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  • LeBron James Voted Best Player On Team USA By Camp Participants
    • LeBron James Voted Best Player On Team USA By Camp Participants
    NBA legend LeBron James was voted the top national team player in camp in a straw poll of Olympic camp participants conducted by Sam Amick and Joe Vardon of The Athletic.  LeBron, 39, is the oldest player in the NBA. He turns 40 in December.  Stephen Curry, Anthony Edwards and Jrue Holiday each received two votes. Joel Embiid, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leona...2024
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  • • Why Klay Thompson Left Warriors, Joined Mavericks
    Several authors — including Anthony Slater of The Athletic, Sam Amick of The Athletic, and Ramona Shelburne and Kendra Andrews of ESPN — have written recent stories about Klay Thompson‘s departure from the Warriors, with various sourced details from within the organization and those close to Thompson. All three stories indicate there have been multiple […]...2024
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  • Report: Kyrie Irving, Jason Kidd Heavily Recruited Klay Thompson To Mavericks
    • Report: Kyrie Irving, Jason Kidd Heavily Recruited Klay Thompson To Mavericks
    According to NBA insider Sam Amick of The Athletic, Kyrie Irving and Jason Kidd heavily recruited Klay Thompson to the Dallas Mavericks.  Thompson is headed to the Mavericks on a three-year, $50 million deal via sign-and-trade. “Thompson had talked on the phone and texted routinely with Irving, his old rival from those Warriors-Cavs finals matchups […] The post Report: Kyrie Irvin...2024
  • 5 most intriguing moves in NBA free agency (so far) & Pistons hire J.B. Bickerstaff | Good Word with Goodwill
    • 5 most intriguing moves in NBA free agency (so far) & Pistons hire J.B. Bickerstaff | Good Word with Goodwill
    Vincent Goodwill and Sam Amick from The Athletic catch up on NBA free agency after the first day of movement, including Paul George leaving the Clippers to sign with the 76ers....2024
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  • Paul George to the 76ers | Good Word with Goodwill
    • Paul George to the 76ers | Good Word with Goodwill
    Yahoo Sports senior NBA reporter Vincent Goodwill and The Athletic’s Sam Amick react to free agent Paul George agreeing to a new max 4-year contract with the 76ers. Hear the full conversation on “Good Word with Goodwill” - part of the “Ball Don’t Lie” podcast - and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen....2024
  • Report: Klay Thompson Could Leave Warriors Due To Built-Up Friction, 76ers, Magic, Nuggets, Mavericks Interested
    • Report: Klay Thompson Could Leave Warriors Due To Built-Up Friction, 76ers, Magic, Nuggets, Mavericks Interested
    According to NBA insiders Sam Amick and Anthony Slater of The Athletic, Klay Thompson could leave the Golden State Warriors due to built-up friction.  The Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks are interested in Thompson, who is an unrestricted free agent.  “But, as The Athletic reported earlier in the week, it has […] The post Report: Klay Tho...2024

