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2013 NBA Free Agency News

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** Now the Dallas Mavericks have been told they are out of the race, something first reported by to Marc Stein of ESPN and now confirmed by other sources.

 

 

** Matt Barnes is going to return to the Clippers with a three-year, $11-12 million deal (total), reports Marc Spears at Yahoo Sports.

 

 

**Warriors sign Andre Iguodala after trading Richard Jefferson and Andris Biedrins to Jazz

Andre Igoudala has reached agreement with Golden State on a four year, $48 million deal with the Warriors, league source tells Y! Sports.—
Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 05, 2013

 

 

** Report: Dwight Howard chooses Houston Rockets

 

 

 

 

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You guys saw Barnes dribble a bit in the playoffs and he has solved that part of his game?

Not really...he was improved but watch him close next season..it still is subpar to be considered a guard.

Danny Green and Barnes must have learned how to drive on opponents together.

Barnes will improve this aspect of his game but I will wait to see it.

Clippers are having a nice offseason so far.. Retaing Paul n Matt Barnes is a win... Now for Deandre Jordan to grow up!

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Barnes didn't just dribble a "bit", he was attacking the rim like he never had before in his basketball career.

 

No one is saying that he has automatically become Michael Jordan, but he did prove that he is capable of creating his own shot.

 

He will only get better with time.

 

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Really like the moves the Pelicans have made this offseason.  I think with the expected improvement of Anthony Davis, they'll be in the playoff hunt this upcoming year.  That Southwest division is the best in the NBA.

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Barnes looked great in the playoffs, he showed flashes of a James Worthy type game.  Big enough to handle most PFs on defense and on offense he is really great at playing off the ball, spacing the court, and attacking the rim when the opportunity comes.  He's not really a go to guy who can create his own offense, but if you dont ask him to he will be great.

 

 

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• From Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The Hawks agreed to terms with free agent Paul Millsap late Friday night, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.

The deal for the 6-foot-8 power forward will be for two years and $19 million, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The agreement with Millsap came hours after the Jazz renounced his rights upon agreeing to a trade with the Warriors. In that deal, the Jazz obtained the expiring contracts of Richard Jefferson, Andris Biedrins and Brandon Rush. Millsap made $8.6 million last season and had an $11 million cap hold.

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• Marc Stein of ESPN:

The Dallas Mavericks agreed to a deal with point guard Jose Calderon, agent Mark Bartlestein told ESPN.com.

The contract is worth $29 million over four years, sources said.

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• From Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:

Free agent guard O.J. Mayo has agreed to a three-year, $24 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Mayo, 25, will be a replacement for the loss of guard J.J. Redick and the expected departure of Monta Ellis.

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• Royce White, the talented but troubled first round draft pick of the Rockets in 2012, has been traded to the Sixers, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Philadelphia will receive the draft rights to international prospect Furkan Aldemir and cash in addition to White, while the Rockets will clear White’s $1.7 million from the books in exchange for “future draft considerations.”

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Chuck and 8789 have been all over it this offseason. Pie for you sir, great job updating the thread!

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