As the sluggish NBA trade market nears its deadline, history has shown that a player’s desired trade destination may not matter.

The NBA trade market continues to quietly decline, with little chatter about substantial deals gaining actual development. There are frameworks passed around front offices and players given roles, but this transactional landscape before the February 9th bell is sorely lacking in significant talent on the block, in the eyes of key executives, especially for teams … Read more

Could O.G. Anunoby put a team over the top?: Vecenie’s trade deadline mailbag

The Athletic’s senior writer and NBA Draft expert Sam Vecenie is answering your questions ahead of the NBA trade deadline. Submitted questions have been edited for clarity and length. For Sam’s thoughts on Myles Turner’s new deal, the Suns’ future and more, check out Part I of this mailbag. Could O.G. Anunoby really put a … Read more

Monsters Rise – Deadline

With this year’s domestic box office expected to top $9 billion, of course the major Hollywood studios are taking Super Bowl LVII ad spots very seriously. The big game, which last year drew 112 million viewers, continues to be a huge trumpet when it comes to getting attention for your supporting films — and this … Read more

Amick: The NBA MVP race, the Wild West and why the Hawks, Grizzlies should make deadline trades

A public service announcement to my fellow NBA scribes who have a vote for Most Valuable Player: This race is far from over, so please don’t lose your focus down the stretch of the second half. Narratives be darned, the games from here until mid-April should be analyzed and scrutinized as dutifully as the ones … Read more

Transfer deadline day: Premier League clubs smashed spending records in the January window

A British transfer record was shattered on deadline day as an unprecedented transfer window ended in January with Premier League clubs spending £2.8bn over the 2022-23 season. Chelsea’s €121m (£107m) deal for Benfica Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez – Once confirmed – would take top-flight club total expenditures in January to a record £815m. More than … Read more

Perhaps Patrick Kane is no longer fit for the Rangers trade deadline

Approaching the 13-game March 3 trade deadline, three weeks and four days after the Rangers resumed the schedule Monday, should address the shortcomings exposed and the lessons learned in last year’s defeat to Tampa Bay in the Conference Finals. When GM Chris Drury reviews those last four games in which the Blues scored one goal … Read more

Everton Transfer Deadline Day: Live Blog | BBC says the blues are over

live blog 8:15 p.m. BT – Who is Ayo? It looks like the only player left we could sign is 33-year-old free agent Andre Ayew. Everton still has nothing to say on the Andre Ayew link – Vinnie O’Connor (@VinnOConnor) January 31, 2023 8:00 p.m. BT – just wait It’s like the last 10 minutes … Read more

Jafar Jackson’s nephew Michael Jackson to play King of Pop in movie – Deadline

except: Michael Jackson will play the late icon’s 26-year-old nephew Jaffar Jackson in the Antoine Fuqua-directed biopic for Lionsgate. Fuqua just posted a confirmation on Instagram. The singer-songwriter is the son of Jermaine Jackson, brother of Michael and member of The Jackson 5. Jafar has been singing and dancing since the age of 12, and … Read more

Rockets at NBA trade deadline and their future projection: Hollinger and Iko

With the Feb. 9 trade deadline inching closer, the Houston Rockets are in an interesting position. They are 12-38, last in the Western Conference, but still have intrigue with a veteran capable of helping a playoff team in Eric Gordon, a bunch of young players and solid draft capital at their disposal. The season hasn’t … Read more

Brad Stephens has outlined what kind of moves the Celtics are expected to make at the trade deadline, if any

Celtics Stevens also defended interim head coach Joe Mazzola amid the team’s recent three-game losing streak in an interview on 98.5 The Sports Hub. Brad Stephens doesn’t expect the Celtics to make a big move at the trade deadline. The NBA trade deadline is just under two weeks away and although the Celtics have no … Read more