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New York Knicks to sign Amare Stoudemire 6

New York Knicks to sign Amare Stoudemire

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The first highly-touted power forward is off the boards. And it’s not a bad outcome for the Miami Heat. As expected, the New York Knicks have come to terms with Amare Stoudemire on a contract worth nearly $100 million over five seasons.
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Breaking down Dwyane’s impending decision 0

Breaking down Dwyane’s impending decision

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While the South Florida community sits on pins and needles in anticipation of the decision of its superstar shooting guard, Dwyane Wade today suggested that he will do what is best for his family amid his custody dispute over his children currently
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Does a Luol Deng trade unlock the Wade-to-Chicago intrigue? 1

Does a Luol Deng trade unlock the Wade-to-Chicago intrigue?

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Note: The proposed trade discussed below is now being classified by Hoopsworld as a rumor. Why would Dwyane Wade consider the Chicago Bulls if they can’t add that coveted second max contract free agent? Neither Dwyane nor Chris would be willing to
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Can the Bulls surround Rose and Noah with three max free agents? 1

Can the Bulls surround Rose and Noah with three max free agents?

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If Dwyane Wade’s reported uncertainty has us all panicked, reports like this one have our hearts stopping outright. I wouldn’t tell you not to worry about Wade. Nobody truly knows, possibly including Dwyane himself, what his decision will ultimately be. I can,
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Wade “leaning toward committing to the Bulls”? 2

Wade “leaning toward committing to the Bulls”?

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For three years now, Pat Riley has sold South Florida on his all-or-nothing strategy to rebuild during the free agency summer of 2010. There was an idea floating around the Heat’s front office that they could pull off a monumental rebuilding coup
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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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