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NBA Free Agency 2015: Recapping the Best Early Signings

When the clock struck midnight on July 1, NBA free agency officially began, and many teams wasted no time in making deals to keep their players in town while also adding new pieces. Free agents aren't allowed to officially sign contracts...Show More Summary

Miami Heat Could Survive Without Dwyane Wade, Even If It's Better to Keep Him

Dwyane Wade is the Miami Heat, so much so that, over the last 12 years, the idea of him wearing another jersey has surpassed unfathomable. Until now. Sort of. Rewarding an aging player for what he's done earlier in his career doesn't always spell a storybook ending. Show More Summary

Tyson Chandler to Suns: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban let Tyson Chandler walk once and lived to regret it. His pursuit of a superstar just let that happen again. Chandler and the Phoenix Suns agreed to a reported four-year, $52 million contract Wednesday,...Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler Re-Signs with Bulls: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

A year ago, Jimmy Butler bet on himself by reportedly turning down a four-year, $40 million extension in the hopes he could garner a bigger contract this offseason. That bet paid off Wednesday, as Butler signed a five-year, $90 million maximum deal with the Chicago Bulls, per Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com. Show More Summary

Brandon Knight Re-Signs with Suns: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Brandon Knight had a whirlwind 2014-15 season in which he didn't get a long-term contract extension from the Milwaukee Bucks and got traded to the Phoenix Suns in February. Now, the 23-year-old has taken some control of his career after...Show More Summary

Kevin Love Re-Signs with Cavaliers, Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Kevin Love said he was committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He said it over and over and over, despite near-constant reports about said commitment wavering. The All-Star forward stayed true to his word Wednesday, announcing on the Players'...Show More Summary

Alexis Ajinca, Pelicans Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The New Orleans Pelicans are evidently intent on making sure their frontcourt is secure for the future, agreeing to terms with Alexis Ajinca on a four-year, $20 million free-agent contract, per ESPN.com's Marc Stein. An excited Ajinca...Show More Summary

Anthony Davis' Extension Is Sign of Megadeals to Come for Next Wave of NBA Stars

Anthony Davis is unique. We've known that ever since he entered the league and began turning the NBA into his personal plaything. The New Orleans Pelicans have their hands on a potentially transcendent talent who should be in contention...Show More Summary

Why the Memphis Grizzlies Are Still the Best Team for Marc Gasol

The Memphis Grizzlies remain the best fit for Marc Gasol due to his comfort with the organization, as well as with the team’s style of play and surrounding personnel. Gasol is expected to agree to terms with Memphis on a new deal noShow More Summary

Lakers Rumors: Breaking Down Free-Agent Targets to Fill Frontcourt Need

The Los Angeles Lakers are slowly building a formidable roster, but adding a big-name free agent could accelerate the rebuilding process. Adding No. 2 overall draft pick D'Angelo Russell to a lineup that should feature a healthy Kobe Bryant and talented young guard Jordan Clarkson would create a respectable backcourt. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Details on Free-Agent Outlook, Kobe Bryant's Future and More

The Los Angeles Lakers are attempting to complete as much of their rebuilding process as possible while still in the Kobe Bryant era. It's a tricky situation to navigate given the team legend's large contract and desire to win, but some...Show More Summary

LeBron James' Free-Agency Ransom Note for Dan Gilbert

In late-breaking NBA news, a source close to the Cleveland Cavaliers has leaked what appears to be a list of free-agency demands sent from LeBron James to team owner Dan Gilbert. Inexplicably written in red Comic Sans, the email arrived in Gilbert's inbox Wednesday morning, according to our source. Show More Summary

Shaq Says His Golf Game Is Better Than Charles Barkley's, Can't Back It Up

Charles Barkley's golf game is often criticized because of his unorthodox swing. And yes, Barkley's Inside the NBA colleague Shaquille O'Neal is one of those critics. Well, after what happened at a pro-am this week, O'Neal can now probably expect his fair share of ribbing. Show More Summary

NBA Style: Lance Fresh's Best Sneakers of 2015 So Far

The start of July means 2015 is halfway over, and sneakerheads have already seen tons of hot styles hit the market for the first time or return with retro remastering. What are the best sneakers of 2015 so far? Which three take the top...Show More Summary

Goran Dragic's Return Could Make Heat 'LeBron's Biggest Obstacle' in East

Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat agreed to a five-year, $90 million deal on Wednesday, the opening day of 2015 free agency, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Dragic, who opted out of his contract with the Heat on June 23, got a $60 million...Show More Summary

Latest News and Notes as NBA Free Agency 2015 Opens

NBA free agency kicked off at midnight on the east coast and it has already been a wild ride, with multiple top-level players inking deals. Of course there was Anthony Davis' mega five-year, $145 million deal to stay with the New Orleans...Show More Summary

Danny Green Re-Signs with Spurs, Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The San Antonio Spurs reached an agreement with guard Danny Green on a new contract Wednesday, with the player confirming the decision on his Twitter account: Chris Broussard of ESPN.com reported the deal is for four years and $45 million. Show More Summary

DeMarre Carroll to Raptors: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

After a successful two-year stint with the Atlanta Hawks, forward DeMarre Carroll will be taking his talents north of the border to play with the Toronto Raptors. Carroll announced his decision with an official Instagram post: As far...Show More Summary

Tiago Splitter to Hawks: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

The San Antonio Spurs reportedly traded center Tiago Splitter to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday as they continue to create space for a potentially marquee free-agent signing. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports first reported an agreement was in place. Show More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Tyson Chandler, Eric Bledsoe and More

We're still assessing the results of the 2015 NBA draft, and we're also bracing for what will likely be a very active free-agency period, but let's not forget about the potential trades that are also prevalent at this time of year. While...Show More Summary

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