Moke Hamilton Bids Farewell to SheridanHoops and our Readers

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Even from the iron shores of Montego Bay and the congested streets of Kingston, Jamaica, New York City remains on my mind. As I journeyed from the West end of the island of Jamaica over to the East, and as I have interacted with members of Jamaica’s basketball community and chatted up fans of the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets—yes, they are down here in Jamaica, too—I look forward to what promises to be an exciting NBA season for the

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Mighty Moke’s Top 25 Available Free Agents — July 27 Update

Get used to this word: Tankapalooza. There are 10 teams, give or take, who have a legitimate chance to compete for the NBA championship in 2014. Everybody else will suck. Some will suck more than others, and that will be a good thing for them. Because that will improve their chances of landing the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft and selecting Andrew Wiggins of Kansas, who will be the next LeBron James.

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Mighty Moke’s Top 25 Available Free Agents — July 26 Update

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Get used to this word: Tankapalooza. There are 10 teams, give or take, who have a legitimate chance to compete for the NBA championship in 2014. Everybody else will suck. Some will suck more than others, and that will be a good thing for them. Because that will improve their chances of landing the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft and selecting Andrew Wiggins of Kansas, who will be the next LeBron James.

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Mighty Moke’s 25 Best Available NBA Free Agents — July 25 Update

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FIBA Americas, Baby! As the calendar turns to August, international basketball junkies (such as your truly, as well as our Chris Sheridan) have their sights set squarely on the FIBA Americas tournament in Caracas, Venezuela. The tournament tips off on August 30 and will feature a pool loaded with talent. And while thoughts of international basketball run rampant in the minds of some, many across the NBA are already thinking about July 2014. Paul George is the latest to

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Mighty Moke’s 25 Best Available NBA Free Agents – July 20 Update

Lamar Odom

Gary Neal By now, if your favorite team has not made a splash in the free agent market, your team is probably gearing up for the Tankapalooza that NBA fans will witness this season. The 2014 draft class is no joke, and it is there that some teams have firmly set their sights. (RELATED CONTENT: Andrew Wiggins wants to end up with the Raptors). But for the teams like the Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers—teams who have

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Mighty Moke’s Top 25 Remaining NBA Free Agents — July 17 Update

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Mike Miller If you had a nickel for each time you read the word “amnesty” since July 1, you would probably have as much money as Chris Paul. The good news today, though, is that you will not have to be overly concerned with the 2011 CBA’s amnesty provision until next summer. By rule, an NBA team that wishes to waive a player via the amnesty clause must do so within the first seven days that immediately follow the

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Mighty Moke’s Top 25 Remaining Free Agents — July 16 Update

Metta World Peace receives a warm "Thank You" from the Lakers.

Andrei Kirilenko, AK-47 The Brooklyn Nets went out and got themselves an AK-47, and the New York Knicks responded by calling for World Peace. Could there possibly have been any better storyline on Day 15 of NBA Free Agency? Perhaps, but this was pretty good. As we mentioned in our July 14 update, World Peace cleared amnesty waivers at 5:00pm ET on Sunday and was a free agent for all of about 24 hours before it was announced that he

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Mighty Moke’s Top 25 Remaining Free Agents — July 14 Update

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Brandon Jennings When Monday morning rolls around and the NBA free agency period continues, the biggest winner over the weekend will not be Metta World Peace and it will not be Jeff Teague. Brandon Jennings is now the man with much of the power. Over the weekend, it was reported that the Atlanta Hawks decided to match the four-year, $32 million offer sheet that Teague signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. As a result, Teague will remain a Hawk for

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