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Pelicans sign Jones for 1 year, Frazier for 2 years

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say they have signed free-agent forward Terrence Jones and re-signed guard Tim Frazier. A person familiar with the negotiations says Jones, a four-year veteran, signed a one-year deal Friday for the NBA minimum of about $1.14 million, while Frazier has signed a two-year deal worth about $4.1 million. The person spoke to The Associated...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Meyers Leonard signs four-year contract with Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers offered Meyers Leonard a four-year, $41 million contract.
Via The Oregonian
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What the New York Knicks can expect from Derrick Rose

The New York Knicks’ two biggest signings this offseason were former Bulls teammates Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. One of the big questions surrounding Rose’s future is his injury prone past and how this will affect his play going forward. Rose is an extremely talented and athletic player with the ability to score and lead an offense – that much is evident from his time in...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Klay Thompson on DMC: 'DeMarcus is going to be a force in Rio'

Check out what Klay Thompson had to say about DeMarcus Cousins. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get your latest exclusive interviews on the Sacramento Kings. Video produced by Manny Vieites. If your business is looking to make more sales or simply generate exposure, Cowbell Kingdom is now offering marketing solutions. We offer online marketing, social media consultations, graphic...
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Miami Heat News: Gerald Green to Sign with Boston Celtics

According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, Gerald Green has agreed to a guaranteed one-year deal with the Boston Celtics. The @celtics will sign free-agent guard Gerald Green, a source told Sporting News. — Sean Deveney (@SeanDeveney) July 23, 2016 Green had a tumultuous season last year as he averaged just 8.9 points on a dismal 39.2 percent from the field. The 6...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How The Houston Rockets Will Replace Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets are putting all their eggs in Clint Capela’s basket. Yes, that’s the 22-year-old Swiss center who played 19 minutes per game last season.As it stands, Capela should walk in to a starting role on day one of training camp. Having let Dwight Howard go without a fight, the Rockets failed to land top free agent centers Al Horford or Hassan Whiteside. Middle-tier...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Thunder jerseys going for less than 50 cents in OKC

It’s hard to imagine many in the Oklahoma City area want to buy a Kevin Durant jersey right now. Durant pulled the worst move since The Decision recently, abandoning the Thunder for the Golden State Warriors. As many know, this might not stand as such a huge ordeal had he not went and joined the team that bested the Thunder in the playoffs, not to mention posted the best regular...
Via The Sports Daily
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Celtics ‘would love to pry’ Gordon Hayward from Jazz?

The Boston Celtics might have Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz on the trade radar. Danny Ainge and the Celtics haven’t exactly struck gold this summer. The team missed on Kevin Durant and hasn’t found a way to swing a trade for a Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins or even Jahlil Okafor, among others. Hayward, though, might be a realistic target for a few different reasons, as...
Via The Sports Daily
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Spurs strike a new deal with NBA stalwart Manu Ginobli

Any doubts about whether Manu Ginobili retiring have been put to rest; Ginobili will play at least another year with the San Antonio Spurs. Ever since Manu Ginobili entered the NBA he has been schooling the American basketball stars. His European step caught every one off guard. Because of Manu Ginobili, the Euro step is now something just about everyone in the NBA adds to their...
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George makes return to Team USA following leg injury

Paul George doesn’t look like he has skipped a beat. George took the court Friday against Argentina in an exhibition and posted 18 points, two boards and an assist in a lopsided 111-74 victory. Folks will recall the last time George took the court with Team USA, when he went up and came down, shattering his leg in a brutal display of the human body giving out. Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via The Sports Daily
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US romps over Ginobili, Argentina in first Olympic exhibition

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- New team. Same old result.Full of new star power -- and dominant on the inside -- the U.S. men's basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday night with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina.A game that was over almost before it began showed the U.S. has to improve its shooting and conditioning. It also showed that there is plenty...
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RUMOR: Celtics sign Green, Zeller and two others to contract deals

The Boston Celtics are filling out their roster Saturday. Athletic wing Gerald Green will join the Celtics on a one-year contract at the veteran’s minimum, according to multiple reports. But he’s not the only one: Boston agreed to bring back center Tyler Zeller, and agreed to contracts with rookies Demetrius Jackson and Ben Bentil. The @celtics will sign free-agent guard...
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WATCH: Justin Bieber arm wrestle Sixers center Joel Embiid

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, due to injury, hasn’t played a minute in the NBA just yet despite being drafted back in 2014. But he does have one important athletic achievement to his name – beating pop star Justin Bieber in an arm wrestle. Friday night, Bieber and Embiid apparently hung out at Hyde in Los Angeles and challenged each other to a test of strength. The...
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Top five takeaways from this year's NBA Summer League

