On Friday, Atlanta Hawks rewarded guard Kent Bazemore after having one of the best seasons of his career. Bazemore and the Hawks agreed to a four-year, $70 million deal as they try to keep some of the core players together.
The Miami Heat made it known before the start of free agency that center Hassan Whiteside was the number one priority this offseason. Well the Heat got the job done as Whiteside agreed to a four-year, $99 million contract to remain with the team.
On Friday, the NBA free agency period officially opened up and things have been moving very fast. While some the bigger names are still on the board, there are still plenty of veterans that have a lot of teams interesting.
If you don’t know by now, the NBA free agency period kicked off on Friday. One of the most interesting thing that happen yesterday was regarding Cleveland Cavaliers backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova.
With the start of the NBA free agency period starting on Friday, the situation between the Miami Heat and guard Dwyane Wade got pretty interesting. Wade, who opted out of his contract reportedly is upset with the treatment that he has received from the Heat.
On Friday, the crown jewel of the NBA free agency period started taking his visit to the teams he is interested in. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant made his way to California to meet with the Golden State Warriors.
The fallout from the Golden State Warriors losing in the NBA Finals is still going on. Once the series was over, there were a few players that were blamed for the Warriors losing three straight games after being up 3-1.
With the NBA free agency period getting ready to start, you can bet that the New York Knicks name will be thrown in the discussion for plenty of players. After missing out on Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant, it was reported that former Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was the Knicks top target.
For the last NBA season for the Chicago Bulls, there were plenty of rumors floating around about their two stars players. There was plenty of reports coming out saying that guards Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose were not getting along with each other.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are still celebrating the NBA Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors. While the players are still in the moment, the front office is already planning for next season.