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

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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

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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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Mighty Moke’s Top 50 Free Agents – July 2 Update

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Like LeBron in 2010, Dwight Howard is 2013’s Biggest Prize Welcome to the summer of “The Dwecision,” which is speeding along faster that LeBron’s “Decision.” Dwight Howard has alread met with the Rockets, Mavericks, Hawks and Warriors, and the Los Angeles Lakers get the last shot at him today. El Lay can construct a helluva team around him in 2014-15 if they amnesty Kobe Bryant. No, really. Howard has waited his entire NBA career to be in this position,

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SH Blog: Pelicans make four-year offer to Evans, Warriors want Howard and explore options to deal Lee

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The 2013 summer of free agency has officially begun, and it has been a chaotic 24 hours, to say the least. Players all around the league have been on the phone or traveling to find their next destination. The biggest name – Dwight Howard – is still in the process of meeting various teams, while the other big name in Chris Paul has already made the decision to stick with the Los Angeles Clippers. Those are just two of many, many

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