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Celtics Rumors: Breaking Down Buzz on Greg Monroe, Kevin Love and More

Danny Ainge may not have been able to put together a package on draft day to help the Boston Celtics move up, but he knows that his team has another opportunity to improve during the free-agency signing period. The Celtics surprisedShow More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Examining Buzz on Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins and More

Just ahead of the NBA free-agency frenzy starting on Wednesday, most of the buzz around the Association will be regarding where the big names on the open market might land. But there are several marquee players being whispered about in trade talks, according to the latest rumors. Show More Summary

The Biggest Hole Every NBA Team Still Must Fill After 2015 NBA Draft

With the NBA draft complete, teams will now use the month of July to fill any leftover holes. These holes may change after free agency, but we've pinpointed the visible ones before it. From frontcourt shooting and rim protection to wing...Show More Summary

Lakers' Next Step in Rebuild May Be Leading Them on Path to LaMarcus Aldridge

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — You lower your standards in so many ways when things get rough. You don't even realize the slippage most of the time. We've heard all about how the Los Angeles Lakers pride themselves on their rich history and their all-about-championships attitude. Show More Summary

NBA Draft 2015: Results, Grades for All 30 Franchises

The 2015 NBA draft was nearly a week ago now, so we're getting to the point where the world has begun moving on. Free-agency rumors are taking over the landscape, with teams readying their pitches to available veterans of superstar and role player varieties. That means our time for talking draft is nearing an end. Show More Summary

B/R Experts' NBA 2015 Free Agency Preview

NBA shopping season is here. To guide everyone through the late-night offers, maximum deals and franchise-shifting transactions, B/R's NBA senior writers Howard Beck, Ric Bucher, Kevin Ding, Ethan Skolnick and Jared Zwerling predict how some of the most intriguing decisions to come will play out, starting on July 1. Begin Slideshow

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding DeAndre Jordan, Eric Bledsoe and More

With the NBA draft now behind us, teams are looking at other ways to improve for next season and beyond. This offseason will feature a number of high-profile players searching for greener pastures through free agency as well as potential impact starters currently available in trades. Show More Summary

Buying or Selling the Latest Philadelphia 76ers Rumors in 2015 NBA Free Agency

It's about time to begin buying or selling the rumors surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers and the 2015 NBA free-agency period. The Sixers were expected to be one of the NBA draft's most active organizations with a total of six picks going into the event. Show More Summary

Should Cleveland Cavaliers Fans Be Sweating LeBron's Decision to Re-Sign?

For the second time in as many years, LeBron James has elected to become a free agent. Of course, Northeast Ohio's native son wouldn't dare sign anywhere else, right? Right? Such is the nervous optimism circling Cleveland, knowing full...Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Kristaps Porzingis' Rookie Season with NY Knicks

In the days and weeks leading up to the NBA draft, nobody had any idea where president of basketball operations Phil Jackson would turn with the New York Knicks' fourth overall pick. A proven college player, maybe, or possibly even a...Show More Summary

What Do the San Antonio Spurs Need to Happen for Them to Land LaMarcus Aldridge?

LaMarcus Aldridge is one of the biggest names to hit free agency this summer. Players, coaches and executives around the NBA will surely target him. According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Chris Broussard, the Texas native is open to the idea of returning home and playing for a Texas-based team. Show More Summary

Phoenix Suns Would Need Monster Offer to Consider Eric Bledsoe Trade

Eric Bledsoe can't catch a break. Year after year, the Phoenix Suns point guard awaits a time when he can run his own team. So far, that moment hasn't happened. With the Suns reportedly reaching a five-year, $70 million agreement with...Show More Summary

Luol Deng's Miami Heat Return Puts Rookie Justise Winslow in Perfect Spot

At first blush, it seems like Luol Deng's decision to return to the Miami Heat is bad news for rookie Justise Winslow. It was certainly a surprise, as these rapid-fire tweets from ESPN.com's Marc Stein indicate: If you've recovered from...Show More Summary

Lakers Rumors: DeAndre Jordan, DeMarcus Cousins Potential Trade and More Buzz

The Los Angeles Lakers remain one of the most intriguing teams this offseason. They surprised a lot of folks by drafting D'Angelo Russell with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, they have cap space to bring aboard some premier...Show More Summary

Best Potential Free-Agent Centers for Los Angeles Lakers to Replace Jordan Hill

He came. He saw. But he didn't quite conquer. In fairness, Jordan Hill made a strong impact with the Los Angeles Lakers, particularly during his last two seasons with the club. The 27-year-old is coming off a campaign in which he averaged 12 points, 7.9 rebounds and 0.7 blocks in 26.8 minutes per contest. Show More Summary

Mike D'Antoni's Path Back to NBA Should Lead Through Golden State Warriors

Mike D'Antoni never came anywhere near the Golden State Warriors last season, but his influence was obvious in every small lineup, quick-trigger three and jailbreak transition attack. Crazy as it sounds, maybe letting him get closer,...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers Offer Perfect Stage for J.R. Smith to Thrive

J.R. Smith didn't have to become a free agent this summer, but the Cleveland Cavaliers put him in a position to make money. Smith had a player option on the docket for 2015-16—one that seemed like a no-brainer to pick up when he was clanking like a construction worker for the New York Knicks during the first half of the season. Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for Justin Anderson's Rookie Season with Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks haven't been a rookie-friendly franchise lately, but that might change with Justin Anderson joining the team next season. The Mavs surprisingly decided against addressing their need at the point guard position in the 2015 NBA draft, opting to spend the 21st pick on the 21-year-old, 6'6" Anderson instead. Show More Summary

Anthony Davis Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Pelicans

Anthony Davis established himself as one of the NBA's preeminent superstars during the 2014-15 season. Now the New Orleans Pelicans will likely be looking to lock him up to a long-term contract this summer. Continue for updates. Pelicans...Show More Summary

Omer Asik: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent C

The New Orleans Pelicans will continue trying to build a winner around Anthony Davis by attempting to bring back center Omer Asik this summer. Continue for updates. Pelicans Expected to Make Asik Strong Offer in Free Agency Monday, June...Show More Summary

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