Many high-priced superstars are on the block as the trade deadline closes in, writes Chris Sheridan.
Fabricio Oberto, the starting center for the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, has declined a player option on his contract and will become a restricted free agent.
Chauncey Billups officially opted out of his contract Monday, making him an unrestricted free agent as of July 1.
Larry Hughes of the Cleveland Cavaliers will likely miss Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals after suffering a torn plantar fascia in his left foot during Game 3.
Chris Sheridan profiles Miami's cap guy who engineered the biggest trade in NBA history after a start as a gofer.
The Knicks are trying to create a historic backcourt combo of Stephon Marbury and Steve Francis, reports Chris Sheridan. The trade would likely return Penny Hardaway to Orlando with two other players.