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Love agrees to 5-year deal to stay with Cavs

Kevin Love is re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he announced Wednesday. Love has agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract with the team, a source told ESPN's Brian Windhorst.

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Abrams: Traveling man

Will free agency lead Thomas Robinson to his NBA home?

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Lowe: Eight biggest free agency questions

When free agency opens at the stroke of midnight, the NBA will leap into its great unknown: an unprecedented three-year spending frenzy that will change the league forever.

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Green, Warriors not seeing eye to eye

ESPN senior writer Ramona Shelburne: "Right now, there's a gap. And somebody I talked to said it's not good or bad, but there's a gap right now. And until the Warriors offer him what is closer to what everybody else is getting paid, they're not talking."

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Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

I'm told it's still between the Clippers and Mavs for DeAndre Jordan but Jordan is enjoying free agent process. Meeting with Lakers tonight.

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Robin Lopez met with the Milwaukee Bucks today and is dining with the Knicks tonight. Teams that miss on LMA/Monroe/DJ will join pursuit too

NBA Free Agency Special on ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET

Anthony Davis, Kevin Love and Jimmy Butler will stay put, while Tyson Chandler and DeMarre Carroll have found new homes. But where will Draymond Green land? The NBA crew talks the latest buzz and how today's free agency moves impact the NBA. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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DaMarre Carroll signs for 4 years, $60M

Chris Broussard: "Tons of teams were interested in DeMarre Carroll as kind of that second-tier free agent. So you wonder, well why so quickly to Toronto? When you see those numbers, you know why he went so quickly to the Raptors."

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Millsap returning to Hawks

All-Star Paul Millsap has decided to return to the Hawks, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $59 million, according ESPN's Chris Broussard and multiple reports. Millsap turned down a maximum 4-year, $80M deal from the Magic.

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Suns emerge as threat for Aldridge

Phoenix has moved into a contending position alongside the Spurs to sign LaMarcus Aldridge away from the Blazers, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. The Suns took a big step in appealing to Aldridge by coming to terms with Tyson Chandler earlier today. Sources say the Spurs remain the biggest threat to the Blazers.

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Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Says once source close to the talks: Phoenix has moved into a contending position alongside San Antonio in the LaMarcus Aldridge Sweepstakes

ICYMI: Fast and furious NBA free agency

Kevin Love will stick and stay with the Cavs, DeMarre Carroll is now a Raptor, and Jimmy Butler got his money from the Bulls. More moves are in the works, so don't blink. Roundup

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Chandler joins Suns on 4-year deal

Tyson Chandler has agreed to a four-year deal worth $52M with the Phoenix Suns, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Chandler averaged 10.3 ppg, 11.5 rpg and 1.2 blkpg last season with the Mavs.

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Cavs close to re-signing Thompson

Sources told ESPN that the pact is expected to exceed $80M over five years to keep the promising power forward in a frontcourt that will also feature Kevin Love after Love announced he's staying in Cleveland.

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Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Source says Mavs' meeting with DeAndre Jordan "went really well," per source. Of course, they all do. But Mavs are cautiously optimistic.

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Mavs now head into their meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge. Feels like equivalent of running out a ground ball to second base.

Windhorst: Love remains loyal to Cavs

Brian Windhorst: "This is a grand plan for the Cavs. There was some concern that he wouldn't take a long deal, but this is him locking in, he's showing faith in the franchise."

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Kevin Love: 'I'm going back to Cleveland'

Love broke the news on The Players Tribune, writing: "Yeah, of course I’ve heard the free agency rumors. But at the end of the day, and after meeting with my teammates (it turns out pools are great meeting places) and with the front office, it was clear Cleveland was the place for me. ... We have unfinished business and now it’s time to get back to work."

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Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Ultimately Lakers don't really have much to offer free agents besides cap space and young players. That's why they keep striking out

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Lakers are "stunned" to hear how coolly their presentation was received by LMA. I spoke to 3-4 folks last night who felt good about it.