With the NBA’s free agency moratorium officially lifted, teams have started signing players.Also, options are being picked up. Amir Johnson will officially not be a free agent.
The Boston Celtics will pick up the 2016-'17 option on forward Amir Johnson, league source tells @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 7, 2016
The San Antonio Spurs are involved in the early morning transactions. First, they sign a player that some Blazer fans were interested in acquiring.
Free agent center Dewayne Dedmon has agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources tell The Vertical.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 7, 2016
However, all is not rosy in San Antonio. Detroit is attempting to sign one of their restricted free agents.
Detroit is signing Spurs restricted free agent Boban Marjanovic to a three-year, $21 million offer sheet, according to league sources— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2016
The economics of the situation are not on San Antonio’s side. It looks like Boban is on the move.
The Spurs, league sources say, are resigned to losing fan favorite Boban Marjanovic, unable to match Detroit's offer sheet— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2016
Blazer’s Edge will be updating this post through the day as more signings happen. The latest news will be added at the top!