NBA Free Agency Frenzy

NBA Free Agency Frenzy

NBA Free Agency Frenzy

Durant will sign a two-year deal with the Warriors that includes a player option for after next season, according to multiple reports.

Dallas also intends to decline the $5 million club option on Dirk Nowitzki's contract and re-sign him once its salary structure is more settled, the person told the AP. At that point, Durant will be able to sign his contract that will cement his time with the Warriors through the 2019-20 season and the choice to opt out to become an unrestricted free agent in the 2019 offseason.

We live in meme culture now, and the dominant Durant meme since he left the Thunder for the Warriors two years ago states that if your team beats Durant's team but fails to win the championship, KD will join your team.

The Golden State Warriors aren't expecting any surprises this summer.

He flew to Los Angeles on Saturday, creating a frenzy without saying a word.

Cap space is in short supply among teams this summer, which could affect the length and worth of several contracts for non-stars. He's the next superstar to follow in the legacy that Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson built for the Lakers.

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Love has made it known that he wants to remain a Cav the rest of his career, preferably with James as his teammate . Sexton is the right pick for a new and younger generation of Cavs ready to move forward with-or without their King.

At the time of its original posting, Kobe Bryant was still the man and coming off a championship with his familiar support group of Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum, and Lamar Odom, against the upstart Denver Nuggets squad. So did plenty of other players, and by the time the moratorium was 2 hours old, almost $700 million worth of deals had been agreed upon, based on figures confirmed to the AP by people involved in the various decisions.

Rockets • Gerald Green and his hometown Houston Rockets are staying together.

That deal was made so that the Rockets would inherit Paul's Bird rights, allowing him to sign the four-year, $160 million deal he and the team agreed to as free agency officially began at midnight eastern Sunday (9 Pacific Saturday). This kind of deal is also known as a one-plus-one contract.

With as much movement that now exists among players in the National Basketball Association, the summer has become a sort of second season, providing seemingly endless entertainment and intrigue.

Timberwolves • Derrick Rose and Minnesota will be counting on one another next season. Grant's agent, Happy Walters, confirmed Grant's decision in a text message to The Associated Press.

The league released its cap and tax numbers Saturday night for the coming season, and they're slightly higher than some teams may have expected.

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