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No D-League for Kendall Williams

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Former New Mexico guard Kendall Williams opts for Italy over the NBADL.

NBA Free Agency Bonanza- PART 2 (J. Smith, M. Ellis, and Iggy)

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Josh Smith to the Pistons It’s Joe Dumars and an overpaid veteran, another Piston nightmare. But this time around, Joe may have gone all in on the right guy. A few years back, when the Pistons had loads of cap space, they spent it all on Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva, they have been in the lottery the entirety of the length of those contracts. This time however, Dumars is at least betting the house on a blue chipper, and Smith will be a veteran on a team of hungry, mostly unproven players. The strength of this Pistons squad will clearly be the front court (Smith, Andre Drummond, and Greg Monroe), and PG Brandon Knight still has yet to hit his ceiling. While the 4 year, $54M contract may look like too much per year, it solidifies one of the best big man trio in the league and almost assures the Pistons of at least an 8 seed in 2014.

NBA Free Agency: Some of the Juiciest Rumors

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Rajon Rondo to Detroit Pistons This move could be greatly beneficial to both sides. The Celtics would likely take back Brandon Knight and some draft picks, which would definitely help with their goal of landing the number one pick in next years draft.......

Jordan Farmar to Return to NBA

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Former Lakers pg Jordan Farmar trying to return to NBA

D-League And Other Fringe Players In NBA Training Camp

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Our friends at HoopsHype have put together a comprehensive list of all the "fringe" type players joining NBA teams for training camp next week. Of course, many of these aforementioned players happen to be D-League alum. Mickell Gladness will be joining the Heat for the second year in a row. Mychel Thompson will be in camp with the Knicks, his former D-League squad's (the Erie BayHawks) NBA affiliate. Even Jonny Flynn, who logged a rehab assignment in the D-League, will have to fight his way on the Pistons' roster this fall. Needless to say, the list of D-League notables goes on, as seen by taking a more in depth look at the list. With NBA teams looking to stash young talent on their training camp rosters in hopes of protecting them for each respective D-League affiliate, next week will be a great opportunity to see what kind of talent will be hitting the hardwood for minor league squads in just a matter of weeks.

Jeff Adrien & Paris Horne Among Those Headed to Bobcats' Training Camp

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Just as D.J. Kennedy is waived by an NBA squad, another St. John's alum finds his own opportunity. Paris Horne, who played alongside some D-League prospects in the Malone Mulhall Charity Game this summer, has been added to the Bobcats' training camp roster. Among others, Horne will be joined by Jeff Adrien, who averaged an impressive 18.3 points 11.4 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks per game in the D-League during the 2010-11 campaign. He spent part of last season with the Rockets.

TKB Talks Patrick Ewing Decision Not To Coach the Erie BayHawks

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My pal and TheKnicksBlog.com's Tommy Dee breaks down Patrick Ewing's decision to decline the Knicks offer to coach the Erie BayHawks alongside his guests on TKB.tv.

Blazer's Edge - For Portland Trail Blazers Fans

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Great info on the new coaching hire by the Idaho Stampede

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