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Archive for July, 2023

Damian Lillard’s Trade Request: Portland Trail Blazers Reluctant On Trading Their Superstar

by | Posted on: July 31st, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

The Portland Trail Blazers are facing a dilemma as Damian Lillard, their star player, has requested a trade, specifically to the Miami Heat. However, according to NBA insider Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald, the Blazers are not enthusiastic about Miami’s offer for Lillard. (more…)

Ben Simmons Now 100% Healthy For The Next Season With The Brooklyn Nets

by | Posted on: July 31st, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

At long last, Brooklyn Nets’ Ben Simmons is back on track after enduring a challenging journey to recover from a back injury. SNY’s Ian Begley reported on Thursday that Simmons is now fully healthy, having missed the last two months of the previous regular season due to the injury. The offseason has been free of setbacks for Simmons, and he is now focused on skill work and conditioning as he prepares for the upcoming training camp. (more…)

Udonis Haslem: A Legend Bows Out after 20 Glorious Seasons with the Miami Heat

by | Posted on: July 30th, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

When you think of the Miami Heat, certain names instantly come to mind. Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh, to name a few. But one name that will forever be synonymous with the Heat is Udonis Haslem. After an incredible 20-year career, Haslem has decided to retire from the NBA, leaving a lasting legacy that goes beyond the numbers and statistics. (more…)

Dominick Barlow Returns to the San Antonio Spurs on a Two-Way Contract

by | Posted on: July 29th, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

The San Antonio Spurs have secured the return of forward Dominick Barlow, signing him to a two-way contract for the upcoming season. This re-signing comes after Barlow’s promising performances as a two-way player for the Spurs last season, during which he showcased his potential and versatility on the court. (more…)

Promising Forward Alex Fudge Joins Los Angeles Lakers on Two-Way Contract

by | Posted on: July 29th, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

The Los Angeles Lakers have made a significant roster move by signing former Florida forward Alex Fudge to a two-way contract, the team announced on Wednesday. Despite an underwhelming college career, Fudge’s wiry and athletic playing style caught the attention of Lakers’ scouts during the NBA Summer League, prompting the team to secure his talents. (more…)

Portland Trail Blazers Part Ways with Guard Jeenathan Williams

by | Posted on: July 29th, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

The Portland Trail Blazers have made a roster move, announcing the waiving of guard Jeenathan Williams, according to reports by The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The decision to waive Williams does not come as a surprise, as he had a $1.7 million contract guarantee set for July 31. By releasing him now, the Blazers can save that money and explore other options for their roster. (more…)

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Re-Signs with Milwaukee Bucks for Fifth Season

by | Posted on: July 29th, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

Free-agent forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo is set to continue his journey with the Milwaukee Bucks, as the team officially announced his return on Friday. The 31-year-old, known for being the older brother of NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, has spent the last four seasons with the Bucks after being selected by the New York Knicks with the 51st pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. (more…)

Legendary PBA Imports Sean Chambers and Derrick Hamilton Praise Young Filipino Sensation Kai Sotto in NBA Summer League

by | Posted on: July 23rd, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

Young Filipino basketball prodigy Kai Sotto has been drawing attention and admiration from two legendary PBA imports, Sean Chambers and Derrick Hamilton, during his recent appearance with the Orlando Magic in the NBA Summer League. (more…)

Philippine Basketball Association Opens Applications for PBA Season 48 Rookie Draft

by | Posted on: July 23rd, 2023 | No Comments | PBA

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) has officially opened its doors for aspiring basketball talents eager to join the league for PBA Season 48. The league announced that the rookie draft will take place in October, and interested applicants have until 5 p.m. on September 10, 2023, to submit their requirements. (more…)

Golden State Warriors Sign Lester Quiñones to Two-Way Contract

by | Posted on: July 22nd, 2023 | No Comments | NBA

The Golden State Warriors have secured a two-way contract with wing Lester Quiñones, a promising player who excelled with the Dubs G-League affiliate last season and continued to impress during the summer. Quiñones’ performance last season earned him a 10-day contract with the Warriors, where he showcased his skills in four NBA contests. Despite his potential to make it to the active roster, the Warriors have opted for a two-way deal for Quiñones, which might impact his chances of cracking the team’s roster in the immediate future. (more…)

Toronto Raptors Secure Javon Freeman-Liberty on Two-Way Contract

by | Posted on: July 22nd, 2023 | No Comments | NBA

The Toronto Raptors are wasting no time filling the remaining spots on their roster, and their latest acquisition is former DePaul star and Chicago Bulls guard, Javon Freeman-Liberty. Following the signing of Markquis Nowell and Ron Harper Jr. to two-way contracts after the 2023 NBA Draft and Summer League respectively, the Raptors swiftly moved to secure their third and final spot. With Mouhamadou Gueye transitioning to Raptors 905 permanently, Freeman-Liberty was the next target on their radar. (more…)

Chicago Bulls Re-Sign Ayo Dosunmu to Three-Year Deal

by | Posted on: July 22nd, 2023 | No Comments | NBA

The Chicago Bulls have solidified their backcourt by re-signing Ayo Dosunmu to a three-year contract worth $21 million. The deal, confirmed by a source and reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, comes as a testament to the organization’s commitment to retaining key players for the future. (more…)

Onuralp Bitim Makes NBA Leap, Signing Two-Way Deal with Chicago Bulls

by | Posted on: July 22nd, 2023 | No Comments | NBA

In a significant development for Turkish basketball, Onuralp Bitim, the 24-year-old forward, has agreed to sign a two-way contract with the Chicago Bulls, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The news, which broke last month courtesy of, marks a remarkable achievement for Bitim, who had a standout season with Bursaspor in Turkey’s EuroCup and Turkish BSL leagues. (more…)

Atlanta Hawks Signs Veteran Wesley Matthews

by | Posted on: July 22nd, 2023 | No Comments | NBA

In a strategic move to strengthen their roster, the Atlanta Hawks have signed Wesley Matthews to a one-year deal, as reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The signing comes on the heels of the team’s decision to waive Tyrese Martin earlier the same morning, showcasing the Hawks’ determination to fine-tune their lineup for the upcoming season. (more…)

Ron Harper Jr. Secures Two-Way Deal with the Toronto Raptors for Upcoming Season

by | Posted on: July 21st, 2023 | No Comments | NBA

The Toronto Raptors have taken steps to solidify their roster for the upcoming NBA season, re-signing undrafted sophomore forward Ron Harper Jr. to a two-way contract, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. This move marks Harper Jr.’s return to the Raptors after spending the previous season playing for the Raptors 905 in the G League. (more…)