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France vs. Slovenia – 2020 Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball Semifinals Preview, Odds, & Prediction https://www.basketballinsiders.com/france-vs-slovenia-2020-tokyo-olympics-mens-basketball-semifinals-preview-odds-prediction/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 19:45:58 +0000












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Team France will meet Team Slovenia in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball Semifinals on Thursday night. The winner of this matchup will advance to the Gold Medal Game on Saturday while the other team will have a chance to play for a medal in Saturday’s Bronze Medal Game. Both teams went undefeated in the […]

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Team USA vs. Australia – Preview, Prediction & Betting Odds https://www.basketballinsiders.com/team-usa-vs-australia-preview-prediction-betting-odds/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:16:03 +0000




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On Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 12:15 a.m. (EST), Team USA will have another competitive game against Australia in this semifinals matchup. In the exhibition game, Australia defeated Team USA 91-83. This was the first time USA lost back-to-back exhibition games since first fielding professional basketball players in 1992. In the quarterfinals, USA defeated Spain […]

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Chicago, Miami Winning The Offseason https://www.basketballinsiders.com/chicago-miami-winning-the-offseason/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:00:58 +0000





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Drafting potential and signing big stars in free agency are the paths to success for NBA organizations. With the offseason in full swing, Chad Smith looks at two teams that have made major strides this summer.

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Knicks team news: Kemba Walker to join Derrick Rose and Evan Fournier https://www.basketballinsiders.com/knicks-team-news-kemba-walker-to-join-derrick-rose-and-evan-fournier/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:56:42 +0000











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Kemba Walker has agreed to a contract buyout with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After clearing waivers, the four-time All-Star guard is expected to sign with the New York Knicks. Thunder general manager Sam Presti worked together with Walker’s agents on the two years, $74 million remaining on his contract these last few days. The New […]

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Carmelo Anthony to join Los Angeles Lakers in a 1-year deal https://www.basketballinsiders.com/carmelo-anthony-to-join-los-angeles-lakers-in-a-1-year-deal/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:53:49 +0000







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Free Agent, future Hall-of-Famer Carmelo Anthony has agreed to join the Los Angeles Lakers on a one-year deal. L.A. was busy in free agency yesterday, making moves for several NBA talents. But landing veteran small-forward Anthony is the most intriguing pick of the bunch. It’s a match made in heaven, too: Anthony is 10th on […]

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Hawks trade news: John Collins signs five-year, $125 million deal https://www.basketballinsiders.com/hawks-trade-news-john-collins-signs-five-year-125-million-deal/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:49:27 +0000








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Atlanta Hawks restricted free agent John Collins has agreed to sign a five-year, $125 million contract to remain with the organization. This contract also includes a player option in the fifth year. In 63 games played in the 2020-21 season, Collins averaged 17.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal shooting […]

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Kawhi Leonard’s next team odds – Knicks are favorites https://www.basketballinsiders.com/kawhi-leonards-next-team-odds-knicks-are-favorites/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 21:31:56 +0000










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Yesterday, news surfaced on social media concerning Kawhi Leonard opting out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers and becoming an unrestricted free agent. Now, he could re-sign with the Clippers if general manager Michael Winger offers a larger contract, but Leonard is looking at offers from other teams. According to oddsmakers at BetOnline, […]

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Knicks team news: Derrick Rose, Nerlens Noel and Alec Burks to re-sign, add Evan Fournier https://www.basketballinsiders.com/knicks-team-news-derrick-rose-nerlens-noel-and-alec-burks-to-re-sign-add-evan-fournier/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:29:22 +0000









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The New York Knicks will re-sign point guard Derrick Rose and sign former Boston Celtics guard Evan Fournier. Rose is expected to sign a three-year, $43 million contract. On February 8, 2021, Rose was traded by the Detroit Pistons to the Knicks for Dennis Smith and a 2021 second-round draft pick. The 32-year-old point guard […]

