NBA free agency rumors 2019: Live updates, news on signings

10:20 p.m. ET – KAWHI WATCH 2019: No decision as of Wednesday night.

Jabari Young

@JabariJYoung

On the Kawhi front, told he’s not making a decision tonight and it may not be until the next few days. He and his reps are going through the process and taking their time before deciding the next move. No 2-year deals have been discussed. @TheAthleticNBA

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8:40 p.m. ET – The 76ers lost a small point guard in TJ McConnell, but they find his replacement with Raul Neto.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent guard Raul Neto is signing a one-year, guaranteed veteran’s minimum deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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8:35 p.m. ET – Minnesota absorbs Jake Layman into part of a trade exception it created with a draft-night deal. The previous trade between the Timberwolves and Suns will be done first before the Wolves acquire Layman.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Portland restricted free agent F Jake Layman is signing a three-year, $11.5M deal with Minnesota, agent Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells ESPN. Minnesota is acquiring Layman in a sign-and-trade agreement with the Blazers.

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6 p.m. ET – A bold proclamation from ESPN’s Jalen Rose. He says Kawhi Leonard is staying in Toronto.

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“What I’m 99% hearing is that Kawhi Leonard will be returning to Toronto …”

@JalenRose

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4:30 p.m. ET – Not a bad trade for Memphis. De’Anthony Melton (21 years old) and Josh Jackson (22) fit the Grizzlies’ timeline.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

The Grizzlies are trading Kyle Korver and Jevon Carter to the Suns for DeAnthony Melton, Josh Jackson 2020 second-round pick and 2021 conditional second-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Suns are planning to buyout the partially guaranteed contract of Kyle Korver, league sources tell ESPN. Lakers, Sixers and Bucks are frontrunners to sign Korver once he clears waivers, sources said.

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3:45 p.m. ET – TJ McConnell, TJ Leaf and TJ Warren. The Pacers are embracing Team TJ.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent TJ McConnell has agreed to deal with Pacers, league source tells ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Source: Deal is two-years, $7M. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1146502718045007875 

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent TJ McConnell has agreed to deal with Pacers, league source tells ESPN.

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2:40 p.m. ET – Only one Morris twin left in free agency…

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent Markieff Morris has agreed to a deal with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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2:20 p.m. ET – Live coverage of Kawhi Leonard reportedly hopping off a plane? We’ve reached peak offseason.

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12:50 p.m. ET – NO! BOBAN MARJANOVIC AND TOBIAS HARRIS AREN’T ON THE SAME TEAM. NO!

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

The Mavericks are finalizing a deal with Boban Marjanovic, league sources say

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Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Boban Marjanovic is signing a two-year, $7M deal with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1146456480645885952 

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Free agent Boban Marjanovic has agreed to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks.

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11:10 a.m. ET – As ESPN’s Zach Lowe said, this may be the most depressing trade of the summer.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Memphis has agreed to trade Chandler Parsons to Atlanta for Solomon Hill and Miles Plumlee, league sources tell ESPN.

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10:35 a.m. ET – Darius Miller should help provide spacing for the Pelicans. He’s a career 38.2 percent 3-point shooter.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Darius Miller has agreed to a two-year, $14.25M deal to stay with New Orleans, league source tells ESPN. The second-year is non-guaranteed.

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9:20 a.m. ET – For teams in need of depth at point guard, Quinn Cook is officially on the market.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

The Golden State Warriors have rescinded guard Quinn Cook’s qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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Wednesday, July 3

10:30 p.m. ET – Don’t worry, Clippers fans. The Rodney McGruder signing won’t prevent Los Angeles from having enough cap space to offer Kawhi Leonard a max contract.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Source: McGruder agrees to a three-year, $15 million deal. https://twitter.com/chrisbhaynes/status/1146243644929667072 

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent guard Rodney McGruder has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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9:15 p.m. ET – After starting his career in New York with the Knicks, Wilson Chandler returns to NYC as a member of the Nets.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent forward Wilson Chandler has reached an agreement with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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9 p.m. ET – Only 23 years old, Emmanuel Mudiay should be able to develop in a backup role under Jazz coach Quin Snyder.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent guard Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed to a one-year deal with the Utah Jazz, league sources tell ESPN.

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8:30 p.m. ET – Luke Kornet’s legendary run with the Knicks ends after two seasons in New York.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent center Luke Kornet has agreed to a two-year deal with the Chicago Bulls, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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7:50 p.m. ET – The Lakers add Jared Dudley on a minimum salary. Great value. (This won’t impact LA’s pursuit of Kawhi Leonard.)

