Saturday marks the official start of NBA free agency and if you set your phone down for a minute, take a nap or leave your house to grab lunch, you’re bound to miss the latest trade or free agency agreement.
Two-time MVP Steph Curry is among the big-name players in the headlines this weekend after he agreed to a five-year, $201 million supermax deal with the Warriors. However, LeBron James thinks Curry should be paid even more.
James spoke out on Twitter against the salary cap, while quote tweeting a San Francisco Chronicle columnist’s tweet about the significant increase in the value of the Warriors.
In James’ estimation, Curry deserves a five-year, $400 million contract.
Reese gets a surprisingly small amount of credit for the Giants’ turnaround, compared to the grief he got for the downfall that preceded it. He went against his and the franchise’s entire philosophy, dug deep into free agency and pulled out a bunch of winners. Re-signing Odell Beckham Jr. is already an adventure; how Reese navigates that will be under the kind of scrutiny the Giants try to avoid.
Robinson is off to a heck of a start in Tennessee. Going into his second season, he has the Titans in serious contention for the AFC South title. Most recently, they beat the pack to late-offseason free agent Eric Decker, who can only help Marcus Mariota, the way that DeMarco Murray’s acquisition and a strong first draft did.