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Hawks trade news: Trae Young signs extension worth up to $207 million https://www.basketballinsiders.com/hawks-trade-news-trae-young-signs-extension-worth-up-to-207-million/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:18:22 +0000









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Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young has agreed to a five-year, $207 million designated rookie maximum extension deal. However, there is one important incentive to this contract. If the All-Star guard is selected to one of the three All-NBA teams, the 30 percent escalator clause in his contract would guarantee the $172 million base pay […]

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Team USA defeat Spain to move on to the Olympic semi-finals https://www.basketballinsiders.com/team-usa-defeat-spain-to-move-onto-the-olympic-semi-finals/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 11:15:42 +0000




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Team USA survived a first-half scare to beat Spain for the fourth Olympics in succession last night. The 95-81 win ensures the American team will now move onto the semi-finals in Tokyo.  It wasn’t all plain sailing for the hotly-tipped American outfit, though: at one point in the second quarter, Spain held an 11 point […]

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Team USA vs. Spain – Preview, Prediction & Betting Odds https://www.basketballinsiders.com/team-usa-vs-spain-preview-prediction-betting-odds/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 17:15:08 +0000





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On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 12:40 a.m. (EST), Team USA will play against Spain in this quarterfinal matchup. Both teams are aiming to advance in the tournament for the gold medal. The Americans defeated the Czechs 119-84 in their dominant Saturday victory. Likewise, Spain won over Argentina 81-71 in their Group C preliminary round […]

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Bulls’ guard Zach LaVine desires respect for new contract https://www.basketballinsiders.com/bulls-guard-zach-lavine-desires-respect-for-new-contract/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:01:43 +0000










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According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine wants the respect he deserves for his contract extension. On Monday morning before Team USA’s practice to prepare for Tuesday’s match against Spain, the 26-year-old guard said to reporters, “I just want my respect, that’s the main thing. I outplayed my contract. I’ve been very […]

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Rockets decline Avery Bradley’s $5.9 million team option https://www.basketballinsiders.com/rockets-decline-avery-bradleys-5-9-million-team-option/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 01:49:36 +0000












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First reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Houston Rockets are declining Avery Bradley’s team option for the 2021-22 NBA season. On November 23, 2020, the 30-year-old guard signed as a free agent with the Miami Heat. He signed a two-year, $11.6 million deal. On March 25, 2021, the Heat traded Bradley, Kelly Olynyk […]

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Mavericks will pick up Willie Cauley-Stein’s $4.1 million option https://www.basketballinsiders.com/mavericks-will-pick-up-willie-cauley-steins-4-1-million-option/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 18:35:28 +0000











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Per ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, the Dallas Mavericks are planning to pick up center Willie Cauley-Stein’s $4.1 million option for the 2021-22 NBA season. The deadline is tomorrow. Last season, in 53 games played, the seven-foot big man averaged 5.3 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. The sixth-year player also shot 63.2 percent from the field […]

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Lakers Need More Than Big Three https://www.basketballinsiders.com/lakers-need-more-than-big-three/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:30:36 +0000






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The Lakers have their “big three” after trading for Russell Westbrook but is he the right fit in Los Angeles? The former MVP has had an incredible career but he may not be the point guard the Lakers desperately need.

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Jazz offering Mike Conley $75 million over next three years https://www.basketballinsiders.com/jazz-offering-mike-conley-75-million-over-next-three-years/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 01:28:22 +0000












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According to veteran NBA reporter Marc Stein, the Utah Jazz are preparing to offer point guard Mike Conley a three-year, $75 million contract to remain with the team. Of course, the exact amount is a ballpark figure. Stein stated, “Utah has made retaining Mike Conley its top priority, league sources say, and is preparing a […]

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Jazz agree to trade Derrick Favors, first-round pick to Thunder https://www.basketballinsiders.com/jazz-agree-to-trade-derrick-favors-first-round-pick-to-thunder/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:15:50 +0000










https://www.basketballinsiders.com/?p=68905

First reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Utah Jazz are trading power forward/center Derrick Favors and a first-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a future second-round pick. The goal here was to help reduce their tax bill. While the six-foot-eight Georgia native does not possess any notable NBA awards or honors on his […]

