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Timberwolves Owner Is Willing To Trade Jimmy Butler Himself If Tom Thibodeau Won't Timberwolves Owner Is Willing To Trade Jimmy Butler Himself If Tom Thibodeau Won't

About eight hours after reporting that the Minnesota Timberwolves were rejecting any and all trade offers for four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler, Woj went ahead and dropped another bomb on the timeline that showed just how dysfunctional the Timberwolves are.

Report: Joakim Noah And Knicks Will Be Liberated From One Another Report: Joakim Noah And Knicks Will Be Liberated From One Another

The bitter feud between the New York Knicks and their most overpaid and underused player may be close to a resolution, per Shams Charania of The Athletic:

Sam Hinkie Wants You To Help Him Build The Future Of Reading Sam Hinkie Wants You To Help Him Build The Future Of Reading

Former Process architect, recent Broncos consultant, and present Bachelor enthusiast Sam Hinkie is seeking like-minded collaborators on a number of important projects.

Police Say Celtics' Jabari Bird Assaulted, Choked, And Kidnapped Someone In "Domestic Incident" Police Say Celtics' Jabari Bird Assaulted, Choked, And Kidnapped Someone In "Domestic Incident"

Celtics guard Jabari Bird was arrested in Boston Friday night following a “domestic incident” in which he is accused of assaulting, choking, and kidnapping an unnamed victim.

Goodbye, Boris Diaw Goodbye, Boris Diaw

The fact that Boris Diaw was still out there somewhere in this large world playing basketball in public, even if I wasn’t around to look at it, lit a happy little flame in my brain. If I was in a good mood at any given time, it could be attributed in some barely measurable way to that fact. Yesterday it was…

I'm Tired Of Hearing About The 2008 Celtics! I'm Tired Of Hearing About The 2008 Celtics!

Many many years ago, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Rajon Rondo were coworkers in Boston. Doc Rivers was their coach. They won the 2008 NBA championship together; then, later, some of them went on to work in other places. Some of them don’t really like each other. They don’t all come to each others’ life…

The Lakers Will Free Themselves From The Curse Of Luol Deng The Lakers Will Free Themselves From The Curse Of Luol Deng

The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly buy out the remaining two years of the contract of Luol Deng, bringing to a close one of the great mistakes of the insane summer of 2016.

Feds Investigating Former Kings Exec For Reportedly Stealing $13.4 Million To Buy Beach Houses Feds Investigating Former Kings Exec For Reportedly Stealing $13.4 Million To Buy Beach Houses

According to a report from the Sacramento Bee, former Kings exec Jeffrey David embezzled $13.4 million from two Kings sponsors and used the money to buy beach houses in Southern California. David allegedly took $9 million from Golden 1 Credit Union, title sponsor for the Kings arena, and another $4.3 million from…

The NBA's Crappy One-And-Done Rule Is One Big Step Closer To Death The NBA's Crappy One-And-Done Rule Is One Big Step Closer To Death

The NBA is steadily laying the foundation for the end of the rule requiring basketball prospects to wait a year after graduating from high school before declaring for the NBA Draft. Adam Silver has been making noise about this for a while, and Condoleezza Rice’s otherwise useless commission recommended it, and anyway…

WNBA Players Aren't Actually Trashing NBA Players, But They Are Fighting For Fair Pay WNBA Players Aren't Actually Trashing NBA Players, But They Are Fighting For Fair Pay

This week, the internet passed around several quotes by WNBA stars who called out their NBA counterparts and asked for better pay. Those quotes are all very fake. Supposedly Dallas Wings player Skylar Diggins-Smith bagged on LeBron James for being unskilled, and Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner asked for “more…

Butthead Knicks "Fan" Has Just The Dumbest Reason For Selling His Fandom On eBay Butthead Knicks "Fan" Has Just The Dumbest Reason For Selling His Fandom On eBay

Warning: If you read what is on the other side of this link, soon you will want to do murder, and possibly even self murder. It’s an Ian Begley story about an attention-hungry millennial doofus who sold his NBA fandom to an even more desperately attention-hungry millennial doofus for an irritatingly large sum of…

Milwaukee City Attorney Blames The Victim In Sterling Brown Police Brutality Lawsuit Milwaukee City Attorney Blames The Victim In Sterling Brown Police Brutality Lawsuit

The Milwaukee City Attorney—a man named Grant F. Langley—surprised the Mayor and anyone with even the vaguest sense of right and wrong when he filed a court document in Sterling Brown’s civil rights lawsuit Friday placing blame for police actions that led to the disciplining of 11 different officers squarely on…

Isaiah Austin Is Still Medically Banned From The NBA, But He's Crushing It In China Isaiah Austin Is Still Medically Banned From The NBA, But He's Crushing It In China

During the process leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, Baylor center Isaiah Austin’s career ended before it could even begin when he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue. The NBA ruled that the chances of Austin’s enlarged aorta bursting were too dangerous for…

Shane Larkin Talks About His OCD And How It Caused Him To Wash His Hands Raw Shane Larkin Talks About His OCD And How It Caused Him To Wash His Hands Raw

ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan is putting together an excellent series this week on mental health in the NBA, and today’s piece focuses on how players decide whether or not to medicate, a decision often loaded with myths and stigmas. Shane Larkin, who played backup point guard for the Celtics last season and now plays with…

Raptors Resort To The Old Hire-His-Buddy Trick To Woo Kawhi Leonard Raptors Resort To The Old Hire-His-Buddy Trick To Woo Kawhi Leonard

The Toronto Raptors have reportedly hired someone named Jeremy Castleberry away from the Spurs to join their coaching staff. This is noteworthy because Castleberry played basketball with Kawhi Leonard in high school, and at San Diego State, and worked with Kawhi in San Antonio, and according to ESPN is “a close…

Paul Pierce Opens Up About Struggles After Stabbing: "I Was A Mess” Paul Pierce Opens Up About Struggles After Stabbing: "I Was A Mess”

Today over on ESPN, Jackie MacMullan has the first of what promises to be a multi-part series on mental health in the NBA. While it’s mostly a profile of Kevin Love, who shared his experiences with panic attacks earlier this year, it also features insights from Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh on their own mental health…

Tom Chambers Charged With Assault For Roughing Up Belligerent Jerk Tom Chambers Charged With Assault For Roughing Up Belligerent Jerk

Former NBA star Tom Chambers was charged with two counts of assault this week in Arizona, related to an April incident in Scottsdale where he roughed up a shitbag youth who allegedly said some very rude things to him while he was dining out.

Boban Plays Tennis Boban Plays Tennis

Boban Marjanovic appears to be spending some of his offseason back in his native Serbia, which has produced tennis stars like reigning Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic and former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic. As tall, smooth-moving players with big serves increasingly find success in the men’s game, it’s become tempting to wonder…

Dwyane Wade Asks Jimmy Butler To Kindly Wipe His Drool Off Gabrielle Union's Instagram Photos Dwyane Wade Asks Jimmy Butler To Kindly Wipe His Drool Off Gabrielle Union's Instagram Photos

Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler were previously teammates on the Chicago Bulls, so this could be a lighthearted gag between friends. Uh, maybe.

J.J. Redick Says He Discovered A Caged Person In His Taxi J.J. Redick Says He Discovered A Caged Person In His Taxi

Before a chat with Orlando Magic rookie Mo Bamba, J.J. Redick opened today’s episode of his podcast with an account of how he supposedly saw a person in a cage in his car service driver’s trunk yesterday. Wait, what?

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