Knicks' Phil Jackson was wary of spending big money on Marc Gasol due to salary cap

Before Phil Jackson signed Robin Lopez to a lucrative deal, the Knicks president expressed reservations about offering big money to a center with much better credentials. Specifically, Jackson told a friend in February that he was wary of giving Memphis’ Marc Gasol a contract with a starting salar...

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Stefan Bondy
N.Y Daily News, Sportswriter
1h
ESPN - NBA News and Updates
We celebrate 4x NBA Champion Manu Ginobili's 38th birthday with this vicious dunk. t.co/e5LWHFIWPs
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Top tweets
Jeff Passan , Yahoo! Sports, MLB Columnist
Final deal: Ben Zobrist to Kansas City, Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks to Oakland. Kansas City is getting more than $2M from the A's, too.
@JeffPassan | | 2h | Score: 297
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ESPN , NBA News and Updates
We celebrate 4x NBA Champion Manu Ginobili's 38th birthday with this vicious dunk. t.co/e5LWHFIWPs
@ESPNNBA | | 1h | Score: 190
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NBA TV , News and Updates
Join us in wishing @manuginobili a Happy Birthday! The @spurs guard turns 37 today. t.co/XaemJmIQkT
@NBATV | | 8h | Score: 129
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Report: Knicks, Lakers, Wizards still interested in Kevin Seraphin t.co/PCUI1PKDGa
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
Suns love him. I'm excited to see more next season. t.co/hMS0Ala5fO
@ZachLowe_NBA | | 25m | Score: 90
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Joel Goldberg , Fox Sports, Royals Live Host
It's official. #Royals announce they've acquired INF/OF Ben Zobrist from Oakland for RHP Aaron Brooks and LHP Sean Manaea.
@goldbergkc | | 2h | Score: 86
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Jerry Crasnick , ESPN.com, Baseball Writer
#Royals are getting Aaron Brooks and Sean Manea, source says.
@jcrasnick | | 2h | Score: 86
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FoxSports.com , MLB News and Updates
FULL TRADE: Ben Zobrist and cash ---> #Royals RHP Aaron Brooks and minor league LHP Sean Manaea ---> #Athletics
@MLBONFOX | | 2h | Score: 60
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Darnell Mayberry , The Oklahoman, Thunder Beat Writer
We know three Thunder preseason games: Fenerbahce Ulker in OKC on Oct. 9, Mavs in Tulsa on Oct. 13 and at Utah on Oct. 20.
@DarnellMayberry | | 1h | Score: 45
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BulletsForever.com , Wizards News and Updates
The #DeflateGate ruling just goes to reaffirm what we already know: kevin durant is joining the wizards in 2016
@BulletsForever | | 2h | Score: 43
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Jane Lee , MLB.com, A's Beat Reporter
Confirmed: A's get LHP Sean Manaea and RHP Aaron Brooks from Royals for Ben Zobrist.
@JaneMLB | | 2h | Score: 43
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Amir Johnson struggled to pick Boston’ number because “every number 1-34 is basically retired” t.co/I7gjYr14Nk
@basketballtalk | | 2h | Score: 41
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David Aldridge , TNT, NBA Reporter
Bucks' arena bill gets a major boost. Looking good for Milwaukee keeping its team. t.co/sH3CZlvLse
@daldridgetnt | | 3h | Score: 36
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NBA.com , News and Updates
#TeamWORLD Captain @cp3 of the @laclippers has arrived to Johannesburg for #BWBAfrica & the #NBAAfricaGame! t.co/ipCijOSym8
@NBA | | 7h | Score: 30
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Marc J. Spears , Yahoo! Sports, NBA Writer
Ex-NBA big man Ekpe Udoh, 6th pick in 2010 NBA Draft, signed a one-year, $1 million plus deal with Turkey Fenerbahce Ulker with no NBA out
@SpearsNBAYahoo | | 7h | Score: 30
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Report: Nicolas Batum wants to play in Toronto t.co/JJqaWA6Uf8
@basketballtalk | | 3h | Score: 26
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Jeff Zillgitt , USA Today, NBA Writer
Bucks, state officials hope to break ground on new arena by late fall and remain hopeful arena will be completed by fall of 2017 deadline.
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WarriorsWorld.net , Sports News and Updates
Key member of the Warriors to undergo back surgery t.co/APwMr63EVe t.co/ipiBfKRHaI
