SAM AMICK RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Rockets have won the Josh Smith auction and will land him once he clears waivers at 5 P.M. ET Wednesday. Smith will be signed for the rest of the season for around $2 million, and is expected to be in the starting lineup on Friday against the Grizzlies.
Josh Smith heading to Houston after clearing waivers, I can confirm. Wants to contend, excited about heading chance to...
While teams are lining up for the services of Josh Smith, the Houston Rockets believe they almost have him in the bag.
Josh Smith won't clear waivers until 5 pm ET tomorrow, but Rockets still very confident he'll come their way. Next game Friday v. Memphis.
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) December 23, 2014
Josh Smith and Dwight Howard have been trying to team up ever since Dwight...
Yesterday, the Lakers held a work out for seven players including Michael Beasley, Tony Douglas and Bobby Brown. While it’s still unclear what will happen on the Beasley front – who worked out for the Lakers for the second time this summer – it seems that Douglas intends to play in China next season, according to Sam Amick from USA Today.
While Douglas still has three days...
The Chicago Bulls made the first draft night trade of the 2014 NBA Draft. Sam Amick first reported the trade, which allows the Bulls more cap space, as well as getting a scoring threat that they needed. Marc Spears of Yahoo reported that it would be the 16th and 19th overall picks in exchange for […]
Nate Robinson will actually play two straight seasons with the same organization.
For the first time since 2010, Robinson is going to start the season with the team he ended the last one with. According to Sam Amick, Robinson will exercise his $2.1 million player option.
Also, agent Aaron Goodwin says Denver PG Nate Robinson – as he stated in March – will indeed exercise...
After meeting with ownership Tuesday, Mark Jackson was fired as head coach of the Golden State Warriors.
Mark Jackson will not be back as Golden State Warriors coach, @USATODAYsports has learned. Story to come.
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) May 6, 2014
Though players have publicly voiced their support of Jackson, reports of him possibly being let go have been surfacing for some time...
According to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports, the Warriors and Clippers got into a heated altercation led by Chris Paul and Marreese Speights after the Clippers beat Golden State in Game 7 Saturday night to advance to the second round of the playoffs.
According to three people with knowledge of the situation, the teams that went back and forth in a brilliant Game 7 of their first...
Sam Amick of USA Today Sports reported today that the Golden State Warriors have serious interest in acquiring Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich.Amick said: "According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the Golden State Warriors are among teams that had been showing serious interest in Hinrich long before the Deng trade. The person spoke to USA Today Sports on the condition...
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In this episode of RealGM Radio, host Daniel Leroux talks with Sam Amick of USA Today, Larry Coon of CBAFAQ.com, ESPN and HoopsWorld, and Charles Modiano of RealGM.
Sam (@sam_amick) and Daniel discuss the disparity between the Eastern Conference and Western Conference so far, the strong start of the Portland Trail Blazers, and the progress of DeMarcus Cousins.
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December 05, 2013