The launch of the NBA Free Agency is only two days away, and Friday is the deadline for players who can decide on the last year of their contracts or become free agents.
LeBron James and DeAndre Jordan have withdrawn from the tournament offers on Friday. And with the recent moves of the Clippers and Mavericks, it seems likely that Jordan is on his way to Los Angeles.
Paul George has said goodbye to his deal and will be free wherever July 1 comes, and it has been reported that Donner, Lakers, 76ers and Rockets are all looking to sign the five-time All-Star.
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Free agency starts at midnight on Sunday, but players won I will officially be unable to sign contracts by midday on July 6.
Here are the latest news and rumors from across the league.
• The Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki have mutually decided to reject his $ 5 million option for the next season. They plan to sign a new contract in July. (19659010)
• Clippers Center Deandre Jordan will unsubscribe from his $ 24.1 million deal and become an unrestricted free agent. One way is free to negotiate a deal with the Mavericks. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN )
• Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has a torn meniscus in his left knee. He is expected to be ready for the training camp next season. (Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports )
• The relationship between the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard "can not be fixed," and the 76ers want Leonard "bad." (Marc Stein, The New York Times on The Dan Patrick Show )
• The Clippers are ready to return Wes Matthews in a potential business for center DeAndre Jordan, which does not rule out the possibility of a sign-and-trade between the Clippers and Mavericks according to the New York Times Marc Stein . Jordan has time until midnight Friday to decide whether or not to choose his $ 24 million player option next season. Dallas has long been a theoretical target for Jordan, and the Mavs have previously prosecuted him in a freelance agency.
• The Pacers guaranteed Bojan Bogdanovic's $ 10.5 million contract for next season according to Shams Charania by Yahoo Sports.
• ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that there is some mutual interest between Jamal Crawford and the Warriors for next season. Crawford recently rejected its $ 4.5 million player option.
• Free agent wing Gerald Green will meet with the Houston Rockets at the start of the free agency, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes . The native Houston had 12.1 points in 41 games for the Rockets last year last year and will have several teams interested in signing him.
• Bucks restricted free agent Jabari Parker could be hounded by the 76ers, Jazz, Kings, Nets, Bulls, Hawks, Pacers and Suns. (Gery Woelfel)
• Enes Kanter has announced on Twitter that he will opt for his 18.6 million player option for the 2019 season.
• The Sacramento Kings offer Bruno Caboclo no qualifying bid after the two sides have "agreed to move on," according to ESPN's Chris Haynes . Caboclo, who traded with Toronto last season, will be an unrestricted free agent.
• The Pacers rejected Joe Young's option for next season and made him an unrestricted free agent. ( ESPN )
• Spurs big man Joffrey Lauvergne has rejected his $ 1.6 million player option for 2019 and plans to sign with Euroleague Club Fenerbahce. ( ESPN )
• LeBron is reportedly meeting his closest confidants in "The Decision Cave" in the Caribbean to decide his free choice. James decided on Friday morning for $ 35.6 million. (Brian Windhorst via Bleacher Report)
• Danny Ainge said a blockbuster deal with the Celtics is unlikely, despite Boston's fortune, and reports conversations with San Antonio to take on Kawhi Leonard. (Chris Forsberg, ESPN)
• The agent of LeBron James told the Cavaliers that he would not exercise his $ 35.6 million option and become an unrestricted free agent. (Joe Vardon, cleveland.com )
• Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported that Enes Kanter plans to exercise his $ 18.6 million option to next season to stay with the Knicks, but Kanter has dismissed the report since
• The Hornets will not make a qualifying bid to continue transporting Treveon Graham, making him an unrestricted free agent. (Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports )
• The Rockets must guarantee Aaron Jackson's $ 1.4 million salary if they want to put him into trades after exercising their team option for next season. (Shams Charania, Yahoo Sports )
Thursday, June 28
• The Lakers did not offer Brandon Ingram in trade talks, but could, if necessary, acquire Kawhi Leonard. (Tania Ganguli, The Los Angeles Times )
• Pacers striker Thaddeus Young has exercised his $ 13.7 million player option and will bypass the agency this summer. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN )
• Leonard turned to LeBron James to inform him that he was interested in playing with the Cavs star. (Yahoo Sports)
• The Spurs and Lakers believe a deal for Leonard would "clamp" a free agent commitment from LeBron James to Los Angeles. (ESPN)
• While San Antonio tried to repair its relationship with Leonard, an "overwhelming Lakers offer" could convince the Spurs differently. (ESPN)
• The Cavaliers have no chance of getting Kemba Walker. ( ESPN Cleveland )
• The Spurs hold trade talks with several teams over Kawhi Leonard, including the Lakers and Celtics. The urgency to make a deal is now at the bottom of the Lakers because San Antonio "can still play the long game" while Boston is "extremely cautious" because of the uncertainty surrounding Leonard's plans and health. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN.com )
• The Pacers aim at restricted free agent Aaron Gordon. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN )