Posted on: July 2, 2009 11:41 am

Pistons land big free agents and Hossa gets paid

Destination: Detroit

The Pistons work fast on the first day of free agency, agreeing to deals with Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva. Ken Berger says Detroit feels the time to act is now, not next summer. Full story | Berger: Collins out

Dumars' deadline | Berger: Artest to Cavs? | Turkoglu | FAsB/R | Hey!

Free spending

The Blackhawks sign Marian Hossa to a 12-year deal, the Rangers get Marian Gaborik and the Canadian teams enjoy their holiday on Day 1 of the free-agent market. Wes Goldstein analyzes the biggest moves.

Wild sign Havlat | Tracker | B/R: Gazing | Speak up!

TEs: Get in line

There are those who would argue for Antonio Gates, Jason Witten, Dallas Clark or others as the NFL's best tight end. But Pete Prisco has a certain record-setting, Hall of Fame-bound No. 1 guy in mind. Top 10 TEs

Prisco: DTs | B/R: Boldin for Marshall? | Fantasy: Gonzalez | Projections

Posted on: May 1, 2009 10:50 am

Bulls win in 3 OTs and the Magic, Rockets move on

Coming up Roses

Real surprise: Celtics-Bulls go OT. But three? Derrick Rose's block of the potential winner helps Chicago survive Ray Allen's 51 and beat Boston 128-127 to force Game 7 -- in the best series ever, Ken Berger says.

Related Links: Series | Berger: Suspensions? | Rose | Yo!

Bring it on

Not every series is a Boston-Chicago type thriller. The Magic head to the 2nd round after dispatching the 76ers 114-89, and later, Houston has no trouble eliminating Portland 92-76. | Freeman: Smarten up, Orlando

Related Links: Series: ORL | Yo! | HOU | Yo! | Bracket

Keep it rolling

Round 2 is under way. Vancouver picks up where it left off and defeats Chicago 5-3. Wes Goldstein says the Blackhawks' explosive offense erases a late 3-0 deficit, but their aggressiveness costs them in the end.

Related Links: Series: Canucks 1, Blackhawks 0 | Picks | B/R | Talk!

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