There has been plenty of action since the NBA’s free agency officially opened on Monday. One of the biggest names in the market, Chris Paul, has chosen to return to the Phoenix Suns, while other stars like Mike Conley (Utah Jazz) and John Collins (Atlanta Hawks) have also chosen to stay with their respective teams. . Other notable players like Kyle Lowry (Miami Heat), Spencer Dinwiddie (Washington Wizards), DeMar DeRozan and Lonzo Ball (Chicago Bulls) have found new homes within the league through ongoing signing and exchange deals. development.
We’ve also seen several veterans join forces with contenders, including Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard (Los Angeles Lakers), Andre Drummond (Philadelphia 76ers) and Patty Mills (Brooklyn Nets). Other players like Stephen Curry, Jimmy Butler, Trae Young and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander have reportedly reached deals on maximum contract extensions. While there have been many deals made at this point, the league’s free agent frenzy is far from over.
It should be noted that although the teams began negotiating contracts with players at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, August 2, there is a moratorium until 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 6, after which agreements can be officially. signed. Most of the time, this is just a technical detail, but on rare occasions players have withdrawn from these verbal agreements.
It should be a busy few days around the NBA, and we’ve got you covered all the action here.
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