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3 best players the Warriors must sign in 2021 NBA free agency

All eyes are on the Golden State Warriors and the moves they will be making this offseason. The Warriors reportedly looked into trading their two lottery picks in the 2021 NBA Draft, but they ultimately stood pat and selected Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody. Kuminga is seen as a raw project who probably won’t be able to contribute right away, while Moody, despite being dubbed as an NBA-ready player, is still a 19-year-old. With an aging trio of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green still capable of leading a team to the promised land, the Dubs are in a complicated situation.
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Kawhi Leonard Rumors: Star to Decline Clippers Contract Option, Start LAC Talks

For the second time in three years, Kawhi Leonard will become a free agent after reportedly declining his player option with the Los Angeles Clippers. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the 30-year-old has turned down his $36 million salary for the 2021-22 season. Wojnarowski noted the expectation is Leonard will negotiate a new deal to remain with the Clippers.
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Four Potential Destinations For Kawhi Leonard in Free Agency

Kawhi Leonard is expected to decline his $36 million contract option and become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. While Leonard could still return to the Los Angeles Clippers, there is the possibility he could leave after two seasons with the franchise that didn't live up to expectations. He'll almost certainly explore his options, even if it's just behind the scenes.
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Rumor: 3 teams trying to steal Nicolas Batum away from Clippers

Veteran forward Nicolas Batum looked rejuvenated playing for the Los Angeles Clippers this past season after a rough stretch with the Charlotte Hornets. The Clippers are hoping to re-sign Batum, but they’re going to have to beat out other suitors to do it. Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes reports the Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers as interested teams.
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NBA Free Agency 2021: Latest Rumors and Signing Predictions for Top Stars

We've reached the doorstep of 2021 NBA free agency. Though teams cannot officially sign players until August 6, they can begin negotiations starting at 6 p.m. ET on Monday. Several notable names are slated to hit the open market, and many of them are likely to have new homes lined up by Tuesday morning.
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Clippers Rumors: Spurs UFA DeMar DeRozan Interests LA in Free Agency amid Lakers Buzz

Veteran guard DeMar DeRozan could be an option for the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency, according to Andrew Greif and Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times. Greif described DeRozan as a "target of the team’s interest," while Turner noted the 31-year-old had his eyes on joining the Los Angeles Lakers before they traded for Russell Westbrook last week.
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Utah Jazz: Stacked backcourt might be NBA’s best

Necessary pieces are falling into place to power the Utah Jazz’s perimeter. With news this weekend of Mike Conley’s anticipated return in free agency — reported three-year deal worth $60 million — it seems the Utah Jazz will boast one of the NBA’s premier casts of backcourt talents next season.
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B/R Staff Makes 2021 NBA Free-Agency and Trade-Market Predictions

With the flip of the calendar from July to August comes the start of the NBA's new calendar year. Beginning Monday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. ET, teams can officially negotiate contracts with free agents. Players can then sign their new deals Friday, Aug. 6, at 12:01 p.m. ET. All the while, the trade market remains open and ready for business.
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Report: Kawhi Leonard expected to remain with Clippers after opting out

Kawhi Leonard has opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers as expected. However, it does not sound like he is seriously considering going anywhere else. Leonard informed the Clippers that he is declining his $36 million player option for 2021-22. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the expectation is still that Leonard will negotiate a new deal with the Clippers instead of looking elsewhere.

Report: Lou Williams looking for 2-3 year deal in free agency, teams interested

Yesterday, it was reported that Lou Williams may return to the Atlanta Hawks for the veteran’s minimum, but today, Michael Scotto of Hoops Hype offers another perspective. Scotto reports that Williams is looking for a multi-year contract, and that the Milwaukee Bucks and Indiana Pacers are among teams with interest.
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Lou Williams Rumors: Bucks, Pacers to Pursue SG in Free Agency amid Hawks Buzz

The Milwaukee Bucks and Indiana Pacers are reportedly expected to pursue guard Lou Williams in free agency, according to Michael Scotto of Hoops Hype. There is also reportedly mutual interest regarding a return to the Atlanta Hawks, where the 34-year-old finished the 2020-21 season after a midseason trade from the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA Rumors: DeMar DeRozan Is A Target For The Los Angeles Clippers This Summer

The Los Angeles Clippers are having a quiet offseason, unlike their city rivals Los Angeles Lakers. The Clips finished the 2020/21 NBA season losing to the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Finals, recording their best campaign in franchise history. Of course, they're aiming higher next season, trying to reach...

Nicolas Batum To Receive Interest From Clippers, Heat, Warriors, Pacers

The Los Angeles Clippers would like to re-sign Nicolas Batum in free agency but he will receive interest from a number of teams. Batum signed with the Clippers last offseason after he was stretched and waived by the Charlotte Hornets. The Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers plan...
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Nicolas Batum Rumors: Clippers Hope to Re-Sign FA; Warriors, Heat, Pacers Linked

The Los Angeles Clippers reportedly hope to re-sign unrestricted free agent Nicolas Batum this offseason, but they will have plenty of competition for the veteran forward, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Haynes reported the Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers are among the teams interested in...

NBA Odds: Russell Westbrook Trade Swings Lakers Futures Prices

After a disappointing season that saw them struggle late in the regular season and lose in the first round of the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers were looking to make some changes. Chris Paul, Buddy Hield, Kyle Lowry, even Lonzo Ball were rumored to be on general manager Rob Pelinka’s shortlist.
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Celtics get Richardson in trade as Mavs make salary cap move

The Boston Celtics acquired guard Josh Richardson from Dallas on Saturday, a move that gives the Mavericks salary cap flexibility. The trade involves teams with new leaders in the front office. Brad Stevens recently became Boston's president of basketball operations after eight seasons as coach, ending Danny Ainge's 18-year run in charge of personnel.