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Jared Dudley has agreed to a one-year, $2.6M deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, agent Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells ESPN.

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7 p.m. ET – Jeff Green is going to sign one-year deals until the end of time.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Jeff Green has agreed to a one-year, $2.5M deal with Utah, league sources tell ESPN.

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6:55 p.m. ET – Minnesota boosts its frontcourt depth with Noah Vonleh, who averaged 8.4 points and 7.8 rebounds in 68 games for the Knicks last season.

Jon Krawczynski

@JonKrawczynski

The Timberwolves have agreed to terms with Noah Vonleh on a one-year deal, league sources tell @TheAthleticMIN

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5:45 p.m. ET – A few quick hitters…

  • Willie Cauley-Stein to the Warriors
  • Brad Wanamaker re-signs with the Celtics
  • James Ennis re-signs with the 76ers (two years, $4.1 million)
  • Ryan Arcidiacono re-signs with the Bulls (three years, $9 million)
  • Glenn Robinson to the Warriors

4:50 p.m. ET – Marc Stein of The New York Times offers a summary of where the Clippers, Lakers and Raptors stand in the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

What we know:

1. The Lakers, as we’ve been saying for more than a week now, believe they are firmly in the lead largely through the recruiting efforts and assurances made on separate fronts from Magic Johnson and LeBron James …

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Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

2. Officials from both the Lakers and Clippers appear to determined to say as little as possible — less than ever for a free agent of this prominence as @ryenarussillo likes to say — to avoid upsetting Kawhi’s camp when they have insisted on total silence

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Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

3. The Raptors haven’t backed off one centimeter and Drake is said to be mounting his own recruiting campaign on top of whatever the freshly minted champions are doing to convince him to stay

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3:25 p.m. ET – In Kawhi Leonard news, there is no final decision as of Tuesday afternoon, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

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2:20 p.m. ET – Daniel Theis could be the Celtics’ starting center next season. He will fight for minutes with Enes Kanter and Robert Williams.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Restricted free agent F/C Daniel Theis has agreed to a two-year, $10M deal to stay with the Boston Celtics, CAA agents Michael Tellem and Aaron Mintz tell ESPN.

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1:30 p.m. ET – A bonus of re-signing Dorian Finney-Smith for Dallas: no impact on the salary cap. The Mavericks will use Finney-Smith’s Bird rights.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent Dorian Finney-Smith has agreed to a three-year, $12M deal to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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1:15 p.m. ET – The Sixers paid Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris and Al Horford. Ben Simmons will join the crew with a max extension.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Under new salary cap projections, Ben Simmons’ maximum contract total has crept slightly higher: $170M. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1146101162833252352 

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Philadelphia has offered a five-year, $168M maximum contract extension to Ben Simmons and the Sixers and agent Rich Paul are expected to work through the details toward an eventual agreement, league sources tell ESPN.

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Bobby Marks

@BobbyMarks42

Here is what a Ben Simmons rookie extension would look like (projected $117M cap in 2020-21):

2020/21 $29.25M

2021/22 $31.59M

2022/23 $33.93M

2023/24 $36.27M

2024/25 $38.61M

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12:15 p.m. ET – It could be a rough few days for DeMarcus Cousins. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says there’s “not a market” for the four-time All-Star.

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11:35 a.m. ET – So long, Tony Parker. Enjoy retirement.

Charlotte Hornets PR

@HornetsPR

The @hornets have waived the non-guaranteed contract of retired guard Tony Parker. The transaction will remove his contract and salary from Charlotte’s 2019-20 roster.

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10:55 a.m. ET – Marcus and Markieff Morris are being patient. Could we see Marcus end up on the Lakers?

Ben Rohrbach

@brohrbach

Hearing the Morris twins will wait to see how the market shakes out. Markieff anticipates playing for the minimum and will have his choice based on best fit. Marcus is looking for a short-term deal and is somewhat tied up by Kawhi and the cap situation in L.A.

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10:10 a.m. ET – The Clippers with a little show of appreciation for three-time Sixth Man of the Year award winner Lou Williams. Well, not that little. It’s $8 million.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

In a rare gesture rewarding Lou Williams’ play and leadership, the Los Angeles Clippers and Sixth Man of the Year have agreed to completely guarantee his $8M salary for 2020-21 a full season ahead, agent Wallace Prather told @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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9:30 a.m. ET – Danny Green is waiting on Kawhi Leonard’s decision, but the Mavericks are targeting the veteran 3-and-D wing.

