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SB Nation
Ranking the top 117 NBA free agents of 2016with Dallas. Smart teams will be skeptical he can improve upon that or even kee
Ranking the top 117 NBA free agents of 2016
SB Nation / Posted 9 hours ago
with Dallas. Smart teams will be skeptical he can improve upon that or even keep it up at anything but a bargain price.45. Al Jefferson Not the most glorious twilight for Jefferson, but he’s a high-character veteran and could extend his career out... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Melo Comments on Recruiting Kevin Durant to Join Knickslong-term Knicks will be difficult, though. Even if New York signs Durant and a
Melo Comments on Recruiting Kevin Durant to Join Knicks
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
long-term Knicks will be difficult, though. Even if New York signs Durant and a free-agent center such as Hassan Whiteside, Al Jefferson or Dwight Howard, the team will still be at best the second favorite to win the Eastern Conference behind the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Hornets PG Jeremy Lin's FutureLin showed this past season that he can be a quality piece on a winning team.
Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Hornets PG Jeremy Lin's Future
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Lin showed this past season that he can be a quality piece on a winning team. Keeping Lin could be a challenge with Al Jefferson, Nicolas Batum, Marvin Williams and Lee all set to hit free agency, but losing a player with his offensive... Read more
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CBS Sports
11 teams that can benefit most from signing Jeremy Lin in free agencytry to re-sign Lin, but they're in a bit of a tough cap situation. They have a
11 teams that can benefit most from signing Jeremy Lin in free agency
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
try to re-sign Lin, but they're in a bit of a tough cap situation. They have a handful of important free agents to keep. Al Jefferson, Nicolas Batum, Marvin Williams (early Bird rights), Courtney Lee and Lin are all free agents. That could be... Read more
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CBS Sports
10 teams that can benefit most from signing Jeremy Lin in free agencytry to re-sign Lin, but they're in a bit of a tough cap situation. They have a
10 teams that can benefit most from signing Jeremy Lin in free agency
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
try to re-sign Lin, but they're in a bit of a tough cap situation. They have a handful of important free agents to keep. Al Jefferson, Nicolas Batum, Marvin Williams (early Bird rights), Courtney Lee and Lin are all free agents. That could be... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets prepare for free agency, summer of the great unknownabout to hit the free-agent market. Four starters at the end of last season – N
Charlotte Hornets prepare for free agency, summer of the great unknown
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
about to hit the free-agent market. Four starters at the end of last season – Nic Batum, Marvin Williams, Courtney Lee and Al Jefferson – will be unrestricted free agents. In addition, the Hornets’ sixth man last season, versatile guard Jeremy Lin,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Nicolas Batum: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent Forwardagent this summer. Continue for updates. Batum Getting Attention After Career
Nicolas Batum: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent Forward
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
agent this summer. Continue for updates. Batum Getting Attention After Career YearFriday, June 24 Drafted No. 25 overall out of France in 2008, Batum developed into a solid secondary scoring option with the Portland Trail Blazers, averaging... Read more
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The Manila Times
Whiteside a priority for Mavs in free agencyand Whiteside would consume most of that space. Other free agent centers inclu
Whiteside a priority for Mavs in free agency
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
