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Mark Cuban savagely trolls angry Mavs mob on Twitter

NBA free agency hasn’t been very kind to the Dallas Mavericks of late. One of the biggest deals in the market involved Jalen Brunson, who decided to turn his back on the Mavs to sign with the New York Knicks on a massive new deal. This, along with a few other developments that have not […] The post Mark Cuban savagely trolls angry Mavs mob on Twitter appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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REPORT: Mavs make major decision on former lottery pick after losing Jalen Brunson to Knicks

The Dallas Mavericks lost an integral part of their roster when Jalen Brunson decided to sign with the New York Knicks via free agency. The Mavs lost a major piece in their Luka Doncic-led backcourt, and they will need to somehow replace Brunson’s production for the upcoming season. In this respect, the Mavs have reportedly […] The post REPORT: Mavs make major decision on former lottery pick after losing Jalen Brunson to Knicks appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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RUMOR: The major impact of Kevin Durant’s trade demand on NBA free agency, revealed

After a rather eventful start to NBA free agency on June 30, things have seemingly quieted down with just a few signings and trades here and there. Apparently, Kevin Durant’s trade demand had a role in that. According to NBA insider Keith Smith, some free agents currently available are waiting to see what happens with […] The post RUMOR: The major impact of Kevin Durant’s trade demand on NBA free agency, revealed appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Daily Knicks

NBA players shower praise on Jalen Brunson after Knicks free agency signing

The New York Knicks did what they showed up to free agency to do, and that was sign point guard Jalen Brunson. Shams Charania broke the news in the hour before free agency was set to begin, but the deal wasn’t made official until later on Thursday night. Charania reported that Brunson intended to sign […] NBA players shower praise on Jalen Brunson after Knicks free agency signing - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Behind the Buck Pass

NBA Free Agency: 5 remaining players the Milwaukee Bucks should target

The Milwaukee Bucks wasted no time getting busy once 2022 NBA free agency officially opened this past Thursday. Within the first hour, the front office took care of their own by handing new deals to Bobby Portis, Jevon Carter, and Wesley Matthews while also bringing in a new face in Joe Ingles. Aside from the […] NBA Free Agency: 5 remaining players the Milwaukee Bucks should target - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More

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Rumor: The main reasons why Chris Boucher signed with Raptors over Celtics, Bucks in free agency, revealed

The Toronto Raptors were not among the more aggressive spenders over the first few days of this year’s NBA free agency period. They shifted much of their attention to re-signing a pair of players, including Chris Boucher. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski noted on Thursday that Boucher signed off on a three-year, $32.25 million deal to stay […] The post Rumor: The main reasons why Chris Boucher signed with Raptors over Celtics, Bucks in free agency, revealed appeared first on ClutchPoints.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Victor Oladipo’s NBA free-agency agreement with Heat comes with a trade twist (actually two)

Victor Oladipo is not only back with the Miami Heat for another season in free agency, but it also is on his terms when it comes to the NBA trade market.

Daily Knicks

3 Knicks players that will benefit from the Isaiah Hartenstein free agency signing

The New York Knicks made headlines when they acquired former Dallas Mavericks point guard Jalen Brunson at the start of free agency, luring the dynamic point guard away from his former team with a four-year, $104 million contract. They also made a smaller splash a few minutes later, signing backup center Isaiah Hartenstein to a […] 3 Knicks players that will benefit from the Isaiah Hartenstein free agency signing - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Mickey Mouse set to enter unrestricted free agency as 95-year contract with Disney expires

Mickey Mouse and the Disney brand are all but tied at the hip at this point. The iconic cartoon character has been attached to the multimedia conglomerate ever since it’s inception in the 1920s. He’s been a staple of the brand for so long now at this point. In a few years’ time, though, that […] The post Mickey Mouse set to enter unrestricted free agency as 95-year contract with Disney expires appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Dunking with Wolves

Minnesota Timberwolves News: Timberwolves free agency early recap

The Minnesota Timberwolves wasted no time inking a four-year $224 million supermax extension with NBA All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns, according to his agent Jessica Holtz of CAA Basketball. It’s a deal that could keep the seven-year franchise veteran in Minnesota for the foreseeable future, but it was only the Timberwolves’ opening act: Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony […] Minnesota Timberwolves News: Timberwolves free agency early recap - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Nation

Lakers Rumors: LeBron James Wants Kyrie Irving In Los Angeles ‘More Than Anyone’

The Brooklyn Nets have put free agency on hold for the rest of the league as they sift through their options...

