2020 NBA free agency and trades

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The 2020 NBA free-agent elegance would possibly not have the big name energy of final yr’s — when just about part the league changed into to be had — however quite a few giant names are set to hit the marketplace. Even extra may well be introduced in commerce talks.

Will back-to-back MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo signal a five-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks? What is the marketplace for Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet? What roughly contract will Anthony Davis signal with the Los Angeles Lakers?

Keep it right here for the most recent information, buzz and research all through free agency and commerce season.

Rating agency offers: Day 1 | Day 2

Nov. 21 updates

11:27 p.m. ET: Serge Ibaka has agreed to a two-year deal value $19 million to play for the LA Clippers, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Ibaka will sign up for former teammate Kawhi Leonard in Los Angeles, because the pair received an NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors in 2019.


10:25 p.m. ET: ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski stories that guard Jevon Carter has agreed to a three-year deal value $11.Five million to go back to the Phoenix Suns. Carter was once obtained in a commerce from the Memphis Grizzlies in 2019 and performed his means right into a key reserve function with the Suns. The former Texas Tech big name averaged 4.Nine issues and 2.zero rebounds final season.


9:39 p.m. ET: Guard Jeff Teague has agreed to a one-year deal to play with the Boston Celtics, assets ascertain to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of the Boston Globe. Teague, 32, cut up time with the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Atlanta Hawks final season, averaging 10.Nine issues and 5.2 rebounds in 59 video games.


8:41 p.m. ET: Center Nerlens Noel has agreed to a one-year deal value $Five million to enroll in the New York Knicks, stories ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Noel, a key reserve with the Oklahoma City Thunder for the previous two seasons, averaged 7.Four issues and 4.Nine rebounds according to sport final season.


8:20 p.m. ET: Guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has agreed to a three-year deal value $40 million to go back to the Los Angeles Lakers, assets showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Caldwell-Pope, 27, was once a key starter for the champion Lakers, averaging 10.7 issues according to sport and capturing 37.8% from 3-point vary within the playoffs.


8:13 p.m. ET: Forward Wes Iwundu has agreed to a deal to enroll in the Dallas Mavericks, assets showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Iwundu, 25, performed his first 3 seasons for the Orlando Magic, averaging 4.Eight issues according to sport in 182 profession video games.


7:59 p.m. ET: Guard Brad Wanamaker has agreed to a one-year deal value $2.25 million to play with the Golden State Warriors, stories ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Wanamaker, a key reserve with Boston Celtics for the previous two seasons, is predicted to look some vital mins as Steph Curry’s backup.


7:48 p.m. ET: Center Tristan Thompson has agreed to a deal to enroll in the Boston Celtics value $19 million for 2 seasons, assets showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of Yahoo Sports. Thompson, 29, has performed his complete profession with the Cavaliers, and averaged 12.zero issues and 10.1 rebounds according to sport final season.


7:26 p.m. ET: Guard Denzel Valentine has agreed to go back to the Chicago Bulls on a one-year deal by way of signing his qualifying be offering, value $4.6 million. In 170 profession video games with the Bulls, the 27-year previous has averaged 7.Eight issues and 3.6 rebounds according to sport.

5:46 p.m. ET: The Denver Nuggets have pulled the qualifying be offering on ahead Torrey Craig, which permits him to turn out to be an unrestricted free agent, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Craig, who performed 172 video games over 3 seasons with the Nuggets, tweeted “No love”.


5:32 p.m. ET: Carmelo Anthony has agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Portland Trail Blazers, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Anthony signed with Portland final November after having been out of the league for greater than a yr following his 10-game stint with the Houston Rockets in 2018-19.


5:20 p.m. ET: Guard Elfrid Payton has agreed to one-year, $Five million take care of the New York Knicks, brokers Aaron Mintz and Ty Sullivan of CAA Basketball instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Payton averaged 10.zero issues and 7.2 assists according to sport for New York final season.


4:53 p.m. ET: Forward Paul Millsap has agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal to go back to the Denver Nuggets, his agent DeAngelo Simmons instructed The Athletic. Millsap’s go back is helping shore up Denver’s rotation, which took a success when Jerami Grant agreed to signal with the Detroit Pistons.


4:29 p.m. ET: Guard Rajon Rondo has agreed to a two-year, $15 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Hawks are made up our minds to toughen defensively of their backcourt rotation, bringing on Rondo and Kris Dunn on two-year offers.


3:39 p.m. ET: Pat Connaughton has agreed to a three-year deal value $16 million to go back to the Milwaukee Bucks, brokers Jeff Schwartz and Jordan Gertler instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Milwaukee has a large number of shifting portions on more than one fronts, so Connaughton’s deal — prior to now reported to be for 2 years — was once reshaped to stick with Milwaukee.


