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  • Weak Draft Night? Here's How Your Team Can Bounce Back in NBA Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Did the 2019 NBA draft not go the way you wanted for your favorite team? No worries! There's still plenty of time to add talent this summer, starting with this year's star-studded free-agent class. Players can now verbally commit to teams earlier than ever,..." June 24

  • 10 NBA players on the trade block following the draft

    Sportsnaut "Last week’s NBA Draft set the stage for what promises to be an active offseason around the league. We already know how things might have changed for free agency after the draft. It’s now time to look at NBA players who now have a better chance of being traded..." June 24

  • Predicting the Next Wave of Shameless NBA Ring-Chasers

    Bleacher Report "In most NBA offseasons, clear favorites for the title seem to already exist, but the 2019 offseason may be different since the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors have significant question marks. The Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets,..." June 24

  • Suns have interest in Thaddeus Young, Al-Farouq Aminu, Frank Kaminsky, Mike Scott

    Arizona Sports "While the Phoenix Suns have agreed to a deal involving power forward Dario Saric, they aren’t done attempting to upgrade the position. After the 2019 NBA Draft, 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s John Gambadoro reports the Suns are pursuing Thaddeus Young,..." June 24

  • Dark-Horse Destinations for Top 2019 NBA Free Agents

    Bleacher Report "As difficult as this may be to believe, the NBA's free-agency period hasn't officially started yet. Pay no attention to the rumors, reports and social media speculation behind the curtain. These teams and players aren't even talking to each other yet..." June 22

  • Pacers president Kevin Pritchard believes Victor Oladipo could be out until December or January

    CBS Sports "The Indiana Pacers were dealt a huge blow when star guard Victor Oladipo was lost for the season back in January. Oladipo suffered a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his right knee and continues to rehabilitate his way back from the injury. On Friday, Pacers president Kevin Pritchard..." June 21

  • How the NBA draft sets up a league-altering free agency

    ESPN "The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions. Anthony Davis has been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. And Zion Williamson has officially been drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans. With the 2019 NBA draft behind us, a long-awaited free..." June 21

  • Pacers Adding Brian Bowen, Jakeenan Gant

    Hoops Rumors "Brian Bowen, who played in Australia last season with the Sydney Kings, will join the Pacers on a two-way contract, tweets Jeremy Woo of Sports Illustrated. Indiana is also signing Jakeenan Gant of Louisiana to an Exhibit 10 deal, according to Michael Scotto..." June 21

  • Every Team's Top Potential Free-Agent Targets After 2019 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report "Finally, mercifully, after months of radio silence, we can talk about NBAfree agency now that the draft is over. Here's hoping you read that with your sarcasm font turned on. Free agency has dominated every discussion over the past year or so. That's how the league works..." June 21

  • Suns To Trade T.J. Warren To Pacers

    Hoops Rumors "The Pacers and Suns have reached a trade agreement that will send T.J. Warren to Indiana, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link). According to Wojnarowski (Twitter links), the Pacers will also acquire the No. 32 overall pick from Phoenix and..." June 20

  • Realistic Trades We Could See on NBA Draft Night

    Bleacher Report "It's that magical time of the year where the NBA draft and trade season meet. We've already seen trades involving Anthony Davis, Mike Conley and Tony Snell with three first-round picks switching hands. Don't expect these deals to be the last. There..." June 20

  • Four Teams That Should Trade for Steven Adams in Thunder's Fire Sale

    12 Up "The Oklahoma City Thunder presently find themselves in a less-than-ideal situation: and it's all thanks to the super max extension that general manager Sam Presti decided to hand out to Russell Westbrook (five-years, $205M). Though it might have seemed like..." June 20

  • Guard Aaron Holiday remains in demand when teams talk trade with Pacers around NBA draft

    Indianapolis Star "The value of Aaron Holiday continues to thrive as the NBA Draft arrives Thursday and free agency opens at the end of the month. If the Indiana Pacers are going to make any significant move to jump from No. 18 or reshape the roster, it’ll likely come through moving Domantas..." June 20

