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Bucher: Timberwolves To Amnesty Darko To Make Batum Offer Sheet

Ric Bucher of reports that the Minnesota Timberwolves plan to use their amnesty clause on center Darko Milicic to free up cap space to make an offer to Portland Trail Blazers restricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum. --------------------------- The Minnesota Timberwolves plan to amnesty center Darko Milicic in order to give an offer sheet to Portland Trail Blazers restricted free agent Nicolas Batum, a league source says. ... The Timberwolves were in talks to trade for Batum, offering two first-round picks and acquiring Kyle Korver from the Bulls in exchange for a second-round pick, a league source said. But the teams were not able to agree to a trade. --------------------------- Sam Amick of has confirmed Minnesota's amnesty decision. Darko is on the books for $5.2 million in 2012-13 and $5.7 million in 2013-14, but the last year is only partially guaranteed. ed: text edited, bumped to front page

How Batum could mess up our summer...

I love reading everyone's post about the trade and free agents we should go after this summer. And, just for the record, I love Batum's game and potential (even though I'm not quite sure that he's...


Want to go in on season tickets next year?

Hey everyone. So this past year I went in on a pair of season tickets with 2 friends. Essentially, we did a "draft" at the beginning of the season and each ended up with a pair of tickets to a...


Which Blazer do you want shooting the free throws in the clutch?

First off, let me start off by saying that I love the Blazers, I love the way they're playing (most of the time), and I can't wait until their next game so I can watch it on TV and cheer for...


Matthews keeps the starting job after Roy's return?

What do you guys think of Roy coming off the bench even after he returns from this most recent knee flare-up? Pros: -the starting unit can build chemistry and focus on pushing the tempo and...


Wesley Matthews = PGOTF?

I was pretty impressed with the job Wesley did defending Deron Williams last night.  That, combined with his ballhandling skills and basketball IQ make me wonder whether he could run the starting...


Trade Drawer: A Healthy Center?

In light of Pendergraph injuring his knee in a way that sounds an awful lot like a ligament injury, what do you guys think the Blazers should do next?  I'm not a huge fan of making Aldridge play a...

Aldridge quoted by Jazz, talking about the impact of Boozer's departure on Utah


I also thought it was interesting to read Utah's perspective on the games and individual performances...

Free Agent Guard Dwayne Mitchell Will be at the Blazers' training camp.


Agent Ronald Shade tells HoopsHype free agent guard Dwayne Mitchell will be at the Blazers' training camp.

Camby Interview (in Spanish)


Anyone want to do a little translating? Although I've got a little French under my belt and can probably help with Batum, my Spanish skills are sorely lacking.

A(nother) Look At Wesley Matthews


Here's another good article on Wesley from Rip City Project; I'm getting pretty excited to see this guy play!


Sneak Peek of Informal Scrimmaging and Training Camp?

I was just wondering whether the informal scrimmaging already taking place in Tualatin as well as the actual training camp are closed to outsiders or whether reporters and/or visitors are allowed...


Trade Drawer - What Have the Celtics Done For Us Lately?

So I checked out the ESPN Trade Machine to see if there was anything that the Celtics had to offer that would make me feel excited about a Rudy trade, and only one player stood out on their...


All Quiet on the Armon / Patty Front...

Didn't the Blazers say they would reach a decision about whether Patty or Armon won the 15th roster spot by last week? Is it possible that the Blazers are holding off on announcing a decision...

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