Eastern Conference Finals preview?
The NBA’s first Friday of the year is upon us and the marquee matchup features the Miami Heat traveling to Brooklyn to take on the 0-1 Nets. Vegas has the Nets as the underdog, but Miami is coming in after a shaky loss the Philadelphia 76ers. Prediction: Heat 92 Nets 96.
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Welp, looks like Carmelo Anthony has changed his mind, the Knicks forward wants to retire a Knick after all. (Frank Isola/Daily News)
The Orlando Magic reportedly will trade Jameer Nelson if they can get a first round pick back. So if you want a point guard that will play 50 games a year and dish out six or seven assists a game, then Jameer may be for you! Or the general manager who deals that trade should be immediately terminated. (ESPN/Marc Stein)
Michael Jordan says he’d be happy to talk with Lebron James. (New York Times)
Kobe Bryant had a nice deposit into his bank account as the Lakers paid him $24 million in what is a front loaded contract. (ESPN LA)
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DeAndre Jordan and Andrew Bogut get into the season’s first “tiff”