Lakers Nab Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

While the move ultimately ended up fruitless for the Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey certainly didn’t die trying in opening up cap space to attempt to sign Chris Bosh. Jeremy Lin, who was the Rockets’ sixth man last season and his $15 million salary were considered superfluous to Morey’s needs and was sent to the Lakers, along with a first-round draft Continue Reading →

Isaiah Thomas Joins The Suns — NBA Fans Say “Huh?”

Isaiah Thomas

There have been some wacky deals so far in the NBA offseason. Jodie Meeks for $19 million over three years. Ben Gordon for $9 million over two years. Channing Frye for $32 million over four years. Jordan Hill for $18 million over two years. But no single deal raised as big of a ‘WTF’ than the Kings agreeing to let Continue Reading →

Cavaliers Trade Jarrett Jack, Clear Cap Space For LeBron James

Jarrett Jack

Was this move the final swipe for LeBron James to return home to Cleveland? I guess by the time you’re reading this, we may know the answer, but regardless of where The King plies his trade this coming season, there’s the fantasy value of Jarrett Jack, Tyler Zeller, Marcus Thornton and Sergey Karasev to consider. First of all, here’s the Continue Reading →

Northern Samba — Lucas Nogueira And Lou Williams Head To Toronto

Lucas Nogueira

On the eve of free agency, two of the smarter general managers in the NBA have whipped their wands around to conjure up a deal that helps both of their franchises. The Raptors’ Masai Ujiri and the Hawks’ Danny Ferry orchestrated a trade sending Lou Williams¬†and Lucas Nogueira up north in exchange for John Salmons. For a trade containing no Continue Reading →

Pierre Jackson Is A Sixer, Again

Drafted with the 44th pick in the 2013 draft, Pierre Jackson still has yet to suit up in an NBA game. During the 2013 Draft, he was shipped along with Jrue Holiday to New Orleans in exchange for Nerlens Noel and a first-round pick (which turned out to be Dario Saric). After not coming to an agreement with the Pelicans, Continue Reading →

The Circle Of Life — Arron Afflalo Back In Denver

Arron Afflalo

Kicking off the madness that was the 2014 NBA Draft were the Orlando Magic and the Denver Nuggets, orchestrating a trade sending Arron Afflalo back to Denver in exchange for Evan Fournier and pick 56 in the draft, which Orlando used to select Roy Devyn Marble out of Iowa. The initial reaction to this deal, which went through just hours Continue Reading →

Tyson Chandler Back To Big D — A Five Man Deal

Tyson Chandler

How long since the NBA Finals ended? It feels like we’ve had no respite from NBA action, not that that’s a bad thing. Dallas owner Mark Cuban wanted Tyson Chandler to come back ‘home’ and he got his way today as the first deal of the offseason went down. First, what went down. Dallas acquired — Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton Continue Reading →

Omer Asik Is Finally Traded — What Does It Mean?

omer asik

Ever since GM Daryl Morey got his sticky fingers on Dwight Howard, Omer Asik tenure in Houston was going to be limited.¬†Today, finally, the move happened. After much posturing early last season, where Asik’s name dominated headlines, finally Morey and the big man from Turkey got their way and he is on his way out of H-Town. In addition to Continue Reading →

Marcin Gortat To The Wizards – What Does It Mean?

Well, here it is, the first trade of significance of the NBA season. What does it mean for the league and teams involved from a fantasy perspective? Before we go into the breakdown, here’s a reminder on what actually happened during the trade, as reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Washington Wizards Receive Marcin Gortat, C Shannon Brown, SG Malcolm Lee, Continue Reading →