The NBA offseason period has arrived. On Monday, the league is officially open for trades. Along with those moves, several players and teams will make decisions on contract options for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
This post will be updated throughout the day.
The Nets and Pistons kicked off the action early Monday morning with a trade involving two developing players. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pistons will receive forward Dzanan Musa and a second round pick from Nets in exchange for guard Bruce Brown.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Lakers wing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope intends to decline his player option for the 2020-21 season. Charania also suggested that teams outside of Los Angeles are under the impression that the 27-year-old wing is open to moving on from the Lakers.
DeMar DeRozan has informed the Spurs that he is opting into his player option for the 2020-21 season. Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes delivered the news regarding DeRozan’s decision to pickup the $27.7 million option.
The Magic have agreed to terms with 2019 first-round pick Chuma Okeke. The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears delivered the news on the former Auburn standout. Okeke, who suffered an ACL tear late in his final season with the Tigers, averaged 12.0 points and 6.8 rebounds per game during his 2018-19 season at Auburn.
Mark Robin Lopez down as another former Trail Blazers player that is set to enter free agency. According to Wojnarowski, the Bucks big man is declining his player option for next season.
Per Adrian Wojnarowski, the Milwaukee Bucks are trading Donte Divincenzo, Ersan Ilyasova, and DJ Wilson to the Sacramento Kings for Bogdan Bogdanovic. The Bucks are also acquiring Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday in a separate deal.
The Bucks are trading Donte Divincenzo. Ersan Ilyasova and DJ Wilson in the deal to the Kings, sources said. https://t.co/Vrho6gZQhH— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 17, 2020
Kings will also send Justin James to the Bucks in the deal, per sources.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 17, 2020