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The Implications of Jimmy Butler’s potential max extension

When free agency officially begins on August 6 and players can sign their contracts with teams, Miami Heat All-NBA player Jimmy Butler will be eligible for a four-year contract extension. The Heat’s window to sign Butler to an extension closes on Oct. 18 if the team adds three more seasons to his contract and closes on June 30 if the extension is for four seasons, according to Bobby Marks (via Miami Herald).
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Houston Rockets: NBA Draft trades for picks 23 and 24 ranked

Reports indicate that teams are calling the Houston Rockets over the availability of their first-round picks. The Rockets currently own the 2nd, 23rd, and 24th picks in the 2021 NBA Draft and there is no shortage of rumors over their availability. While a trade of the 2nd pick would garner the most headlines, it’s the Rockets’ picks in the 20s that are getting the most attention.
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The Blockbuster Trade Idea: The Miami Heat Could Go All-In For Damian Lillard

The Miami Heat are a team that made the NBA Finals during the 2019-20 season behind the performances of their two All-Stars, Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo. While the duo had a great run to the Finals during the NBA bubble, they were quickly eliminated in the first round by the Milwaukee Bucks this season. While the Bucks were clearly a better team, that doesn't mean that the Miami Heat won't be able to compete in the future.
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Miami Heat: Does Pat Riley have the right approach to 2021 offseason?

Miami Heat president of basketball operations Pat Riley has held his offseason plans close to the vest. Riley told the media during his annual season-ending press conference that the team has several different directions it could go this offseason when he was asked what he planned to do with their cap space.
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Miami Heat: 3 trades to land a backup center this offseason

Bam Adebayo is one of the best centers in the NBA. The Miami Heat struck gold when they drafted him only a few short years ago. That being said, the Heat don’t have much depth at his position. After him, Dewayne Dedmon handled most of the big man duties last year.
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Miami Heat Rumors: Latest Bradley Beal Reports Mean Nothing For Them

The Miami Heat are surely hot on the trails of another star guy to bring into the fold this offseason. While there have been a ton of names mentioned thus far, such as Collin Sexton, Kyle Lowry, Brandon Ingram, and Damian Lillard, to name a few, there is one that has been there for quite a while now that just won’t go anywhere.

Wizards, 2 other teams considered front runners to acquire Ben Simmons

Ever since the Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Atlanta Hawks in Round 2 of the playoffs, there have been loud calls for the team to move young All-Star Ben Simmons. While the 25-year old has accomplished a lot in the league, there is still a lot of development there and the Sixers are in win-now mode.
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Bradley Beal or bust: How much can the Warriors trade for Beal — and what should they do if he’s unavailable?

As Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal considers his future, his decision could have a major impact on the Warriors, who have the Nos. 7 and 14 picks in Thursday’s draft. Reports indicate that Beal could ask the Wizards to trade him as soon as this week. Such a request would start an NBA domino effect that the Warriors hope involves them — and rightly so. Let’s dive in on what acquiring Beal would mean for the Warriors, why they should do it and a backup plan in case they can’t swing a deal.

LeBron James ‘Space Jam’ mural vandalized in his own hometown

AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — A mural promoting the 2021 movie “Space Jam: A New Legacy” starring Ohio native LeBron James was vandalized in his own hometown on Monday. According to Akron police, someone used spray paint to write “LaFlop” across the mural, which is on the outside of a local business. They also drew a clown nose on the former Cleveland Cavalier’s face.

What Could The Miami Heat Offer The Sixers In A Ben Simmons Deal?

According to The Athletic’s Sam Amick, Ben Simmons talks are heating up, and the Miami Heat are interested. What could they offer the Sixers?. As we get closer to the NBA Draft this Thursday, the rumors continue to swirl regarding Ben Simmons and a potential trade from Philadelphia. Sam Amick of The Athletic reported, “it’s looking increasingly likely that Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons will be on the move. Once source close to the situation handicapped Miami, Toronto, and Washington as the most likely landing spots.”. It is very interesting to hear that the Miami Heat are potentially interested in bringing Simmons into the fold.
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Report: Miami Heat among most likely destinations for Ben Simmons

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has seen his name involved in trade rumors throughout the entire offseason. Multiple teams have been linked with the 25-year-old as the 76ers are looking to receive a nice package in return for him. Until Wednesday, the Miami Heat had not yet been linked...
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Miami Heat Rumors: Heat are a top trade destination for Ben Simmons

Whenever a rumor rears its head this offseason, the Miami Heat always manage to get involved. Well, the latest buzz is no different. According to Sam Amick of The Athletic (subscription required), the Miami Heat are one of the top suitors in a potential Ben Simmons trade. The other two teams mentioned were the Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards.

Jazz Learn Full Vegas Summer League Schedule

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The full Utah Jazz Las Vegas Summer League schedule has been released. After hosting the Salt Lake City Summer League August 3-6, the Jazz will head to Las Vegas for the nine-day tournament featuring all 30 teams in the NBA. The Jazz will open play...