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Who are the league’s best teams now?

[ad_1] In our post-Finals Power Rankings, we asked whether offseason chaos was on the horizon.Welp.Free agency saw Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving team up in Brooklyn, D'Angelo Russell join the Splash Brothers, Jimmy Butler take his talents to South Beach and Tobias Harris and Kristaps Porzingis sign max deals with Philly and Dallas, respectively. And that was just the first 24 hours!The league has changed seemingly overnight, and we're here
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Who are the league’s best teams now?

[ad_1] In our post-Finals Power Rankings, we asked whether offseason chaos was on the horizon.Welp.Free agency saw Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving team up in Brooklyn, D'Angelo Russell join the Splash Brothers, Jimmy Butler take his talents to South Beach and Tobias Harris and Kristaps Porzingis sign max deals with Philly and Dallas, respectively. And that was just the first 24 hours!The league has changed seemingly overnight, and we're here
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Celts’ Waters nets 16 just days after dad’s death

[ad_1] Wearing sneakers adorned with the message "Team Waters!" and "Waters Way!" Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters scored 16 points and had three assists in a summer league playoff game just days after the death of his father.Ed Waters, 49, was found dead in a West Haven, Connecticut, hotel on Thursday, according to police. The medical examiner's office on Friday ruled Waters' death a suicide.Tremont Waters wrote a message on
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Celtics’ Waters scores 16 days after dad’s death

[ad_1] Wearing sneakers with the message "Team Waters!" and "Waters Way!" written on them, Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters scored 16 points and had 3 assists in a Summer League playoff game just two days after the death of his father.49-year-old Ed Waters was found dead in a West Haven, Connecticut hotel on Thursday, according to police. The medical examiner's office on Friday ruled Waters' death a suicide.Tremont Waters wrote
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Father of Celtics pick Waters found dead

[ad_1] The father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters was found dead in a West Haven, Connecticut, hotel on Thursday, police told multiple outlets.Ed Waters, 49, was found dead by police around noon Thursday after they responded to a report of an injured or ill person.The case is being investigated as an untimely death.Waters, a point guard at LSU, was drafted in the second round (No. 51 overall) by the
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Celtics waive former 1st-round pick Yabusele

[ad_1] The Boston Celtics on Wednesday waived big man Guerschon Yabusele, a fan favorite who had averaged only 2.3 points and 1.4 rebounds over two seasons.Yabusele was one of the Celtics' three first-round draft picks in 2016, at No. 16. They had taken forward Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 pick. Yabusele, considered one of the best international prospects at the time, spent his first year in China.He was seen
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Spurs signing ex-Celtics forward Marcus Morris

[ad_1] The San Antonio Spurs are signing free-agent forward Marcus Morris, his agency, Klutch Sports, announced via Instagram.According to The Athletic, Morris will receive a two-year, $20 million contract, with the second year being a player option.Morris was an unrestricted free agent after coming off a four-year, $20 million contract that many in the NBA considered the best bargain in the league.The 29-year-old forward had spent the past two seasons
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Celtics, Theis agree on two-year, $10M deal

[ad_1] Restricted free-agent forward/center Daniel Theis has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal to stay with the Boston Celtics, CAA agents Michael Tellem and Aaron Mintz tell ESPN.Theis will compete for minutes in the frontcourt, including at backup center. Boston lost five-time All-Star Al Horford in free agency, but signed free agent center Enes Kanter to a two-year deal and will return 2018 first-round pick Robert Williams.Theis, 27, has
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Brooklyn-bound — KD, Kyrie announce Nets moves

[ad_1] Free-agent All-NBA star Kevin Durant plans to sign a four-year contract worth up to $164 million to play for the Brooklyn Nets.Durant will join free agents Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, who also plan to sign with the franchise. Players can officially sign their contracts starting Saturday.Irving will sign for four years in a deal worth up to $141 million, league sources said, while Jordan has agreed to a
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Celtics pick up Kanter on 2-year, $10M contract

[ad_1] Center Enes Kanter has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Boston Celtics, with a second-year player option, his agent, Hank Fetic, told SNY on Monday.The Celtics were in the market for big men with the departure of Al Horford to the Philadelphia 76ers.Kanter's 2018-19 season started with the Knicks, but despite solid offensive numbers, his playing time faded as New York prioritized playing and developing younger