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NBA Free Agency 2012: Derrick Rose, Kevin Love and Other RFA's Who Might ...

The 2011-2012 National Basketball Association season is, at present, in serious jeopardy in light of an expiring Collective Bargaining Agreement. A lot of changes are likely to infiltrate the NBA in the inevitable give-and-take between owners and players. In a time of extreme uncertainty, one thing is for sure: Derrick Rose, Kevin Love, Danilo Gallinari, Eric Gordon, Brook Lopez and Russell Westbrook will all be restricted free agents at the end of next season.Before I continue, the specifics of what it means to be a restricted free agent need to be explained. In summary, restricted free agents are allowed to entertain offer sheets from interested teams, but are at the mercy of their current team. The current team has seven days to match any offer sheet or come within 10 percent of the offer. A more detailed explanation of restricted free agency can be found here. These six franchise building blocks will be in an interesting situation one year in to a new CBA. All will be 24 years old due major pay raises in a market that no team is sure about. There might be new stipulations governing free agency and team payrolls. All this is to say that no one really knows what will happen with these young superstars and that it should not be taken for granted that their current teams will be able to re-sign them. Because of this, conversation can be reasonably had over whether these players would leave, where they would go and the reasons why.How likely is each of these young superstars to stay with his current team?Begin Slideshow

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2011 NBA Mock Draft: The Chicago Bulls Land Tobias Harris at No. 29

Harris has a inside/outside game that will translate well to the next level and earn him a first round selection in the 2011 NBA Draft.He has a high basketball ...

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End of Discussion: Why Derrick Rose Clinched MVP in the Win Against the ...

Just a few days ago, when Stan Van Gundy made his comments about the MVP race being over and publicly campaigning for Dwight Howard instead of Derrick Rose|Derrick ...

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Could Derrick Rose, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook Leave Their Teams Next ...

The playoffs are approaching and of course this is the time when many players are preparing to play extra games and others are about ready to pack their backs for the summer. ...

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2011 NBA Mock Draft: Minnesota Timberwolves Look to Patric Young for Defens

Patric Young brought in to help Kevin Love and the Timberwolves defend. 18. Minnesota Timberwolves ...

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NBA TV Top 10: March 26th

NBA TV Top 10: March 26th NBA's Top 10 Plays for March 26th, 2011, featuring Blake Griffin, CJ Miles, Richard Hamilton|Richard ...

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