“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”
Brooklyn has been linked to Hawks forward Josh Smith and Bobcats shooting guard Ben Gordon over the past week, and now general manager Billy King is shifting his focus to Jazz power forward Paul Millsap, according to a report.
The Nets are diligently working to trade for Hawks forward Josh Smith, league sources told ESPN. While the two teams have discussed a possible swap, one source told the network that “there has been lots of talk, (but) nothing is close yet.”
P.J. Carlesimo seemed to invigorate his club’s stars in winning 12 of his first 14 games as interim coach. Now, there’s a sense that there’s little he can do for a team that simply can’t make shots.
Humphries, in his fourth year with the Nets, is averaging 6.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in just 19.9 minutes per game. The eighth-year player has started in just 20 of the 41 games he’s played in.
Vin Parise recently caught up with one of the top high school coaches in the nation, Bob Cimmino of Mt. Vernon, and picked his brain on his favorites when it comes to the world of college basketball coaching.
UConn’s president says the school has turned the corner when it comes to the academic performance of its men’s basketball team, and has a plan in place to ensure better results in the future.
Tayshaun Prince scored 22 points, and the Detroit Pistons snapped a four-game losing streak Friday night with a 92-82 victory over the New Jersey Nets.