It’s that time of the year again when free agents in the NBA start deciding whether to stay put or start afresh with a new team and a new environment.
Many high-profile players are on the market ahead of the 2016/17 season and all the franchises are scrambling to get a piece of the action in order to bolster their respective squads going into the new season.
Here are all the moves that have happened thus far.
• The Chicago Bulls have traded Mike Dunleavy to the Cleveland Cavaliers. In return, the Cavaliers are likely to send a second-round pick or the rights to a player overseas.
• After 13 seasons with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade has decided to join the Chicago Bulls on a two-year, $47.5 million deal, according to reports.
• Langston Galloway has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans, but details of the deal are still unclear.
• Nene Hilario will be joining the Houston Rockets on a one-year, $2.9 million deal.
• Ray Allen is looking to make his NBA comeback and his representatives has been in contact with the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.
• The Denver Nuggets have reportedly offered Dwyane Wade a deal worth in excess of $50 million. The Miami Heat are trying to retain their franchise player, but have only put a two-year, $40 million deal on the table.
• Gerald Henderson will bid the Portland Trail Blazers adieu after agreeing to join the Philadelphia 76ers on a two-year, $18 million deal.
• Dirk Nowitzki is set to stay with the Dallas Mavericks for the next two seasons after he reported agreed to a deal worth $40 million.
• The Cleveland Cavaliers will not be matching the four-year, $38.4 million offer sheet Matthew Dellavedova has agreed to with the Milwaukee Bucks.
• Luc Richard Mbah a Moute has signed with the Los Angeles Clippers for two years and $4.5 million at the biannual exception.
• The New York Knicks have further bolstered their backcourt with the addition of Brandon Jennings on a one-year deal worth approximately $5 million.
• The Miami Heat are looking to keep hold of superstar Dwyane Wade and have offered him a two-year, $40 million deal. The Denver Nuggets and Milwaukee Bucks are the other two teams interested in Wade.
• The Dallas Mavericks and Harrison Barnes have verbally agreed on a four-year, $94 million max deal. In addition to Barnes, the Mavericks will also receive Andrew Bogut after agreeing to a trade with the Golden State Warriors.
• Pau Gasol is set to join the San Antonio Spurs on a two-year deal that is reportedly worth in excess of $30 million.
• Kevin Durant is headed for a new destination as he will join the Golden State Warriors on a two-year deal worth $54.3 million.
• Deron Williams is on his way back to the Dallas Mavericks after agreeing to a one-year, $10 million deal.
• Matt Barnes has agreed to return to the Sacramento Kings on a two-year, $12 million deal, according to reports. Barnes last played for the Kings in the 2004/05 season.
• The Chicago Bulls may have lost Derrick Rose, but they have brought in Rajon Rondo to fill the gaping hole in their point guard position. According to reports, Rondo and the Bulls have agreed on a two-year, $28 million deal.
• Jamal Crawford will be staying with the Los Angeles Clippers after agreeing to a deal worth $42 million over three years.
• Garrett Temple will be moving from the Washington Wizards to the Sacramento Kings after signing a three-year, $24 million deal.
• Cole Aldrich will bid the Los Angeles Clippers farewell as he will head to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal believed to be worth $22 million over three years.
• Andrew Nicholson is leaving the Orlando Magic and linking up with the Washington Wizards after being offered a four-year, $26 million contract.
• The Houston Rockets and Eric Gordon have agreed on a four-year, $53 million deal.
• Austin Rivers will continue to ply his trade with the Los Angeles Clippers after agreeing to a three-year, $35 million deal.
• Ian Mahinmi will be heading to Washington DC to play for the Wizards after being offered $64 million over four years.
• The Dallas Mavericks are set to sign Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes on Thursday a four-year deal that is understood to be worth $95 million. The Warriors will have three days from then to match the offer.
• The New York Knicks continue to bolster their line-up following the announcement that Courtney Lee will be joining them on a deal believed to be worth approximately $48 million over four years.