  • Dennis Schroder would be a perfect trade target for the Indiana Pacers

    Clutch Points "Dennis Schroder was acquired by the Oklahoma City Thunder from the Atlanta Hawks last offseason and made a very solid impact for his new team in the 2018-19 season. Now, it appears that he could be facing a second trade in as many offseasons. According to a report from Jake Fischer of..." June 19

  • Victor Oladipo’s rehab going better than expected, could be back to Pacers by December or January

    Clutch Points "The rehab of Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo is going better than expected and the All-Star could be back in the Pacers’ lineup by December or January, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Oladipo suffered a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee on Jan. 23..." June 19

  • Top 5 Most Underrated Free Agents Of 2019

    Fadeaway World "Free agency is about more than just the notable names and where they will end up. There are a number of names that are being heavily overlooked and undervalued despite being very capable players. Wherever these guys end up, they will undoubtedly be impactful additions. Names like Kawhi Leonard..." June 19

  • Darren Collison not interested in rebuilding situation like Suns, wants to go to contender

    Bright Side Of The Sun "According to Arizona Sports’ John Gambadoro, who said it on the air on Wednesday, Darren Collison doesn’t sound too interested in joining a situation like the Suns. After playing for the Indiana Pacers the past two seasons, experiencing playoff berths in the..." June 19

  • Every NBA Team's Realistic Dream Signing in 2019 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "We are on the cusp of the most eventful NBA offseason since the summer of 2010 when LeBron James and Chris Bosh teamed up to join Dwyane Wade in Miami. Things got started when the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade for Anthony Davis to team him with..." June 19

  • ESPN to change draft coverage approach after Adrian Wojnarowski mockery?

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN tried to prevent its reporters from leaking out picks before they were announced during the NBA Draft last year, but they may be nixing that policy now after the way Adrian Wojnarowski made a mockery out of it. Prior to the draft last year, there was a report that ESPN, Yahoo and..." June 19

  • NBA Insider Suggests Two Possible Landing Spots For Al Horford

    NESN "For some time, it seemed like Al Horford continuing his tenure with the Boston Celtics was inevitable, even if he opted out of his contract. Well, he opted out of his contract, but now it seems increasingly unlikely he’ll be wearing green next..." June 19

  • The 10 Best Players Likely on the Move in 2019 NBA Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "The NBA's annual frenzy of player movement has already begun. Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade for New Orleans Pelicans superstar big man Anthony Davis. They're now attempting to carve out enough salary-cap space for a third star in free..." June 19

  • Top Five Landing Spots for Kemba Walker

    The Big Lead "Kemba Walker has developed himself into one of the top point guards in the game, earning his first All-NBA selection in 2019 as a member of the third team. As one of the NBA’s top free agents this summer, Walker will likely earn top dollar despite playing zero minutes during this..." June 18

  • Report: Pacers eyeing Ricky Rubio in free agency, No. 4 pick in draft

    Clutch Points "One of the biggest wild cards in free agency this summer could be the Indiana Pacers, as they have a lot of cap space and could ultimately sign a max player to put alongside Victor Oladipo. But for now, the Pacers are apparently looking at point guard Ricky..." June 18

  • Six trades we could see during 2019 NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Anthony Davis blockbuster trade this weekend got us thinking. With just a few days remaining until the NBA Draft, the expectation is that more trades will happen here soon. Some of these moves won’t go down until the draft kicks off in New York City on Thursday...." June 18

  • Reddit Bans Popular "r/nbastreams" Page

    The Big Lead "All good things must come to an end, and this happened to be the case today for the popular Reddit page, “r/nbastreams.” The page was a go-to option for many Reddit users, who would access links leading to live streams of NBA games completely for free. Although completely..." June 17

  • NBA Rumors: NBA analyst thinks Pacers will get either D’Angelo Russell or trade for Mike Conley

