A new NBA season is almost here, and it's shaping up to be as wide open as ever. Here's everything you need to know before Tuesday's tipoff.
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Kevin Pelton projects a major shake-up in the NBA's power structure and he joins Brian Windhorst and Tim Bontemps one day before the tip of the 2019-20 season to discuss his analytics-based conclusions. In the East, Pelton explains his concerns for the Celtics and the guys also dig into how far the Pacers can go (15:19). In the West, the crew lays out expectations for the Clippers (33:05) and Lakers (36:55) after addressing their postseason concerns for the Rockets (28:38).
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Deandre Ayton and Buddy Hield are helping raise money and supplies for their native Bahamas after the nation was devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggest that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects.
Former Pelicans forward Cheick Diallo has agreed to a two-year deal with the Suns, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Chris Paul/Russell Westbrook trade, tensions within the Rockets locker room, why James Harden's voice is so important in personnel decisions, coaching the season without an extension, how he's had to compromise his offensive system to fit Harden's talents, working for a new, hands-on owner and a lingering regret of how he coached the Suns/Spurs battles a decade ago.
Kelly Oubre Jr., a restricted free agent, has agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal to remain with the Phoenix Suns, agent Nima Namakian of BDA Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Suns have waived forward Kyle Korver, the team announced Monday, clearing the way for the veteran sharpshooter to become a free agent.
The Grizzlies have acquired Josh Jackson in a trade with the Suns, sending Kyle Korver to Phoenix in the four-player deal. The Suns plan to waive Korver and allow him to become a free agent, sources told ESPN.
Frank Kaminsky is expected to compete for minutes in the Suns' frontcourt next season.
The Suns have agreed to a three-year, $51 million contract with point guard Ricky Rubio, sources confirmed to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears.
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony about the NBA draft and free agency.
The Celtics have agreed to send center Aron Baynes and the No. 24 pick to the Suns, sources told ESPN, a move that will put their salary cap space at $25.8 million.
Aron Baynes is believed to be on the move, after the Boston Celtics included the Boomers big man in a draft day trade with the Phoenix Suns.