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And-Ones: Thunder, Durant, Butler

By Alex Lee Let’s take a look at some news and notes from around the Association late on this Tuesday night: The injury-plagued Thunder might just become a “cautionary tale of prudence” this season, writes Scott Stinson of the National Post. Stinson argues that, in today’s NBA, a caveat of opting for competitive longevity over […]

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And-Ones: Rondo, Thunder, Scott

By Chuck Myron Nine players signed rookie scale extensions before last week’s deadline, but the Magic’s four-year, $48MM arrangement with Nikola Vucevic stands out among them as the best deal from the perspective of the team, according to a plurality of Hoops Rumors readers. Not surprisingly, the Jazz’s four-year, $42MM extension with Alec Burks picked […]

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Western Notes: Durant, Rockets, Thompson

By Chuck Myron The message in HBO’s “Kevin Durant: The Offseason” documentary shows the Roc Nation Sports agency’s heavy hand in Durant’s affairs and paints the reigning MVP as a player who’s eager to win, even if it means leaving the Thunder in 2016, as Ben Golliver of SI.com opines. Even though Durant says as […]

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Northwest Notes: Thunder, Jackson, Jazz, Ingles

By Chuck Myron The league has proposed setting the 2016/17 salary cap between $78MM and $82MM in discussions with the union about phasing in the increases that the league’s new TV revenue will bring about, Grantland’s Zach Lowe reports. Those figures would still be quite a leap from next season’s projected $66.5MM cap, and they’d […]

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