1. Every NBA Team's Best and Worst Current Contract

    You take the good, you take the bad, bake in an NBA spin, and what do you have? The best and worst contract from every team. Inventorying each squad's crowning jewel and bookkeeping blemish is always pertinent in the aftermath of free agency...

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  2. Towns, Giannis, Embiid or Porzingis: Who Ya Got as Best Young Cornerstone?

    You know how it goes. It's mid-August. You're gathered around a table, bar or campfire, shooting the breeze, having a few cocktails or roasting some marshmallows...

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  3. All-Overpaid NBA Free-Agency Team

    Not every NBA free agent suffered from this summer's stifling, 2016-correcting market. For some of them, the offseason was quite nice. Too nice. This All-Overpaid free-agency team should not be confused with the league's absolute worst deals...

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  4. Knicks Are Smart to Shop Carmelo, but They Don't Need to Trade Him This Summer

    At this moment, after months of subversive measures from then-team president Phil Jackson, the New York Knicks are appropriately navigating Carmelo Anthony trade talks and lulls: ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 days ago 40,162 reads 0 comments

  5. Every NBA Team's Biggest Regret of the Offseason

    What happens during the NBA 's offseason doesn't stay in the offseason, even though almost every team eventually wishes there were at least a few things they didn't have to take with them into real life (aka mid-October through mid-June)...

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  6. Salary-Dumping #SZN: Trade Ideas for NBA's Worst Contracts

    Cap space is exponentially increasing in value around the NBA as teams recover from what, in many instances, turned out to be a reckless 2016 offseason...

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  7. Rain, Meet Parade: The Potential Downside to Every Big NBA Offseason Victory

    Congratulations to every NBA team that successfully pulled off one of the offseason's biggest coups. You're all summertime superstars, and your outlook, relative to the hand you've ...

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  8. Sensible Rule Changes NBA Should Consider

    Midway through July, the NBA 's Board of Governors heeded the advice of the competition committee and unanimously voted to " reduce the number of timeouts, standardize the length ...

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  9. Giannis a Bucks Lifer? Lillard in PDX Forever? Cases for Franchise Faces to Bolt

    Good news: Your favorite NBA team's cornerstone probably isn't leaving anytime soon. This isn't a take so much as a decision to play the odds...

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  10. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 47,573 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 20 days ago 92,513 reads 0 comments

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 27 days ago 140,840 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 155,784 reads 0 comments

  16. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 59,399 reads 0 comments

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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 1 month ago 68,665 reads 0 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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