NBA | 2020 transfer market News of NBA player movements in the next season
To even if hardly a month has passed since the last game of last season, the 2020-21 NBA season has already started. The beginning of the first operations of NBA transfers and player movements in the squads are a reality. Once the Draft is made, the free agent market remains to be opened, which will compose the landscape of what the new NBA season will be. Here, we collect all the news that occurs:
And for this they are working on the renovation of Jayson Tatum which has this year and one more contract. The figures being considered are five years and $ 163 million.
Detroit hits the free agent market with Mason Plumlee who is signed by three years and $ 25 million. Plumlee last year played a prominent role in the Nuggets that heroically reached the Western Conference Finals.
Jordan Clarkson reached an agreement to renew his contract for four years and 42 million dollars . His agent is Rich Paul. He came from Cleveland last year and is a Snyder henchman: 15.6 points per game off the bench. It was one of the priorities of Utah .
The young star will continue in the Kings five more years for which to charge 163 million dollars. Fox sounded like a handover possibility for Sacramento . At the moment he has renewed.
The power forward will celebrate his second year in the Los Angeles team. The agreement between the two is for one year.
The pvot and the Pistons will sign for two years.
The power forward reached an agreement to sign with the Texans for three years. Last year he had a dual contract.
Wesley Matthews is new reinforcement for the champions . The veteran guard reached a deal for a season and $ 3.6 million. Last year I played in the Milwaukee Bucks .
The free agent market was opened and the fate of Campazzo was confirmed. The team was already known, the Nuggets but not the duration of the contract. The Argentine will sign two guaranteed years with those of Colorado . And, according to Laso, on Sunday he will play his last game in white.
The Slovenian will sign a renewal for the Heat that will earn him 37.4 million dollars in two years.
That 'La Ceja' was going to continue in the champions was something that was already known. What's new is that no one should expect the player to announce his decision immediately. In fact, the power-wing environment ensures that the player conscientiously study the maximum offer he receives from the Angelenos and then give an answer. Once the market is open, this may take days.
The Trail Blazers acquire Enes Kanter of Boston in a three-way transfer with Memphis. The Grizzlies take Mario Hezonja and the 30th pick from the Draft (Desmond Bane). The Celtics receive a future Draft election.
Shortly after it became known that Gordon Hayward left his contract with the Celtics it was also learned that the Indiana Pacers were working on a plan with Boston for a 'sign-and-trade' operation . Indiana's plans go ahead and the play will be that Boston will end up signing Hayward in the free agent market and then transferring him to the Pacers. All amounts, of course, will be agreed in advance.
The Rockets already know that Russell Westbrook does not want to continue in Houston and they have as design the best possible operation a priority. And the Magic have come into play. According to various sources, there are already conversations between the two teams for a possible transfer with Westbrook and Aaron Gordon involved.
Waiting for the market to open, the Clippers have planned to carry out an operation to reinforce its workforce for the next season. And they want a base. So the goal of the Los Angeles team is Terry Rozier who seems to have his days counted in the Hornets . In case Rozier fails, the Clippers keep an eye on Rajon Rondo .
Carmelo Anthony, the last hero to lead the Knicks to the playoffs, could return to Madison Square Garden, just as as journalist Ian Bagley points out for SNY, ensuring that there is interest on both sides to see the player again defending the New York jersey.
The arrival of Tyrese Haliburton in Sacramento as the first choice in the draft has supposed the beginning of speculation about the future of De'Aron Fox until now the franchise holder. Among the rumors surrounding Fox, the one that places him in the Miami Heat current NBA runners-up.
Details of the transfer that ended with the return of Ricky Rubio to Minnesota. In addition to the 17th pick in the draft, with which the Thunder chose Aleksej Pokusevski, the Timberwolves have sent James Johnson to Oklahoma, who executed his player option for $ 15.8 million. In addition, the Wolves have transferred to Malik Beasley a qualifying offer worth $ 3.9 million, making the player a restricted free agent.
Names continue to appear that Starting this morning they will swell the list of free agents, who will open their doors in the last hours. Austin Rivers, player for the Houston Rockets has decided not to exercise his 'player option' and will be eligible for a new contract. Same way to go Thon Maker after the Detroit Pistons did not exercise the qualifying offer they had on his contract. Frank Kaminsky will be another of the proper names of free agency after the Suns did not enforce the option on his contract.
The Philadelphia 76ers remain one of the most active teams in the market since the arrival of Daryl Morey as general manager. Among his movements is the cut of Norvel Pelle a player who last season had a dual contract with the team. Also among the rumors surrounding the franchise is the possible return of Nerlens Noel as a free agent.
