1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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...

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  8. 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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  9. 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 ...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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 4 months ago 23,692 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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 ...

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  18. 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 4 months ago 227,308 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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 4 months ago 50,562 reads 0 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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 5 months ago 144,880 reads 0 comments

  24. 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...

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  25. Teams Best Positioned to Turn 2017 NBA Draft on Its Head

    With great flexibility ahead of the NBA draft comes great responsibility. Peter Parker's Uncle Ben said something like this, and he wasn't wrong...

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