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Understanding Harden’s Restructured Contract

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video On July 9, the Houston Rockets took advantage of one of the many quirks of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, renegotiating and extending the contract of All-Star guard James Harden.

Most Creative NBA Deals So Far

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video The initial barrage of free agency is complete. While a few stragglers remain, most of the impact free agents are off the board. LeBron James has yet to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but that's presumed to be fait accompli.

NBA Lowers 2017-18 Cap Projection to $102 Million

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video The NBA's salary cap projection for the 2017-18 season has dropped from $107 million to $102 million. In a memo distributed to all 30 teams, which was obtained by Basketball Insiders, the NBA credits a "substantial increase in projected player spending for 2016-17" that will reduce the league's projected shortfall to the players to $200 million.

Running Best/Worst Case 2016-17 NBA Cap Projections

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video The NBA set the salary cap for the 2016-17 at $94,143,000. Free agency began on July 1 - although teams can sign players as of July 7, after the league's annual moratorium.

NBA To Pay $366.7 Million to Players

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video On Saturday, the NBA set the salary cap for the 2016-17 season at a record $94,143,000 - up from last season's $70,000,0000. In a memo sent out to the 30 teams, which was obtained by Basketball Insiders, the league also set the three tiers of maximum salaries.

NBA Saturday: Post-Draft 2016-17 Cap Projections

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video The NBA Draft is complete, with the Philadelphia 76ers landing LSU forward Ben Simmons with the top overall pick. Free agency begins shortly, with negotiations starting on July 1 and signings, after the moratorium, on July 7.

Boston Celtics' Draft History (2006-2015)

basketballinsiders.com — Over the past 10 NBA Drafts (2006-2015), the Boston Celtics have made 23 selections, yielding just one All-Star in Rajon Rondo. The following table details the Celtics' track record by tiers, noting the number of All-Stars and starters selected, along with players who either never made the league or were out in five years or less: *Starter criteria determined as an average of 50 or more starts, over at least 40 percent of the player's career.

Chicago Bulls' Draft History (2006-2015)

basketballinsiders.com — Over the past 10 NBA Drafts (2006-2015), the Chicago Bulls have made 19 selections, yielding three All-Stars in Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.

A Decade of NBA Draft Ups and Downs

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video The NBA will hold its annual draft on Thursday night. The top two prospects are widely believed to be LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram, although it's yet to be determined if the Philadelphia 76ers (first overall) and Los Angeles Lakers (second) agree.

A Decade of Drafts: Which Teams Fared Best?

basketballinsiders.com — Please enable Javascript to watch this video On Thursday, another 60 prospects will be chosen in the NBA Draft. Every year, the draft can be a minefield as teams hope to find a franchise-altering player, often choosing among under-developed 18- or 19-year-olds. Even the most-heralded prospects may not live up to their "potential."
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Jul 25, 2016

@dkn17 @AlexKennedyNBA that's not legal - so no, 20 max - haven't gotten that far yet - on Miami

Jul 25, 2016

@lakeshowlights may be able to get to $13.6 mil if they stretch swaggy

Jul 25, 2016

@seenable too soon, don't believe that's signed yet - if it was, hasn't come through

Jul 25, 2016

RT @WojVerticalNBA: Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue has agreed to a five-year, $35M extension, league sources tell @TheVertical.

Jul 25, 2016

I left out the "k" on the Dallas Mavs tweet - Kyle Collinsworth's contract is not $70.00 guaranteed but $70,000 for season... @BBallInsiders


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