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  • Report: Kings Need To Be ‘Incentivized’ To Acquire Bulls’ Zach LaVine
    • Report: Kings Need To Be ‘Incentivized’ To Acquire Bulls’ Zach LaVine
    According to NBA insiders Anthony Slater and Sam Amick of The Athletic, the Sacramento Kings need to be “incentivized” to acquire Zach LaVine from the Chicago Bulls.  LaVine is coming off right foot surgery and has three years and $138 million left on his contract. “Zach LaVine has been rumored, and league sources confirm Sacramento […] The post Report: Kings Need To B...2024
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  • • Trail Blazers’ Robert Williams III to have season-ending right kneecap surgery: Report
    By Shams Charania, Sam Amick, Jay King and Jared Weiss Portland Trail Blazers center Robert Williams III is expected to have right kneecap surgery to repair bone and ligament damage, a team source said Monday. The recovery from the surgery will force Williams to miss the remainder of the season, according to an ESPN report Friday. Here’s what you need to know: Williams averaged 6.8 points, ...2023
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  • • Trail Blazers’ Robert Williams III to have potential season-ending right kneecap surgery: Source
    By Shams Charania, Sam Amick and Jared Weiss Portland Trail Blazers center Robert Williams III is expected to have right kneecap surgery to repair bone and ligament damage, a team source said Monday. Here’s what you need to know: The surgery is potentially season-ending, sources said, but Williams and doctors could also choose a cleanup procedure with a two to three month recovery timeline....2023
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  • Trae Young Skips Friday's Win After 'Exchange' With Nate McMillan
    • Trae Young Skips Friday's Win After 'Exchange' With Nate McMillan
    Trae Young and Nate McMillan had "an exchange" at Friday's shootaround that led to Young not attending the Atlanta Hawks' home win over the Denver Nuggets later that day, sources told Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic. McMillan asked Young, who was receiving treatment on his shoulder, if the point guard would participate in a shootaround and receive treatment during a walk-through in th...2022
  • Exchange Between Trae Young, Nate McMillan Leads To Young Not Attending Friday Home Win
    • Exchange Between Trae Young, Nate McMillan Leads To Young Not Attending Friday Home Win
    Trae Young and Nate McMillan had "an exchange" at Friday's shootaround that lead to Young not attending the Atlanta Hawks' home win over the Denver Nuggets later that day, sources told Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic. McMillan asked Young, who was receiving treatment on his shoulder, if the point guard would participate in a shootaround and receive treatment during a walk-through in t...2022
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  • Ben Simmons addresses criticism, discusses knee injury
    • Ben Simmons addresses criticism, discusses knee injury
    Ben Simmons‘ inconsistent availability and underwhelming production has been a building source of frustration within the Nets‘ organization in recent weeks, according to Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic....2022
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  • • Suns Coach Monty Williams Gives Update On Chris Paul Injury
    EDITORS NOTE: According to Sam Amick of The Athletic, Chris Paul is reportedly ahead of schedule for his thumb injury and could return as soon as Wednesday, just a few days ahead of his original return date of April 3. Just before the NBA All-Star break, superstar point guard Chris Paul fractured his thumb. Over […] The post Suns Coach Monty Williams Gives Update On Chris Paul Injury appeare...2022
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  • • REPORT: Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. On Track to Return By Playoffs
    The Denver Nuggets reportedly believe Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. could return from their injuries by the time the playoffs begin, according to Sam Amick of The Athletic. Per Amick, Porter is set to return by mid to late March. The Missouri product was thought to be done for the season after undergoing his […] The post REPORT: Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. On Track to Return By...2022
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  • • Donovan Mitchell ‘Appreciative’ of Recent Ankle Injury
    For most NBA players, an injury is nothing but a negative thing in their careers. However, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell is singing a different tune. In a recent interview with The Athletic’s Sam Amick, Mitchell discussed how he’s now “appreciative” of his injury and how it forced him to expand his game: “I’ve kind […] The post Donovan Mitchell ‘Appreci...2021
  • • Kings’ Marvin Bagley III won’t play in NBA restart
    Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III won’t play in the NBA restart in Orlando, Florida, per Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic. Bagley suffered a foot injury in practice recently. He is expected to be in a boot for two weeks with a lateral foot sprain. Kings forward Marvin Bagley III will be […] The post Kings’ Marvin Bagley III won’t play in NBA restart app...2020

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  • • Damian Lillard To Meet With Trail Blazers Officials About His Future
    The Trail Blazers’ lottery luck and the addition of a strong rookie class weren’t enough to change Damian Lillard‘s mind about playing with a young team, sources tell Sam Amick of The Athletic. General manager Joe Cronin said over the weekend that he’ll talk with Lillard once the star guard returns from a vacation in […]...2023
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  • • Matias Testi to Rejoin Clippers After Incident with Blake Griffin
    2016
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  • • How Tim Duncan Became a 1-Man Dynasty
    2015
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  • • DeAndre Jordan to Mavericks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015
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Timeline

  • 2024
    "Klay Thompson and Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob have “suffered some strain” in their relationship, according to The Athletic’s Sam Amick."

