Surely most of us are not in a celebratory mood because of the final result vs. the Clippers. Conveniently, trade season begins today and that's reason for celebration. At least enough to get you through till tomorrow.
NBA Trade Rumors: Noteworthy Players Garnering Interest -- Hoops Habit
If you were under the impression that the NBA community has forgotten about Shabazz Muhammad, you thought wrong.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, multiple teams have expressed interest in trading for Muhammad.
The talented and still young Terrence Jones also makes the list, as does Markieff Morris, Ryan Anderson and Solomon Hill. Jones clearly has the highest ceiling yet the situation in Houston is anything but in his favor.
Trade targets to keep in mind as the deadline approaches -- Celtics Blog
Gallinari in the Pistons' system? Does Detroit have an enticing package they can put together?
Danilo Gallinari, Forward, Denver: Even if Gallo's not really a "star." I believe in the right system, he could be a "star within his role." Brad Stevens would likely get the most out of him as a super versatile, knockdown shooting forward that can make plays with the ball in his hands. The Nuggets aren't very good and they reportedly shopped him in trades around the draft. The Celtics were rumored as one of the interested teams. The Nuggets are fighting for the playoffs, but if they slide down the standings, maybe the Celtics can offer them a nice package.
5 reasons not to expect fireworks this NBA trade season -- Sporting News
The bummer side of things.
Butler back to Bucks? -- Journal Times
While Caron Butler is 35 and in the autumn of his stellar pro career, he could still give the Bucks some quality minutes off the bench and, more importantly, lend some guidance to a collection of young and restless players, leadership that was lost by the departures of Zaza Pachulia (traded to Dallas) and Jared Dudley (traded to Washington) over the summer.
I'd still like Caron to be here.
Followers and fans of the Grit 'N Grind down there in Memphis should be worried.
Go out in the world today and do what you do best.