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The Phil Files: Taking the long road

In Part 2 of our series looking back at Phil Jackson's debut season as Knicks president, Jackson details his daily routine and his team's mounting struggles.

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Kevin Durant: 'I'm in a great space'

The injured Thunder star is on the road to return. In a wide-ranging interview, he says his recent adversity made him want to be a better teammate.

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Ingles, Jazz strike deal

The Jazz have verbally agreed to a deal with free agent Joe Ingles, according to multiple reports. Details of the deal were not immediately available. Ingles is the first free agent to reach an agreement with Utah this offseason.

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Barbosa will be back with Warriors

Leandro Barbosa will return to the Warriors on a 1-year, $2.5 million deal, sources told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne. He averaged 7.1 points and 1.5 assists in 14.9 minutes per game last season.

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Randle practices in summer league

Julius Randle, the Lakers' No. 1 pick in 2014, joined other members of the team's summer league squad for a practice session at the team's facility leading into Friday's game against the Wolves in Las Vegas. "It's something I've been thinking about for a long time," Randle said.

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Winslow leads Heat past Pistons

Justise Winslow outdueled Stanley Johnson, scoring 17 points in the Heat's 78-76 summer league win over the Pistons.

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Hezonja puts on show for the Magic

Mario Hezonja scored 14 and and had a monster jam, but it wasn't enough to lead the Magic over the Thunder in a 73-65 loss in summer league.

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Okafor jumping right in for 76ers

Unlike Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid before him, 76ers top pick Jahlil Okafor is wasting no time getting into NBA action. He's starting tonight as the Sixers face the Spurs in Utah Summer League action.

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Cavs-Nets trade talks stagnant

Chris Broussard explains: "At one point it seemed like the ball was in the Cavaliers' court ... Now it seems like the Nets don't really want to do it."

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Cavs still waiting on LeBron James

The top remaining NBA free agent? That'd be the former four-time MVP. LeBron is also up for multiple ESPY awards, including Best Male Athlete -- where he faces this year's MVP, Stephen Curry. Cast your vote

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Marc Gasol's rare trifecta

He was the only player in the NBA last season with at least 1,300 points, 600 rebounds and 300 assists. He also is just the sixth 7-footer -- three of whom are in the Hall of Fame -- to reach those totals in a single NBA season.

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Marc Gasol agrees to 5-year, $110M deal

ESPN's Amin Elhassan: "Everyone knew he was a max guy. The only question was whether he would take a shorter deal or a longer deal."

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Marc Gasol earned his new deal

The Grizzlies center was named 1st-team All-NBA last season and is coming off his most productive season after posting career highs in points per game (17.4), player efficiency (21.7) and usage percentage (24.6).

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The best free agent available is ...

... Luc Richard Mbah a Moute? Well, if you're looking for defense he is. The light-scoring (6.8 ppg) and well-traveled (4 teams in 8 years) forward allowed the 5th-fewest points per play last season, behind Draymond Green, DeMarcus Cousins, Brook Lopez and Marc Gasol.

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Super Mario throws down dunk

Magic rookie F Mario Hezonja, the No. 5 pick in last month's draft, drives through the lane and finishes with a basket-rocking one-handed jam against the Thunder during today's summer league matchup.

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J.J. Barea staying in Dallas

The veteran guard is on the verge of agreeing to a 2-year that will pay him $2.8M per year, sources tell ESPN's Tim MacMahon. El Nuevo Dia, a newspaper in Puerto Rico, first reported the deal. He averaged 7.5 ppg last season. Story

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Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Spurs, amazingly, still have five roster spots to fill. Let's see how much more minimum magic they have left after landing David West

West heads south to San Antonio

David West will sign with the Spurs for the veteran minimum of roughly $1.5M after opting out of $12M with Indiana, according to ESPN & media sources (first reported by NBA.com). Sources say Cleveland, Golden State and Washington all offered West more money

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