  • 2023
    "By Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Marcus Thompson II The Golden State Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings 120-100 in Game 7 of their high-octane first-round playoff series on Sunday at the Golden 1 Center, advancing to the second round."

  • 2022
    "The Brooklyn Nets held a players-only meeting about Ben Simmons late last month, according to Shams Charania and Sam Amick, as frustration within the Nets continues to mount."

  • 2021
    "Responding to a report from The Athletic’s Sam Amick about Ben Simmons not wanting to play with Embiid anymore and instead wanting to be the man elsewhere, Embiid launched into a long diatribe about the situation."

  • 2020
    "The Philadelphia 76ers need a new head coach after firing Brett Brown and they could pursue Billy Donovan, per Sam Amick of The Athletic."

  • 2019
    "According to Sam Amick of The Athletic, the Clippers were the subject of an NBA investigation after complaints surfaced that Dennis Robertson, Leonard’s uncle, asked teams for improper and illegal benefits during the free agent process."

  • 2018
    "The Nuggets are reportedly on the market for a veteran point guard, with Indiana’s Darren Collison at the top of their wish list, according to USA Today‘s Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt: …Denver will likely make a move of its own before the Feb."

  • 2017
    "And as Kevin Durant tells Sam Amick of USA Today, he's ignoring all the outside noise and is focused on moving forward:"

  • 2016
    "" The eight-time All-Star denied he was looking to be traded and added that he was working to form a stronger rapport with his fellow All-Star, per USA Today Sports' Sam Amick."

  • 2015
    "The 26-year-old still has no intention of taking part in the showcase exhibition Thursday, but he'll practice with the team in the two days prior to the event, per USA Today's Sam Amick."

  • 2014
    "Sam Amick of USA Today reported what Bryant had to say about the disparity between his current deal (two years, $48."

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Sam Amick trade rumors, contract, salary rumors

  • • Paul George to the 76ers | Good Word with Goodwill
    2024
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  • • Report: Klay Thompson Could Leave Warriors Due To Built-Up Friction, 76ers, Magic, Nuggets, Mavericks Interested
    2024
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  • Report: Warriors ‘Have Legitimate Interest’ In Acquiring Paul George
    • Report: Warriors ‘Have Legitimate Interest’ In Acquiring Paul George
    According to NBA insiders Sam Amick and Anthony Slater of The Athletic, the Golden State Warriors “have legitimate interest” in acquiring Paul George. George can become an unrestricted free agent by declining his 2024-25 player option with the Los Angeles Clippers. There have been rumors that he could pick up his player option and request […] The post Report: Warriors ‘Have...2024
  • Report: LeBron James’ Future Won’t Be Impacted By Where Bronny Lands
    • Report: LeBron James’ Future Won’t Be Impacted By Where Bronny Lands
    According to NBA insider Sam Amick of The Athletic, LeBron James‘ future won’t be impacted by where Bronny James lands in the draft.  LeBron can become a free agent by declining his 2024-25 player option worth $51.4 million with the Los Angeles Lakers. The leading scorer in NBA history has not given the Lakers any […] The post Report: LeBron James’ Future Won’t B...2024
  • • Report: Kings Need To Be ‘Incentivized’ To Acquire Bulls’ Zach LaVine
    2024
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  • Kings Interested In Trading For Kyle Kuzma, Zach LaVine
    • Kings Interested In Trading For Kyle Kuzma, Zach LaVine
    The Sacramento Kings have been linked to trades for Kyle Kuzma and Zach LaVine, sources told Anthony Slater and Sam Amick of The Athletic. The Kings previously tried to trade for Kuzma in July 2021. The Kings would have to be incentivized to take on LaVine's contract. LaVine has three years and $137.8 million left on his deal. The team was close to trading for Alex Caruso and continue to shop the ...2024
  • • Kings Rumors: No. 13 Pick, Caruso, Fox, Siakam, Kuzma, LaVine
    The Kings‘ No. 13 overall pick is “very available” in trade talks, according to Anthony Slater and Sam Amick of The Athletic, who report that Sacramento included that lottery selection in an offer for Alex Caruso before the Bulls decided to send the veteran guard to Oklahoma City instead. As Slater and Amick detail, the […]...2024
  • Kings Were Close To Acquiring Alex Caruso From Bulls
    • Kings Were Close To Acquiring Alex Caruso From Bulls
    The Sacramento Kings were close to acquiring Alex Caruso from the Chicago Bulls last week before he was traded instead to the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources tell Sam Amick and Anthony Slater of The Athletic. Sacramento's package to the Bulls for Caruso included the No. 13 pick in the draft. The Bulls instead opted for a player-for-player swap in taking back Josh Giddey for Caruso. Giddey is eligi...2024
  • • Wolves Notes: Conley, Edwards, Towns, McDaniels, Defense
    As Sam Amick of The Athletic details, adding veteran guard Mike Conley at the 2023 trade deadline was one of the best moves the Timberwolves have made in recent years. In addition to being a perfect on-court fit for Minnesota’s playing style, Conley has served as something of a “connector” between Rudy Gobert and his […]...2024
  • • Jason Kidd signs multi-year extension to remain Mavericks coach
    Dallas Mavericks coach Jason Kidd has signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Monday. He had one season remaining on his current contract. Kidd had been “hopeful” he would receive an extension, The Athletic’s Sam Amick reported in late March. Now, he has it. Kidd, who was hired in 2021 after front-office turmoil led to the departure of Rick Carlisle, has twice ...2024

