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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?

Cavs not worried about LeBron's, Lue's contracts (1:31)
Thunder hoping Horford could help in Durant recruitment (0:58)
Shelburne: Durant needs to give Lakers meeting out of respect (1:39)
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15hIan 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.

Should the Knicks make a play for DeMarcus Cousins? (1:24)
Butler: 'I let people think what they want to think' (1:33)
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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.

Wade open to outside offers (0:53)
Happy birthday, Craig Sager! (0:46)
Stephen Jackson wants to return to the NBA (1:20)
Drummond a virtual guarantee to return to Pistons (0:50)
Spears: Warriors are going 'all-in' for Durant (2:07)
USA Basketball stars excited for Rio (1:16)
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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.


In search of the next DeMarre Carroll

NBA teams are looking for guys with limited NBA track records on the cheap. Zach Lowe has his eye on some unsexy wings. The next bargain

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The Hamptons guide to meeting Durant

  • Thursday: Thunder (in Oklahoma City)
  • Friday: Warriors, Clippers
  • Saturday: Spurs, Celtics
  • Sunday: Heat

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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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Draymond Green is now the registered owner to the trademark "Money Green."

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Whether or not the Grizz get far in a Parsons pursuit, they continue to believe they will hold off Dallas and all challengers to keep Conley

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Free Agent Rumble: Memphis not only believes it'll keep Mike Conley but might try to sign Chandler Parsons away from the Conley-chasing Mavs

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Kokoskov, now in Utah, worked with Dragic in Phoenix. They're back together for Euro 2017 qualifying ... with Rasho Nesterovic as team GM.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

One year removed from free agency, Heat guard Goran Dragic is returning to Slovenia's national team, reuniting with head coach Igor Kokoskov

Thunder hoping Horford can help

And not just on the court. Royce Young sees Al Horford's history with Billy Donovan at Florida as a potential selling point for Kevin Durant.


Butler on Rose trade: 'Had to be one of us'

Jimmy Butler said he was notified before the Derrick Rose trade and that he and Rose had a good relationship, despite Butler being pointed to as the reason for the trade.


Windhorst: Noah deal makes sense for Knicks

Brian Windhorst explains why the Knicks are the front-runners to land Joakim Noah.


Mike Conley to meet with Mavericks

Brian Windhorst looks at Mike Conley reported to be meeting with the Mavericks, but that doesn't mean he's on his way out of Memphis just yet.


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

More meetings for Kevin Durant: Clippers on Friday, Boston on Saturday and Miami on Sunday -- all in the Hamptons -- league sources say.