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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio (9) tries to drive past Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston. The Timberwolves have reached an agreement to Rubio to the Utah Jazz to clear salary cap space for a big run in free agency. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the two sides agreed to the move on Friday, June 30, 2017, hours before free agency opened. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 30, 2017 - 7:40 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves reached an agreement with Utah on Friday to send point guard Ricky Rubio to the Jazz to clear salary cap space for a big run in free agency. The Jazz sent a protected future first-round pick from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Timberwolves in exchange...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio (9) tries to drive past Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston. The Timberwolves have reached an agreement to Rubio to the Utah Jazz to clear salary cap space for a big run in free agency. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the two sides agreed to the move on Friday, June 30, 2017, hours before free agency opened. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 30, 2017 - 7:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves reached an agreement with Utah on Friday to send point guard Ricky Rubio to the Jazz to clear salary cap space for a big run in free agency. The Jazz sent a protected future first-round pick from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Timberwolves in exchange...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, Utah Jazz guard George Hill, right, drives past Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during Game 7 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Los Angeles. Hill gave the Jazz their best point guard production since Deron Williams was traded in 2011. Hill, however, is a free agent. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
June 30, 2017 - 2:42 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Teams are lining up to offer Gordon Hayward a max contract when free agency begins Saturday morning. How the Utah Jazz address their point guard situation could affect the All-Star's decision as much as anything else. The Jazz can offer Hayward more cash than anyone else, but...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2017, file photo, Edmonton Oilers left wing Milan Lucic celebrates a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta. When the puck drops on NHL free agency Saturday, some teams will hit and some will miss. It happens every summer. The Oilers signed Lucic to a seven-season, $42 million contract a year ago and he panned out, helping the franchise reach the playoffs for the first time since 2006. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
June 30, 2017 - 2:41 am
When the puck drops for NHL free agency Saturday, some teams will pay whatever it takes to land the top free agents available. Some will hit. Some will miss. It happens every summer. The Edmonton Oilers signed Milan Lucic to a seven-season, $42 million contract a year ago and he panned out, helping...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson answers questions during a news conference at the team's training facility in Greenburgh, N.Y. The Knicks and Jackson parted ways Wednesday morning, June 28, 2017, ending a three-year tenure that saw plenty of tumult and not a single playoff appearance. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
June 28, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis. Turns out, Jackson is the one leaving. Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history, with the team saying in a statement Wednesday...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson answers questions during a news conference at the team's training facility in Greenburgh, N.Y. The Knicks and Jackson parted ways Wednesday morning, June 28, 2017, ending a three-year tenure that saw plenty of tumult and not a single playoff appearance. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
June 28, 2017 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis. Turns out, Jackson is the one leaving. Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history, with the team saying in a statement Wednesday...
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Chicago Bulls seventh overall draft pick Lauri Markkanen, left, Kris Dunn, center, and Zach Levine, pose for a photo at the NBA basketball team's training facility, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Chicago. Dunn and Levine was acquired by the Bulls from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Jimmy Butler and this year's No. 16th overall pick, Justin Patton. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
June 27, 2017 - 4:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls set a clear direction by trading All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves on draft night last week. As for whether they got enough in return? Vice president of basketball operations John Paxson will let others debate that. The Bulls had plenty of people...
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FILE- This May 15, 2017 file photo shows Ottawa Senators' Marc Methot (3) watching from the bench during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. The Dallas Stars have acquired Methot in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights. The teams announced the deal Monday, June 26, 2017 less than a week since the Golden Knights took Methot in the expansion draft from the Ottawa Senators. (AP Photo/Gene J.Puskar)
June 26, 2017 - 9:51 pm
Marc Methot could go from playing with Erik Karlsson to pairing up with another young Swedish defenseman after a trade to the Dallas Stars. Dallas acquired the 32-year-old Methot from the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday for goaltending prospect Dylan Ferguson and a 2020 second-round pick. The teams...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2016, file photo, Miami Marlins' Adeiny Hechavarria looks toward the dugout during the end of the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Miami. The Miami Marlins have traded shortstop Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers. The Marlins got right-handed pitcher Ethan Clark and outfielder Braxton Lee in the deal Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
June 26, 2017 - 8:27 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are in the thick of the AL East race and hoping Adeiny Hechavarria can help them stay there. Tampa Bay acquired the veteran shortstop from the Miami Marlins more than a month before the trade deadline Monday, saying he's a "Gold Glove-caliber" defender...
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Representatives from NHL hockey teams begin their work during the second round of the NHL hockey draft, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 24, 2017 - 1:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after Jaret Anderson-Dolan was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, he hugged his mothers Fran and Nancy. They cried a few tears as Anderson-Dolan made his way to the floor of the United Center for handshakes and congratulations from his new team. It was a slight variation on a...
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