3:05 p.m. ET: Guard Rajon Rondo mentioned good-bye to the Los Angeles Lakers in an Instagram post Saturday, finishing a two-year run in Los Angeles that integrated an NBA name this previous season. Rondo had declined his $2.6 million participant possibility for 2020-21 previous this week.


3:00 p.m. ET: Guard Raul Neto has agreed to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimal with the Washington Wizards, ESPN has showed. Neto, 28, has averaged 4.Nine issues and 1.Nine assists according to sport in 5 seasons with the Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers.


2:57 p.m. ET: Nomadic ahead Jeff Green is about to enroll in his 10th workforce in 13 seasons, agreeing to a one-year veteran’s minimum deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Green will probably be reunited with Kevin Durant; the 2 have been teammates with the Seattle SuperSonics and Oklahoma City Thunder for the primary three-plus seasons in their careers.


2:47 p.m. ET: Forward Gary Clark has agreed to a two-year, $4.1 million deal to stick with the Orlando Magic, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Clark performed 25 video games for Orlando final season after being waived by way of the Houston Rockets.


2:12 p.m. ET: Forward Jae Crowder, who cut up final season between the Memphis Grizzlies and Miami Heat, is at the transfer once more, agreeing to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Phoenix Suns, in line with more than one stories. Phoenix will probably be Crowder’s 6th other prevent for the reason that get started of the 2016-17 season.


2:02 p.m. ET: Guard Avery Bradley has agreed go away the Los Angeles Lakers for the Miami Heat on a two-year, $11.6 million deal, his agent, Charles Briscoe, instructed The Athletic. Bradley, 29, began 44 video games for the Lakers prior to opting out of taking part in within the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida, mentioning circle of relatives considerations.


1:28 p.m. ET: Gordon Hayward, who declined his $34.2 million participant possibility with the Boston Celtics previous this week, has agreed to a four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hayward signed an be offering sheet with Charlotte in 2014 as a limited free agent, however the Utah Jazz matched and stored him. This time, Charlotte will get Hayward.

What Hayward’s deal means for the Hornets and Celtics


12:46 p.m. ET: Guard Fred VanVleet has agreed to a four-year, $85 million deal to go back to the Toronto Raptors, with a participant possibility within the ultimate yr, ESPN has showed.


12:16 p.m. ET: Guard D.J. Augustin has agreed to a three-year, $21 million take care of the Milwaukee Bucks, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Augustin, a 12-year veteran, spent the previous 4 seasons with the Orlando Magic.


12:15 p.m. ET: Forward Bobby Portis has agreed to a two-year, $7.5 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Portis changed into a free agent when the New York Knicks declined his $15 million workforce possibility previous this week.


11:15 a.m. ET: Guard Kris Dunn has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The moment yr is a participant possibility. Dunn changed into an unrestricted free agent when the Chicago Bulls declined to increase him a qualifying be offering previous this week.


10:22 a.m. ET: Forward Maurice Harkless has agreed to a one-year, $3.6 million deal with the Miami Heat, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Harkless, who was once traded from the LA Clippers to the New York Knicks in February, became down extra profitable offers for a possibility to play a outstanding function with the protecting Eastern Conference champions — and reenter a extra cash-flushed free-agent market in 2021.


9:57 a.m. ET: As a part of the four-team trade that is an expansion of the Bucks-Pelicans deal that despatched Jrue Holiday to Milwaukee, the Oklahoma City Thunder — who’re sending Steven Adams to New Orleans — will obtain George Hill, Darius Miller, a 2023 safe first-round select (by way of Denver) and second-round choices in 2023 (by way of Charlotte) and 2024 (by way of Washington), assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Trade grades: Who wins the four-team deal?


9:12 a.m. ET: Restricted free agent Jakob Poeltl is finalizing a three-year deal value just about $27 million to stick with the San Antonio Spurs, his agent, Mike Tellem, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.


2:18 a.m. ET: Forward JaMychal Green has agreed to a two-year, $15 million take care of the Denver Nuggets, with a participant possibility in the second one season, league assets showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Green, a key reserve for the LA Clippers final season, averaged 7.Three issues and 6.Three rebounds according to sport in 87 video games for the Clippers.


2:04 a.m. ET: Center Robin Lopez has agreed to a take care of the Washington Wizards, assets showed to ESPN. Lopez, who averaged 5.Four issues according to sport final season, declined his $Five million participant possibility with the Milwaukee Bucks previous within the week.


2:03 a.m. ET: Forward James Ennis III has agreed to a deal to go back to the Orlando Magic, assets showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Ennis, 30, averaged 8.Five issues according to sport for the Magic after being dealt from the Philadelphia 76ers on the commerce closing date.


1:50 a.m. ET: Forward Derrick Jones Jr. has agreed to a two-year, $19 million take care of the Portland Trail Blazers, league assets showed to ESPN. Jones, the 2020 Slam Dunk Contest champion, averaged 8.Five issues according to sport for the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat final season.


