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Pop & Timmy: Power couple

There was a time when the Spurs weren’t a top destination for free agents ... until Gregg Popovich came along. Father-son relationship

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Thompson wants Draymond Green money

ESPN's Chris Broussard reports Tristan Thompson and his team are looking for $85M-$90M: "The ball is in the Cavs' court right now."


Bonner blames iPhone for wonky elbow

Matt Bonner on his 3-point shooting dip last season: “Everybody is going to find this hilarious, but ... when the new iPhone came out it was way bigger than the last one ... you have to stretch further to hit the buttons, and I honestly think that’s how I ended up developing [tennis elbow].” (via Concord Monitor)

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Role-playing bigs still available

ESPN's Chris Broussard told SportsCenter if you're not shopping for a superstar, you can still fill some needs in free agency. Players like Amar'e Stoudemire, Carlos Boozer and Josh Smith are still available.


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Beno Udrih had July 5 guarantee date in his previous deal. Meaning that next season's $2.2M salary with Grizzlies now officially kicks in

Towns officially $14.9M richer

The Timberwolves announced the official signing of No. 1 overall draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns. According to the website RealGM, his slotted contract is worth $4.753M in 2015-16 and $14.9M over three years.

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NBA's Adam Silver joins Duke board

The newest Board of Trustees members at Duke includes the NBA commissioner, the school announced. Silver, who earned his Bachelor's Degree at Duke, began a 6-year term July 1. He joins Apple CEO Tim Cook and six others.

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KG to return to Timberwolves

The 39-year-old Kevin Garnett has agreed to re-sign with the Wolves, according to KSTP in Saint Paul, Minn. Garnett was traded from the Nets to the Wolves on Feb. 19, playing 5 games before an injury cut his season short.

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NBA free agency winners and losers

Sure, LaMarcus Aldridge makes the Spurs an obvious winner and the Trail Blazers not so much. But Grantland's Zach Lowe also hands out free agency participation ribbons to teams like the Knicks and Lakers. Early results

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NBA's best in the West?

With an active offseason, the Spurs have taken a team that won 55 games, retained all core free agent players (Tim Duncan, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili) and added 2 big free agents (LaMarcus Aldridge, David West).

Spurs' additions will pay off

Kevin Pelton sees the Spurs at the top of the West with the Warriors in 2015-16. The numbers say San Antonio will have the best defense, and can win around 66 games.


Spurs looking stacked

With the return of Manu Ginobili, the Spurs have retained all of their key pieces from last season -- while adding this offseason's prized jewel, LaMarcus Aldridge.

Super Mario throws down dunk

Magic rookie F Mario Hezonja, the No. 5 pick in last month's NBA draft, drives through the lane and finishes with a basket-rocking, one-handed jam against the Thunder during Monday's summer league matchup.



Jason Williams' son, Jaxon, plays basketball, and like his old man, he is absolutely untouchable on the court. Check it out!

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Cavs still waiting on LeBron James

The top remaining NBA free agent? That'd be the former four-time MVP. LeBron is also up for multiple ESPYS awards, including Best Male Athlete -- where he faces this year's MVP, Stephen Curry. Cast your vote

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Dante Exum hurts ankle in summer league

The Jazz guard left Monday night's summer league game vs. the Celtics with an ankle injury. Exum has a brace on his ankle but is not using crutches or a walking boot.

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Okafor dazzles in summer league debut

Jahlil Okafor made quite the impression in the Sixers' summer league opener with 20 points and nine boards in a 74-71 loss to the Spurs.


Mo Williams agrees to deal with Cavs

The PG averaged 14.2 points and 6.2 assists last season with the Timberwolves and Hornets. Williams played 2 seasons with LeBron James in Cleveland from 2009-11.


Kevin Love poses for the Body Issue

"At the end of the day, I want to play until I’m 40. And I would like it to be my choice. I 100 percent think that my best basketball is ahead of me." Full gallery

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