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Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony Re-Signs With The Knicks

Carmelo Anthony has re-signed with the New York Knicks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. He will agree to a five-year, max contract. The Knicks acquired Anthony from the Denver Nuggets via trade in 2011. He was also heavily pursued by the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and Dallas...

Chris Birdman Andersen

Heat, Cavaliers, Mavericks, Rockets Pursuing Chris Andersen

Along with the Miami Heat, Chris Andersen is being pursued by the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers, tweets Jared Zwerling of Bleacher Report. It is necessary to note that Bird was raised in Texas. Andersen averaged 6.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game last season. He can...

Luol Deng, Bulls

Rockets Considering Deng, Ariza As Alternatives For Parsons

The Houston Rockets have been in discussions with Luol Deng and Trevor Ariza, and could sign one of the forwards as a replacement for Chandler Parsons, according to Jonathan Feigen. Houston appears less interested in matching the Mavericks offer sheet signed by Chandler Parsons, due to missing out on Chris Bosh. A...

Gordon Hayward

Jazz Match Gordon Hayward’s Max Offer Sheet With Hornets

The Utah Jazz have officially matched Charlotte Hornet’s four-year, $63 million max offer sheet for Gordon Hayward. Hayward’s contract comes with a player option for the fourth year and a 15 percent trade kicker, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. A 15% trade kicker means that if Hayward is ever traded, he will...

Eric Bledsoe

Miami Heat Reach Out To Eric Bledsoe

The Miami Heat have reached out to Eric Bledsoe, according to @Probballdraft on Twitter. Although Bledsoe would be a great fit in Miami, signing him is a long shot for Pat Riley and the Heat. They do not have the ability to offer him a maximum contract due to Chris...

LeBron James, Cavaliers

LeBron Is Home – Stranger Than Fiction

There are some things in life you just can’t predict. LeBron James coming back to Cleveland wasn’t one of them. It seemed bound to happen eventually, at least to me. The way it happened, however is something that was utterly unexpected. You see, I always knew LeBron would come back...

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade

Mavericks Pursuing Dwyane Wade

According to Stephen A. Smith on SportsCenter, the Dallas Mavericks have reached out to Dwyane Wade. However, Wade is expected to re-sign with the Miami Heat. The Heat recently re-signed Chris Bosh to a maximum contract. Riley also signed Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger this off-season. Now, the Heat are...

Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah

Gasol “Virtually Sealed” Deal With Bulls

Update: Pau Gasol will earn $22 Million over three seasons. Pau Gasol has “virtually sealed” a deal with the Chicago Bulls, according to Marca.com and HoopsHype.com. The Bulls have guaranteed Gasol a starting spot in Chicago. Gasol plans on passing his medical examinaton before taking a trip to Barcelona. He very...

Kent Bazemore

Kent Bazemore Signs With Hawks

Kent Bazemore has agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN. The Hawks also signed Thabo Sefolosha this off-season. The San Antonio Spurs were among many teams pursuing Bazemore. He averaged 13.1 points with the Lakers, while shooting 45.1% from the field and 37.1% from downtown. (Via Hoops-Nation.com)

Pau Gasol

Bulls, Lakers Finalizing Pau Gasol Sign-&-Trade

UPDATE: Lakers can’t complete S&T after re-signing Jordan Hill. Gasol nearing deal with Bulls. The Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers are working on a sign-and-trade for Pau Gasol, according to Marca.com on Twitter. Details of the deal are not known, but the Bulls may be sending over Carlos Boozer or...

Chris Andersen

Cavaliers Pursuing Chris Andersen

The Cleveland Cavaliers are in talks with free agent Chris Andersen, according to Sam Amico of FOX Sports. The Heat are also looking to re-sign their 36-year-old veteran. He averaged 6.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 19.4 minutes per game last season. Andersen shot a career-best 64.4% from the...

Vince Carter

Vince Carter Signs With The Memphis Grizzlies

With Mike Miller likely leaving for the Cavaliers, the Memphis Grizzlies have signed Vince Carter, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Carter and the Grizzlies agreed to a three-year, $12.2 million contract. He is only guaranteed $2 million during the third year of his contract. The 37-year-old was expected to sign with the Dallas...

Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh Signs Huge Contract With Miami Heat

Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat have agreed to a five-year, $118 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Bosh, who was being heavily pursued by the Rockets, re-signed with the Heat after LeBron’s decision to play in Cleveland. Bosh averaged 16.2 points and 6.6 rebounds last season. With...

Isaiah Thomas

Phoenix Suns Acquire Isaiah Thomas

The Phoenix Suns have acquired Isaiah Thomas in a sign-and-trade deal. Thomas agreed to a four-year, $27 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Kings will receive a $7 million trade player exception and the draft rights to Alex Oriakhi in exchange for Thomas. Thomas, who was being...

Jeremy Lin

Lakers Acquire Jeremy Lin, Future First Round Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired Jeremy Lin and a future first round pick from the Rockets, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Houston made this deal in order to clear cap space for Chris Bosh, but he ended up re-signing with the Miami Heat regardless. Lin averaged 12.5 points, 4.1...

Jordan Hill

Jordan Hill Re-Signs With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed Jordan Hill to a two-year, $18 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Hill, 26, averaged 9.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game last season. The Boston Celtics were also interested in signing Hill. He is expected to put up bigger numbers under...