Category Archives: Around the NBA

Cavaliers 2009-10 Predictions

Another year for Cleveland’s sports fans. As the Browns crawl their way to another disappointing season, and Indians rebuild (again), Tuesday can’t come soon enough for Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers will open their season on Tuesday against the Boston Celtics

NBA Referees getting closer to return

The Referees are expected to return to work next week after an unexpected meeting between David Stern and Lamell McMorris of the referees’ union which led to a tentative agreement. According to sources at ESPN, the League officials will not

NBA to start season with replacement referees

According to an earlier report by Yahoo Sports, the NBA will proceed with replacement referees after the National Basketball Referees Association rejected the NBA’s proposal Sunday. According to the memo, the sides had agreed in principle to a new two-year

NBA to unveil social media policy this week

The NBA will introduce its guidelines for players, coaches and team officials on using social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook later this week. The guidelines are expected to be minimal and less stringent than the guidelines announced earlier

How New Salary Cap Might Impact the summer of 2010

The NBA released a memo warning NBA teams that the salary cap is estimated to drop to somewhere between $50.4 million and $53.6 million for the 2010-11 season. That’s a drop of $5 to $8 million from last season’s salary

Lebron tells free agents he plans to stay with the Cavalier

According to ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard, quoting an unnamed source close to Ariza, says LeBron James told free-agent forward Trevor Ariza that he plans to remain in Cleveland after his contract expires in 2010. “Trevor asked LeBron if he

Artest to sign with the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are close to reaching an agreement with Houston forward Ron Artest, the Los Angeles Times reported. Artest, an unrestricted free agent, is expected to agree to terms Thursday after spending the day meeting with Lakers executives.

Lebron and the Cavaliers are recruiting Artest

In an interesting move, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been in contact with Ron Artest, even Lebron James talked with him according to the Plain Dealer’s Brian Windhorst. Ron and Artest met in Los Angeles last Tuesday. Artest’s agent has expressed