8 Points, 9 Seconds

Indiana Pacers: 4 remaining free agents worth pursuing

After boldly going idle on the first day of free agency, the Indiana Pacers finally moved the needle and made two big moves recently, trading Malcolm Brogdon to the Boston Celtics and surprisingly managing to re-sign Jalen Smith to a two-year deal. As things currently shape up, the Pacers have a whopping 16 players under […] Indiana Pacers: 4 remaining free agents worth pursuing - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lakers Nation

Juan Toscano-Anderson Thankful For Time With Warriors But Excited For Opportunity With Lakers

Coming into free agency, the Los Angeles Lakers were focused on finding solid wing defenders to complement their Big 3...

Hoops Habit

Ranking the top 5 NBA backcourts after the Dejounte Murray trade

NBA free agency may have kicked off with a bang, but it’s the trade deals that have caused even more surprises than the free-agent signings themselves. The trade request of Kevin Durant shocked the NBA world, and we’ve also seen completed deals centered around Rudy Gobert, Dejounte Murray, and Malcolm Brogdon. Murray and Brogdon are […] Ranking the top 5 NBA backcourts after the Dejounte Murray trade - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

The J-Notes

Utah Jazz seem to be following Ainge’s model

As the dust settles on a crazy first few days of free agency and trades, the Utah Jazz have oddly found themselves at the center of the NBA landscape. After trading star Rudy Gobert for some players and a massive haul of picks, as well as adding one pick for Royce O’Neale, the Jazz are […] Utah Jazz seem to be following Ainge’s model - The J-Notes - The J-Notes - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Posting and Toasting

The Knicks’ 2022 Summer League roster dropped

Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports Basketball! Summer League basketball officially began Saturday with the California Classic. But who cares about all that...when do the Knicks play? Unfortunately, we still have to wait until Friday, July 8, to watch our Summerbockers ball. The Knicks actually released their Summer League roster a few days ago, but I was distracted by the madness of free agency. Let’s take a look! Summer league squad is set ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/OLS4Ap2zpY— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) June 30, 2022 While I understand the wisdom of the front office...

Wiz of Awes

Why the Wizards Re-Signing Bradley Beal was the Right Move

The Washington Wizards and Bradley Beal agreed on a historic contract extension at the start of free agency.  This deal will be for five years for a whopping $251 million. This move has been discussed for well over a year now. There have been talks of the Wizards trading Beal before he leaves, while rumors […] Why the Wizards Re-Signing Bradley Beal was the Right Move - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pounding The Rock

Open Thread: Take the San Antonio Spurs 2021-2022 Roster Quiz

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Who can remember all the players from the past season For years now, the San Antonio Spurs have been known for their quiet free agency acquisitions and even quieter trade deadline dealings. But if the second half of the last season and this summer are any indication, the once subdued Silver & Black may have changed their ways. Before we untangle and access the current changes (Dejounte Murray and Jock Landale to the Atlanta Hawks, Lonnie Walker IV to the Los Angeles Lakers, Dalino Gallinari waived), let’s revisit some of the changes...

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The biggest factor in Goran Dragic’s Bulls signing, revealed

Goran Dragic had been linked with the Dallas Mavericks for the most part of free agency, so it shocked a lot of people when the veteran playmaker signed with the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. Apparently, though, the Slovenian guard has a connection with the Bulls that motivated him to sign with the team: Nikola Vucevic. […] The post The biggest factor in Goran Dragic’s Bulls signing, revealed appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Goran Dragic agrees to 1-year deal with Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have made a key addition to the backcourt, signing veteran point guard Goran Dragic to a one-year deal in 2022 NBA free agency. The deal was first reported by Jordan Schultz, who was informed of the deal by Dragic’s agent Bill Duffy of BDA Sports. Breaking: PG Goran Dragic is signing a […] The post Goran Dragic agrees to 1-year deal with Bulls appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Suns make 2 key additions to help Chris Paul, Devin Booker

