Category: NBA trades

Tayshaun Prince Says He Was Shocked by the Trade but it has His Blood Flowing Again

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

When the Memphis Grizzlies traded Rudy Gay, there weren't too many people happy about the deal in Memphis. Head coach Lionel Hollins voiced his frustration as did some of the players. However, one player that it all works out for is Tayshaun Prince. The 32-year-old former NBA Champion was stuck in ...

Rudy Gay Takes Parting Shots at the Grizzlies, Says Raptors Are One Piece Away

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Toronto Raptors pulled off somewhat of a blockbuster deal last week, acquiring Rudy Gay from the fire-selling Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Jose Calderon, Ed Davis and a second-round pick as part of a three-team deal with the Detroit Pistons. And now the second-place Grizzlies are in flux, while ...

Grizzlies CEO Jason Levien on the Rudy Gay Trade: “We Think we Took a Step Forward”

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The Memphis Grizzlies have new ownership and they have new faces in their front office, and those new faces have made some changes to what looked like a championship-contending team in the Western Conference. And perhaps not for the better. A few weeks ago, the Grizzlies made an under-the-radar deal that ...

Andrew Bynum Hopes to Make Philadelphia His Long-Term Home

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

For some, being with one NBA team for seven seasons and then being shipped across the country might have led to some negative reaction. And for some that might find themselves in that spot with one year left on their contract, they might relish the opportunity to have a big ...

Andrew Bogut: Anyone Who Thinks I Have Chronic Injury Issues is Uneducated

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Andrew Bogut admits he's been injured fairly often during his NBA career. He just doesn't think you should call him injury-prone or say that it's a chronic issue. Bogut has been sidelined since January when he landed on another player's foot and fractured his ankle. It was nearly two years ...

Los Angeles Lakers Ship Derek Fisher Out of Town for Ramon Sessions

Friday, March 16th, 2012

It's no secret that professional sports are a business. If you'd forgotten, Thursday was certainly a reminder with NBA teams taking full advantage of the trade deadline. That was the case in Los Angeles, where general manager Mitch Kupchak pulled off a couple of moves, the most notable of them ...

Shaq: “I have been instructed by the Big Three and Doc, and come back when there is no pain.”

Friday, March 11th, 2011

With less than a month remaining in the regular season, the Boston Celtics are gearing up for another extended postseason run.  They are in a familiar place atop their division and Eastern Conference, but still have some work to do after acquiring several players via trades and signings, a few ...

Shane Battier Relishes Not Being Booed This Time Around

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Shane Battier still remembers the disdain he felt from Houston fans when Memphis traded him there about half a decade ago. He can laugh about it now, but says he remembers the team getting booed for making that trade. When the Rockets traded Battier back to the Grizzlies at the ...

Utah Jazz GM Decides Keeping Deron Williams Isn’t Worth The Risk

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Deron Williams simply wasn't worth the risk, and it didn't have anything to do with the fact that he didn't seem to get along with former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan. It had much more to do with his current contract. Williams had one year left on his three-year deal, one ...

Orlando Ships Vince Carter’s Talent to Phoenix

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Vince Carter is on the move again. This time, it's a trip from Orlando to Phoenix as the fantastic dunker was traded during a blockbuster weekend for the Magic. Arthroscopic surgery could hinder him from the start in Phoenix, but you've got to admit, it's pretty intriguing to think about Vinsanity ...