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Chandler Parsons, Gordon Hayward Among Many Beneficiaries of Overpaying Trend

You'd have a hard time believing the NBA has a salary cap after the last week of free-agent agreements. Since news began trickling out on July 1, this summer has thus far shaped up to be a spending spree that sometimes leaves you scratching your head. Show More Summary

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for Dallas Mavs

Seemingly every summer with the Dallas Mavericks revolves around the pursuit of a marquee free agent. Through the years names like Dwight Howard, Deron Williams and Chris Paul have been targets of the franchise looking to secure another...Show More Summary

Clues and Questions Pile Up as LeBron Leaves Meeting with Heat Without Decision

MIAMI — It was an offhand comment, and barely audible over the din of party-goers who were trying to get the attention, or capture the image, of LeBron James. It came late last September, a few hours after James had returned from a European...Show More Summary

Evan Turner Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Guard

Coming off of his best season in the NBA, Evan Turner has been garnering interest in free agency. Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN reports the Minnesota Timberwolves are targeting the former No. 2 overall pick: A source tells 1500espn.com that the Wolves are targeting former Sixers and Pacers shooting guard Evan Turner, the No. Show More Summary

Greivis Vasquez Re-Signs with Raptors: Latest Contract Details and More

Greivis Vasquez's future is in Toronto, as the 27-year-old guard reportedly will re-sign with the Raptors. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports broke the news: A year after getting drafted 28th overall in 2010, he was moved from the Memphis Grizzlies to the then-New Orleans Hornets for Quincy Pondexter. Show More Summary

Ideal Landing Spots for NBA's Top Free Agents

NBA free agency has heated up with Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James expected to make their decisions known soon. However, they may not end up in the best possible situation. Bleacher Report's Howard Beck breaks down the ideal landing spots for LeBron, Melo and the other top free agents on the board. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

9 Takeaways from Day 5 of Orlando Summer League

Paging all basketball-invested people: Day 5 of the NBA's Orlando Summer League was big-time. Did you expect it to be anything else? Of course you didn't. You're smart. While superstar free agents are busy thinking about how to best deliver career-changing decisions, you're interested in flowering talents. Show More Summary

What New York Knicks Need to Do to Succeed in Free Agency

It's nearly impossible to project the entire NBA's free agency until the Carmelo Anthony domino falls—let alone that of the New York Knicks—but it appears that the league is about to get a feel for things very soon. According to theShow More Summary

Should Houston Rockets Match Dallas Mavericks' 3-Year Deal for Chandler Parsons?

While a number of NBA teams may be waiting on LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony to make their respective decisions, Mark Cuban's Dallas Mavericks are getting right down to business. ESPN.com's Marc Stein first reported that, "The Dallas...Show More Summary

Sixers Proving Rehab Plan Worked with Nerlens Noel, Will Work with Joel Embiid

The Philadelphia sports faithful have never been defined by their patience or understanding. Which is what's made general manager Sam Hinkie 's thoughtful, calculated and drawn out rebuild of the Philadelphia 76ers painful for some to stomach. But as fans will soon realize, patience is a virtue. Show More Summary

Complete Guide to NBA Free Agent Signing Period

NBA free agency has given us enough gut feelings, amorphous "sources" and clandestine surveillance of Dan Gilbert's private jet to last a lifetime. Talk, cheap as it is, has been in ample supply since the postseason concluded in June. Show More Summary

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for LA Clippers

For the most part, the work for the Los Angeles Clippers this offseason is likely done. The Clippers were already on the brink of being a title contender with the league's best offense in terms of efficiency, per NBA.com/Stats, so there...Show More Summary

How Pau Gasol Went from Afterthought to Critical Cog in LA Lakers' Offseason

One look at the Los Angeles Lakers’ salary situation two months ago, and the course of action was all too obvious: Use future free agents to build around the recently extended Kobe Bryant and cut everyone else adrift—including Pau Gasol. Now,...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Byron Scott, More During Kobe Academy Presser

Prior to his youth summer basketball camp at UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, Kobe Bryant took time to answer questions from the media, addressing everything from Carmelo Anthony to his physical fitness. He was really excited about it,...Show More Summary

Patience Pays off for Celtics in Three-Team Trade with Nets, Cavaliers

After a quiet first week of free agency in which the Celtics’ only move was to bring back shooting guard Avery Bradley, "Trader Danny" got back to action on Wednesday. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN.com, Danny Ainge 's...Show More Summary

Pau Gasol Should Do the Unthinkable and Join the San Antonio Spurs

Pau Gasol is a wanted man. In a recent chat, Basketball Insiders' Alex Kennedy included the Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks and San Antonio as teams that were in the mix for the former All-Star's services. The Lakers can offer him the most money. Show More Summary

Chandler Parsons Signs Offer Sheet with Mavericks: Contract Details, Analysis

After three years of increased production with the Houston Rockets, restricted free agent small forward Chandler Parsons has reportedly signed an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks. ESPN's Marc Stein reported the news on Wednesday: Adrian...Show More Summary

Cavaliers Rumors: Cleveland Needs Ray Allen Regardless of LeBron James' Decision

The Cleveland Cavaliers are hoping for LeBron James to return home, but even if they don't land The King, they are wise to pursue veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen. According to ESPN Insider Chris Broussard, Cleveland is indeed in the market...Show More Summary

OKC Thunder Badly Need Pau Gasol Pipe Dream to Pay Off

This Pau Gasol chase really needs to work out for the Oklahoma City Thunder. It probably won't—that's the thing about pipe dreams—but so long as there's a chance it may, the Thunder must hope Gasol resists other, more likely overtures and rolls with the long shot. That's what the Thunder are right now: long shots. Show More Summary

Mike Woodson Reportedly to Join Clippers' Coaching Staff

While other teams across the Association are targeting big-name free agents, Doc Rivers is working on improving his coaching staff. According to CBS Sports' Ken Berger, the Los Angeles Clippers have come to an agreement with former New...Show More Summary

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