1:26 a.m. ET: The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed in principle to commerce Steven Adams to the New Orleans Pelicans as a part of a multiteam deal, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Pelicans are anticipated to ship a 2023 first-round select and more than one second-round choices to the Thunder.


1:03 a.m. ET: ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that in a three-team deal, the Dallas Mavericks gets James Johnson from the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Detroit Pistons will obtain Delon Wright from the Mavericks, and Oklahoma City will obtain Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson and a long run draft select.

Trade grades: Who wins the Mavericks-Thunder-Pistons deal?


12:41 a.m. ET: ESPN confirms that ahead Jerami Grant has agreed to a three-year, $60 million take care of the Detroit Pistons. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Grant, 26, averaged 12.zero issues according to sport in his lone season with the Denver Nuggets final yr. He’ll be reunited in Detroit with fellow former Denver giant guy Mason Plumlee, who agreed to a take care of the Pistons previous Friday.

Nov. 20 updates

11:39 p.m. ET: ESPN’s Zach Lowe reported that ahead Justin Holiday has agreed to a three-year deal worth $18 million to go back to the Indiana Pacers. Holiday, 31, averaged 8.Three issues according to sport and 40.5% from 3-point vary for the Pacers in his lone season with the franchise.


11:02 p.m. ET: Guard Wesley Matthews is signing a one-year, $3.6 million deal to enroll in the protecting champion Los Angeles Lakers, assets showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Matthews, who spent final season with the Milwaukee Bucks, has shot 38.1% from 3-point vary in his 11-year profession.


10:59 p.m. ET: Forward Marcus Morris Sr. has agreed to a four-year, $64 million deal to stay with the LA Clippers, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Morris performed 19 regular-season video games with the Clippers final season, averaging 10.1 issues according to sport, after he was once obtained from the New York Knicks in a commerce in February.


10:13 p.m. ET: Forward Christian Wood has agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal with the Houston Rockets, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The element is predicted to be a sign-and-trade with the Detroit Pistons, for whom Wood emerged as a most sensible possibility when they traded Andre Drummond. Wood averaged 22.6 issues and 9.Eight rebounds in his ultimate 14 video games prior to the league’s shutdown in March.


10:05 p.m. ET: Guard Garrett Temple has agreed to a one-year, $Five million take care of the Chicago Bulls, agent Mark Bartelstein instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Temple averaged 10.Three issues according to sport in 62 appearances for the Brooklyn Nets, who declined his workforce possibility previous this week.


10:00 p.m. ET: Guard Joe Harris has agreed to a four-year, $75 million deal to go back to the Brooklyn Nets, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Just hours prior to free agency started, Nets normal supervisor Sean Marks mentioned Brooklyn’s priority was to retain Harris. “Joe is an intricate piece to this system right here — no longer most effective what he does and what everyone sees at the courtroom, however it is off the courtroom as neatly,” Marks mentioned.


9:55 p.m. ET: Guard Alec Burks has agreed to a one-year, $6 million take care of the New York Knicks, agent Alex Saratsis instructed ESPN’s Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski. Burks averaged a career-high 15.zero issues according to sport final season, which he cut up between the Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia 76ers.


9:52 p.m. ET: Forward Davis Bertans has agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal to go back to the Washington Wizards, his agent, Arturs Kalnitis, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal contains an early-termination possibility after the fourth yr. Bertans, who opted out of the NBA’s restart in July, averaged 15.Four issues according to sport final season and shot 42.3% from 3-point vary.


9:43 p.m. ET: Reigning Sixth Man of the Year Montrezl Harrell is planning to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers for 2 years and $19 million, agent Rich Paul instructed ESPN. The moment yr of the deal is a participant possibility. Harrell averaged 18.6 issues and 7.1 rebounds according to sport for the LA Clippers final season.


9:27 p.m. ET: Restricted free agent Malik Beasley has agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal to stay with the Minnesota Timberwolves, a supply showed to ESPN’s Bobby Marks. The deal, which incorporates a workforce possibility within the fourth yr, was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Beasley averaged 20.7 issues in 14 video games with the Timberwolves after he was once obtained from the Denver Nuggets in a commerce in February.


9:05 p.m. ET: Guard Trey Burke has agreed to a three-year deal in the $10 million range to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks, assets instructed ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. The Mavs made re-signing Burke a concern after he averaged 12.zero issues and 3.Eight assists right through the season restart in Florida.


9:05 p.m. ET: Forward Anthony Gill has agreed to a two-year take care of the Washington Wizards, agent Sean Kennedy of Excel Sports Management instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Gill, who went undrafted out of Virginia in 2016, performed with Khimki of the VTB United League final season.


8:35 p.m. ET: Forward Rodney Hood is returning to the Portland Trail Blazers on a two-year, $21 million deal, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The moment yr of the deal is non-guaranteed. Hood hasn’t performed since Dec. 6, when he tore his left Achilles tendon, however is predicted to be able for the beginning of coaching camp subsequent month.


