NBA Roundup: A Look at the First Official Day of Free Agency

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Everyone’s waiting for the other shoe to drop on the first official day of Free Agency. That shoe, of course, is LeBron James, who has a shadow that’s looming over every free agent in the NBA. In the meantime, though, teams are working through their contingency plans, signing the less flashy players who are going to be equally essential to reaching the NBA Finals next season, and they’re not waiting on LeBron James — a smart move, since it’s very possible that the market for roleplayers and roster fillers could dry up in the meantime.