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    Getty Ben Simmons and John Collins Would the Philadelphia 76ers look to trade their 24-year-old, three-time NBA All-Star and All-Defensive team player? That resume is impressive, but when you realize it applies to the troubled, but talented Ben Simmons, potential suitors may have some trepidation. The 76ers are on the brink of being eliminated in what would be...
    Getty Tomas Satoransky shoots the ball over Jabari Parker during an April 19 game against the Boston Celtics. With only weeks left until the NBA postseason subsides and a 2021 champion is crowned, the Chicago Bulls are preparing for what’s viewed as a crucial offseason. Executive Arturas Karnisovas clearly showed the league that he and his front office...
    Why the Knicks should target Lonzo Ball over Chris Paul at point guard Alexander Wilson June 17, 2021 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on reddit Share on email The Knicks ultimately want to be getting younger, not older, this off-season, despite rumors that they could target veteran point guard Chris Paul in...
    Getty Wichita State's Tyson Etienne drives to the basket. As the Eastern Conference’s No. 4 seed this season, the New York Knicks defied expectations and made the playoffs for the first time since the 2012-13 season. Julius Randle was named the league’s Most Improved Player and to the All-NBA second team. Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau earned NBA...
    Getty Tyson Etienne of the Wichita State Shockers From a coaching search to putting together a roster to support its star players in Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics have a busy offseason ahead of them. In the NBA draft, the Celtics can fill out their roster somewhat with the No. 16 and No. 45 picks...
    Getty Dennis Schroder brings the ball up the court during a Mrach 21 game against the Phoenix Suns. Even with the NBA playoffs still underway, non-participating teams like the Chicago Bulls are looking ahead to an offseason with anticipation of player movement. After falling short of the postseason for the fourth consecutive year, fans are hopeful that playoff...
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    Getty Jalen Brunson The Chicago Bulls‘ need for a point guard has generated discussions around the New Orleans Pelicans’ Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers’ Dennis Schroder and a few others. With Coby White’s recent injury to his shoulder, the sense of urgency has risen. One name we don’t often hear associated with the Bulls’ point guard needs is...
    Getty Stephen Curry and Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors and Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics during a game in April 2016. Who is the best point guard in NBA history? Is it the league’s all-time assist leader, John Stockton? How about triple-double machine Oscar Robertson or the Western Conference Finals-bound Chris Paul? Former Boston Celtics...
    Getty Garrett Temple is defended by Dennis Schroder during a January 8 game against the Los Angeles Lakers. It’s one of the worst-kept secrets in the entire NBA; the Chicago Bulls‘ need and intention to upgrade at point guard this offseason. Head coach Billy Donovan alternated between Coby White and Tomas Satorasky at the starting spot this season,...
    Getty Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics dribbles the ball against the Indiana Pacers. While his cousin may refute the notion, it appears as though Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics would prefer to go their separate ways — that is, if such a move proves feasible. It’s been reported by The Athletic’s Jared Weiss that some NBA...
    Getty Lauri Markkanen and Thad Young The injury to Coby White only heightens the Chicago Bulls‘ need for a point guard. There were more than a few questioning whether White is Chicago’s answer at point guard, with most leaning toward the negative. With White suffering a labrum injury that may keep him out of action for six months...
    Delta passenger allegedly makes terroristic threats, assaults flight attendants Watergate figure John Dean described the Trump DOJs surveillance of House Democrats as Nixon on stilts and steroids Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr. has been ruled out for Saturday's Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers, the team announced prior to tipoff: © Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports Mike Conley...
    Do the Knicks already have their starting point guard on the roster in Luca Vildoza? Alexander Wilson June 12, 2021 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on reddit Share on email Should the New York Knicks be considering Luca Vildoza as a potential solution to their PG woes? One of the more...
    Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics can have a terrific offseason by making these two big moves this summer. After losing in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, the Boston Celtics need to reevaluate everything when it comes to getting back to playing championship-caliber basketball. Boston saw its long-time president of basketball operations Danny Ainge step...
