Updates on all things Celtics free agency, as well as the major news around the NBA. Newest items will be listed at the top:
5:08 p.m. — Deal between the Heat, Clippers, Trail Blazers, and 76ers is complete. Jimmy Butler will have a four-year, $142 max deal with Heat. Maurice Harkless is heading to the Clippers, and the team will also recieve a future first-round pick from Miami. The 76ers will recieve Josh Richardson from Miami, per ESPN.
4:38 p.m. — Nerlens Noel agrees on a deal with the Thunder, again. Previously, Noel asked Oklahoma City for time to re-evaluate their earlier commitment on a deal Sunday evening, per ESPN.
4:37 p.m. — Frank Kaminsky agrees to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Suns, per ESPN.
4:10 p.m. — Wesley Matthews agrees to a minimum deal with the Bucks, per ESPN.
3:52 p.m. — Edmond Sumner agrees to a three-year deal with the Pacers, per ESPN.
3:35 p.m. — ESPN is reporting Thompson’s new deal with the Warriors includes a 15 percent trade kicker.
3:21 p.m. — Richaun Holmes agrees to a two-year, $10 million deal with Kings, per The Athletic.
2:52 p.m. — JJ Barea will remain with the Mavericks, per the Athletic. He’s agreed to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum.
2:15 p.m. — Enes Kanter agrees to a two-year deal with the Celtics, per The Athletic. The report was confirmed by Stadium and Yahoo Sports. The Athletic reports Kanter will make $10 million on the deal. Stadium’s report indicates the deal has a player option for the second year. Yahoo Sports reports the first year is worth $4.767 million and the second one is worth $5,005,350 and confirms the player option.
2:01 p.m. — Maxi Kleber agrees to a four-year deal with the Mavericks worth $35 million, per The New York Times.
1:41 p.m. – Elfrid Payton agrees to join the Knicks on a two-year, $16 million contract, per The Athletic.
1:19 p.m. — Troy Daniels agrees to a one-year, $2.1 million deal with the Lakers, per The Athletic.
12:58 p.m. — Austin Rivers agrees to a two-year deal to return to the Rockets, and includes a player option on the second year, per ESPN.
12:57 p.m. — ESPN is reporting the Nets will acquire a protected future first-round pick from the sign-and-trade between with the Warriors that’s sending D’Angelo Russell to Golden State.
12:37 p.m. — Miami agrees to trade Hassan Whiteside to Portland for Mo Harkless and Meyers Leonard, per ESPN.
12:23 p.m. — Seth Curry agrees to a four-year, $42 million deal with the Mavericks, per ESPN.
11:18 a.m. — Michael Carter-Williams agrees to stay with the Magic on a one-year deal, per ESPN.
10:38 a.m. — Wayne Ellington agrees to two-year, $16 million deal with the Knicks, per ESPN.
9:01 a.m. — Satoransky’s deal with the Bulls is worth $30 million, per ESPN.
8:23 a.m. — ESPN is reporting the Bulls and Wizards have agreed on a sign-and-trade that will send Tomas Satoransky to Chicago. The contract is a three-year deal.
8:05 a.m. — Ish Smith agrees to a two-year, $12 million deal with the Wizards, per The Athletic.
4:11 a.m. — The Jazz receive two second-round picks (2021 and 2023) from the Pelicans (via the Warriors) for Favors, per ESPN.
1:52 a.m. — Reggie Bullock agrees to a two-year, $21 million deal to join the Knicks.
1:28 a.m. — ESPN reports the Heat are “working on options” to get Butler deal done. Adds that they’re trying to find a trade partner to move Goran Dragic before July 6, “out of respect.”
1:26 a.m. — The New York Times is reporting the Heat and 76ers are working to find a new third team for the Butler deal. There has been an “apparent collapse of the teams’ talks with Dallas.”
1:20 a.m. — Patrick Beverley agrees to stay with the Clippers on a three-year, $40 million contract.
12:23 a.m. — Jamal Murray agrees to remain with the Nuggets on a five-year, $170 million deal, per The Athletic.
12:12 a.m. — Bobby Portis agrees to join the Knicks on a two-year deal worth $31 million, per ESPN.
11:41 p.m. — To make room for Russell, the Warriors traded Andre Iguodala to the Grizzlies, per ESPN. Memphis received first round picks for the 2024 (protected first through fourth overall) 2025 (protected first overall) and 2026 (unprotected) drafts
11:30 p.m. — ESPN is reporting the Warriors and Nets agreed on a sign-and-trade that to send D’Angelo Russell to Golden State. His deal is for four years and worth $117 million.
11:43 p.m. — Robin Lopez agrees to a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, per Yahoo Sports.
10:37 p.m. — The Athletic is reporting the Pelicans traded with the Jazz for Favors. Utah will receive draft picks.
10:32 p.m. — The New York Times is reporting Klay Thompson’s reported agreement for a five-year, $190 million contract with the Warriors still stands.
10:31 p.m. — ESPN is reporting Derrick Favors and the Pelicans are close to agreeing on a deal.
10:29 p.m. — Mike Muscala agrees to deal with the Thunder, per ESPN.
10:26 p.m. — ESPN is reporting asked the Thunder for time to “re-evaluate their earlier commitment” on a new deal, though discussions are ongoing.
10:19 p.m. — The New York Times is reporting the Mavericks acquired Kelly Olynyk and Derrick Jones as part of the sign-and-trade that sent Jimmy Butler to Miami.
10:06 p.m. — Ed Davis agrees to join the Jazz on a two-year deal worth $10 million, per ESPN.
9:57 p.m. — ESPN is reporting Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving will take less than the max to allow DeAndre Jordan to get a $10 million annual salary with Brooklyn.