and Whiteside would consume most of that space. Other free agent centers include Al Horford, Joakim Noah, Dwight Howard, Al Jefferson, Pau Gasol, Timofey Mozgov, Zaza Pachulia (Dallas’ incumbent center), Marreese Speights, Ian Mahinmi, Roy... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NBA: Lin declines Hornets deal, opts for free agencybefore joining the Hornets last year. The Hornets have several players who bec
NBA: Lin declines Hornets deal, opts for free agency
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
before joining the Hornets last year. The Hornets have several players who become free agents July 1 including center Al Jefferson and forwards Nicolas Batum of France, Marvin Williams and Tyler Hansbrough. Disclaimer: Comments do not... Read more
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CBS Sports
Kings trade Marco Belinelli to Hornets for No. 22 pickowed $13 million for the next two years. Charlotte is in danger of losing numer
Kings trade Marco Belinelli to Hornets for No. 22 pick
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
owed $13 million for the next two years. Charlotte is in danger of losing numerous free agents this summer: Nicolas Batum, Al Jefferson, Marvin Williams, Jeremy Lin and Courtney Lee are all on the market. Sacramento did well to get a first-round... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NBA: Lin declines Hornets deal, opts for free agencycampaign with the Los Angeles Lakers before joining the Hornets last year. The
NBA: Lin declines Hornets deal, opts for free agency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
campaign with the Los Angeles Lakers before joining the Hornets last year. The Hornets have several players who become free agents Jul 1 including center Al Jefferson and forwards Nicolas Batum of France, Marvin Williams and Tyler... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Lin declines Hornets NBA deal, opts for free agencycampaign with the Los Angeles Lakers before joining the Hornets last year. The
Lin declines Hornets NBA deal, opts for free agency
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
campaign with the Los Angeles Lakers before joining the Hornets last year. The Hornets have several players who become free agents July 1 including center Al Jefferson and forwards Nicolas Batum of France, Marvin Williams and Tyler H... Read more
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Boston Globe
We don't know what the Celtics will do on draft night, but we know what they shouldn't dobe anything more than a high-end Jared Sullinger. I think the Celtics can do be
We don't know what the Celtics will do on draft night, but we know what they shouldn't do
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
be anything more than a high-end Jared Sullinger. I think the Celtics can do better here, unless they think Okafor has an Al Jefferson-like appeal as a key chip in an even bigger trade. Don’t draft Buddy Hield: Everyone loves Buddy, and for good... Read more
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SB Nation
NBA Draft rumors 2016: Thaddeus Young is reportedly available for a 1st-round picktask, since many of those players will become free agents. Nicolas Batum, Jerem
NBA Draft rumors 2016: Thaddeus Young is reportedly available for a 1st-round pick
SB Nation / Posted 5 days ago
task, since many of those players will become free agents. Nicolas Batum, Jeremy Lin, Marvin Williams, Courtney Lee and Al Jefferson all need to be re-signed and will all likely command a big raise. The problem for Charlotte is that it has over... Read more
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New York Post
5 most pressing issues facing Knicks after Derrick Rose dealBiyombo increased his free-agent stock immensely in the playoffs, while shot-bl
5 most pressing issues facing Knicks after Derrick Rose deal
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
Biyombo increased his free-agent stock immensely in the playoffs, while shot-blocking Hassan Whiteside and low-post scorer Al Jefferson are intriguing.2. Merry Melo Anthony certainly wanted the Knicks to chase Rajon Rondo, but this could be better... Read more
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Boston Herald
Can Danny Ainge convert picks into progress?played for six NBA teams in seven years before heading overseas. 2004: The ass
Can Danny Ainge convert picks into progress?
