1. Thanks, but No Thanks: New York Knicks Shouldn't Be Chasing a Kyrie Irving Trade

    Two stages of reaction should follow the news that Kyrie Irving wants to play for the New York Knicks . First up: bemused elation...

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  2. It's Too Late for Kyrie-LeBron, but Other Shaky NBA Marriages Can Still Be Saved

    It's too late for Kyrie Irving and LeBron James . The All-Star point guard has already requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst ...

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  3. 5 Best NBA Contracts at Every Position

    You've already seen the NBA 's worst contracts at every position . Now it's time to celebrate the best. Most of these deals were signed in a different salary-cap climate, and they're being evaluated against the current one...

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  4. Ranking Top 10 BIG3 Players: Rashard Lewis Is the Alpha Dog

    And now for the BIG3 player rankings you didn't know you couldn't live without until this very second. Five games into Ice Cube's summertime baby, we have a pretty good idea of who's showing out...

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  5. Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 NBA Free-Agent Class

    Imagine thinking it's too early to discuss 2018 NBA free agency. Plenty of 2017 dominoes still need to fall (howdy, Nerlens Noel), but next year's available names are already beckoning—and they want us to know they wish it were 2016...

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  6. Ranking NBA's Up-and-Coming Free-Agent Destinations

    Move over, San Antonio Spurs. Have fun scouring the bargain bin, Golden State Warriors. Enjoy the onset stages of your rebuild, Chicago Bulls and Dallas Mavericks(?). Stop hogging all the offseason headlines, Houston Rockets...

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  7. NBA Teams That Should Be Tanking During 2017-18 Season

    As the NBA free-agency craze grinds to a slow halt, not every team has a firm grasp on where it stands. This is great news for the ones that do—particularly when they know there's no chance of playing meaningful games next season...

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  8. NBA Free-Agency Report Cards for All 30 Teams so Far

    One minute, you're glued to Twitter, watching NBA free agency unfold in real-time, your mind racing to figure out why Gordon Hayward joined the Boston Celtics twice ...

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  9. 5 Worst NBA Contracts at Every Position

    Remember last summer, amid the NBA 's salary-cap explosion, when there was almost no such thing as a bad contract? Welcome back to reality...

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  10. Impact Moves Teams Should Still Pursue During NBA Offseason

    If you think you're free to focus on leisure and diehard interests other than your devout NBA fandom, think again. The offseason isn't slowing down yet. We're reminded of this daily, with each new breaking-news item...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 249,558 reads 0 comments

  11. Everything You Need to Know from Day 10 of NBA Free Agency

    NBA teams weren't focused on adding stars during Monday's portion of the free-agency festivities. Not many remain on the open market, and the ones who do are still hearing pitches and evaluating offers...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 68,677 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Free-Agency Roundup: Gordon Hayward Dominoes Continue to Fall

    The Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons have made the NBA 's 2017 free-agency proceedings a lot more interesting. By swapping Avery Bradley and Marcus Morris, as first reported by ESPN...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 79,974 reads 0 comments

  13. Grading Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons' Trade for Avery Bradley

    Gordon Hayward is now officially allowed to join the Boston Celtics. Before the All-Star forward could put pen to paper on his four-year, $128 million contract, the Celtics first needed to clear more cap space...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 63,767 reads 0 comments

  14. Banana Boats and Emoji Wars: The Day DeAndre Jordan Turned Twitter Upside Down

    The Dallas Mavericks thought the deal was done. Little did they know DeAndre Jordan had other plans. Doubt gave way to signer's remorse, which led to the most epic free-agent ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 68,140 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Free Agency Roundup: Miami Heat Shaping Identity, but Questions Still Loom

    The run finally happened. Up to this point, the NBA 's free-agency period had been a stop-and-start affair. One player signed, then the league waited with bated breath for a domino effect that never came...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 137,379 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Free-Agency Roundup: C's Not Done Dealing in Wake of Gordon Hayward Signing

    Stop me if you've heard this before, but some of the NBA 's big free-agency news revolved around the Golden State Warriors getting even better. I know. That's redundant at this point...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 311,713 reads 0 comments

  17. Warriors Give Nick Young Chance to Reinvent Himself While Still Being 'Swaggy P'

    Nick Young is following JaVale McGee's path toward redemption—and potentially, if inevitably, an NBA title. The powder-keg chucker has agreed to join the reigning champion Golden State Warriors on a one-year deal worth $5...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 79,415 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Free Agency Roundup: Gordon Hayward's Wild False Start, Kings Haul and More

    The Golden State Warriors got better. The Sacramento Kings found some high-quality veterans to boost their on-court appeal and aggregate locker-room presence...

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  19. Monday NBA Free Agency Roundup: Kevin Durant's New Deal Shows Winning Comes 1st

    Well, this is unique. W hen was the last time a superstar and reigning Finals MVP took a gigantic cut of his potential paycheck to remain with the organization that brought ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 153,643 reads 0 comments

  20. Ripple Effects Chris Paul Trade Has on NBA's Free-Agency and Trade Markets

    The Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers are not the only teams impacted by the (wildly unexpected) Chris Paul trade. Many more will feel the ramifications of this early-summer blockbuster...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 48,793 reads 0 comments

  21. Predicting 2017 NBA Free Agency's Most Shameless Ring-Chasers

    Promise an NBA free agent a lucrative payday, and you win over his bank account. Promise him the opportunity to compete for a championship, and you spare your own...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 156,890 reads 0 comments

  22. Flight Risk Meter for NBA's Top 25 Free Agents

    Round and round the NBA 's free-agency rumor mill turns, faster and faster as July 1 nears. Where will the top 25 names land? Nobody knows. Well, except us. Sometimes...

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  23. Ranking NBA's Least Attractive Free-Agent Destinations

    Not every NBA team deserves the consideration of quality free agents. Market size and appeal is often used to begin this kind of discussion. We're throwing it out the window...

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  24. Each Team's Top Potential Free-Agent Target After the 2017 NBA Draft

    It's official: You are now free to do your "The NBA draft is over, so bring on free agency before the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors drain the mystery from another regular season" happy dance...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 186,625 reads 0 comments

  25. Sixers Complete Promising Big 3 with Markelle Fultz, but Questions Still Remain

    That's a wrap for the Philadelphia 76ers ' "process." Well, almost. If they're lucky. The Sixers completed their Big Three-in-training Thursday night, using the No...

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