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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.

Kyle Anderson is the most unique player in the NBA Draft

The UCLA product is tall, big and slow. He looks nothing like a point guard, and doesn't even see himself as one. Maybe that's because he's just as basketball player. The day before Selection Sunday, UCLA and Arizona played one of the best games of the college basketball season late into a Saturday night in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

Here's where NBA stars are most likely to be drafted

Where are you most likely to find a superstar talent in the draft? Are they always drafted in the top five, or is there reason for teams picking later to have hope. If you want a draft a future All-NBA player -- that is, one of the top...Show More Summary

Tim Duncan opts in for final year of contract with Spurs

The Spurs' cornerstone will play out the final year of his current contract for $10.3 million instead of hitting the open market or working out a longer-term extension. Tim Duncan has elected to opt in for the final year of his contract...Show More Summary

Owner indicates Bucks will not draft Joel Embiid

If the Cavaliers don't take Joel Embiid, it appears the big man will fall to at least No. 3. New Bucks owner Marc Lasry apparently showed his team's hand Monday morning while speaking to the Milwaukee Press Club. Lasry indicated that the Bucks, who have the No. Show More Summary

Klay Thompson is not a franchise player

Is the Golden State Warriors' shooting guard good enough to be the centerpiece in an offer for Kevin Love? We don't think so. Klay Thompson can't catch a break. In Thompson, the Warriors possess one of the best off guards in the NBA, one of the best shooters in the league and a player with one of the prettiest-looking shots in the NBA. Show More Summary

Joel Embiid's Cavs physical probably didn't have red flags

There were some whispers that Embiid's Cavs workout didn't go well, but most reports were glowing. Potential No. 1 pick Joel Embiid worked out for the Cleveland Cavaliers last week, and some alarm bells went off when Tony Rizzo of ESPN Cleveland reported the workout didn't go well. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade's decline is the Heat's biggest problem

Dwyane Wade's fall from grace, which culminated in a paltry performance in the NBA Finals, has put the Miami Heat in a tough spot. The best person to get the Heat out of it is Wade himself. Dwyane Wade is one of the five greatest shooting guards in NBA history. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony favoring leaving Knicks for Bulls or Rockets

The Knicks star wants to win now, and he doesn't think he can do it in New York. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%;fnhl } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } The Houston Rockets...Show More Summary

Mikhail Prokhorov is considering selling Nets

With the value of NBA franchises rising dramatically, Prokhorov is reportedly open to the idea of selling the Nets. Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is listening to offers for the franchise, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Show More Summary

The meme-ing of LeBron James

Come on. Let's not do this. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%;fnhl } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } The good news is that we are watching the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. Show More Summary

The big Gary Harris scouting report: The 3-and-D prototype

The former Michigan State shooting guard can shoot threes and play defense, so he's exactly the kind of player NBA teams crave. But just how high is his ceiling? Two-way basketball players are hard to find. A lot of guys can shoot. A lot of guys can play defense. Show More Summary

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