Harrison D. Sanford@HarrisonSanford

The Mavericks, who have liked Danny Green since the last time he was a free agent, are in a strong position to land him regardless of the fallout from the Lakers & Raptors pursuit of Kawhi Leonard.

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Harrison D. Sanford@HarrisonSanford

The Mavs believe Danny Green can provide valuable floor spacing for Doncic/Porzingis pick and roll actions, influence winning habits in a young locker room and add a valuable defensive presence on the wing … Green and his camp see his worth there and have been offered as such

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12:45 a.m. ET – Anthony Tolliver makes a triumphant return to Portland! OK, he only played two games for the Trail Blazers back in 2009. Still, a solid fit here.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent forward Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a one-year, $2.6M deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Tolliver will provide a high-level shooting rotation big.

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Tuesday, July 2

10:40 p.m. ET – This is a good opportunity for Isaiah Thomas. John Wall is out with an Achilles injury, and Tomas Satoransky is heading to Chicago. There are minutes available at point guard.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Isaiah Thomas has agreed to a one-year deal with the Washington Wizards, league source tells ESPN.

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9:50 p.m. ET – Jarrett Jack speaks for all of us.

JARRETT JACK

@Jarrettjack03

Ok, wait so who plays for who now?

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9:15 p.m. ET – Sixers general manager Elton Brand is trying to set the record for tallest team in NBA history.

Kyle Neubeck

@KyleNeubeck

The Sixers are signing Kyle O’Quinn, I’m told.

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8:05 p.m. ET – That is an absolute steal for the Warriors.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Free agent Kevon Looney has agreed to a three-year, $15M deal to return to Golden State.

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7:10 p.m. ET – Will Pau Gasol find a landing spot for his 19th NBA season?

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent C @paugasol wants to return next season and says he’s recovering well from left foot procedure. He tells ESPN: “My recovery from surgery has been smooth and I expect to be fully cleared for basketball activities in early August. I cannot wait to start training again.”

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6:30 p.m. ET – Jordan Bell reportedly had a few options in free agency, but he chose the Timberwolves because of the opportunity for a bigger role.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent Jordan Bell has agreed to a guaranteed deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, agents Aaron Mintz and Michael Tellem of CAA told Yahoo Sports.

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Michael Scotto

@MikeAScotto

Jordan Bell agreed to a one-year, $1.6 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, a league source told @TheAthleticNBA. https://twitter.com/chrisbhaynes/status/1145816889211277312 

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent Jordan Bell has agreed to a guaranteed deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, agents Aaron Mintz and Michael Tellem of CAA told Yahoo Sports.

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6 p.m. ET – What does Matt Thomas give the Raptors? Shooting, shooting, shooting. (You can read more about his background here.)

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

EuroLeague guard Matt Thomas has agreed to a three-year, $4.2M deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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5:30 p.m. ET – Tim Frazier joins the sixth NBA team of his career. One more and he receives a free ice cream cone.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent guard Tim Frazier has agreed to a deal with the Detroit Pistons, his agent Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells Yahoo Sports.

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Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

One year deal at approximately $2 million. https://twitter.com/chrisbhaynes/status/1145804447450189825 

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent guard Tim Frazier has agreed to a deal with the Detroit Pistons, his agent Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells Yahoo Sports.

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5:10 p.m. ET – The latest on the Jimmy Butler, which is very complicated:

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Jimmy Butler deal is complete with Heat — with Clippers added as a fourth-team in trade that also includes Philadelphia and Portland, league sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and me.

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Tim Reynolds

@ByTimReynolds

Heat keeping Dragic, Meyers Leonard, Olynyk, Derrick Jones and a whole lot of other names you heard were part of this – for now. Clippers get Harkless and a first-round pick. 76ers get Josh Richardson. Heat get Jimmy. (There may be a bit more.)

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4:40 p.m. ET – Back-to-back deals for big men. Frank Kaminsky is heading to Phoenix, and Nerlens Noel is staying in Oklahoma City.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Frank Kaminsky has agreed to a two-year, $10M deal with the Suns, agent @KB_Sports tells ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Nerlens Noel is agreed on a deal with OKC — again, league source tells ESPN. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1145519015818911744 

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Nerlens Noel has asked OKC for time to re-evaluate their earlier commitment on a new deal, and sides are continuing discussions, league sources tell ESPN.

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4:30 p.m. ET – A little backcourt help for the Bucks following Malcolm Brogdon’s departure.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent G Wesley Matthews has agreed to a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell ESPN.

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4 p.m. ET – Shoutout to Xavier!

