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Cavaliers reportedly willing to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love

The Cavaliers has reportedly relented and are now open to trading the No. 1 pick for the Timberwolves' star forward. The Cleveland Cavaliers now appear willing to trade No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves...Show More Summary

Eric Bledsoe, Suns appear far apart in negotiations

The Suns and restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe do not appear close to a new deal. How long will he remain unsigned? The best remaining free agent in the NBA (No. 4 on our list) may remain unsigned for a while, as the Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe remain far apart in negotiations, reports ESPN's Chris Broussard. Show More Summary

Kris Humphries, Wizards agree to $13 million contract

Washington added a veteran presence on the inside with the addition of Humphries. Kris Humphries is headed to the Washington Wizards on a three-year contract that will pay the veteran power forward $13 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Show More Summary

Chandler Parsons headed to Dallas as Rockets decline to match

The Rockets had until Sunday to match the offer sheet for Chandler Parsons and opted against doing so, making him a Dallas Maverick. The Houston Rockets opened free agency with a plan to re-sign Chandler Parsons while also adding Chris Bosh on a near max contract. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony couldn't win

The 30-year-old superstar had to choose between financial security and contention, but he's subject to criticism either way even though neither choice was ideal. There were moments last season when it seemed like Carmelo Anthony might crack. Show More Summary

Mitch McGary gets a fresh start in Oklahoma City after a year of setbacks

The Michigan big man took a hard tumble during a sophomore season that included a back injury and a marijuana suspension, but he landed in an interesting spot to begin his pro career. ORLANDO -- Here in the land of make believe, it's...Show More Summary

How the Spurs get away with overpaying role players

Boris Diaw and Patty Mills will make a lot combined for role players next season, but thanks to the Spurs' stars being underpaid, it doesn't matter. Quietly, the San Antonio Spurs are bringing back basically the entire band from the team's championship season. Show More Summary

LeBron James has a Dwyane Wade problem

LeBron's co-star is declining, presenting a complication that could drive him out of Miami. The margin for error is so slim in building an NBA champion. Betting on the wrong player or the wrong process can throw everything into the wind. Show More Summary

Good morning, NBA free agency has imploded because LeBron

That and much more in Monday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. WELPVILLE: Things got a little too real in...Show More Summary

The Cavaliers just might be the favorite for LeBron James

Would LeBron really head back to Cleveland after leaving the Cavs just four years ago? The prevailing thought heading into the offseason has been that the Miami Heat's Big Three would remain in Miami, but there has been some speculation that a break-up could happen. Show More Summary

The Nerlens Noel we dreamed of shows up in Summer League

The 76ers 2013 first-round pick put on a show from the opening tip in his first organized game since tearing his ACL 18 months ago. ORLANDO -- Nerlens Noel nervously smiled in warmups before an Orlando Summer League crowd filled with NBA executives, scouts, agents and media members. Show More Summary

Chris Bosh may be considering offers to leave Heat

Is the Miami Heat star looking elsewhere as his current team is in a holding pattern? One report suggests he'd now even prefer to sign a maximum contract with another team. Is that likely to happen? It seemed like a foregone conclusion...Show More Summary

Good morning, LeBron James has all of the fireworks

That and more in our Friday NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. PREMATURE EXPLOSION: LeBron James has something...Show More Summary

Cavaliers could offer Gordon Hayward a max deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers might be hoping to sign young Jazz forward Gordon Hayward and are meeting with him on Wednesday. Word out of Utah is that the Jazz will match any offer for forward Gordon Hayward, and the Cleveland Cavaliers appear ready to test that expectation. Show More Summary

How Shaun Livingston's new contract slightly limits the Warriors' flexibility

Shaun Livingston should help the Warriors in myriad ways, but his contract places a potential burden on Golden State's future plans. The Golden State Warriors are reported to have agreed a deal to sign Brooklyn Nets free agent combo guard Shaun Livingston to a three year deal for the full value of the Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception. Show More Summary

There is no reason for the Bucks to hire Jason Kidd

Seriously, Milwaukee. Don't do it. So Jason Kidd has spoiled his relationship with the Brooklyn Nets. That is a problem for Jason Kidd, and that is a problem for the Brooklyn Nets. It is not a problem for the Milwaukee Bucks, unlessShow More Summary

The Sixers' rebuild plan takes a turn toward the sadistic

Sam Hinkie did it again: he has committed to being awful in June by taking two players unlikely to suit up next season. Will the Hinkie Gambit survive the scrutiny? For the second straight year, the Philadelphia 76ers have conceded the season. Show More Summary

2015 NBA mock draft: Emmanuel Mudiay tops a deep class of prospects

It's never too early to think about next year's draft. We list our 30 favorite prospects in 2015, starting with an SMU-bound point guard that will soon become a household name. The 2014 NBA draft class was light on big men even before Joel Embiid broke his broke his foot, but reinforcements will be on the way a year from now. Show More Summary

Marcus Smart is an advanced stats favorite, so let's torch another straw man

Another casualty in the battle over stats that doesn't actually exist. The 2014 NBA Draft is as good a place as any to stage a ritual torching of straw men in the everlasting, never-useful, not-actually-real war between eyeballs and numbers. Show More Summary

Mavericks set to acquire Tyson Chandler in trade with Knicks, per report

Tyson Chandler is going back to Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks are on the verge of bringing back Tyson Chandler, the starting center from their 2011 championship team. The Mavericks are working out a deal for Chandler that would send Samuel Dalembert, Jose Calderon and Shane Larkin  to the New York Knicks, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. We'll have more as this story develops.

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