Free agency opens Tuesday, and it’s no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Anthony’s goal, but for players such as LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki, improving their teams might be the biggest benefit.
It all comes to a head beginning at midnight Eastern time, when the NBA free agent market officially opens. And much of it could be for naught.
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1.
Rumors have surfaced that Carmelo Anthony would consider a move to Dallas. But does the Mavs’ 12-time All-Star think it might actually happen?
Nowitzki, speaking on 105.3 The Fan, obviously has some awareness of reports that ‘Melo might opt-out of his deal with the Knicks to explore free agency.
The Mavs and their star have to figure out how far they are from title contention after giving top-seeded San Antonio a tougher test than anyone expected in the first round only to get blown out in Game 7.
The Dallas Cowboys are cutting two of their fan favorites, Demarcus Ware and Miles Austin on the first day of NFL Free agency. The moves were really no surprise.
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Right-hander Chaz Roe has rejected an outright assignment by the Texas Rangers to the minor leagues and elected instead to become a free agent.
Bailey, 25, is set to be a restricted free agent. The Cowboys can issue him a first-round tender (guaranteeing Bailey a salary of about $3 million) or a second-round tender (at about $2 million).
Texas GM Jon Daniels has insisted that Geovany Soto will start at catcher in 2014. That may still be true, but it appears the Rangers may be bringing in help.
Free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox, CBS Sports Jon Heyman reports.