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent G Edmond Sumner has agreed to a three-year deal with the Indiana Pacers, Excel Sports agents Sean Kennedy and Jared Mucha tell ESPN.

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3:30 p.m. ET – A nice rim-rolling backup for the Kings. Nothing wrong with this signing.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent center/forward Richaun Holmes has agreed to a two-year, $10M deal with the Sacramento Kings, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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2:55 p.m. ET – JJ Barea will still be playing for the Mavericks in the year 3019.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent guard JJ Barea has agreed to a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal to return to the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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2:20 p.m. ET – Enes Kanter brings rebounding and inside scoring to Boston. Defense? Not much of that.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Free agent center Enes Kanter has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics.

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Ian Begley

@IanBegley

Enes Kanter is finalizing two-year deal with the Celtics worth $10 million, league sources tell SNY. Player option in Year 2.

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2:05 p.m. ET – Maxi Kleber’s contract could be an under-the-radar steal for the Mavericks.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

Maxi Kleber and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year, $35 million deal, league sources say

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Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

The Mavericks’ deal with Kleber includes a team option in Year 4, league sources say

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Albert Nahmad@AlbertNahmad

Mavs will use Maxi Kleber’s Early Bird rights, so this doesn’t impact their $22.4M cap room. If anything, it could actually increase their room slightly, to $22.6M, since they no longer need to keep his qualifying offer.https://twitter.com/TheSteinLine/status/1145754366684663808 

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

Maxi Kleber and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year, $35 million deal, league sources say

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1:45 p.m. ET – Uh, what’s the Knicks’ plan?

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent guard Elfrid Payton has agreed to a two-year, $16M deal with the New York Knicks, agents Ty Sullivan and Aaron Mintz of CAA Sports tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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Michael Scotto

@MikeAScotto

Year 2 of Elfrid Payton’s deal with the Knicks is a team option, a league source told @TheAthleticNBA. https://twitter.com/shamscharania/status/1145749263160401923 

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent guard Elfrid Payton has agreed to a two-year, $16M deal with the New York Knicks, agents Ty Sullivan and Aaron Mintz of CAA Sports tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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1:15 p.m. ET – The Lakers did a thing! (No, it’s not Kawhi Leonard.)

David Aldridge

@davidaldridgedc

Lakers closing in on deal with guard Troy Daniels, per league source. Opportunity for the 27-year-old, who played in Phoenix last couple of seasons (38 percent on threes in 2018-19); low-cost vet for the Lakers who’ll help fill out the rotation.

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Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent Troy Daniels has agreed to a one-year, $2.1M with the Lakers, agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Daniels gives the Lakers an elite shooter to pair with LeBron James and Anthony Davis and does not affect the team’s cap space.

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1 p.m. ET – It’s only right that basketball player named Austin signs with Houston.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent guard Austin Rivers has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Houston Rockets, league source tells ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Rivers deal includes a player option on the second year, source tells ESPN.

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12:35 p.m. ET – Whoa. This is a weird one.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Miami is finalizing a trade to send center Hassan Whiteside to Portland for Mo Harkless and Meyers Leonard, league sources tell ESPN.

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12:25 p.m. ET – One of the top available sharpshooters is off the market.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

Seth Curry has reached terms on a four-year deal, $32 million deal with Dallas, league sources say

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11:55 a.m. ET – So, we’ve got Warriors drama…

Marc J. Spears

@MarcJSpearsESPN

A source close to Kevin Durant said: “All (the drama) showed a lack of respect for one of the greatest players to put that uniform on and the fact that he took all that abuse and still put his career on the line to help them win.” http://bit.ly/300O0BW 

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11:30 a.m. ET – It appears the Magic are comfortable running it back.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent guard Michael Carter-Williams has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Orlando Magic, league source tells ESPN.

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11 a.m. ET – D’Angelo Russell shouldn’t get too comfortable in the Bay Area.

Andrew Perloff

@andrewperloff

“De’Angelo Russell does not fit there whatsoever. They just did not want to see Kevin Durant walk out the door with no compensation. … They will trade him. It’s just a matter of when.” – @TheSteinLine on @dpshow

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10:40 a.m. ET – The Knicks definitely needed shooting after going big on the first day of free agency. Insert Wayne Ellington.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Wayne Ellington has agreed to a two-year, $16M deal with the New York Knicks, agent Mark Bartelstein of @PrioritySports tells ESPN.

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10:05 a.m. ET – ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski explains why the Knicks never really had a chance with Kevin Durant.