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
played for six NBA teams in seven years before heading overseas. 2004: The assets draft. Three of the four players taken (Al Jefferson, Tony Allen, Delonte West) have had impactful NBA careers. Two were included in deals that brought in better... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Hornets weigh draft, free agencyjoined the Hornets midway through the season, Jeremy Lin, Troy Daniels and Jorg
Hornets weigh draft, free agency
The Charlotte Post / Posted 6 days ago
joined the Hornets midway through the season, Jeremy Lin, Troy Daniels and Jorge Gutierrez, are free agents. So are center Al Jefferson and forwards Marvin Williams and Tyler Hansbrough. “I say it’s going to be tricky just because you have to have... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 NBA Draft: Breaking down the needs for all 30 teamsathleticism Charlotte has major holes in its roster thanks to free agency (Jer
2016 NBA Draft: Breaking down the needs for all 30 teams
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
athleticism Charlotte has major holes in its roster thanks to free agency (Jeremy Lin, Marvin Williams, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson), but spot No. 22 isn't the place to address those. Realistically, the Hornets will probably take the safest... Read more
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Sports Grid
NBA Rumors | Free Agency | Kevin Love Tradechapter. What’s more, Charlotte would be crazy not to take such a deal, as the
NBA Rumors | Free Agency | Kevin Love Trade
Sports Grid / Posted 7 days ago
chapter. What’s more, Charlotte would be crazy not to take such a deal, as their current power forward — free agent to be Al Jefferson — has seen his numbers steadily decline since signing a three-year, $40 million deal in 2013. The franchise that... Read more
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The Star
Charlotte Hornets have significant offseason uncertainty as they prepare for No. 22 selectioninterested) they are in re-signing offseason free agents Nicolas Batum, Troy Da
Charlotte Hornets have significant offseason uncertainty as they prepare for No. 22 selection
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
interested) they are in re-signing offseason free agents Nicolas Batum, Troy Daniels, Jorge Gutierrez, Tyler Hansbrough, Al Jefferson, Courtney Lee, Jeremy Lin and Marvin Williams.Batum, Jefferson, Lee and Williams were starters in the... Read more
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The Star
Charlotte Hornets have significant offseason uncertainty as they prepare for No. 22 selectioninterested) they are in re-signing offseason free agents Nicolas Batum, Troy Da
Charlotte Hornets have significant offseason uncertainty as they prepare for No. 22 selection
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
interested) they are in re-signing offseason free agents Nicolas Batum, Troy Daniels, Jorge Gutierrez, Tyler Hansbrough, Al Jefferson, Courtney Lee, Jeremy Lin and Marvin Williams.Batum, Jefferson, Lee and Williams were starters in the... Read more
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CBS Sports
Best centers in the 2016 NBA Draft: Jakob Poeltl tops final rankingCharlotte (No. 22): All three have been mentioned as needing big men. He'd give
Best centers in the 2016 NBA Draft: Jakob Poeltl tops final ranking
CBS Sports / Posted 10 days ago
Charlotte (No. 22): All three have been mentioned as needing big men. He'd give Charlotte something a bit different with Al Jefferson potentially departing. Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers (No. 25 and No. 32): He'd give the Clippers something a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
How Every NBA Team Should Sum Up 2015-16 Season on Twitteroffensive and defensive efficiency while flirting with 50 victories. Too bad th
How Every NBA Team Should Sum Up 2015-16 Season on Twitter
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
offensive and defensive efficiency while flirting with 50 victories. Too bad the honeymoon is already over. Nicolas Batum, Al Jefferson, Courtney Lee, Jeremy Lin and Marvin Williams are all free agents. There is no way the Hornets can afford to... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Version IV: The Vertical's 2016 NBA mock draftto stretch the floor. 22. Charlotte Hornets Ivica Zubac | C | Mega Leks, Adria
Version IV: The Vertical's 2016 NBA mock draft
Yahoo Sports / Posted 10 days ago
to stretch the floor. 22. Charlotte Hornets Ivica Zubac | C | Mega Leks, Adriatic League 19 | 7-1, 265 Insider info: Al Jefferson is an unrestricted free agent and is on the downside of his career after an injury-plagued season. Zubac is cut... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Hornets GM Rich Cho: Team could trade up, trade down or trade out of NBA draftplayers who were in the Hornets’ rotation become unrestricted free agents – Mar
Hornets GM Rich Cho: Team could trade up, trade down or trade out of NBA draft
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
players who were in the Hornets’ rotation become unrestricted free agents – Marvin Williams, Jeremy Lin, Courtney Lee and Al Jefferson. Cho declined to rank those players in terms of priority. The Greensboro Swarm will be one of three new... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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11 News Houston
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draftCho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents
Having 8 free agent complicates Hornets decisions in draft
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
Cho said. Four Hornets starters from last season are set to become free agents in July — Nicolas Batum, Courtney Lee, Al Jefferson and Marvin Williams. Top reserve Jeremy Lin will also hit the free agent market after opting out of his... Read more
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SportingNews
Hornets can't afford to mess up what they have or bury their financial futureCourtney Lee (unrestricted), Jeremy Lin (opted out of $2.2 million contract), M
Hornets can't afford to mess up what they have or bury their financial future
SportingNews / Posted 12 days ago
Courtney Lee (unrestricted), Jeremy Lin (opted out of $2.2 million contract), Marvin Williams (unrestricted), Al Jefferson (unrestricted), Troy Daniels (restricted), Tyler Hansbrough (unrestricted), Aaron Harrison (non-guaranteed) and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Will Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose?young big men. Chicago native Jahlil Okafor is an intriguing name to hit the t
Will Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose?
