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8hKevin Pelton

If Knicks get Noah: Good move or bad?

Joakim Noah and the Knicks are reportedly ready to make a deal on a four-year contract. Kevin Pelton provides an early verdict.

Durant's heart is in OKC (2:29)
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11hKevin Arnovitz

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?

Whiteside staying with Heat (0:49)
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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.

DeMar DeRozan agrees to re-sign with Raptors (1:29)
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Oscar Robertson gives LeBron his blessing

Lebron James is sometimes misunderstood, but The Big O says LeBron is just the kind of player, entrepreneur and community leader he would have liked to team up with.

Duncan undecided on return to Spurs (1:13)
LeBron is not LeBron without his jump shot (1:23)
The NBA's best 3-and-D free agents (1:25)
Elhassan: Can't understand Lakers' big deal for Mozgov (0:56)
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The Thunder's blueprint for re-signing Durant

Signing Kevin Durant to a new deal would represent a chance to cement his legacy in Oklahoma City. How will the Thunder convince the summer's top free agent to stay?

Kevin Durant as a Golden State Warrior? (1:09)
Can Heat sign Durant, Whiteside and Wade? (1:25)
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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.

Butler talks state of Bulls, departure of Derrick Rose (4:42)
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23hJeremias Engelmann and Steve Ilardi

The 7 most overrated NBA free agents

Which signings are most likely to be a mistake? We have seven names that teams (and fans) should think twice about before committing to a massive deal.

Durant looking forward to leading U.S. Olympic basketball team in Rio (1:22)
Wade open to outside offers (0:53)
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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 

So according to that last tweet from my pal @MarcJSpears, your most current estimate on the DeMar DeRozan deal is five years, $145 million.

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In addition to Dallas and Orlando, Miami, Nets, Philly and GState reached out to Jamal Crawford last night/this morning, sources say

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets still have around $40 million in cap space to address other needs including a starting PF, wing help, shooting help and reserve help.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The structure of DeMar DeRozan's new contract with the Raptors is still being worked out but it's expected to average at $29 million per season, a source said.

Whiteside's decision impacts free agency

Brian Windhorst says that keeping Hassan Whiteside is a victory for Miami and they're still pursuing Kevin Durant but it is likely to say goodbye to someone else.


Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

It certainly doesn't hurt that Jeremy Lin brings relevancy and fan interest to the Nets, who desperately needed any sort of spark in that department given how low their TV ratings were.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

League sources say Mike Conley and Chandler Parsons have had multiple conversations about playing together in Memphis. They never talked about teaming up in Dallas. Parsons, who has ruled out a return to Dallas, will meet with the Grizzlies on Friday in Los Angeles. Conley is scheduled to meet with the Mavs in Dallas.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Nets paying Jeremy Lin 19 times more per season than Knicks paid him for magical 2012.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Lin reunites with his former assistant in New York when Linsanity began, Nets coach Kenny Atkinson. Lin credits Atkinson a lot for his development as a player.

Noah to Knicks: good move or bad?

Kevin Pelton provides an early verdict on the contract that will reportedly take him through age 35. How he fits (Insider)

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Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The Wizards, Pistons, Lakers, Mavs and Jazz among teams expressing interest in Blazers restricted free agent forward Moe Harkless, a source said.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Warriors' meeting with Kevin Durant in the Hamptons this morning, sources say, began at 10 AM EST

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Lin announced on Twitter he will be joining the Nets. ESPN's Marc Stein reports it's a three-year, $36 million contract. Brooklyn gets a point guard.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Hearing Jeremy Lin landed a three-year deal worth $36 million from Brooklyn