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The new Knicks: Lopez, Afflalo, Williams, O’Quinn, Porzingis

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The New York Knicks didn’t get a chance to chase or land a star player during free agency, but they still managed to sign quality players. New York has agreed to terms with Robin Lopez, Arron Afflalo, Derrick Williams and Kyle O’Quinn in free agency.  The players should help the team take a step forward from the 17-win disaster during the 2014-15 season. Lopez, 27, averaged ...

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Mo Williams agrees to deal with Cavaliers

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Free-agent guard Mo Williams has agreed to join the Cleveland Cavaliers on a two-year, $4.3 million deal. Mo Williams agreed to a two-year, $4.3M deal with Cleveland, including a player option, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 7, 2015 Williams played two-plus seasons in Cleveland with LeBron James from 2008-11 and was an All-Star for the Cavaliers ...

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The new Lakers: Williams, Bass, Hibbert

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The Lakers will have a much different team on the floor when the 2015-16 season opens, and it will be interesting to see how competitive Los Angeles can be next season. The Lakers selected guard D’Angelo Russell and forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown in last month’s NBA draft. This summer, the Lakers have added All-Star center Roy Hibbert, reigning Sixth Man ...

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David West declines $12M to sign $1.4M deal with Spurs

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David West wants one thing: An NBA title. West opted-out of his deal with the Indiana Pacers that would have paid him $12 million next season to sign with the San Antonio Spurs. West will join the Spurs for the veteran minimum of roughly $1.4 million. So many talk about taking less money to win, but few go the distance like David West did. ...

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Marc Gasol agrees to 5-year, $110 million deal with Grizzlies

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Free agent center Marc Gasol has agreed to a five-year, $110 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The deal includes an early-termination option after the fourth year. Gasol, 30, developed into one of the league’s best centers during his previous four-year, $58 million contract. He averaged a career-high 17.4 points with 7.8 rebounds and 3.8 ...

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Manu Ginobili announces he will play for Spurs next season

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Manu Ginobili announced on Twitter Monday that he wil return to play his 14th NBA season with the San Antonio Spurs. Happy to announce that I’m coming back next season. #gospursgo #TDwouldvemissedmetoomuch. — Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) July 6, 2015 Ginobili averaged 10.5 points and 4.2 assists in 23 minutes per game last season.  The 37-year-old returns to chase one more ...

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Report: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, might trade Nick Young

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The Los Angles Lakers may have struck out signing one of the top free agents of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped them from making moves this offseason to better their team. After agreeing to a deal with free-agent guard Lou Williams and negotiating a trade for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that the Lakers will also sign free ...

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Lakers agree to deal with Lou Williams

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The Los Angeles Lakers and free agent guard Lou Williams have agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal, reports Real GM. Williams played last season with the Toronto Raptors, averaging 15.5 points in 80 games to win Sixth Man of the Year honors. In 11 NBA seasons, Williams has averaged 12 points, 2.9 assists and two rebounds with the Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta ...

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Report: Cavaliers interested in acquiring Joe Johnson

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN. The Cavs would use the Brendan Haywood contract chip to help facilitate a deal.  Haywood has a $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract if waived before Aug. 1. The Nets would be willing to move Johnson to reduce their tax burden this upcoming season as they are facing paying ...

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DeAndre Jordan was tired of Chris Paul’s ‘constant barking and petty gestures’

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DeAndre Jordan left the Los Angeles Clippers to sign with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.  According to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz, Jordan left because of the treatment he received from Chris Paul and the Clippers. He was tired of Paul’s constant barking and petty gestures, like distributing high-fives to the three other guys on the floor following a timeout but somehow freezing out ...

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