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George Karl says he doubts Ty Lawson (heel) will play Friday.

Lawson said he "couldn't move" during Wednesday's game and admitted he had no lift on his shot. Even Lawson doesn't expect to be in the lineup Friday night, which makes Andre Miller a must-own at this point. We'll label him as doubtful Friday night but owners should check back after shootaround tomorrow in case he makes a miraculous recovery.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 02:52:00 PM

Chris Bosh will reportedly soon speak with coach Kevin McHale, and it appears he's leaning towards signing with Houston.

Money is not going to be an issue here as Bosh has a max offer from both the Rockets and Heat, so his decision would presumably come down to what situation would put him in the best possible scenario for winning. With LeBron James returning his talents to Cleveland, it wouldn't be shocking to see Bosh return to his home state of Texas.
Jul 11 - 3:03 PM

With a Jeremy Lin-to-Lakers trade now "imminent," according to Marc Stein, the belief is that Chris Bosh has chosen to join the Rockets over the Heat.

Both teams have reportedly offered Bosh a max-contract, while the Rockets have said all along that they weren't going to move Lin until they had a commitment from Bosh. While this is certainly not official, it does seem to indicate that Bosh will leave Miami for Houston. The Rockets should also match Chandler Parsons' offer sheet and if it happens, they should be one of the best teams in the league. And with only Dwyane Wade and some role players left in Miami, it could be a very, very long season for the Heat.
Jul 11 - 2:55 PM

The Rockets are reportedly finalizing a deal that will send Jeremy Lin to the Lakers.

The move will give Houston the cap space to sign Chris Bosh, and Lin might just be the new starting point guard in Los Angeles. The Rockets will reportedly send their first-round pick next season, plus a future second-round pick to the Lakers, and the Lakers will send cash and the rights to an overseas player. Lin is set to earn $15 million in the final season of his three-year deal, but only $8.37 million will go against the salary cap. The Rockets had always said they would not deal Lin unless it was certain they could net Chris Bosh, so it seems that Bosh will be suiting up for Houston next season.
Jul 11 - 2:45 PM

ESPN is reporting that the Cavaliers have opened up trade talks with the Timberwolves with a deal involving Dion Waiters, Anthony Bennett a pick, and Andrew Wiggins.

Kevin Love would sign an extension to play alongside LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, so Cleveland will probably do everything in their power to bring Love on board. They'll likely have to include Andrew Wiggins if they are serious about getting Love, as David Kahn is no longer running the show in Minnesota. If Cleveland goes big for Love, it could entice Golden State to finally include Klay Thompson in their proposal.
Jul 11 - 2:20 PM

The Mavericks appear to be resigned to the fact the Rockets are going to match their offer sheet to Chandler Parsons, meaning Dallas will now turn it's sights to guys like Trevor Ariza and Luol Deng.

Ariza is younger and has more gas left in the tank, while Deng is a more consistent and reliable option. Either way, it would be pretty shocking at this point if both Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons aren't both in the Rockets starting lineup next season.
Jul 11 - 2:17 PM

The Lakers are reportedly no longer an option for Carmelo Anthony, and he is now deciding between Chicago and New York.

So it seems the decision will come down to winning-now, vs. playing for his home team. The Knicks can offer Melo the most money, and reports seems to have Anthony leaning in that direction, but nothing is official until Anthony makes a statement. Stay tuned.
Jul 11 - 2:12 PM

The Rockets are reportedly trying to trade Jeremy Lin to the Lakers, who have copious salary cap space for Lin's expiring $14.9 million contract.

The Lakers and Bucks now seem like the frontrunners to acquire Lin, whom the Rockets need to unload in order to give Chris Bosh a max contract offer. The 76ers also aren't out of the running for Lin, but his fantasy value would probably be best served in L.A.
Jul 11 - 2:03 PM

Kevin Love is reportedly "intrigued" by the idea of playing with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on the Cavaliers, and would commit to a long-term contract in Cleveland.

In late June the Cavs' pursuit of Love was reportedly dead in the water because he refused to re-sign with them, but as usual LeBron is a game-changer. The Cavs are rumored to have made an offer centered around No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins, and the Wolves may be hard-pressed to get a better offer, so this could quickly progress. For now, however, it remains only a fascinating possibility.
Jul 11 - 1:30 PM

Updating a previous report, the Rockets expect that Chris Bosh will "soon" agree to sign in Houston now that LeBron James has opted to leave the Heat.

The Rockets have offered Bosh a four-year, $88 million deal and they're willing to pay a steep luxury tax to assemble a championship-caliber core that also includes James Harden, Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons. Before Bosh could sign anything, the Rockets will need to complete trades sending away Omer Asik (to the Pelicans) and Jeremy Lin (in talks with the 76ers). At the moment it doesn't seem as though Bosh is considering any other teams.
Source: ESPN.com
Jul 11 - 1:26 PM

The Rockets are "moving quickly" to trade Jeremy Lin and clear enough cap space to make an offer to Chris Bosh, and they're in negotiations with the 76ers.

Lin has also been linked to the Bucks, and Rockets GM Daryl Morey has simply been waiting for the first shoe to drop before trading Lin away. To entice a team to accept Lin's $15 million salary this year, Houston will likely include draft picks and/or young players. Bosh will reportedly get a max offer worth $96 million over four years, and if he accepts it the Rockets are expected to also match Chandler Parsons' hefty $45 million offer sheet from the Mavericks. Things will progress quickly now that LeBron has made his decision.
Jul 11 - 12:54 PM

If Chris Bosh agrees to sign with the Rockets, they will likely match the Mavericks' offer sheet for Chandler Parsons.

LeBron James' decision to leave the Heat puts Houston in a great position to sign Bosh. If they do land him, sources tell beat writer Jonathan Feigen that the Rockets feel "it would be worth paying a stiff luxury tax" to have a core that included James Harden, Dwight Howard, Bosh and Parsons.
Jul 11 - 12:53 PM




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