@warriorsworld | | 20m | Score: 15
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
Suns love him. I'm excited to see more next season. t.co/hMS0Ala5fO
@ZachLowe_NBA | | 25m | Score: 90
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Jeff Zillgitt , USA Today, NBA Writer
NBA A to Z podcast time, covering many topics: Bucks arena, Cavs, Doug McDermott, Emmanuel Mudiay, Justin Anderson: t.co/d64EvLnQph
@JeffZillgitt | | 34m | Score: 15
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Report: Knicks, Lakers, Wizards still interested in Kevin Seraphin t.co/PCUI1PKDGa
@basketballtalk | | 36m | Score: 125
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TMZ Sports , News and Updates
Khloe Kardashian -- Won't Destroy James Harden ... Says NBA Legend t.co/WJ184bi60Y t.co/RKshevRHeD
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Kevin Spain , USA Today, NBA Editor
NBA A to Z Bucks will get new arena; Cavaliers load up in offseason t.co/2Aw96osdKu on #SoundCloud
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Darnell Mayberry , The Oklahoman, Thunder Beat Writer
We know three Thunder preseason games: Fenerbahce Ulker in OKC on Oct. 9, Mavs in Tulsa on Oct. 13 and at Utah on Oct. 20.
@DarnellMayberry | | 1h | Score: 45
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Paul Garcia , ProjectSpurs.com, NBA Writer
In this Game 5 Spurs - Heat 2013 matchup on NBATV, the Spurs’ starters scored 107 of the teams 114 points. Manu started, had 24 pts & 10
@PaulGarciaPS | | 1h | Score: 2
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RealGM.com , Sports News and Updates
Hornets Sign Elliot Williams: t.co/ZY6rGF5fSX
@RealGM | | 1h | Score: 10
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OrlandoMagicDaily.com , Magic News and Updates
Shaquille O’Neal names his all-time Orlando Magic team: Shaquille O’Neal got into a Twitter war defending his ... t.co/VznDw1kjjx
@OMagicDaily | | 1h | Score: 5
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CelticsLife.com , News and Updates
Jae Crowder is back, knee is better, so are the Celtics t.co/n8Ae7qtbuN (New Post)
@CelticsLife | | 1h | Score: 2
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TMZ Sports , News and Updates
Metta World Peace: Kobe Won't Call Roy Hibbert ... Until He Proves Himself t.co/JD9MEqiFQ8 t.co/6wEznsJZrJ
@TMZ_Sports | | 1h | Score: 5
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Ira Winderman , Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
Have updated several sections on the Heat's offseason player-by-player breakdown, including contracts, outlooks. t.co/TqE5YgBj9r
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Paul Garcia , ProjectSpurs.com, NBA Writer
In 2012 vs. OKC in the WCF, Danny Green shot 4/23 from 3PT. The following year in 2013 vs. MIA in the Finals, he shot 27/49 from 3PT.
@PaulGarciaPS | | 1h | Score: 3
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ESPN , NBA News and Updates
We celebrate 4x NBA Champion Manu Ginobili's 38th birthday with this vicious dunk. t.co/e5LWHFIWPs
@ESPNNBA | | 1h | Score: 190
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Michael Pina , ShakyAnkles.com, NBA Writer
On Dwight Howard's looming free agency that nobody's talking about but probably should: t.co/ilRjBz1rMt
@MichaelVPina | | 2h | Score: 5
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Amir Johnson struggled to pick Boston’ number because “every number 1-34 is basically retired” t.co/I7gjYr14Nk
@basketballtalk | | 2h | Score: 41
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YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
NBA #1 overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns eager to learn from T'Wolves teammate Kevin Garnett: t.co/1qDUJ420Kj t.co/tlynlON5Bp
@YESNetwork | | 2h | Score: 5
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Jeff Passan - Yahoo! Sports, MLB Columnist
Final deal: Ben Zobrist to Kansas City, Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks to Oakland. Kansas City is getting more than $2M from the A's, too.
@JeffPassan | | 2h | Score: 297

Heat's Stoudemire takes NBA's largest offseason pay cut

"Sacrifice" has been a Miami Heat mantra for years, especially since Erik Spoelstra has taken over as coach. This offseason, Amar'e Stoudemire made South Florida the epicenter. According to a study by HoopsRumors.com, Stoudemire has taken the largest pay cut in the NBA this offseason, based on the p...