The Phoenix Suns continue to make a flurry of moves in free agency, making two key additions on Saturday to get Chris Paul and Devin Booker more help. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Suns are trading for Jock Landale from the Atlanta Hawks to add another big man to their roster. It […] The post Suns make 2 key additions to help Chris Paul, Devin Booker appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Thunderous Intentions

OKC Thunder ink Eugene Omoruyi to a two-way deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder are in line for a silent offseason as far as Free Agency goes. After selecting Chet Holmgren with the second overall pick, trading back into the Lottery for the 11th pick in Ousmane Dieng, keeping pick 12 and spending it on Jalen Williams, and wrapping up their draft class with Jaylin […] OKC Thunder ink Eugene Omoruyi to a two-way deal - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Wiz of Awes

Kris Dunn Among Interesting Names that Attended Wizards Summer League Camp

Ahead of the NBA Summer League kicking off, the Washington Wizards recently went thru a short ‘Summer League Minicamp’. The developments from that minicamp, combined with the moves the Wizards made in free agency and on the trade market, make for some interesting notes in the short term. Most of the buzz will naturally center […] Kris Dunn Among Interesting Names that Attended Wizards Summer League Camp - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pippen Ain't Easy

Grading Bulls’ strange decision to use final roster spot on Goran Dragic

The Chicago Bulls have finally granted us sweet release from the anticipation of further free agency news and filled out the 15th and final roster spot for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Unfortunately, that roster spot was used to acquire Goran Dragic, yet another guard who will have a hard time finding minutes in the rotation. […] Grading Bulls’ strange decision to use final roster spot on Goran Dragic - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

FOX Sports

NBA Free Agency: Zion gets extension, Gobert traded to T-Wolves

NBA free agency is upon us. Stay up to date here with the latest developments across the Association.

Blog a Bull

Bulls free agency rumors: so this is it?

Photo by Michael Reaves/ alternatively: run it blech We’ve come to the point in 2022 free agency that takes hold sometime after every NBA transaction period begins: the Bulls not doing much of anything, and the delusional rationalizing that they’re just saving up for some big move. The new-ish AKME regime has surprised us in the past. There was the 2021 trade deadline, and then the 2021 offseason, where the Bulls both struck decisively fast and also were creative late in the process. But after the Lauri Markkanen trade, which was another use of creativity but also...

Brew Hoop

Bucks Free Agency Reacts Results

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week we ask questions of the most plugged-in Milwaukee Bucks fans and fans across the country. The day before this year’s free agency pandemonium began, we checked in with you with two questions about how GM Jon Horst and the organization should approach things transactionally-speaking. After barely 48 hours, we have a good idea of how the Bucks’ brain trust conceives of next season’s roster. First up was a pretty broad question, simply asking if the team needed to...

Lake Show Life

3 free agents under 25 the Los Angeles Lakers could sign

The Los Angeles Lakers have had a much different approach in free agency thus far this summer than the team had last year. Last year, Rob Pelinka built the oldest team in the league and it obviously did not pan out as the Lakers missed the play-in. This summer, thus far, the Lakers have targeted […] 3 free agents under 25 the Los Angeles Lakers could sign - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Kawhi Leonard told Steve Ballmer 'if you don't change your team, I'm not coming' - report | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Dave McMenamin and Richard Jefferson react to a report in the Los Angeles Times in which Kawhi Leonard supposedly told LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer that he wouldn't sign in NBA free agency if he didn't change his team. Kawhi ended up jo

Giannis to the Warriors could happen if he enters free agency - Ramona Shelburne | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Ramona Shelburne and Nick Friedell discuss the prospects of Giannis Antetokounmpo signing a long-term contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, as opposed to signing with the Golden State Warriors. #TheJump #NBA #Sports ✔

Kobe explains why Kawhi chose the Clippers over the Lakers, gives KD injury advice | NBA Interview

Kobe Bryant analyzes Team USA's early exit in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, why Kawhi Leonard chose to sign with the LA Clippers instead of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019 NBA free agency and gives Kevin Durant advice on his rehabilitating Achilles t