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LeBron Expected To Make Decision Before Leaving For Brazil

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are en route back to Miami from Las Vegas overnight. James will fly to Brazil ahead of Sunday's World Cup Final, a trip that has been planned for over a month. Both the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers expect James to make his decision before he leaves for Brazil. James met with Pat Riley for approximately an hour on Wednesday while in Las Vegas...
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Carmelo Reconsidering Bulls As Option

Stephen A. Smith and Mike McGraw are reporting that Carmelo Anthony is having second thoughts about re-signing with the New York Knicks, with the Chicago Bulls resurfacing as an option. Anthony has regained interest in the Bulls and Tom Thibodeau is reportedly keeping him interested. The Bulls are internally trying to figure out how to close a deal with Anthony. There have been no...
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P.J. Tucker Signs Three-Year, $16.5M Deal With Suns

The Phoenix Suns and P.J. Tucker have agreed upon a three-year deal worth $16.5 million in fully guaranteed money, league sources tell RealGM. Tucker averaged 9.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 30.7 minutes per game last season for the Suns. Tucker was drafted in 2006 by the Toronto Raptors, but played in just one season before going overseas and returning to the NBA in 2012.
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Beno Udrih Agrees To Deal With Grizzlies

Beno Udrih has agreed to re-sign with the Memphis Grizzlies. Udrih will sign a two-year pact at the biannual exception. Udrih was claimed off waivers by the Grizzlies following his release by the New York Knicks.
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Mavs Submit Chandler Parsons Offer Sheet To Rockets

The Dallas Mavericks submitted their three-year, $46 million offer sheet signed by Chandler Parsons to the Houston Rockets at approximately 3:00 PM EST on Thursday. The Rockets will have three days to match. The Rockets and Mavericks discussed sign-and-trade discussions briefly before the offer sheet was submitted. The two sides now cannot work together on a deal.
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Mavs Waiting To Submit Chandler Parsons Offer Sheet, Exploring Options

The Dallas Mavericks have not submitted an offer sheet on Chandler Parsons. Donnie Nelson said that the Mavericks are still exploring options and that the offer sheet won't be submitted until Thursday night. The Houston Rockets will have 72 hours to match the offer once it is submitted. Nelson said that the two teams could engage in sign-and-trade talks.
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Steve Blake Agrees To Deal With Blazers

Steve Blake and the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed upon a contract for the bi-annual exception. Blake previously played for the Blazers before a trade to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2010. Blake was most recently with the Golden State Warriors.
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Sheridan: LeBron To Sign With Cavs, Make Announcement On His Website

Chris Sheridan is reporting that LeBron James has privately made his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers and an announcement will be made on LeBronJames.com. James is also expected the news to be announced before he leaves for the World Cup Final in Brazil, which will be played on Sunday. James met with Pat Riley on Wednesday to deliver the news. Riley attempted to get...
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Rockets Plan To Match Parsons' Offer Sheet If They Sign Bosh In Time

If the Houston Rockets can sign Chris Bosh and do both transactions in time, the team will match the offer sheet of Chandler Parsons, according to a source. Parsons signed a three-year, $46 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks. If the Rockets do not acquire Bosh, Parsons will be a tough call for the Rockets.
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LeBron Didn't Care For Riley's End-Of-Season Press Conference

LeBron James did not receive Pat Riley's now infamous end-of-season press conference especially well, according to multiple sources. "I think we need to have a perspective about things," Riley said to the media. "I think everybody needs to get a grip—media, Heat players, organization, all of our fans—we got to get a grip on greatness and on teams. I've...
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James Johnson Agrees To Two-Year, $5M Deal With Raptors

The Toronto Raptors and James Johnson have agreed upon a two-year, $5 million contract. The Memphis Grizzlies had interest in re-signing Johnson, while the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets were also involved. Johnson previously played with the Raptors between 2010 and 2012.
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Bulls Hope To Acquire Gasol In Sign-And-Trade For Boozer

