Nba Free Agent Recap



Nba Free Agent Recap

This article recap on the first four days of the Nba Free Agent market. This article will get daily updates as players sign. For constant updates, you can join r/NBA.


Day One Recap – Nba Free Agent Recap

Nba Free Agent Recap

In day one, Golden state lost Kevin Durant but got D’Angelo Russell. After Kyrie Irving and Durant announced that they are going to Nets, all eyes turned to the remaining Stars. Toronto, Lakers, and Clippers were reportedly trying to sign Kawhi.

  • Klay Thompson, Warriors, 5 years – $189 M
  • Tobias Harris, Sixers, 5 years – $180 M
  • Khris Middleton, Bucks, 5 years – $178 M
  • Kevin Durant, Nets, 4 years – $164 M
  • Jimmy Butler, Heat, 4 years – $140 M
  • Kemba Walker, Celtics, 4 years – $140 M
  • Kyrie Irving, Nets, 4 years – $141 M
  • D’Angelo Russell, Warriors, 4 years – $117 M
  • Nikola Vucevic, Magic, 4 years – $100 M
  • Al Horford, Sixers 4 years – $97 M
  • Harrison Barnes, Kings, 4 years – $85 M
  • Malcolm Brogdon, Pacers, 4 years – $85 M
  • Bojan Bogdanovic, Jazz, 4 years – $73 M
  • Julius Randle, Knicks, 3 years – $63 M
  • Terry Rozier, Hornets, 3 years – $58 M
  • Tarrence Ross, Magic, 4 years – $54 M
  • Brook Lopez, Bucks, 4 years – $52 M
  • Ricky Rubio, Suns, 3 years – $51 M
  • Jonas Valanciunas, Grizzlies, 3 years – $45 M
  • Dewayne Dedmon, Kings, 3 years – $40 M
  • Patrick Beverley, Clippers, 3 years – $40 M
  • Cory Joseph, Kings, 3 years – $37 M
  • Thaddeus Young, Bulls, 3 years – $41 M
  • DeAndre Jordan, Nets, 4 years – $40 M
  • Rudy Gay, Spurs, 2 years – $32 M
  • Jeremy Lamb, Pacers, 3 years – $31.5 M
  • Bobby Portis, Knicks, 2 years – $31 M
  • Al – $Farouq Aminu, Magic, 3 years – $29 M
  • George Hill, Bucks, 3 years – $29 M
  • Thomas Bryant, Wizards, 3 years – $25 M
  • JJ Redick, Pelicans, 2 years – $26.5 M
  • Trevor Ariza, Kings, 2 years – $25 M
  • Reggie Bullock, Knicks, 2 years – $21 M
  • Taj Gibson, Knicks, 2 years – $20 M
  • Derrick Rose, Pistons, 2 years – $15 M
  • DeMarre Carroll, Spurs, 2 years – $13 M
  • Rodney Hood, Blazers, 2 years – $11.7 M
  • Daniel House, Rockets, 3 years – $11.1 M
  • Mike Scott, Sixers, 2 years – $9.8 M
  • Ed Davis, Jazz, 2 years – $9.8 M
  • Robin Lopez, Bucks, 2 years – $9.8 M
  • Garrett Temple, Nets, 2 years – $9.8 M
  • Nicolo Melli, Pelicans, 2 years – $4 M
  • Mario Hezonja, Blazers, 2 years – $3.6 M
  • Gerald Green, Rockets, 1 year
  • Mike Muscala, Thunder, 1 year

Contract Extensions on Day One

Damian Lillard, Blazers, 4 years – $196 M
Jamal Murray, Nuggets, 5 years – $169 M
Dwight Powell, Mavericks, 3 years – $33 M

As day one ends, the biggest winner seems to be Brooklyn Nets as they got Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Furthermore, when the day is ending, there were some rumors about DeAndre Jordan is also joining them on Nets. Also, Butler was expected to go to Lakers if Kawhi deals go sour but he instead goes to Miami which was a big surprise for Heat fans. Moreover, Bucks let Brogdon leave. Brogdon expected to stay in Bucks. Biggest loser during this time free-agency was Knicks. As they were expecting to get Zion Williamson from the draft and get 2 superstars, they were empty-handed.


