StatBox Free Agency Breakdown: Smith returns to Knicks, Kings move on from Evans

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A happy Fourth of July to you from everyone here at Sheridan Hoops, where analysis doesn’t take a day off (though analysis will be chilling out with some burgers and beers later). Let’s quickly get to the latest breaking news and information with, as usual, a statistical bent. Smith back with Knicks, Prigioni too The Knicks ultimately got its secondary scorer back. J.R. Smith is returning on a four-year contract worth $24.7 million, as first reported by Frank Isola, the highest monetary

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SH Blog: Korver to re-sign with Hawks, Evans agrees to sign offer sheet with Pelicans

Kyle Korver

What do you do when you have a life-altering decision to make? Some decide to air that decision live on ESPN (and get destroyed for it for years to come). Others decide to get away from things for a while to clear their minds. Dwight Howard has chosen to go with the latter and disappear for a little while to help him come up with the decision that will alter the look of many teams come next season. Details of what took

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Boston Celtics Hire New Head Coach

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Doc Rivers’ exodus to the Western Conference, where he joined the Los Angeles Clippers, left a giant chasm needing to be filled on the Boston bench. No more. The Boston Celtics have announced the hiring of their new head coach. [Read more…]

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Mighty Moke’s Top 50 Free Agents – July 3 Update

Dwight Howard

Like LeBron in 2010, Dwight Howard is 2013’s Biggest Prize July 2 was a pretty busy day in NBA free agency. July 5 will be an even busier day — if that is when Dwight Hoard makes his “Dwecision.” Amongst other things, the Oklahoma City Thunder have now pretty much lost James Harden for nothing after Kevin Martin agreed to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves for four years and $28 million. In order to clear the space, the

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SH Blog: Clippers Continue To Make Noise; Wolves Land Kevin Martin; Lakers/Mavs Pitch Howard; Rondo/Granger Available

Dwight Howard

NBA free agency is officially in full swing. The biggest domino to fall in the first two days was also the leagues worst-kept secret, Chris Paul — No. 2 overall in Mighty Moke’s Free Agent Power Rankings — who re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers aren’t done, though, and they made more noise today with a trade that has helped reshape their roster in a much needed way: shooting.  [Read more…]

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Clippers land Redick, send Bledsoe to Suns in three-team deal

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The Los Angeles Clippers entered this offseason needing more outside shooting and a reserve big who can score. One need down, one to go. In a three-team deal reported by Yahoo! Sports, the Clippers landed guards J.J. Redick from the Milwaukee Bucks and Jared Dudley from the Phoenix Suns. The Clippers sent young point guard Eric Bledsoe and veteran forward Caron Butler to the Suns and a second-round pick to the Bucks. The Suns also sent a second-round pick to the Bucks. Redick received

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