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2-2, 1st in Pacific

The Hoop Collective: Top-To-Bottom Projections In 2019-20

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).

Rubio dishes to Ayton for the slam (0:17)
McCollum banks one-legged 3 (0:26)
Rubio speechless after Spain wins gold (1:06)
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Ayton, Hield helm relief efforts for Bahamas

Deandre Ayton and Buddy Hield are helping raise money and supplies for their native Bahamas after the nation was devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

Jalen: Booker is taking out his frustration in rec ball (1:33)

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Aron Baynes says playing for Australia in the FIBA World Cup will be perfect preparation for his first season with Phoenix after being traded by Boston in the NBA offseason.

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Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players

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.


Woj Pod; Westbrook Trade, Harden, Steve Nash

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.

Lecque skies for 2-handed jam (0:23)
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Oubre Jr. agrees to $30M deal to stay with Suns

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.

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Restricted free agent Kelly Oubre Jr., has agreed to a two-year, $30M deal to stay with the Phoenix Suns, agent Nima Namakian tells ESPN.

Brazdeikis scores 30 as Knicks fall to Suns (1:30)
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Sources: Suns to waive Korver after Jackson deal

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.

Adrian Wojnarowski NBA 

The Grizzlies are trading Kyle Korver and Jevon Carter to the Suns for De'Anthony Melton, Josh Jackson, 2020 second-round pick and 2021 conditional second-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.

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Free agent Frank Kaminsky has agreed to a two-year, $10M deal with the Suns, agent @KB_Sports tells ESPN.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Phoenix will need to make a roster move to fit the projected $17M Ricky Rubio salary for 2019-20. The Suns are $2.6M over the cap when taking into account the Kelly Oubre Jr. hold and the projected new salary of Rubio.

This Just In  

Free agent Ricky Rubio has agreed to three-year, $51 million deal with the Phoenix Suns, league sources confirm to ESPN. First reported by The Athletic.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.523rd
Rebounds Per Game40.430th
Assists Per Game23.920th
Points Allowed116.83rd

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