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NBA Free Agency and Trade Rumors: Hawks Tell Knicks to Keep Hardaway

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While we’re waiting to see if Carmelo Anthony will be traded (buzz is picking up today) here are the latest items under discussion around the league, plus a rundown of all of the reported new contracts, renewals, and scuttlebutt since the moratorium period started.

Hot Today!

Lakers sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year deal

Hawks get a functional DeWayne Dedmon but only pay Festus Ezeli prices

Pistons might be talking Reggie Jackson deal with New Orleans

Rajon Rondo meets with the Lakers

Ron Baker stays with the Knicks

Nuggets waive Mike Miller

Trail Blazers stretch the $1 million owed to Festus Ezeli

Moving To New Teams

Milos Teodosic signs with the Clippers

Toronto trades DeMarre Carroll, plus 2018 first and second round picks, to Brooklyn for Justin Hamilton in a salary dump deal

Orlando waives CJ Watson

Joffrey Lauvergne will play in San Antonio

Jamal Crawford joins the Timberwolves

Raymond Felton has joined Oklahoma City for an undisclosed one-year contract. (“Hot” is a relative term)

The Cavs get Jeff Green for cheap

The Knicks issue an astounding offer sheet to RFA Tim Hardaway Jr. ($71 million over 4 years with a trade kicker and a player option) that they can’t even afford without releasing Derrick Rose. The Hawks are in the hot seat. Allen Crabbe is experiencing deja vu.

Atlanta called the bluff, and will decline to match the Knicks’ offer sheet for Tim Hardaway, Jr, leaving New York with the arguably toxic contract.

Shelvin Mack heads to the Magic.

Ersan Ilyasova is renounced by the Hawks

Boston sending Avery Bradley to Detroit for Marcus Morris

Bojan Bogdanovic joins the Pacers

Tyreke Evans heads to the Grizzlies for cheap

Detroit renounces Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Vince Carter is joining the Kings for a year and $8 million

Rudy Gay is heading to San Antonio for two years, $17 million with a player option

After being released by the Celtics to make room for Gordon Hayward, Kelly Olynyk has signed a 4 year, $50 million contract with the Miami Heat.

Pistons hard-cap themselves for Langston Galloway while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope remains hanging

The Pacers have waived veteran guard Monta Ellis

Buckle up. Swaggy P is going to the Warriors on a one-year deal

Shams Charania reports that Gordon Hayward will be heading to the Boston Celtics for a 4-year, $128 million deal thatincludes a player option.

Adding Hayward has cost Boston Kelly Olynyk who will command interest on the market.

Danilo Gallinari is headed to the Clippers in a three-team deal also involving the Nuggets and Hawks. Former Blazer Jamal Crawford will head to Atlanta as part of the deal.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed forward Patrick Patterson to a 3-year, $16.4 million deal with an option.

George Hill (3 years, $57 million) and Zach Randolph (2 years, $24 million) both joined the Sacramento Kings within minutes of each other.

Paul Millsap joins the Nuggets for 3 years, $90 million

PJ Tucker joins the Houston Rockets

Taj Gibson joins the Wolves for 2 years, $28 million

JJ Redick agreed to a 1 year, $23 million deal with Philadelphia

Amir Johnson agreed to a 1 year, $11 million deal with Philly

Chris Paul traded to Rockets, opted in to final year at $24.6 million

Jeff Teague headed to the Timberwolves on a 3-year, $57 million deal

Paul George traded to OKC for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis

Ricky Rubio traded to Jazz for 2018 first-round pick

Langston Galloway headed to the Pistons on a 3-year, $21 million deal

Jose Calderon agreed to a 1 year deal with Cleveland

Hornets get Michael Carter-Williams for a very small price


The Wizards matched Otto Porter’s offer sheet

Alvin Williams stays with the Suns

Houston agrees to an extension which will pay James Harden a quarter of a billion dollars and they’re plenty happy about it.

Zaza Pachulia back to the Warriors

Dirk Nowitzki will play in Dallas for a huge discount: 2 years, $10 million

The Heat plan to re-sign James Johnson and are sending Josh McRoberts to Dallas in order to make it work.

Andre Roberson stays in Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant agrees to 2 years, $53 million to stay with Golden State. The second year is an option.

Dion Waiters will remain with the Heat

Serge Ibaka re-signs with the Raptors for 3 years, $65 million

The Warriors are keeping Andre Iguodala with a 3 year, $48 million deal

The Utah Jazz bring back their beloved 3-and-D guy, Joe Ingles, at $13 million per season.

Jrue Holiday maxes out for 5 years, $125 million with Pelicans

David West re-signs with Warriors for one year

Shaun Livingston staying in Golden State with a 3-year, $24 million deal

Warriors finalizing 5-year, $201 million max deal with Steph Curry

Tony Snell to remain with Bucks for 4 years, $46 million

Bulls to retain Cristian Feliciano for 4 years, $32 million

Patty Mills to re-up in San Antonio for 4 years, $50 million

Blake Griffin to re-sign with Clippers for 5 years, $173 million, per report

Rumors and Other News

Houston wants talent for expiring contracts.

The Nets flirt with Otto Porter, Jr, offering a huge contract with a trade kicker for Washington to debate.

Utah may get compensation for Gordon Hayward after all

In the wild rumor department, Marc Gasol to the Celtics?

Multiple teams interested in Kelly Olynyk

JaVale McGee may be meeting with the Clippers

Otto Porter has agreed on a max offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets

Derrick Rose is set to meet with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Timberwolves first-round pick Justin Patton will miss summer league due to surgery,

Carmelo Anthony willing to waive no-trade clause to join the Rockets or Cavs. However, the Rockets are not actively in talks for him.

Danilo Gallinari is finalizing a move to the LA Clippers for $20/season, via three-team trade

Cap guru Bobby Marks throws cold water on a proposed double sign-and-trade leaving Danilo Gallinari in L.A.

But Adrian Wojnarowski says that Gallinari is going there one way or another.

Enes Kanter hints that Oklahoma City will sign Rudy Gay

Phoenix prioritizes retaining Alan Williams over Alex Len

Houston may be bringing the whip, but there will be no Nene

Phoenix is looking at absorbing salary dumps and going young

Cleveland is negotiating a trade of Iman Shumpert to the Rockets

The Lakers waived Tarik Black

Knicks interested in Suns forward-center Alan Williams

Rockets offer contract to Andre Iguodala after “excellent” meeting

Multiple teams interested in trading for Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert

Nene did NOT agree to terms with the Rockets, and is back on the market, but Houston is optimistic

Raptors believe they will retain Lowry and Ibaka, maybe not Tucker

The Kings are interested in Zach Randolph and Taj Gibson

Paul Millsap could join the Timberwolves, has meeting set

The Cavs are eyeing Jose Calderon

Teams aren’t bothering to call Kevin Durant

The Pelicans are kicking the tires on Ty Lawson and Nick Young

Michael Carter-Williams is reportedly garnering interest

Wizards offer John Wall supermax extension but he isn’t ready to accept it yet


Ex-Cavaliers exec David Griffin will not be the Knicks’ new GM

The Miami Heat officially waive Chris Bosh and announce his number will be retired.