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Parker Agrees To Three-Year, $43.3 Million Extension With Spurs

Parker Agrees To Three-Year, $43.3 Million Extension With Spurs

dimemag.com nba.com ESPN.com Updated 12 hours ago
Players taking discounts to stay in San Antonio has been an integral part of the Spurs’ incredible success over the past decade. Reigning All-NBA Second Team honoree and four-time champion Tony Parker is the latest Spurs star to continue that trend, agr…
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  • Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not…

    Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not Going To Lie”

    dimemag.com 17 hours ago
    This week, Chris Bosh officially inked a five-year, $118 million to remain with the Miami Heat. Yesterday, Bosh talked about how close he actually came to leaving Miami to join the Houston Rockets. Once LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, ev…
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  • Ginobili has stress fracture, to skip World Cup

    Ginobili has stress fracture, to skip World Cup

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Manu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the San Antonio Spurs guard since the playoffs.
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  • Chandler Parsons & James Harden Heal Rift In Vegas

    Chandler Parsons & James Harden Heal Rift In Vegas

    dimemag.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The supposed hot blood simmering between James Harden and former teammate Chandler Parsons after Harden made some damaging comments indirectly demising Parsons’ additions for the Rockets, was probably blown out of proportion a tad by the media. The two …
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  • Hayward On Max Contract: “I Don’t Think I have To Live Up To An…

    Hayward On Max Contract: “I Don’t Think I have To Live Up To Anything Now”

    dimemag.com Jul 30 (3 days ago)
    Gordon Hayward signed a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets this off-season. The Utah Jazz matched the offer and will be bringing Hayward back on a maximum-level contract. Yesterday, Hayward spoke about the new reality of being…
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  • Mavs' sign Ivan Johnson after year in China

    Mavs' sign Ivan Johnson after year in China

    nba.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)
    The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ivan Johnson after he started all five games for their summer league team.
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  • Report: LeBron, Cavs Will Play At Heat On Christmas

    Report: LeBron, Cavs Will Play At Heat On Christmas

    dimemag.com Jul 29 (3 days ago)
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are quickly becoming the league’s marquee team. Already poised to play in opening night’s headliner against the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, the Cavs will reportedly celebrate Christmas by facing the Miami Heat in LeBron…
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  • Wallace gets new deal to be GM of the Grizz

    Wallace gets new deal to be GM of the Grizz

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.
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  • Spurs Deny Ginobili Permission To Play In FIBA World Cup

    Spurs Deny Ginobili Permission To Play In FIBA World Cup

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    Manu Ginobili had hopes of continuing his stellar international basketball career this summer at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. But the Spurs have denied him permission to participate in the event. Via Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News, the S…
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  • Well, here is a picture of James Harden made out of real hair (…

    Well, here is a picture of James Harden made out of real hair (Photo)

    yahoo.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    When I interviewed Filip Peraić, the Croatian artist behind James Harden Illustrated, about four months ago, he explained that what he found so enriching about pursuing artistic freedom within the confines of the Houston Rockets All-Star's side profile …
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  • Fat Joe Almost Punched Mark Cuban Once At A Jordan Sneaker Auct…

    Fat Joe Almost Punched Mark Cuban Once At A Jordan Sneaker Auction

    dimemag.com Jul 28 (5 days ago)
    Mark Cuban has never been shy about voicing his opinion or talking a little smack when he gets a chance. According to Fat Joe, he crossed paths with the Dallas Mavericks owner at a sneaker auction and almost knocked him out. As a guest of Complex Magazi…
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  • Report: Spurs At Cavs Could Open 2014-2015 Season

    Report: Spurs At Cavs Could Open 2014-2015 Season

    dimemag.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)
    The reigning NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs might open their quest to repeat in 2014-2015 under the most unenviable of circumstances. According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, rumors are that the league’s season-opening matchup could be the Spurs …
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  • Donatas Motiejunas Questions Chandler Parsons’ Contract

    Donatas Motiejunas Questions Chandler Parsons’ Contract

    dimemag.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    The Houston Rockets would have happily matched the Dallas Mavericks’ offer sheet to Chandler Parsons had Chris Bosh done as expected and inked a contract to create the league’s newest Big Three with James Harden and Dwight Howard. Just don’t tell that t…
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  • Dwight Howard Actually Tried To Recruit Jameer Nelson To Housto…

    Dwight Howard Actually Tried To Recruit Jameer Nelson To Houston

    dimemag.com Jul 25
    Free agent point guard Jameer Nelson signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks this week. If Dwight Howard had his way, Nelson would be in Houston instead. According to Shams Charania’s sources, Nelson made his decision despite a push from Howard…
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  • Hornets officially sign Vonleh, Pargo

    Hornets officially sign Vonleh, Pargo

    nba.com Jul 25
    The Hornets have announced they've signed rookie forward Noah Vonleh and re-signed veteran point guard Jannero Pargo.
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  • Harden Claims Ignorance Of Parsons Put-Down

    Harden Claims Ignorance Of Parsons Put-Down

    Perhaps you’ve heard the condescending remarks James Harden and teammate Dwight Howard made in the wake of Chandler Parson‘s departure for Dallas. After the Rockets failed to match Parson’s near-max deal with the Mavs, Harden and Dwight basically said i…
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  • Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 24
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
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  • Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    dimemag.com Jul 24
    No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always en…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Dallas Mavericks, who could b…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Dallas Mavericks, who could be making a move after a strong summer

    yahoo.com Jul 24
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Sports on Earth. Michael Pina on the &…
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  • Mavs owner undergoes 2nd hip replacement

    Mavs owner undergoes 2nd hip replacement

    ESPN.com Jul 24
    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban posted a video to Instagram of him taking his first steps a day after having his right hip replaced.
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  • Video - Tony Parker Sticking With Spurs 02:46

    Tony Parker Sticking With Spurs

    Aug 1
    Amin Elhassan discusses Tony Parker's contract extension with the Spurs.
  • Video - Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages 07:39

    Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages

    Jul 31
    After watching them up close, David Thorpe says even beyond the big names the draft class of 2014 has a chance to be the best since 1984.
  • Video - Report: Spurs at Cavs For Season Opener? 02:59

    Report: Spurs at Cavs For Season Opener?

    Jul 28
    "Around The Horn" debates how fair it is for the defending champion Spurs to travel to Cleveland for the NBA season opener.
  • Video - Should Harden's Teammates Be Upset? 01:04

    Should Harden's Teammates Be Upset?

    Jul 24
    The "SportsNation" crew debates whether James Harden's Rockets teammates should be offended by his saying that he and Dwight Howard are the cornerstones of the team while the other players are role players.

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