8:32 p.m. ET: Center Dwight Howard has agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, his agent, Charles Briscoe, showed to ESPN. The deal is for the veteran’s minimal of $2.6 million, league assets instructed ESPN’s Bobby Marks. Earlier Friday, Howard, who helped the Los Angeles Lakers win the 2020 NBA championship, tweeted, “I’m staying proper the place I belong. Laker country I really like y’all. Purple and gold by no means will get previous.” He temporarily deleted the tweet.

8:30 p.m. ET: Forward Danilo Gallinari is finalizing a three-year, $61.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent, Michael Tellem of CAA Sports, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Gallinari averaged 18.7 issues according to sport and shot 40.5% from 3-point vary for the Oklahoma City Thunder final season.


8:17 p.m. ET: Forward Josh Jackson is finalizing a take care of the Detroit Pistons, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Jackson, 23, was once decided on No. Four total by way of the Phoenix Suns within the 2017 draft. He spent final season with Memphis, splitting the season between the G League and the Grizzlies.


7:41 p.m. ET: ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski stories that there was an competitive early pursuit of Toronto Raptors heart Serge Ibaka by way of contenders in each meetings. The Raptors have robust hobby in retaining Ibaka as neatly.


7:41 p.m. ET: Center Derrick Favors has agreed to a three-year deal value just about $30 million to go back to the Utah Jazz, a supply showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Favors performed just about 9 seasons in Utah prior to being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans final summer time.


7:38 p.m. ET: Guard De’Aaron Fox has agreed to a five-year, $163 million extension with the Sacramento Kings, his agent, Chris Gaston, showed to ESPN. The settlement was once first reported by way of The Athletic. Fox’s deal may well be value up to $195.6 million if he meets the NBA’s “Rose Rule” standards by way of profitable MVP or Defensive Player of the Year or being named to an All-NBA workforce.


7:25 p.m. ET: Guard Jordan Clarkson has agreed to a four-year, $52 million deal with the Utah Jazz, his agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Clarkson averaged 15.6 PPG in 42 video games with the Jazz final season after being obtained in a commerce with the Cleveland Cavaliers.


7:10 p.m. ET: Forward Patrick Patterson is returning to the LA Clippers on a one-year deal, his agent, Sam Goldfeder of Excel Sports Management, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Patterson averaged 4.Nine issues and 2.6 rebounds in 59 video games for the Clippers in 2019-20.


7:04 p.m. ET: Center Jahlil Okafor has agreed to a two-year take care of the Detroit Pistons, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The former No. Three total select spent the previous two seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans, averaging 8.2 issues and 4.6 rebounds according to sport.


6:54 p.m. ET: Guard Dwayne Bacon has agreed to a two-year take care of the Orlando Magic, his agent showed to ESPN. The deal was once first reported by way of Yahoo Sports. Orlando may have 12 gamers underneath contract and be $11.Five million underneath the posh tax line after Bacon indicators, in line with ESPN’s Bobby Marks.


6:44 p.m. ET: Center Mason Plumlee has agreed to a three-year, $25 million deal with the Detroit Pistons, his agent, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Plumlee averaged 7.2 PPG and 5.2 RPG in 61 video games for the Denver Nuggets in 2019-20.


6:38 p.m. ET: One free-agent heart drawing consideration from more than one groups is DeMarcus Cousins, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The four-time All-Star overlooked all of the 2019-20 season after he tore his ACL in preseason workout routines. He was once waived by way of the Los Angeles Lakers in February.


6:31 p.m. ET: Forward/heart Drew Eubanks has agreed to a three-year contract to stick with the San Antonio Spurs, his agent, James Dunleavy of Excel Sports Management, instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Eubanks has averaged 3.Three PPG in 45 video games the previous two seasons in San Antonio.


6:22 p.m. ET: Real Madrid guard Facundo Campazzo has agreed to a two-year take care of the Denver Nuggets, his agent, Alex Saratsis, instructed ESPN. The 5-foot-11 inch Campazzo was once an All-ACB league first-team variety the previous two seasons.


6:04 p.m. ET: Boston Celtics ahead Gordon Hayward, who declined his $34.2 million participant possibility for 2020-21 on Thursday, is “open-minded about numerous puts,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. There are more than one sign-and-trade choices to be had to Hayward, along with signing outright with the Atlanta Hawks or New York Knicks or returning to the Celtics.


6:04 p.m. ET: Center Meyers Leonard instructed the Associated Press that he is re-signing with the Miami Heat. Leonard’s two-year take care of Miami is value just about $20 million, CAA Sports brokers Aaron Mintz and Dave Spahn instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.


6:01 p.m. ET: Miami Heat level guard Goran Dragic announced on Twitter that he is re-signing with the Heat.


