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The NBA's 10 most important free agent moves since 'The Decision'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — LeBron James remade NBA free agency in 2010. (AP) The start of NBA free agency is now one of the most exciting times on the league’s calendar, a period where every rumor can occasion a massive shift in several teams’ fortunes. For the next few days, every team is capable of remaking itself into a contender, or at least setting itself to be one in the future. The mere hint of a meeting with...
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The Bulls waive Rajon Rondo, ending a very weird partnership after one year

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Rajon Rondo’s back on the market. (Jason Miller/Getty Images) So, after all that, the Chicago Bulls are down to just one “Alpha.” [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] The Bulls announced Friday afternoon that they’ve waived point guard Rajon Rondo, just shy of one year after Chicago signed him to a two-year deal to serve as the Bulls’ new lead ball-handler. The team had...
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BDL Roundtable: The moves we want to see in 2017 NBA free agency

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Yahoo Sports Staff) — It’s already been a wild NBA offseason, with two All-NBA-caliber players changing squads and plenty of rumblings about plate-shifting moves in the offing. To get set for the official start of the NBA’s annual version of “Supermarket Sweep,” we convened for this week’s roundtable: What move do you most want to see after the NBA’s 2017 free-agent season opens on Saturday? Here are our...
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NBA Free Agency Shopping Lists: Atlantic Division

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Henry Bushnell) — Gordon Hayward is Boston’s top free agent target. (Getty) Free agency is a complicated time full of misdirection, brief opportunities, and a whole lot of persuasion. We’ve put together these shopping lists to ensure every team stays on track. Boston Celtics 2016-17 record:  53-29, eliminated in the conference finals Unrestricted free agents:  Jonas Jerebko, Amir Johnson, Gerald...
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NBA Free Agency Shopping Lists: Southwest Division

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Is this the end of the line for Spurs legends Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili? (AP) Free agency is a complicated time full of misdirection, brief opportunities, and a whole lot of persuasion. We’ve put together these shopping lists to ensure every team stays on track. San Antonio Spurs 2016-17 record: 61-21, eliminated in the Western Conference finals Unrestricted free agents: ...
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Mo Money Mo Problems: The NBA’s 2017 All-About-To-Be-Overpaid Team

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Nikola Mirotic and Kelly Olynyk battle it out for their next big contract. (AP) NBA general managers are smarter than ever, and they still couldn’t help themselves when gifted a ballooning salary cap last summer, spending like Montgomery Brewster  (timely references, here). The Los Angeles Lakers saddled themselves with Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng, the Portland Trail Blazers threw $70...
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Knicks welcome top draft pick to Summer League by misspelling name on jersey

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — That is not how you spell Frank Ntilikina’s name, Knicks. (Photo via Knicks.com) In one of his last acts as the New York Knicks’ president of basketball operations, Phil Jackson used the No. 8 overall pick in last Thursday’s 2017 NBA draft to select Frank Ntilikina. It did not escape the notice of many NBA observers that the Knicks let Phil take a 6-foot-5 French prospect tabbed as the most...
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Cavs owner Dan Gilbert was at the Cubs' visit with President Trump, which is weird

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — President Donald Trump points out Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. (Screencap via @Josh_Frydman) When the Chicago Cubs made their second visit to the White House after winning the 2016 World Series — an “informal get together” with President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon — they were joined, as everyone anticipated, by Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign...
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A plea to Jim Dolan and Jeff Hornacek: Make the Knicks fun again

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Less than 3 1/2 years into his five-year journey to bring the New York Knicks back to prominence, Phil Jackson is leaving Manhattan . His tenure as the Knicks’ president of basketball operations was marked by losing — great, heaping gobs of losing, as the team went 80-166 in his three full seasons in charge. It was marked by zealous adherence to the primacy and precepts of his preferred...
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The definitive list of Phil Jackson's six worst moves on the New York Knicks

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Phil Jackson plans his next move. (AP) Phil Jackson is a coaching legend. His 11 championship rings are the most by a coach in NBA history, earning him a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame. As an executive, though? Not so much. Looking back at his every move as New York Knicks president, it’s almost as if he was trying to get fired, and it’s a wonder the organization picked up the...
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Spike Lee is very happy the Knicks fired Phil Jackson

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Tyler Greenawalt) — Phil Jackson and Spike Lee aren’t laughing together anymore. (Getty Images) Phil Jackson is officially out as the New York Knicks’ president of basketball , and no one is happier than Knicks mega-fan Spike Lee. The producer, director and actor posted a photo on Instagram hours after the news of Jackson’s firing came in, and the message Spike sent wasn’t subtle. HALLELUJAH. A...
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Mike D'Antoni wins Coach of the Year at 2017 NBA Awards Show

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Mike D’Antoni shows off his 2017 Coach of the Year trophy. (AP) Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni has been named the 2016-17 Coach of the Year, as revealed at the first-ever NBA Awards Show on Monday. After two disastrous stints with the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers, D’Antoni rebuilt much of the reputation he had earned during his time guiding the Seven Seconds or Less...
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Draymond Green, Joel Embiid headline NBA's All-Defensive, All-Rookie team announcements

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — Draymond Green might have just let Rudy Gobert know he got more First Team All-Defensive votes. (AP) More than two months removed from the conclusion of the regular season and two weeks after the Finals ended, the NBA Awards show is finally set to air on Monday night, and the league announced the 2016-17 All-Defensive and All-Rookie teams as a lead-in to a broadcast that seems well past...
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The Cleveland Cavaliers want it all, and that still might not be enough

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Ben Rohrbach) — The Cavaliers are trying to find ways to get Paul George, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade to Cleveland. (AP) The Cleveland Cavaliers are getting desperate. The Cavs showed general manager David Griffin the door, either angering  LeBron James or presenting the perfect excuse for the franchise’s superstar to leave in free agency again next summer. Or both. [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on...
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Isaiah Thomas gets buck naked for the cover of ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — Isaiah Thomas hears the haters and can’t help but laugh. (AP) Isaiah Thomas made the bold choice to bare it all for ESPN the Magazine’s annual Body Issue, and the magazine announced Friday that the Boston Celtics All-Star point guard will appear on the cover of this year’s model. [ Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now ] If your workplace is one that might not look too fondly on the...
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