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9:15 a.m. ET – The terms on Tomas Satoransky’s deal with the Bulls: three years, $30 million.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Tomas Satoransky’s three-year deal with the Bulls: $30M, league sources tell ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Sources: Washington gets some pick value in sign-and-trade: Chicago eliminates protections on 2023 second-round pick to Washington; Wizards get better of Memphis and Chicago’s 2020 second-round pick; Wiz get right to swap Lakers 2022 second w/ better of Chi/Det. 2022 seconds.

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8:30 a.m. ET – A few new reported agreements and rumors on Day 2…

  • Cory Joseph to the Kings (three years, $37 million)
  • Ish Smith to the Wizards (two years, $12 million)
  • Tomas Satoransky to the Bulls in a sign-and-trade (three years, money not specified)
  • Wizards are talking with Isaiah Thomas
  • Kings rescinded Willie Cauley-Stein’s qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent

1:55 a.m. ET – Reggie Bullock isn’t a power forward, but the Knicks signed him anyway! Neat!

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent Reggie Bullock has agreed to two-year, $21M deal to sign with the New York Knicks, agent David Bauman of ISE Basketball tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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1:25 a.m. ET – It’s not Kawhi Leonard, but the Clippers finally signed a player.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent guard Patrick Beverley has agreed to a three-year, $40M deal to stay with the Clippers, his agent @KB_Sports tells ESPN.

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1:15 a.m. ET – A quick breakdown of teams with cap space as we head into Monday morning…

Keith Smith

@KeithSmithNBA

Teams with meaningful cap space are down to the Clippers, Lakers, Mavericks and Knicks. We all know who the Clippers and Lakers are waiting on.

LAC – $55M
LAL – $32M
DAL – $30M
NYK – $30M
ATL – $14M
SAC – $13M

Everyone else is under $10M.

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12:25 a.m. ET – The Nuggets took care of Nikola Jokic with a five-year max, and they do the same with Jamal Murray.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Denver Nuggets rising star Jamal Murray has agreed to a five-year, $170M maximum contract extension, agent Mike George of OneLegacy tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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12:15 a.m. ET – The Knicks did, uh, something…

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Bobby Portis has agreed to a two-year, $31M deal with the Knicks, agent Mark Bartelstein tells ESPN.

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Monday, July 1

11:50 p.m. ET – Lopez Brothers, reunited at last.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent center Robin Lopez has reached an agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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11:45 p.m. ET – Andre Iguodala’s run with the Warriors is over. The Grizzlies will receive a lightly protected future first-round pick in a trade with Golden State.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Golden State is trading Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies, league source tells ESPN. Warriors are sending a 2024 protected first-round pick in the 2024 (protected 1-4), 2025 (protected 1) and 2026 unprotected.

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11:30 p.m. ET – WOW. D’ANGELO RUSSELL TO THE WARRIORS.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Golden State and Brooklyn have agreed on a sign-and-trade, sending D’Angelo Russell to the Warriors on a four-year, $117M maximum contract, league sources tell ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Golden State has to unload salary elsewhere to make this sign-and-trade happen — which means Andre Iguodala could be on the move, league sources tell ESPN.

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11:15 p.m. ET – Oh, we’re getting weird.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Nets restricted free agent D’Angelo Russell is a player of strong interest for the Warriors in a potential sign-and-trade. Golden State has searched for avenues on Russell, and is still evaluating next moves.

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Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Golden State and Brooklyn are close to a D’Angelo Russell sign-and-trade deal to the Warriors.

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11 p.m. ET – JaVale McGee isn’t signed just yet, but he could be working toward a deal with the Pistons.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Free agent center JaVale McGee plans to meet with the Detroit Pistons on Monday, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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10:50 p.m. ET – Mario Hezonja breakout year!

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent F Mario Hezonjia has agreed to a one-year minimum deal — with a player option — with the Portland Trail Blazers, CAA agent Michael Tellem tells ESPN.

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10:35 p.m. ET – A frontcourt boost for the Pelicans arrives late Sunday.

Zach Lowe

@ZachLowe_NBA

New Orleans is closing in on an agreement with Derrick Favors, sources tell ESPN

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Zach Lowe

@ZachLowe_NBA

Update: this may turn into a Utah-New Orleans trade, sources say. https://twitter.com/ZachLowe_NBA/status/1145520393899388928 

Zach Lowe

@ZachLowe_NBA

New Orleans is closing in on an agreement with Derrick Favors, sources tell ESPN

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10:35 p.m. ET – Shortly after news broke that Nerlens Noel is reconsidering his deal with the Thunder, Oklahoma City shifts its focus to Mike Muscala.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Nerlens Noel has asked OKC for time to re-evaluate their earlier commitment on a new deal, and sides are continuing discussions, league sources tell ESPN.

