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Chandler Parsons: ‘I am excited for the next chapter of my career in Dallas’

The Houston Rockets have decided not to match Chandler Parsons three-year, $46 million offer from the Mavericks, which means the small forward will join Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas. “I really appreciate the opportunity Houston gave me and I had three great years there,” Parsons told ESPN.com, “but I am really excited for the next chapter of my career in Dallas — to play with...
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Wizards close to acquiring DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards are looking to acquire a new backup power forward, and they are zeroing in on one of their favorite targets. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Wizards are close to acquiring DeJuan Blair from the Dallas Mavericks. This is certainly interesting news, and would be a very nice fit for the Wizards if they do indeed get this deal done. Washington...
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Can Jeremy Lin thrive with the Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets just a couple days ago, and there are already questions arising about what to expect from him. Lin is famous for coming out of nowhere to form “Linsanity” in New York, and he is once again heading to one of the largest markets in sports. Can Lin find a way to thrive out in Los Angeles? Lin is a very intriguing...
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Sacramento Kings: Darren Collison Signing Grade

The Sacramento Kings agreed to a three-year deal worth $16 million with point guard Darren Collison, and they are very excited with the prospects for the future. Collison was expected to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers when the offseason began, but the Kings were able to offer him the possibility of starting and a contract that was fair as well. Los Angeles was busy focusing...
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Heat, Mario Chalmers agree to two-year deal

The Miami Heat have been busy since learning that superstar LeBron James would not be returning, and have locked up another player from last season. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Heat have agreed to a two-year contract with point guard Mario Chalmers. This move might not be welcomed by the Heat fan base, but it is a very solid deal that gives Chalmers the opportunity...
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Hornets, Mavericks increasing interest in Lance Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers have been trying to re-sign Lance Stephenson all offseason long, but it appears that two other teams are beginning to show serious interest in signing him. According to a report from Scott Agness, the Charlotte Hornets and Dallas Mavericks are showing increasing interest in signing Stephenson. It isn’t too surprising that teams are starting to turn to Stephenson...
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Loul Deng agrees to two-year deal with Heat

Loul Deng is joining the Miami Heat. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Deng has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Heat. Free agent forward Luol Deng has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Miami Heat, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 Deal will include a player option on the second year of...
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Braves suspend Dan Uggla one game

The Atlanta Braves have suspended second baseman Dan Uggla for their final game before the All-Star break. The team announced the suspension on its Twitter feed. Braves have selected the contract of INF Phil Gosselin today, he will join the team in CHI. 2B Dan Uggla has received a one-game suspension. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 13, 2014 Manager Fredi Gonzalez was asked about...
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Can Chris Bosh handle increased workload for LeBron-less Miami Heat?

On a day that basketball fans will forever associate with the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the end of the Miami Heat’s budding dynasty, forward Chris Bosh spurned an enticing offer from the Houston Rockets in order to re-sign with the defending Eastern Conference champions. Worth $115 million over five years, Bosh’s new contract comes as somewhat of a...
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Paul Pierce agrees to two-year deal with Wizards

The Washington Wizards lost small forward Trevor Ariza to free agency, but recovered nicely with the signing of Paul Pierce. Pierce agreed to a two-year deal for the team’s midlevel salary exception ($5.3 million in the first season), reports Sam Amick of USA Today Sports. Pierce, a 10-time All-Star, took to Twitter Sunday morning. Obama , J Wall here I come — Paul Pierce (...
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Carmelo Anthony: ‘I am a New York Knick at heart’

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson announced Sunday that the team will re-sign seven-time NBA All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony. “After three months of questions around Carmelo Anthony’s return to the New York Knicks, we are now happy to know that we have the cornerstone of what we envision as a ‘team of excellence.’” Jackson said. “Steve Mills and I have assured...
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Pacers interested in Carlos Boozer

The Indiana Pacers are still being very active in their pursuit of a better roster this offseason, and they are looking at one player in particular that could hit free agency in the near future. According to a report from Mitch Lawrence, the Pacers would be interested in Carlos Boozer if the Chicago Bulls do decide to use the amnesty provision on him. This would certainly be an interesting...
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Suns trying to get back into Luol Deng talks

The Phoenix Suns are looking to take the next step after a very surprising 2013-14 season, and they have their eyes on one player in particular that they think could help them take that next step. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Suns are trying to push themselves back into the race to sign free agent small forward Luol Deng. He would be an upgrade over P.J. Tucker...
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Pau Gasol says he’s joining Chicago Bulls

