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DeJuan Blair

Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards have acquired DeJuan Blair via sign-and-trade with the Dallas Mavericks. Blair will make $6 million over three years. He averaged 6.4 points and 4.7 rebounds as a role player for the Mavs last season. “DeJuan gives us a tough inside presence who can score and rebound at both front...

Shaun Livingston, Rodney Stuckey

Pacers Sign Rodney Stuckey

Rodney Stuckey has reached an agreement with the Indiana Pacers, according to USA Today. The Pacers quickly replaced Lance Stephenson, who signed with the Charlotte Hornets. Indiana also signed C.J. Miles and Europe’s Damjan Rudez. Stuckey will be making the veteran’s minimum on a one-year deal. Stuckey, 28, has career averages of 13.4 points and 3.9...

Ed Davis

Lakers Sign Ed Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Ed Davis to a two-year, $2 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The second year of his contract comes with a player option. Davis, 25, started his career with the Toronto Raptors before being traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. Throughout his career,...

Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James

Early Big Free Agent Signing Grades

NBA free agency is upon us and it seems to excite the NBA fan base almost as much as the season itself. It’s a frenzy as some of the biggest stars in the game could potentially make a jersey change. With so many big names on the move, we at Hoops...

Rodney Stuckey

Pacers Pursuing Rodney Stuckey

The Indiana Pacers, who lost Lance Stephenson to the Charlotte Hornets, are extremely interested in Rodney Stuckey, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Stuckey, 28, averaged 13.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game for the Detroit Pistons last season. He is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who has spent...

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson Signs With Hornets

Lance Stephenson has agreed to a three-year, $27.5 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. He averaged 13.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game for the Pacers last season. The Hornets also have Gerald Henderson at the shooting guard position. The acquisition of...

James Jones

Cavaliers Sign James Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed James Jones to a minimum contract, according to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal. Jones, LeBron James’ former teammate, averaged 4.9 points per game last season. The 33-year-old veteran was a member of the Miami Heat’s two-peat during 2012-13. He can help spread the floor and...

Jason Smith

Knicks Sign Jason Smith

The New York Knicks have signed center Jason Smith to a one-year, $3.3 million contract. Smith averaged 9.7 points and 5.8 rebounds for the New Orleans Pelicans. The 28-year-old 7-footer is expected to have a large role with the Knicks, who traded Tyson Chandler earlier this off-season. Smith has played for the...

Anthony Tolliver

Anthony Tolliver Joins Phoenix Suns

Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract. He is only guaranteed $400K during his second season. The Suns have also signed Isaiah Thomas during the off-season. Tolliver, 29, averaged 6.1 points and 2.6 rebounds for the Charlotte Hornets last season. He is a 6-foot-8 power forward who can...

Rashard Lewis

Mavericks Sign Rashard Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks have signed Rashard Lewis to a one-year, minimum contract. The 34-year-old veteran averaged 4.5 points while shooting 41.5% from the field last season. The Mavericks lost Vince Carter to the Grizzlies and do not expect Shawn Marion back. However, Mark Cuban and the Mavs managed to sign Chandler Parsons, Richard Jefferson...

Mike Miller, Kevin Durant

Mike Miller Signs With Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Mike Miller to a two-year, $5.5 million contract. He immediately gained interest in Cleveland after they acquired LeBron James. Miller averaged 7.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game for the Grizzlies last season. Memphis was not expected to bring Miller back after signing Vince...

Carlos Boozer

Bulls Amnesty Carlos Boozer

As expected, the Chicago Bulls have officially used their amnesty provision on Carlos Boozer, according to Sam Smith of NBA.com. After losing the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, the Bulls signed forward Pau Gasol. Boozer, 32, averaged 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game for Chicago last season. (Via Hoops-Nation.com)

Kris Humphries

Kris Humphries Signs With The Wizards

The Washington Wizards and Kris Humphries have agreed to a three-year, $13 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Wizards swiftly picked up the 29-year-old forward after losing Trevor Booker to the Utah Jazz. Washington also signed Paul Pierce after losing Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets....

Trevor Booker

Utah Jazz Sign Trevor Booker

The Utah Jazz have signed Trevor Booker to a two-year, $10 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. The Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves and many other teams were interested in the forward. Booker, 26, averaged 6.8 points and 5.3 rebounds in 21.6 minutes per game last season. He shot an impressive...

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade Re-Signs With The Heat

Dwyane Wade has re-signed with the Miami Heat, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today. Wade’s deal is worth near $60 million over four seasons. Pat Riley and the Heat have also signed Luol Deng, Danny Granger and Josh McRoberts during the off-season. Although Miami lost LeBron James to Cleveland, they managed...

Chandler Parsons

Parsons Says He’s Offended By Rockets

Chandler Parsons told Yahoo Sports that he was offended by the Houston Rockets and thinks he could have been the third star they were searching so desperately for. “Honestly, I was offended by the whole process,” Parsons told Yahoo Sports on Monday in a phone interview. “They publicly said that...