NBA | Transfer market 2020 All the movements of NBA players
A Although barely 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 with the market opening that took place at 0:00 hours on November 20 on a first day of madness. A market in which the franchises will barely have time to move and close their squads before start the 'training camps' on December 1 . Here, we collect all the news that occurs:
Joe Crowder a key player in the Heat runner-up last season, leaves Miami after agreeing with the Suns a three-year, 30 million contract .
The Heat the runner-up, continue to strengthen with good movements. After renewing Dragic they have just acquired the services of Avery Bradley a key player for the Lakers during the last regular season. After that, I didn't play in the Bubble for personal reasons. The point guard has signed for two seasons and 11.6 million dollars.
Gordon Hayward has reached an agreement with the Hornets for four seasons and 120 million dollars . The forward, in which the Pacers and Knicks had been interested, ends up in the franchise that Michael Jordan runs. The player has given priority to making cash before any project with great sporting aspirations. Bad luck in the form of injuries began with him in his time in Boston.
The Lakers will be a very different team next season. Rajon Rondo, as assumed, leaves the champion, who has already signed Dennis Schrder . The point guard looks for equipment in the marking, but he said goodbye with style, with a letter on instagram.
The offices of the NBA are closing for a few hours after a hectic first day in which the epicenter has been in Detroit and Los Angeles. However, there is still much to play in the office game and many unknowns to clear. Especially those of Gordon Hayward, who seems determined to play for the Indiana Pacers but could end up with the Knicks, John Wall, who has asked to leave the Wizards and is targeting Clippers, Rockets or Hornets among others, and Marc Gasol, whose future seems linked to the Lakers after the departure of Dwight Howard.
Fred VanVleet was one of the biggest names on the market. The point guard had warned that he already had "a ring. Now is the time to make money." And I will, but without leaving the Raptors. He has reached an agreement to renew with the team just moved to Tampa (Florida) for four years and 85 million dollars . It remains to be seen if the Raptors can also retain the two Spanish free agents: Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka. It seems complicated.
Bobby Portis has reached an agreement with the Bucks for the next two years, with a player option in the second season, as reported by Shams Charania. The Milwaukee franchise continues to shield Giannis Antetokounmpo, who requested reinforcements to form a team that fights for the ring or will not sign the extension of his contract . Portis, 2.11 meters and 25, is coming off averaging 10.2 points and 5.9 rebounds with the Knicks. He was the player who, while in the Bulls, attacked Nikola Mirotic.
In addition, those from Milwaukee have also acquired the point guard DJ Augustin, who signs for three years and 21 million .
After three seasons in Chicago, Kris Dunn has signed with the Hawks as a free agent. The 1.91-meter, 26-year-old guard signs for two seasons and 10 million dollars . You will have a player option in your second year. Atlanta will offset its purely offensive spirit by hiring a reputable defender.
Following Jerami Grant's surprising decision to join the Detroit Pistons the Denver Nuggets have moved quickly in the market and after announcing the signing of Madrid player Campazzo they have signed power forward JaMychal Green who he had declined the option of staying with the Clippers. The Colorado franchise has signed Green for $ 15 million in the next two seasons.
After a good season with the Brooklyn Nets, veteran Garrett Temple He decided to get out of his contract with the New York franchise and has not been slow to find a new destination. Temple has signed as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls for one season and five million dollars .
The Trail Blazer s acquire Enes Kanter of Boston in a three-way trade with Memphis. The Grizzlies take Mario Hezonja and the 30th pick in the Draft ( Desmond Bane ). The Celtics receive a future Draft pick.
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While they wait to see what happens to their stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook the Houston Rockets continue with their particular reconstruction and have signed the former Piston player Christian Wood, who has reached an agreement for three seasons and 41 million dollars . To be the fourth team of the forward in his five years in the NBA.
The first day of the free agent market in the NBA left on the table the millionaire 'renewals' of many supporting actors who decided to go on the market and ended up staying in the market. same team they were on. This is the case of James Ennis, who will continue with the Orlando Magic although the terms of the agreement are unknown at the moment. While Malik Beasley has signed his first major contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves who have renewed the player for four years and 60 million dollars . In Indiana follow Justin Holiday who has signed for three seasons and 18 million dollars. While Pat Connaughton renews with the Milwaukee Bucks for two years and 8.3 million .
'The Dragon' Goran Dragic wanted to hit the free agent market, but it only lasted a few minutes. How long it took for Miami Heat to offer you a new contract. The Slovenian will continue to be one of the references of the NBA runners-up after signing a renewal for two seasons and 37.4 million dollars.
While they await the possible arrival of James Harden the Nets have decided to move to tie a fundamental piece in their team for the next season. Joe Harris will continue in the New York franchise and will do so as the third highest paid player in the squad after Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, after signing a renewal for four seasons and $ 75 million .
The Hawks were clear that they wanted to do something important in this free agency and they did not take long to do it with the signing of Danilo Gallinari . After the Italian decided to become a free agent and leave the Thunder, the Hawks went after the Italian, who has signed for three seasons and a sum of $ 61.5 million after averaging. 18.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game last season.
The Utah Jazz rely on the core created last season to keep climbing the ladder in the West this new course and their first movements in the market have been aimed at tying up what they already had. The first to renew was Jordan Clarkson who reached an agreement to renew his contract for four years and 42 million dollars . He came from Cleveland last year and is a Snyder henchman: 15.6 points per game off the bench. Also returning to Salt Lake City after his time in the Pelicans is the veteran Derrick Favors, who has reached an agreement with the Jazz, three years and 28 million.
