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  1. Wizards adding a guard?

    Nick Borges

    The Washington Wizards have been looking at backcourt options and a signing is close to getting done, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein. Stein reports Tuesday morning: "ESPN sources say Wizards on the verge of signing veteran guard John Lucas III...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  2. Bucks big backcourt?

    Nick Borges

    Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd is looking at many lineups during the preseason and Tuesday when the team plays the Cleveland Cavaliers he's planning to start a big backcourt with Giannis Antetokounmpo as the point guard. "I think his first ...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  3. Rivers losing spot to Jimmer?

    Nick Borges

    Heading into training camp Austin Rivers was likely ahead of Jimmer Fredette on the backcourt depth chart, but after a couple preseason games the two have probably swapped spots. For the third consecutive preseason game Fredette shot lights out, whil...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  4. Bucks talk: Bayless, Ilyasova

    Nick Borges

    The Milwaukee Bucks have been looking to add a veteran to their backcourt and apparently they have completed the mission, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein. Stein writes: "ESPN sources say Bucks are closing in on a deal with free-agent guard Jerr...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  5. Pistons unsettled backcourt

    Nick Borges

    The Detroit Pistons agreed to terms with Caron Butler (two years, $9 million) and D.J. Augustin (two years, $6 million) on Sunday. With the addition of Augustin, the Pistons now have five point guards and at least two of them won't make the opening n...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  6. Raptors' full backcourt?

    Nick Borges

    The Toronto Raptors, according to the Toronto Star, re-signed point guard Greivis Vasquez soon after the 2014 NBA moratorium expired today. The deal is worth $13 million over two years. The Raptors are expected to finalize the four-year, $48 milli...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  7. Raptors thinned out backcourt

    Nick Borges

    The Toronto Raptors needed to thin out their backcourt for the coming season and that occurred on Monday. First, the Raptors waived seldom-used guard Julyan Stone, then we got word from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports that free agent Nando de Colo...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  8. Celtics backcourt set for 2014-15?

    Nick Borges

    The Boston Celtics now have a backcourt featuring Rajon Rondo, 2014 lottery draft pick Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley. On Wednesday morning the Celtics and Bradley agreed to terms on a deal that will pay him $32 million over four years, according to ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  9. Chris Paul's hamstring, J.J. Redick's back

    Nick Borges

    The Los Angeles Clippers head into Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors with some injury concerns regarding their starting backcourt. Chris Paul is dealing with a right hamstring issue, while J.J. Redick still has not fully recovered from the bac...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  10. Why Kings are signing Jared Cunningham

    Nick Borges

    The Sacramento Kings have an open roster spot after not offering Royce White a rest-of-season contract. The team needs some help in the backcourt since Ray McCallum and Ben McLemore are the only healthy guards, so on Monday they are going to sign Jar...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. Clippers backcourt getting healthy

    Nick Borges

    The Los Angeles Clippers' backcourt has been a bit thin recently due to injuries and sickness. Come Saturday, all but J.J. Redick will be available. Jamal Crawford has been out eight of the last nine games due to a strained left calf. "Crawford's ...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  12. Cavs next roster move

    Nick Borges

    UPDATE: According to the Akron Beacon-Journal, the Cavs will sign either Shane Edwards, Seth Curry and a third unknown player to a contract on Saturday. They will likely go for a backcourt player due to all their injuries. Currently the Cavs are w...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  13. Time for Dion Waiters to step up

    Nick Borges

    The Cleveland Cavaliers won't have Kyrie Irving available for at least the next two weeks and as expected head coach Mike Brown promoted Dion Waiters to the first unit next to Jarrett Jack in the backcourt. Waiters knows he needs to step up as a star...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  14. Gerald Green back to old role

    Nick Borges

    Eric Bledsoe will probably return to the Phoenix Suns active roster on Wednesday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bledsoe should assume his spot in the starting backcourt next to Goran Dragic, which means Gerald Green is heading back to the bench. Gr...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  15. Babb time in Beantown

    Nick Borges

    The Boston Celtics need some cover in the backcourt due to injuries, so they've decided to fill the 15th roster spot by signing guard Chris Babb to a 10-day contract, according to ESPNBoston.com. Babb has been playing for the Celtics D-League affilia...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  16. Doc Rivers' new rotation

    Nick Borges

    The Los Angeles Clippers welcomed back Chris Paul to the starting lineup on Sunday. The Clippers should also see J.J. Redick return on Wednesday, which means head coach Doc Rivers will have his starting backcourt together for the first time in a whil...

    Blog | February 10, 2014