Sources indicate that the Chicago Bulls hope to pursue a sign-and-trade with the Los Angeles Lakers involving Pau Gasol and the expiring contract of Carlos Boozer. The window to use the amnesty provision on Boozer officially started on Wednesday night. By trading him in a potential deal for Gasol, the Bulls would keep their exceptions to target players such as possibly Nikola Mirotic...
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Greivis Vasquez To Re-Sign With Raptors On Two-Year, $13M Deal

Greivis Vasquez will re-sign with the Toronto Raptors on a two-year, $13 million deal, according to sources. Vasquez maintained he wanted to stay with the Raptors, who acquired him in a midseason trade last season.
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Rockets Would Need To Sign Bosh Before Matching Parsons' Contract To Fit Both

The Houston Rockets have a standing offer of four years and $88 million to Chris Bosh, but that situation became more problematic with news of Chandler Parsons' three-year, $45 million offer sheet agreement with the Dallas Mavericks. The Rockets can match Parsons' contract and still afford Bosh, but only if they sign Bosh first. The Rockets would need to complete their trade...
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Mike Miller Close To Deal With Nuggets

Mike Miller is close to agreement on a deal with the Denver Nuggets. Miller is also being pursued by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma City Thunder. Miller was amnestied by the Miami Heat last offseason.
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Clippers, Cavaliers Among Teams Interested In Anthony Tolliver

Free agent Anthony Tolliver has been in substantial conversations with six NBA teams – including the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers – as a stretch-forward addition, league sources told RealGM. Tolliver has also received interest from the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Hornets among other organizations, sources said, and teams...
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LeBron James Doesn't Commit To Heat After Meeting With Pat Riley

LeBron James did not commit to returning to the Miami Heat before leaving his meeting with Pat Riley on Wednesday afternoon. James left the meeting undecided on his choice.
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Kobe Bryant Hopes Byron Scott Receives Lakers' Head Coaching Job

Kobe Bryant has maintained a close relationship with Byron Scott. "He was my rookie mentor," Bryant said on Wednesday. "We've had a tremendously close relationship throughout the years." When asked whether he wants Scott to be name the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant said, "Yep." The Lakers have reportedly interviewed Scott multiple times.
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Julyan Stone In Discussions With 76ers, Kings, Bucks

Clearing NBA free agency waivers after his release from the Toronto Raptors, Julyan Stone has started strong discussions with the Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings and Milwaukee Bucks on a new deal, a league source told RealGM. Stone, one of the tallest pure point guards at 6-foot-7, averaged one point and one rebound in 21 games for the Raptors a season ago. Stone remains a possibility...
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Chandler Parsons, Mavs Agree Upon $46M Offer Sheet

Chandler Parsons and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed upon a three-year, $45 million offer sheet. Parsons is a restricted free agent, which will give the Houston Rockets three days to match. The Rockets declined their option on Parsons for 14-15 in order to allow him to become a restricted free agent this offseason instead of an unrestricted free agent last offseason.
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Mike Woodson Hired By Clippers As Assistant Coach

Mike Woodson has reached agreement to become an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers. Woodson was not retained this offseason by the New York Knicks. Woodson previously joined the Atlanta Hawks and Knicks as an assistant coach before being promoted to head coach. Woodson has also been previously linked with coaching the Indiana Hoosiers.
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NBA Salary Cap For 14-15 Hits $63.065M, $130k Less Than Expected

The NBA has announced that the salary cap for the 14-15 season has jumped to $63.065 million, which is approximately $135,000 less than expected. The tax level will be at $76.829 million and the minimum team salary is $56.759 million. The non-taxpayer mid-level is $5.305 million and the taxpayer mid-level is $3.278 million.
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Cavaliers Working On Kevin Love Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers are pursuing a trade for Kevin Love, which would be contingent on the team signing LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves have entertained trade offers for Love throughout the offseason, but it has been unclear if he would be actually moved.
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Gregg Popovich Signs Extension With Spurs

Gregg Popovich has agreed upon a contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs. Popovich is expected to coach another four to five seasons. Popovich has won five titles as head coach of the Spurs.
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Bucks Hire Joe Prunty As Top Assistant Coach

The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Joe Prunty as Jason Kidd's top assistant coach. Prunty was an assistant coach last season with the Brooklyn Nets. Prunty was previously an assistant for Byron Scott with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Like Kidd, Prunty is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area.
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