After the purge starring the day before six players were dropped to clear 40 million dollars from their payroll, the Knicks did not they have been a long time moving in the free agent market and have closed the arrival of Alec Burks, who has signed for one season and six million dollars . The player, who last season wore the Warriors and Sixers shirt, comes from averaging 15 points (38% from the triple), four rebounds and three assists.
While they wait to get the services of a Carmelo Anthony who also targets the Knicks, the Portland Trail Blazers have signed a double operation to open their mouths in this NBA market start. The Oregon franchise has announced the renewal of Rodney Hood for the next two seasons for $ 21 million . In addition, the Portland team has acquired the services of the listed Derrick Jones . The champion of the dunk contest signs for two seasons and 19 million dollars .
For now, the long-awaited renewal of the Spurs to return to the playoffs for those who failed last season will have to wait at least a few more hours. The Texan team at the moment seems to hold on to what it already knows and announced the renewal of Drew Eubanks, who will sign for three seasons after having a dual contract last season . And another to wear the Spurs shirt again is the Austrian Jakob Poeltl . The player, who was discarded by Estudiantes in his day, signs a new contract with the Spurs for three seasons and 27 million dollars.
Los Clippers were made up and without Montrezl Harrell but they were quick to react to the loss of Best Sixth Man last season. And they did it with two renovations. First with Patrick Patterson who has decided to continue one more season in the Los Angeles team. And later with Marcus Morris who stays in Los Angeles for four more seasons for 64 million dollars .
The Thunder and their future . Either they end up conquering the ring in the second half of the decade or the franchise ends up returning to Seattle. There is no middle ground. After transferring Chris Paul and seeing how Danilo Gallinari also packed his bags, now it is the turn of Steven Adams who has been involved in the Jrue Holiday trade to Bucks. New Zealand pvot has been sent to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for future rounds of the draft. The Thunder will also host George Hill, Darius Miller, a Denver-protected first round of the 2023 draft and second-round picks in 2023 (through the Hornets) and 2024 (through the Wizards).
The Thunder also took part in a three-way trade that ended with James Johnson for the Dallas Mavericks . Delon Wright leaves Dallas to head to Detroit, while Oklahoma receives Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson and a draft round.
Waiting for a new star to complete the triangle With Kristaps Porzingis and Luka Doncic, the Dallas Mavericks continue to move in the market adding pieces to the bottom of their squad. The first to sign was Trey Burke, who already played last season in the Texas franchise and returned to the Mavs' locker room for three seasons and $ 10 million.
Hours later, Rick Carlisle's team was involved in a three-way transfer and they got with the services of veteran James Johnson . Delon Wright leaves Dallas to head for Detroit, while the Thunder host Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson and a draft round.
3-Team Trade Details:
Mavericks get: James Johnson
Pistons get: Delon Wright
OKC gets: Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson, a pick
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De'Aron Fox the young star to follow in the Kings after signing the first big contract of this free agency. The point guard will sign an extension of his rookie contract for five seasons and 163 million dollars insurance … that can go up to the super high: 195.6 million . It is the reward to a player who last season averaged 21 points, six assists and three rebounds.
Quite the opposite happens with his promotion partner Harry Giles (number 20 in the 2017 draft; Fox was number 5), who has broken with the Californian franchise and will go on the market as a free agent.
The Wizards continue to prepare their staff in view of the possible seismic event that may cause the departure of John Wall who has already requested the transfer to the capital franchise. The Washington team has made a double move to start free agency with the hiring of veteran Robin Lopez, who signs for one season although the economic terms of the agreement are unknown, and with the 'signing' of the letn Davis Bertans who after going on the market has re-signed for the Wizards for five seasons and 80 million dollars . The capital's team also announced the arrival of Anthony Gill, who has played at the Khimki in Moscow for the last three seasons.
One of the most active franchises during the first day were the Detroit Pistons . Dwane Casey's team goes against the tide and bets on the contrary to the 'small ball' with the signings of Jerami Grant who surprised everyone by signing for the Pistons for 60 million dollars in three seasons Mason Plumlee (three seasons and 25 million) and Jahlil Okafor (two campaigns for the minimum veterans of 2.5 million per course) . Three movements that join the arrival of Josh Jackson for two seasons although the amount of the operation is unknown.
All these movements in the surroundings of the Motown team seem the broth culture so that Blake Griffin ends up leaving the template. In fact, Detroit was negotiating a possible transfer with the Denver Nuggets although it did not end up arriving.
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The Pistons also took part in a three-way trade that ended with James Johnson for the Dallas Mavericks . Delon Wright leaves Dallas to head to Detroit, while Oklahoma hosts Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson and a draft round.
Despite announcing his renewal by the Lakers on Twitter , Dwight Howard ended the night packing his bags after committing himself for a season with the Philadelphia 76ers . In this way Howard, who sign for the minimum for veterans of 3.6 million dollars returns to plant the Lakers to leave with Daryl Morey as he did in 2013 when he signed for the Houston Rockets.
One of the first teams to react to the kick-off of the NBA market was the current NBA champions: Los Angeles Lakers . They first secured a top marksman after signing veteran shooting guard Wesley Matthews for one season and $ 3.6 million. Minutes later, the Angelenos reached an agreement for the signing of Montrezl Harrell Best Sixth Man in the NBA last season, for 19 million dollars in two seasons .
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