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Lakers get Roy Hibbert Whose Defensive Impact is Extraordinary

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to salvage this off-season by acquiring Indiana Pacers All-Star big man, Roy Hibbert. A trade that has been reported as all but done, just needing to wait until the transaction can officially be completed when the NBA moratorium is over. While Hibbert isn’t quite the big name as those that the Lakers pursued, such as LaMarcus Aldridge or DeAndre Jordan, he is a difference maker and vastly improves the team for this coming season, most significantly on the defensive end.  Continue reading

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If DeAndre Jordan bolts, Clippers don’t have the money to replace him

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It might not appear like it from the outside  but it is full on DEFCON 5 (actually DEFCON 1 since that is the most severe but when in Rome) at the Clippers headquarters as they try to throw everything conceivable at DeAndre Jordan in hopes he’ll re-sign and not leave them with a massive void in the middle with no ability to replace him with anything more than a marginal NBA player.  Continue reading

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NBA Free Agent Frenzy Starts Tonight. Review of Top 20 Available

The NBA free agent free-for-all starts at midnight eastern time on July 1st and there are quite a few attractive players that will have their phones ringing off the hook, or to use a more current reference, vibrating vigorously like your 15 year old washer in desperate need of replacement.

Who are the most coveted free agents out there that are likely to leave their current situation for a fresh start elsewhere? We take a look at the top free agents that have a chance to move and excluded those that we do not believe are leaving, such as Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leanard and Lebron James.  Continue reading

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