3:43 p.m. ET: The draft-night deal that despatched No. 30 select Desmond Bane to the Memphis Grizzlies has expanded to contain a 3rd workforce. The Portland Trail Blazers gets Enes Kanter from the Boston Celtics, and Mario Hezonja is going from Portland to Memphis, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Kanter returns to the Blazers, with whom he had an amazing stretch after signing as a buyout free agent in 2019, averaging 13.1 issues and 8.6 rebounds in 23 video games.

Kanter commerce grades: Who wins the three-way Boston-Portland-Memphis deal?


12:50 p.m. ET: Just hours prior to free agency is about to start, Nets general manager Sean Marks said Brooklyn’s priority is to retain capturing guard Joe Harris. Several groups, together with the Atlanta Hawks, are serious about signing Harris, league assets instructed ESPN.


11:23 p.m. ET: Although All-NBA ahead Anthony Davis is on track to agree on a brand new take care of the Los Angeles Lakers, no formal dedication is predicted to return within the quick days after the beginning of free agency Friday, sources told ESPN.

Nov. 19 updates

7:42 p.m. ET: The NBA has opened an investigation centered at the commerce between the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings that focused on Bogdan Bogdanovic going to the Eastern Conference in a sign-and-trade deal, assets instructed ESPN’s Malika Andrews. In a document, the 2 groups agreed to the transaction — together with a freelance that was once set with Bogdanovic — just about 4 days prior to the beginning of free agency. Bogdanovic has now mentioned that he plans to continue to limited free agency on Friday.


5:55 p.m. ET: Gordon Hayward opted out of his $34 million contract with the Boston Celtics for the 2020-21 season, making him an unrestricted free agent starting at 6 p.m. Friday, league assets instructed ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. Hayward averaged 17.Five issues, 6.Four rebounds and 4.1 assists in 52 video games for the Celtics final season.


5:49 p.m. ET: The Utah Jazz are buying and selling Ed Davis and two 2023 second-round choices to the New York Knicks, assets instructed ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski. The Jazz save $Five million in wage for 2020-21. Utah is operating to re-sign Jordan Clarkson, and extensions are at the horizon for Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. The Knicks get the choices to take at the wage.


5:42 p.m. ET: The Boston Celtics have picked up Semi Ojeleye‘s workforce possibility for the 2020-21 season, league assets instructed ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. Ojeleye’s contract for subsequent season stays non-guaranteed till Saturday, when it turns into totally assured at $1.75 million. Separately, the Celtics introduced that they’ve prolonged qualifying gives to either one of their two-way gamers from final season: guard Tremont Waters and heart Tacko Fall.


5:01 p.m. ET: The Golden State Warriors are nearing a take care of the Oklahoma City Thunder to procure Kelly Oubre Jr., sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Warriors will take in Oubre’s $14.Four million wage into their $17.2 million commerce exception as soon as the deal is whole.


4:43 p.m. ET: The New York Knicks are declining the $1.7 million workforce possibility on Theo Pinson, league assets instructed ESPN’s Bobby Marks.


4:26 p.m. ET: The Phoenix Suns are declining the $5.2 million workforce possibility on Frank Kaminsky, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Kaminsky will turn out to be an unrestricted free agent.


4:10 p.m. ET: Boston Celtics heart Enes Kanter has opted into his $Five million contract for the 2020-21 season, a league supply instructed ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. Separately, Boston has declined a qualifying be offering to protect Brad Wanamaker, making him an unrestricted free agent, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.


3:13 p.m. ET: The Detroit Pistons are buying and selling Khyri Thomas and Tony Snell to the Atlanta Hawks for Dewayne Dedmon, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.


2:52 p.m. ET: The Brooklyn Nets are declining Garrett Temple‘s possibility for the 2020-21 season, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The veteran guard, who averaged 10.Three issues in 62 video games final season, will turn out to be a free agent.


2:50 p.m. ET: Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers has determined to choose out of his contract to turn out to be an unrestricted free agent, a supply instructed the Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears. Rivers averaged 8.Eight issues and 1.7 assists according to sport final season in a backup function.


1:45 p.m. ET: Guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is exercising his $19 million participant possibility to go back to the Dallas Mavericks in 2020-21, a supply instructed ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Hardaway averaged 15.Eight issues according to sport and shot 39.8% from 3-point vary final season.


1:30 p.m. ET: The New York Knicks have declined the $15.75 million workforce possibility on ahead Bobby Portis and the $1.7 million workforce possibility on guard Theo Pinson. New York additionally waived guards Elfrid Payton and Wayne Ellington and heart Taj Gibson, all of whom had in part assured contracts for 2020-21. The strikes free up $40 million in cap house for the Knicks.


12:29 p.m. ET: Forward Mike Muscala has exercised his $2.28 million participant possibility to go back to the Oklahoma City Thunder this season, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Muscala averaged 4.Eight issues according to sport and shot 37.8% from 3-point vary final season.


