posted on Aug, 16 2004 @ 03:26 PM
Payton doesn't want to be a Celtic
Although Gary Payton said this weekend that he would rather "quit" than play in Boston, his agent told the Herald's Mark Murphy that his client still
hasn't decided if he will join the Celtics. Payton would prefer to play for the Timberwolves, Clippers or Rockets.
Yao reaches breaking point
Pau Gasol smashed into Yao, with both crashing to the floor. Yao was called for his fifth foul and leaped to his feet, marching angrily toward the
official before stomping off the court and throwing himself into the bench with a show of anger he has rarely demonstrated with the Rockets or Chinese
Isiah takes last shot at Dampier
New York Daily News
Their chances are considered slim, if not none, but the Knicks could find out as soon as today if Erick Dampier is going to wind up as their starting
center for next season... One person with knowledge of the trade talks said last night that Memphis is out of the running, adding, 'We all expect
Dampier to go to Atlanta. They've got more money than anybody else.' ...While Thomas keeps his fingers crossed on Dampier, the Knicks are almost
certain to re-sign Vin Baker this week.
Williams a tough call for O'Connor, Jazz
Salt Lake Tribune
Should he stay or go? The case for matching the Bucks' offer to keep Mo Wiliams: l He's only 21 and should keep improving.
Curry on Grizzlies' radar
According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the Grizzlies have inquired about Curry but aren't willing to send Bonzi Wells and Stromile Swift to the
Bulls as proposed. According to a league source, three other teams have presented the Bulls with offers for Curry, but Bulls general manager John
Paxson remains somewhat hesitant.
Stojakovic skipped out on the Olympics, but won't cop out on the Kings
San Antonio Express-News
Trust this, though: Stojakovic will be firing up that flick-of-the-wrist jumper in purple and black Kings garb once again, just as Carter is going to
open the season in Toronto, and Allen in Seattle. Players can make all the demands they want, but if they want to get paid, the teams that have their
rights can make demands of their own: Give us your best effort, as always.
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