Sam Amick

The Athletic NBA writer talks free agency.

Jim Rome
November 17, 2020 - 9:50 am
Sam Amick

USA Today


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All Topics: The Milwaukee Bucks trading for Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic | Milwaukee trying to surround Giannis Antetokounmpo with better talent | Thinks it’s likely Giannis will sign super max with Bucks | Houston Rockets organization | Mike D’Antoni leaving Houston started a domino effect | Harden’s future | Could Harden, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving co-exist? | 2020-21 Los Angeles Lakers | Lakers acquiring Dennis Schroeder

Nov 17th 2020

All Topics: 2020 NBA Finals | Lakers hammering the Heat in Game 1 | Heat injuries | You got to think this series is over if Goran Dragic is out for Miami | Jeanie Buss article | Jeanie’s last year |

Oct 1st 2020

Sept 18th 2020

All Topics: Pool side in Orlando | Miami vs. Boston, Game 2 reaction | Miami leading Boston 2 games to 0 | Two rough losses for the Celtics | Emotions of Boston’s players right now | Celtics locker room blowup after Game 2 | Speaking with Jimmy Butler | Los Angeles Clippers locker room | Kawhi’s role on the Clippers losing | Paul George | George shooting 3’s off the side of the glass | Nuggets vs. Lakers | Nikola Jokic’s sleep habits



June 23th 2020

All Topics: A spring without basketball | NBA plan to resume season in Orlando | Uptick of COVID-19 cases in Florida | Challenge of resuming season and being safe | Patrick Beverley’s tweet about LeBron James and playing | LeBron choosing not to be on players call on social justice and police reform | LeBron’s work on social justice | NBA’s protocol of safety | NBA players living in a bubble idea | Washington’s Davis Bertans choosing not to play | Tampering in Orlando | A real possibility of next season starting without fans



May 10th 2019

All Topics: Game 6 tonight, Houston vs. Golden State | About 3 hours out of Houston now | Kevin Durant injury | Initial reaction to KD’s injury | Drama surrounding KD injury | Word that KD’s injury wasn’t as bad as expected | Warriors having to play without KD tonight | Steve Kerr having to figure a new rotation | Off-season plans for Warriors | Locker room for Golden State is in a good place now | Durant’s future in Golden State | Kyrie Irving and LeBron James  



Feb 4th 2019

All Topics: Last week in the NBA | Anthony Davis wanting out of New Orleans | Boston can’t make a move on Davis until the summer | Davis’ options | Boston has to be nervous | LeBron’s ticking clock has a lot of to do with Davis wanting out now | Lakers locker room drama report | Kristaps Porzingis | New York Knicks putting all of their chips in on some blockbuster moves by trading Porzingis | Knicks feel like they are going to get Kevin Durant this summer | Players having so much power in the NBA

Jan 8th 2019

All Topics: James Harden only scoring 32 last night vs. Denver | Harden dominating Golden State last week | Houston’s win over Golden State | Daryl Morey | Chris Paul injury | The Rockets signing Austin Rivers | Golden State Warriors | Anthony Davis’ future in New Orleans | Possible landing spots for Davis next season | Paul George is feeling great in OKC right now



Dec 5th 2018

All Topics: 2017-18 Golden State Warriors | David West’s comments after winning the 2017-18 title | Warriors meningitis scare last season | The Warriors struggles of February and March last season | The Warriors are still in dynasty mode | Cleveland is in tank mode   



Oct 22nd 2018

All Topics: In attendance for LeBron’s Laker home debut | The vibe in the arena for LeBron’s Laker debut | Lakers-Rockets brawl | 2nd quarter play between CP3 and Rondo being chippy | CP3 setting Rondo off | History between CP3 and Rondo | Rajon Rondo spitting on Paul | NBA suspending CP3, Rondo, and Brandon Ingram | Sitting with Jeanie Buss