11:39 a.m. ET: Kelly Olynyk of the Miami Heat has exercised his $13.6 million participant possibility for the 2020-21 season, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. In his 3rd season in Miami, Olynyk most commonly got here off the bench as a floor-spacing giant guy, averaging 8.2 issues and 4.6 rebounds according to sport, with 40.6% capturing from the 3-point line.

Nov. 18 updates

11:58 p.m. ET: The LA Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets have swapped choices in the second one around of the 2020 NBA draft. The Clippers gained the No. 55 select (Jay Scrubb), and the Nets were given No. 57 (Reggie Perry).


11:51 p.m. ET: The Houston Rockets have dealt for the No. 52 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Kenyon Martin Jr.) from the Sacramento Kings in trade for a 2021 second-round select and coins issues.


11:31 p.m. ET: The New Orleans Pelicans are buying and selling the No. 42 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Nick Richards) to the Charlotte Hornets in trade for long run issues.


11:24 p.m. ET: The Memphis Grizzlies are sending the No. 40 select of the 2020 NBA draft and a 2022 second-round select to the Sacramento Kings for the No. 35 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Xavier Tillman Sr.).


11:24 p.m. ET: The Utah Jazz have traded as much as gain the No 39 select (Elijah Hughes) of this yr’s draft from the New Orleans Pelicans for a long run second-round select.


11:19 p.m. ET: The Oklahoma City Thunder have obtained the No. 37 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Vit Krejci) from the Washington Wizards for the No. 53 select on this yr’s draft (Cassius Winston) and a long run second-round select.


11:11 p.m. ET: The Dallas Mavericks have dealt Seth Curry to the Philadelphia 76ers for Josh Richardson and the No. 36 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Tyler Bey), a supply instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Trade Grades: Who wins the Seth Curry-Josh Richardson deal?


11:01 p.m. ET: The LA Clippers gets the No. 33 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Daniel Oturu) from the New York Knicks in trade for a 2023 second-round select.


10:53 p.m. ET: The Memphis Grizzlies have obtained the No. 30 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Desmond Bane) from the Boston Celtics for 2 long run second-round choices.


10:37 p.m. ET: The Utah Jazz are sending Tony Bradley and the No. 38 select within the 2020 NBA draft to the Detroit Pistons for long run issues and coins, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.


10:26 p.m. ET: The New Orleans Pelicans have dealt the No. 24 select within the 2020 NBA draft (RJ Hampton) to the Denver Nuggets in trade for a lottery-protected 2023 first-round select.


10:23 p.m. ET: The New York Knicks are sending the No. 23 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Leandro Bolmaro) to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the No. 25 (Immanuel Quickley, whose draft rights have been obtained from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a separate deal) and No. 33 choices within the 2020 NBA draft, assets instructed ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.


9:45 p.m. ET: The LA Clippers have dealt Landry Shamet to the Brooklyn Nets in a three-team deal that comes with the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons will obtain the No. 19 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Saddiq Bey) together with Rodney McGruder and ship Luke Kennard to LA, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Trade Grades: Who got the best of the Landry Shamet-Luke Kennard three-team deal?


9:32 p.m. ET: The Oklahoma City Thunder have dealt Ricky Rubio to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a package deal that comes with the No. 17 select within the 2020 NBA draft (Aleksej Pokusevski), assets instructed ESPN. The Thunder additionally despatched the No. 25 (Immanuel Quickley, which was once dealt to the Knicks) and No. 28 (Jaden McDaniels) choices within the 2020 NBA draft.

Trade Grades: Is Rubio’s return to Minnesota good for Wolves?


7:27 p.m. ET: Sacramento Kings ahead Bogdan Bogdanovic plans to go into limited free agency at 6 p.m. ET Friday, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Kings and Milwaukee Bucks was hoping to convey Bogdanovic the framework of a sign-and-trade to barter a Bogdanovic contract with Milwaukee, however he’s going to transfer into {the marketplace} to search out an be offering sheet or search different sign-and-trade situations.

What the failed Bogdanovic trade means for the Bucks and Giannis


7:07 p.m. ET: The Detroit Pistons got here into the offseason with $30 million in cap house, however when they obtained the No. 16 select (Isaiah Stewart) and Trevor Ariza from the Houston Rockets, that quantity has necessarily been sliced in part. One possibility final for the Pistons is re-signing free agent Christian Wood.


5:32 p.m. ET: The Philadelphia 76ers have dealt Al Horford to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Danny Green and Terrance Ferguson, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Sixers additionally despatched OKC a evenly safe 2025 first-round select, the No. 34 select within the 2020 NBA draft and the rights to Serbian level guard Vasilije Micic.

Trade Grades: Who wins the Al Horford-Danny Green deal?


3:15 p.m. ET: The Milwaukee Bucks have traded into the second one around of the 2020 NBA draft, obtaining the No. 45 choose from the Orlando Magic for 2 long run second-rounders.


