NBA free agency

July 05, 2019 - 5:59 am
As has been widely reported, Stephen Curry left his Under Armour Asia Basketball Tour on the eve of free agency to fly directly to New York for a rendezvous with Kevin Durant. On the latest episode of "The Bill Simmons Podcast," the titulary host told the behind-the-scenes tale of why that meeting...
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July 04, 2019 - 8:10 am
The Philadelphia 76ers have offered a five-year, $170 million maximum contract extension to Ben Simmons, who is expected to "work through the details toward an eventual agreement," according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Under new salary cap projections, Ben Simmons' maximum contract total has...
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July 04, 2019 - 1:06 am
Kawhi Leonard met with Magic Johnson to discuss anything and everything about potentially playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. There's just one problem: Johnson spilled the beans about the conversation, which Leonard probably didn't appreciate. Did Johnson hurt the Lakers' chances of landing Leonard...
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July 03, 2019 - 7:59 am
Judging the job the Knicks did in free agency is not an easy task. How people are reacting is based largely on expectations and how important the optics of losing out to the Brooklyn Nets in free agency might be. But it's important to look at this from a basketball perspective and give an honest...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:37 pm
By Nick Friar ( WEEI ) -- This is not an ode to Al Horford or some ridiculous claim that he was better than Kyrie Irving. The fact of the matter is, the Celtics found someone who can replace Irving in Kemba Walker. Is he as talented? No. Can the Celtics have more success with him than they did with...
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July 01, 2019 - 9:11 am
The Brooklyn Nets wasted no time finding a new home for D'Angelo Russell. Hours after landing Kevin Durant and reportedly Kyrie Irving in free agency , the Nets agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will send Russell, who became suddenly expendable in Brooklyn, to the Golden State Warriors, ESPN's...
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July 01, 2019 - 9:06 am
NBA free agency tipped off with a bang Sunday evening, thanks to arguably 18 of the top 20 available players finding new homes.
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July 01, 2019 - 8:50 am
( 94 WIP ) No one is completely sure how much cap space the Sixers have left after the sign-and-trade with Miami for Josh Richardson, the signing of Al Horford (4/$109M), and the re-signing of Mike Scott (2/$10M). Related: Taking a look at the Sixers' new starting 5 Two things we do know: 1) Pro...
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July 01, 2019 - 8:09 am
( WFAN ) The Knicks reportedly made three more free-agent acquisitions late Sunday night into Monday morning. Shooting guard Wayne Ellington, the latest free agent to head to New York, agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with the team, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported . Ellington, an NBA...
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July 01, 2019 - 8:05 am
The Philadelphia 76ers will enter the 2019-20 season with their fourth new starting lineup in one calendar year. That's the bad news. The good new is, the case for this new one being the best is not a difficult case to make. Let's take a look. PG - Ben Simmons SG - Josh Richardson SF - Tobias...
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