Pau Gasol announced Saturday that he has chosen to play for the Chicago Bulls. It hasn’t been easy. After meditating it a lot I’ve chosen to play with the Chicago Bulls. Looking forward to this new chapter of my career — Pau Gasol (@paugasol) July 12, 2014 The four-time All-Star will sign directly with the Bulls. Gasol posted this on his website:  After much deliberation...
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LeBron James signs two-year deal with Cavaliers

LeBron James finalized a two-year, $42,1 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday. James contract allows him to re-sign with the Cavs before the 2016-17 season when a new television deal is expected to create a large jump in value of the maximum contract. LeBron is expecting the salary cap to jump massively in 2016, James aims to re-sign at that time. Fully committed...
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Jordan Zimmermann set for MRI, likely won’t pitch in All-Star Game

Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann left his start Friday night against the Philadelphia Phillies with a right biceps injury, and will likely not pitch in Tuesday’s All-Star Game. Zimmermann, who had Tommy John surgery in August 2009, left the fourth inning of a 6-2 loss. He will be further evaluated and have an MRI on Saturday. Zimmermann (6-5, 3.03 ERA...
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EJ Manuel: I’m 100 percent healthy and feeling stronger

Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel told NFL Total Access on Friday that he’s 100 percent healthy and has learned an important lesson following a trying rookie season. “That was one thing I had to learn: to be smart when I take off with the football,” he told NFL Media’s Lindsay Rhodes and Brian Baldinger. “Instead of trying to get an extra three yards, either step out...
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Report: Cavaliers close to deal with Mike Miller

According to FOX Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico, the Cleveland Cavaliers are close to a deal with sharp shooting guard Mike Miller. Amico reports that “unless something unforeseen happens,” Miller will sign with Cleveland. Cavs closing in on deal with free agent G Mike Miller, source tells @FOXSportsOH. “Unless something unforeseeable happens,” Miller will sign — Sam Amico ...
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Report: Atlanta Hawks to sign Kent Bazemore

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent guard Kent Bazemore, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. ESPN sources say Kent Bazemore is headed to the Atlanta Hawks on a two-year, $4 million deal — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2014 The deal is for two-years and $4 million. Bazemore, 25, came onto the NBA scene in the 2012 summer league with the Golden State...
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Mavericks looking to sign Dwyane Wade

The Dallas Mavericks have been hoping to pick up another star to go along with Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis this offseason, and they were hoping for that player to be either LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony. Unfortunately, they were unable to draw attention from either one of those players, but they might have another target that they have focused their attention on. According to...
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Memphis Grizzlies, Vince Carter finalize three-year deal

The Memphis Grizzlies have been hoping to re-sign free agent shooter Mike Miller all offseason long, but those plans changed when LeBron James chose to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Miller is expected to try and follow James to Cleveland, and that made the Grizzlies look to other options. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Grizzlies and veteran...
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Three darkhorse trade destinations for Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers had an embarrassing late season collapse last year, and they are looking to make some moves to improve their roster this season. There have been rumors surrounding a potential Roy Hibbert trade over the past few weeks, but that is much easier said that done with the massive contract that he currently holds. All that being said, there are still teams that will be...
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Atlanta Hawks making push to sign Pau Gasol

The Atlanta Hawks have been very active so far this offseason, and they are looking to make another splash before they decide to call it quits. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks are making a strong push to sign free agent big man Pau Gasol. It would be a very interesting signing for them to make with their current front-court of Paul Millsap and Al Horford...
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Report: Pau Gasol turns down Lakers offer

The Los Angeles Lakers acquired guard Jeremy Lin on Friday and re-signed Nick Young and Jordan Hill.  But it appears they won’t be bringing back Pau Gasol. Gasol reportedly turned down an offer from the Lakers and is being heavily pursued by contenders such as the Spurs and Bulls. Pau Gasol turned down a two-year, $10M-plus per deal with the Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo...
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Report: Suns acquire Isaiah Thomas in sign-and-trade deal with Kings

The Sacramento Kings will send restricted free agent Isaiah Thomas to the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Thomas has reached a four-year, $27 million deal with the Suns.  In return, the Kings will acquire a $7 million trade exception and the rights to forward Alex Oriakhi, the 57th overall pick in 2013. Yahoo Sources...
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