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  • • Kings eliminate Warriors from playoff contention, will face Pelicans for final postseason spot
    By Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Lauren Merola After entering the fourth quarter with a 15-point lead, the Sacramento Kings knocked off the Golden State Warriors in convincing fashion, 118-94, in their Play-In matchup Tuesday, setting themselves up to face the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday for the final NBA playoff spot. With the loss, the Warriors are eliminated from playoff contention. Keegan M...2024
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  • Paul George On How Clippers Can Get James Harden Out Of Slump: ‘I’m Not The Coach, Next Question’
    • Paul George On How Clippers Can Get James Harden Out Of Slump: ‘I’m Not The Coach, Next Question’
    When an NBA reporter asked Paul George how the Los Angeles Clippers could get James Harden out of his slump, the small forward didn’t mince words.  “I’m not a coach,” George said, via Sam Amick of The Athletic. “I’m not the coach. Next question.” Harden is averaging 7.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists over his […] The post Paul George On How Clippers Can Get James ...2024
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  • Luka Doncic Says Mavericks Have ‘Special’ Team This Season
    • Luka Doncic Says Mavericks Have ‘Special’ Team This Season
    During an interview with NBA reporter Sam Amick of The Athletic, Luka Doncic said the Dallas Mavericks have a “special” team this season.  The Mavericks are 45-29. They are in fifth place in the Western Conference standings and have played like an elite team on both ends of the floor since acquiring PJ Washington and […] The post Luka Doncic Says Mavericks Have ‘Specia...2024
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  • Report: Jason Kidd Hopeful He Can Sign Extension With Mavericks This Summer
    • Report: Jason Kidd Hopeful He Can Sign Extension With Mavericks This Summer
    According to NBA reporter Sam Amick of The Athletic, Dallas Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd is hopeful he can sign an extension this summer.  Kidd is signed through next season. The Mavericks are 43-29 on the season. They are in sixth place in the Western Conference standings.  “Everybody’s playing for one another — on both […] The post Report: Jason Kidd Hopeful He Can Sign Extens...2024
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  • Why the Bucks fired Adrian Griffin, explained
    • Why the Bucks fired Adrian Griffin, explained
    Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Everything you need to know about why the Bucks decided to fire their head coach despite sitting in second place in the Eastern Conference. The Milwaukee Bucks made the (somewhat) shocking decision to fire first-year head coach Adrian Griffin on Tuesday, despite the team coming off of a win on Monday and holding a 30-13 record overall. The vibes had been ...2024
  • Bucks’ firing of Adrian Griffin stemmed partially from ‘flawed use of Damian Lillard’
    • Bucks’ firing of Adrian Griffin stemmed partially from ‘flawed use of Damian Lillard’
    The Milwaukee Bucks’ decision to fire first-year coach Adrian Griffin was the result of a number of factors that had been troubling the team for several weeks, per a report from Shams Charania, Sam Amick and Eric Nehm of The Athletic. “It was born out of months of underwhelming play, with internal concerns growing about […] The post Bucks’ firing of Adrian Griffin stemmed p...2024
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  • • Trail Blazers’ Robert Williams III to have season-ending right kneecap surgery: Report
    2023
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  • • Trail Blazers’ Robert Williams III to have potential season-ending right kneecap surgery: Source
    2023
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  • De’Aaron Fox to Miss Time After Fighting Through Sprain in Kings’ Win: ‘He’s a Warrior’
    • De’Aaron Fox to Miss Time After Fighting Through Sprain in Kings’ Win: ‘He’s a Warrior’
    Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox lit up the Lakers for 37 points in an overtime win Sunday, but it may be his last in-game act for a little while. Per Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic, Fox suffered a right ankle sprain in the victory, and is likely to miss some time. Fox […] The post De’Aaron Fox to Miss Time After Fighting Through Sprain in Kings’ Win: ‘He&...2023