2,255 people are talking about this

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent F/C Mike Muscala has agreed to a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, agent Sean Kennedy of Excel Sports tells ESPN.

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10:30 p.m. ET – TWIN TOWERS. DO IT, BUCKS.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: The Bucks are expressing strong interest in free-agent center Robin Lopez to join his brother Brook in Milwaukee.

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10:25 p.m. ET – Update on the Jimmy Butler sign-and-trade: Apparently Goran Dragic is staying in Miami, and Kelly Olynyk and Derrick Jones are heading to Dallas.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

The Mavericks will acquire Kelly Olynyk and Derrick Jones from the Heat as part of the Jimmy Butler sign-and-trade, league sources say.

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Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

The Mavericks are huge fans of Goran Dragic but could not take him back in the Miami sign-and-trade with Philadelphia that sends Jimmy Butler to the Heat because Dallas feared losing its flexibility to make additional moves this summer, league sources say

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10:20 p.m. ET – For any Warriors fans wondering about Klay Thompson’s status, don’t worry. That max contract isn’t disappearing.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

The Warriors and Klay Thompson still have their done deal, according to three sources close to the talks. Zero has changed on that front

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10:10 p.m. ET – Utah is having an outstanding offseason. How is Ed Davis consistently underpaid?

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent F Ed Davis has agreed to a two-year, $10M with the Utah Jazz, CAA agent Aaron Mintz tells ESPN.

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9:55 p.m. ET – And here comes DeAndre Jordan to the Nets. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are helping out their new center.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

DeAndre Jordan has agreed to four-year, $40M deal with the Nets, Excel Sports agent Jeff Schwartz tells ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agents Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are taking less than the max to allow DeAndre Jordan to get the $10M annual salary with Brooklyn, league sources tell ESPN.

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9:35 p.m. ET – The Heat needed to clear space in order to make the Jimmy Butler sign-and-trade work, so Goran Dragic is off to Dallas.

Ira Winderman

@IraHeatBeat

As speculated here earlier today, Goran Dragic to Mavs as part of making cap space work on Butler deal. The Butler deal will leave the Heat hard-capped for 2019-20.

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9:20 p.m. ET – No decision from the best free agent on the market. Check back again later.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

Kawhi Leonard will not take any meetings with teams today, as he’ll ramp up the process over next couple days, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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9:10 p.m. ET – AND NOW AL HORFORD TO THE 76ERS. THIS IS CHAOS.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Five-time All-Star F/C Al Horford has agreed to a four-year, $109M deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, agent Jason Glushon tells ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

The Horford contract has $97M guaranteed and $12M in bonuses tied to championships, league sources tell ESPN. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1145499428398215168 

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Five-time All-Star F/C Al Horford has agreed to a four-year, $109M deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, agent Jason Glushon tells ESPN.

2,632 people are talking about this

9:05 p.m. ET – JIMMY BUTLER TO THE HEAT ALERT.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Miami is finalizing a sign-and-trade with Philadelphia to acquire Jimmy Butler, league sources tell ESPN.

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Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Philadelphia has signed-and-traded Jimmy Butler to Miami, with Heat sending Josh Richardson to the 76ers.

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Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Jimmy Butler is signing a four-year, $142M maximum contract with the Miami Heat.

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8:55 p.m. ET – Taj Gibson, a Brooklyn native, will be a veteran presence in the Knicks’ locker room.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Taj Gibson has agreed to a two-year, $20M deal with the Knicks, agent Mark Bartelstein tells ESPN.

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8:40 p.m. ET – Harrison Barnes celebrates his new contract by sharing a photo of himself missing a jumper. Can someone find a shot of this guy dunking or something?

Sean Cunningham

@SeanCunningham

Harrison Barnes posted this on his Instagram page moments ago, after agreeing to his deal to remain in Sacramento.

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8:20 p.m. ET – With Kyrie Irving filling the point guard slot in Brooklyn, D’Angelo Russell is searching for a new home. The Timberwolves would love to sign him, but it won’t be easy.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

D’Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns were huddling as recently as yesterday, league sources, while the Wolves have been canvassing the league to make the trades they need to make that can seal the former Nets All-Star as the new point guard in Minnesota

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8:05 p.m. ET – Is Derrick Favors on his way out of Utah? Rudy Gobert seems to think so.

