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5 Blockbuster Trades to Blow Up 2021 NBA Free Agency

With the 2021 NBA draft wrapped up, it's time for the league to set its sights on free agency. If the Russell Westbrook-to-the Los Angeles Lakers trade is any indication, we may see some deals along the way as well. This year's free-agent class is heavy with restricted players coming...
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Brooklyn Nets 2021 NBA Draft Grades For Every Pick

As of the moment, the Brooklyn Nets already have a championship-caliber roster led by their deadly trio of Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving. However, the three All-Stars still need to get sufficient help from a supporting cast that can complement their playing style and provide a spark off the bench. In this post, we’re going to do Brooklyn Nets 2021 NBA Draft grades for every pick.
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Basketball Antetokounmpo brothers bring NBA trophy home to Greece

ATHENS, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the Greek brothers who helped the Milawaukee Bucks to their first NBA championship in 50 years last month, promised to take their trophy back to Sepolia, the run-down Athens neighbourhood where they grew up. Born in Greece to Nigerian immigrant parents,...
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2021 NBA Free Agency: Top Targets For The Philadelphia 76ers

After an earlier-than-expected exit from the 2021 NBA playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers need to upgrade their roster this offseason. That'll be easier said than done, as they're limited in how much they can spend in free agency. The Sixers currently have $118.9 million in guaranteed salary on their books for...
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LeBron James Might Team Up With Banana Boat Buddy

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to surround LeBron James with the pieces he feels he needs to win another NBA championship. Carmelo Anthony might soon be part of the championship puzzle. Numerous veterans around the NBA appear to be interested in taking a pay cut to play with James...

Former Georgia Bulldog star included in blockbuster NBA trade

Former Georgia Bulldog basketball star Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been traded to the Washington Wizards. Caldwell-Pope, who won an NBA Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers, was a key piece in the Laker’s trade package to land superstar point guard Russell Westbrook. Caldwell-Pope was a key role player for the Lakers...

Kawhi Leonard Declines Player Option, Becomes Free Agent

Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports reports Kawhi Leonard has declined his $36 million player option and will become a free agent. https://twitter.com/ChrisBHaynes/status/1421947792113635329. It is expected Leonard will negotiate a new deal with the Clippers. A primary playmaker for the team, Leonard played 52 regular-season games, averaging 34 minutes, 25 points,...
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Lakers Rumors: Dwight Howard ‘Ready To Return’ For Third Time

Aug. 2 is when teams can officially begin negotiating with free agents, and the Los Angeles Lakers have their work cut out for them as they try to fill out their roster. Although the Lakers were able to land Russell Westbrook in a blockbuster deal, it depleted the roster of most of its depth and rotation after sending out Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and Montrezl Harrell. In addition, Los Angeles has limited ways to add free agents to make matters worse because of their salary cap situation. They are only equipped with the taxpayer’s mid-level exception and veteran minimum contracts.