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  • • Grizzlies Notes: Morant, Jones, Point Guard, Bane
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver told reporters during a press conference on Thursday that the league won’t announce the results of its latest Ja Morant investigation until after the NBA Finals. However, Silver’s comments seemed to hint that a harsh punishment is on the way for the Grizzlies guard, according to Sam Amick of The Athletic, […]...2023
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  • • Northwest Notes: Edwards, Murray, Nuggets, Kessler
    Never mind momentum, home-court advantage or the tactical adjustments that have led to four blowouts in the first six games of an unpredictable series. Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards sees a simple calculation for tonight’s Game 7 at Denver, writes Sam Amick of The Athletic. “I think we’re confident just because we’re a great team,” Edwards […]...2024
  • • Lakers Open To Adding Bronny To Keep LeBron Happy
    According to Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Jovan Buha of The Athletic, the Los Angeles Lakers are open to adding Bronny James to keep LeBron James happy.  Bronny is eligible for the 2024 NBA Draft and LeBron wants to play with him. No father has played with or against his son in the NBA.  “The Lakers, […] The post Lakers Open To Adding Bronny To Keep LeBron Happy appeare...2024
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  • • Trae Young Skips Friday's Win After 'Exchange' With Nate McMillan
    2022
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  • • Exchange Between Trae Young, Nate McMillan Leads To Young Not Attending Friday Home Win
    2022
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  • • Rumor: Nuggets’ trade plans after passing on James Harden blockbuster
    According to Sam Amick in The Athletic, when the Denver Nuggets decided to sit out the James Harden lottery a certain expectation was set—the team, especially the trio of Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, and Michael Porter, Jr. must take a step forward building on the momentum of their 2020 Western Conference Finals appearance. Per Amick: […] The post Rumor: Nuggets’ trade plans after passi...2021
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  • • Report: Clippers fighting to bring more family earlier to Disney bubble despite recent coronavirus surge
    The Los Angeles Clippers are one of the teams fighting to bring more family earlier into the Walt Disney World bubble despite the recent surge in positive coronavirus cases. According to Sam Amick of The Athletic, the Clippers have been one of the most vocal teams insisting the NBA allows “at least one family member […] The post Report: Clippers fighting to bring more family earlier to...2020
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  • • Report: Luke Walton in no danger of losing job
    LaVar Ball’s criticisms of Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton are doing nothing to permeate the team’s front office.USA Today’s Sam Amick reported Wednesday that the organization has complete faith in Walton and his job is not in any danger.Notably, the same Laker source told Amick that the organization has no regrets about selecting Lonzo Ball No. 2 overall in last June’s draft, despite the dis...2018
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  • • Isaiah Thomas eager to knock off Celtics in Conference Finals
    Isaiah Thomas may still be over a month away from making his season debut, but he already appears to be plotting his vengeance.In an interview with week with Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports, the two-time All-Star guard was asked about the possibility of facing and defeating his former team, the Boston Celtics, in the Eastern Conference Finals.“Oh, that would be lovely,” replied Thomas. “That would b...2017
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  • • Carmelo Anthony Discusses Recruitment of Kevin Durant
    2016
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  • • Darren Collison Charged with Domestic Violence: Latest Details and Reaction
    2016
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Top Sam Amick news

