Free agency for the 2020-2021 season began with a bang, seeing over 30 players come to agreements on deals with teams.
The deals are in a period of moratorium and are not certified until Sunday November 22nd, however they are finalized in principle.
Let’s take a look at who’s heading where.
1. Dāvis Bertāns; Wizards agree to 5 year $80 million contract
2. Joe Harris; Nets agree to 4 year $75 million contract
3. Marcus Morris; Clippers agree to 4 year $64 million contract
4. Danilo Gallinari; Hawks agree to 3 year, $61.5 million contract
5. Jerami Grant; Pistons agree to 3 year, $60 million contract
6. Malik Beasley; Timberwolves agree to 4 year, $60 million contract
7. Jordan Clarkson; Jazz agree to 4 year, $52 million contract
8. Christian Wood; Rockets agree to 3 year, $41 million contract
9. Goran Dragić; Heat agree to 2 year, $37.4 million contract
10. Derrick Favors; Jazz agree to 3 year, $27 million contract
11. Jakob Poeltl; Spurs agree to 3 year, $27 million contract
12. Mason Plumlee; Pistons agree to 3 year, $25 million contract
13. Rodney Hood; Trailblazers agree to 2 year, $21 million contract
14. Meyers Leonard; Heat agree to 2 year, $20 million contract
15. Montrezl Harrell; Lakers agree to 2 year, $19 million contract
16. Derrick Jones Jr; Trailblazers agree to 2 year, $19 million contract
17. Justin Holiday; Pacers agree to 3 year, $18 million contract
18. JaMychal Green; Nuggets agree to 2 year, $15 million contract
19. Trey Burke; Mavericks agree to 3 year, $10 million contract
20. Pat Connaughton; Bucks agree to 2 year, $8.3 million contract
21. Alec Burks; Knicks agree to 1 year, $6 million contract
22. Garrett Temple; Bulls agree to 1 year, $5 million contract
23. Wesley Matthews; Lakers agree to 1 year, $3.6 million contract
24. Drew Eubanks; Spurs agree to 3 year, min-salary contract
25. Jahlil Okafor; Pistons agree to 2 year, min-salary contract
26. Dwayne Bacon; Magic agree to 2 year, min-salary contract
27. Dwight Howard; 76ers agree to 1 year, min-salary contract
28. Udonos Haslem; Heat agree to 1 year, min-salary contract
29. Patrick Patterson; Clippers agree to 1 year, min-salary contract
30. Facundo Campazzo; Nuggets agree to 2 year contract, conditions unknown
31. Josh Jackson; Pistons agree to 2 year contract, conditions unknown
32. Anthony Gill; Wizards agree to 2 year contract, conditions unknown
33. Robin Lopez; Wizards agree to 1 year contract, conditions unknown
34. James Ennis, Magic agree to 1 year contract, conditions unknown
Despite the listed signings not featuring any 2020 all-stars, many teams have shifted their bench pieces over recent days.
The trade market has been quieter but there will still a few deals made on that end.
1. Thunder are sending Steven Adams to Pelicans, as part of the Jrue Holiday between the Pelicans/Bucks. The deal is not finalized however it has been reported that OKC will receive more draft picks as part of the deal.
2. Thunder, Mavericks and Pistons agreed to a 3 team trade that will send Delon Wright to Detroit, James Johnson to Dallas and Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson and draft compensation to OKC.
3. Pistons agreed to a sign-and-trade Christian Wood to the Rockets as part of the Trevor Ariza to Detroit deal, where he will be sent to OKC.
4. The Trailblazers receive Enes Kanter from the Celtics, turning the deal into a Grizzlies/Celtics draft night agreement.
5. The Timberwolves have finalized the trade for Ricky Rubio
There is still no word on a deal for James Harden as talks between the Rockets and Nets have stalled. Similarly the Knicks have reportedly backed out of Russell Westbrook trade talks.
There were still other major stories circulating on Friday.
1. De’Aaron Fox and the Kings agreed to a 5 year, maximum salary extension starting in 2021-2022. The deals ranges from $163 million and has incentives to reach a supermax of up to $196 million.
2. John Wall has made it clear that he would like to be traded from the Wizards.
3. The Raptors have committed to play in Tampa Bay, Florida for their home games for the 2020-2021 season
The NBA free agency has been busy over recent days with the condensed off-season resulting in small time frames for typical events such as the draft and free agency.
Star players including Anthony Davis and Brandon Ingram have yet to sign deals as well as Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet.
The watch on the weekend will be tense as more teams look to better their roster for another title run in the 2020-2021 season.