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Open Thread: 2016 NBA Free Agency Day 1

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As the Blazers are linked with Austin Rivers, Paul Gasol, Chandler Parsons and Hassan Whiteside, the NBA's free agency season is off to a fast start.

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2016's edition of NBA Free Agency is here! Teams and players are now officially be allowed to talk with each other. They are technically not allowed to make any deals, but will typically reach informal agreements.

Blazer's Edge will have have plenty of coverage:

1. We'll have ongoing free agency buzz threads like this one. We'll keep it updated with the latest rumors, and you're welcome to chat in the comments.

2. Whenever rumors or news related to the Blazers is broken, we'll have a separate article posted to the front page, so you can discuss the ramifications. We'll do our best to link those posts here.

Hang out and enjoy the usual craziness of free agency. Blazer's Edge will keep you entertained over the next week with the usual coverage. -- Tim

Agreements and Rumors:

The latest Dwight update

Jerryd Bayless found a home

Just like last year, Sergio stays at home

Neil Olshey still kicking tires

This just plain sad...

Is this the Plan?

[Courtesy of SBNation's coverage, also see the Blazer's Edge overnight post.]

July 1: Bradley Beal agrees to terms with the Washington Wizards for 5 years, $128 milllion.

July 1: Mike Conley and Chandler Parsons have reportedly had "multiple conversations" about playing together in Memphis

July 1: The Bucks reportedly have interest in Dwyane Wade

July 1: The Nets, Jeremy Lin have agreed to a three-year, $36 million deal, after cutting Jarrett Jack, who had opinions about the transaction.

July 1: Rival executives now think Dwyane Wade is considering leaving the Heat

July 1: Andre Drummond, Pistons close to agreeing on five-year, $130 million deal

July 1: Eric Gordon emerges as Knicks "top perimeter target"

July 1: D.J. Augustin agrees to terms with the Magic. Contract details TBD

July 1: DeMar DeRozan agrees to terms with the Raptors on five-year, $139 million contract

July 1: Heat, Hassan Whiteside agree on four-year, $98 million contract

July 1: Hornets, Nicolas Batum agree on five-year, $120 million deal

July 1: Lakers, Jordan Clarkson agree on four-year, $50 million contract

July 1: Pistons, Ish Smith agree on three-year, $18 million deal

July 1: The Nets, Jazz and Suns are reportedly interested in Jared Dudley

July 1: The Kings and Knicks reportedly have interest in Courtney Lee

July 1: The Trail Blazers have reportedly offered Chandler Parsons a four-year deal around $96 million

July 1: Wizards, Bradley Beal agree to a five-year, $128 million deal

July 1: The Brooklyn Nets have interest in Portland shooting guard Allan Crabbe

July 1: Lakers, Timofey Mozgov have agreed to a four-year, $64 million agreement

June 30: Wizards, Bradley Beal working to finalize five-year, $133 million max contract

June 30: Chandler Parsons will reportedly meet with Portland

June 30: Dion Waiters, Kings reportedly gaining "significant traction."

June 30: Watch out for the Warriors in the Pau Gasol sweepstakes