Jay King

Newsdesk contributor

Jay King is a Newsdesk Contributor in SB Nation's East regional sites. He also edits the blog Celtics Town and contributes on a freelance basis to a handful of other publications. He often, and quite annoyingly, discusses the one time he dunked a basketball, but there don't seem to be any other witnesses. At age 14, Jay thought he would play professional basketball one day. Unfortunately, he spent the next six years discovering how the NBA is not the place for slow, 6'1 toothpicks with no ball-handling skills and zero defensive abilities to speak of. Think of him as a slower Eddie House with an exponentially less accurate jump shot. After learning that his heart far outweighed his athletic ability, Jay turned to sports writing instead. His playing days in the past, Jay will still always have that one dunk. Even if nobody else remembers it.


Dwight Howard Trade Rumors 2012: Nets Ruled Out Barring 'Something Crazy,' Magic Suspending Discussions

The Orlando Magic have told Dwight Howard they have decided to suspend discussions focused on trading the All-Star center in order to spend more time on their head coaching search, according to a...

NBA Free Agency 2012: Marcus Camby Officially Acquired By New York Knicks In Sign-And-Trade

The New York Knicks announced on Wednesday that they have officially acquired Marcus Camby via a sign-and-trade deal with the Houston Rockets. The deal was agreed upon earlier this week, but could...

NBA Free Agency Rumors 2012: New York Knicks '50-50' On Matching Landry Fields' Offer Sheet, According To Report

When restricted free agent Landry Fields signed a rich offer sheet from the Toronto Raptors, it was generally assumed that the New York Knicks would allow him to leave. But according to a report...

Dwight Howard Trade Rumors 2012: Brook Lopez Could Sign Offer Sheet, Kill Brooklyn Nets' Howard Hopes

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez is considering whether to sign an offer sheet with an unnamed rival team and has the power to kill any potential Dwight Howard trade to the Nets, according to the...

NBA Free Agency Rumors 2012: Gerald Wallace Officially Re-Signs With Brooklyn Nets

The Nets have re-signed veteran forward Gerald Wallace, who was acquired in a trade with the Portland Trail Blazers last season

Dwight Howard Trade Rumors 2012: Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic Re-Engage In Discussions, According To Report

The Dwight Howard saga continued on Wednesday, when the Orlando Magic reportedly re-engaged in trade discussions with the Brooklyn Nets.

Jeremy Lin Free Agency Rumors 2012: Lin Denies Report Of Being Unhappy With New York Knicks

Jeremy Lin denied being unhappy with the New York Knicks for the way they treated him during NBA free agency.

New York Knicks Offseason News 2012: Knicks, Raptors To Meet In Montreal During 2012 Preseason

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday that they will play the New York Knicks in a preseason game at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Oct. 19. The Knicks have already added a pair of veterans this...

Dwight Howard Trade Rumors 2012: Brook Lopez, Brooklyn Nets Close On Contract Extension, According To Report

Brook Lopez and the Brooklyn Nets have been negotiating a contract extension and could agree on one at some point within the next 48 hours, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. If Lopez'...

Dwight Howard Trade Rumors 2012: Cavaliers Complicate Deal By Dropping Out -- Report

Dwight Howard trade talks between the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic hit a snag on Tuesday, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Wojnarowski reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers have...

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