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Does Dwight's deal mean Al Horford is gone?

With Dwight Howard reportedly going to Atlanta, is Al Horford out? Is Howard an upgrade or a downgrade? Kevin Pelton projects the future for Howard, Horford and the Hawks.

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8hNBA Insiders

Trade, free-agent forecasts for every NBA team

The big trades, the big free agents, the big decisions. Our NBA Insiders go 5-on-5 on all 30 teams, leading with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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29mBrian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne

Sources: Wade intensifying talks with N.Y., Bucks

As the Miami Heat focus on a Sunday meeting with Kevin Durant, free agent Dwyane Wade is intensifying talks with other teams, including the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks, sources said.

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What is Dwyane Wade's loyalty worth?

The Heat face a major decision in their negotiation with free agent Dwyane Wade. We look at the history and the implications.

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Quiz: Where are you going in free agency?

Bright lights of New York, championship culture of San Antonio or Hollywood lifestyle of L.A.? When it comes to destinations, NBA players have their choices. Where would you sign in free agency?

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Oscar Robertson gives LeBron his blessing

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The Thunder's blueprint for re-signing Durant

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2dIan Begley

Camping with Kristaps Porzingis

After taking New York and the NBA by storm as a rookie, Kristaps Porzingis is home in Latvia, giving back to the community that helped transform him from a scrawny prospect into a national hero.

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Chad Ford's Top 100 NBA draft prospects

The names at the top have been set in stone for a while now, but where does everyone else slot in? Our resident guru ranks the top 100 prospects for the 2016 NBA draft.


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Memphis, meanwhile, only has an $8+ million chunk of cap space left but I'm told they're trying to make sufficient room to land Eric Gordon

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say the Knicks have made a four-year offer to Courtney Lee, but Lee has a variety of suitors and is working through the options

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Hamilton was my Rip Van Winkle-level sleeper this summer as a free agent. Great snag by Sean Marks for the Nets at $6 million for two years.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Hamilton, a journeyman center who was playing in Spain, will receive a two-year, $6 million contract from Brooklyn, his agent said. The Nets earlier agreed with PG Jeremy Lin on a three-year, $36 million deal.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets have signed center Justin Hamilton to a two-year contract, according to his agency.

Seth Greenberg @SethOnHoops

Who would you want in your locker room Dwight Howard or Al Horford? Please. Not about talent.About winning players.Teammates win. Horford!

Hassan Whiteside is winning

The former D-League player sealed the deal on a 4-year, $98 million max contract with the Heat. Player profile

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Rajon Rondo indeed had a free-agent meeting today with the Bulls in Chicago, league sources tell @MarcJSpearsESPN and me

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Dwyane Wade, like Dirk, has taken less in each of his last three contracts. At some point that gets difficult. That said, the Knicks will have around $11-12 million after Noah deal. They could create more and get to $16 million in room. But Wade probably wants north of $20 per year after seeing the deals being signed today.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Rajon Rondo indeed had a free-agent meeting today with the Bulls in Chicago, league sources tell @MarcJSpears and me

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Analysis: writing about Dwight Howard potentially replacing Al Horford gets confusing in a hurry.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

There are now 19 NBA contracts equaling $1.31 billion in total spend, with almost $300M committed already in 2016-17 alone.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek and executive Clarence Gaines Jr. are among those on hand for the Joakim Noah meeting in Orlando.