Teams in the Top 10 Advised to Trade 2013 Draft Picks?

nerlensScouts are calling for teams selecting in the top 10 of this year’s NBA Draft to trade their selections due to the thin talent pool.

The Charlotte Observer published a story that suggests that the Bobcats should trade out no matter where their pick lies. The reasoning behind this is that there are maybe four coveted players in the draft: Shabazz Muhammad, Nerlens Noel, Ben McLemore, and Alex Len.

If the Bobcats or any other team cannot get one of those four players then it’s looking like they could be in a hurry to unload their draft picks:

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Rumors: Nets Still Trying to Trade for Dwight Howard

dwight howard lakersThe summer of Dwight might have a sequel.

Everyone knows that the Lakers aren’t doing really well right now and have to make changes. Would they trade Dwight Howard? Rumors are that the Nets are still pursuing a trade that would bring Howard in and Continue reading

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Michael Carter-Williams on a Roll: Helps Syracuse Defeat Cincinnati

michael carter williamsThis is not the first post I’ve written on Michael Carter-Williams and probably will not be the last. The big 6’7 point guard from Syracuse has been instrumental. Last week MCW helped the Orange rack up a win over Louisville and today a come from behind win over Cincinnati. No small feat for an Orange team that many felt was Continue reading

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Karl Towns Jr: #1 NBA Draft Pick in 2015?

Karl Towns JrI know it is weird to write posts about drafts that are two years away, but with basketball it kind of works that way. You can usually tell early if a kid is going to be a player.

Karl Towns Jr is getting a lot of press right now, and is the #1 play in the Junior/2014 recruiting class. He just dropped a QUADRUPLE DOUBLE the other day. Could he be the #1 pick in the 2015 draft? Continue reading

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Dennis Rodman Back? Appears With Big Win Basketball

wormWanted to pass this along in case you missed it. Legendary Basketball star Dennis Rodman has joined the Hothead team. However, old habits die hard as some of his new co-workers are finding out.

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2013 NBA Draft: Shabazz Muhammad or Ben McLemore?

ben mclemoreI feel like as we get closer and closer to the 2013 NBA Draft, this topic is going to start popping up a lot. Which player should be drafted first: Shabazz Muhammad or Ben McLemore?

McLemore has made his way up mock drafts and to the top of the draft board with a strong start of the season down at Kansas. He’s really shown he can score with the best of them. Likewise Shabazz has been the primary option UCLA hoped he would become.

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76ers Planning to Rebuild Around Bynum With Cap Room

sixers bynumThe 76ers are literally in the middle of the pack in the East right now (9th place) but the team is confident that once Andrew Bynum returns after the All-Star break they will be much more competitive. Bynum is expected to be a franchise player now that Andre Igoudala took his talents to the Denver Nuggets.

While waiting for Bynum, the team has one eye on the future. With several free agents on their roster a lot of cap room is going to be opened up and they are going to spend it wisely: Continue reading

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Nobody Wants to Trade for Rudy Gay

rudyJust a few days ago, rumors of a Rudy Gay trade were eminent but nothing ever happened. Gay was rumored to be headed to the Phoenix Suns in a package for Jared Dudley. A move that would be widely considered as a salary dump.

Now rumors are that the Grizzles tried to sell off Gay’s contract to the Wolves who balked at the offer. The deal and my thoughts below: Continue reading

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Greg Oden to Sign With the Miami Heat Soon?

greg oden miami heatGreg Oden has been on the comeback trail. After the Blazers cut him, he decided to go back to school (good move) and get his knee healthy.

While Oden isn’t expected to play a minute in the 2012-13 season he reportedly is looking to get signed to a multi-year deal to continue his rehab with a pro club. Word is the Miami Heat are interested… Continue reading

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The Sonics are Coming Back: Maloofs Finalizing Deal to Sell Kings to Seattle Based Group

kemp payton sonicsFor those not following the story, the Maloofs were initially going to move the Kings to Virginia Beach but the deadline for the deal is rapidly approaching and they haven’t closed it yet. So instead of stay in Sacramento and lose money every year the brothers are going to dump… I mean sell the Kings to a group that are going to move the team to Seattle.

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