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Kent Bazemore Allegedly Turned Down More From The Lakers And Ro…

Kent Bazemore Allegedly Turned Down More From The Lakers And Rockets To Re-Sign With The Hawks

dimemag.com Updated 52 minutes ago
Getty Image When his NBA career started, Kent Bazemore was just a dude on Golden State’s bench who averaged two points per game and was more well-known for his overly-enthusiastic celebrations on the bench than his game. But over the last few years, Baz…
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  • Damian Lillard Schooled A Twitter User For Criticizing Mike Con…

    Damian Lillard Schooled A Twitter User For Criticizing Mike Conley’s Contract

    dimemag.com 1 hour ago
    USA TODAY Sports The Memphis Grizzlies had a pretty good start to free agency. First, they edged out the Portland Trail Blazers (and several other teams) to sign Chandler Parsons to a max deal worth about $94 million over four years. Later, they did exa…
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  • Mike Conley Will Reportedly Keep Gritting And Grinding For The …

    Mike Conley Will Reportedly Keep Gritting And Grinding For The Grizzlies On The Largest Contract In League History

    dimemag.com 4 hours ago
    USA TODAY Sports All along, the Memphis Grizzlies felt confident about their chances to retain free agent Mike Conley and keep the Grit-n-Grind crew intact for at least a few more championship runs. But anything can happen during free agency, and as the…
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  • Chandler Parsons Is Reportedly Heading To Memphis On A Four-Yea…

    Chandler Parsons Is Reportedly Heading To Memphis On A Four-Year Maximum Deal

    dimemag.com ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Getty Image Chandler Parsons made no secret of his desire to be wined and dined during what might be the wildest free agency period in league history. But the Memphis Grizzlies’ July 1 offer, apparently, was too good for the talented swingman to pass up…
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  • The NBA Declares They ‘Do Not Endorse’ The Changes To North Car…

    The NBA Declares They ‘Do Not Endorse’ The Changes To North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT HB2 Law

    dimemag.com 15 hours ago
    Twitter (@nbacares Just days after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was sighted walking in NYC’s Pride Parade, the NBA and the Charlotte Hornets released a statement stating that the current Anti-LGBT law up for passage in the North Carolina legislature is …
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  • Nicolas Batum Has Reportedly Agreed On A 5-Year, $120 Million D…

    Nicolas Batum Has Reportedly Agreed On A 5-Year, $120 Million Deal To Re-Sign With The Hornets

    dimemag.com ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Getty Image At this time last year, Nicolas Batum was dealt to the Charlotte Hornets from Portland for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson. The Blazers were clearing house after losing LaMarcus Aldridge to the Spurs, and Batum was one of the four starters …
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  • Mavs center Mejri has surgery on right knee

    Mavs center Mejri has surgery on right knee

    nba.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    Mavericks center Salah Mejri has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, a procedure that isn't expected to sideline the 7-foot-2 Tunisian during the season.
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  • Mark Cuban Couldn’t Resist Getting In A Dig At Donald Trump Whe…

    Mark Cuban Couldn’t Resist Getting In A Dig At Donald Trump When Asked If He’s Selling The Mavs

    dimemag.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    USA TODAY Sports In recent weeks, Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank host Mark Cuban has been outspoken about Donald Trump — specifically, about how Trump probably doesn’t have as much money as he says he does. He took another shot at Trump on Wednes…
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  • The Mavericks Will Take ‘All Of One Second’ To Offer Hassan Whi…

    The Mavericks Will Take ‘All Of One Second’ To Offer Hassan Whiteside A Max Contract On July 1

    dimemag.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Mavericks, despite their track record in recent years, appear determined to position themselves as major players in this summer’s free agent frenzy. They’ve made it clear they covet Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, but thei…
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  • Mavericks' Perry Ellis joins forces with ... Perry Ellis

    Mavericks' Perry Ellis joins forces with ... Perry Ellis

    ESPN.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Mavericks' Perry Ellis joins forces with ... Perry Ellis
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  • The Hawks And Celtics Reportedly Get The First Crack At Wooing …