Rudy Gobert

@rudygobert27

Despite all the craziness, just want to take a moment to say how much i appreciate @dfavors14 and how much he helped me and us grow! This guy is a FORCE and people will realize it very soon. Good luck in your next chapter bro ✊🏽✊🏽.

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8 p.m. ET – The Bucks lost Malcolm Brogdon in free agency, but they’ve got George Hill returning to the backcourt.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent guard George Hill has agreed to a three-year, $29M deal to return to Milwaukee, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

2,037 people are talking about this

7:40 p.m. ET – If you can’t sign Kevin Durant, then go for… Julius Randle. (He could be decent!)

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Julius Randle has agreed to a three-year, $63M deal with the New York Knicks, CAA agents Aaron Mintz and Steve Heumann tell ESPN.

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Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

The three-year, $63 million deal Julius Randle agreed to with the New York Knicks contains a team option on the final year, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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7:30 p.m. ET – Ah, that’s pretty interesting.

Chris Haynes

@ChrisBHaynes

There’s a possibility Kevin Durant will engage in a sign-and-trade swap with Golden State and Brooklyn, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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7:25 p.m. ET – The Spurs emerge from the bushes to snag a wild DeMarre Carroll.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Carroll is signing a two-year, $13M deal with the Spurs, league sources said. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1145473373612511232 

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Free agent DeMarre Carroll has agreed to a deal with the San Antonio Spurs.

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7:20 p.m. ET – CLASSIC KNICKS!

Ramona Shelburne

@ramonashelburne

The Knicks and owner Jim Dolan were not prepared to offer Kevin Durant a full max contract due to concerns over his recovery from the Achilles injury, league sources tell me and @wojespn. Knicks officials are in Los Angeles tonight, meeting with free agents such as Julius Randle.

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7:15 p.m. ET – Philadelphia follows the Tobias Harris contract with a new deal for Mike Scott.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Sources: Free agent Mike Scott has agreed to a two-year, $9.8M deal to return to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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7:10 p.m. ET – Tobias Harris re-signs with the 76ers for only $10 million less than a full max contract. Cut the check.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent forward Tobias Harris has agreed to a five-year, $180M contract to return to the Philadelphia 76ers, his agent and father, Torrel Harris of Unique Sports Management, tells ESPN.

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6:45 p.m. ET – The Trail Blazers keep Rodney Hood for at least one more year. A good value signing.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent F Rodney Hood has agreed to a two-year, $16M deal to return to the Portland Trail Blazers, CAA agents Ty Sullivan and Austin Brown tell ESPN. Deal includes a player option.

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6:40 p.m. ET – The sources are talking. More reported deals…

  • Jeremy Lamb to the Pacers (three years, $31.5 million)
  • Bojan Bogdanovic to the Jazz (four years, $73 million)
  • Malcolm Brogdon to the Pacers in a sign-and-trade (four years, $85 million; Bucks receive future draft picks)
  • Thomas Bryant re-signs with the Wizards (three years, $25 million)
  • Danuel House re-signs with the Rockets (three years, $11.1 million)

6:30 p.m. ET – Surprise! Ricky Rubio is actually going to Phoenix.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent Ricky Rubio has agreed three-year, $51 million deal with the Phoenix Suns, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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6:25 p.m. ET – Ricky Rubio and the Pacers have been linked for quite some time. This could be a done deal soon.

6:20 p.m. ET – The Magic are desperately trying to sign every single lanky forward with inconsistent shooting numbers.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Free agent Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a three-year, $29M deal with the Orlando Magic, league sources tell ESPN. Player option on third year.

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6:15 p.m. ET – Another rundown of the latest reported deals…

  • Harrison Barnes re-signs with the Kings (four years, $88 million)
  • Dwight Powell re-signs with the Mavericks (three years, $33 million extension)
  • Derrick Rose to the Pistons (two years, $15 million)
  • Jonas Valanciunas re-signs with the Grizzlies (three years, $45 million)
  • Gerald Green re-signs with the Rockets (one year, money not specified)
  • Terrence Ross re-signs with the Magic (four years, $54 million)
  • Trevor Ariza to the Kings (two years, $25 million)

6:05 p.m. ET – OK, this is a lot. A rundown of the reported agreements so far…

  • JJ Redick to the Pelicans (two years, $26.5 million)
  • Dewayne Dedmon to the Kings (three years, $41 million)
  • Kemba Walker to the Celtics (four years, $141 million)
  • Thaddeus Young to the Bulls (three years, $41 million)
  • Kristaps Porzingis re-signs with the Mavericks (five years, $158 million)
  • Nikola Vucevic re-signs with the Magic (four years, $100 million)
  • Khris Middleton re-signs with the Bucks (five years, $178 million)

6 p.m. ET – FREE AGENCY IS OFFICIALLY HERE. (Just pretend nothing happened before this.)

