Archive for the 'Player Movement' Category

A.I. To Denver

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

Ever since Allen Iverson announced that he wants to be traded and that the Sixers would accommodate his request, I always checked the sports news everyday to see if he got traded yet and to where. All the time I was”disappointed” to see just trade rumors about teams being interested and a possible deal getting […]

Bobcats Add Depth With Derek Anderson

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

The Bobcats like roster versatility and that means they need some players who can play more than one position so the adjustment process will be easier. it also means roster depth so that reserves can take a starting role whenever asked to. Take the current example of the injury to center Primoz Brezec. Big man […]

Jalen Rose To Phoenix

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

NBA veteran Jalen Rose, whose hefty contract was recently bought out by the Knicks, will sign with the Phoenix Suns.
NBA sources said the deal would likely be completed by the end of the night. The 33-year-old Rose would earn the NBA minimum salary of $1.178 million — $744,551 of which would be paid by the […]

Knicks Sign Cato

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

With training camp pretty much done and the NBA teams are just waiting for the season opener a few days from now, the Knicks’ signing of center Kelvin Cato is quite surprising. Cato is a veteran big man who was the 15th overall pick in the 1997 draft by Dallas. He was traded on draft […]

Bonzi To The Rockets

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

The last of the prize free agents, Bonzi Wells, finally has a team and a good one too. Wells agreed to sign a two year $5 million contract with the Houston Rockets, a team that struggled last season because of injuries to stars Tracy Mcgrady and Yao Ming. Of all the teams that had […]

Antonio Davis Back To Indiana?

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

Very soon after the completion of the much awaited Al Harrington trade to the Indiana Pacers, another discussion of bringing in another prominent big man has surfaced. It’s nothing official yet but the thought of signing veteran big Antonio Davis has crossed the mind of Pacers CEO Donnie Walsh and it looks like Davis […]

End of The Neverending Harrington Saga and Other Rants

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

First of all I want to say “Finally!” and “Thank God!” that Al Harrington finally has a new home (actually he’s back home) in the Indiana Pacers. His story was getting stale very fast. the Pacers deal mentioned here is the one that finally happened and I’m happy that it did. The Pacers need Harrington […]

Which Harrington Deal Is It?

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

After the Pacers owner nixed the original proposed Al Harrington deal offered by the Hawks, it seemed Indiana’s hope to get the former Pacer back was dead. After making some adjustments to the offer it seems the deal might fall through after all.
Harrington, according to NBA front-office sources, is expected to sign a four-year […]

Gooden, Wilcox Agree to New Deals

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

The number of quality free agents in the market has been rapidly decreasing and by now there probably aren’t any real ones left. Two of the most sought after power forward free agents, Drew Gooden and Chris Wilcox, have agreed to resign with their old teams with new contracts.
Drew Gooden agreed to terms on a […]

Eddie House to the Nets

Saturday, August 12th, 2006

Phoenix Suns free agent turned down an offer from the Miami Heat, where he used to play from 2000 to 2003. Instead he agreed to sign a one year 1.5 million dollar deal with the New Jersey Nets where he feels he’ll have more playing time.
After the Miami Heat, House has seen stints with the […]