Monthly Archive: July 2010

Wade to Chicago: Legitimate Interest or Master Strategy? 12

Wade to Chicago: Legitimate Interest or Master Strategy?

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For as promising as the new season had started for the Miami Heat on day one, things have taken a turn for the decidedly worse on day two. Dwyane Wade’s decision to grant the Bulls a second meeting has columnists suggesting it
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Anecdotal evidence keeps building 0

Anecdotal evidence keeps building

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Not content to sit idly by and have their off-season plans destroyed by the departing Chris Bosh, general manager Bryan Colangelo and the Toronto Raptors opted instead to kick off free agency by agreeing to re-sign Amir Johnson to a five-year, $34
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Minnesota’s Moves May be Telling 7

Minnesota’s Moves May be Telling

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Some interesting developments have taken place today in Minnesota. The Wolves have agreed to terms with two centers: free agent Darko Milicic and 2008 second-round draft pick Nikola Pekovic. Milicic agreed to a rather eye-popping 4-year, $20 million contract. Just five months
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Mike Miller Off the Table? 1

Mike Miller Off the Table?

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Per Jeff Goodman of Fox Sports: Mike Miller has been offered a five-year, $30M contract by the Lakers. Miller expects to be recruited by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wherever they end up. The Lakers have set a deadline of tonight to
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Rudy Gay Off the Market 3

Rudy Gay Off the Market

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Rudy Gay is off the market, having accepted to a 5-year, $80 million contract to remain a Memphis Grizzly (is that the singular?). Gay was a Plan B target for many South Floridians, despite the cold reality that such a union was
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Joe Johnson Gets His Max Deal 0

Joe Johnson Gets His Max Deal

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The Atlanta Hawks have offered up a ridiculous 6-year, $119 million contract offer to Joe Johnson. This is good news for a Heat team that figures to be battling it out with the Bulls for Eastern Conference supremacy for years to come.
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How the Heat can afford three max contract players 10

How the Heat can afford three max contract players

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Videos such as this, which suggests that the Heat can acquire three maximum contract players without sacrificing Mario Chalmers, and articles such as this, which suggests that the Heat cannot acquire three maximum contract players even if they sacrifice both Michael Beasley and Mario Chalmers,
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Bosh Scenario to Miami Apparently Premature 5

Bosh Scenario to Miami Apparently Premature

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The first step of Pat Riley’s mater rebuilding plan is apparently not as complete as initially reported. On Wednesday, Miami Herald radio host and ESPN contributor Dan LeBatard reported that the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors had an agreement in place in
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Richard Jefferson Opts Out 3

Richard Jefferson Opts Out

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You wanted shocking news to start off the most anticipated free agency period in league history? You’ve got it. But it has nothing to do with the Heat. Richard Jefferson has opted out of his contract. I’ve said it before. An eight-figure
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The Wait is Over! 3

The Wait is Over!

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This is the moment we’ve been so desperately awaiting for three long and painful years. July 1. The official start to the 2010-11 NBA season. And so begins the most highly anticipated free agency period in league history. With it comes the
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