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Ira Winderman
Sun Sentinel, Heat Beat Reporter
3h

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Nicolas Batum
Portland Trail Blazers
3h

John Jenkins moves on to Mavericks to ‘make buckets’

John Jenkins got a little advice from Mark Cuban after the Mavericks owner signed the free agent shooting guard last week. “He told me just to make buckets,” said Jenkins, a 2012 first-round pick of the Hawks. “That’s what I do best and that’s what I’m going to do.” Jenkins played litt...

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Michael Cunningham
Atlanta Constitution, Hawks Writer
4h

Ekpe Udoh Signs One-Year, $1M+ Deal With Fenerbahce Ulker

Ekpe Udoh has agreed upon a one-year deal with Fenerbahce Ulker worth more than $1 million. Udoh's deal does not contain an NBA out. Udoh spent last season with the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Al Horford
Atlanta Hawks
5h

The NBA's all-time starting five: Boston Celtics

You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicide, and get to arguin’ over each franchi...

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Kelly Dwyer
Yahoo! Sports, Sportswriter
5h
Ekpe Udoh - Milwaukee Bucks
Fenerbahçe life!!! Thanks for the love!! See y'all soon!!! ✌️
@EkpeUdoh | | 6h | Score: 34

In honor of @ManuGinobili's birthday, we're airing his classic games all day! Tune into 2008 @Spurs-Suns Game 1 next!

NBA TV
News and Updates
6h

Nicolas Batum Interested In Playing For Raptors

Nicolas Batum has interest in playing for the Toronto Raptors when he becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2016. Toronto is an international city that appeals to Batum. The Charlotte Hornets acquired Batum this offseason from the Portland Trail Blazers despite him entering his contract year. Genera...

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RealGM.com
Sports News and Updates
7h

Celtics Offered Four First Rounders To Hornets For No. 9

The Boston Celtics offered four first-round picks to the Charlotte Hornets for the chance to move up from No. 16 to No. 9. The Celtics were targeting Justise Winslow while the Hornets were settled on taking Frank Kaminsky. The Celtics offered the 16th pick, No. 15 (acquired in a prearranged continge...

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RealGM.com
Sports News and Updates
7h

Nicolas Batum eyeing Toronto?

Batum is an impending unrestricted free agent on a borderline playoff team, diving into an unprecedented cap frenzy in which two-dozen suitors could offer $20 million per season. Batum’s people have already made noise about how much Batum would like to play in Toronto, a city that appeals to his i...

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HoopsHype.com
NBA News and Updates
7h

Join us in wishing @manuginobili a Happy Birthday! The @spurs guard turns 37 today.

NBA TV
News and Updates
8h

Phil Jackson on coaching Kobe Bryant: 'Quite often I could feel his hatred'

nba July 28, 2015 12:07am EDT July 28, 2015 12:07am EDT Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant didn't always see eye to eye. Well, that's putting it mildly. Jackson's first stint with the Lakers led to three straight championships from 2000-02, but it also resulted in tumultuous relationships between Bryant a...

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SportingNews.com
Sports News and Updates
9h

Bulpett: Dave Cowens a big fan of new Celtic Amir Johnson

WALTHAM — When Amir Johnson walked into the gym at the Celtics practice facility, he was more than a little stunned to see NBA legend and former Pistons assistant coach Dave Cowens. “I wasn’t expecting to see him there, but it was really nice,” Johnson said later — after the press conferen...

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Steve Bulpett
Boston Herald, Celtics Beat Reporter
9h

Celtics finalize five moves; have 17 guaranteed contracts

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics finalized five transactions on Monday, completing two trades, signing two rookies and inking the team's largest signing of the summer. After weeks of exploring potential deals while trying to maximize available cap space, the Celtics processed the following deals...

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Chris Forsberg
ESPNBoston.com, Celtics Beat Writer
9h