    The Knicks already have one untested point guard to unlock during 2021-22 season Alexander Wilson June 10, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThe idea of acquiring a star point guard like Damian Lillard or Chris Paul is undoubtedly exciting for the New York Knicks, but they have one untested option currently on the roster they have yet...
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) If the Chicago Bulls want to win the offseason, they can do so with this one trade and one free agency signing. The Chicago Bulls have not made the NBA Playoffs since 2017, and unfortunately for them, the streak continued this season. Even though the Bulls did make a the...
    Getty Los Angeles Lakers' Rob Pelinka & Frank Vogel. During the regular season, there was debate regarding whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers should trade for Toronto Raptors All-Star Kyle Lowry. The veteran point guard is still one of the best in the business and would’ve given the team a legitimate third star. However, the price would’ve...
    Getty Jarrett Jack directs the New York Knicks offense during a game agains the Chicago Bulls in 2018. As the Chicago Bulls watch the NBA Playoffs continue on from home, they’re watching former players left and right shine in new situations, some admittedly more than others. Bobby Portis, Chandler Hutchison, Daniel Gafford, Derrick Rose, Jabari Parker, Jimmy Butler,...
    3 free agent point guards on the Knicks’ radar as we head toward free agency Alexander Wilson June 7, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThe New York Knicks are heading into a competitive off-season full of teams looking to acquire big players. After a successful 2020–21 season, led by All-Star Julius Randle and one of the best...
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    Getty Damian Lillard drives the lane against the Clippers As the opening round of the NBA playoffs draws to a close, more and more teams are begrudgingly entering the next phase of their basketball year — the offseason. And while it remains to be seen if the Clippers will fall into that category — Game 7 against the...
    President Joe Biden says members of the graduating class of 2021 are leaving school at an 'inflection point' that gives them influence to shape the nation and the world around them like few others. Biden's brief video message to graduates was released by the White House under his @POTUS address as the coronavirus pandemic has put a dent in commencement...
    Getty Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schroder. Arguably the biggest decision the Los Angeles Lakers face this offseason is what to do with Dennis Schroder. Despite declining the team’s extension offer during the season, the free-agent point guard continues to put the pressure back on the Lakers, emphasizing he has “unfinished business” as Schroder eyes a return to...
    Dennis Schroder. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Images Lakers guard Dennis Schroder reportedly turned down an $80 million extension from the team. Schroder struggled in the playoffs, failing to raise his game when the injured Lakers needed him. Schroder will be a free agent and looks unlikely to get his wish of $20 million-plus annually. Visit Insider's homepage for more...
    Getty Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics drives to the basket while being guarded by Jalen McDaniels #6 of the Charlotte Hornets. Finding a buyer for Kemba Walker this offseason will undoubtedly prove difficult. Yet, that’s not to say the Boston Celtics won’t give it a try. Brian Robb of Mass Live recently reported that the Cs...
    Getty Kemba Walker #8 of the Boston Celtics drives to the basket while being guarded by Jalen McDaniels #6 of the Charlotte Hornets. Finding a buyer for Kemba Walker this offseason will undoubtedly prove difficult. Yet, that’s not to say the Boston Celtics won’t give it a try. Brian Robb of Mass Live recently reported that the Cs...
    Getty Dennis Schroder brings the ball up for the Los Angeles Lakers during a May 25 game against the Phoenix Suns. Despite falling short in their first playoff series since 2013, the New York Knicks are headed for one of the more anticipated offseasons in recent franchise history. With Immanuel Quickley, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson, and RJ Barrett...
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    Report: Chris Paul plans to decline player option; are Knicks in the mix? Alder Almo June 3, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditIs a 36-year old Chris Paul the answer to the New York Knicks point guard woes? The Knicks’ weakest link had been exposed in the playoffs as Tom Thibodeau scrambled for options at the point...
