Dec 06, 2013 11:18 PM EST
The New York Knicks have zero intention of trading Carmelo Anthony no matter his feelings about free agency in the offseason, according to sources.
Anthony has been adamant that he wants to make his situation work with the Knicks.
Reports recently have stated Anthony could sign elsewhere as a free agent in July given the Knicks' struggles this season.
Dec 06, 2013 4:37 PM EST
Kobe Bryant announced that he will return on Sunday against the Toronto Raptors.
Bryant tore his Achilles last April.
Bryant recently signed a two-year extension with the Lakers that virtually guarantees he will retire with the franchise.
Dec 07, 2013 2:08 PM EST
Luol Deng could miss the Chicago Bulls' game on Saturday against the Detroit Pistons with a sore calf.
Deng has scored 20 or more points in six straight games for the first time in his career.
The Bulls are unsure when Deng suffered the injury.
Dec 06, 2013 12:58 PM EST
The Houston Rockets have ramped up trade discussions involving Omer Asik.
The Rockets are looking to move Asik has he and Dwight Howard have proven to be incompatible on the floor together.
The Rockets will target a trade between Dec. 15 and Dec. 19, which would allow the players involved to be traded again before the Feb. 20 deadline.
Sam Amick of USA Today reports that the Rockets continue to search for a lottery pick in exchange for Asik.
Dec 06, 2013 11:29 PM EST
Danny Granger returned to the Indiana Pacers' practice on Friday -- his first live participation in weeks after suffering a calf injury.
“I feel good,” Granger said. “I was running, sprinting, playing live for about an hour, so I felt really good.”
“(The Pacers’ trainers are) kind of holding me back and I think they know best. If it was up to me, I’d be playing, but like I said, they know best. That’s just me talking from my competitive side. I practiced today, so obviously I’m not far away.”
Over the past week, Granger has picked up his activity with on-court jogging and “increased intensity shooting,” which Frank Vogel described as sprinting to spots on the floor, then shooting.
“It was his first action back,” Vogel said. “He’s a ways away, though.”
Dec 07, 2013 2:06 PM EST
The Sacramento Kings recalled center Hamady Ndiaye from the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Reno Bighorns.
Ndiaye will rejoin the Kings at the Utah Jazz for Saturday's game in EnergySolutions Arena.
Ndiaye recorded seven points (2-4 FG, 3-6 FT), a team-high-tying seven rebounds, two assists and four blocks in 24 minutes starting for the Bighorns in Reno’s first win of the season
Dec 07, 2013 1:46 PM EST
Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos Piraeus has been named Euroleague MVP for Week 8 of the regular season.
Spanoulis scored 24 points to go with seven assists and two rebounds in Olympiacos' 105-103 win over Bayern Munich in overtime.
Dec 06, 2013 12:47 PM EST
Rajon Rondo is getting closer to returning from a torn ACL and his future with the Boston Celtics remains uncertain.
Rondo has long been mentioned in trade rumors and is eligible for free agency in 2015.
"Whether he stays in Boston or not who knows," said Rondo's high school coach, Steve Smith of Oak Hill Academy. "I know, talking to Melo (Carmelo Anthony), he's recruiting Rajon to come to New York. Melo thinks he'll come too. You never know about that stuff though. I think either way, Rajon will be fine."
Dec 07, 2013 2:36 AM EST
Kyle Korver set the NBA record for most three-pointers made consecutively at 90 straight games on Friday.
Korver surpassed Dana Barros, who hit at least one three-pointer in 89 consecutive contests.
Korver scored 10 points and knocked down two three-pointers in the Atlanta Hawks' win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday.
Dec 06, 2013 12:04 PM EST
The Miami Heat are in trade discussion as they search for backcourt depth with Dwyane Wade playing on a limited basis.
Wade missed his fifth game of the season on Thursday.
The Heat routinely started Mike Miller in the absence of Wade last season, but they used their amnesty provision upon him to save approximately $17 million in taxes.
Nate Robinson recently made comments saying he believes that the NBA's referees "hate" him in their officiating.
Hamady Ndiaye is averaging 5.8 minutes per game in nine appearances this seaosn with the Kings.
Kobe Bryant ruled himself out of Friday's game against the Sacramento Kings.
This will be Hamady Ndiaye's fourth D-League team over the course of his career.
The Thunder remain an elite team, but whether they can make a title run again remains unknown.
Charlie Westbrook was in training camp this season with the Heat.
Jared Cunningham appeared in five games for the Jam, all starts, and averaged 15.0 points, 4.6 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 34.4 minutes.
Shawne Williams, Xavier Henry and Ryan Kelly are also Lakers on non-guaranteed deals.
Kobe Bryant practiced for the third consecutive day on Thursday and felt improvement in his left ankle.
Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker each average over 30 minutes per game at the position Alex Murphy would play.
Jason Kidd was asked to evaluate himself as Nets' head coach following the team's 113-83 blowout loss to the Knicks on Thursday night.
Henry Sims and Carrick Felix have played sparingly for the Cavaliers this season.
Dewayne Dedmon appeared in four games with the Warriors, logging a total of six minutes.
In this episode of RealGM Radio, host Daniel Leroux talks with Sam Amick of USA Today, CBAFaq.com's Larry Coon and Charles Modiano of RealGM.
Derrick Rose said he hasn't ruled out returning for the playoffs.
"You could live and work in anonymity in L.A.," Olshey told Yahoo Sports, "but it's different here. At one point, the Dalai Lama was here and our president, Chris McGowan, and I presented him with a Blazers jersey. I wouldn't have even been on the list to
The pairing of Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis was ill-fitted.
Rajon Rondo has not been cleared for 5-on-5 basketball.
Carmelo Anthony said he hasn't talked about his future plans to those close to him.
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