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Wizards, Lakers agree to Russell Westbrook and Three-Player Trade Deal https://www.basketballinsiders.com/wizards-lakers-agree-to-russell-westbrook-and-three-player-trade-deal/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:53:10 +0000












https://www.basketballinsiders.com/?p=68886

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed with the Washington Wizards to acquire Russell Westbrook in a three-player trade, sending Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and the No. 22 pick in Thursday’s 2021 NBA Draft to the Wizards. According to ESPN, the Wizards are also giving up their 2024 and 2028 second-round picks as well. […]

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Russell Westbrook joins L.A. Lakers in One of the biggest trades in NBA History https://www.basketballinsiders.com/russell-westbrook-joins-l-a-lakers-in-one-of-the-biggest-trades-in-nba-history/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:28:53 +0000











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In one of the biggest NBA Draft trades ever, Los Angeles Lakers acquired the services of Washington Wizards’ former MVP, Russell Westbrook, last night! As a result of the trade, the Lakers can now boast a holy trinity of attacking talent in Westbrook, Anthony Davis, and, of course, Lebron James, unlike anything seen in recent […]

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NBA Draft Results 2021: Complete List of First & Second Round Picks https://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-draft-results-2021-complete-list-of-first-second-round-picks/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 07:24:00 +0000








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The 2021 NBA Draft unfolded live at the Barclays Center earlier tonight and it did not disappoint! 60 college standouts were selected in total; each will be gunning for a big rookie year once the new season gets underway on October 19. The Detroit Pistons did exactly what their fanbase asked for when they opted […]

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NBA veterans are offseason targets for LeBron James and Lakers https://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-veterans-are-offseason-targets-for-lebron-james-and-lakers/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 17:37:21 +0000










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From Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer, the reporter mentioned, “Lakers have a ton of veteran-type players ready and interested to come sign on minimum deals.” Now, this is not necessarily breaking news near the end of July, but this gives fans a reason to believe that Los Angeles is going all in this offseason to win […]

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Mike D’Antoni to step away as Nets assistant coach https://www.basketballinsiders.com/mike-dantoni-to-step-away-as-nets-assistant-coach/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:07:51 +0000










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On Wednesday evening, the Brooklyn Nets organization announced that assistant coach Mike D’Antoni would not be returning to Steve Nash’s coaching staff for the 2021-22 NBA season. Coach D’Antoni is deciding to step down from his position after one season spent with the organization. The reason D’Antoni is deciding to leave the team is unknown. […]

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NBA Draft: Déjà Vu in Detroit https://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-draft-deja-vu-in-detroit/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:00:20 +0000



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Tomorrow night the Detroit Pistons will make the first overall selection in the NBA Draft for just the second time in team history. They selected a Hall of Famer with that pick 51 years ago. Chad Smith details why it might happen again, this time with a player that resembles a guy that was once the face of their franchise.

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Team Argentina vs. Spain – Preview, Prediction & Betting Picks https://www.basketballinsiders.com/team-argentina-vs-spain-preview-prediction-betting-picks/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:16:48 +0000








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On Thursday, July 29th at 8:00 a.m. (EST), Argentina will take on Spain in this Group C preliminary round matchup. The Spaniards will enter this game as the selected favorites, while the Argentinians embrace their underdog role, as they lost their opening game 118-100 against Mavericks’ guard Luka Doncic and the Slovenian team. The last […]

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NBA releases schedule for Summer League 2021 https://www.basketballinsiders.com/nba-releases-schedule-for-summer-league-2021/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:49:21 +0000











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On Wednesday, the NBA announced the broadcast schedule for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBA had to cancel the Las Vegas Summer League last year in 2020. Fast forward to today, the 17th annual NBA Summer League will air live this year in Las Vegas, Nevada from […]

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