Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

Chris Paul tops Newsday's NBA free agent rankings

CHRIS PAULLos Angeles Clippers, guard19.2 points per game,

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The Nets haven't yet played a game in Brooklyn. Anthony Davis hasn't made his debut. Dwight Howard hasn't fist-bumped Jack Nicholson.

But that didn't stop us from taking a first look at the class of 2013 NBA free agents.

Next year's summer signing period figures to include some of the league's best players, a class so deep that the Bobcats' top scorer from last season is ranked 55th.

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Not-so improved Ryan Anderson named Most Improved Player

Orlando Magic's Ryan Anderson (33) walks on the

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What do identical numbers per 36 minutes, but with a more prominent spot in a team's rotation, get you?

Most Improved Player, of course.

Not to say Ryan Anderson, who was named Most Improved Player today, didn't have a solid season. A year after  serving as a three-point specialist off the bench for the Magic, Anderson was elevated to one of Orlando's featured scorers. He didn't...

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