  • • Kevin Durant Injury Update: Thunder Star to Practice with Team USA in Las Vegas
    2015
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  • • Stephen Curry Reportedly Wins MVP Award for 2014-15 NBA Season
    2015
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  • • Kobe Bryant Comments on Difference Between His Contract and Tim Duncan's
    2014
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  • • DeAndre Jordan Signs with Clippers Despite Prior Agreement with Mavericks
    2015
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  • • Josh Smith to Sign with Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction
    2014
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  • • DeAndre Jordan Reportedly Urged by Clippers to Change Mind on Mavericks Decision
    2015
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  • • Dwight Howard, James Harden Reportedly Tried to Get Rockets to Trade One Another
    2016
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  • • WNBA Star Brittney Griner Wants to Go 1-on-1 Against Kings' DeMarcus Cousins
    2016
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  • • Sacramento Kings Playing a Dangerous Game with DeMarcus Cousins
    2015
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Sam Amick schedule, game

  • • Report: Kyrie Irving, Jason Kidd Heavily Recruited Klay Thompson To Mavericks
    2024
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  • • Jason Kidd signs multi-year extension to remain Mavericks coach
    2024
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  • Report: Lawrence Frank Had To Convince Russell Westbrook To Come Off Bench, Process Was ‘Challenging’ For Clippers
    • Report: Lawrence Frank Had To Convince Russell Westbrook To Come Off Bench, Process Was ‘Challenging’ For Clippers
    According to NBA insiders Sam Amick and Law Murray of The Athletic, Los Angeles Clippers president Lawrence Frank had to convince Russell Westbrook to come off the bench.  The process was “challenging” for the Clippers.  “The 35-year-old who lost his starting point guard job to James Harden in mid-November, and who team and league sources say […] The post Rep...2024
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  • Russell Westbrook, Clippers Expected To Part Ways
    • Russell Westbrook, Clippers Expected To Part Ways
    It’s safe to say Russell Westbrook did not have a good series in the Clippers’ first-round playoff loss to the Mavericks. And now, Westbrook and Los Angeles could part ways, per NBA insiders Sam Amick and Law Murray of The Athletic. Westbrook, 35, is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. As we […] The post Russell Westbrook, Clippers Expected To Part Ways appeared...2024
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  • • Clippers Notes: George, Harden, Westbrook, Lue, Tucker, More
    Even with a disappointing finish in the first round of the playoffs, the Clippers are expected to make a strong push to bring back both Paul George (player option) and James Harden (unrestricted free agent) this offseason, Sam Amick and Law Murray of The Athletic write. Despite failing to advance past the first round since […]...2024
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  • Darvin Ham’s Position With Lakers In ‘Serious Peril’
    • Darvin Ham’s Position With Lakers In ‘Serious Peril’
    Darvin Ham‘s position with the Lakers is in “serious peril” following the team’s elimination from the playoffs on Monday, according to Shams Charania, Jovan Buha, and Sam Amick of The Athletic. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin agrees, citing league sources who say that Ham’s head coaching job is “very much in jeopardy.” The Athletic’s reporters and McMena...2024
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  • Report: Darvin Ham Unlikely To Be Brought Back As Lakers Coach
    • Report: Darvin Ham Unlikely To Be Brought Back As Lakers Coach
    The Los Angeles Lakers are “highly unlikely” to retain Darvin Ham as coach after the team suffered its second straight playoff exit at the hands of the Denver Nuggets, per Shams Charania, Jovan Buha and Sam Amick of The Athletic. The report cited “some stakeholders” saying that Ham’s future in Los Angeles is “in serious […] The post Report: Darvin Ham Unli...2024
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  • West Notes: Nuggets, Aaron Gordon, Lakers, Darvin Ham, Kings
    • West Notes: Nuggets, Aaron Gordon, Lakers, Darvin Ham, Kings
    Nuggets Forward Aaron Gordon said he is not revealing in the Lakers’ inability to beat them. Instead, he’s celebrating the Nuggets’ achievement. They own a 3-0 lead in their first-round NBA playoff series and have beaten Los Angeles 11 straight times. “I gotta be honest with you,” Gordon told Sam Amick of The Athletic. “It’s […] The post West Notes: Nuggets, Aaron Gordon, L...2024
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  • • Kings eliminate Warriors from playoff contention, will face Pelicans for final postseason spot
    2024
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  • • Luka Dončić unplugged: Mavs star on MVP, Dallas’ playoff push, talking trash with Vlade and more
    Sam Amick sits down with Luka Dončić for an exclusive interview touching on his MVP candidacy, getting passed over by the Kings and more....2024
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Sam Amick rumors, scandals