9:17 a.m. ET: The New York Knicks are shifting up in Wednesday’s NBA draft, obtaining the Utah Jazz‘s select at No. 23 in trade for the No. 27 and No. 38 alternatives, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Knicks now hang the No. 8 and No. 23 choices in Wednesday’s draft, the primary for the workforce underneath new president of basketball operations Leon Rose.

Nov. 17 updates

3:30 p.m. ET: Gordon Hayward and the Boston Celtics have agreed to push the closing date for Hayward’s $34 million participant possibility for the 2020-21 season from its unique closing date of five p.m. ET Tuesday to a few p.m. Thursday, league sources told ESPN.


12:55 p.m. ET: Portland Trail Blazers ahead Rodney Hood is declining his $6 million participant possibility and turning into a free agent, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hood hasn’t performed since he tore his Achilles tendon on Dec. 6, 2019, however by the point the NBA season pointers off on Dec. 22, he’s going to have had greater than a yr of restoration time, and he’s anticipated so that you can play straight away.


11:54 a.m. ET: Center Andre Drummond has instructed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will exercise his $28.7 million contract option and stick with the workforce this season. Drummond was once obtained by way of Cleveland in a shocking commerce from the Detroit Pistons in February. He were anticipated for months to pick out up the choice.

Seven big NBA trades we want to see this week


1:08 a.m. ET: The Milwaukee Bucks are set to procure Sacramento Kings SG Bogdan Bogdanovic in a sign-and-trade that will ship SG Donte DiVincenzo and PFs Ersan Ilyasova and DJ Wilson to Sacramento, sources told ESPN. The Kings would additionally ship SG Justin James to Milwaukee.

Dec. 21 is the closing date for NBA MVP PF Giannis Antetokounmpo to signal an extension with the Bucks.

Nov. 16 updates

11:37 p.m. ET: The New Orleans Pelicans are nearing of completion of a commerce with the Milwaukee Bucks that will ship PGs Eric Bledsoe and George Hill, plus 3 long run first-round choices and select swaps, to New Orleans for SG Jrue Holiday, sources told ESPN.

Dec. 21 is the closing date for NBA MVP PF Giannis Antetokounmpo to signal an extension with the Bucks.

Who wins the Bucks-Pelicans deal?


11:26 p.m. ET: The Houston Rockets are finalizing a commerce with the Portland Trail Blazers that will ship SF Robert Covington to Portland for SF Trevor Ariza, a 2020 first-round select (16th total) and a 2021 first-round select, sources told ESPN.

Covington was once traded to Houston from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a midseason commerce that concerned Clint Capela. Ariza was once traded to Portland from the Sacramento Kings in a midseason deal that concerned Kent Bazemore. This deal will probably be finished after the draft.

Blazers-Rockets trade grades


8:57 p.m. ET: The commerce sending All-Star PG Chris Paul and SF Abdel Nader to the Phoenix Suns and SF Kelly Oubre Jr., PG Ricky Rubio, PG Ty Jerome, SG Jalen Lecque and a 2022 first-round select to the Oklahoma City Thunder is now official.


8:34 p.m. ET: Houston Rockets All-Star SG James Harden became down an extension that will have paid him $50 million according to yr with Houston, and he made it transparent to possession that he prefers a commerce to the Brooklyn Nets, sources told ESPN. The Rockets have not begun to interact with the Nets in significant discussion on a commerce.


8:33 p.m. ET: The San Antonio Spurs introduced that SF DeMar DeRozan has exercised his player option for the 2020-21 season. DeRozan has been with the Spurs since 2018, and he averaged greater than 20 issues according to sport for a 7th immediately season in 2019-20.


7:54 p.m. ET: The Chicago Bulls will not extend a qualifying offer to SG Shaquille Harrison, which is able to make Harrison an unrestricted free agent this offseason. Harrison spent the previous two seasons in Chicago.


5:05 p.m. ET: Milwaukee Bucks heart Robin Lopez is declining his player option and will turn out to be a free agent this offseason. Lopez signed with Milwaukee final season to again up his dual brother, Brook Lopez.


1:24 p.m. ET: The Oklahoma City Thunder are finalizing a deal to ship Chris Paul and Abdel Nader to the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr., Ricky Rubio, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque and a 2022 first-round select, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

CP3 grades: What this means for Suns and Thunder


9:26 a.m. ET: The Detroit Pistons are buying and selling guard Bruce Brown to the Brooklyn Nets for ahead Dzanan Musa and a 2021 second-round select, sources told ESPN.

The 2021 second-round select will probably be by way of the Toronto Raptors, assets mentioned.

Trade grades: Who wins the deal?

Nov. 15 updates

9:44 p.m. ET: In an anticipated transfer, Los Angeles Lakers PF Anthony Davis has declined the participant possibility of the general yr on his contract and will probably be a free agent this offseason, multiple sources told ESPN.

The Lakers will provide a number of contract choices to Davis and his illustration.


5:27 p.m. ET: Houston Rockets SG James Harden has thought to be the Brooklyn Nets as a most sensible commerce vacation spot, sources told ESPN.

