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The real reason Mark Cuban hates FIBA

The Mavericks owner has long opposed NBA players competing in international competitions. It's about money and control. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has long argued against NBA stars, including his team's own German legend Dirk Nowitzki, playing in FIBA tournaments and the Olympics. Show More Summary

Good morning, have some Friday basketball

End your week with some basketball links! 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. ISAIAH THOMAS IS GOING TO KILL THE KINGS: Wonderful...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's free agency is already a big story

Kevin Durant won't be a free agent for two years, but there's still speculation about his future. Here's why that speculation, however annoying it may be, makes sense. As usual, the NBA talking point du jour has nothing to do with what's happening on the court. Show More Summary

Good morning, Kevin Durant to D.C. is a thing

And more in our 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. DURANT AND D.C.: Those wheels are already turning... in the media. Show More Summary

Why Donald Sterling can't appeal the sale of the Clippers

With the approval of code 1310(b), Shelly Sterling's sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer will have no more roadblocks. In the most difficult decision in the courtroom saga between the husband-and-wife duo of Donald and Shelly Sterling,...Show More Summary

Good morning, the Lakers finally have a coach

And much more in our 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. BACK TO L.A.: The Lakers have a coach, and it's Byron Scott. Show More Summary

Clippers stars have discussed sitting out if Donald Sterling remains owner

If Donald Sterling owns the Clippers when next season opens, Doc Rivers and Chris Paul might not be there. If Donald Sterling remains the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers when next season begins, the franchise's most important pieces are prepared to sit out from games. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant is why the Lakers will have another bad season

In the new NBA, with tougher caps on payroll and wider contract parity, Kobe's massive contract is too much for L.A. to overcome. Just two weeks ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were taking meetings with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony.Show More Summary

The real reason the Cavs shouldn't trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love

Kevin Love won't fix Cleveland's biggest issue, which is why the Cavs shouldn't trade Andrew Wiggins for him. LeBron James waited 11 days to make a decision in free agency, but it felt so much longer because of the way it seemed to place the entire league in an unofficial moratorium. Show More Summary

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

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