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Brooklyn Blows Up, Durant’s Next Move, and Free Agency Highlights With Rob Mahoney and Bryan Curtis

Plus, reacting to Atlanta’s trade for Dejounte Murray and discussing the NBA media "scoop" culture

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The Most Intriguing Deals on Day 1 of NBA Free Agency

Bradley Beal cashed in, P.J. Tucker returned to his surrogate family, the Lakers tried something new (sort of), and more from a frenetic first few hours of the official offseason

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Can Jalen Brunson Stabilize the Knicks?

New York is hoping an increase in usage can lead to a star turn for the former Mavericks point guard. (After all, the team is paying him like one.) Plus, where Dallas goes from here after losing Luka Doncic’s top sidekick.

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Murray to the Hawks, Is Ayton Worth It, and an NBA Free Agency Primer With Bobby Marks

Plus, Ryen offers his thoughts on the speculation around Karl-Anthony Towns’s next contract, and how the Pistons exited the Deandre Ayton sweepstakes, and James Harden declining his player option to help the 76ers

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The Hawks Make a Big Bet That Dejounte Murray Can Put Them Back in the Title Mix

After a disappointing follow-up to its surprise run to the East finals, Atlanta agreed to send a robust package to the Spurs in the hopes that Murray can be the perfect complement to Trae Young

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Who Are the Most Intriguing Free Agents and Trade Targets?

Justin, Rob, and Wos discuss the Nuggets-Wizards deal and preview this weekend’s free agency action

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The Ringer’s 2022 NBA Free Agency Primer

Which big names could be on the move this summer? Should the Warriors run it back? And where the hell do the Nets go from here? We preview this offseason’s biggest story lines.

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The Most Interesting Free Agent on the NBA’s Open Market

Chris Boucher couldn’t crack the Raptors’ starting unit, but his rare combination of physical traits and skills could be unlocked on the right team

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The Beal Dilemma, KD Trade Speed Round, and Free Agency Questions With Ryen Russillo

Plus, Bill and Ryen discuss potential landing spots for Deandre Ayton and early 2023 Finals predictions

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How Can Patrick Beverley Help the Timberwolves?

Plus, Verno and KOC wrap up their takeaways from summer league and get into news from around the league

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Terry Rozier’s New Deal Tells Us a Lot About 2022 NBA Free Agency

Once you get over the sticker shock, Scary Terry’s four-year deal to stay buzzing in Charlotte makes a lot of sense, given the dearth of talent hitting the market next season

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Kawhi Leonard’s Contract Extension Sets the Clippers’ Title Window

Leonard could have taken a two-year deal or waited to bank in on a larger, five-year extension. Instead, his new four-year agreement splits the difference and gives him—and Los Angeles—a more clear timeline for a championship push.

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Have the Yankees Officially Turned Things Around? Plus, Four More Years of KD in Brooklyn.

CC and Ryan react to the Yankees’ current hot streak and a flurry of NBA offseason moves

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The Championship Race in the West Is Wide Open

Plus, Dennis Schröder signs to the Celtics and Wos’s summer league thoughts

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The Knicks Used the Offseason to Build for Now and Later

New York’s initial wave of spending raised questions about whether the Knicks were sacrificing future growth for short-sighted splashes. But a closer look at the franchise’s signings reveals an honest-to-goodness plan.

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The Nets’ Improvements May Render Every Other Free-Agent Deal Moot

As millions were splashed around the league, Brooklyn extended Kevin Durant and improved its supporting cast, meaning an already overwhelmingly talented team could be even better next season

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NBA Offseason Winners and Losers, and Listener Mailbag!

Logan and Raja recap some free agency moves in the ‘Real Ones’ season finale

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The Winners and Losers of the 2021 NBA Offseason (So Far)

After one week of maneuvering and dealing that definitely wasn’t agreed to weeks in advance, virtually every notable free agent is off the board. Our panel evaluates the best and worst of what’s happened so far and looks ahead to looming trade clouds and the 2021-22 title picture.

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Is Free Agency Actually Free?

Chris and Seerat are joined by The Ringer’s Rob Mahoney to touch on a variety of topics related to the offseason, including whether draft picks matter, if teams get punished for drafting well, and much more

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The Lakers Are Betting Big on Experience—and Familiarity

After trading for Russell Westbrook last month, L.A. added four former Lakers (including Kent Bazemore and Dwight Howard) to round out the roster. The moves raised questions about the team’s age and stamina, while answering others about its direction.

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USA-France, Disappearing Dame, Ben Simmons, and the Knicks With Wosny Lambre and Joe House

Plus: Fantasy football sleepers with Craig Horlbeck

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Best Card Buys From NBA Free Agency

How will the card values of Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan, and Carmelo Anthony change?

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The Golden State Warriors Are Back to Being Title Contenders

KOC breaks down how players like Jonathan Kuminga and Otto Porter Jr. will affect the team this year

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Walker Buehler on Developing With the Dodgers, Vanderbilt Days, and Pregame Rituals

Plus, CC and Ryan discuss the New York Giants’ training camp fight, NBA free agency, and more

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The Spurs Turn the Page and Look Ahead to … What, Exactly?

Instead of rebooting, San Antonio took back DeMar DeRozan in the Kawhi trade and stayed the course. But after three middling seasons, DeRozan is now in Chicago, and the Spurs’ plan for the future still isn’t any clearer.

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Ten Free Agency Questions on the Bulls, Celts, Heat, and More With Kevin O’Connor

KOC joins Bill to discuss the past couple days of NBA moves

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It Pays to Be Old on This Year’s NBA Free-Agent Market

With teams looking to go all in on their current windows, old heads like Chris Paul, Kyle Lowry, and Mike Conley cashed in on the first day of free agency

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Hot Commodity: Kyle Lowry Is the Player That Miami Needs

After years on the trade block, Lowry built himself and the Raptors into contenders. Now he’s hoping to complete the title picture for the Heat.

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Will Russ to L.A. Work? Plus the Latest in NBA Free Agency.

Logan and Raja break down the Westbrook trade before getting into what’s next for Chris Paul and Kyle Lowry

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Lowry to Miami? Plus: Lonzo’s Upside and the Rest of Free Agency Week With Jackie MacMullan.

Jackie joins Bill to discuss what’s next for Kawhi, where Ben Simmons will end up, the Knicks’ options, and more

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Is James Harden the Biggest Winner of the Giannis Extension?

With the two-time MVP staying put in Milwaukee, the 2021 free-agent market is starting to look almost as bleak as 2020’s. Will superstar suitors like Miami, Dallas, and Toronto now turn their attention to trading for the likes of Harden and Bradley Beal?

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The NBA Offseason Exit Survey

Examining the strangest and savviest moves in free agency and the draft, plus a look ahead at the biggest questions with the regular season less than a month away