It’s officially free agent season, and The Basketball Network is here to keep you updated on all that happens throughout the first day. Although teams cannot ink any deals until July 7, many have reached verbal agreements with their highest priority guys.
Let’s begin, shall we?
Winding Down – July 8
- Marreese Speights and the LA Clippers have agreed to a deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Slow Down Continues – July 7
- ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that Bob Marjanovic and the Detroit Pistons agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal.
- According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Marcelo Huertas agrees to a two-year deal with the Lakers.
- The Boston Celtics will pick up the option on forward Amir Johnson, per The Vertical.
- Shams Charania reported that Ian Clark will sign a one-year deal to return to Golden State.
- Festus Ezeli has reportedly agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with the Trail Blazers, per Woj.
- Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Allen Crabbe signed a four-year, $75 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets.
The Slow Down Begins – July 6
- Free agent center Nene and the Houston Rockets have agreed to a one-year, $2.9 million deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Brandon Rush and the Minnesota Timberwolves agree on a one-year, $3.5 million deal, according to Marc Stein.
- Per the Associated Press, Brian Roberts agreed to a one-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets.
- Second-round pick Jake Layman and the Portland Trail Blazers have come to terms on a three-year deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Dwyane Wade signs a two-year, $47.5 million contract with his hometown Chicago Bulls, per Wojnarowski.
- Chris Mannix of The Vertical reported that Richard Jefferson is returning to the Cavs on a two-year, $5 million deal.
- According to Ramona Shelburne, the Phoenix Suns and Leandro Barbosa agree to a two-year, $8 million contract.
It Goes On – July 5
- Marc Stein reported that Dirk Nowitzki will be returning to Dallas on a two-year, $40 million contract.
- Gerald Henderson and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Per Ian Begley, the Knicks signed 6-9 Lithuanian forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas.
- The Knicks ink Spanish forward Wily Hernangomez to a multi-year deal, courtesy of Adrian Wojnarowski.
- David West has agreed to a one-year, $1.55 million deal to join the Golden State Warriors, per David Aldridge.
- Shams Charania reported that Jason Smith and the Washington Wizards have agreed on a three-year, $16 million contract.
Even Independence Day Isn’t Safe – July 4
- Per Shams Charania, the Lakers re-signed Tarik Black for two-year, $12.85 million.
- In the biggest decision since LeBron going to Miami, Kevin Durant announced in The Players’ Tribune that he’d be joining the Golden State Warriors on a two-year, $54.3 million contract. Financial details reported by Marc Stein.
- Real Madrid guard Sergio Rodriguez is signing a one-year, $8 million deal with the 76ers, per Shams Charania.
- Ramon Sessions and the Charlotte Hornets agree to a two-year, $12.5 million deal, per Woj.
- Pau Gasol and San Antonio are finalizing a two-year deal in excess of $30 million, according to The Vertical.
- Luc Mbah A Moute is re-signing with the LA Clippers on a two-year, $4.5 million contract, per Woj.
- According to Shams Charania, the Golden State Warriors are signing Zaza Pachulia to a one-year, $2.9 million contract.
- Chris Haynes reported that Lance Thomas and the Knicks have agreed on terms to a four-year contract.
- Roy Hibbert and the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Woj also reported that Seth Curry and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal.
- The Knicks and guard Brandon Jennings agree to terms to a one-year, $5 million deal, per Vincent Goodwill.
So Much Is Happening – July 3
- The Brooklyn Nets and guard Tyler Johnson agree to terms on a four-year, $50 million contract, per Woj.
- According to Marc Stein, Cole Aldrich and the Minnesota Timberwolves agree to terms on a three-year, $22 million deal.
- Sam Amick of USA TODAY reported that the Sacramento Kings and guard Garrett Temple agreed on a three-year, $24 million contract.
- The Hawks and guard Malcolm Delaney agreed to terms on a two-year deal, per Shams Charania.
- Jamal Crawford will return to the Clippers after agreeing on a three-year, $42 million contract, per Shams Charania.
- The Wizards and European guard Tomas Satoransky have agreed to a three-year deal, per Woj.
- Marc Spears reported that the Bulls signed Rajon Rondo to a two-year, $28 million deal.
- Dwight Powell and the Dallas Mavericks agreed to terms to a four-year deal that exceeds $37 million, according to Charania.
- The Mavericks also signed Deron Williams to a one-year, $10 million deal, per Marc Stein.
But Wait, There’s More – July 2
- TNT’s David Aldridge reported that the Utah Jazz signed Joe Johnson to a two-year, $22 million deal.
- Luol Deng got pulled away from the Miami Heat and will sign a four-year, $72 million deal with the Lakers, per Shams Charania.
