1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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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  12. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 76,233 reads 0 comments

  13. 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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  14. 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 7 months ago 48,796 reads 0 comments

  15. 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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  16. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 101,589 reads 0 comments

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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 7 months ago 23,692 reads 0 comments

  24. 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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  25. 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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