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NBA writer Peter Vecsey broke the news first today on Twitter, and it was soon confirmed that the Brooklyn Nets have bagged another excellent player by landing Andrei Kirilenko for substantially less than what he would have made if he opted-in for anoth…Upvote Share Tweet
dimemag.com Updated Jul 11, 2013With under 10 seconds to go in the Philadelphia 76ers’ matchup against the Orlando Magic in today’s Summer League action from Orlando, the second pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Victor Oladipo, juked his man, the 11th pick Michael Carter-Williams, before cr…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Jul 11, 2013The Brooklyn Nets have re-signed Andray Blatche and signed guard Shaun Livingston.Upvote Share Tweet
Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd, while not coaching, leaves a Summer League game to take a call (Video)We should tread lightly here – Jason Kidd is a father and there’s a very real chance that this was a call he needed to take – but in the interim we’re all allowed to give a big “really?” to the Brooklyn Nets rookie head coach. Kidd, who was hired by Bro…Upvote Share Tweet
Royce White gives an emphatic ‘hell no’ to the idea of taking part in 100 flights this NBA seasonUnofficially, the Houston Rockets’ tricky situation is now the Philadelphia 76ers’ tricky situation. The trade hasn’t gone through yet, but soon enough forward Royce White will become a Sixer at some point this month in a cost-cutting move meant to shed…Upvote Share Tweet
Who’s Better: Tyreke Evans Or J.R. Smith?dimemag.com Updated Jul 11, 2013If we’re classifying NBA players by their offensive style of play, you couldn’t find too many players further apart than Tyreke Evans and J.R. Smith. Take away the cliched responses that they’re both offensive-happy players who only want to watch themse…Upvote Share TweetBoston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge made a calculated gamble in hiring former Butler head coach Brad Stevens to man his C’s for the next six years, and Stevens has responded by hiring the young man that quite literally calculated his gambles for …Upvote Share TweetFormer No. 1 overall pick Andrea Bargnani is looking forward to a fresh start with the New York Knicks.Upvote Share Tweet
The real winners of the Dwight Howard trade? The answer will surpriseCNNSI.com Updated Jul 11, 2013The real winner of last summer's four-team Dwight Howard megatrade? With one big exception, writes Ian Thomsen, it was a deal that primarily helped teams that weren't involved.Upvote Share Tweet
Kidd, Nets Winless In OrlandoJul 11The Nets and Jason Kidd fall to 0-4 in summer league action with a 92-76 loss to the Rockets.
Is Bynum Worth The Money?Jul 11Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether Andrew Bynum will live up to his new contract with the Cavaliers.
Decision Looming For AnthonyJul 11Chris Broussard discusses the likelihood that Carmelo Anthony will opt out of his contract after the 2013-14 season to join the Lakers.
Carmelo Anthony Eyes Rajon RondoJul 11Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether Rajon Rondo would be a good fit for the Knicks.
Ian Thomsen: The real winners of the Dwight Howard trade? The answer will …Jul 11There are trades that are outright steals for one team and other trades that are good for all teams involved, but the blockbuster of last August was something else entirely. That complex deal, involving most notably Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Andre…