The story line garnering the most interest going into the 2016-17 NBA season is how the young Los Angeles Lakers will look. Many believe that point guard D’Angelo Russell and small forward Brandon Ingram are future stars for the Lakers, but there is a chance they one of them won’t be starting next season.
At this moment, it seems that the relationship between the Miami Heat and forward Chris Bosh is very strained.
Matthew Dellavedova: Leaving Cleveland was tough, but I’m excited about the opportunity with the Bucks
As the Cleveland Cavaliers prepare to defend their NBA championship this season, they are going to miss a key player from their defensive game plan. Point guard Matthew Dellavedova is no longer with the Cavs after he decided to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks during free agency in hopes of becoming a starter in the NBA.
On Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder made a deal with the Denver Nuggets to acquire forward Joffrey Lauvergne. With that move, the Thunder added more depth to an impressive front-court led by Enes Kanter and Steven Adams.
Doing defenders dirty is what Jamal Crawford does. Throughout his NBA career he has effortlessly embarrassed NBA player after NBA player. Just ask Rudy Gay, he knows all about this.
When the Boston Celtics drafted guard Avery Bradley back in 2010, he came with a reputation of being a very good defender. Since his arrival, Bradley has lived up to the expectations on the defensive end, but now he wants to take that next step.
With the start of NBA training camp a few months away, teams are beginning to pay close attention to their injured players. The Memphis Grizzlies are no different as they have been watching how well All-Star center Marc Gasol recovers from his foot injury.
For the past few days, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has been in the headlines. Wall raised plenty of eyebrows when he talked about his on the court relationship with guard Bradley Beal.
The Charlotte Hornets had a very impressive 2015-16 season, which included a playoff berth. Going into next season, the Hornets are looking to take that next step.
Now that Russell Westbrook has re-signed with the Thunder, Blake Griffin is the most interesting player that will be a free agent next summer. Despite being suspended for punching a Clippers team manager and having a bone marrow procedure, there is interest in Griffin.