The Boston Celtics continue to move chips in the face of free agency to configure their roster of face next season and has starred in a double movement. Former Baskonia player Vincent Poirier has been traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for a future second round of the NBA Draft. In addition, the Massachusetts franchise has not submitted an offer for Brad Wanamaker and the guard thus becomes an unrestricted free agent.
The Knicks acquired power forward Ed Davis and two second-round picks from 2023. Last season, 31-year-old Davis averaged 1.8 points and 3.8 rebounds in the 28 games he played as a reserve with the Jazz. With the deal, the Jazz also save $ 5 million in salary cap for 2020-2021
The Knicks announced they have resigned power forward Taj Gibson, point guard Elfrid Payton and guard Wayne Ellington and rejected the $ 15.75 million team option on the contract for fellow power forward Bobby Portis. The Knicks also turned down a $ 1.7 million option on shooting guard Theo Pinson and resigned from second-year forward Kenny Wooten who had a two-way contract.
The loss for another season of guard Klay Thompson suffered a tear in the Achilles tendon in his right ankle, has forced his Golden State Warriors team to work immediately in the search for a replacement and the chosen one has been the young forward Kelly Oubre Jr ., Of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The pvot decided not to make his player option effective, to reject the five million from the last year of his contract and become a free agent.
Lots of activity on the greens. Enes Kanter decided to continue opting for his last year and the five million that accompany him. However, the team decided to dispense with Brad Wanamaker who they have become a free agent by not executing his option. Free agent will also be Gordon Hayward who rejects 34 million dollars to seek a new destination. In the midst of movements, rumors arise that the Celtics will be willing to transfer Kemba Walker .
The player will be a free agent after rejecting five million in his last year contract that was a player option.
Detroit ships Khyri Thomas and Tony Snell to Atlanta in exchange for Dewayne Dedmon . Dedmon has two years left on his contract, for which he will receive 13.3 million each. Snell is in his last year with 12.2 million while Thomas has one year as well and 1.6 million in salary, but only $ 750,000 guaranteed.
Brooklyn Nets declines the player option of Garrett Temple who after a year in the New York team will be a free agent. A veteran with 10 NBA seasons, Temple was going to collect five million this season.
The Lakers decided to cut Quinn Cook who receive one of the three million that it had agreed, although not guaranteed for 2020-21. On the other hand JaVale McGee yes that he exercised his option for 4.2 million and continued one more year in yellow.
Luka Doncic continue to enjoy one of his partners favorites. Tim Hardaway jr. he decided to accept the player option and serve the last year of his contract with the Texas franchise. For that year, the guard who came to the Mavs from the Knicks in the same Porzingis trade, earned almost 19 million dollars . Your contribution last year makes Hardaway's decision good news for Dallas.
New York is clear that it wants salary space and has got down to work . At one stroke they give up the option of Bobby Portis (15.7 million) and cut Taj Gibson (10.2 million) and Elfrid Payton (8 millions). In total, 34 million saved by those from the 'Big Apple' who have among their objectives Russell Westbrook or Gordon Hayward .
The Miami Heat you already know that Kelly Olynyk has decided to exercise his player option and stay one more year in the runners-up to collect the 13.6 million that remained in his contract. The player's decision leaves the Heat with less room for salary maneuver,
The Serbian shooter, who had been traded to the Bucks goes sign and trade from the Sacramento Kings has delivered a blow to the table that can destroy the aspirations of the Milwaukee team. Bogdanovic has said no and that he prefers to go on the market as a restricted free agent which nullifies the agreement between Sacramento and Milwaukee and allows the player to receive other offers. A maneuver that, however, does not mean that he definitively discards the Bucks.
Just 72 hours. That is how long Trevor Ariza's new stage has lasted at the Houston Rockets . The forward has been traded to the Detroit Pistons along with No. 16 in the draft (Isaiah Stewart) and cash in exchange for the first round of 2021 (Top-16 protected) and a second round of 2021.
The Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers have staged a three-way movement. The Angelenos send Landry Shamet to the Brooklyn Nets along with number 19 in the draft, which went to the Detroit Pistons (Saddiq Bey) . The Clippers receive Luke Kennard and the Pistons also get Rodney McGruder .
