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Summer Forecast: Will Durant or Horford be best newcomer?

Our ESPN Forecast panel believes fans in the Bay Area and Boston will have reason to cheer their big offseason additions.

Friedell not optimistic Bulls will be better with Wade (1:04)
Wade: 'Funny to be sitting in this seat' (2:34)
Monty Williams: 'Quitting is not an option' (4:10)
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Vote now: How does your NBA team stack up?

ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings grades organizations on everything from ticket prices and stadium experience to the talent on the field, court or rink. How does your favorite NBA team stack up? Vote now!

How does LaVine-Gordon stack up to Wilkins-Jordan? (1:24)

Collins twins, Wise on issues raised at DNC

Andy Katz and Rick Klein discuss the DNC, Michael Jordan's words on social activism and the NBA moving the All-Star Game from Charlotte with former NBA twins Jason and Jarron Collins as well as Mike Wise of The Undefeated.

Wade always envisioned playing for the Bulls (1:00)
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Durant feels the love in his Oracle debut

Kevin Durant made his Oracle Arena debut as a member of the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday while playing for USA Basketball in an Olympic tuneup. The newly minted Warrior is quickly making himself at home.

Karl-Anthony Towns takes kids to school (0:17)
This is how you shut down a dunk contest (0:39)
Harlem Globetrotter and SkyCoaster go perfect together (1:34)
Wade makes appearance at Cubs-White Sox game (0:15)
NBPA doesn't see negative effect from Durant joining Warriors (1:05)
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Will the Magic's latest reset work?

Orlando's first attempt at rebuilding didn't go as planned, and now the Magic are hoping their latest plan has them on the rocky road to becoming an Eastern Conference contender.

Amar'e Stoudemire sure did like to dunk (1:47)
Top dunks from the free throw line (1:24)
American war hero inspiring USA Basketball (4:24)

USA Basketball: Complete coverage

Some of the NBA's best are headed to Rio in search of a third straight gold medal. As Coach K & Co. take on the world, we're tracking all things Team USA hoops.


Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A federal judge has denied Derrick Rose's motion to have the civil sexual assault case against him dismissed, and the trial is scheduled to start Oct. 4 in Los Angeles, presumably in the middle of Rose's first training camp with the New York Knicks.

Wade: This is Jimmy Butler's team

Dwyane Wade wants to avoid all confusion and speculation as he joins the Bulls.


Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

It's real. Dwyane Wade is a Bull.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade says Riley didn't "call, email or text" in trying to get him to stay in Miami. Says he wasn't looking for Riley to reach out to him, he wanted to make his own decision.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade says Bulls will sell themselves by the way they play. Acknowledges that "no one" expected him to sign in Chicago.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade won't commit to finishing his career in Chicago. Wants to take it year by year. It's going to be interesting to see how much recruiting, if any, he does for Bulls in the future. Bulls are hopeful that he will be able to help land another star in the future.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade: "I have no rift with Pat Riley."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade: "I am a better three point shooter than my number."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade makes it very clear: "It's Jimmy Butler's team." Says Butler called him and told him he wanted Wade to be in Chicago. Butler is in the back of press conference smiling.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade said his heart pulled him towards Chicago in 2010 -- but too difficult to pass up chance to play with James and Bosh in Miami.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls GM Gar Forman notes "presence and intangibles" of Wade and how he believes the three time NBA champion will fit well in the locker room.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade's press conference in Chicago is about to begin.

Watch: Wade introduced as a Bull

Dwyane Wade's introductory news conference in Chicago is live on SportsCenter. Watch on ESPNews/WatchESPN

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Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

The San Antonio Spurs announced they have signed forward Patricio "Pato" Garino. Terms were not disclosed.