Major Free Agent signings
Nicholas Batum: Re-signs with the Charlotte Hornets for 5 years/$120 Million
Andre Drummond: Re-signs with the Detroit Pistons for 5 years/$130 Million
Bradley Beal: Re-signs with the Washington Wizards for 5 years/$130 Million
Hassan Whiteside: Re-signs with the Miami Heat for 4 years/$100 Million
Jordan Clarkson: Re-signs with the LA Lakers for 4 years/$50 Million
DeMar Derozen: Re-signs with the Toronto Raptors for 5 yeas/$130 Million
Joakim Noah: Signs with the NY Knicks for 4 years/$72 Million
Timofey Mozgov: Signs with the LA Lakers for 4 Years/$64 Million
Jeremy Lin: Signs with the Brooklyn Nets for 3 years/$36 Million
Possible big names on the move??
Chandler Parsons got the max he was looking for. The Portland Trail Blazers offered Parsons a $94.8 million max deal in the opening hours of the free-agent period. Parsons has a meeting with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday where another top offer is expected, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.
Free-agent point guard Brandon Jennings will work out for the Brooklyn Nets on Friday morning at UCLA, a league source told ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Jennings, 26, averaged 6.9 points and 3.5 assists while playing for Detroit and Orlando last season.
The Houston Rockets met with free-agent guard/forward Kent Bazemore, a source confirmed Friday morning. The source said the meeting was very good. ESPN’s Zach Lowe reports Bazemore is seeking a contract that would pay him $19-20 million a season. In 75 games for the Atlanta Hawks, Bazemore averaged 11.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.
The Sacramento Kings are in HEAVY pursuit of Dion Waiters and the New York Knicks are hot on the trail of Eric Gordon.
Clippers officials met with Austin Rivers Thursday in Orlando, and Rivers is expected to talk with Knicks, possibly Portland Friday.