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1hKevin Pelton

Predicting the 25 best NBA free agents

Plenty of big names are among this year's free agent crop. We rank the top 25 on the list and project where their careers and numbers will go from here.

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Meet Team USA's roster for the Rio Games

Some of the game's best might be sitting out, but plenty of star power remains to represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics. See who will be donning the red, white and blue in Rio.

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Greeny: If LeBron acted like a Messi or Ronaldo, we'd destroy him (1:28)
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Silver joins NBA, WNBA at NYC Pride Parade

Former pro players Jason Collins and Sue Wick, along with NBA commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA president Lisa Borders, served as representatives on the leagues' parade float.

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3dChad Ford

Top 5 prospects for stellar 2017 NBA draft

Who are the best NBA prospects in the 2017 draft class? Chad Ford gives his top five and previews the big storylines to watch for next year.

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Will a team be willing to pay Howard max money? (0:53)
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Durant's free agency decision all about timing (2:13)
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Rose to Chicago: 'Thank you' for trading me (0:18)
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Warning: Don't get in Ben Simmons' way (0:37)
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'The Dikembe Mutombo song' will make your day (2:25)
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Nichols: NBA must address one-and-done (2:17)
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Whiteside: It's about 'finding the best situation for myself' (2:07)
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NBA Insiders

NBA free-agent forecast: Durant, Conley, more

On July 1, NBA free agency will arrive, featuring big names like Kevin Durant, Mike Conley, Al Horford, Dwight Howard and Hassan Whiteside. Our NBA Insiders are going 5-on-5 on what to expect.

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3dMichael C. Wright

Spurs to bring aboard Ryan Arcidiacono

The Spurs, who had just one draft pick this year, have agreed to a two-year deal with Final Four standout Ryan Arcidiacono of Villanova.

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P. Gasol picks Spanish team over Zika concerns

Pau Gasol says he is willing to go to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, noting that his commitment to the Spanish national team is greater than his fears about the Zika virus.

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LeBron is just a kid from Akron

It's often said there's no place like home, and that proved true when the city LeBron James has carried put him on a pedestal and celebrated the King's latest NBA title.

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3dJohn Cregan

Cregan: Fantasy winners, losers from 2016 NBA draft

John Cregan breaks down the biggest winners and losers from a fantasy perspective based on Thursday's NBA draft. He sees Brandon Ingram thriving as a rookie in Los Angeles.

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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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USA Basketball has a lot of star power

While some of the game's best players have decided to no participate, there are still plenty of big names who will represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics. Meet the team

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Add international guard Souleyman Diabate to the list of players on the Knicks' Summer League roster. Others include Ron Baker, Marshall Plumlee, Marvelle Harris and JP Tokoto, according to reports. The 29-year-old Diabate, a 6-0 guard from the Ivory Coast, has been on the radar of Knicks scouts for several months.

Greeny: LeBron wouldn't get a free pass

Mike Greenberg says if LeBron James acted in the same manner as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the media would be all over him.

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Ranking the 25 best NBA free agents

Who can your team get in free agency starting Friday? There are plenty of premium players on the market, even besides Kevin Durant. Rankings (Insider)

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Will Howard get paid max money?

Brian Windhorst broke down the teams that might be interested in free-agent center Dwight Howard, as well as whether any would offer him a max contract. Gauging Howard's market

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When the praises go up, the buckets go in

Do foes have to guard Patrick Dorsey of Millbrook High School from 80 feet out? Probably not. But ... maybe?

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