NBA season preview for 2016-17

After a record 73 wins, the Warriors could only watch as LeBron and the Cavs staged an epic Finals comeback, ending a 52-year Cleveland title drought. So what has changed? Kevin Durant.

Cavs keep up championship pace in busy offseason (1:33)
Did Silver try to block Durant move? (1:42)
Anti-Warriors sentiment being felt throughout NBA (5:13)
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Full list of 2017 NBA title odds

The Golden State Warriors are priced at 2-3 to win the NBA title, per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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4dZach Lowe

The entire NBA rated by tiers

How will the season shape up for your favorite squad? We split up the best teams, the bottom-feeders and everything in between.

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Tom Ley

There's Still Hope For Last Season's Worst NBA Rookie

FiveThirtyEight breaks down how one of the worst rookies in the NBA last season, Emmanuel Mudiay, is key to the Nuggets season and according to CARMELO is projected to be a solid contributor within a few seasons.

Buzzer-Beater with Marc Spears (3:34)
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Elhassan says Warriors' depth is Achilles heel (0:52)


Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

Will the Warriors break their own regular-season wins record with 74 or more wins? The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has the "yes" at +600 and "no" at -900.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nike opted not to match adidas' multi-year offer to Kristaps Porzingis worth $3-$6 million annually. He is officially signed to adidas. His sneaker deal is believed to be the largest ever for a European player.

Russillo @ryenarussillo

Despite how much the public doesn't like Gilbert, he's always spent a ton of money. A lot of the earlier mistakes were trades to keep LeBron

Russillo @ryenarussillo

Reading some LeBron articles...why do people think if he signed a longer deal the front office would just decide to start doing dumb stuff?

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Adidas confirms it has signed Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis to an endorsement deal. Was previously with Nike.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

"Cleveland Against The World," Indians version, from Cleveland-based T-shirt maker Fresh Brewed Tees

Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer 

It's all about championships in the city of Cleveland today!

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Philadelphia ($14.89 million), Denver ($9.5M) and Brooklyn ($9.16M) are all far under the salary floor and poised to take on money in trades