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This World Cup Final is reminding me of the NBA Finals after the JR Smith play in Game 1. That penalty kick just broke Croatia's spirit

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Here is the cap breakdown in Cleveland after the Channing Frye signing ($2.4M veteran exception with a $1.5M cap hit): The Cavaliers now up to $111.9 million in salary with 11 guaranteed contracts and 2 players with non-guaranteed, Kendrick Perkins and Okaro White. The contract for White has $750K guaranteed if the forward is not waived by August 5. The Cavaliers still have restricted free agent Rodney Hood unsigned and are currently $11.9 million below the tax.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Brooklyn now with 14 players (13 guaranteed) under contract after the Shabazz Napier signing. The Nets are right at the cap and can now begin the process of signing Joe Harris (early bird exception) and Ed Davis (room midlevel exception) to exceed the salary cap.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Here are the current and future cap implications in Milwaukee: The Bucks will have $116M in salary this season after the Ersan Ilyasova and Brook Lopez signing. The salary takes into account 13 guaranteed and 2 non-guaranteed contracts (Brandon Jennings and Tyler Zeller). For 2019-20, cap flexibility will be determined by the $13M player option of Khris Middleton. If the forward (and Eric Bledsoe) does not return, Milwaukee will have $28M in room. Retaining Middleton (at his $19.5M cap hold) would have the Bucks with $9M in cap space.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Here are the salary cap implications for the Bulls on the Jabari Parker contract: Chicago will need to renounce Noah Vonleh, David Nwaba and waive Paul Zipser and Julyan Stone to create the $20M in room to sign Parker. The Bulls will be right at the cap and have the $4.5M room midlevel exception available. For 2019-20, Chicago still has $17M in room that takes into account the free agent holds of Cameron Payne ($9.8M), Bobby Portis ($7.5M) and $20M team option of Jabari Parker.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The $129.8M luxury tax apron (hard cap) made it unrealistic for Milwaukee to match any offer sheet north of $12M for Jabari Parker. The apron was triggered when the Bucks agreed to terms with Ersan Ilyasova. The unlikely bonuses of Tony Snell and John Henson plus the pending signing of Brook Lopez left Milwaukee with only $8M in room below the apron.