When the NY Knicks are heading into an offseason with cap space, it means they’re going to be linked to every superstar in the league. It typically leads to photoshopped images, exaggerated “news” reports, and “hypothetical” articles about “trade packages” for superstars who aren’t even being made available. NY Knicks:...
If the New Orleans Pelicans want to salvage their relationship with Zion Williamson, they must hire one of these three candidates to be his next head coach. The New Orleans Pelicans were the biggest winners of the 2019 offseason, as they won the NBA Draft Lottery to earn the right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson. However, he has not surrounded by the best head coaches in his short time in the pros. Alvin Gentry was fired after failing to make the playoffs in the Orlando bubble in Zion’s rookie year, and Stan Van Gundy was let go after one season under his belt.
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The Dallas Mavericks initially brought Kristaps Porzingis to town to pair with Luka Doncic and build a winner. After a short tenure, Porzingis could be on his way out of town and onto his third team. We saw the drama surrounding Porzingis when he was a member of the New York Knicks and, of course, the Knicks were blamed. It turns out that Porzingis might be the issue and has found himself in NBA trade rumors.
Generally speaking, Memphis Grizzlies fans are in a happy place at the moment. They’ve got a young coach in Taylor Jenkins who had his team punching above their weight class all season long and a roster full of players with limitless potential. The Grizzlies finished 38-34, earning entrance to the...
The New Orleans Pelicans are looking for a new head coach once again and this time they will do so with Zion Williamson‘s future contract in mind. There have been some minor rumblings that Zion (or one of his cousins or aunt or something) is unhappy with the direction of the New Orleans Pelicans, though these rumors have no names attached to them as usual.
Zion Williamson news seems to be everywhere the last day or so. First, there’s the suggestion that his family would like him to be out of New Orleans. Then there’s the suggestion that Stan Van Gundy was fired to placate the young star. There are persistent rumors about his wanting to play for the New York Knicks. And finally, the franchise is supposedly looking to move.
The Athletic had the NBA community buzzing on Thursday over their latest report involving New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson. According to a report from The Athletic, there are some members in Williamson’s family who want him out of New Orleans. They’re not fond of the roster that David Griffin is building. It also doesn’t help that Zion has already dealt with two head coaches in just two seasons.
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August is going to be an extremely exciting and entertaining month for the New York Knicks as they look to bolster their team with plenty of resources to capitalize on. With upwards of $60+ million available in funds, they can target the cream of the crop in free agency, but there’s also a chance they consider executing a trade for a bonafide star.
Brand new President of Basketball Operations Brad Stevens is unafraid of making major changes to the Boston Celtics roster, as evidenced by his blockbuster deal with OKC headlined by swapping Kemba Walker with Al Horford. That move is likely the first domino of many to fall. Getting off of Walker’s...
The latest buzz out of New Orleans is that Zion Williamson’s family wants him traded from the Pelicans. Let’s look
Are Zion Williamson’s days in New Orleans numbered? According to Shams Charania, Joe Vardon and William Guillory of The Athletic, Zion’s family is suggesting that they “want Williamson on another team.”. “The Pels made changes to their support staff to fit Williamson’s wishes over the offseason, and he returned in...
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Zion Williamson had a remarkable second season in the NBA from an individual perspective. Williamson took on ball handling responsibilities for the first time in his pro carer, and proved to be an unstoppable force going to the basket. He averaged 27 points per game on 61.1 percent shooting from the field, and became the league’s most fearsome finisher at the rim. Williamson is already meeting the sky-high expectations that were set him for entering the league as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft out of Duke, but team success for the New Orleans Pelicans has yet to follow.
If Zion were to request a trade, what could Wizards offer? originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Before we begin this exercise in futility, let’s be clear that it’s exactly that. The chances of the Pelicans trading Zion Williamson anytime soon, especially while he’s still on a rookie contract, are...
One of the future faces of the NBA would look great in a Boston Celtics uniform. Actually, Zion Williamson would look great in any uniform as long as he is happy and want to be there. Besides the Celtics having their own future face of the NBA in Jayson Tatum,...
The New Orleans Pelicans opted to fire head coach Stan Van Gundy this week after just one season. Although the move was abrupt, it didn’t come as much of a shock to those following the franchise. Van Gundy had lost favor with several key stars on the team, making his termination something of an inevitability.
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The New Orleans Pelicans made the somewhat surprising decision to fire coach Stan Van Gundy after just one season. Though the move seemingly came out of nowhere, it certainly appears that it had been coming for a while. According to Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report, Van Gundy’s coaching and communication...
The New Orleans Pelicans lucked out by winning the NBA draft lottery two years ago. Thanks to the way the ping pong balls fell, the franchise earned the No. 1 pick and the chance to build around one of the most impressive prospects of all time: Zion Williamson. Unfortunately for...