The NBA 2016-17 season is fast approaching, and most teams are near completion when it comes to their rosters. At this point in the off-season, trades are unlikely to happen. That's because coaches are more likely to get a feel for their current squad as the season starts, and make decisions from there.
In other words, teams will evaluate their current roster at the start of the season. As games progress, coaches will have a better idea about their team's weaknesses, strengths, needs, as well as learn more about other teams and their players.
Despite this, rumors still abound and many experts and regular fans speculate that the following players will be traded within the 2016-17 regular season. more >>
American competitive swimmer Michael Phelps and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt both bid farewell to their respective Olympic careers after the Rio 2016. The retirement of the two great athletes who fulfilled all lofty expectations ignited debates and comparisons.
Michael Phelps vs. Usain Bolt
Phelps ended his glorious Olympic career with 28 medals, cementing his status as the most decorated athlete in the history of the international sporting event. He holds the all-time high record of 23 Olympic gold medals in 30 events of his five Olympic appearances. The 31-year-old swimmer is also the long course world record holder in the 200-meter butterfly, 100-meter butterfly and 400-meter individual medley. more >>
Golden State Warriors earned the super-team label this free agency period after signing Kevin Durant to play alongside with All-Star players Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. The controversial move made sports analysts predict that the elite team-up will make the franchise unbeatable in the upcoming seasons.
But San Antonio Spurs icon David Robinson recently contested the projections. The retired basketball star believed that the super team-up of Curry, Durant, Thompson and Green will not live up to expectations.
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Old Boys are prepping to acquire Lionel Messi. The Newell club housed Messi when he was a very young talent. Now the Argentine squad is out to reclaim their own. There is a possibility that Newell will have a chance to sign Messi in two year's time.
Messi likes the idea of donning Old Boys jersey again
It seems that Newell's vice president Cristian D'Amico took Messi's statement that he wants to play again in Argentina. Messi said that it is a consideration to specifically play with Newell again at some point. Although not thoroughly detailed, Messi emphasized that anything can happen. The idea of return to Newell isn't bad either. more >>
For 27-year-old Derrick Rose, a new era has come to New York.
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Seth Curry is probably one of the underrated prospects in the upcoming NBA 2016-17 season. It is not an issue with Dallas Mavericks who plans to hone pick-and-rolls with Steph's younger brother. The Mavs are right on track to field in Seth this season with a two-year $6 million contract.
Dallas Mavericks had Curry's limited sample
Admittedly, Seth Curry has limited exposure in his blossoming NBA career. Some fans are not convinced that he can play in the elite level, thanks to constant comparison with his brother Stephen Curry. more >>