1. 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...

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  2. 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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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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 1 month ago 48,771 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 156,819 reads 0 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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 1 month ago 186,491 reads 0 comments

  9. 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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  10. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Knicks Star Kristaps Porzingis

    Phil Jackson wouldn't really consider trading Kristaps Porzingis, would he? He would. He is. "So we've been getting calls and we're listening, but we're not intrigued yet at ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 110,644 reads 0 comments

  11. From Superman to Journeyman: Can Dwight Howard Revive NBA Career in Charlotte?

    Dwight Howard is many things. Polarizing, imposing, captivating, just to name a few. His defensive impact might be overlooked and his remaining athleticism underestimated, but he is neither martyr nor patsy...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 41,197 reads 0 comments

  12. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Chicago Bulls Star Jimmy Butler

    Jimmy Butler left his early June sit-down with Chicago Bulls brass under the impression he would not be placed on the trade block, according to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 302,402 reads 0 comments

  13. Good Luck with That: Cleveland Cavaliers' GM Job Among NBA's Least Appealing

    To borrow a phrase, the Cleveland Cavaliers almost have it all. LeBron James . Kyrie Irving . Kevin Love. Tristan Thompson. Positive locker room personalities. Three straight NBA Finals appearances, with an open invitation to many more...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 23,688 reads 0 comments

  14. What Would Paul George Do for Every Suitor's Title Chances?

    Everybody wants a piece of Paul George . George has informed the Indiana Pacers he'll leave preferably for the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency next summer, which has prompted ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 85,192 reads 0 comments

  15. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Pacers Star Paul George

    Paul George 's trade value plummeted Sunday. According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , George officially "informed" the Indiana Pacers "that he plans to become a free ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 527,875 reads 0 comments

  16. Best Comparisons for Every Top-30 Prospect in the NBA Draft

    What if the top 2017 NBA draft prospects could scour the league's current depth charts and find Future Them? They can't, because duh. But let's pretend it's possible and then find their future selves for them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 264,103 reads 0 comments

  17. Fool's Gold: 2017 NBA Free Agents Who Are Not Worth the Risk

    Not all notable NBA free agents are worth the risks attached to their summer price tags. Every offseason investment of significance comes with built-in uncertainty. Players get injured...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 150,748 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Teams Best Positioned to Land a Superstar During 2017 Offseason

    Among the many repercussions that will result from the Golden State Warriors running roughshod over the rest of the NBA , not one is more tantalizing than the possible mass relocation ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 252,923 reads 0 comments

  19. 1 Realistic Free Agent Every NBA Contender Should Chase This Offseason

    Not even the NBA 's best title contenders are finished products. OK, fine, maybe a certain juggernaut in Silicon Valley is beyond completion. But the rest of the Association's championship hopefuls will be looking to improve during free agency...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 227,271 reads 0 comments

  20. The Biggest Draft-Related Question Each NBA Team Needs to Answer

    Take a break from bemoaning the lack of parity in the NBA playoffs. You've earned it. Besides, the draft is coming, and we've got questions...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 190,041 reads 0 comments

  21. Dark-Horse Destinations for NBA's Top Free Agents

    Every NBA free agent worth a darn enters the summer with a defined subset of suitors. His preferred destination may be unknown, but the list of teams pleading for his services is almost entirely spelled out by the time July 1 rolls around...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 244,551 reads 0 comments

  22. See You at the Crossroads: NBA Teams Facing Toughest Offseasons

    The NBA offseason is supposed to provide teams with a relatively fresh slate. The excited demeanors and rampant optimism that pervade media days just before training camps open? The summer is the detour these squads take to reach that point...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 50,552 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Free Agents Who Could Receive Unexpected Max Contracts

    In the NBA , max contracts are typically like Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors, Part III: We see them coming a mile away. These deals are usually reserved for franchise cornerstones—players who aren't hard to spot...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 114,693 reads 0 comments

  24. Realistic Offseason Scenarios That Could Prevent Cavs-Warriors Round 4

    With all due respect to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, we'd rather not see this exact NBA Finals matchup in 2018, for the fourth consecutive year. Third time's a charm...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 144,740 reads 0 comments

  25. Hater's Free-Agency Guide: Why Your Team Ain't Getting Its Top Free-Agent Target

    Who ordered the NBA free-agency reality check, with extra salt? Countless hours are spent trying to figure out how every team can win the offseason extravaganza...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 254,426 reads 0 comments