Kevin Garnett was one of the best to do this, which is why you hear stories of players outright hating him on the court. Draymond Green may not be at The Big Ticket’s level yet, but his comments directed at Paul Pierce on Thursday may get him there soon. Green then took it to the next step by bringing up Kobe Bryant, Pierce’s adversary when he was a member of the Boston Celtics.
Feb. 23 (UPI) -- LeBron James could soon have his depth playmaker. The Dallas Mavericks and Cleveland Cavaliers were reportedly discussing a Deron Williams trade before Thursday's deadline, but nothing materialized. The Mavericks then decided to waive the three-time All-Star. Now the Cavaliers are trying to sign the former lottery pick and 12-year veteran, according to multiple sources. The Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks were also interested in trading for the point guard, according to Shams Charania. James played on Team USA with Williams. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Mavericks told Williams it would pay the full remaining amount on his deal if he wanted to be a free agent. The Vertical
Sheldon Mac, then McClellan, catches a pass. Washington Wizards rookie guard Sheldon McClellan, undrafted out of the University of Miami this season, takes his last name from a father with whom he has no relationship. Yes, the player formally known as Sheldon McClellan is now officially Sheldon Mac.