NBA OFF SEASON NEWS

Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving could be free agents heading into the 2019-20 season. ESPN

This summer, we saw LeBron James leave for the LakersKawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan trade places, and DeMarcus Cousins join the champion Warriors.

Next summer? We could see even more NBA stars on the move.

Kevin DurantKyrie IrvingKlay ThompsonJimmy Butler and Leonard headline a star-studded 2019 free-agent class that can hit the market when more teams will have cap space.

Where could they land next summer?

We asked our ESPN Forecast panel to predict where the top five free agents will start the 2019-20 season.

Here are the results… Continue reading by ESPN

demar derozan, Spurs, Raptors

In a culture where perfect becomes the enemy of the very good, DeMar DeRozan’s struggle is an interesting contrast. DeRozan has pushed tirelessly against his ceiling only to continuously be surpassed by an elite few. Still, he fights. It’s an entirely relatable battle that makes him perfect for the San Antonio Spurs.

Steph Curry’s relatively slight frame gives the illusion of an everyman vantage point into the league. LeBron James’ social media brilliance gives an air of accessibility. It can be argued, no one is more relatable than DeRozan.

There’s a vulnerable, human element he shows on and off the court. He is a star who wears his struggles on his sleeve, making waves last season when he opened up about his battles with depression to The Star… Continue reading by 

Steve Ballmer remains committed to moving the Los Angeles Clippers to Inglewood. The Clippers are attempting to build an arena near the future stadium of the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.

Ballmer’s ties to Seattle will follow the Clippers for as long as the NBA holds off on expansion to bring back the Sonics. Ballmer does spend a considerable amount of time in Los Angeles while his wife remains in the Pacific Northwest.

“I love L.A. I also love my wife, by the way, but I love L.A. and I don’t want there to be any mistake about it. We want to be part of the fabric of this community,” said Ballmer.

“We’re moving to Inglewood come hell or high water,” he said. “We gotta have a house. So we’re working on a plan to get our own house. We want to get our own house. It turns out the way this works in L.A., which is much beloved to me, that if you start now you might be done in six years.” By RealGM.com

NBA free-agency news is coming in fast. Stay up to date with the latest deals and rumblings. Click here to read more. By ESPN

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