NBA Free Agent Shooting Guard Rankings

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Dwyane Wade and Joe Johnson headline a talented class of free agent shooting guards.  The fun begins when the clock strikes midnight on Thursday.  That is when teams can officialliy begin neogtiating with free agents.  The Sports Bank will have it all covered.  You can check out our point guard rankings and off-season team needs pages to get ready for what will undoubtedly be a crazy summer.

By: David Kay
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Hawks Risk Taking Major Step Back

Joe Johnson is all but gone and as a result, the Hawks will likely suffer a major setback this off-season.  It will take some major creativity for Atlanta to have the relevancy in the Eastern Conference that they did this past season.

By: David Kay
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Real Season Begins NOW for New York Knicks

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By: David Kay

As expected, it was another rough year for the Knicks franchise as they suffered through their ninth straight losing season.  However, it was almost accepted by their front office and fan base as the true season for the Knicks begins on July 1st when the NBA free agency period begins.

Every single move the Knicks have made post-Isaiah Thomas has been geared up to clear cap space so they could be a major player this off-season.  That’s why New York dealt their 2009 first round pick Jordan Hill and a 2011 first round pick to the Rockets just so Houston would take on Jared Jefferies salary for next season.  In the process, the Knicks acquired Tracy McGrady who was a free agent.  New York now enters the off-season with only four players under contract next season and a boatload of cap space.
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Did Joe Johnson Play His Last Game with the Hawks?

By: David Kay

Talk about embarrassing.  The Magic treated the Hawks like Billy Madison treated the kindergarteners he played dodge ball against; absolutely white washing them all over the floor.  Orlando swept Atlanta out of the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, whipping the birds by an average of almost 23 points per game.  The Hawks seemed unmotivated, like they didn’t care, and mailed it worse than Jay Leno when he was moved to a prime-time television slot.

It seemed as if this group didn’t get along and had zero interest in playing for one another.  They obviously did not respect their head coach Mike Woodson as they constantly were daydreaming during timeouts and as result, Woodson will certainly be out of a job within the next week or so.  So what’s next?

The Hawks face the likely possibility of losing star shooting guard Joe Johnson this off-season since Johnson is an unrestricted free agent.  He will not be as coveted as LeBron James or Dwyane Wade, but will certainly be a nice consolation prize for whichever team lands him.  Here are my predictions as to which team has the best chance of signing Johnson this summer.
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