Basketball Wiretap

Carmelo Anthony Not Talking No-Trade Clause With Knicks Unless They Present Deal
Carmelo Anthony continues to prefer remaining with the Knicks through the trade deadline.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Spurs Tried To Trade For Stanley Johnson With Low Offer
Detroit were split in their draft room between Stanley Johnson and Devin Booker in 2015.

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Jahlil Okafor Rejoins 76ers After Trade Fails To Materialize
The 76ers shelved Jahlil Okafor in order to create the best trade offer possible leading to the All-Star break, league sources speculate.

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Pistons Have Solicited Trade Offers For Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson
Andre Drummond is less likely to be traded before the deadline than Reggie Jackson.

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Anthony Davis: I Don't Plan On Leaving Pelicans
Asked if he thought a change of scenery in another NBA market might be best-suited for his career, Anthony Davis maintained his loyalty to the Pelicans.

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Thunder Sought Patterson, Powell, No. 9 From Raptors For Ibaka In June
The Thunder asked for Patrick Patterson, Norman Powell and the No. 9 overall pick that became Jakob Poeltl from the Raptors.

Ryan Wolstat/Toronto Sun

Magic Johnson Wants To Hire Kobe Bryant For Front Office Job With Lakers
Magic Johnson has been vocal in saying that he'd like to "call the shots" and that the front office must work together.


Raptors Acquire Serge Ibaka From Magic For Terrence Ross, 1st Rounder
The Raptors are finalizing a trade to acquire Serge Ibaka from the Magic.

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Rob Hennigan: The Criticism Is Warranted
While Rob Hennigan will be evaluated as general manager of the Magic by Alex Martins in the offseason, he admitted the criticism he has received is valid.

Mike Bianchi/Orlando Sentinel

Hawks On Record That Paul Millsap Won't Be Traded
Paul Millsap said Monday that he was relieved to know his immediate future with the latest acknowledgement.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cavs Trade Chris Andersen To Hornets
The Cavaliers have traded the contract of Chris Andersen and cash considerations to the Hornets for a protected second round pick.

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Briante Weber To Sign 2nd 10-Day Contract With Warriors
Briante Weber received interest from four teams about signing him in the interim.

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Hornets To Sign Mike Tobey To 2nd 10-Day Contract
Mike Tobey has yet to appear in a game with the Hornets.

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Blazers Determined To Trade Festus Ezeli By Deadline
Festus Ezeli is in the first year of a two-year deal for Ezeli that pays $7.4 million this season but is guaranteed for only $1 million next season.

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Raptors, Clippers Interested In Trading For Danilo Gallinari
There is a growing belief the Nuggets are prepared trade Danilo Gallinari before the deadline.

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Magic Ramp Up Trade Talks On Serge Ibaka
The Magic are fielding calls from a handful of teams on Serge Ibaka after realizing re-signing him will be tougher than initially expected.

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Blazers Acquire Jusuf Nurkic, 1st Rounder From Nuggets For Mason Plumlee
Portland owns three picks in the talent-rich 2017 NBA draft, including its own, Cleveland’s and Memphis' via the deal with Denver.

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Jahlil Okafor Trade Talks Gain Momentum
Jahlil Okafor is averaging 13.6 points and 4.8 rebounds in 24.6 minutes per game in February.

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Magic Will Wait To Evaluate Rob Hennigan Until After Season
Rob Hennigan is in his fifth season as general manager of the Magic.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

Exec: Oakley Situation Has Elevated Existing Wariness For Players Of Knicks
James Dolan was a big reason why Kevin Durant never considered coming to the Knicks as a free agent in the 2016 offseason, according to one executive.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Knicks Won't Opt-Out Of Contract With Phil Jackson
Phil Jackson continues to have full control of player personnel over the Knicks and James Dolan is continuing to not mettle in these issues.

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Magic Johnson Hopes To 'Call The Shots' With Lakers, Studying CBA
Magic Johnson said the decision on his role rests solely with Jeanie Buss as Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak remain in the front office.

Josh Peter/USA Today

Carmelo Anthony May Wait Out Phil Jackson With Knicks
Carmelo Anthony feels like the Knicks are still his team.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Heat Intrigued By Serge Ibaka
Serge Ibaka will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason and the Magic are willing to consider offers.

Barry Jackson/Miami Herald

Hawks Uninterested In Making Major Deadline Move
The Hawks appeared close to dealing Paul Millsap shortly after New Year's before pulling him from the market.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Cavs To Sign Derrick Williams To 10-Day Contract
Derrick Williams averaged 5.9 points and 2.9 rebounds in 25 games (11 starts) for Miami this season.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Carmelo Anthony's Resolve To Remain With Knicks Hardening With Jackson's Comments
Carmelo Anthony has privately told teammates that he'll refuse to let Phil Jackson run him off the Knicks.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Hawks Sign Lamar Patterson To 2nd 10-Day Contract
Lamar Patterson has appeared in three games for the Hawks, averaging 2.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.8 minutes.

RealGM Staff Report

Magic Johnson Not Expected To Handle GM Duties With Lakers
Magic Johnson was hired to advise and not do the heavy lifting of scouting and plotting out maneuvers.

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Agent: Mitch Kupchak Is NBA's Only GM Who Doesn't Engage Before July 1st
Magic Johnson has heard from agents and executives from other teams that Mitch Kupchak's deliberate style can be frustrating to deal with and has likely been the reason for the free agency struggles.

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