NBA Free Agency Tracker

Lamar Odom – Traded to LA Clippers for cash considerations.

Odom is headed back to the Clippers in a four team trade.

Mo Williams – Traded to Utah Jazz for Furkan Aldemir.

Chase Budinger – Traded to Minnesota Timberwolves for Terrence Jones.

Gerald Wallace – Resigns with Brooklyn Nets for 4 yrs, 40 million.

Omer Asik – Signs with Houston Rockets for 3 yrs, 25.1 million.

Andre Miller – Resigns with Denver Nuggets.

George Hill – Resigns with Indiana Pacers for 5 years.

Darius Morris – Resigned with LA Lakers.

Joe Johnson – Traded to Brooklyn Nets for Jordan Williams, Johan Petro, Jordan Farmar, Anthony Morrow and a protected 1st round pick.

Johnson was traded to Brooklyn for 5 players and a future 1st round pick.

Devin Harris – Traded to Atlanta Hawks for Marvin Williams.

Landry Fields – Signed a 3 yr deal with Toronto Raptors.

Jason Terry – Signed a 3 yr deal with Boston Celtics.

Terry will replace the sharp shooting Ray Allen in Boston.

Reggie Evans – Signed with Brooklyn Nets for 3 yrs, 5 million, Clippers receive a 2nd rd pick.

Deron Williams – Resigned with Brooklyn Nets for 5 yrs, 100 million.

After resigning for 5 yrs, Williams is the point guard in Brooklyn for the future.

James White – Signed veteran minimum deal with New York Knicks.

Spencer Hawes – Signed a 2yr, 13 million deal with Philadelphia 76ers.

Steve Nash – Signs with LA Lakers for 3 yr, 25 million, Suns receive 2013 1st and 2nd round picks, 2014 2nd round pick and 2015 1st round pick.

These two all stars with now share a back court in Tinseltown.

Michael Beasley – Signs with Phoenix Suns for 3 yrs, 18 million.

Hasheem Thabeet – Signs with Oklahoma City Thunder for 2 yrs.

Goran Dragic – Signs with Phoenix Suns for 4 yrs, 30 million.

Kyle Lowery – Traded to Toronto Raptors for Gary Forbes and a lottery protected first round pick.

Lowery will be the new point guard in Toronto next season.

Chauncey Billups – Resigns with LA Clippers.

Jamal Crawford – Signs with LA Clippers.

Jameer Nelson – Resigns with Orlando Magic for 3 yrs, 20 million.

Brandon Bass – Resigns with Boston Celtics for 3 yrs.

Jeremy Evans – Resigns with Utah Jazz for 3 yrs, 5.5 million.

Brandon Roy – Signs with Minnesota Timberwolves for 2 yrs, 10 million.

Roy will make a comeback with the T-Wolves.

Nick Young – Signs with Philadelphia  Sixers for 1 yr, 6 million.

Jason Kidd – Signs with New York Knicks for 3 yrs, 9 million.

Kidd is heading to the big apple to back up Jeremy Lin.

Ray Allen – Signs with Miami Heat for 3 yrs, 9 million.

Allen will join the Big 3 in Miami.

Jeff Green – Signs with Boston Celtics.

Ersan Ilyasova – Resigns with Milwaukee Bucks for 5 yrs, 45 million.

Kirk Hinrich – Signs with Chicago Bulls for 2 yrs.

Ryan Anderson – Traded to New Orleans Hornets in sign and trade for Gustavo Ayon. Anderson will sign for 4 yrs, 35 million.

After winning the Most Improved Player award, Anderson is now headed to New Orleans.

Darrell Arthur – Resigns with Memphis Grizzlies for 2 yrs, 10 million.

Roy Hibbert – Resigns with Indiana Pacers for 4 yrs, 58 million.

After it was thought Hibbert was going to Portland, Indiana matched and he will continue to be a Pacer.

Steve Novak – Resigns with New York Knicks for 4 yrs, 15 million.

Marcus Camby – Traded to New York Knicks for Toney Douglas, Josh Harrelson and Jerome Jordan.

Danny Green – Resigns with San Antonio Spurs for 3 yrs, 12 million.

J.R. Smith – Resigns with New York Knicks for 2 yrs, 4.8 million.

Boris Diaw – Resigns with San Antonio Spurs for 2 yrs, 9 million.

Tim Duncan – Resigns with San Antonio Spurs for 3 yrs.

Duncan is living up to his promise of being a life long Spur.

Devin Ebanks – Resigns with LA Lakers for 1 yr deal.