    The Hawks And Celtics Reportedly Get The First Crack At Wooing Dwight Howard In Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image Dwight Howard may have left the Rockets on less-than-stellar terms (much like the Lakers and the Magic), but he’s still one of the best defensive centers in the game, and at 30 years old has considerable value. That’s why he opted out of the…
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  • The Lakers Cannot Fathom Why Kevin Durant Doesn’t Want To Meet …

    The Lakers Cannot Fathom Why Kevin Durant Doesn’t Want To Meet With Them

    dimemag.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports The initial list of six teams Kevin Durant plans to meet with has been known for a few days — the Thunder, Warriors, Spurs, Clippers, Heat and Celtics. Notably absent on that list are the Los Angeles Lakers, who always at least get meet…
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  • Will The Presence Of Tony Parker Keep Mike Conley From Signing …

    Will The Presence Of Tony Parker Keep Mike Conley From Signing With The Spurs?

    dimemag.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image Mike Conley, Jr. is the top point guard on the free agent market this offseason. The veteran, and career-long member of the Memphis Grizzlies, will find plenty of teams trying to lure him away for the final few years of his prime. Though he …
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  • Pau Gasol Is Apparently A ‘Real Priority’ For The Spurs In Free…

    Pau Gasol Is Apparently A ‘Real Priority’ For The Spurs In Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Pau Gasol is near the end of his career, and it’s not crazy to think that he wants to make one last run at a title before he hangs them up for good. He’s also a big man who is revered for his spacing, ball movement, and general adherenc…
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  • Hornets' Kaminsky to have 'minor procedure' on chest

    Hornets' Kaminsky to have 'minor procedure' on chest

    nba.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    The Hornets say forward Frank Kaminsky will undergo a "minor procedure" on Wednesday to repair a small pocket of air between his lung and chest wall and will not participate in the Pro Summer League in Orlando.
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  • Chandler Parsons Perfectly Explains His Decision To Opt Out On …

    Chandler Parsons Perfectly Explains His Decision To Opt Out On Twitter

    dimemag.com Jun 28 (4 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Chandler Parsons will become a free agent on July 1, choosing to opt out of the final year of his deal with the Mavericks despite undergoing season-ending knee surgery in March. He’s expected to command something close to a max deal on …
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  • Memphis’ Tribute Video To Mike Conley Features A Full Band, Jus…

    Memphis’ Tribute Video To Mike Conley Features A Full Band, Justin Timberlake, And The Grit ‘N Grind Crew

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    With Mike Conley‘s free agency looming, the Memphis Grizzlies are pulling out all the stops. Just a couple of weeks ago, we learned that they were enlisting the help of hometown star Justin Timberlake to make their case, and on Tuesday that promise came…
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  • Whiteside on free agency: 'Really don't think it's about loyalt…

    Whiteside on free agency: 'Really don't think it's about loyalty'

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    Eighteen months ago, Hassan Whiteside was a second-round draft pick who'd run aground in Sacramento and spent two years plying his trade in the D-League, China and Lebanon hoping to break back into the NBA, only to see his chance with the Memphis Grizzl…
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  • LeBron James Called The Spurs, Not The Cavs, ‘The Best Organiza…

    LeBron James Called The Spurs, Not The Cavs, ‘The Best Organization In The NBA’

    dimemag.com Jun 24
    Getty Image Everything LeBron James has ever said has been scrutinized to within an inch of its life, some of it warranted, some of it not. During the NBA Draft on Thursday night, the newly-crowned champ and Finals MVP had a chance to speak with Univers…
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  • Sources: Parsons 'all ears' as Mavs eye other FAs

    Sources: Parsons 'all ears' as Mavs eye other FAs

    ESPN.com Jun 24
    Sources: Parsons 'all ears' as Mavs eye other FAs
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  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs 00:57

    Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs

    Mar 20
    The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans 00:57

    Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans

    Mar 20
    Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
  • Video - Spurs Rout Celtics 00:49

    Spurs Rout Celtics

    Mar 20
    Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.