After signing Indiana Pacers role player Lance Stephenson to a three-year, $27 million contract last offseason, the Charlotte Hornets have traded the struggling guard to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes.
If it weren’t for Marc Gasol’s impending free agency, LaMarcus Aldridge would be the best available player on the market in 2015. After nine great seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers, LA looks to be on the way out of Oregon after yet another early playoff exit.
The 2015 NBA Finals are almost over as, at a maximum, the championship series can only feature two more games. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors met in game five on Sunday night.
After playing a close game through three quarters, the Golden State Warriors pulled away with ease in the fourth, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 to take a commanding 3-2 lead in the 2015 NBA Finals.
The Golden State Warriors really stepped it up and easily covered the spread for the first time since Game 1, and they are now the betting odds favorites for Game 5.
Much has been made about Matthew Dellavedova and his play in the 2015 NBA Finals. The 24-year old guard, primarily used as support off of the bench, has been called upon to play big minutes in the championship series following the game one injury to Kyrie Irving.
The 2015 NBA Finals looked as though they were heading Cleveland's way following game three. The Cavs, playing at home for game four, had a 2-1 lead and appeared poised to take a commanding 3-1 lead entering play on Thursday night.
While the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors battle it out on the NBA’s biggest stage, the Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, and New York Knicks have problems of their own to worry about.