Rashard Lewis – Signs with Miami Heat for 2 yrs.

Louis Williams – Signs with Atlanta Hawks.

Williams will spend 2013 playing for his hometown Hawks.

D.J. Augustin – Signs with Indiana Pacers.

Alonzo Gee – Resigns with Cleveland Cavaliers.

Gerald Green – Signs with Indiana Pacers.

Luke Harangody – Resigns with Cleveland Cavaliers.

J.J. Hickson – Resigns with Portland Trail Blazers.

Brendan Haywood – Amnestied by Dallas Mavericks.

Darren Collison – Traded to Dallas Mavericks with Dahtay Jones for Ian Mahimi.

Collison could be the Mavericks starting point guard this season.

Chris Kaman – Signs with Dallas Mavericks.

Brook Lopez – Resigns with Brooklyn Nets for 4 yrs, 60 million.

Unable to land Dwight Howard, Brooklyn locked up Brook Lopez.

Cartier Martin – Resigned with Washington Wizards.

Darko Milicic – Amnestied by Minnesota Timberwolves.

Ramon Sessions – Signs with Charlotte Bobcats

With Nash now in LA, Sessions will run the point in Charlotte.

Kyle Singler – Signs with Detroit Pistons.

Mirza Teletovic – Signs with Brooklyn Nets.

Jason Thompson – Resigns with Sacramento Kings.

Kwame Brown – Signs with Philadelphia 76ers.

Patty Mills – Signs with San Antonio Spurs.

Kyle Korver – Traded to Atlanta Hawks for cash considerations.

Elton Brand – Claimed by Dallas Mavericks in amnesty bid.

Kevin Garnett – Resigns with Boston Celtics for 3 yrs.

Garnett will be finishing his career in Boston.

Eric Gordon – Resigns with New Orleans Hornets for 4 yrs, 58 million.

Slava Kravtsov – Signs with Detroit Pistons.

Brendan Haywood – Claimed by Charlotte Bobcats in amnesty bid.

C.J. Watson – Signed by Brooklyn Nets for 2 yrs.

Raymond Felton – Traded to New York Knicks for Jared Jeffries and Dan Gadzuric.

Felton will be running the point in MSG this season.

Luis Scola – Claimed by Phoenix Suns in amnesty bid.

James Johnson – Traded to Sacramento Kings for second round pick.

Aaron Brooks – Signed by Sacramento Kings.

Brooks will be a King next season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NBA Eastern Conference Second Round Preview

(4) Boston Celtics vs (8) Philadelphia 76ers

The Sixers enter the second round for the first time since 2003 after knocking out the Rose less Bulls. Boston took out the Hawks in a tight six game series. Paul Pierce was a monster all series including a 36 point, 14 rebound effort in one of the wins. Andre Iguodala who is a hero in Philly after his series clinching free throws, is dealing with an Achilles injury that hopefully does not hamper him from a solid defensive effort against Pierce. Other than a dumb decision of bumping an official and getting a one game suspension, Rondo had a 17 point, 14 rebound, 12 assist triple double  and did a tremendous job running the Celtics offense all series. The Sixers must do a better job on the glass, as they were out rebounded most of the series by Chicago and it wont get any easier with Kevin Garnett and Brandon Bass. The match up the Sixers need to expose is Evan Turner against Avery Bradley, Turner has more size and a nice mid range game. Another thing that would be very beneficial to Philadelphia would be to run as much as possible and force the Celtics to get back. The experience and the rebounding of Boston will be too much for a young Sixer team who is playing with house money at this point.

Celtics in 6

Turner is one of the match-ups the Sixers need to take advantage of.

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NBA Playoff Preview

(1) Chicago Bulls vs (8) Philadelphia 76ers

Despite being without their start point guard for a portion of the year, the Bulls were able to grab the NBA’s number one seed. The Sixers have been up and down all year, but Doug Collins has done a decent job. The inside presence of Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer could be too much for Elton Brand and the combination of Spencer Hawes and  Nikola Vucevic. The off-season addition of Richard Hamilton could pay big dividends, as his shots off screens could be an issue for the Sixers defense. The Andre Iguodala-Luol Deng match up will be fun to watch, as Deng has quite a bit of range and Iguodala is one of the best defenders in the league. Both teams have sharp shooters in Kyle Korver and Jodie Meeks off their bench, but Thaddeus Young could be the x-factor for the Sixers.

Bulls in 6

The Iguodala-Deng matchup will be fun to watch.

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NBA Power Rankings

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