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The big winners and losers in the NBA's new schedule proposal

Our NBA experts discuss their first impressions of the proposal to start the season before Christmas Day.

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Perkins all-in for Christmas Day games

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NBA DRAFT

The case for Onyeka Okongwu as the NBA draft's best big man

James Wiseman might be the more intriguing talent, but Onyeka Okongwu could emerge as the better center from this NBA draft.

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NBA draft sleepers who could surprise at the next level

These four prospects filled a role in college, but their games are likely better suited for the NBA.

NBA FREE AGENCY

No. 1 to No. 25: The best NBA free agents available

Who are the top players available this offseason? Kevin Pelton ranks the best by statistical projections.

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Get to know 2020's biggest NBA free agents

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FREE AGENCY NEWS

2020 NBA free agency and trades: Latest buzz, news and reports

NBA trade season and free agency are nearly upon us. Keep it here for the latest news and updates all offseason long.

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The people with all the power in NBA free agency

Here's who will be making the biggest decisions in the NBA transaction game.

STAN VAN GUNDY TO COACH PELS

Is Stan Van Gundy the right coach for Zion Williamson and the Pelicans?

Van Gundy was unsuccessful in Detroit. Can he lead Zion and the Pelicans to the playoffs?

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Next moves for Pelicans: Decisions on Ingram, Ball and Holiday

Here's how the Pelicans and Stan Van Gundy can build a contender around Zion Williamson.

NBA OFFSEASON

NBA free agency and trade debate: How the Pelicans help Zion and bold predictions

What New Orleans will do and where Chris Paul, Fred VanVleet play next season are some of the storylines.

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