The number of trade rumors is slowly declining as the NBA 2016-17 regular season draws near, and teams have, more or less, settled into their current rosters, evaluating the future of the team, but at the same time preparing for practice camp. Here are some of the latest trade rumors for 2016- 17 NBA Season.
1. Russell Westbrook to New York Knicks
Inquisitr reports a trade rumor involving three players between the New York Knicks and the Oklahoma City Thunder. In particular, it is speculated that Derrick Rose and Kristaps Porzingis will be traded to the Knicks in exchange for superstar point guard Russell Westbrook. more >>
Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins and New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis are among the centers in the league who have the potential to dominate in the 2016-17 NBA season. Cousins is more experienced than Davis, but they possess almost identical stats. Who is the better center?
Cousins vs Davis
Halk Halkias of SportsBlog wrote that he would prefer Davis over Cousins mainly because of their on- and off-court attitude. He explained that Cousins performed well in the past seasons but he has the tendency to hurt his team because of his foul attitude and body language. He stressed that the 26-year-old center of the Kings easily gets mad at his teammates and yells at refs when something goes wrong. more >>
Since two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry rose to fame, some sports analysts and fans compared his basketball talents to 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Allen Iverson. In a recent interview, Iverson affirmed that the Golden State Warriors superstar would be his toughest competition if he is still active in the NBA today.
Curry as Iverson's Biggest Rival
Iverson told FN that he would surely find a hard time guarding Curry if he is still playing for the league. He commented that Curry is the toughest player to guard on the NBA court at present. He also mentioned Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City Thunder and Kyrie Irving of Cleveland Cavaliers as the players who have the same wavelength with Curry. more >>
As NBA teams prepare for practice camp before the start of the regular season, the trade rumor mill continues to produce new stories. Most of these rumors, however, focus around a few individuals, such as Chris Bosh, DeMarcus Cousins and the players involved in the front court log jam of the Sixers. Here are some of the latest rumors.
1. Chris Bosh to Denver Nuggets
Chris Bosh has been the subject of NBA trade rumors ever since he announced he is healthy enough to play, at least by his own judgment. Most of these rumors actually point to Bosh no longer going back to Miami Heat, but being traded elsewhere. more >>
A few years ago, one of WWE's prized factions broke up. The Shield, a sort-of revolutionary entity, became a dominant force in the ring, plowing through the likes of Triple H, Randy Orton and the Undertaker. They were mostly branded as heels throughout their run, but the WWE Universe enjoyed their presence.
That all changed when Vince McMahon decided these men need an individual push. They have been chasing and winning championships ever since, albeit facing different adversities. With their storylines beginning to align once again, however, it looks like the Hounds of Justice are being built up for a reunion.
The breakup more >>
Jeremy Lin kicked off his 4th Annual Fan Appreciation Event on Sept. 14 by giving away free autographed merchandise and answering questions via Facebook Live. The Brooklyn Nets point guard made interesting revelations including his favorite Bible verse for the 2016-17 NBA season.
During the Facebook Live broadcast, a fan asked Lin about his favorite Bible verses when it comes to faith. The 28-year-old NBA star, who is known for his public expression of Christianity, answered that his favorite Bible scripture varies every year because he feels like he has been going through different stages. more >>