Deron Williams is arguably the biggest name on the 2012 NBA free agent market. The talented
point guard will be an unrestricted free agent and just about every team in the league would love
to have him on their team. Where will Deron Williams sign? If you believe the latest reports that
have hit the wires, Williams has narrowed his list down to two teams: the Brooklyn Nets and the
Brook Lopez missed the beginning of the season after breaking his foot. In his third game back,
Lopez proved that he's feeling quite fine. Against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, the
bigman for the New Jersey Nets poured in 38 points to lead his team to a 93-92 victory on the
The events during All-Star Saturday weren't very exciting. Surprisingly, the most exciting event
might have been the Skills Challenge. The Skills Challenge had a ton of talent and there was good
effort by each participate.
The players in the Skills Challenge were Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Rajon Rondo of
the Boston Celtics, John Wall of the Washington Wizards, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City
Thunder, Deron Williams of the New Jersey Nets and Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs.
Besiktas sure knows how to make a splash. During the NBA lockout, the Turkish basketball team
landed Deron Williams the only NBA superstar who went overseas. With the NBA lockout now over,
Williams is headed back to America to play for the New Jersey Nets.
But Besiktas isn't done. Before Williams left, Besiktas retired his No.
Lawrence Frank is the new head coach of the Detroit Pistons. Frank will get a chance to turn
around a franchise that was a near dynasty not too long ago. However, in the last few years,
Detroit has fallen on rough times.
Enter Lawrence Frank.
Frank is the former head coach of the New Jersey Nets.
The Houston Rockets and Rick Adelman have decided to part ways. Sources say Adelman and the
Rockets management weren't on the same page. Although the Rockets have missed the playoffs the last
two years, they are still a team that will draw plenty of interest from coaches due to their
nucleus of young talent.
Deron Williams will undergo wrist surgery, according to a press release by the New Jersey Nets.
The star point guard is undergoing the surgery to remove scar tissue and bone fragments in his
wrist. He is expected to be ready to go by the beginning of next season. The Nets traded for Deron
Williams a few days before the 2011 NBA Trade Deadline in a shocking deal with the Utah Jazz.
One of Jay-Z's 99 problems could be with the NBA. Tim Frank, a spokesman for the NBA, has
confirmed that Jay-Z is under investigation for visiting players of the Kentucky basketball team in
the locker room after the team beat North Carolina. Why is this an issue? Jay-Z is a minority owner
of the New Jersey Nets and owners aren't allowed to have contact with college basketball players
during the season.
Thankfully, the NBA trade deadline is this coming Thursday. At that point, we can finally be
done with the drama surrounding Carmelo Anthony. It seems like the Carmelo Anthony trade rumors
change every hour. Carmelo is going to the Lakers! Carmelo is going to the Knicks! Carmelo is going
to the Nets!
Where will Carmelo Anthony get traded? What are the odds Carmelo Anthony ends up traded to Team
X? Who will the Denver Nuggets get in return for trading Carmelo Anthony? Thankfully, the Melo
Drama is set to end in about a week when the NBA trade deadline arrives. Until then, the Melo Drama
promises to be hot and heavy.
The New Jersey Nets have stopped trying to trade for Carmelo Anthony. On Monday, the Nets proved
they don't need Carmelo Anthony to win games, as New Jersey topped the Denver Nuggets by a final
score of 115-99. Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with 37 points but it wasn't against a motivated
For months, the New Jersey Nets have tried and tried and tried to trade for Carmelo Anthony.
After hitting multiple dead ends, the Nets have decided to cancel trade talks and move on. In other
words, Carmelo Anthony will not be traded to the Nets. The announcement was made by Mikhail
Prokhorov, the Russian billionaire owner of the Nets.
Carmelo Anthony had been doing a good job of not publicly demanding a trade. That, however,
changed after the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz in their season opener. Despite the Nuggets
110-88 win, Carmelo Anthony told Yahoo! Sports that he wants out of Denver in a not-so-subtle
"It ain't got nothing to do with the new GM, Josh, the players.
The Carmelo Anthony trade saga took an unexpected turn on Tuesday when the New Jersey Nets
reportedly pulled out of a proposed four-team trade. The trade, which was being held up by the
Denver Nuggets so they could beg Carmelo to stay and also talk to other teams, included the
Charlotte Bobcats and Utah Jazz.
The latest Carmelo Anthony trade rumor has him headed to the New Jersey Nets in a four-team
trade. In addition to the Nets and the Denver Nuggets, the Utah Jazz and Charlotte Bobcats are
involved in the talks. If Anthony is traded, it would be a cherry on top of perhaps the most active
summer in the history of the NBA.
On Wednesday, there was a four-team trade in the NBA involving the Houston Rockets, New Orleans
Hornets, New Jersey Nets and Indiana Pacers. Although there were a number of notable players
involved, the team that improved the most was the Pacers. In desperate need of a point guard,
Indiana was able to land Darren Collison an up-and-coming potential star in the making.
Gilbert Arenas, who was recently traded to the Orlando Magic from the Washington Wizards in
return for Rashard Lewis, has wasted little time getting his new fans excited. In a recent game
against the New York Nets, Gilbert Arenas hit a shot from the opposite free throw line at the
The worst kept secret in the NBA is Carmelo Anthony's desire to leave the Denver Nuggets.
Anthony, who will be a free agent next summer, wants to go to a bigger market preferably on the
East Coast. He has turned down a $65 million extension and the whispers about his departure and are