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
young big men. Chicago native Jahlil Okafor is an intriguing name to hit the trade rumor market. He's sort of like a young Al Jefferson with good post scoring skills. Defense and everything else is in question. Nerlens Noel, who can fill the stat... Read more
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CBS Sports
Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague headline nine potential summer trade targetshorrendous. You either need a system like the Charlotte Hornets have under Stev
Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague headline nine potential summer trade targets
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
horrendous. You either need a system like the Charlotte Hornets have under Steve Clifford where you can make someone like Al Jefferson work as the defensive anchor, or just hope your offense is so good that it doesn't matter how many points at the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Savvy NBA Offseason Trade Ideas That Would Quietly Rock NBA in 2016-17of being left with $39 million in cap space if a mass exodus of their free agen
Savvy NBA Offseason Trade Ideas That Would Quietly Rock NBA in 2016-17
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
of being left with $39 million in cap space if a mass exodus of their free agents occurs." Renouncing the rights to Al Jefferson (easy) and Marvin Williams (tougher) gives Charlotte enough flexibility to pull the trigger here while retaining... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Spurs draft profile: Diamond Stonelevel. Stone is more of a classic low-post scorer, with a build and frame that
Spurs draft profile: Diamond Stone
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
level. Stone is more of a classic low-post scorer, with a build and frame that reminds of bruising bigs like Randolph and Al Jefferson. Good luck throwing him into pick-and-roll coverage against Stephen Curry of Russell Westbrook. Stone is far... Read more
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FOX News
Jeremy Lin declines player option, becomes unrestricted free agentand the exploding salaries on the free-agent market, particularly in a shallow
Jeremy Lin declines player option, becomes unrestricted free agent
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
and the exploding salaries on the free-agent market, particularly in a shallow class of available point guards. The Hornets now officially have five rotation players hitting free agency: Lin, Marvin Williams, Al Jefferson, Courtney Lee and Nic Bat... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Zeller named to USA Select Teamcompetitions. The first USA Select Team was fielded in 2007 and featured up an
Zeller named to USA Select Team
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
competitions. The first USA Select Team was fielded in 2007 and featured up and coming players like Andre Iguodala, Al Jefferson, David Lee and J.J. Redick. USA Basketball assembled another Select squad in 2008 that featured future NBA... Read more
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CBS Sports
NBA Mock Draft: Cal's Jaylen Brown surges into top 4, would be great fit for Sunsand moved P.J. Hairston earlier in the year. Johnson would help shore up a fron
NBA Mock Draft: Cal's Jaylen Brown surges into top 4, would be great fit for Suns
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
and moved P.J. Hairston earlier in the year. Johnson would help shore up a front court that will likely lose Williams and Al Jefferson to free agency. He was one of the most productive players in college basketball as well, something Jordan has... Read more
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CBS Sports
NBA Mock Draft: Cal's Jaylen Brown surges up to No. 4 pick by Sunsand moved P.J. Hairston earlier in the year. Johnson would help shore up a fron
NBA Mock Draft: Cal's Jaylen Brown surges up to No. 4 pick by Suns
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
and moved P.J. Hairston earlier in the year. Johnson would help shore up a front court that will likely lose Williams and Al Jefferson to free agency. He was one of the most productive players in college basketball as well, something Jordan has... Read more

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