    Clutch Points "The Indiana Pacers could make some moves in this looming free-agency period, taking aim at restricted free agent D’Angelo Russell or potentially trading for Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies, according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. Boston..." June 17

  • 5 Worst Contracts Still on the Books from Ridiculous 2016 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Nearly three years later, the 2016 NBA offseason remains undefeated. That summer's salary-cap explosion, courtesy of a TV-money infusion, was unprecedented. Mammoth deals were handed out like free clicky pens at a career fair. Role players were paid like superstars...." June 17

  • Best, Worst Landing Spots for Top 10 NBA Free Agents Post-Anthony Davis Trade

    Bleacher Report "NBA free agency figures to be as wild as ever in 2019. Hot on the heels of the Anthony Davis trade, which ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday, a number of big names could be on the market. Depending on what happens with team and player options, Kevin..." June 17

  • How Lance Stephenson could fit with the Indiana Pacers once again

    Clutch Points "Lance Stephenson has been a journeyman over the last few NBA seasons, but one thing has remained consistent. There is no question that he plays his best basketball with the Indiana Pacers. After signing a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers to team up with LeBron James last..." June 15

  • NBA Rumors: Spurs Could Trade DeMar DeRozan To Pacers For Bojan Bogdanovic, Doug McDermott, And Draft Pick

    Inquisitr "It has been almost a year since the Toronto Raptors engaged in a blockbuster deal with the San Antonio Spurs involving DeMar DeRozan and Kawhi Leonard. During that time, the Raptors earned plenty of criticism from fans who believed that they traded their most loyal player for a possible..." June 14

  • The Worst Possible (Realistic) Landing Spot for Every Top NBA Free Agent

    Bleacher Report "If NBA free-agency disasters were predictable, more of them would be avoided. With the benefit of hindsight, the New York Knicks wouldn't place a $100 million wager on Allan Houston's knees holding up in 2001?—or do almost the same thing with Amar'e..." June 13

  • Rich Paul Basically Runs the NBA Now and He's Only Going to Get More Powerful

    12 Up "Folks, it's time we realize (or at least come to terms with) just how much say and power that Rich Paul, President and Founder of Klutch Sports, has in the NBA. Sure, when you're LeBron James' agent your name is going to be well known in the Association, but Paul also..." June 13

  • Why NBA Sign-And-Trades Are Rare

    Hoops Rumors "With NBA free agency around the corner, speculation about teams’ targets and players’ potential destinations is running rampant, and that speculation often leads to discussion of possible sign-and-trade deals. After all, sign-and-trade arrangements seem like win-win scenarios..." June 12

  • NBA trade rumors: Celtics, two other teams could target Mike Conley deal

    Sporting News "Mike Conley is drawing trade interest from at least three teams as free agency nears. The Celtics, Pacers and Jazz could make a deal for Conley, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski said Tuesday during ESPN's mock draft special. One caveat though, is the interest from Boston could..." June 12

  • One Surprise NBA Team Every Top Free Agent Should Be Thinking About

    Bleacher Report "Never mind the fact that they're tied for the two worst winning percentages in the NBA over the last six seasons. The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks popping up in free-agency rumors feels like an annual offseason tradition. But what if basketball fit,..." June 12

  • The Best Trade Assets of the 2019 NBA Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NBA trade season is nearly upon us. The Toronto Raptors' trade for Kawhi Leonard last summer has moved them within a single game of an NBA championship, and it's now clear that one move can completely change the fortune of a franchise. For teams that have been..." June 11

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For Ricky Rubio

    Fadeaway World "According to Ricky Rubio, the Utah Jazz have let him know that he’s not going to be a priority for them in the summer, something that doesn’t come as a surprise if we consider the fact that they were trying to move him earlier in the season. Rubio is a vastly underrated..." June 10