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    Getty Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets speaks to the media during 2020 NBA All-Star Practice Day on February 15, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Aside from one blip in Game 3, the second-seeded Nets have been cruising in their first-round series against the No. 7 Boston Celtics. Brooklyn has a chance to seal the series with Tuesday’s Game...
    Getty Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics motions to the crowd at the end of the first quarter against the Brooklyn Nets during Game Three of the Eastern Conference first round series. Marcus Smart has done plenty of good during his seven seasons in Beantown. Widely regarded as the emotional leader of the Boston Celtics, Smart has...
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    Getty Coby White It’s easy to love the Chicago Bulls‘ Coby White. He plays hard, looks pretty coachable, and has the potential to become an even more explosive scorer than he has already shown in his two years in the NBA. That said, the Bulls need a purer point guard and a better defensive presence on the ball....
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    Getty Zach LaVine is guarded by Lonzo Ball during a February 10 game against the New Orleans Pelicans. As the NBA playoffs continue on without the Chicago Bulls, some fans have turned their attention to the upcoming offseason, where they’ll look to make a splash in either free agency or via trade. After finishing the year 31-41, and...
    Elfrid Payton starts for the Knicks but has largely been ineffective. Sarah Stier/Getty Images Knicks starting point guard Elfrid Payton played 8 poor minutes in a Game 1 loss to the Hawks. The Knicks had to lean heavily on Derrick Rose off the bench to replace Payton. Tom Thibodeau has started Payton all season but may need to...
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    Emphasizing the importance of their mission ahead in a quickly changing world, President Biden told graduating Coast Guard cadets on Wednesday that "we need you badly - that’s not hyperbole."  Biden, giving his first commencement address as the nation’s commander in chief, urged the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s 2021 graduating class to "go out and be the future" and that...
    Getty Dennis Schroder could leave the Lakers in free agency. The Dennis Schroder saga continues with growing buzz about the competition the Los Angeles Lakers will face this offseason for their starting point guard. Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer reported that multiple NBA executives believe Schroder may not be satisfied with his current role on the Lakers. “Multiple...
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    Nations largest nurses union condemns new CDC guidance on masks Brazil struggles to vaccinate as Covid toll spirals Just days after Kentucky picked up its centerpiece point guard for the 2021 recruiting class in TyTy Washington, former Wildcats point guard signee Nolan Hickman announced Saturday that he is officially headed to another blueblood across the country. Hickman, a top-30...
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    Getty Coby White handles the ball in a February 3 matchup against the New York Knicks. At the start of the season, one of the primary questions surrounding the Chicago Bulls was whether Coby White is a starting point guard in the NBA — let alone as a point guard. The uncertainty regarding what backcourt role White has...
    Getty Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons during a May game against the Indiana Pacers. Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has already accomplished a lot in his short NBA career. The 24-year-old former number one overall pick is a three-time All-Star, won the 2017-2018 Rookie of the Year award, and could add a Defensive Player of the...
    Getty Mike Conley is a name to watch in free agency. Pending Dennis Schroder’s free-agent decision, the Los Angeles Lakers could have a point guard vacancy to fill this offseason. Enter Mike Conley who is coming off the first long-awaited All-Star appearance of his career. Conley will be a free agent this summer and will likely be...
    Getty LeBron James is still a big fan of Chris Paul. LeBron James’ friendship with Chris Paul has been well-documented, but it has taken on an added meaning given the Los Angeles Lakers may have a point guard vacancy pending Dennis Schroder’s free-agent decision this summer. Paul’s contract with the Suns runs through 2022, but the point guard...
    Getty Andre Drummond & Alex Caruso guarding Luka Doncic. With LeBron James and Dennis Schroder both out for the Los Angeles Lakers, the starting point guard duties have fallen to Alex Caruso. The young guard hasn’t started a lot of games over the past couple of seasons as he’s primarily a key role player. That said, he’s been...