NBA WiretapJanuary 2012 NBA Wiretap

Deron Williams Looking To Score More Than Facilitate
Deron Williams is averaging 22.1 points per game over the Nets’ last nine games.

New York Post

Clippers Recall Bledsoe From Bakersfield
In two games with the Jam, Eric Bledsoe averaged 12.5 points and 8.5 assists in 21.0 minutes per game.

RealGM Staff Report

Shumpert Shows Signs Of Wearing Down
The demands and physical toll of the condensed schedule have caught up to Iman Shumpert.

Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Biyombo Learning Bobcats' Defensive Concepts
Bismack Biyombo is spending his rookie year with the Bobcats learning defensive concepts while he improves his fundamental skills.

Charlotte Observer

Nets Recall Jordan Williams From D-League
Jordan Williams appeared in six games with the Armor, all starts, and averaged 10.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 32 minutes.

RealGM Staff Report

Lakers Reportedly Reached Out To Gilbert Arenas
The Lakers have reportedly reached out to Gilbert Arenas.

Los Angeles Daily News

Source: Sixers Inquired About Amar'e Stoudemire
The Sixers have called about Amar’e Stoudemire, according to a source.

John Finger/

Billups Wants Kenyon Martin To Join Clippers
In addition to the Clippers, Kenyon Martin has received at least some level of interest from the Knicks, Heat, Spurs and Hawks.

Los Angeles Times

Celtics Reportedly Interested In Chris Kaman
According to a source, the Celtics are interested in trading for Chris Kaman, who has been placed on the trading block by the Hornets.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Silas Unsure Of Kemba Walker's Natural Position
Kemba Walker has split time between both guard positions.

Sporting News

Carmelo To Sit Next Two Games
After watching Carmelo Anthony struggle from game to game recently, the Knicks have decided to sit their leading scorer for two more games.

New York Times

Stephen Jackson Suspended One Game For Verbally Abusing Official
Bucks forward Stephen Jackson has been suspended one game for verbally abusing an official after Friday's loss to the Bulls.


Batum Not Bothered By Failed Contract Extension
Nicolas Batum said he is focused on the rest of the season.


Hawes Aiming To Return Saturday Against Pistons
The Sixers are 2-4 without starting center Spencer Hawes.

Clippers Waive Courtney Fortson
The Clippers waived D-League call-up Courtney Fortson.

John Wareham/Los Angeles Daily News

Wolves Visited Cryotherapy Clinic
The Wolves visited a cryotherapy clinic Tuesday before their game against the Mavericks.

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Lost Estimated $5.5 Billion In Net Worth Last Year
Mikhail Prokhorov’s net worth dropped somewhere in the neighborhood of $5.5 billion last year, according to Forbes.

Howard Rips Teammates For Lack Of Effort
Dwight Howard criticized his teammates after a lopsided 93-67 loss to the Hornets.

Brian Schmitz/Orlando Sentinel

Knicks, Heat Among Teams Pursuing Kenyon Martin
Kenyon Martin averaged 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Nuggets last season.

Chris Broussard/ESPN The Magazine

Deng Could Be Week Away From Return
Luol Deng is aiming to return next week.

Mike McGraw/Arlington Heights Daily Herald

Bulls Release Mike James, Possibly Making Room For Big Man
The Bulls released backup point guard Mike James, cutting their roster to 13 players.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Sources: Raptors Open To Trading Calderon
The Raptors would be willing to trade Jose Calderon in the right deal, sources say.

Pacers Unapologetic About Celebration Following Chicago Win
Roy Hibbert admitted that winning there was somewhat special.

Andrew Perna/RealGM

Hornets To Pursue Trade Of Chris Kaman
The Hornets will stop playing Chris Kaman as they look for a trade.

RealGM Staff Report

Teague Maturing As Kentucky's Floor General
Marquis Teague initially struggled to adjust to the college game.

Zeller Making Concerted Effort To Battle For Rebounds
Tyler Zeller has recorded six double-doubles over his last 10 games.

Robbi Pickeral/

Clippers Waive Courtney Fortson
Courtney Fortson scored a career-high 13 points on Jan. 17 vs. Utah.

RealGM Staff Report

Trey Johnson Waived By Hornets
Trey Johnson appeared in 11 regular season games this season, averaging 1.9 points and 1.1 rebounds per game in 5.5 minutes.

RealGM Staff Report

Bogut Out 8-12 Weeks With Injured Left Ankle
Andrew Bogut sustained the injured on Wednesday in a win at Houston.

RealGM Staff Report

Bargnani Out Indefinitely With Strained Left Calf
Andrea Bargnani originally injured his calf on January 11 against Sacramento.