1. NBA Free Agency: 15 Biggest Steals of the Offseason

    While many of the big splashes made in free agency were ones in which teams overpaid for big names or apparent up-and-comers, some deals were savvy value signings...

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  2. NBA Trade Rumors: Likely Destinations for Players on the Block

    Lately, the most likely landing spot for Dwight Howard in the shifting landscape of trade rumors that surround him is the Los Angeles Lakers...

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  3. Full Summer League Grades for New York Knicks

    The New York Knicks might have seen all five summer league games fall under the loss column, but the summer league wasn't a complete wash for the team...

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  4. Predicting Which NBA Rookies Will Have the Most Impact in 2012-13

    A number of NBA teams will be looking for their draft picks to make big impacts on the squad for the coming season. Some 2012 playoff teams, like the Orlando Magic, hope that their picks will help them retool quickly with their uncertain roster outlooks..

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  5. O.J. Mayo to Mavericks: Why Memphis Grizzlies Won't Miss Their Old Sixth Man

    O.J. Mayo was an assumed loss for the Memphis Grizzlies going into this offseason. Grizzlies fans couldn’t reasonably believe he’d be back, especially after Grizzlies ...

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  6. NBA Free Agency 2012: How Memphis Grizzlies Can Round out Their Roster

    The Memphis Grizzlies have done good work in the offseason retooling the roster in order to get set for a run at the NBA Finals. Re-signing Darrell Arthur and Marreese Speights was important for keeping the frontcourt intact...

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  7. NBA Free Agency 2012: Jeremy Lin and the 7 Most Ridiculous Signings to Date

    The Houston Rockets are going hard after unimpressive free agents. They've made waves by signing Jeremy Lin and making an offer to Omer Asik...

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  8. What NBA Teams Improved the Most in Free Agency?

    Several teams have been on the offensive thus far trying to improve their rosters by acquiring free agents. The Phoenix Suns tried to put themselves back into the playoffs by signing Goran Dragic and having Eric Gordon sign an offer sheet...

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  9. Los Angeles Lakers Must Resist Urge to Trade Pau Gasol After Steve Nash Deal

    The Los Angeles Lakers made fireworks on the Fourth of July with a sign-and-trade deal to acquire Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns . Suddenly, Lakers fans had reason to turn their frowns upside down during discussions about a championship window...

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  10. Jerryd Bayless Can Save Memphis Grizzlies Bench After Loss of O.J. Mayo

    Jerryd Bayless will be everything O.J Mayo was for the Memphis Grizzlies and more. With Mayo on the way out, the Grizzlies desperately needed a scorer who could carry bench production...

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  11. NBA Free Agency 2012: Keeping Darrell Arthur Hurts Grizzlies' Shot at Shooter

    The Memphis Grizzlies made a strange move by re-signing Darrell Arthur . Arthur had missed the entire 2011-12 season with a torn Achilles tendon...

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  12. NBA Free Agency 2012: Should New Orleans Hornets Retain Marco Belinelli?

    The New Orleans Hornets have had an exciting offseason. The Hornets netted two hot prospects in the early first round of the draft in Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers. On Sunday, New Orleans acquired Ryan Anderson from the Orlando Magic ...

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  13. Ray Allen to Miami Heat: Randy Foye, 5 More Alternatives for Memphis Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies struck out on a big-name free agent when Ray Allen chose to sign with the Miami Heat on Friday. According to The Commercial Appeal , the Grizzlies had pursued Allen and held a teleconference with him...

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  14. NBA Free Agency 2012: 5 Teams Who Should Save Their Cap Space for 2013 Summer

    Dwight Howard continues to make serious noise right now on the trade rumor mill. At least a few teams are pursuing him in hopes for either a short-term run at a title or assistance building a bridge to a future championship window...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about over 2 years ago 21,321 reads 46 comments

  15. NBA Free Agency 2012: 5 Players Memphis Grizzlies Should Pursue

    The Memphis Grizzlies are gearing up to make a splash in free agency in order to aid their quest for a title...

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  16. MLB All-Star Rosters 2012: Should Jake Peavy Get the Last Spot on AL Roster?

    Jake Peavy has had a resurgent campaign for the Chicago White Sox . Peavy has managed more sustained effectiveness this season than he did in his first two full seasons with the White Sox...

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  17. NBA Free Agency 2012: 4 Reasons Why Ray Allen Will Join Memphis Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies have thrown their hat in the ring in hopes of signing Ray Allen . Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley told The Commercial Appeal that he'll allow general manager ...

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  18. New York Knicks: 6 Moves Knicks Must Make During Free-Agency Period

    The New York Knicks were active during the offseason last year. The Knicks acquired Tyson Chandler in a sign-and-trade deal and signed Steve Novak, Baron Davis and Jared Jeffries...

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  19. Lakers Rumors: Can L.A. Become Title Contenders Again Before Next Season?

    GM Mitch Kupchak has an interesting view of the Los Angeles Lakers ' championship window. Kupchak told the Los Angeles Times that he believes the Lakers can win a title next year with the core of Andrew Bynum, Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol...

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  20. NBA Draft 2012 Grades: Full Report Card for Every Lottery Team

    Each team that selected in the lottery range in the draft on Thursday—from the New Orleans Hornets to the Houston Rockets—had a chance to make key improvements with its picks...

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  21. NBA Draft 2012: Can Tony Wroten Jr. Replace O.J. Mayo's Scoring in 2012-13?

    The Memphis Grizzlies needed to find a good scorer to replace O.J. Mayo with the No. 25 pick. They found a nifty guy in Tony Wroten ...

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  22. NBA Draft 2012 Results: 6 2nd-Round Picks with Best Shot of Making Roster

    Jae Crowder doesn't exactly fit the size protocol for either forward position in the NBA . However, he does have certain skills that impressed the Dallas Mavericks enough to persuade them to draft him with the fourth pick of the second round...

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  23. NBA Draft 2012: Most Likely Players to Make Big Impact in Rookie Year

    Austin Rivers was one of several players whose names caused fans to get excited when they were announced by David Stern on Thursday during the 2012 NBA draft. Rivers is one spectacular scorer...

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  24. Lakers Trade Rumors: Why Lakers Have the Leverage in Possible Deal with T-Wolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are longing for one particular Spanish big man. But if the T'Wolves really want Pau Gasol , according to SI.com (via the Associated Press), they'll have to put out the necessary pieces in a trade...

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  25. 2012 NBA Draft Trades: Who Made the Boldest Moves of the Draft?

    The Houston Rockets were on the move before the draft. They made two deals in attempt to eventually trade up to get a true difference-maker in the early part of the draft, according to the Houston Chronicle ...

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