• After spending all nine seasons of his NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks, veteran center Al Horford has decided to move to the Boston Celtics on a four-year max deal worth $113 million.
• Marvin Williams will be staying with the Charlotte Hornets after reports emerged that he will be signing a four-year, $54.5 million deal.
• Ryan Anderson is heading to the Houston Rockets after being offered a four-year deal worth $80 million.
• Trevor Booker will be leaving the Utah Jazz and joining the Brooklyn Nets on a two-year, $18 million deal.
• The Orlando Magic have significantly strengthened their front court department with the addition of Bismack Biyombo on a four-year deal that is believed to be worth $70 million.
• Aaron Afflalo will be leaving Madison Square Garden in order to hook up with the Sacramento Kings on a two-year, $25 million deal.
• Jon Leuer will be joining the Detroit Pistons on a four-year, $42 million deal.
• Luol Deng has left the Miami Heat in order to become part of the Los Angeles Lakers. Deng is understood to have agreed to a four-year, $72 million deal.
• After spending a couple of months with the Miami Heat, Joe Johnson will be heading to the Utah Jazz on a deal worth $22 million over two years.
• Joakim Noah will bid farewell to the Chicago Bulls to represent the New York Knicks. It is understood that Noah and the Knicks have agreed on a contract worth $72 million over four years.
• Kent Bazemore is not going anywhere after he and the Atlanta Hawks agreed on a four-year, $70 million deal.
• Jared Dudley is returning to the Phoenix Suns after agreeing to sign a three-year deal worth $30 million.
• E’Twaun Moore is leaving the Chicago Bulls in order to join the New Orleans Pelicans on a four-year, $34 million deal.
• Justin Hamilton will link up with the Brooklyn Nets on a two-year, $6 million deal, according to his agency.
• Jeff Green will be heading to Florida to join the Orlando Magic on a one-year deal worth $15 million.
• Mike Conley has agreed in principle to remain with the Memphis Grizzlies after being offered a five-year deal worth $153 million.
• The Atlanta Hawks have recruited Dwight Howard, who has agreed to sign a three-year, $70.5 million deal, and will fill the void left by Al Horford.
• Matthew Dellavedova has agreed to an offer sheet of $38.4 million over four years with the Milwaukee Bucks.
• Solomon Hill will be joining the New Orleans Pelicans on a four-year, $48 million deal.
• Chandler Parsons will be leaving the Dallas Mavericks in order to join the Memphis Grizzlies on a four-year max contract that is believed to be worth $94.8 million.
• Evan Turner has agreed to sign a four-year, $75 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.
• Evan Fournier will be staying with the Orlando Magic after agreeing to sign a five-year, $85 million deal.
• The Milwaukee Bucks and Mirza Teletovic have verbally agreed on a three-year, $30 million deal.
• Andre Drummond will continue to call the Detroit Pistons home for the next five years after he was offered a five-year max contract that is understood to be worth $130 million.
• Al Jefferson and the Indiana Pacers have verbally agreed on a three-year, $30 million deal.
• Bradley Beal will be sticking with the Washington Wizards after being given a five-year max deal that is worth in the $130 million range.
• Jeremy Lin confirmed on Twitter that he will be joining the Brooklyn Nets on a three-year, $36 million deal.
• D.J. Augustin and the Orlando Magic have agreed on a four-year, $29 million deal.
• Ish Smith will play for the Detroit Pistons next season after agreeing to a three-year, $18 million deal, according to reports.
• Hassan Whiteside will not be leaving the Miami Heat after he was offered a four-year max deal worth $98 million.
• Jordan Clarkson will remain with the Los Angeles Lakers after signing a four-year, $50 million deal.
• Nicolas Batum will be re-signing with the Charlotte Hornets on a five-year, $120 million deal.
• DeMar DeRozan will continue to play basketball for the Toronto Raptors after inking a five-year, $139 million deal.
• The Los Angeles Lakers made the first big move of free agency after signing Timofey Mozgov for $64 million over four years.