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NBA Notebook: Griffin, Paul opt out of contracts

NBA Notebook: Griffin, Paul opt out of contracts

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June 23 Power forward Blake Griffin opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday and point guard Chris Paul will do the same sometime next week, according to multiple published reports. FULL STORY

Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls

Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls

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June 22 Butler was reportedly dealt from the Chicago Bulls for guards Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn, plus the No. 7 overall pick during Thursday's NBA draft, according to multiple outlets. ESPN reported the No. 16 overall pick FULL STORY

76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of NBA draft

76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of NBA draft

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June 22 Markelle Fultz was once cut from the varsity team in high school and now he is the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. FULL STORY

Bulls' Wade picks up $23.8M option for next season

Bulls' Wade picks up $23.8M option for next season

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June 21 The Chicago native averaged 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game in his first season with the Bulls in 2016-17. He played in 60 games and was sidelined late in the season with a fractured elbow. FULL STORY

76ers appear poised to take Fultz at No. 1

76ers appear poised to take Fultz at No. 1

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June 20 It looks like Philadelphia is prepared to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1. Paired with Simmons, the Sixers seem to have a rising backcourt for the next 10-to-12 years. FULL STORY

NBA Notebook: Lakers acquire Lopez from Nets

NBA Notebook: Lakers acquire Lopez from Nets

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June 20 The Lakers have reached an agreement to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for center Brook Lopez and the 27th selection in this year's draft, FULL STORY

Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers about George

Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers about George

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June 20 The Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers have begun discussing the possibilities of a Paul George trade, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY

Gasol, Lee to opt out of deals with Spurs

Gasol, Lee to opt out of deals with Spurs

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June 20 Pau Gasol will decline a $16.2 million contract option for next season and become a free agent, but he is expected to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs on a long-term deal, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY

Griffin out as Cavaliers GM

Griffin out as Cavaliers GM

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June 19 Now Griffin is the former general manager of the Cavaliers after the team announced Monday that his contract will not be renewed when it expires June 30. FULL STORY

NBA News: 76ers, Celtics trade top picks

NBA News: 76ers, Celtics trade top picks

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June 17 The 76ers reportedly agreed on a trade with the Boston Celtics Saturday night that involves multiple draft picks. FULL STORY