• No Brinks truck: Isaiah Thomas takes historic tumble from top five in MVP to minimum salary

    5 monthes ago - By Yahoo Sports

    In the summer of 2016, as he was stuck on a relatively low-paying contract he'd signed years earlier and lesser players were landing massive deals, Isaiah Thomas looked ahead to his 2018 free agency: “They better bring out the Brinks truck.” He backed up that statement with a top-five finish in MVP voting then declared again last summer: “I'm a max guy. Yesterday, Thomas agreed to a one-year, minimum contract with the Nuggets. Thomas' fall has been sharp and costly.
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  • The Lakers built their team with the Warriors in mind: 'If your goal is to win a championship .'

    5 monthes ago - By Yahoo Sports

    When you win the LeBron James sweepstakes, that's a good thing. Kentavius Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee will suit up for the Lakers in 2018-19. On Thursday, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was asked about the team's roster construction.
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  • 2018 NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors get better; Lakers land LeBron James, but still fall short

    5 monthes ago - By Yahoo Sports

    NBA free agency is far from over, but there have been enough moves, particularly with the big names at the top, that we can start to assess the situation around the league. With any decision there are always pros and cons, winners and losers, so we decided to sort things out for you as rosters for next season continue to take shape. Obviously things can change with a big signing or trade before the season starts, but as of now, here are the winners and losers of 2018 NBA free agency. Until the days leading up to the start of free agency, Paul George going to Los Angeles was considered one...
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