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Hot NBA News Stories: The Sixers are signing Ben Simmons to a huge contract extension... Jimmer Fredette signs in Athens, Greece... Lonzo Ball wasn't surprised to be traded by the Lakers this summer... Tyson Chandler to Rockets... Thunder will trade Russell Westbrook to Rockets for Chris Paul... NBA free agency has begun and most of the big free agents have agreed to deals... Marcus Morris to Knicks instead of Spurs... Avery Bradley to Lakers / Updated July 15, 2019

NBA News

Jordan Bell gone from Warriors, signs with Timberwolves
Spurs sign Trey Lyles, not Marcus Morris
Harrison Barnes re-signs with Sacramento Kings
Timberwolves hire Bryan Gates as assistant coach
NBA free agency results so far
NBA free agents team-by-team list
NBA Draft is a wrap. Read the results.
Report: Celtics to sign Kemba Walker
Sacramento Kings extend qualifying offer to Willie Cauley-Stein
Grizzlies reportedly trade Mike Conley to Jazz
USA Basketball: 2019 Team USA camp roster announced
Salt Lake City Summer League info for 2019
NBA Playoffs Home page

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NBA Free Agency
The 2019 NBA free agency negotiation period began June 30. That's when NBA free agents started agreeing to new deals. Also see our Best NBA Free Agents page.

NBA Summer Leagues
There are three NBA Summer Leagues in 2019. The Salt Lake City Summer League and California Classic ran July 1-3. And then the big main league, Las Vegas NBA Summer League, involving all 30 NBA teams, runs from July 5-15.

FIBA World Cup
The 2019 FIBA World Cup basketball tournament will take place in China, with 32 national basketball teams from around the world competing from August 31 through September 15. We posted a quick bit of initial info, with full coverage coming soon.

NBA Power Rankings
The most important thing in NBA basketball is winning. Win-loss record is the biggest measuring stick. That's where NBA standings obviously come in. But what about teams with similar records, injuries, or squads whose records don't appear to match up with the talent they have on paper? Those are judgement calls. And the standard NBA basketball website measure of such subjective calls are NBA power rankings.




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NBA Free Agency
The 2019 NBA free agency negotiation period began June 30, and with blazing speed NBA free agents quickly agreed to deals. Some of the biggest news has been Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to the Clippers, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant to the Nets, D'Angelo Russell to the Warriors, Kemba Walker to the Celtics, Jimmy Butler to the Heat, and Al Horford to the Sixers. Hit those links as well as our Best NBA Free Agents page.

NBA Summer Leagues
There are three NBA Summer Leagues in 2019. The Salt Lake City Summer League (run by the Jazz) and California Classic (run by the Kings) both ran from July 1-3. The big main league, Las Vegas NBA Summer League, involving all 30 NBA teams, runs from July 5-15.

NBA Draft
The Pelicans won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery (Grizzlies got No. 2, Knicks No. 3). Thus setting the NBA draft order. On June 11, the NBA Draft early entry list was finalized. The 2019 NBA Draft took place on June 20 and the first few picks went as expected: the Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson No. 1 overall, the Grizzlies took Ja Morant at No. 2, and the Knicks took R.J. Barrett at No. 3.

NBA Rumors
NBA franchise-changing signings, trades and other big contract decisions take place throughout the month of July (with a handful of moves perhaps spilling into August.) You should read our NBA rumors page every day of the year, but especially right now and all offseason long.

NBA Playoffs
The Raptors won the 2019 NBA championship Thursday, beating an injury-riddled Warriors team in six games... Hit our NBA Playoffs home page. for complete postseason results.

NBA Daily
What matters most in the NBA? Playing basketball games. And the results of those games. For a daily roundup all on one page, hit our NBA daily game recaps page.



NBA Videos
To truly understand NBA basketball, you need to watch the games. But checking out top plays and highlights is always fun. For the most awe-inspiring dunks, passes, shot-blocks and more, hit our NBA video clips page.

NBA Stats
The InsideHoops.com NBA stats section focuses on the essentials. A key page is the NBA player stat leaders page. But clicking more around that section will tell you what each team is good and not so good at, how the rookies are playing, and much more. And before it needs a home, also in that section is the NBA attendance data info page.