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Free agency turning into bargain hunting for NBA clubs

Even after roughly $1.5 billion in new contracts were hammered out during the first two weeks of free agency, there is still plenty of shopping for NBA teams to do over the coming weeks.<p>Most of it will be for bargains.<p>The biggest deals of NBA summer — like Chris Paul, Paul George and LeBron James …

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2018 NBA Free Agency Tracker: LeBron, Paul George are no longer available, but plenty of quality players remain

All the info on the top names still on the market this offseason<p>Free agency enters its third week, but is it over? Of course not. LeBron James, Kevin …

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NBA free agency rankings 2018: Clint Capela, Marcus Smart, Dwyane Wade among top players still on market

Here are the top prizes left in the 2018 NBA offseason<p>NBA free agency is officially three weeks old and while most of the big names are off the …

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Where the Kings stand two weeks into free agency

Where the Kings stand two weeks into free agency<p>AP<p>Slowly, but surely, the 2018 NBA free agent market is drying up. So far, the Sacramento Kings have …

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Here are the remaining key free agents available: Marcus Smart (R), Shabazz Napier, Yogi Ferrell (R), Devin Harris, Shane Larkin, Jamal Crawford, David Nwaba, Dwyane Wade, Nick Young, Patrick McCaw (R), Rodney Hood (R), Michael Beasley, Jabari Parker (R) Montrezl Harrell (R), Clint Capela (R), Greg Monroe and Alex Len.

Here are the remaining key free agents available: Marcus Smart (R), Shabazz Napier, Yogi Ferrell (R), Devin Harris, Shane Larkin, Jamal Crawford, …

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Ask Sam Mailbag: 07.13.18

I'm loving all this hype surrounding Carter's performance in the summer league, but I have to ask: Should we be taking this with a grain of salt? …

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Sixers should abandon the “star hunt”

<b>Why the Philadelphia 76ers need to walk away from the “star hunt”</b><p>Going in to the off season, the Philadelphia 76ers have made it clear they were in …

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Who is Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver?

Minnesota Timberwolves fans likely remember Anthony Tolliver’s two-year stint at the Target Center from 2010-12. But where has he been since then?<p>The …

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Miami Heat: 3 questions from two weeks of free agency

How has the summer treated the Miami Heat so far?<p>Nearly two weeks of NBA free agency have passed, and the NBA big board still has plenty of available …

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PBT Mailbag: Could Kawhi Leonard just sit out next season for the Spurs?

<i>Submit your questions to the mailbag for next week by e-mailing pbtmailbag@gmail.com.</i><p>I haven’t been watching a lot of Summer League lately, but I …

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The Scott Perry Effect: Rebranding a Broken Knicks Organization

<b>What kind of role has Scott Perry played in washing away the sins of past New York Knicks’ regimes?</b><p>Summer League is underway and the Knicks’ fanbase …

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NBA Free Agency tracker – updated listings, July 10, 2018

NBA Free Agency got a shot in the arm with all 30 teams in Vegas for Summer League. The updated TI tracker reflects all moves up to July …

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NBA Free Agency 2018: Power Forwards

POINT GUARDS / SHOOTING GUARDS / SMALL FORWARDS / POWER FORWARDS / CENTERSLike this article?Sign up for the HoopsHype email newsletter to get our top …

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The Best Players Left in NBA Free Agency

By day's end on July 1, just 24 hours into free agency, LeBron James, Chris Paul, and Paul George had already agreed to new deals. A dozen others had …

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Report: Kings to pursue Rodney Hood

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports<p>After coming up short in the race for Zach LaVine, it looks like the Kings will be setting their sites on another Eastern …

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The best players available in NBA free agency

With top free agents like LeBron James, Paul George and DeMarcus Cousins off the market, who's left for NBA teams looking to fill out incomplete …

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Warriors seem to be leaning on hope over promise with weakness on the bench

If the next few days proceed to their satisfaction, there is a strong likelihood the Warriors will open training camp with a 14-man roster, leaving …

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2018 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Top 25 Free Agents Remaining

The first week of 2018 NBA free agency was <i>wild</i>.<p>Paul George stayed put, while LeBron James went to the Los Angeles Lakers without him. DeMarcus Cousins joined forces with the Golden State Warriors—for the mid-level exception. DeAndre Jordan committed to the Dallas Mavericks and honored it this time. …

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Cleveland Cavaliers: Three reasons the Cavs should sign Michael Beasley

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 09: Michael Beasley #8 of the New York Knicks handles the ball against Jeff Green #32 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second …

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Part Two: Which NBA Conspiracy Theory is the Most Essential Conspiracy Theory?)

(Written as an extension to Shea Serrano’s “BAOT”)<p>Let’s get started.<p>5. Paul Pierce did not suffer a leg injury in Game One of the 2008 NBA …

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Could The Warriors' Search For Wing Depth Lead Them Back To Nick Young?

So far, so good. The Warriors’ plan entering free agency had three elements.<p>First, re-sign Kevin Durant to whatever contract he wanted. Check. While it makes next year’s offseason more unpredictable, the one-year deal he signed came in around $5 million lower for the 2018-19 season than the longer …

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The five best unrestricted free agents still available

Free agency began less than a week ago, but the biggest names on the board have already decided where they'll be next season. Whereas the likes of …

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Bulls, Zach LaVine inching closer and closer to a deal

While the Bulls and Zach LaVine aren’t necessarily close to a deal, the team has had communication with LaVine and his representatives, writes K.C. …

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Knicks can’t believe how good their new ‘athletic freak’ looks

LAS VEGAS — No rust?<p>Fourteen months is a long time not to play a 5-on-5 basketball game, unless you are Mitchell Robinson. The Knicks’ 7-foot center …

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This ESPN personality on Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside: 'He's not a winning player'

ESPN's Jorge Sedano did not mince words when talking about Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside.<p>Speaking Thursday on WQAM's Joe Rose Show, Sedano made …

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NBA Rookie Award Predictions for 2018-19 Season

The 2018 NBA draft class is loaded with potential stars, steal candidates and personalities. And after 2017, the bar is set high.<p>NBA readiness is an obvious key when making projections, but team fit also plays a major role. Some rookies are better positioned than others to contribute earlier based …

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Reimagining Mario Hezonja: How Can the Croatian Change His Narrative?

After flaming out with the Magic, 23-year-old Mario Hezonja reunites with Scott Perry in New York, hoping to change his NBA narrative and reinvent …

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Miami Heat: A quiet free agency is the strongest game plan

No news might be good news for the Miami Heat moving forward.<p>The sleepy malaise of summer has swamped Miami Heat fans with fear.<p>Two years removed …

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After Landing DeMarcus Cousins, Warriors Now Targeting 3 Talented Free Agents

Having secured the first 12 players on the roster, the Golden State Warriors will turn their attention to adding a couple of wing players, shortly …

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Five sharpshooters Warriors could still add in free agency

Still some help left<p>The Warriors have 12 players under contract and only one, Klay Thompson, can be considered a designated shooter. He is as …

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