Found July 01, 2013 on roundballchat.com:
Today was the first day of NBA free agency. Here are the latest rumors - Chris Paul agrees to 5 year deal worth $107 to stay with the Clippers. -Bucks, Suns, and Pistons are going after J.R. Smith. -The New York Knicks have interest in Monta Ellis. - Greg Oden is receiving interest from multiple teams. -The Warriors are putting David Lee on the trade block. - The Mavs allow Darren Collison to become unrestricted free agent. -The Pelicans are going hard after Tyreke Evans. -Pistons are about to a offer  Josh Smith a big contract. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball  http://twitter.com/#!/ScottBasketballAlso like the Roundballchat site on facebook. http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/roundballchatcom/191263564258333
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
NO SURPRISE

Report: CP3 staying with Clippers

With the official start of free agency looming, Chris Paul's has reportedly informed the Clippers that he will be re-signing with the team.

Chris Paul staying with Los Angeles Clippers

Chris Paul is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers. The All-Star point guard agreed to a new deal on the first day free agency opened, agent Leon Rose confirmed. Paul posted a message on his Twitter account Monday morning, saying ''I'M IN!!!'' (hash)CLIPPERNATION Paul led the Clippers to their first Pacific Division title last season and his decision to stay...

Chris Paul Accepts $107.3M Contract With Clippers

Chris Paul has accepted a five-year, $107.3 million contract from the Los Angeles Clippers. "I'M IN!!! #CLIPPERNATION," wrote Paul on Twitter. Paul was acquired in a trade by the Clippers in December of 2011.

Los Angeles Clippers: Chris Paul Signing Grade

Los Angeles Clippers: Chris Paul Signing Grade By Brandon Hartman: HoopStuff Senior Writer… Chris Paul’s contract: 5 years, 107 million max deal - Doc Rivers must be smiling. Two weeks ago, he was looking at a rebuilding year with an aging Boston squad, a rebuild that would have taken a whole lot of work to turn things around and could have even tarnished his resume if things...

Report: CP3 to sign five-year deal with Clips

The Clippers called point guard Chris Paul as soon as the free-agency period opened Sunday at 9:01 p.m., but nothing was agreed to that night, according to NBA officials who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. But the officials said Paul is going to re-sign with the Clippers. The Clippers will offer Paul a maximum five-year deal worth 107.3 million. Paul, an unrestricted...

Chris Paul Will Reportedly Re-Sign With Clippers

No surprise here, but Chris Paul will reportedly re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers and will not even speak to other teams when free agency commences at midnight tonight. According to Chris Broussard of ESPN: Chris Paul’s representatives have told teams not to even bother pursuing the point guard when free agency begins at 12:01 a.m. ET Monday because he will re-sign with the Los...
IN HIGH DEMAND

Hawks, Mavs interested in Ellis?

Free agent shooting guard Monta Ellis, who led the Bucks in scoring last season, is reportedly drawing interest from the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks.

Chris Paul to re-sign with the Clippers for 5 years, $107 million

According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles, Chris Paul has verbally agreed to a contract extension with the Los Angele Clippers to the tune of 5 years, $107 million.All indications were that Paul would re-sign with the Clippers after they lured Doc Rivers away from the Celtics. Paul representatives also reportedly went as far to tell other teams to “not even bother” pursuing...

Chris Paul to Re-Sign With the Clippers to the Surprise of Absolutely No One

Just a pet peeve of mine is when members of the media present a story as breaking news even though everyone already knew it was going to happen. The chances that Chris Paul was leaving the Clippers were slim and none. When Doc Rivers came aboard it became officially NONE, so there isn’t really anything groundbreaking here, but CP3 is telling teams not to even bother recruiting...

Source: Mavericks contact free agent Monta Ellis

The Dallas Mavericks have contacted point guard Monta Ellis during the first day of free agency Monday according to sources. Ellis, 27, signed a six-year, 66 million contact with the Golden State Warriors in 2008 and was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks last season where he averaged 19.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and six assists last season. Ellis opted out of the final year his six-year...

Are The Re-Building Bucks Front Runners To Land J.R. Smith?

image from voxxi.com The Milwaukee Bucks are once again in re-building mode. Letting go of Monta Ellis, trading J.J. Redick and only getting back 2nd round picks, and drafting Giannis Antetokounmpo are all obvious signs that the Bucks are trying to get better by actually getting worse. However, the Bucks may also be making these moves to clear up cap space in hopes of landing a good...

Chris Paul Gets PAID

Free agency officially began today, and there’s no bigger news than Chris Paul verbally agreeing to return to the Clippers. To the tune of 5 years, $107 million. The best part was that it came through his agent though, with a message of “Don’t bother trying to woo him if you’re another team, he’s going back to LA.” I’ve never seen free agency handled like a high school...

Can the Mavericks, Ellis make a deal to work for both sides?

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks have contacted free-agent guard Monta Ellis during the first day of NBA free agency, a source told FOX Sports Southwest and DallasBasketball.com on Monday.Ellis, who averaged 19.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and six assists last season with the Bucks, opted out of the final year of his contract and forfeited a guaranteed 11 million a gamble that seems ill...

Chris Paul staying with LA Clippers: NOT SHOCKING!

No big surprise here, Chris Paul has re-upped with the LA Clippers. We knew he was staying put; especially when the LA Clippers went out and got Doc Rivers to coach him. Chris Paul and Doc combined will now be used as a recruiting tool to try and land Dwight Howard. Multiple outlets are reporting that CP3 is expected to verbally agree to a five-year, $107 million contract extension...

Possible Destinations for the Top Tier NBA Free Agents

Just like every other free agency year in the NBA, the free agent class of 2013 is stockpiled with talent and even contains a few franchise players. In what is sure to be another free agency cycle involving big names such as Chris Paul and Dwight Howard, a team could go from a middle of [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.