• NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers trying to land Pacers star Paul George
    CBS Sports4 hours ago

    NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers trying to land Pacers star Paul George

    The Los Angeles Lakers are “in the process of trying to land” Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George, according to USA Today’s Sam Amick, who also reported that the “landscape is complicated elsewhere, too, in large part because of (George’s) desire to sign with the Lakers if the Pacers experience simply doesn’t pan out.” If you’re wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey right now and jumping up and down, there’s more, via The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski: For teams considering a trade for George, here’s the risk: As a free agent in the summer of 2018, he has considered re-signing with Indiana or joining his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell The Vertical. Teams trading for George run the risk

  • Wizards' rookie Sheldon McClellan now goes by Sheldon Mac, who is not Shelvin Mack
    SB Nation4 hours ago

    Wizards' rookie Sheldon McClellan now goes by Sheldon Mac, who is not Shelvin Mack

    Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Mac plays for Washington. Mack plays for Utah This is Sheldon McClellan. He’s currently a rookie with the Washington Wizards. He’s changing his last name. Sheldon will now go by Sheldon Mac. It's real: #Wizards

  • Ricky Rubio a possibility for Knicks in point guard swap
    New York Post

    Ricky Rubio a possibility for Knicks in point guard swap

    Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio started following Kristaps Porzingis on Twitter on Wednesday. Whether they become teammates to join a growing legion of Europeans in the Knicks’ locker room likely won’t be answered until the trade deadline at 3 p.m. Thursday. With Carmelo Anthony likely to stick for all the commotion, the Knicks have shifted part of their focus on what assets they can net for Derrick Rose. Sources have confirmed Tom Thibodeau’s Wolves approached the Knicks about Rose, who won his 2011 MVP Award with Thibodeau at the Chicago helm. An ESPN report stated recently that a few other clubs also have inquired about Rose. Rose sat out the part of scrimmage reporters were allowed to