SH Blog: Jason Kidd chooses Knicks over Mavericks, Kyle Lowry traded to Raptors, Lin agrees to terms with Rockets

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Point guards have dominated much of the free agency news up to this point, and Thursday was no exception. The only difference?  It was Marc Stein of ESPN that broke most of today’s biggest news instead of Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, as you will see below. Also, for once, Dwight Howard wasn’t a major part of any big news, though you will still find news about the drama-filled center:Jason Kidd has chosen the New York Knicks over the Dallas

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Point Guards Dominate Deals on Days 4-5 of Free Agency – UPDATED

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(function() { var csprtjs = document.createElement('script'); csprtjs.type = 'text/javascript'; csprtjs.async = true; csprtjs.src = 'http://sheridanhoops.cinesport.comhttp://edgecdn.cinesport.com/container.js'; var first_s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; first_s.parentNode.insertBefore(csprtjs, first_s); })();Kobe Bryant hasn’t played with a Hall of Fame point guard since, since … C’mon folks … You remember … Crunch that cranium … It was since 2004, when Gary Payton was at the end of his illustrious career and teamed with Karl Malone to join the Los Angeles Lakers for

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SH Blog: The Steve Nash Race Heats Up, Plus More

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With Deron Williams staying with the Nets, the next big free agent point guard moving closer to a decision is Steve Nash. Nash is currently holding an offer from the Raptors, and the Knicks are trying to work out a sign-and-trade that would move some combination of Iman Shumpert, Josh Harrellson, Toney Douglas, Jerome Jordan and Dan Gadzuric (non-guaranteed contract) to Phoenix. There is other stuff going on, too: Aside from the Nets’ complications in getting a deal done for Dwight Howard,

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Day 3 of Free Agency; Complications in Nets’ pursuit of Howard

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//The Orlando Magic are looking for a bundle of first-round draft picks in any package they receive exchange for Dwight Howard, and the Brooklyn Nets are willing to surrender three. They also want a couple good young players, and the Nets are willing to give them three — Brook Lopez, MarShon Brooks and Kris Humphries. Problem is, the Magic already have Glen Davis and Ryan Anderson at the power forward position, which makes Humphries a bad fit. And therein lies one

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SH Blog: Deron Williams will stay with the Brooklyn Nets, Dwight Howard saga continues

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We always get breaking news of players’ decisions from reliable and reputable reporters. Today, someone broke huge news to the basketball world, but it wasn’t a reporter. Find out who it was, and what happened with the Dwight Howard saga in today’s news:Deron Williams will reportedly stay with the Brooklyn Nets, according to Deron Williams:

Made a very tough decision today.... http://t.co/gkFBBzWn
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Adrian Wojnarowski followed up the report with details:
Deron Williams has reached agreement on a 5 year, $100 million extension with Brooklyn, a league source tells Y! Sports.
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UPDATE: Paul Coro has the story on Eric Gordon’s new max deal with the Suns: “Restricted free

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SH Blog: Joe Johnson to Nets, Marvin Williams traded for Devin Harris (in principle)

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The time is near for a decision to come out of the biggest free agent prize this off-season in Deron Williams. The Brooklyn Nets have done all they can to keep the gifted point guard, and there have been reports that Williams and his family have truly enjoyed their stay in New York. Find out what big trade the team has all but secured today – with or without Williams – along with plenty of other free agency news. With so

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Hamilton: What We Learned on Day One of NBA Free Agency

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NEW YORK — It pays to be a center, whether you are an All-Star or a promising young Turk. Also, there is a lot of interest in a 38-year-old two-time MVP. And, the main domino has not yet fallen, although Monday will be a key day in the life of Deron Williams, the Brooklyn Nets and the Dallas Mavericks. One more thing: For the first time ever, restricted free agents rather than unrestricted free agents ruled the day on Day One of the

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SH Blog: Garnett staying in Boston, plus more free agency news

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The NBA is recovering from its collective draft hangover just in time to start the madness of free agency.  We have big news coming out of Boston, plus all the latest NBA buzz as we gear up for the start of free agency at midnight ET.Kevin Garnett is remaining a Celtic, writes Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports.  “[Garnett's] loyalty to coach Doc Rivers made him likely to return to Boston once he decided to keep playing. One NBA executive

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