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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: Westbrook signed a five-year contract extension Wednesday, binding him to the Thunder until summer 2017. Durant's contract goes through 2016. Are you kidding me? All the concerns are gone. The new collective bargaining ...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: Derrick Rose has agreed to a five-year, $94.8 million contract extension, and the Bulls will make the formality official at a Wednesday news conference at the Berto Center, sources told the Tribune. "It's somethin...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    John Reid of The Times-Picayune: General Manager Dell Demps said losing Paul, who rebuffed the team's five-year, $100 million offer of a contract extension last week, was bittersweet. "We wish Chris the best, and he will be dearly missed," Demps said...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  4. Carmelo Anthony: "Screwed"

    Henry Abbott

    There's some huge insight in today's First Cup. The more I think about it, the more I think it matters. The question in the case of Carmelo Anthony has long been which he wanted more: His big contract extension in advance of the lockout, or to pla...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Woody Paige of The Denver Post: " ... because Melo hasn't made up his mind yet about signing a three-year, $65 million contract extension offer, because some people made cute, champagne remarks at his wedding, because the Knicks were snubbed by LeBro...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  6. Reports: Pierce, C's agree to 4-year deal

    Henry Abbott

    From Paul Pierce and the Celtics have agreed to a four-year contract extension, according to multiple reports. Sources told Thursday that Pierce's agent, Jeff Schwartz, and the team were making progress in contract talk...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  7. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post: "The Nuggets are pressing Carmelo Anthony for a long-term commitment, because if he declines a three-year, $65 million contract extension now on the table, the team must consider trading its leading scorer. Trade Melo?...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  8. When you have it all, what can free agency get you?

    Henry Abbott

    Salary cap expert Larry Coon makes a good point. It's entirely possible that, thanks to a wrinkle in the collective bargaining agreement, Kobe Bryant has reduced his own future NBA income by signing a three-year contract extension with the Lakers, in...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  9. Manu Ginobili's uncertain future in San Antonio

    Henry Abbott

    By Graydon Gordian of 48 Minutes of Hell Wednesday morning the Argentinean newspaper Clarin published an interview with Manu Ginobili that caught San Antonio Spurs fans by surprise. "I no longer expect a contract extension," said Ginobili. "At ...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  10. Brandon Roy, Hard Times and Guaranteed Contracts

    Henry Abbott

    Brandon Roy Brandon Roy and the Blazers have agreed to a five-year contract extension that'll keep him in black and red through 2013-2014, and a year longer if he so chooses. It's a no-brainer: In three NBA seasons Roy has been rookie of the...

    Blog | August 06, 2009
  11. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Shawn Marion said all the right things about his lack of a contract extension at Monday's Heat promotional event in downtown Miami, but such matters tend to have a way of festering. For now, consider ...

    Blog | September 23, 2008
  12. Jason Kidd Talks to Dave D'Alessandro

    Henry Abbott

    When Jason Kidd and the New Jersey Nets completed their corporate divorce, with a trade to Dallas, their many reported irreconcilable differences included Kidd's desire for a lucrative contract extension. Kidd tells the Newark Star-Ledger's Dave D'Al...

    Blog | September 18, 2008
  13. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Conrad Brunner for "They haven't traded, cut, bought out or otherwise made Jamaal Tinsley go away. They haven't signed Danny Granger to a contract extension. Not yet, anyway. When anticipated events take longer than expected, it's natural...

    Blog | September 11, 2008
  14. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Kurt Kragthorpe of The Salt Lake Tribune: "Part of the Jazz's future is now wonderfully clear. The rest remains terribly blurry. Deron Williams' contract extension is the centerpiece of the Jazz's 2008 offseason, a $50 million (or more) development t...

    Blog | July 18, 2008
  15. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Every time a top free agent signs with a team that is not based in Cleveland, Cavalier fans lose a little more hair. Andrew Bogut is reportedly close to a contract extension with Milwaukee, and is setting the market high for pretty good young bi...

    Blog | July 09, 2008
  16. Phil Jackson's Health Doesn't Sound Great

    Henry Abbott

    Did you see this a few weeks ago? Look, maybe Phil Jackson doesn't want to sign a contract extension with the Lakers for strategic reasons (makes sense to see what happens with Kobe Bryant and the rest of the roster first). Or maybe he doesn...

    Blog | September 28, 2007