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Will all the King's men return to Cleveland?

Don't worry, Cavs fans: LeBron James isn't going anywhere. But with some key pieces hitting the market, Cleveland has a little work to do this offseason to keep its championship roster intact.

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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?

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Kevin Durant as a Golden State Warrior? (1:09)
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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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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.

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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.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks have made a qualifying offer to Langston Galloway, making the second-year guard a restricted free agent, sources confirm. The value of Galloway's qualifying offer is approximately $2.7 million. The offer was first reported by Basketball Insiders. The Knicks now have the opportunity to match any competing offers to Galloway.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Releasing Jarrett Jack today leaves the Nets on the hook for just $500,000 of the $6 million that the vet guard was due to earn next season

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Nets, unable to find a trade for Jarrett Jack, just announced Jack's release

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets have officially waived PG Jarrett Jack.

Free-agency madness begins at midnight ET

With the salary cap going through the roof and everyone having money to burn, the NBA's silly season won't disappoint. What to watch for

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

One rumbling out of Orlando: the Sixers have already been linked to RFAs Harrison Barnes & Allen Crabbe and some members of the organization have discussed pursuing an offer sheet for RFA Jordan Clarkson, sources say.

Kevin Durant on Golden State?

Tom Haberstroh says it makes so much sense.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

J.R. Smith is at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational wearing a "J.R. FOR PRESIDENT" t-shirt. Subtle, yet effective.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

One more note on Evan Turner: the Pelicans are among the teams who have strong interest in him, sources say.

The Spurs' pitch to Kevin Durant

Kate Fagan's acting as Gregg Popovich is strangely effective.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks are one of the teams that Evan Turner expects to meet with, per league sources.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets have interest in free agent point guard Mike Conley but won't get a visit with him according to a source. Rockets remain confident in Patrick Beverley's abilities to run the point. The objective is to find a backup if Beverley remains the starter.

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Clippers had no chance with LBJ back in 2010. Blake was injured as a rookie in 09. DJ was still raw. But it was huge to get in the room.

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Or three years ago when Hawks were determined to get an audience with Dwight Howard, both for the present & paving way for the future

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

It reminds of 2010, when then Clips GM Neil Olshey cashed in yrs of chips to land mtg w/ LeBron. Huge validation to get mtg eventho no shot

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

As for Lakers failure to meet w/ KD. One league source incredulously asked yesterday why Kupchak/Buss haven't spent last 8 months on this