Basketball

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Money Is Exploding In The NBA

The salary cap for this coming season went to $70 million. The salary cap for the 2016-17 season might be $90 million. For the season after that, maybe $110 million or more.

07/16/2015

Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets poses for a portrait during Media Day on October 1, 2012 at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn Borough of New York, New York. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deron Williams Joins Hometown Mavs

Deron Williams is joining his hometown Mavericks and will try to help salvage a failed bid in free agency similar to three years ago, when he spurned Dallas to stay with the Nets.

07/15/2015

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Silver Says NBA Playoff Changes Likely

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that — as expected — the league is leaning toward eliminating any protection for division winners in playoff seeding going forward.

07/15/2015

Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks stands on the court during a game against the Miami Heat on February 9, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (credit: Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stoudemire Feels Great & Ready To Join Heat

Amare Stoudemire got recruited by the Miami Heat in 2010. It’s paying off, five years later.

07/15/2015

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Rondo Has High Hopes With Kings

Asked what the potential of the Kings will be this coming season, newly signed point guard Rajon Rondo did not hesitate before giving his answer. “Sky’s the limit,” Rondo said.

07/14/2015

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Villanueva Announces He’s Returning To The Mavs

Charlie Villanueva will return for a second season in Dallas after earning a reserve role as a 3-point threat and making the playoffs for the first time in his 10-year career.

07/07/2015

Head coach Avery Johnson of the Dallas Mavericks watches the action against the New Orleans Hornets in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2008 NBA Playoffs at the American Airlines Center on April 27, 2008 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Roanld Martinez/Getty Images)

Avery Johnson Jr. To Play For Dad In Alabama

Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson announced on Monday that his son is switching SEC schools. Avery Johnson Jr. will leave Texas A&M to play for his father in Alabama.

07/07/2015

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Ginobili Announces His Return To Spurs Next Season

Manu Ginobili says he is returning to the San Antonio Spurs for a 14th season.

07/06/2015

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NBA Free Agency Deals Not Done Yet

LeBron James is available. Marc Gasol, too. That’s two All-NBA first team members from last season still on the market, in case anybody thinks all the best players are gone.

07/06/2015

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Dallas Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan Agree To 4-Year Deal

DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.

07/03/2015

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 12: Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs looks on against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tim Duncan Promises To Be “On The Court”

Tim Duncan is returning to San Antonio for a 19th season. He told the San Antonio Express-News that “I’ll be on the court next year.” Many people expected him to return.

07/03/2015

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Spurs & Leonard Close To 5-Year Deal

Kawhi Leonard agreed to the basic parameters of a five-year contract to stay with the Spurs, a deal that could be worth $90 million, according to a source.

07/01/2015

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