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Because of roster flaws, every team currently projected to make the playoffs except the Golden State Warriorscould be listed in the buy category heading into the Feb. 7 NBA trade deadline. However, because the market is saturated with more buyers than sellers, finding a deal will be challenging. Also consider that every playoff team is looking for a 6-foot-7 wing who can defend, not disrupt chemistry and make an occasional 3. Sounds easy, but those players are rarely available in trades. Last year, there were at least 12 teams who were proposed sellers, not including Cleveland, who felt pressure to make a trade to appease LeBron James, one general manager told ESPN. This year, that number is half. Factor in also that the deadline is pushed up two weeks from the last Thursday in February, so more teams think that making the playoffs is obtainable. Lets look at six sellers and four buyers, including how the news that...
Kyle Guy scored 23 and No. 3 Virginia pulled away in the second half and beat No. 20 Virginia Tech 64-58
Nikita Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 for their sixth straight win
Giants Bruce Bochy to retire after this season, his 25th as a big league manager
Players union head Tony Clark criticized baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to justify the price of a ticket
Surprise appearances from the third brand were the highlight of a cluttered show
Williams raved Monday about the Duke stars skillset and his uniqueness as a prospect
The Wildcats went from 14th to 12th on a ballot after losing to unranked St. Johns
One of the rounds most competitive ties gets underway on Tuesday
Fedora and UNC parted ways in December after seven seasons with the Tar Heels
James Harden, who has scored 30 points in 31 consecutive games to tie Wilt Chamberlains second-longest streak, stressed in a sit-down interview with ESPNs Rachel Nichols that the Rockets needed him to go on the run.
Bills quarterback Josh Allen took a shot at Jags cornerback Jalen Ramsey by autographing a photo at a fans request with the question, Hey Ramsey ... Am I still trash
Duke has reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll.
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry said Monday that, while there is not a perfect correlation between a bigger payroll and winning, spending more money helps.
Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown, a projected top-15 pick, underwent surgery for a Lisfranc injury last month that will prevent him from participating in the combine and his pro day, but he should be ready for summer training camp, per sources.
A standout college lacrosse goaltender in Massachusetts has a problem: Hes been sidelined because theres no helmet that fits his head.
New York Yankees stars Luis Severino and James Paxton chided crosstown rival New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom on Sunday for threatening to throw fewer innings while still making millions shouldhe not get a contract extension before Opening Day.
A track worker at the Bobsled World Cup in New York narrowly escaped serious injury Saturday as he was able to jump back over a ledge before being crushed by a speeding bobsled.
San Diego Fleet quarterback Philip Nelson turned heads Sunday after he completed a bizarre no-look pass to one of his receivers as he was getting chased by Atlanta Legends defensive linemen.
A low-level Italian soccer club suffered a brutal 20-0 loss Sunday as the financially struggling team fielded seven players, including six teenagers, to avoid being disqualified from the league.
Its back to reality for LeBron James, whos on a Los Angeles Lakers team thats struggling mightily to make the playoffs.
Machado, one of the premier free agents, was offered an eight-year deal worth at least $240 million by the Padres.
In a press conference addressing his fathers racist emails, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts explained the clubs decision to not pursue Harper or Machado.
Former University of Colorado football player T.J. Cunningham, who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks, was killed in a dispute over a parking spot.
Vikings QB Kirk Cousins tweeted nice things about the Miami weather, and Minnesota fans who are in the midst of a brutal winter werent happy.
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