Steve Nash trade leads to point guard roulette in NBA

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The Los Angeles Lakers made a huge splash by acquiring Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns for four future NBA Draft picks.  That deal has led to chain reaction of point guard movement in the NBA as Goran Dragic, Kyle Lowry, Jason Kidd, and possibly Jeremy Lin have all found new homes.

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Minnesota Timberwolves sign Roy, agree to deal with Batum

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Needing depth and an up-grade in talent on the wing, the Minnesota Timberwolves have looked west to sign former Portland Blazers shooting guard Brandon Roy and agree to an offer sheet with restricted free agent Nicolas Batum.

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2012 NBA Trade Deadline: Bucks-Warriors trade benefits both teams

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With the NBA trade deadline approaching Thursday afternoon, the first domino has fallen in what has been a very quiet and uneventful week thus far.  Rumors were swirling about the Orlando Magic trying to acquire Monta Ellis in hopes of pairing him up with Dwight Howard.  Instead the Golden State Warriors have traded Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks in a five-player deal that will send Andrew Bogut to the Bay.

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NBA Free Agent Signings: Rose, Humphries, Dalembert

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The Chicago Bulls lock up Derrick Rose to a long-term deal, Kim Kardashian‘s Ex, Kris Humphries re-signs with the Nets while the Rockets and Clippers each add a big man to provide some depth inside.  I break it all down in our latest NBA Free Agent signing analysis.

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NBA Free Agent Signings: Gasol, Nene, Crawford, Hamilton

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The 2011 NBA Free Agency frenzy has continued the past couple of days as big men Marc Gasol and Nene re-signed with their respective teams.  Meanwhile, a pair of shooting guards are changing addresses as Jamal Crawford signs with the Blazers and Richard Hamilton is headed to the Chicago Bulls.  Here is my breakdown of those moves and a few others:

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Cavs Trade J.J. Hickson to Kings for Omri Casspi, Draft Pick

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Just hours before the NBA locked out their players, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Sacramento Kings completed a trade involving J.J. Hickson and Omri Casspi.  Here’s the breakdown.

By: David Kay

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An Actual Four Team NBA Trade

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Creating four team deals on ESPN’s trade machine is one of my favorite wasting time hobbies, but rarely do they actually occur in the NBA.  They are as common as characters smoking cigarettes on Mad Men. Okay, bad example.  However, the Hornets, Pacers, Nets, and Rockets have struck a four-team, five player deal that actually makes sense for each team.

By: David Kay
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