Kings Claim Summer League Crown

Houston thought it had a chance to make a comeback.

Trailing by one point with 90 seconds remaining, the Rockets deflected the ball into the back court and out of bounds, leaving just four seconds on the shot clock for the Kings to try and make a play.  Continue reading

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Podcast: The Great Trade Debate

The Cavaliers have improbably landed the top pick in the NBA Draft three of the past four years and convinced LeBron James to return home.

Cleveland is closing in on an agreement with Andrew Wiggins, the top pick in the 2014 Draft class.

Any agreement between Wiggins and the Cavaliers could potentially delay a trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love.

The Timberwolves have been hesitant to deal away their franchise player and won’t even negotiate if Wiggins isn’t included.

Throughout the internet debates have raged if it is worth giving up Wiggins, a potential superstar for Love, a star forward now.

In our latest podcast, we breakdown both sides of the argument, recap what happened in Las Vegas during Summer League play and much more.

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Las Vegas Summer League Recap

LAS VEGAS- The Wizards spent their free agency period solidifying their starting lineup.

After six games in the Las Vegas Summer League, two players have made the case for being in the rotation in Washington. Continue reading

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Hornets Strike Again in Free Agency

For the second summer in a row, Charlotte has been able to bolster its roster though free agency.

The addition of Lance Stephenson once again provides an established player at a position of need for the Hornets.  Continue reading

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Miami Retains Wade with Increased Offer

Miami found a way to convince its top recruiter to stay with the team.

After opting out of a deal that would have paid him $42 million over the past two years, guard Dwyane Wade signed another contract over two seasons.  Continue reading

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U.S. World Cup of Basketball Roster

Four years ago when the majority of the NBA’s elite players decided to take the summer off, Kevin Durant seized the opportunity to lead Team USA.

The experience overseas helped Durant elevate his game and paved the path towards his MVP season last year. Continue reading

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Wizards Move Quickly to Land Pierce

The void left behind by Trevor Ariza at the small forward position in Washington didn’t last long.

Hours after losing Ariza to the Houston Rockets, the team found a replacement, signing veteran forward Paul Pierce to a two-year $10 million deal.

The move allows Washington to remain one of the most formidable teams in the Eastern Conference today, while giving the team the necessary flexibility in free agency two years from now.  Continue reading

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Gasol Seeking a Title with Chicago

No matter how may different contract offers the Lakers presented to Pau Gasol, his intention in free agency was to join a team in championship contention.

Los Angeles made two substantial proposals to the 7-foot forward, the first being a three-year deal worth $29 million, then countered with a two-year $23 million deal for the player that helped lead the franchise to consecutive titles in 2009 and 2010.  Continue reading

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New York Convinces Anthony to Stay

Carmelo Anthony finally had his turn at free agency and after a nationwide recruiting campaign, he is settling where it started.

New York has agreed to a five-year contract worth over $120 million to keep the seven-time All-Star with the team.  Continue reading

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Bosh Signs Massive Extension with Heat

His teammate may have returned home, but Chris Bosh is keeping his talents in South Beach.

Immediately after LeBron James announced his intentions of rejoining the Cavaliers, Miami increased its offer to its other free agent forward.  Continue reading

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