With the additions of Joe Johnson and Brandan Wright, the Houston Rockets once again showed that the trade deadline isn’t the only time a team can improve its roster for the stretch run.
Limited in trade assets at the deadline, the Rockets signed two players who should bolster their depth, with the only cost being financial ($1 million total).
With March 1 being the last day for a player on an NBA roster to be waived and still be eligible for the playoffs, teams will have an eye on the waiver wire, relying on their personnel department when it comes to available free agents.
Sixers: Brown said reaction to Saric’s dunk in the closing seconds in the win over the Cavs was “overblown.” “It was not meant to be done disrespectfully,” Brown said. … Team owner Josh Harris was linked to the White House this week when it was reported he met multiple times with Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump. Of Harris’ connection to the White House, Brown said, “I haven’t given it one bit of thought.”
Clifford compared Simmons’ size and athleticism to a young LeBron James. Simmons and James are friends and the two embraced following Philadelphia’s win over the Cavs.
“His ability to get the ball going toward the basket into the paint, and then deliver really any pass, which was LeBron’s big strength also when he was younger,” Clifford said.
As of earlier this week, the Knicks had no plans to ask Noah to return to the team if both sides couldn’t agree to a buyout.
So unless the player and team change course and resolve their issues, New York’s next options are to try to trade Noah over the summer (unlikely), or use the stretch provision on his contract next season.
Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry would have to decide Cheap Kids NBA Jerseys if creating the cap space in 2019 would be worth the cap space sacrificed in the following two summers.
The other potential solution here? If the Knicks decided to let head coach Jeff Hornacek go after the season and hired a new coach, maybe Noah and the organization could Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Site reconcile. But that seems unlikely.
For the moment, Noah and the Knicks have mutually agreed that the veteran center should be away from the team indefinitely following a heated argument between Noah and Hornacek at practice in late January.