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NBA: Dallas Mavericks Re-Sign Devin Harris for 3 Years, $9 Million

Source: Sport Balla | Jul 7 2013, 10:33pm CDT | by Poch de la Rosa

NBA: Dallas Mavericks Re-Sign Devin Harris for 3 Years, $9 Million
Point guard Devin Harris is returning to the Dallas Mavericks on a three-year, $9 million deal.
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Who's Responsible for the NBA's Corner Three Revolution?

Jul 30 2014 5:35pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

More than a decade ago, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich discovered the most valuable 21 inches on an NBA basketball court, and nothing has been the same since. Those 21 little inches, the difference between every other three-point shot and one from the corner, changed everything about the Spurs' offensive attack. And as has long been the case with NBA innovation, the rest of the league eventually caught on to what Popovich and San Antonio were do ...
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Cavaliers have to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love

Jul 23 2014 9:25am CDT | Source: SBNation

Teams should only deal No. 1 picks under extraordinary circumstances. This is an extraordinary circumstance. In normal circumstances, Cleveland ought to cling tightly to Andrew Wiggins, much as it clung tightly to Kyrie Irving over the past three years. Usually, you keep the potential superstar on a rookie deal instead of chasing an older superstar on a hefty contract. It's pretty basic fare in NBA decision-making: stars on rookie deals are some of the most valu ...
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Bolt calls report nonsense, editor stands by it
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS/CMC) A row has broken out in Glasgow over comments a newspaper claimed were made by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to describe the Commonwealth Games that are currently on here. | by IANS
 
Grondona's death sad day for football: Messi
Buenos Aires, July 31 (IANS) Argentine football star Lionel Messi Wednesday said the death of the longtime president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), Julio Grondona, was "a sad day for football". He was 82. | by IANS
 
Green Bay Packers Sign Gm Ted Thompson to Contract Extension
Green Bay Packers Sign Gm Ted Thompson to Contract Extension
The Green Bay Packers signed general manager Ted Thompson to a multi-year contract extension on July 30. | by Poch de la Rosa
 
 

Kevin Love Trade Would Put Serious Pressure on LeBron James

Jul 19 2014 5:03pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

It's amazing how quickly Kevin Love has helped the tables turn since LeBron James agreed to come to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Right away, James, the four-time MVP, made it abundantly clear that he wasn't expecting immediate success. He recognized that he'd be helping a young roster grow, even if that meant an end to his streak of advancing to the NBA Finals each and every season for the last four years.  This isn't ju ...
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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Free Agents, Trades, Amnesty Bidding and More

Jul 17 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

As it pertains to NBA rosters, only the supporting-cast members and details are left to be determined. The megastars have found homes, and now the secondary players are filling the jobs as role players. Let's take a look at the newest buzz surrounding free agents, potential trades, amnesty bidding, and even a rumor concerning the New York Knicks' summer practices.   Josh Smith to Sacramento Kings Talks Rekindled Just before the June 26 NBA draft, the Detroit Pistons and K ...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony Has a No-Trade Clause in Knicks Contract

Jul 16 2014 9:10am CDT | Source: slamonline

New York Knicks superstar forward Carmelo Anthony is now reportedly one of only a handful of NBA players wielding a no-trade clause in their deals. Melo recently signed on for five more years in Gotham. Per the NY Daily News: Anthony has officially agreed to a five-year, $124 million pact, which is $5 million less than the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement.   Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Dirk Nowitzki are the only other NBA players with no trade claus ...
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In Return to Knicks, Carmelo Chooses Best Money over Best Chance at NBA Title

Jul 15 2014 12:12pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Carmelo Anthony recommitted to New York over the weekend, with his own neatly crafted statement and his own warm-and-fuzzy narrative—though without any explicit insight into his thought process. No words were needed to explain his motives.    Quite simply, Anthony went for the money. There is nothing inherently wrong with this. Every pro athlete has the right to maximize his earnings. The contract Anthon ...
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No Escape From New York

Jul 14 2014 11:38pm CDT | Source: Grantland

This wasn’t one of our happier years at the “You Can Absolutely Win a Title If Carmelo Anthony Is Your Best Player” Fan Club headquarters. Our man missed the 2014 playoffs in the rancid Eastern Conference, then received a rude comeuppance from his new Knicks boss, Phil Jackson, who lobbied him publicly to stick around at a discount price. The Bulls couldn’t carve out enough cap space for him. The Lakers couldn’t offer a good enough supporting cast. The Rockets never gain ...
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