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After Underachieving Stint, Knicks Release Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings (right, #3), shown here defending John Wall in a game against the Washington Wizards, was waived by the Knicks early Monday morning to open up a roster spot for Chasson Randle. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons – Keith Allison

By Samip Delhiwala Published: March 1st, 2017 On Monday morning, hours before the team’s home matchup against the Toronto Raptors, the New York Knicks waived backup point guard Brandon Jennings in order to sign summer league standout and guard Chasson Randle. According to multiple reports, Jennings requested a release from …

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Despite Sophomore Slump, Porzingis Shines at ASG Festivities

After coming off of a monumental rookie year, Kristaps Porzingis has digressed in the first half of his second season. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Jerry Langan

By Sandy Mui Published: February 22nd, 2017 This past weekend, the NBA hosted its annual All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Among the All-Star festivities were the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and Taco Bell Skills Challenge, two events where New York Knicks’ sophomore Kristaps Porzingis displayed unworldly talent. In a 150-141 …

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Sacramento Kings Fail to Acquire Significant Assets in Blockbuster Cousins Trade

Former Sacramento King DeMarcus Cousins (right) will now look to dominate the front court with co-star Anthony Davis (left) after being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

By Samip Delhiwala Published: February 22nd, 2017 The DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors have been going on for years. The Sacramento Kings hesitated to trade their superstar center in the summers of both 2015 and 2016, and have now paid the ultimate price for pulling the trigger so late. On late …

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Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale to Reinforce Already-Dominant Rotation

Chris Sale, shown here in a 2012 game against the Baltimore Orioles, was traded to the Boston Red Sox yesterday after spending his entire seven-year career with the Chicago White Sox. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Keith Allison

By Samip Delhiwala Published: December 7th, 2016 After days of speculation that the Washington Nationals were nearing a deal, the Boston Red Sox stunningly won the Chris Sale sweepstakes, acquiring the starting pitcher from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday afternoon in exchange for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, and two …

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