Las Vegas waved goodbye to the NBA Summer League once again after hosting some of the league’s young up-and-comers. The Bulls went 7-0 to win the league, as they took down the Timberwolves in overtime, while the Raptors had a strong display at 4-1. Las Vegas was our first chance to see some of the rookies compete, while it also gave us a look at other emerging young players. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Derrick Rose dubs the New York Knicks a “Super Team”

Derrick Rose, a new face around New York City, has already created some rumblings among the New York and national media after his comments about the Knicks being a “super team”. “With these teams right now, they’re saying us and Golden State are the super teams, and they’re trying not to build that many super teams, and [commissioner] Adam Silver came out with the statement...
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What the San Antonio Spurs will look like without Tim Duncan

San Antonio Spurs fans are wondering what this next season will look like for their Spurs; without Tim Duncan the future is unclear. What Tim Duncan did for the San Antonio Spurs Any San Antonio Spurs fan will tell you that the Spurs are not the same team without him. They may be able to win a lot of regular season games, but without Duncan the Spurs wouldn’t have won the championships...
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Lakers: Kobe Bryant Feeling the Love in Italy

Even in retirement, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant still is beloved overseas as he visited Italy with Nike Basketball There are many things that can describe Kobe Bryant and what he meant to the NBA and Los Angeles Lakers over the course of his career. He was an icon, an all-time great, a superstar, and so […] Lakers: Kobe Bryant Feeling the Love in Italy - Lake Show Life - Lake Show...
Via Lake Show Life
1 day ago

Knicks: Jeremy Lin Wanted To Finish Career With New York

Jeremy Lin wanted to spend his entire career with the New York Knicks. Instead, he’ll spend the next three years across the Brooklyn Bridge. The New York Knicks are one of the most recognizable and valuable organizations in all of professional sports. Thus, it holds weight when one accurately states that Jeremy Lin is one of the most […] Knicks: Jeremy Lin Wanted To Finish...
Via Daily Knicks
1 day ago

Joffrey Lauvergne, Axel Toupane or JaKarr Sampson; Who gets the Nuggets’ last roster spot?

  After reports surfaced this week that Juancho Hernangomez will likely play next season in Denver and Mike Miller has agreed to a two-year deal worth at least $5 million to stay with the Nuggets, the team has 14 players with guaranteed contracts locked in for next season. Teams are allowed to carry 15 players on their roster and the Nuggets now have to decide who gets their final...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

The Top 5 Remaining Free Agent Targets for Atlanta Hawks

With free agency winding down, teams look to sure up their bench rotation to help with depth within their roster. Here are five potential targets for the Atlanta Hawks. The silly summer season is starting to wind down in the NBA. All of the big names have signed on the dotted line and settled in […] The Top 5 Remaining Free Agent Targets for Atlanta Hawks - Soaring Down South ...
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1 day ago

Recap of the Celtics Busy July 23

A recap of every move the Celtics made on July 23 After not a lot of movement from the Boston Celtics since they signed Al Horford, they made headlines yesterday with their plethora of moves. They weren’t able to pull off a blockbuster trade, but they still improved their team and got closer to finishing […] Recap of the Celtics Busy July 23 - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood Houdini...
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1 day ago

Here’s A Photo Of A Now-Retired Tim Duncan Shopping At Old Navy

Tim Duncan appears to be enjoying his retirement life.  The former San Antonio Spurs’ star forward was spotted waiting in line at an Old Navy on Saturday afternoon.  Yes, this is real.  Tim Duncan retired about a week ago and is now waiting in line at Old Navy (via @TheMavsQueen) pic.twitter.com/dqDs3JNuVt — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 23, 2016 Of course Tim Duncan...
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Stanley Johnson likes what Detroit Pistons have done

The Detroit Pistons have had a number of roster changes this offseason. In the end, Stanley Johnson is impressed by the moves and thinks that the Pistons will have tremendous success this offseason–more so than others would likely wager. The Detroit Pistons have added Ish Smith, Jon Leuer, Boban Marjanovic, Henry Ellenson and Michael Gbinije. […] Stanley Johnson likes what Detroit...
Via Piston Powered
23 hours ago

Celtics 'will not give up much' for Jahlil Okafor, but still trying to make moves

Even after the addition of Gerald Green and the re-signing of Tyler Zeller, the Celtics are still hoping for more: Per source, the Celtics are still aggressively trying to make trades. Today's agreements do not mean that they're done for the summer. — Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) July 23, 2016As for a potential trade with the 76ers for Jahlil Okafor, Boston reportedly isn...
Via Celtics Life
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe: The New Orleans Pelicans Newest Starting Center?

With the market for Milwaukee Bucks’ Center Greg Monroe scarce, could the New Orleans Pelicans make another big offseason move to bring him back to Bayou? It is not breaking news the constant buzz of the New Orleans Pelicans possibly trading for Milwaukee Bucks’ center Greg Monroe. There have been numerous indications that the Bucks have been […] Greg Monroe: The New Orleans...
Via Pelican Debrief
23 hours ago
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