Adrian Wojnarowski

Adrian Wojnarowski

Wojnarowski is a newsbreaker and host of the Vertical Podcast with Woj. Follow him on Twitter @WojVerticalNBA.
  • Sources: Lakers hire agent Rob Pelinka as GM
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    Sources: Lakers hire agent Rob Pelinka as GM

    After sweeping changes to install Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations, the Los Angeles Lakers have hired prominent player agent Rob Pelinka as general manager, league sources told The Vertical. Pelinka was the longtime agent for Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, who was a strong advocate

  • Sources: Kings agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans
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    Sources: Kings agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

    DeMarcus Cousins played seven seasons with the Kings. After promising DeMarcus Cousins privately and publicly that he wouldn’t be moved prior to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the Sacramento Kings unloaded the three-time All-Star center to the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told The Vertical.

  • Sources: Raptors agree to acquire Serge Ibaka from Magic
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    Sources: Raptors agree to acquire Serge Ibaka from Magic

    In a move to fortify their roster for a playoff run and beyond, the Toronto Raptors reached agreement to acquire Orlando Magic forward Serge Ibaka, league sources told The Vertical. The Raptors will send guard/forward Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round draft pick to the Magic, league sources said.

  • Sources: Blazers trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets
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    Sources: Blazers trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets

    Mason Plumlee is in his fourth NBA season. The Portland Trail Blazers traded center Mason Plumlee and a future second-round draft pick to the Denver Nuggets for center Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first-round pick, league sources told The Vertical. Portland owns three picks in the talent-rich 2017 NBA draft

  • Sources: Phil Jackson's public actions steeling 'Melo's resolve to stay with Knicks
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    Sources: Phil Jackson's public actions steeling 'Melo's resolve to stay with Knicks

    Phil Jackson doesn’t appear to be helping the Knicks’ situation with Carmelo Anthony. New York Knicks president Phil Jackson’s public campaign to pressure Carmelo Anthony into waiving his no-trade clause is working to harden Anthony’s resolve to remain with the franchise, league sources told The Vertical

  • Sources: Warriors waiving veteran Anderson Varejao
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    Sources: Warriors waiving veteran Anderson Varejao

    Anderson Varejao signed a minimum deal to return to Golden State last summer. The Golden State Warriors are waiving veteran Anderson Varejao, clearing the way to sign guard Briante Weber to a 10-day contract, league sources told The Vertical. Golden State has the NBA’s best record (43-7) and is making

  • Sources: Bucks trade Miles Plumlee to Charlotte for Roy Hibbert, Spencer Hawes
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    Sources: Bucks trade Miles Plumlee to Charlotte for Roy Hibbert, Spencer Hawes

    Miles Plumlee is in his fifth NBA season. The Milwaukee Bucks have traded Miles Plumlee to the Charlotte Hornets for 7-footers Roy Hibbert and Spencer Hawes – and released forward Steve Novak, league sources told The Vertical. Charlotte and Milwaukee have a trade call set for Thursday afternoon with

  • NBA contacts U.S. State Department to understand how President Donald Trump's immigration ban affects players
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    NBA contacts U.S. State Department to understand how President Donald Trump's immigration ban affects players

    The National Basketball Association has contacted the State Department to understand how President Donald Trump’s executive order to suspend immigration from seven countries could impact the league’s players. The NBA has two active players, including Milwaukee Bucks rookie Thon Maker and Los Angeles

  • Sources: Enes Kanter out 6-to-8 weeks with fractured forearm
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    Sources: Enes Kanter out 6-to-8 weeks with fractured forearm

    Enes Kanter has averaged 14.6 points and 6.8 rebounds for the Thunder. Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter sustained a fractured forearm after punching a chair on the Thunder’s bench on Thursday night, a self-inflicted injury that could sideline him six to eight weeks, league sources told The Vertical.

  • Sources: Besides Cavs, Knicks reached out to Celtics, Clippers about 'Melo deal
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    Sources: Besides Cavs, Knicks reached out to Celtics, Clippers about 'Melo deal

    Armed with a hope that Carmelo Anthony will eventually waive his no-trade clause, the New York Knicks have reached out to the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers to probe their interest in a trade, league sources told The Vertical. Knicks president Phil Jackson is determined