Could Deron Williams become a King? 

December, 20, 2014
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The Brooklyn Nets reportedly are willing to part with Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and Deron Williams should proper deals come their way. Well, Saturday came a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports claiming the Sacramento Kings have called the Nets regarding Williams. Per Wojnarowski, nothing is close to getting done.

Goran Dragic's trade market 

December, 20, 2014
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Phoenix Suns starting point guard Goran Dragic has been in the rumor mill for a few months since he can become a free agent in July by declining his $7.5 million player option for 2015-16. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, several teams have interest in Dragic. For his part, he is only thinking about helping the Suns win this season.

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When Kawhi Leonard may return 

December, 20, 2014
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Kawhi Leonard hurt his right hand on Dec. 9 and after dealing with it for 10 days the medical staff decided it was best for him to sit, so the torn ligament can heal. So, when might he return to the active roster?

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Mavs intrigue Jermaine O'Neal 

December, 20, 2014
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UPDATE: From ESPN.com's Marc Stein: "Sources told ESPN.com that Jermaine O'Neal ... is 'highly intrigued' by the idea of joining the Mavericks as a free agent in the wake of the Rondo deal."

Other teams watching O'Neal are Cleveland, Golden State and LA Clippers.
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The Dallas Mavericks acquired Rajon Rondo Thursday night which upgraded the point guard position, but the deal left them vulnerable in the frontcourt as backup center/forward Brandan Wright was part of the package going to the Boston Celtics.

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Why Pelicans waived Gal Mekel 

December, 20, 2014
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The New Orleans Pelicans made somewhat of a surprising transaction on Friday when they released backup point guard Gal Mekel. Head coach Monty Williams met with the media and explained why the move was made. Williams also mentioned the possibility that Mekel could be re-signed at some point later on in the season.

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Why Ainge will likely trade a big man 

December, 19, 2014
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Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge finally dealt Rajon Rondo on Thursday after two years of rumors and speculation. Ainge landed forward/center Brandan Wright as part of the package from the Dallas Mavericks and his acquisition will likely lead Ainge to send out a big man.

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Could Brewer soon land with Rockets? 

December, 19, 2014
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The Minnesota Timberwolves have put swingman Corey Brewer back in the trade market, per ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst. The Houston Rockets have been hot for Brewer for a while and a deal may get completed soon.


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More Melo shut down talk 

December, 19, 2014
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Nine days ago Carmelo Anthony mentioned that a few people around him are saying he should sit out some games to help with the sore right knee. Anthony doesn't want to sit out games, but he did on Thursday and more might be coming.

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Stan Van Gundy targets more energy 

December, 19, 2014
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The Detroit Pistons are 5-21 after 26 games and to no surprise president of basketball operations/head coach Stan Van Gundy is on the phone talking trades to improve the roster. So, what area is Van Gundy targeting?

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Nicolas Batum may miss some games 

December, 19, 2014
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Nicolas Batum was in a lot of pain on Thursday thanks to a nasty fall on Wednesday due a Flagrant 2 foul from Milwaukee's Larry Sanders when the Portland Trail Blazers starting small forward was driving towards the basket. Batum's status is uncertain for Friday's game against the San Antonio Spurs as the team is listing him as questionable.

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Lance Stephenson off market, for now 

December, 19, 2014
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The Charlotte Hornets have reportedly made calls around the league offering up Lance Stephenson, but they have yet to receive a suitable offer. With that in mind, the team has decided to keep the shooting guard "for now," reports ESPN.com's Chris Broussard and Ramona Shelburne.

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Chondromalacia benches Andrew Bogut 

December, 19, 2014
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Golden State Warriors starting center Andrew Bogut has missed the last five games due to what the team is calling "right knee chondromalacia/bone edema" and he likely won't return to the active roster for a few more weeks. Bogut had a PRP (platelet-rich plasma) procedure and now he needs to rest the knee.

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Could Rajon Rondo land in Big D? 

December, 18, 2014
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The Rajon Rondo rumors have been going on for almost two years and Wednesday came word from ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the Dallas Mavericks are pushing hard for the point guard.

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Corey Brewer back on the block 

December, 18, 2014
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Corey Brewer has been in the rumor mill for that last few months since a good number of teams are in need of a wing defender, but Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations/head coach Flip Saunders has publicly stated he's not willing to trade the swingman. Well, Saunders may be changing his mind, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst.

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Crawford splits from Miller; downplays trade speculation 

December, 18, 2014
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December has not been a good month for agent Andy Miller as we have reports has he been dumped by Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas and now a player on the Los Angeles Clippers. According to Chris Haynes of Northeast Ohio Media Group, that player is Jamal Crawford.

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