Harden is a former teammate of Nets SF Kevin Durant from their time with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the 2 have mentioned the potential of teaming up in Brooklyn with PG Kyrie Irving.

The Houston and Brooklyn entrance workplaces have not begun to talk about a commerce; Houston is telling groups it desires to “run it again” with Harden, and it’s unclear how a long way Brooklyn is keen to visit get him.

Pelton: Exploring a Harden-to-Nets trade


11:08 a.m. ET: The Los Angeles Lakers are in complicated talks with the Oklahoma City Thunder on a commerce for guard Dennis Schroder, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The deal is predicted to incorporate the Thunder obtaining the Lakers’ select at No. 28 in Wednesday’s draft. Lakers guard Danny Green has been a focal point of the discussions.

The commerce will also be finished at 12 p.m. ET Monday, as groups had been knowledgeable that the league’s moratorium will finish then, assets instructed ESPN.

Trade grades for the Schroder-Green deal

Nov. 11 replace

11:43 a.m. ET: Houston Rockets All-Stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook have expressed concern about the direction of the franchise within the wake of the departures of head trainer Mike D’Antoni and normal supervisor Daryl Morey, assets instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim MacMahon. Neither former MVP has asked a commerce from Houston at this level.

Teams that can make real offers for Harden and Westbrook

Nov. 10 replace

8:30 p.m. ET: The Phoenix Suns have had discussions about obtaining Chris Paul from the Oklahoma City Thunder, assets instructed ESPN. Talks had been ongoing and persisted to assemble traction, however there is not any deal impending. The Thunder have given big name gamers corresponding to Paul George and Russell Westbrook enter on commerce locations up to now and have proven a willingness to paintings with Paul on a commerce now, assets mentioned.

Would a Chris Paul trade be a good move for the Phoenix Suns?

Oct. 28 replace

1:27 p.m. ET: Former Houston Rockets normal supervisor Daryl Morey is finalizing a deal to turn out to be the Philadelphia 76ers‘ president of basketball operations, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A proper announcement is predicted once this week.

Oct. 23 replace

6:55 p.m. ET: Miami Heat president Pat Riley said Friday that the workforce’s purpose this offseason is to “handle the gamers that we have got.” That listing contains free brokers Goran Dragic, Jae Crowder, Meyers Leonard and Derrick Jones Jr. Miami additionally desires to stay versatile forward of a 2021 free-agent elegance that might come with superstars corresponding to Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.

All-Star Bam Adebayo could also be extension-eligible as he enters the general yr of his rookie deal.

“Once we get all of the numbers and we get the whole lot down, we get the time table, we all know when the dates are and what the foundations are in the whole lot, after we get all of that, we are going to stay fluid,” Riley mentioned. “And no matter items itself to us, we will have a look at it.”

Next for Miami: The Bam decision and how to land another star

Oct. 21 updates

Three p.m. ET: During the creation of Indiana Pacers trainer Nate Bjorkgren, workforce president Kevin Pritchard mentioned the most important offseason query final for the franchise: the way forward for two-time All-Star Victor Oladipo, who can turn out to be an unrestricted free agent after subsequent season.

“[Oladipo] feels just right in regards to the workforce. He’s talked to me about how he thinks this workforce will also be excellent,” Pritchard said. “We listen numerous issues, however till it involves me, I do not truly concern about that.”

Oladipo is getting into the general yr of four-year, $85 million deal.

Marks: Next steps for the Pacers


11:34 a.m. ET: The Minnesota Timberwolves, who don’t yet see a clear choice for their No. 1 overall pick within the NBA draft, are intently comparing all eventualities, together with commerce situations, prior to bobbing up with a collection plan on draft evening, ESPN’s Eric Woodyard stories.

“For us, we usually learn about the draft from 1 to no matter quantity we really feel like is a draftable participant,” Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas mentioned. “And we will assessment the ones guys for commerce situations, commerce again, commerce out, for undrafted free-agent alternatives, for minor league alternatives, so we truly beat up the draft board up to can all of the means up till the draft.”

Minnesota additionally holds the 17th and 33rd choices within the Nov. 18 draft.

MORE: Everything to know for the 2020 draft

Oct. 12 replace

2:18 a.m. ET: Following the Los Angeles Lakers’ title-clinching win over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Anthony Davis addressed his impending free agency.

“I had a good time in L.A. this primary yr. This has been not anything however pleasure, not anything however amazement. Over the following couple of months, we will determine it out. I imply, I’m no longer 100 p.c certain, however that is why my agent [Rich Paul] is who he’s, and we will speak about it and determine it out,” Davis mentioned.

Davis is predicted to choose out of his $28.Eight million contract for 2020-21 and may obtain $32.7 million subsequent season if the wage cap remains at $109.1 million, in line with ESPN’s Bobby Marks.

Marks: How the Lakers get back to the Finals

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