A big guide to potential free agency scenarios, with graphs

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Sometimes, you come across something that makes you have to sit back and applaud. Over on Fanhouse, Bethlehem Shoals and Tom Ziller have made one of those things. It’s one of the most innovative and complete guides to 2010 free agency you’ll find, complete with visuals. 

Shoals and Ziller have constructed seven separate scenarios for what could happen in free agency this season, each of them involving the eight biggest free agents of the summer going to one of 15 potential destinations. Some of the scenarios are realistic, others outlandish. Some scenarios will give fans hope, others will depress them beyond belief. There’s a scenario that has LeBron, Wade, and Bosh all going to Miami. There’s a scenario that has LeBron joining forces with Dirk in New York. There’s a scenario that has Yao Ming joining LeBron in Cleveland. How about Wade and Boozer both coming to the Knicks, or Rudy Gay becoming a Wizard? It’s all there. Whether you believe free agency will shake out the way Shoals and Ziller predict it will or not, you have to admire the craftsmanship and innovation they show in trying to predict what will be one of the craziest summers in NBA history. 

Report: Cavs sign Dionte Christmas

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The Cavs are shorthanded in the backcourt right now, with Kyrie Irving still out and Iman Shumpert sidelined for up to three months. Yahoo’s Marc Spears reports that they’re bringing in former Temple guard Dionte Christmas, who played for the Suns in 2013-14:

In 31 games for the Suns two seasons ago, Christmas averaged 2.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6.4 minutes per game. He probably won’t get very many minutes if he makes the Cavs’ final roster, but there’s a chance they’ll keep him around on a non-guaranteed deal until Irving and Shumpert are healthy, just to have another body in the backcourt.

Sixers’ Wilbekin hits game-winning three vs. Cavs (VIDEO)

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LeBron James sat out the Cavs’ preseason game against the Sixers on Thursday night, but Cleveland still held the lead for all but the final 5.4 seconds. Then, Sixers rookie Scottie Wilbekin did this:

Wilbekin, who played college ball at Florida, has a chance to earn legitimate minutes for the Sixers this season as they try to find young talent on the cheap. This is a good start.