NBA Free Agency 2016: Latest Rumors, Predictions for Mike Conley and More

July 1st, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

It's spending season in the NBA, which means it's time for teams across the Association to whip out their checkbooks, dive into spreadsheets and do plenty of number-crunching as free agency heats up. 

Without wasting any more time, let's dive into the latest rumblings from across the league and take a look at where some of this year's top targets could land.


Memphis Leading the Charge for Conley

The Mike Conley chase is on. However, it may not last long.

According to USA Today's Sam Amick, the Memphis Grizzlies remain the heavy favorites and are "in very good position" to secure a commitment from Conley. 

Amick added that the Dallas Mavericks pose the "biggest/only threat to Memphis for Mike Conley, and it will likely prove to be a nominal one."

Considering the Mavericks don't have the pieces to contend for a title even if they're able to add Conley, returning to Memphis would make the most sense—especially because the 28-year-old can cash out if he continues to call FedEx Forum his home.

The Grizzlies own Conley's Bird rights, pe ...

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