The Spanish guard completed his second transfer in just three days and after starting the week with the Phoenix Suns and going through the Oklahoma City Thunder has ended in the Minnesota Timberwolves, after being part of a new transfer moments before the draft . The Thunder have received number 17 of the draft, with which they have selected the Serbian Aleksej Pokusevski and have sent Rubio and picks 25 and 28 to Minnesota
The Sixers have embraced the change in style brought by Daryl Morey as general manager and have started to sign shooters to surround Ben Simmons . Following the arrival of Danny Green and Terrance Ferguson, the Philadelphia team announced the transfer of Josh Richardspon and number 36 in the draft (Tyler Bey) to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Seth Curry.
Los Sixers send Al Hortford a first-round pick and a second-round pick to the Thunder in exchange for Danny Green . The election of first round is protected for 2025 and that of second is 34 of this Draft. Also, OKC sends Terrance Ferguson along with Green to the Sixers. And there is more, in the operation Philly sends the rights of the Serbian player of Anadolu Efes, Vasilije Micic to the Thunder. All this, less than an hour before the NBA Draft.
The Celtics are combing the NBA transfer market trying to set up an operation that will give them a of the first three Draft elections this Wednesday.
The Knicks have just announced that they have won the 23rd pick and the rights to Ante Tomic the Croatian pvot of Joventut in an agreement with the Jazz that will win the 27th and 38th picks.
The Warriors and Bulls are studying a trade that, according to Kevin O'Connor from 'The ringer' would send Golden State's second draft pick to Chicago in exchange for the fourth plus Wendell Carter Jr .
Gordon Hayward who feels "betrayed" by his role in the Celtics may not exercise his option to continue. pay for $ 34.1 million and hit the free agent market. One of the franchises that has the most interest in him are the Hawks who also aspire to take over Rajon Rondo .
The Lakers and the Knicks have had conversations for Kyle Kuzma to land in New York . According to Legion Hoops, which has advanced the possible operation, it is unknown what the Angelenos will receive. There will probably be another franchise involved.
The Rockets and Wizards have studied a possible agreement focused on sending Russell Westbrook to Washington in exchange for John Wall who will play for the Rockets. The first is an MVP who does not find accommodation and less in a contender for the ring. The second has been injured for more than a year. According to Shams Charania, who broke the news, the operation is not yet underway, as the Rockets are looking for more assets.
The Knicks are one of the teams most interested in winning Fred VanVleet . The point guard of the Raptors who ends his contract and is a free agent, recently said that "after winning a ring now it's time to make money." In New York they can give it to you.
TO POINT: According to various US media there will already be verbal agreement between the Rockets and the Nets for the transfer of James Harden who will join Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn.
REMAINS: Bradley Beal was one of the names that had most sounded to be part of a transfer that would reinforce some of the applicants to the ring, but everything indicates that he will stay in the Wizards . That's what Tommy Sheppard, general manager of the franchise says: "He's not going anywhere" . The Lakers and Mavericks had shown interest in taking over the second leading scorer last season (30.5 points on average).
– NBA TRANSFER RUMORS: Gordon Hayward seems to be willing to get out of the Boston Celtics . According to an official of the Eastern Conference, in statements collected by NESN, "Hayward feels betrayed by the Celtics and the role he has in the team" and would be willing to leave "but not at any price." Hayward, who has a player option for next season for $ 34 million, has already sounded on the Knicks' radar.
-DONCIC LOOKING FOR PLAY: The Dallas Mavericks are one of the most active teams in this market start. At least when it comes to rumors. In the last hours, the names of Lou Williams and Buddy Hield have been linked to the Texas franchise to accompany Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis.
-NBA TRANSFERS: According to Wojnarowski and Charania, the Suns and the Thunder will open an operation finalized by the Ricky Rubio will travel to Oklahoma with Kelly Oubre, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque and a compensation in the Draft in exchange for veteran Chris Paul and Abdel Nader.
-NBA FEATURES: Scoop Robinson assures that there is a mutual interest between the Nets the most active team so far , and Serge Ibaka . Both teams seem close to understanding.
-Rumor / Transfer: The soap opera Harden in Houston is nearing its final denouement. At least that is clear from the news coming from Texas: Both Scoop Robinson and the Houston Chronicle assure that 'La Barba' has requested the transfer to his team and that it has to will be to the Brooklyn Nets.
-Option: Anthony Davis decides to give up the player option that he had with the Lakers and with it to $ 28.7 million, to explore the free agent market at the end of this season.
-NBA TRANSFERS: The Lakers have tied to German Dennis Schroder from the Thunder in exchange for Danny Green and the 28th draft pick. Apparently the idea of the Angelenos is to renew Schroder when his contract expires in 2021.