NBA Free Agency Recap? Glorious

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We all braced for what the market would be like this July when the reports began surfacing of players asking for higher salaries this year to make up the difference for next summer and beyond.

When the clock struck midnight and the day turned to July 2, there were 25 players who agreed to brand new contracts totaling approximately 1.4 BILLION dollars. Pure insanity.

Let’s evaluate a few of these free agent signings.

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Baker’s Dozen | Best Landing Spots For 13 NBA Free Agents

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Every July a team in the NBA hopes to shift the balance of power by bringing in a big name free agent and this off-season will be no different. There may not be a long list of superstar players in this year’s class but this is the deepest free agent pool we’ve have in quite some time and with all the cap space available this July coupled with the jump expected in 2016, it’s going to make for a very intriguing off-season.

This free agency special targets a specific crop of players and list what would be the best fit for their talents and the team’s needs but also indicate who they will likely ultimately sign with.

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Six Fouls Podcast | What’s Next For The Hawks And Rockets?

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The Six Fouls crew talks about how good this season was for the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks and what changes they can make in order to take the next step.

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Wait ‘Til Next Year | Atlanta Hawks

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The Atlanta Hawks surprised everyone when they cruised to the number-one seed in the eastern conference with a 60-win season, but even though they just had the best season in franchise history, my gut tells me this is as good as it gets for this group.

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Wait ‘Til Next Year | Memphis Grizzlies

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Five straight playoff appearances, 50-plus wins in three consecutive seasons and a Western Conference Final run mixed in. The recent run in Memphis has been excellent, but if Marc Gasol goes elsewhere it’s going to get ugly fast.

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Wait ‘Til Next Year | New Orleans Pelicans

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A win over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs the last day of the regular season to cap off an eight-and-three stretch over the team’s final eleven games and a 45-win season was a pleasant surprise for this young New Orleans Pelicans team.

They reached the playoffs for the first time since the 2010-11 season when Chris Paul and David West were leading the way. The second appearance for head coach Monty Williams in his fifth season as the organization’s head coach. A first-round series loss to the Golden State Warriors was a surprise to no one.

But the true question is, with a young ascending superstar in Anthony Davis, where does the team go from here in order to continue the rise?

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