Free Agency

Top NBA Free Agents Still Available

Less than 30 days remain until the opening of NBA training camps and plenty of players capable of contributing to contenders remain available. With the completion of the Dwight Howard trade to the Lakers and prominent free agents, such as Ray Allen joining Miami, teams looking to solidify their bench have plenty of options. 

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Dallas Successfully Rebuilds on the Fly

Maybe the Mavericks failed to bring in the pair of All-Stars they meticulously cleared cap for, but the team quickly recovered to have a successful off-season. Dallas began the summer with aspirations to immediately restore itself as one of the top contenders, but after missing out on the bigger names available, it was restored as a contender, this season and …

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Knicks Unlikely to Match Offer for Lin

New York is letting the point guard that turned its season around walk away in free agency. Seven months after being released by Houston, the Rockets offered Jeremy Lin, a restricted free agent, a three-year $25.1 million deal, a contract that calls for Lin to be paid $14.9 million in the final year of his deal.

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Lewis and Allen Reunite in Miami

Five years after their pursuit of a title ended in Seattle, Rashard Lewis and Ray Allen have once again joined forces. This time the duo is essentially competing for the same role, lethal 3-point shooter off the bench as Miami defends its latest championship. While their tenure with the SuperSonics can be deemed a success, even though they never made it past …

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Heat Bolster Roster by Signing Allen

The greatest 3-point shooter of all-time has joined the newly anointed king in Miami. Ray Allen abandoned his role as one of the Big 3 in Boston to join the championship trio of the Heat. For half of the money offered to him by the Celtics, Allen became the latest high profile free agent to head to south beach, embracing an entirely new role …

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Lakers Trade for Steve Nash

Turns out Steve Nash cared more about pursuing a title than landing one last huge contract. All the accolades he has accumulated over his career, two MVP awards, seven All-Star appearances, five assist titles and three selections to the All-NBA First Team have lead to a Hall-of-Fame career, but his addition to the Lakers can fill a long standing void: …

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Brooklyn Retains Franchise Centerpiece

The Nets will debut in Brooklyn with a pair of All-Stars in their backcourt. Point guard Deron Williams has rejected an opportunity to play in his hometown of Dallas to remain with the Nets after signing a five-year $98 million deal.

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Howard Demands Trade to Brooklyn

Once again Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando. Less than four months after signing a one-year extension to remain with the Magic, also avoiding free agency this summer, Howard has thrust his name back into the spotlight.

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The Return of Brandon Roy

Seven months ago, Brandon Roy announced his retirement because of chronic knee problems. Today, he is set to make a comeback. As one of the premier shooting guards in the league, the former Rookie of the Year and three time All-Star is an unrestricted free agent after missing the entire 2011-12 season. 

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A Billion Dollar Debacle

Moving 13 miles away to Brooklyn hasn’t been enough to bring relevancy to the Nets franchise. Set to debut at the Barclays Center, a billion dollar arena set to open its doors for the first time in just 89 days, but the biggest question facing the Nets is if it will have any talented players to put on the court. 

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