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Grant Hill Won’t Retire; Considering Lakers, Thunder & Heat

Free agent forward Grant Hill is still considering at least two other teams–the two teams in last month’s Finals, Miami and Oklahoma City–as well as the Lakers as he decides where he’s going to play next season, according to a source with knowledge of the 39-year-old forward’s thinking.   Reports Tuesday indicated...

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Andray Blatche Could Be Amnestied Soon

The Wizards are giving “renewed consideration” to using their amnesty provision on Andray Blatche.   Blatche is owed $23 million by Washington.   The Wizards want to move on from Blatche and have been unsuccessful in their attempts to trade him.   (Via Marc Stein/ESPN & RealGM)  

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Boris Diaw Signs Extension With Spurs

Boris Diaw helped the Spurs last year.   If I had told you back in December that I would write that senence in July, you’d chuckle at me and shake your head with pity. Diaw wasn’t irrelevant before last season, but that was only because of his weight and the massive contract he...

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Tim Duncan, Spurs Agree To Three-Year Contract Extension

Tim Duncan, who declared himself “a Spur for life” in March, reportedly has followed through on his intentions to remain in San Antonio.   The 36-year-old franchise cornerstone has agreed to a three-year contract to return to the Spurs, Yahoo! Sports reported Tuesday. The website reported the contract is expected...

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Blake Griffin Signs Five-Year Extension With Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has agreed to a five-year contract extension, a source with knowledge of the situation told ESPNLosAngeles.com.   The extension had been expected as sources had told ESPNLosAngeles.com earlier this month that Griffin had informed team officials that he intended to sign an extension with the club.  ...

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Spurs Re-Sign Danny Green To Three-Year Contract

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to re-sign guard Danny Green to a three-year, $12 million contract, a league source told Yahoo! Sports.   The contract is fully guaranteed, the source said.   Green averaged 9.1 points and 3.5 rebounds while starting 38 of 66 games for the Spurs last...

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Andrew Bynum: “Does Blue Suit Me?”

Last night the Los Angeles Lakers Andrew Bynum sent the NBA rumor mill into over-drive with the following tweet. “Does blue suit me?”   Rumor have been circulating for months about a possible Andrew Bynum for Dwight Howard trade and tweets like this are only fueling the fire. Everyone knows...

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Ben Wallace Leaning Towards Not Retiring

Big Ben will ride again for one more season.   A source close to the situation tells the Detroit News that “it’s a pretty good chance” Ben Wallace will return to the Pistons for another season.   Wallace, who will turn 38 in September, has been wanted back by the...

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J.R. Smith Agrees To 2-Year Contract With Knicks

Unrestricted free agent guard J.R. Smith has agreed to re-sign with the New York Knicks, league sources confirmed to CBSSports.com on Monday night.ESPNNY.com first reported the agreement.   Smith is expected to sign a 2-year contract worth $5.6 million, with a player option on the second season, in Los Angeles....

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Cleveland Cavs Are Frontrunners For Derek Fisher

According to Sam Amick via Twitter, Derek Fisher could possibly return to the Thunder or sign with the Brooklyn Nets, but as of right now, the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the lead to acquire him.   The Cavaliers would love to have Fisher as a mentor to Kyrie Irving and...

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Knicks Land Marcus Camby In Sign-&-Trade

According to Jordan Schultz, a sports columnist for The Huffington Post, sources have confirmed that the Knicks are “on verge” of trading for Marcus Camby. The sign-and-trade will send Toney Douglas to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Marcus Camby. Other Knicks that might be sent to Houston are Josh Harrelson,...

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John Lucas III, ¿Objetivo de los Miami Heat?

Miami Heat sigue intentando rellenar su plantilla tras el fichaje de  Ray Allen. Es conocido el interés de los Heat por Marcus Camby o por Rashad Lewis, pero según avanzaba hoy ESPN, los Heat quieren completar la posición de base con el fichaje de John Lucas III, hasta ahora base de los...

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Clippers Could Receive MarShon Brooks In 4-Team Deal

According to Chad Ford via Twitter, the Clippers could potentially be the 4th team in the Dwight Howard-to-Nets deal. The Los Angeles Clippers will take back MarShon Brooks in return for a lottery protected first-round draft pick, which would be sent to the Orlando Magic.   Rookie MarShon Brooks averaged...

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Steve Novak Re-Signs With New York Knicks

If you are an NBA role player and want to stay in the league, you need to have one exceptional skill, do one thing particularly well and find teams who need that skill.   Steve Novak can shoot the three — he shot 47.2 percent from deep last season and took...