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Sam Hinkie: Sixers didn't have any conversations about Anthony Bennett

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie denied the rumors that the team had tried to acquire 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett in a conference call on Tuesday. "I can tell you unequivocally we didn't have any conversations about [Bennett]," Hinkie said, via The Intelligencer's Tom Moore. The Philadelphia Daily News erroneously reported weeks ago that...
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Kevin Love says Timberwolves owner should focus on his own team

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love responded Wednesday morning to comments made by Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, who said Tuesday that the All-Star forward will end up being the scapegoat if the new-look Cavs struggle. “I think emotions are definitely running high right now,” Love told ESPN Radio’s ‘Mike & Mike.’ “For Glen to say that, I just think...
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Saunders gives fans 'Get Out of Work' note for event

After an arduous, drawn-out process that seemed to last an eternity, the Minnesota Timberwolves will at long last officially introduce Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young, the players the team acquired in its long-awaited trade of disgruntled star Kevin Love. The team did announce the acquisitions in a newspaper ad shortly after the deal […] The post Flip Saunders...
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Report: Cavs, T-Wolves & Sixers Complete Three-Team Deal To Send Kevin Love To Cleveland

According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Cavs, Timberwolves and Sixers have officially completed their three-team deal that will send Kevin Love to Cleveland. The Timberwolves will acquire Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a $6.3 million trade exception and will send Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved and Miami’s 2015 first-round draft pick to Philadelphia as part of the deal...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
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Timberwolves Rumors: Anthony Bennett to stay on Wolves roster despite trade rumors

Tomorrow is August 23rd, which means it will be the first day that Andrew Wiggins will be eligible to be traded.  This is important, of course, because the rumors have been circulating for weeks now that Wiggins and Anthony Bennett would be headed to Minnesota for Kevin Love.  Trying to replace Love in the starting lineup, the Timberwolves were also rumored to be pursuing Thaddeus...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Kevin Love Deal Can Be Completed Saturday

Here’s your friendly reminder that Kevin Love could be a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers as early as tomorrow (Saturday). The reported trade sending Love to Cleveland in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a draft selection can become official on August 23, which marks the 30-day period since Wiggins signed his rookie NBA contract. The deal has been reported as a...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves May Keep Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett has been linked to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of the long-anticipated Kevin Love deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he may be staying with the Minnesota Timberwolves after all. The Wolves have reportedly been interested in flipping Bennett for Thaddeus Young from the 76ers. Beat writer Jerry Zgoda reports that Bennett will stay with the Wolves. "Just...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett blocks out Kevin Love trade talk, helps Andrew Wiggins

It has been an unusual summer to say the least for two of Canada’s top young basketball players. Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett have been front and centre in off-season NBA talk, with the Cleveland Cavaliers expected to send them to Minnesota with a first-round pick for all-star forward Kevin Love as soon as Saturday. Wiggins, the No. 1 overall pick last June, deftly danced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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76ers were interested in Anthony Bennett prior to 2013 Draft

Anthony Bennett is reportedly heading to Minnesota, along with Andrew Wiggins, in the Kevin Love deal that will take place towards the end of the month. That doesn't necessarily mean that the Sixers involvement in a deal is dead. They liked Bennett before last year's draft, and they likely like him still.Check out the original article from here.--In Sam Hinkie’s...
Via Around the Arc
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anthony Bennett Pulled By Agent From Pro-Am Game

Anthony Bennett was recently pulled by his agent from a pro-am pickup game, according to a report. Bennett has been in trade speculation with the Cleveland Cavaliers' pursuit of Kevin Love. Bennett averaged 4.1 points in his rookie season as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, but he averaged 14 points and 10.5 rebounds in summer league. Love also recently pulled out from Team USA.
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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