An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett
Cross Randy Foye off your "best available free agent" lists.
According to Ric Bucher of ESPN.com, Foye, formerly of the Los Angeles Clippers, signed a one-year deal with the Utah Jazz. Jerry Zgoda, the Timberwolves' reporter for the Star-Tribune, reported the deal is worth $2.5 million.
Foye will replace C.J. Miles, an unrestricted free agent who appears unlikely to return...Read more »
The pickins are growing slimmer for NBA teams in search of free agent help this offseason. O.J. Mayo and Antawn Jamison both appear to be headed to new teams, meaning the market may begin to look more friendly for players such as Matt Barnes, Jodie Meeks and Carlos Delfino.
Here's a roundup of the latest NBA moves, followed by a ranking of the top 10 free agents still available:
Mayo...Read more »
At the start of the offseason, Newsday compiled a list of the 65 best free agents available this summer. Less than 36 hours after the moratorium on officially signing players to contracts was lifted, 46 of those players have either officially signed deals, or reportedly agreed to terms on new contracts.
Here are the 10 best who have yet to sign, with the latest rumors involving each player:
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The Jazz picked up a monstrous win by taking down the Mavericks, 123-121, in three overtimes last night.
If it weren't for Paul Millsap, the game would've been much shorter, and Utah's playoff chances would be on life support.
With less than three seconds to go, Millsap grabbed an offensive rebound off a Gordon Hayward miss and threw down a dunk, tying the game at 89, and...Read more »
The NBA was kind enough to compile 16 of the league's best bloopers from the first half of the season.
(Why they went with half, I'm not sure, considering teams have less than 20 games left on their schedules.)
Some of the lowlights: An awful airball from the free throw line by Dwight Howard, an own-goal by Andrew Bynum, and both Randy Foye and Devin Harris ruining courtside fans' nights.
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