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June 20th, 2010

State of the Cap: Cleveland Cavaliers

Sun, 06/20/2010 - 11:35am

2010/11 Cleveland Cavaliers Payroll: $69.1 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $13.0 million over cap

June 19th

State of the Cap: Los Angeles Lakers

Sat, 06/19/2010 - 3:25pm

By Mike Misek

2010/11 Los Angeles Lakers Payroll: $83.9 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $27.8 million over cap

Ron ArtestRon ArtestDerek Fisher- Unrestricted Free Agent
D.J. Mbenga- Unrestricted Free Agent
Josh Powell- Unrestricted Free Agent
Shannon Brown- Player Option for $2.3 million
Adam Morrison- Qualifying Offer for $6.9 million

June 18th

2010 NBA Draft Workout Master List

Sat, 06/19/2010 - 8:54am

By Jamie Yeckering

Workouts by Team/Date

Paul George Interview

Sat, 06/19/2010 - 5:50am

Paul George’s basketball career has been on a meteoric rise since he started playing organized basketball. Gifted with long arms, incredible jumping ability, and a natural gift for putting the ball in the basket, George is excited to show his skills off to a national audience soon. We caught up with him shortly after a workout in Toronto and talked about the entire pre draft process.

Paul GeorgePaul GeorgeQ: So you just got back from Toronto today?

A: Yeah

June 17th

Eavesdropping on Draft History

Fri, 06/18/2010 - 8:56am recently was able to get a hold of a few transcripts of conversations made by NBA General Managers before they made some fateful draft choices.

Summer 2003 – Detroit

Joe Dumars is sitting in his office and watching game tape from the 1989 Finals.

Darko MilicicDarko Milicic*Phone rings*

Joe Dumars: Hello?

Isiah Thomas: Joe! How’s it going? It’s Zeke.

State of the Cap: Orlando Magic

Fri, 06/18/2010 - 6:36am

2010/11 Orlando Magic Payroll: $79.6 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $23.5 million over cap

Jamaican Sensation | Jerome Jordan Interview

Fri, 06/18/2010 - 5:05am

By Eric Yearian

Jerome Jordan, a native of Jamaica, picked up the game of basketball at a late age. Attending Tulsa, where he has played for four years, he has grown by leaps and bounds. Known primarily as a defensive player capable of blocking or altering virtually any shot, the “Jamaican Sensation” has focused on preparing himself for the NBA game the past few years.

2010 NBA Draft: Centers

Thu, 06/17/2010 - 2:41pm

It took about five years for Kendrick Perkins to make his impact for the Boston Celtics.

The Texan was the typical prep-to-pro center, not at all ready physically or mentally for the rigors of the NBA when he entered the league at 18 years old. Slowly, he developed into one of the toughest players in the league, a physical force who nullifies the best post players in the league on a regular basis.

June 16th

State of the Cap: Detroit Pistons

Thu, 06/17/2010 - 3:49am

2010/11 Detroit Pistons Payroll: $51.4 million
2010/11 NBA Salary Cap: $56.1 million
Roughly: $4.7 million under cap

June 15th

2010 NBA Draft: Year of the Forward

Wed, 06/16/2010 - 3:09am

By Tyler Ingle