9:55 p.m. — DeAndre Jordan agrees to four-year, $40 million deal with the Nets, per ESPN.
9:08 — Al Horford has agreed on a four-year, $109 million deal with the 76ers, per ESPN. Of the $109 million, $97 million is guaranteed.
9:04 p.m. — The 76ers and Heat complete a sign-and-trade that send Jimmy Butler to Miami and Josh Richardson to Philadelphia. ESPN was the first to report the Butler sign-and-trade, while The Athletic was first to add in the Richardson portion. The Athletic also reports Butler will sign a four-year, $142 million deal.
9:00 p.m. — Yahoo Sports reports Kawhi Leonard won’t take any meetings with teams on Sunday. He plans to “ramp up” the process over the next couple of days.
8:54 p.m. — Taj Gibson agrees to a two-year deal worth $20 million to join the Knicks, per ESPN.
7:56 p.m. — George Hill agrees to a three-year deal to stay with the Bucks. The contract is worth $29 million, per The Athletic.
7:35 p.m. — Julius Randle agrees on a three-year, $63 million deal to join the Knicks, per ESPN. Yahoo Sports added there is a team option for the final year of the deal.
7:26 p.m. — Nerlens Noel agrees on a deal to remain with the Thunder, per ESPN.
7:17 p.m. — ESPN is reporting the Knicks “were not prepared to offer” Kevin Durant a full max deal because of concerns regarding his recovery from his Achilles injury. Additionally, the report stats Knicks officials are meeting with Julius Randle.
7:14 p.m. — Mike Scott will stay with the 76ers after agreeing to a two-year deal worth $9.8 million, per The Athletic.
7:09 p.m. — Tobias Harris agrees to a five-year deal to stay with the 76ers. The contract is worth $180 million and does not include a player option, per ESPN.
6:43 p.m. — Jamal Murray’s agent, Mike George, and the Nuggets have begun talking about a contract extension, per The Athletic.
6:35 p.m. — Thomas Bryant agree to a contract to stay with the Wizards. The deal is worth $25 million over three years, per ESPN. (Also confirmed by Yahoo Sports.)
6:34 p.m. — Lamb’s deal with the Pacers is worth $31.5 million over three years, per The Athletic.
6:33 p.m. — Jeremy Lamb agrees to a deal with the Pacers, per ESPN.
6:31 p.m. — Malcolm Brogdon agrees to a deal with the Pacers. The contract is worth $85 million over four years, per ESPN.
6:30 p.m. — Pacers trades a first-round pick and two future second-rounders to the Bucks for Malcolm Brogdon, per ESPN.
6:28 p.m. — Bojan Bogdanovic agrees to a four-year contract worth $73 million to play for the Jazz, per ESPN.
6:27 p.m. — Rick Rubio agrees to a three-year, $51 million contract to join the Phoenix Suns.
6:15 p.m. — Terry Rozier reached an agreement on a three-year, $58 million deal with Hornets, per The Athletic.
6:10 p.m. — Terrance Ross agrees to a deal to stay in Orlando. The contract is worth $54 million over four years, per ESPN.
6:06 p.m. – Kyrie Irving agrees to a four-year contract with the Nets, worth $142 million, per The Athletic.
6:05 p.m. — The 76ers have begun discussing a Ben Simmons contract extension with his agent, Rich Paul, per ESPN.
6:04 p.m. – Kevin Durant says he will sign with the Nets.
6:01 p.m. — Derrick Rose agrees to a two year deal with the Piston, per ESPN. The contract is worth $15 million.
6:01 p.m. — Harrison Barnes agrees to a four-year, $85 million deal to stay with Kings, per ESPN.
6:00 p.m. — Nikola Vucevic agree to a deal to stay with the Magic. The four-year contract is worth $100 million, per The New York Times.
6:00 p.m. — Khris Middleton agrees to return to the Bucks on a five-year, $178 million deal, per ESPN.
6:00 p.m. — JJ Reddick agrees to deal with Pelicans, per ESPN. Two-year deal worth $26.5 million.
6:00 p.m. — The Celtics sign-and-trade talks are not related to a bigger splash, per The Boston Globe.
6:00 p.m. — Kemba Walker agrees to four-year, $141 million deal with Celtics, ESPN reports per Excel Sports agent Jeff Schwartz
6:00 p.m. — NBA Free Agency Moratorium begins. The Moratorium ends on July 6 at noon when free agents can officially sign. As defined by NBA.com:
“Any deals struck during the moratorium period are characterized as agreements, but do not count toward team salary and are not binding for the player or team. Either side can back out in this situation.”
As it pertains to free agents, the exceptions important to the Celtics are their restricted free agent can accept a qualifying offer and those same players can accept an offer sheet from a new team. After the offer sheet has been accepted, the Celtics have two days to match the offer.
5:24 p.m. — Khris Middleton intends to return to the Bucks on a five-year, $178 million contract, per ESPN
4:56 p.m. — The Nets will sign Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, per ESPN.
4:32 p.m. — Brook Lopez is planning to sign a four-year deal worth $52 million, per ESPN
3:09 p.m. — Celtics showing interest in three-team sign-and-trade that would send Kyrie Irving to the Nets, Terry Rozier to the Hornets and bring Kyrie Irving to Boston, per ESPN.
2:24 p.m. — Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers have begun working toward a contract extension worth $196 million over four years, per The Athletic. (Also confirmed by Yahoo Sports.)
1:49 p.m. — Jonas Valanciunas expected to commit to three-year, $45 million deal, per ESPN
Full article @ NBA Free Agency Tracker: D’Angelo Russell heading to Golden State after Nets sign-and-trade
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