remain Interested In Trading For Clint Capela

    Real GM Basketball "The Dallas Mavericks remain interested in trading for Clint Capela. With the Atlanta Hawks one of the teams most interested in trading for Pascal Siakam, the Mavericks could participate in a potential trade involving the Toronto Raptors to take on Capela. Capela has two seasons..." July 16

  • Pelicans provide conclusive Zion Williamson trade update

    Sportsnaut "We’ve heard Zion Williamson’s name come up in trade rumors at each major junction of the NBA offseason. The former No. 1 overall pick remains with the New Orleans Pelicans, but the summer is far from over, and Damian Lillard is still likely to be moved. Does..." July 16