1. After DeAndre Jordan Mess, It Might Be Time for NBA to Alter Free-Agency Rules

    ORLANDO, Fla. — No one likes a killjoy, a spoilsport, especially when the transportation emojis , from rocket ships to banana boats, are flying fast and furious in the ...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 7 months ago 120,505 reads 398 comments

  2. DeAndre Jordan's Playful Side as Vital to Clippers as It Was Infuriating to Mavs

    LOS ANGELES — Now that the wild DeAndre Jordan recommitment ceremony is over—Mark Cuban not having the expected epilogue to his How to Win at the Sport of ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 128,571 reads 463 comments

  3. Lakers, Knicks Finding Salary-Cap Space and Big-Market Allure Are Fool's Gold

    In the frenzied early hours of NBA free agency, with cash flowing and promises flying, Greg Monroe— Age: 25; Position: forward; Upside: high — paused to consider his options...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 7 months ago 253,919 reads 433 comments

  4. Splashy Offseason Will Test Spurs' Ability to Do What They Do Best...Win Quietly

    Making splashy front-page headlines is not the way of the ninja. So after all the under-the-radar work and one-step-ahead fighting stratagems successfully implemented by the San ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 130,440 reads 295 comments

  5. DeAndre Jordan's Departure Shows Clips Still Chris Paul's Team, for Good and Bad

    LOS ANGELES — For his entire NBA career, Blake Griffin has been tighter than tight with DeAndre Jordan, the two at times commiserating over how much Los Angeles Clippers business in the past and future revolves around Chris Paul ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 396,060 reads 629 comments

  6. Kobe's Pitch to LaMarcus Aldridge Reveals Why Free Agents Are Rebuffing Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant could only say what he knew. He had lost faith in the Los Angeles Lakers , Bryant told LaMarcus Aldridge . Bryant did not believe the franchise could help him win again...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 951,170 reads 728 comments

  7. Forget Everything You Know About Free Agency, Because It's All About to Change

    The NBA free-agent market generally moves to a steady, predictable beat—a metronome powered by a cash register. Players hit the market. The drawer opens. The drawer empties...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 8 months ago 363,002 reads 236 comments

  8. The Biggest Sleeper Targets on the 2015 NBA Free-Agent Market

    Sit down, LaMarcus Aldridge . Stop hogging the spotlight, Marc Gasol . Sorry, DeAndre Jordan, we'll get to you later. This space is not for the NBA 's superstar free agents...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 57,112 reads 99 comments

  9. NBA Insiders Feel Warriors Will Have Plenty of Competition for Draymond Green

    The consensus among various NBA general managers, pro personnel directors, scouts and assistant coaches is that Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is not a restricted free agent teams will chase this summer as if he were a No...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 8 months ago 59,933 reads 82 comments

  10. 5 Realistic Targets for Boston Celtics to Chase During 2015 Offseason

    No, this list does not include LaMarcus Aldridge , or Draymond Green, or Kawhi Leonard. The Boston Celtics are an attractive free-agent destination with Brad Stevens at the helm ...

    Grant Rindner Written by Grant Rindner about 8 months ago 41,204 reads 87 comments

  11. Mavericks, Not Spurs, Could Be the Texas Team to Lure LaMarcus Aldridge Away

    When it comes to NBA free agency, armchair general managers—as in everyone who isn't an actual NBA GM—tend to pair available players with teams that have the cash and ...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 8 months ago 225,300 reads 546 comments

  12. NBA Free Agents 2015: Top 10 Players 25 Years and Under

    As we move closer to the start of free agency, NBA executives are preparing to place some of their franchises' biggest bets. Gauging future production isn't an exact science, so it's always a gamble to invest millions in a player's development...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 9 months ago 41,618 reads 100 comments

  13. NBA Free Agents 2015: Rumors and Predictions for Top Free Agents

    Man, are the NBA playoffs great or what? This weekend's slate of games featured several crazy buzzer-beaters and a Hall of Fame "mic drop" interview from Paul Pierce ...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 9 months ago 12,873 reads 6 comments

  14. NBA Free Agents 2015: Ranking the 10 Most Under-the-Radar Prospects

    As the playoffs are inching closer to the NBA Finals, there are already 22 teams in full-fledged offseason mode, scouring the free-agent market in search of the perfect fit—perhaps even hoping to snag a great player flying under the radar...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 9 months ago 30,104 reads 55 comments

  15. 2015 NBA Free Agents: List of Top Available Players This Offseason

    With the NBA ’s regular season drawing to a close, the offseason immediately looms for 14 of the league’s 30 teams, and that means those franchises and their fans are ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 months ago 61,592 reads 134 comments

  16. Is Stevan Ridley the Best Free Agent Still on the Market?

    It's not easy being a running back in today's NFL . The pounding ball-carriers take has remained the same, but paychecks and job security for running backs is dwindling by the year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 16,511 reads 30 comments

  17. NFL Free Agency 2015: Grades for Friday Signings and Trades

    Everything must GO! It's the rallying cry of hundreds of cheesy TV commercials—and apparently the 2015 New Orleans Saints. There's hasn't been a bigger mover and shaker in free agency this year than Mickey Loomis and the Saints...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 42,158 reads 106 comments

  18. NFL Free Agency 2015: Grades for Thursday Signings and Trades

    DeMarco, whoa whoa whoa whoa. Heading into the third day of NFL free agency 2015, the biggest name left on the open market was undoubtedly Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 87,455 reads 82 comments

  19. NFL Free Agency 2015: Grades for Wednesday Signings and Trades

    They say that the waiting is the hardest part. Well, Tom Petty said it, anyway. Miami Dolphins fans were singing along with Petty Tuesday...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 178,662 reads 141 comments

  20. NFL Free Agency 2015: Grades for Tuesday Signings and Trades

    Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. After three days of legal tampering that saw the rumors and speculation flying fast and furious, 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday marked the official beginning of the 2015 league year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 519,642 reads 543 comments

  21. The Sports Tax Man Breaks Down the Financial Ins and Outs of NFL Free Agency

    On March 10, the free-for-all begins, when the floodgates open and free agency kicks off across the NFL . There's already been a boatload of speculation regarding potential destinations for this year's top free agents...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 9,016 reads 6 comments

  22. Best Landing Spots for Top Free-Agent QB Josh McCown

    It's good to be a free-agent quarterback. Even one coming off a bad season. Despite a miserable first (and only) season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Josh McCown isn't hurting for suitors in 2015...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 25,038 reads 52 comments