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For James Harden, news that Serge Ibaka signed a $48-million, four-year contract this weekend means he gets to choose between a number of suitors, with Oklahoma City having the final say, if he becomes a restricted free agent.
In Boston the last five years there has been the old guard -- Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen -- complimented by a rotating cast of new faces.
I’m not sure what my favorite part of the Jeremy Lin free agency drama has been.
Knicks fans are split down the middle on Jeremy Lin, as the Knicks have until Tuesday night to match Houston's offer sheet.
Here’s an abridged version of the NBA offseason to date: The lockout changed nothing, owners didn’t learn, nor did they want to learn, because they’re still giving out awful contracts, and they just wanted to make sure they’d get more back from the league so they’d stop losing money.
It looks like Brandon Bass will stick around Boston for three more years.
The Detroit Lions had suggested that they’d be announcing a new, super huge deal for Calvin Johnson today, and they sure didn’t disappoint.
When Fox Sports reporter and Bond villain Jay Glazer broke the news yesterday afternoon that the Miami Dolphins had traded receiver Brandon Marshall to the Chicago Bears for two third round draft picks, a few theories hit the Twitters: 1) The Dolphins are run by complete morons.
After taking a year off because none of the teams that he wanted to play for wanted to sign him, 35-year old wide receiver Randy Moss is back in the NFL thanks to a 1-year contract he signed with the San Francisco 49ers yesterday.
One of the first of many strange moments in this Peyton Manning free agency saga was actor Rob Lowe Tweeting that he “was hearing” that Manning would be retiring, presumably due to his 4th neck surgery.
With NFL free agency set to begin tomorrow, a lot of people believe that a handful of teams qualify for this equation: Mediocre to average 2011 season + Peyton Manning coming off 4th neck surgery = ZOMG SUPER BOWL.
The absolute joy of the NBA lockout coming to a close is that we’re back to a non-stop fury of trade and free agent rumors that make absolutely no sense and are almost entirely unsubstantiated.
With the Major League Baseball winter meetings under way in Dallas, this surprisingly stagnant free agency period is hopefully about to get a lot more entertaining.
Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria must be having a pretty good laugh right now, because we had mostly assumed that the rumors of his courtship of this offseason’s biggest free agents were a load of fish poop.
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