Real: David Joerger [Lionel Hollins's assistant coach] to be named head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies
Rumors: Minnesota Timberwolves reject Cleveland Cavaliers offer of No. 1 draft pick, Dion Waiters and Tristan Thompson for Kevin Love.
Rumors: Houston Rockets have planned to move Thomas Robinson for a while — they need him off the books to make a full max-contract offer to Dwight Howard come 1 July 2013.
Real: Metta World Peace Won’t Opt Out Of Lakers Deal. World Peace will receive the $7.7 million owed to him next season in the final season of the five-year deal signed with the Lakers in 2009.
Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers interested in Paul Pierce. Cavs offering multiple second-round draft picks in exchange for Paul Pierce.
Rumors: 4 Candidates to Replace Doc Rivers as Boston Celtics Head Coach
- Kevin Eastman [Celtics assistant coach]
- Lionel Hollins
- Vinny Del Negro
- Danny Ainge