  • • Why the Bucks fired Adrian Griffin, explained
    2024
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  • Rival Execs Hear Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 'Frustrated With The Losing'
    • Rival Execs Hear Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 'Frustrated With The Losing'
    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is having a breakout season, averaging 31.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists this season with a PER of 28.3. Gilgeous-Alexander is in Year 1 of a five-year, $172 million max extension. Following the Donovan Mitchell trade, there was speculation that Gilgeous-Alexander could be the next star player to seek a new situation. Both Gilgeous-Alexander and Sam Presti tried to ...2022
  • • Report: Kings coach Luke Walton considered ‘safe’ amid Vlade Divac exit
    Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton is reportedly safe from getting fired despite general manager Vlade Divac shockingly stepping down on Friday, per Sam Amick of The Athletic. Walton just completed his first season with the Kings. The team went 31-41 and missed the playoffs for the 14th straight year. Source also tells @TheAthleticNBA that […] The post Report: Kings coach Luke Walton co...2020
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  • • Kawhi Leonard addresses Uncle Dennis' reported illegal demands
    Kawhi Leonard met with the media on Tuesday, a day ahead of his LA Clippers’ big game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas. The reigning NBA Finals MVP, who is in his first season with the Clippers, was asked to address a report by Sam Amick published Monday that stated the NBA investigated alleged illegal demands made by Dennis Robertson (aka “Uncle Dennis”), who is one of Leonard’s repres...2019
  • • Report: NBA investigated Clippers over improper demands from Kawhi Leonard’s camp
    The Lakers and Clippers are preparing to meet for the first time since Kawhi Leonard spurned the former to join the latter, and it’s pretty clear that the Lakers are still not pleased by how the saga played out. According to Sam Amick of The Athletic, the Clippers were the subject of an NBA investigation after complaints surfaced that Dennis Robertson, Leonard’s uncle, asked teams for improper and...2019
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  • • Luke Walton sued for alleged sexual assault
    New Sacramento Kings head coach and former Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton is being sued by a female reporter for an alleged sexual assault in May 2017, according to a TMZ report relayed by Yahoo Sports’ Jack Baer. Kelli Tennant, a reporter who previously worked for Spectrum Sportsnet LA, claims that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica while discussing a book she was writing....2019
  • • Magic Johnson addresses rumored ESPN article on allegations
    Was there something more to Magic Johnson’s decision to abruptly resign on Tuesday from his position as president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers? When Johnson made his shocking announcement, there was some speculation among media members that the decision was related to a rumored ESPN article that would reflect negatively upon him. Here’s the Los Angeles Times’ Tania Ganguli o...2019
  • • Report: Carmelo Anthony may land with new team before trade deadline
    It has been more than two months since Carmelo Anthony appeared in an NBA game, fueling speculation that his long career may be coming to an end. However, two sources tell Sam Amick of The Athletic that Anthony has “multiple” options available to him and is expected to pick one before next month’s trade deadline. According to Amick, it’s not clear whether these options would involve a trade – sinc...2019
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  • • Report: LeBron James camp ‘pessimistic’ about teaming up with star free agent
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