- Jone Leuer and the Detroit Pistons agreed to terms on a four-year, $42 million contract, according to Marc Stein.
- ESPN’s Ian Begley reported that Courtney Lee is expected to get a four-year deal with an annual salary exceeding $10 million.
- The Kings have agreed to sign Arron Afflalo to a two-year, $25 million contract, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Bismack Biyombo will be signing a four-year deal with the Orlando Magic, per the Associated Press.
- Trevor Booker has agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets, per Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune.
- The Houston Rockets and Ryan Anderson have agreed on terms to a four-year, $80 million contract, per Woj.
- The Vertical comes through yet again, announcing that Marvin Williams and the Charlotte Hornets agree to a four-year, $54.5 million deal.
- Al Horford signs a four-year, $113 million contract with the Boston Celtics.
- The Knicks and Courtney Lee have agreed to terms on a four-year, $50 million deal, per Alex Kennedy.
- USA TODAY’s Sam Amick reported that the Kings signed Anthony Tolliver to a two-year deal worth $16 million.
- Shams Charania reported that the Wizards and Ian Mahinmi agreed on a four-year, $64 million deal.
- Wesley Johnson and the Los Angeles Clippers agreed to a three-year, $18 million deal, per Charania.
- Dallas intends to offer Harrison Barnes a four-year contract for an estimated $95 million, per Marc Stein.
- Per Woj, Austin Rivers agrees to a three-year, $35 million-plus contract with the Clippers.
- Eric Gordon and Houston agree to a four-year, $53 million deal, per The Vertical.
- Andrew Nicholson and the Wizards have agreed to a four-year, $26 million deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Shams Charania reported that the Memphis Grizzlies and James Ennis have agreed to a two-year deal with $6 million guaranteed.
Overnight Verbals Reached – July 1
- DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors have reached an agreement, but the “terms not finalized,” according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports. The deal is also expected to be for five years, with a dollar amount upwards of $139 million.
- Shams Charania of The Vertical reported that the Los Angeles Lakers are re-signing Jordan Clarkson to a four-year, $50 million contract.
- The Charlotte Hornets wrapped up versatile forward Nicolas Batum with a five-year, $120 million deal, per Charania. He also noted that the fifth year is an option year.
- D.J. Augustin and the Orlando Magic have reportedly agreed to a deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
- Woj also reported that the Lakers are in “serious talks on the framework” of a four-year, $65 million contract with Timofey Mozgov.
- The Washington Wizards are close to giving shooting guard Bradley Beal a five-year, $128 million max contract, per The Vertical.
- ESPN’s Chris Broussard reported that the Knicks and center Joakim Noah are close to finalizing a four-year, $72 million deal.
- Center Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons are “nearing agreement” on a five-year, $130 million max deal, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.
- Keith Pompey of Philly.com reported that former 76ers point guard Ish Smith is heading to Detroit, and will get a three-year, $18 million contract.
- Point guard Jeremy Lin is close to signing a multi-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Marc Stein reported that the deal is $36 million for three years.
- Marc Stein reported that the Indiana Pacers and Al Jefferson reached a verbal agreement on a three-year, $30 million deal.
- Mirza Teletovic and the Milwaukee Bucks reached an agreement on a three-year, $30 million contract, per Marc Stein.
- Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press reported that the 76ers and guard Jerryd Bayless agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal.
- Woj reported that Chandler Parsons and the Memphis Grizzlies are “nearing agreement” on a four-year max deal worth $94 million.
- Evan Fournier (don’t Google) is reportedly getting a five-year, $85 million extension to stay with the Magic, per Marc Spears of ESPN.
- Evan Turner‘s agent, Kevin Bradbury, told Woj that his client is getting a four-year deal worth $70 million with Portland.
- TNT’s David Aldridge reported that the Bucks signed guard Matthew Dellvedova for four years, $38.4 million.
- Dwight Howard signs a three-year, $70.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, according to Shams Charania.
- Charania also reported that Jeff Green signed a one-year, $15 million deal with the Orlando Magic.
- Per Adrian Wojnarowski, Darrell Arthur and the Denver Nuggets agreed to a three-year deal worth $23 million.
- Mike Conley and the Grizzlies are “nearing conclusion” to a whopping five-year, $153 million contract, per Marc Stein.
- Jared Dudley agrees to a three-year, $30 million deal with his hometown Phoenix Suns, per.
- The Atlanta Hawks have resigned Kent Bazemore to a four-year, $70 million deal that includes a player option in year four, per Shams Charania.
- Scott Kushner of the New Orleans Advocate reported that E’Twaun Moore and the Pelicans agreed to a four-year, $34 million deal. Pels “praised Moore’s character, work ethic and personality.”
Stay tuned for updates.