I don't know. He's no Adrian Woj., but Ken Berger is a pretty reliable reporter. He's the one who broke the news on the lockout being over.
It's hard to imagine Bird lying or whatever, but let's see what happens.
As for the Bledsoe deal, I imagine we didn't do it because we wouldn't be able to retain him next season. If we trade Granger, it'd probably be to a team that can absorb his contract and give back a smaller asset, like Utah for Alec Burks or Atlanta for a 1st rounder.