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Pelicans not pausing to make Davis NBA's richest

New Orleans and Anthony Davis, on the first day possible, have agreed to a mammoth contract that is expected to become the league's most lucrative.

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16mMike Mazzeo

Sources: Nets come to terms with Lopez, Young

The Brooklyn Nets struck quickly after the NBA's free-agency period opened Wednesday at midnight, coming to terms with Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, league sources told ESPN.com.

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Lowe: Eight biggest free agency questions

When free agency opens at the stroke of midnight, the NBA will leap into its great unknown: an unprecedented three-year spending frenzy that will change the league forever.

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Ridnour's contract worth more than Ridnour (2:32)
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11hTim MacMahon

Mavs thinking big with DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan wants a bigger role. Music to the Mavs' ears. They hope to convince him that a move to Dallas is the key to reaching his potential.

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4hChris Forsberg

Celtics introduce rookies to history

The Boston Celtics introduced their four rookies Tuesday, then introduced them to the history of the franchise.

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Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Nick Calathes was among PGs to get a call from Mavs tonight. Played in HS and college with Chandler Parsons.

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

#Nets had to retain Lopez and Young. Now they'll be able to focus in on trying to move other half of $76 million foursome: Joe and Deron.

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Retaining the restricted free agent Khris Middleton and signing a big man in free agency were Milwaukee's top two offseason priorities

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Rick Carlisle's answers to DeAndre Jordan's questions about how he would be used by Mavs will be critical in Wednesday morning meeting.

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Mavs' contingent is still with DeAndre Jordan, I'm told. Then again, Chandler Parsons might have to be surgically removed from DJ's hip.