Dwecision Day for Dwight? ESPN flying solo on Warriors angle

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The stories stopped popping about the same time the fireworks stopped exploding on the East Coast. And what do we have to start the day as we await Dwight Howard’s Dwecision? ESPN.com’s Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne, two of the best in the biz, would appear to be pushing the Dwight-to-Golden State angle hard if you merely glanced at ESPN.com’s home page or NBA page. That would leave them practically all alone in their current stance on the summer’s biggest free agency

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SH Blog: Warriors trying to clear salary cap to sign Howard, Evans to Pelicans in three-team deal

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It had been widely believed throughout the league that the only realistic teams in the Howard sweepstakes were the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks, with the Los Angeles Lakers being a hopeful third option. Howard also met with the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors, but no one really believed that they would be realistic candidates, despite various reports that the Warriors had made an enticing case for the coveted center. [Read more…]

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Mighty Moke’s Top 50 Free Agents – July 4 Update

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J.R. Smith Will Remain in New York Finally, a thing (or two) for fans of the New York Knicks to smile about. The Knicks have agreed to terms with both J.R. Smith and Pablo Prigioni. Smith is set to return to Gotham City on a four-year deal that is expected to be worth right around $25 million, while Prigioni has agreed to a three-year deal worth a reported $5 million. The Knicks used a portion of their taxpayer exception

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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

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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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