Day Two Recap

Nba Free Agent Recap

In day two, team go for mid tier players which could be great role-players for their side. Kawhi is still a free agent and resources are going crazy with Lakers rumours.

  • Maxi Kleber, Mavericks, 4 Years – $ 33 M
  • Seth Curry, Mavericks, 4 Years – $ 32 M
  • Tomas Satoransky, Bulls, 3 Years – $ 30 M
  • Wayne Ellington, Knicks, 2 Years – $ 16 M
  • Elfrid Payton, Knicks, 2 Years – $ 16 M
  • Kevon Looney, Warriors, 3 Years – $ 15 M
  • Ish Smith, Wizards, 2 Years – $ 12 M
  • Richaun Holmes, Kings, 2 Years – $ 9.8 M
  • Frank Kaminsky, Suns, 2 Years – $ 9.8 M
  • Enes Kanter, Celtics, 2 Years – $ 9.8 M
  • Matt Thomas, Raptors, 3 Years – $ 4.2 M
  • Austin Rivers, Rockets, 2 Years – $ 4 M
  • JJ Barea, Mavericks, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Troy Daniels, Lakers, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Wesley Matthews, Bucks, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Tim Frazier, Pistons, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Jordan Bell, Wolves, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Isaiah Thomas, Wizards, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Kyle O’Quinn, Sixers, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Anthony Tolliver, Blazers, 1 Year – $ 2 M
  • Michael Carter – Magic, 1 Year – $
  • Nerlens Noel, Thunder – No contract details were given
  • Alec Burks, Thunder – No contract details were given

As day two ends, we see that Mavericks go for Seth Curry while the Knicks were heading for more pieces and hard-working players on their side. Also, Celtics picking Kanter was a big surprise. Furthermore, the Lakers, Clippers, and Toronto were holding their cap for Kawhi to decide and not making any serious moves.


Day Three Recap

Nba Free Agent Recap

Willie Cauley Stein move from Warriors sparked the rumor that Cousins will head where Kawhi goes.

  • Rodney McGruder, Clippers, 3 Years – $15.5 M
  • Dorian Finney – Mavericks, 3 Years – $12 M
  • Daniel Theis, Celtics, 2 Years – $10 M
  • Ryan Arcidiacono, Bulls, 3 Years – $9 M
  • Noah Vonleh, Wolves, 1 Year – $2 M
  • James Ennis, Sixers, 2 Years – Minimum Contract
  • Vincent Poirier, Celtics, 2 Years – Minimum Contract
  • Jeff Green, Jazz, 1 Year – Minimum Contract
  • Jared Dudley, Lakers, 1 Year – Minimum Contract
  • Wilson Chandler, Nets, 1 Years – Minimum Contract
  • Emmanuel Mudiay, Jazz, 1 Years – Minimum Contract
  • Willie Cauley Stein – Warriors No contract details were given
  • Glen Robinson, Warriors – No contract details were given
  • Luke Kornet, Bulls, 2 Years – No contract details were given
  • Brad Wanamaker, Celtics, 1 Year – No contract details were given

As the third day closes, the media was totally focused on the Kawhi decision.


Day Four Recap

Boban Marjanovic

As the day goes, biggest mover was Darius Miller and Markieff Morris.

  • Darius Miller, Pelicans, 2 year – $14.5 M
  • Jake Layman, Timberwolves, 3 year – $11.5 M
  • Markieff Morris, Pistons, 2 year – $7.4 M
  • Boban Marjanovic, Mavericks, 2 year – $7 M
  • TJ McConnell, Pacers, 2 year – $7 M
  • Raul Neto, Sixers, 1 year – $2.5 M

Boban move is pretty interesting as no one expected Mavericks to go Boban, also TJ McConnell was reported to go to Lakers but he went Pacers instead. Also, Stephen A. Smith goes a bit crazy.


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