G/F DeMar Derozan is finalizing a three-year, $85 million deal to sign with the Chicago Bulls. This will be part of a sign and trade that will send F Thaddeus Young along with three draft picks back to San Antonio. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)
Fantasy Impact: DeRozan becomes a huge addition to an already successful Bulls off season. DeRozan has averaged 20+ points each season since 2013 and has also improved his playmaking since joining San Antonio. He should be looked at as a valuable fantasy asset going into next season.
Tue, Aug 3rd 2:10am EDT
By Ari Koslow
Richaun Holmes agreed to a four-year deal that is worth $55 million to remain with the Sacramento Kings. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)
Fantasy Impact: Holmes is coming off a career season where he averaged over 14 points and eight rebounds per game. He will be a player the Kings will build around for years to come as he looks to take another step forward this upcoming season.
Ben McLemore has agreed to a deal with the Portland Trail Blazers. (Source: Michael Scotto on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: McLemore provided different sparks for both the Lakers and Rockets this past season. He was a very streaky shooter, but McLemore will add a scoring dynamic off the bench for Portland behind CJ McCollum and Norman Powell.
Semi Ojeleye agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: After spending the last four seasons in Boston, Ojeleye has landed with the defending champions. He will likely play a similar role that P.J. Tucker played this past season in Milwaukee.
Tue, Aug 3rd 2:01am EDT
By Ari Koslow
Trae Young agreed to a five-year $207 million designated rookie maximum extension with the Atlanta Hawks. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Coming off a season where he led a magical run with Atlanta to the Eastern Conference Finals, losing to the eventual NBA champions in the Milwaukee Bucks, Young got his pay day. He will look to pick up where he left off this upcoming season after averaging just under 30 points per game in the playoffs run.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander agreed to a five-year, $172 million max rookie extension with the Thunder. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Gilgeous-Alexander was part of recent trade rumors right around the NBA Draft, but he will continue to lead the current Thunder rebuild. He missed a good chunk of this past season as there was no point in risking further injury in a completely lost season for Oklahoma City, but he will look to bounce back this upcoming season as one of the better young talents in the league.
Gabe Vincent has reached agreed to a two-year deal that is worth $3.5 million to stay in Miami. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)
Fantasy Impact: Vincent came to the agreement after representing Nigeria in the Tokyo Olympics. He averaged just under five points per game this past season over 13 minutes played. His role should likely remain relativley minimal with the Heat's addition of Kyle Lowry to go along with Miami bringing back Duncan Robinson on a big deal.
Tue, Aug 3rd 1:49am EDT
By Ari Koslow
The Golden State Warriors and Otto Porter Jr. have come to an agreement on a deal. (Source: Chris Haynes on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Porter Jr. will likely fill a similar role that Kelly Oubre played for the Warriors last season. He reportedly passed up a bigger deal to sign a minimum deal with Golden State. He should play solid minutes off the bench for the Warriors this upcoming season, and can potentially start if needed as well.
Tue, Aug 3rd 1:41am EDT
By Ari Koslow
The Philadelphia 76ers are planning on waiving point guard George Hill. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)
Fantasy Impact: Hil was dealt to the 76ers from Oklahoma City this past season, averaging six points per game on 44.2 percent shooting from the field in just under 20 minutes per game across 16 games played in Philadelphia. He will likely attempt to sign with another contender to provide minutes off the bench.
P.J. Tucker agreed to a two-year deal worth $15 million with Miami. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)
Fantasy Impact: It was a busy day for the Heat, who re-signed Jimmy Butler and Duncan Robinson while bringing in both Tucker and Kyle Lowry. Tucker will bring a lot of ability on the defensive side of the ball to Miami, while also adding in his corner three ability. It also doesn't hurt that he is bringing in championship experience to a Heat team that is just one year removed from an appearance in the NBA Finals.
Gorgui Dieng agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million with Atlanta. (Source: John Krawczynski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Dieng simply provides insurance for the Hawks behind Onyeka Okongwu who underwent surgery on his shoulder. He will likely only see legitimate playing time if Okongwu's recovery extends into the upcoming season.
Devonte' Graham has agreed to a four-year deal with the Pelicans worth $47 million. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: This was a sign-and-trade as Graham was a restricted free agent. The Pelicans sent Charlotte its 2022 lottery-protected first-round pick. Graham figures to replace Lonzo Ball, who signed with Chicago. He should slide into that starting role for the Pelicans coming off a season where he averaged just under 15 points and over five assists per game.
Austin Rivers has agreed to stay in Denver, signing a one-year deal with the Nuggets. (Source: Chris Haynes on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Rivers signed with Denver late last year as they dealt with a plethora of injuries. He averaged 8.7 points to go along with over two rebounds, two assists and one steal in the 15 games he played in last season with Denver. His playing time might be dependant on the recovery of Jamal Murray who is working his way back from a torn ACL.
Norman Powell is returning to Portland, agreeing on a five-year deal worth $90 million. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Powell set a career-high in scoring last season with 18.6 points to go along with over three rebounds and one steal. He should be in line for another huge season with the Trail Blazers this upcoming season, especially if they don't bring back Carmelo Anthony.
Blake Griffin has re-signed with the Brooklyn Nets on a one-year deal. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Griffin played a role off the bench to close this past season, and played it in a very efficient manner. He played some center with the Nets going small ball, while also seeing some time at power forward. It is his possible his role grows a bit this upcoming season as the Nets lost Jeff Green.
Trevor Ariza has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: With so much money alotted to LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook this season, the Lakers will need to bring in a number of role players on one-year deals in order to fill out the roster. Ariza should play a solid reserve role for this Lakers team this upcoming season.
Zach Collins has agreed to a three-year deal worth $22 million with the Spurs.
Fantasy Impact: Collins has missed each of the last two years with injuries in Portland. Back in June, he underwent surgery to repair a left medial malleolus stress fracture which is expected to sideline him anywhere from four-to-six months. He will look to carve out a role on a young Spurs team once he is back to full health.
Gary Trent Jr. has agreed to a three-year deal that is worth $54 million with Toronto. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: With Kyle Lowry headed to Miami, Trent Jr. and Fred VanVleet have a chance to lead this Raptors backcourt with Malachi Flynn also in the mix. It should be an interesting dynamic between Trent Jr. and VanVleet.
Alex Caruso has agreed to a four-year deal with the Chicago Bulls that is worth $37 million. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Caruso figures to backup Lonzo Ball at the point guard position for the Bulls. The Suns had reportedly shown interest in Caruso, but that likely went out the window once they re-signed Cameron Payne.
Maurice Harkless and the Sacramento Kings have agreed on a two-year deal worth $9 million. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter )
Fantasy Impact: Harkless likely won't command a huge role, but he does provide a veteran presence in Sacramento. He will likely help out at both small forward and power forward.