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NBA Free Agency 2018 Trade Rumors and News

The onset of July marks the beginning of haggling, bartering, soaring hopes, and crushed dreams across the NBA.

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The 2018 NBA Free Agency and Trade season is open. News and rumors are starting to fly. Teams are negotiating with free agents. General Managers are discussing signings and trades. Owners are preparing to open up their pocketbooks...or close them down and hope for significant scraps from the table later.

We’ll collect all the significant news and post it here to keep you updated on Day 1 of Free Agency. Trail Blazers news will be posted separately, with each story distinct, but you can consider this a rolling, updating information and discussion thread for everything else that’s going on around the league.

After re-signing their free agents, the Nuggets now look to pursue LeBron James.

The Rockets are getting Gerald Green back for a veteran’s minimum contract.

Marco Belinelli will sign with the Spurs.

A couple teams are chasing Zach LaVine.

Derrick Rose will play for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The ‘Wolves also try to solidify their hold on Jimmy Butler.

Omri Casspi comes to terms with the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Los Angeles Clippers are still chasing Kawhi Leonard.

The Phoenix Suns get veteran forward Trevor Ariza.

The Brooklyn Nets have Joe Harris on board.

The Boston Celtics keep Aron Baynes.

The Thunder make another re-signing.

The Dallas Mavericks get their least for a year.

At 33 years of age, Chris Paul inks a max contract with the Houston Rockets.

Ersan Ilyasova signs with the Milwaukee Bucks again.

The Knicks are after Mario Hezonja.

The Dallas Mavericks and DeAndre Jordan are plotting their long-awaited reunion.

Dozens of commitments are rolling in from across the NBA.

Kevin Durant will be a Warrior for two more years.

Rudy Gay keeps on with the San Antonio Spurs.

Paul George is staying with the Thunder.

The Denver Nuggets will keep their prized center.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is exploring options with the Los Angeles Lakers.

And maybe other teams...

Former Trail Blazer Will Barton, the People’s Champ, is signing a new contract with Denver.

Paul George might stay put with the Thunder after all.

The Los Angeles Lakers want DeMarcus Cousins to play alongside LeBron James. Wow.

Mark Spears writes that New Orleans are trying to keep Cousins though.

ESPN’s Chris Haynes delivers early news about Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant.

ESPN’s Marc Stein chimes in.

And ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne gives an update on Russell Westbrook’s plans for Oklahoma City Thunder free agent Paul George.

Alex Kennedy says that big man Kyle O’Quinn might be leaving the Knicks and heading to Philly.

Tyron Wallace might be one to watch according to Bobby Marks.

Alex Kennedy says that at least five teams are interested in Trevor Booker.

After losing Ariza, Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Houston Rockets are meeting with Clint Capela.

We’ve already covered Will Barton, Mason Plumlee, and a host of Denver Nuggets up for bids.

The Portland Trail Blazers also lost Ed Davis to free agency and picked up Nik Stauskas. Be sure to read all about it.