NBA free agency

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July 01, 2019 - 12:49 pm
This is not an ode to Al Horford or some ridiculous claim that he was better than Kyrie Irving. The fact of the matter is, the Celtics found someone who can replace Irving in Kemba Walker. Is he as talented? No. Can the Celtics have more success with him than they did with Irving? Yes. In some ways...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The Philadelphia 76ers will enter the 2019-20 season with their fourth new starting lineup in one calendar year. That's the bad news. The good new is, the case for this new one being the best is not a difficult case to make. Let's take a look. PG - Ben Simmons SG - Josh Richardson SF - Tobias...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:49 pm
By Eli Hershkovich NBA free agency tipped off with a bang Sunday evening, thanks to arguably 18 of the top 20 available players finding new homes. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving began the madness by signing with the Brooklyn Nets, and the Golden State Warriors capped it off with a surprising sign-...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:48 pm
( 94 WIP ) No one is completely sure how much cap space the Sixers have left after the sign-and-trade with Miami for Josh Richardson, the signing of Al Horford (4/$109M), and the re-signing of Mike Scott (2/$10M). Related: Taking a look at the Sixers' new starting 5 Two things we do know: 1) Pro...
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Kemba Walker in a game with the Charlotte Hornets.
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June 27, 2019 - 3:24 pm
With Kyrie Irving expected to leave Boston, it's no secret the Celtics need to fill the starting point guard role. Terry Rozier is still an option, but he would be a step back from Irving. Kemba Walker, on the other hand, wouldn't be as much, if at all. After reports surfaced Tuesday that the...
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Klay Thompson chases a loose ball.
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June 27, 2019 - 3:24 pm
ESPN's Senior NBA Insider, Adrian Wojnarowski, said that Klay Thompson would be "open" to having a meeting with the Clippers if the Warriors don't give him a max offer when free agency starts. Zach Lowe says Warriors haven't offered Klay the Max Woj says Klay would consider meeting with Clippers if...
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Kevin Durant with the Golden State Warriors.
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June 26, 2019 - 5:21 pm
(KGMZ) - Kevin Durant made his first big decision of the offseason on Wednesday and declined a one-year option for $31.5 million to stay with the Golden State Warriors, officially making him an unrestricted free agent, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Durant, 30, was long expected to decline...
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Jimmy Butler in a playoff game for the Sixers.
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June 26, 2019 - 5:21 pm
(WIP) - The Houston Rockets are apparently very serious about their interest in Sixers free agent Jimmy Butler. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Rockets plan to try to convince Butler to force a sign-and-trade from the Sixers to the Rockets this offseason, allowing the Rockets to open...
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June 11, 2019 - 3:38 pm
WFAN's Gregg Giannotti was "utterly sick" Tuesday morning over the Achilles injury Kevin Durant suffered Monday night, not because he cares about what it means for the Golden State Warriors' title hopes but because he envisioned Durant wearing blue and orange next season. Durant left Game 5 of the...
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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics looks dejected during Game 4 of the 2019 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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June 06, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Danny Ainge wants all the answers to the Kyrie Irving situation, but, like everyone else, he does not have them. "I'd like to have answers to all your questions right now, that would be nice," the Celtics president of basketball operations said Wednesday during his first media availability since...
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