Friday Jul 11
The Washington Post
Most NBA teams would be wise to wait until next summer to go on free agent spending sprees
Now that LeBron James has returned to Cleveland and the free agent market is no longer in a state of flux, NBA teams must decide whether to pursue the remaining second-tier players this summer or wait until next year's crop of free agents to bolster their rosters After James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh, there is a steep drop-off in the market ... (more)
Report: Stephenson interested in Lakers, Mavs
ESPN reports that Indiana Pacers free agent guard Lance Stephenson is exploring options after hitting an impasse in negotiations with the Pacers, and that two Western Conference teams, the Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers are among his suitors.
"What are We Gonna do Now?"
Well, the NBA free agency courtship period started at midnight, and the current Cavs roster currently doesn't look much better than the ones that we've been forced to watch for the last four years.
The Indianapolis Star
Free agent ranks: Stephenson, Hayward close
NBA free agency: Lance Stephenson, Gordon Hayward are among those available How do the Pacer and former Brownsburg and Butler star compare? Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1ltDVBl Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers and Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz can talk to NBA teams starting Tuesday.
Indiana Pacers 2013-14 Player Review: Ian Mahinmi
Experiencing a bump in productivity following the signing of Andrew Bynum, can it be said that Ian Mahinmi provides an adequate return on investment for the Indiana Pacers? 77 GP, 16.2 MP, 2.5 FGA, .481 FG%, 1.9 FTA, .621 FT%, 1.4 ORB, 3.3 TRB, 0.9 BLK, 0.8 TOV, 2.7 PF, 3.5 PTS 77 GP, 1248 MP, 5.5 FGA, .481 FG%, 4.2 FTA, .621 FT%, 3.1 ORB, 7.4 TRB, ... (more)
Jerardi's take on the NBA draft
THE FIRST HOUR of this NBA draft was very confusing. I kept waiting for one of the teams to take some player who would outrage the ESPN crew, a pick so bad that fans who never watched a college game would know it was stupid.
Lakers select Kentucky's Randle with 7th pick
The Lakers began their rebuilding process from their worst season in more than 50 years by choosing Randle, the 6-foot-9 power forward with impressive physical skills and relentless rebounding prowess.
Lake Show Life
Drafting Safe Isn't Always Best: Bogut and Bynum
Mar 11, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers center Andrew Bynum shoots a free throw against the Boston Celtics at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Lake Show Life
The NBA Draft and the Importance of Taking Chances
Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; A general view of the top ten draft picks on the main board as seen during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.
Lake Show Life
Joel Embiid and Andrew Bynum are Not the Same Person
Dec 21, 2013; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks center Joel Embiid celebrates after scoring during the second half of the game against the Georgetown Hoyas at Allen Fieldhouse.
Sports Media 101
2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Andrew Bynum
Knicks 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Knicks as a part of Sports Media 101 .
What the Pacers can learn from the Spurs' dismantling of Heat
As the clock wound down on game five of the NBA Finals last night , Sunday, June 15, it was almost like looking at a mirror image of the Eastern Conference Finals.