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Where will LeBron James play?

Although LeBron James opted out of his contract, conventional wisdom suggested he would re-sign with the Miami Heat and give things another go with the rest of the Big Three. But now that's not so clear, as reportedly James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade aren't quite on the same page. Meanwhile, with James himself on vacation, sources say his agent, Rich Paul, might have met with representatives for the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Phoenix Suns and possibly the Cleveland Cavaliers. Will James really leave South Florida?

Where will LeBron James play next season?

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  • If he leaves the Heat, where will LeBron James go?

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  • Which of these teams would give LeBron James the best shot at contending for titles?

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  • Where do you want LeBron James to play next season?

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  • How many members of the Big Three will play for the Heat next season?

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NBA free agency predictions?

July 1 marks the beginning of NBA free agency, and what a time it should be. LeBron James is available. So are Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, James' and Bosh's fellow Big Three member Dwyane Wade and -- perhaps briefly, if he re-signs as expected -- Dirk Nowitzki. That's not to mention restricted free agents such as Eric Bledsoe and Gordon Hayward, plus trade targets like Kevin Love. What will happen when the players start moving?

Where will LeBron James play next season?

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  • Where do you want LeBron James to play next season?

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  • How many of the Heat's Big Three will return next season?

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  • Which team will Carmelo Anthony play for next season?

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  • Behind LeBron James, who is the best unrestricted free agent on the market this summer?

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  • On which team will Kevin Love be at the start of the 2014-15 season?

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  • Will restricted free agents Eric Bledsoe (Suns), Gordon Hayward (Jazz) and Greg Monroe (Pistons) change teams this summer?

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It's quite possible we've seen the last of Steve Nash as an NBA player. At the very least, Nash likely won't make a major impact on a team even if he returns. In other words, we're at a spot where we might be able to place the 18-year man with more than 10,000 assists on the list of all-time NBA point guards. Where does he belong? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

More: Should Steve Nash retire? Will he?

All-time NBA point guards

Tiny Archibald

Tiny Archibald

Nate "Tiny" Archibald
6,476 assists
7.4 assists per game

Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups
5,636 assists
5.4 assists per game

Dave Bing

Dave Bing

Dave Bing
5,397 assists
6.0 assists per game

Maurice Cheeks

Maurice Cheeks

Dave Bing
5,397 assists
6.0 assists per game

Bob Cousy

Bob Cousy

Bob Cousy
6,955 assists
7.5 assists per game

Walt Frazier

Walt Frazier

Walt Frazier
5,040 assists
6.1 assists per game

Tim Hardaway

Tim Hardaway

Tim Hardaway
7,095 assists
8.2 assists per game

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson
10,334 assists
8.0 assists per game

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson
6,711 assists
9.1 assists per game

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson

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Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd
12,091 assists
8.7 assists per game

Andre Miller

Andre Miller

Andre Miller
8,070 assists
7.0 assists per game

Steve Nash

Steve Nash

Steve Nash
10,296 assists
8.5 assists per game

Tony Parker

Tony Parker

Tony Parker
5,547 assists
6.0 assists per game (as of June 3)

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

Chris Paul
5,914 assists
9.9 assists per game

Gary Payton

Gary Payton

Gary Payton
8,966 assists
6.7 assists per game

Oscar Robertson

Oscar Robertson

Oscar Robertson
9,887 assists
9.5 assists per game

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose
1,954 assists
6.8 assists per game (as of Jan. 3)

John Stockton

John Stockton

John Stockton
15,806 assists
10.5 assists per game

Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas
9.061 assists
9.3 assists per game

Lenny Wilkens

Lenny Wilkens

Lenny Wilkens
7,211 assists
6.7 assists per game

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What's up in Western Conference?

If the Minnesota Timberwolves were in the Eastern Conference -- like, say, their neighbors the Milwaukee Bucks -- they'd be fourth, with an 11-12 record. Instead, the Kevin Love-led team is in the West ... where it's 11th. And just half a game out of 13th. Tough conference, eh? Which teams will come good?

Which team will win the Northwest Division?

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  • Which team will win the Pacific Division?

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  • Which team will win the Southwest Division?

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  • Which team will win the Western Conference?

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  • Which of these teams has the best shot at making the playoffs?

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NBA 5-on-5: Phoenix Suns

After free-falling from the freewheeling Steve Nash/Mike D'Antoni era, the Phoenix Suns are finally seeing the cloud cover lift. Oh, it won't be pretty in 2013-14. But with Eric Bledsoe in the fold and a high pick virtually guaranteed in next year's deep draft, Suns fans can at last look to the future. What does the immediate future hold? The NBA 5-on-5 guys had their say, and now it's time for SportsNation to weigh in.

What grade would you give the Suns' offseason?

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  • What's the biggest question facing the Suns in 2013-14?

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  • Who is the Suns' most intriguing player?

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  • Which of these bold predictions by the 5-on-5 panel is most likely to come true?

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  • Where will the Suns finish among the NBA's worst teams, record-wise?

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