BUTLER TO DETROIT

The Detroit Pistons have reached an agreement with Caron Butler, according to ESPN.com ... Pistons to add DJ Augustin ... Mario Chalmers back to Heat ... Chandler Parsons to play for Mavs ... Heat to sign Luol Deng ... Paul Pierce to Washington ... Nikola Mirotic to Bulls ...

Features

 

BULLS

Who is Nikola Mirotic?

Skills development coach David Nurse is pretty confident new Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic will become the next European NBA star.

 

Ranking

The Top 50 players in Bulls history

Very few doubts with the Top 2, but who comes after Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen?

 

Contest

Win a LeBron James jersey with LockerDome and HoopsHype

Complete a few actions to get a chance to win a LeBron James jersey.

 

KNICKS

What Carmelo Anthony must do to win in New York

Eddie Johnson discusses the challenges Carmelo Anthony faces returning to play for the New York Knicks.

 

Twitter

Free agent frenzy updated to the minute

All the latest news and rumors about free agency on HoopsHype's Twitter Media page.

   
 

CAVALIERS

Why LeBron chose Cleveland

USA Today Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

 

offseason

All the summer league rosters in one page

The big one starts in Las Vegas today. Who's playing where?

 

Ranking

The Top 50 players in Celtics history

How bright is Boston's history? Well, the first 19 players in the list won NBA titles with the team.

 

Ranking

The Top 50 players in Cavaliers history

It will be very hard to surpass the No. 1 player on the list – especially now that he's back.

 

Pacers

The curious case of Lance Stephenson

There's many flawed perceptions – both positive and negative – about Lance Stephenson as a player, writes skills development coach David Nurse.

 

Ranking

The Top 100 players of the century (75-51)

HoopsHype has put together a list with the most accomplished players so far this century. Here's the second part.

   
 

RANKING

The Top 50 players in Nets history

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson move up a few spots in a list topped by their former head coach.

 

Rumors

Who's hot on trade talks?

A certain Minnesota All-Star remains the most talked player on the trade rumor mill.

 

VIDEO

This is what it's like to be a free agent in the NBA

Just as fun as it is nerve-wracking, says former NBA player Eddie Johnson, a veteran of free agency.

 

VIDEO

Much concern for Kobe Bryant's future

Eddie Johnson, who played till 40, thinks Father Time is about to beat Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant.

 

Video

What Lakers need to do to win a title

Sam Amick on the steps ahead for L.A. to get back into championship contention.