Mavericks mailbag: Did Dallas do enough in the offseason? Will there be more moves?

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The Dallas Mavericks’ offseason has entered a sleepy, dormant phase as the inertia of free agency has subsided. It’s not over, but no one has any idea when it might return — not even the Dallas front office. It’s possible the team won’t make another move before training camp begins, though I’d still bet something … Read more

Hollinger: My favorite under-the-radar guys from the Las Vegas Summer League

The first weekend of the NBA Summer League brought us perhaps the most entertaining matchup of the entire event as top pick Victor Wembanyama went toe-to-toe with … Michael Devoe? Of course, it wasn’t supposed to be that way. Devoe only played that much because third-choice Scoot Henderson, who was slated to be Wembanyama’s foil … Read more

Tobias Harris? Karl-Anthony Towns? Evaluating your Pistons trade proposals

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The rare quiet period in the NBA calendar has arrived … or has it? With the combine, the draft, the initial waves of free agency and Summer League all in the rearview mirror, organizations have a chance to breathe before training camp begins in late September. But some don’t and won’t use the quiet period … Read more

Mavericks summer league highlighted by impressive rookies and stalled trade options

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LAS VEGAS — When miners ascend to the earth’s sunny surface after hour-long shifts underground, they often wear sunglasses to help adjust to the real world. Las Vegas airport should consider something similar for arriving visitors as protection from the maximalist sensory assault that this desert city, the annual host of the NBA’s summer league, … Read more

Mavericks free agency update: Why Kyrie Irving’s deal isn’t overpriced and what’s next for Dallas

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The Dallas Mavericks’ offseason may have reached a short team pattern. With Damian Lillard’s trade request hanging over the league and because offer sheets for restricted free agents can’t be presented until July 6, Dallas’ summer — certainly not yet seen as complete or satisfactory by those in the front office — could linger into … Read more

Hollinger: Suns lead as early NBA free-agency winners

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Follow live free-agency news and analysis from our entire NBA staff, and Sign up for The Bounce to get basketball content delivered straight to your inbox. How do you win in NBA free agency without money? The Phoenix Suns may have just found a way that has eerie echoes of the 2021-22 Golden State Warriors … Read more

Hollinger: In NBA free agency, cap space is not cool anymore

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Follow our live free-agency news and analysis from our entire NBA staffand sign up for The Bounce to get basketball content delivered straight to your inbox. I’m old enough to remember when cap space mattered, when the words “max room” were enough to get your team’s fans giddy over the possibility of All-NBA superstars stepping … Read more