As this was a pretty busy offseason, going to use Friday as a day to catch up on all the transactions that have happened over the course of the week, highlighting the more important ones.
I know the offseason is nearly over, however, this will be something to take with the blog in the future.
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Tuesday – The biggest news of the day was the Bobcats and Hornets swapping of centers. Emeka Okafor formerly of the Bobcats was sent over to the Hornets in exchange for Tyson Chandler.
But also happening on Tuesday was Earl Watson getting signed by the Indiana Pacers. Watson has generally been considered one of the leagues best backup point guards for the past few seasons and is going to be filling the hole left with the Pacers losing Jarrett Jack.
Also the Mavs continued to stock up on talent adding veteran forward Tim Thomas to the mix.
Wednesday – Biggest transaction of the day would be the Hornets signing Ike Diogu. Diogu is in the Paul Millsap mold and could be a valuable pick up for the Hornets.
Thursday – The Raptors are having one of the busiest offseasons in the league as they continued to make moves. On Thursday they traded Devean George and some cash to the Warriors for summer league star Marco Belinelli. In Belinelli’s two years at Golden State, he seeming couldn’t get out of Coach Nelson’s dog house, so the change of scenery should be good for him.
Friday – The big news on Friday is the NBA Champion Los Angeles bringing back Lamar Odom. There was a long cat and mouse game between the Odom and the Lakers this summer, but Odom will join his fellow NYC buddy Ron Artest in the purple and gold.
Also on Friday, the Bucks actually added a piece this time when they signed Hakim Warrick.
- That’s all for this week, will update as things change.
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(Justin DeFeo is a co-lead blogger on Sir Charles in Charge. For more NBA and general basketball updates, thoughts and discussion, you can follow him on Twitter.)