  • Team USA Announces 20-Player Camp Roster For World Cup

    Hoops Rumors "USA Basketball has officially announced the group of 20 players that will participate in training camp this summer in advance of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The camp will take place from August 5-9, and will be used to select the 12-man roster for this year’s World Cup in..." June 10

  • Every Top 2019 NBA Free Agent's Biggest Red Flag

    Bleacher Report "The NBA has become a 12-month sport. As soon as the Finals are over, it's onto the draft. Right on the heels of the draft is the madness of free agency. For the last several summers, July 1 has been a legitimate event for fans. And the start of 2019's..." June 10

  • Victor Oladipo seen running for first time after season-ending injury

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers fans got some great news on Friday, as star shooting guard Victor Oladipo was seen running for the first time after his gruesome season-ending injury. Oladipo suffered a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee on Jan. 23 against the Toronto Raptors. It appears the..." June 08

  • San Antonio gearing up for a run at Bojan Bogdanovic in free agency

    Bleacher Report "The San Antonio Spurs have identified wing Bojan Bogdanovic as a free-agent target, according to ESPN's Bobby Marks. Marks, who cited three unnamed sources, revealed the report on The Russillo Show (starting at the 41-minute mark). The..." June 08

  • Pacers’ preseason trip to India caused Nate McMillan to withdraw from Team USA staff under Gregg Popovich

    Clutch Points "A preseason trip to India caused Indiana Pacers head coach Nate McMillan to withdraw from the Team USA coaching staff under Gregg Popovich. Per Scott Agness of The Athletic, Nate McMillan explained that his first priority is the Pacers. As such, once a trip to India on October 4 and 5..." June 07

  • Should the Pacers get involved in the Chris Paul trade discussions?

    Clutch Points "With the Houston Rockets apparently making Chris Paul available for trade, the usual suspects are expected to be interested. You know, the Los Angeles Lakers, the New York Knicks, the Miami Heat. But what about the Indiana Pacers? Not typically a team that goes after..." June 07

  • Myles Turner plans to participate in USA Basketball camp to try out for FIBA World Cup roster

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner plans to participate in the upcoming USA Basketball camp. If successful, he will make the United States’ FIBA World Cup roster. Turner told The Athletic’s Scott Agness he’s excited about the opportunity to represent his..." June 07

  • Most Notable NBA Players Likely to Change Teams This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "It's tough to predict where the top members of the NBA's 2019 free-agent class will go, if anywhere. While it's fun for everyone outside the Bay Area to imagine Kevin Durantleaving the Golden State Warriors, his departure isn't guaranteed. Los Angeles..." June 06

  • Why NBA free agency could fizzle instead of sizzle

    Yardbarker "In the middle of the NBA Finals, news broke that could greatly affect the NBA’s second-biggest event, the July free agency period. Kawhi Leonard reportedly bought property in Toronto ahead of his free agency, and alert shoppers noticed that Nike was selling a Kevin Durant..." June 05

  • Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal, Kyle Kuzma reportedly invited to USA Basketball tryouts

    Pro Basketball Talk "Big names — and some athletic, tough role players — are going to get the chance to earn a spot on Team USA this summer. On August 5, USA Basketball will open its training camp in Las Vegas with 18 players. Eventually, 12 will be chosen to put on the Team USA jersey for the..." June 05

  • Four Teams Are Expected To Have Interest In Restricted Free Agent D’Angelo Russell

    Dime Magazine "We are now less than a month away from the start of free agency, as the NBA moved the beginning of the moratorium period to 6:00 p.m. ET on June 30, and there is the expectation that this could be one of the biggest free agency summers in recent memory. The free agent class of 2019 is..." June 04

  • The Free Agent Your NBA Team Most Needs to Re-Sign This Summer

    Bleacher Report "So much of the fervor surrounding the NBA offseason has to do with acquisition. The draft, trades and free agency are about adding outside talent to a familiar roster and, hopefully, improving it. But while it's true that fresh additions are most exciting, it'd be a..." June 04