National Basketball League Basketball Schedule, News, Tickets, Scores, Players, Blogs, Videos, Links and More
More Fan Site Teams:

Timberwolves Asked for Eric Gordon, PJ Tucker in Rockets Talks

Timberwolves Asked for Eric Gordon, PJ Tucker in Rockets Talks
Published On: Wed, Oct 10
Mar 22, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) and forward P.J. Tucker (17) react against the Dallas Mavericks at US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Mavericks 98-92. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

TheA Minnesota TimberwolvesA reportedly asked theA Houston RocketsA for shooting guardA Eric GordonA and forward PJ Tucker in a trade involving All-Star Jimmy Butler.

According to ESPN'sA Stefano Fusaro, Minnesota called Houston with the offer Tuesday, but the Rockets won't part with Tucker.

ESPN'sA Adrian WojnarowskiA reported Monday that the Timberwolves and Miami Heat were on the brink of a blockbuster deal involving Butler over the weekend. It fell apart, however.

Butler asked for a trade a few weeks ago and reportedly favored a deal to Miami because of the Heat's ability and willingness to sign him to a hefty extension.

Wojnarowski added that the Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks are among the other teams Butler has interest in joining.

Houston's ability to sign Butler to an extension is somewhat questionable given the bigA contractsA guards James Harden and Chris Paul are already playing under.

Butler could be a rental in the Rockets' case as they attempt to push past the Golden State Warriors after losing to them in last season's Western Conference Finals in seven games.

Read the complete news article here...


More Featured News

Celtics, Raptors To Rest Hayward, Leonard
Published On: Sat, Oct 20
As we noted this morning, theA Lakers plan to be cautious with LeBron Jamesa€˜ minutes this season. Evidently following suit, theA CelticsA have announced that Gordon Hayward (link)...
Charles Barkley: Only one team can stop Warriors from winning another NBA title
Published On: Sat, Oct 20
Though the Warriors are huge favorites to win the NBA title for a third consecutive season, there are several teams with talented rosters capable of overthrowing the champs. But acc...
Warriors' Kerr says Jerebko is 'one of us' after scoring game-winner
Published On: Sat, Oct 20
Warriors forward Jonas Jerebko was swiftly signed by Golden State after being released by the Utah Jazz this summer.The move came back to hurt the Jazz after the unheralded Jerebko ...
Steve Kerr: I support Colin Kaepernick 100 percent, says true patriotism is helping others
Published On: Sat, Oct 20
If youa€™ve seen or heard Steve Kerr talking politics in the past few years, ita€™s no surprise the Warriors coach hasA Colin Kaepernicka€™s back a€” hea€™s blasted the NFLa€™s nati...
Russell Westbrook gets into verbal spat with Clippers Montrezl Harrell
Published On: Sat, Oct 20
Oklahoma City Thunder superstar point guard Russell Westbrook is one of the most intense players in the NBA, so even if hea€™s not playing in a game, hea€™s still going to have some...
Clips have strong chance to land Leonard and Butler
Published On: Sat, Oct 20
The Los Angeles Clippers are apparently a hotbed for star players.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Clippers have a strong chance of landing Kawhi Leonard. He...
Jerseys Hats Shirts Sweatshirts