5:55 p.m. ET – Now that the Knicks have missed out on Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, it’s time to pursue other players to fill out the roster.

David Aldridge

@davidaldridgedc

Knicks will meet in Beverly Hills with Lakers UFA Reggie Bullock tonight, per source. He’s ready to commit to a strong offer from New York, though L.A. still would like to keep him and there are other teams also looking to get in front of him.

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5:45 p.m. ET – Is Kawhi Leonard to the Lakers picking up steam?

Matthew Moreno

@MMoreno1015

Per @ramonashelburne on “The Jump” just now, Magic Johnson has “been in communication with Kawhi Leonard and his camp.”

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5:25 p.m. ET – Khris Middleton is getting paaaiiidddd.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Once free agency opens at 6 PM, All-Star Khris Middleton plans to return to the Milwaukee Bucks on a five-year, $178M contract, league sources tell ESPN. The deal is expected to include a player option on final year.

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5:20 p.m. ET – After two productive seasons in San Antonio, Rudy Gay is re-signing with the Spurs.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent Rudy Gay plans to sign a two-year, $32M deal to return to the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

2,586 people are talking about this

5:15 p.m. ET – The Hornets are swapping guards with the Celtics. Kemba Walker

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Free agent guard Terry Rozier plans to agree to a three-year, $58M contract with the Charlotte Hornets via sign-and-trade, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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5:10 p.m. ET – Aside from the Nets starting their party at Barclays Center, the Kings are staying busy.

Sam Amick

@sam_amick

Some Kings news…
Source tells @TheAthletic that Sacramento will finalize a four-year, $85 million deal with Harrison Barnes today. The deal declines annually, accounting for just 14% of the cap in the fourth year.

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Sam Amick

@sam_amick

The Kings are also expected to come to quick terms with Dewayne Dedmon on a three-year, $40 million deal when free agency formally opens. That deal has a partial guarantee in the third year.

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4:55 p.m. ET – BOOM. KEVIN DURANT TO THE NETS.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Kevin Durant is planning to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources tell ESPN.

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Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Brooklyn is making a clean sweep tonight: Brooklyn will sign Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, league sources tell ESPN.

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4:40 p.m. ET – It’s not a superstar signing, but the Nets are set to add veteran shooting guard Garrett Temple on a team-friendly deal.

Marc J. Spears

@MarcJSpearsESPN

Free agent guard Garrett Temple is expected to sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets, a source told ESPN’s The Undefeated. Team option second year.

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4:35 p.m. ET – “Splash Mountain” stays in Milwaukee. Bringing back Brook Lopez is a big move for the Bucks, a team looking to return to the Eastern Conference finals next season.

Adrian Wojnarowski

@wojespn

Once free agency opens at 6 PM ET, Brook Lopez is planning to sign a four-year, $52M deal to stay with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell ESPN.

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4:25 p.m. ET – Kevin Durant will reportedly announce his decision Sunday night. The Warriors are prepared to offer a five-year, $221 million supermax contract, but the Nets might be the favorite at the moment.

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

An undeniable vibe of confidence is emanating from Brooklyn as we speak: The Nets sure seem to believe they are getting Kevin Durant’s commitment tonight to go with Kyrie Irving”s … with DeAndre Jordan, Durant’s close friend, to follow

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4:10 p.m. ET – To no one’s surprise, the Trail Blazers have locked up Damian Lillard. That’s a looooot of money.

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is working toward agreement on a four-year, $196 million super maximum contract extension, league sources told @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Damian Lillard’s Portland extension: Total of six years and $258M, an annual salary of $43M. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1145397820410793984 

Shams Charania

@ShamsCharania

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is working toward agreement on a four-year, $196 million super maximum contract extension, league sources told @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

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4 p.m. ET – Kyrie Irving is on his way to Brooklyn, but he might not be the only one in a Nets jersey by the end of the evening. Could Kevin Durant join Irving?

Marc Stein

@TheSteinLine

The Nets will have a formal commitment from Kyrie Irving at their practice facility in two hours, league sources say, and — as @NYTSports reported Monday — have been aggressively pursuing a Kyrie/Kevin Durant/DeAndre Jordan trio in hopes of luring Durant away from Golden State

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Sunday, June 30