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The NBA offseason has been ramping up at a rapid pace. Free agency opens up at 3 p.m. PT on Friday, capping off a week when trades could start happening on Monday and the NBA draft was held Wednesday.

Teams officially can sign free agents on Sunday. 

A lot will happen in a short span of time. Some big moves already have happened, too. 

Follow along for all the latest news and rumors with trades flying and free agents putting pen to paper. 

Sunday

5:58 p.m. PT: To replace Gasol, the Toronto Raptors agreed to a two-year, $14.3 million contract with center Aron Baynes, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported.

5:55 p.m. PT: The Lakers made a series of moves Sunday to further solidify themselves as the 2021 NBA title favorites. First they traded JaVale McGee to the Cleveland Cavaliers for former Warriors Jordan Bell and Alfonzo McKinnie, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

Then, moments later, Marc Gasol agreed to a two-year contract with the Lakers, Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported.

4:33 p.m. PT: Austin Rivers' agreement with the Knicks originally was reportedly for one year, but ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Rivers now will get $10 million over three years.

4:32 p.m. PT: Two former Warriors -- Omari Spellman and Jacob Evans -- have been traded by the Minnesota Timberwolves to the New York Knicks for Ed Davis, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

 

3:10 p.m. PT: Austin Rivers is off the free-agent board as he has agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Knicks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing sources.

1:45 p.m. PT: The Boston Celtics have agreed with Jayson Tatum on a five-year extension that could be worth as much as $195 million, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports citing sources.

1:10 p.m. PT: E'Twaun Moore is signing a one-year contract with the Phoenix Suns, his agent tells The New York Times' Marc Stein.

12:00 p.m. PT: Former Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein has re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks on a two-year deal, The Athletic's Shams Charania reports citing sources.

10:25 a.m. PT: Former Warriors first-round pick Damian Jones has agreed to join the Phoenix Suns on a two-year deal, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports citing sources.

10:20 a.m. PT: Bogdan Bogdanovic agreed to a four-year, $72 million offer sheet with the Atlanta Hawks, and the Kings now have 48 hours to match the agreement, The New York Times' Marc Stein reported citing sources.

9:45 a.m. PT: Kent Bazemore will be returning to the Warriors after agreeing on a one-year deal with Golden State, his agent tells Stadium's Shams Charania.

9:30 a.m. PT: The Utah Jazz have agreed with Donovan Mitchell on a five-year extension that could be worth as much as $195 million, his agents told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Torrey Craig has agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks on a one-year deal, his agents told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Saturday 

9:36 p.m. PT: While the Toronto Raptors are trying to lure Marc Gasol back, the Warriors are showing interest in the veteran center, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing sources.

9:31 p.m. PT: Serge Ibaka has agreed to a two-year, $19 million contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing sources.

5:15 p.m. PT: The Warriors have made a move, agreeing to terms with former Boston Celtics guard Brad Wanamaker on a one-year deal.

5:03 p.m. PT: Tristan Thompson has agreed to terms with the Boston Celtics on a two-year contract, his agent Rich Paul told Yahoo Sports.

4:56 p.m. PT: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be returning to the Los Angeles Lakers on a three-year deal worth $40 million, his agent Rich Paul told Stadium's Shams Charania.

2:48 p.m. PT: Perhaps the Warriors could pursue Torrey Craig now that he's a free agent. 

2:20 p.m. PT: Elfrid Payton has agreed to a one-year deal, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. 

2:13 p.m. PT: Carmelo Anthony is returning to the Portland Trailblazers, The Athletic's Shams Charania. 

1:46 p.m. PT: Paul Millsap is returning to the Denver Nuggets, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

1:29 p.m. PT: Rajon Rondo has agreed to a two-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. 

 

11:40 a.m. PT: Jeff Green has agreed to a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

11:02 a.m. PT: The Suns have agreed to a three-year deal with Jae Crowder, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

10:40 a.m. PT: Avery Bradley has agreed to a two-year contract with the Miami Heat, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

10:34 a.m. PT: Gordon Hayward signed an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets in 2014 as a restricted free agent. The Utah Jazz were able to keep him, but ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Hornets get Hayward. 

9:32 a.m. PT: Fred VanVleet is re-signing with the Toronto Raptors, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

9:16 a.m. PT: DJ Augustin is joining Milwaukee, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. 

9:02 a.m. PT: Bobby Portis has agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

8:51 a.m. PT: De’Anthony Melton is returning to the Memphis Grizzlies, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

8:15 a.m. PT: Kris Dunn is headed to the Atlanta Hawks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. 

7:22 a.m. PT: Moe Harkless is signing with the Miami Heat, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. 

5:54 a.m. PT: Michael Carter-Williams is returning to the Orlando Magic, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

5:11 a.m. PT: Denzel Valentine signed the qualifying offer with the Chicago Bulls, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported. 

Friday

9:58 p.m. PT: The Oklahoma City Thunder are going to look very different next season. Steven Adams, a mainstay seven seasons, reportedly is being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported citing sources.

8:02 p.m. PT: Veteran Marcus Morris will be returning to the Los Angeles Clippers next season in agreeing to a four-year, $64 million contract, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported citing sources.

7:55 p.m. PT: Washington Wizards star John Wall "has made it clear" he wants out, Stadium's Shams Charania reported citing sources.

7:22 p.m. PT: The Portland Trail Blazers added one of the best dunkers in the NBA, as Derrick Jones Jr. has agreed to a two-year, $19 million contract, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported.

7:07 p.m. PT: Garrett Temple reportedly is leaving Brooklyn for the Chicago Bulls, agreeing to a one-year, $5 million contract.

7:01 p.m. PT: A trio of wings came off the market in a matter of seconds. Former Warriors Alec Burks agreed to a one-year, $6 million contract with the New York Knicks, Joe Harris agreed to a four-year, $75 million contract to return to the Brooklyn Nets, and Jerami Grant reportedly agreed to a three-year, $60 million contract with the Detroit Pistons.

6:55 p.m. PT: Davis Bertans, one of the premier shooters on the free-agent market, is returning to the Washington Wizards on a five-year, $80 million contract, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

 

6:41 p.m. PT: Montrezl Harrell is switching locker rooms at Staples Center.

The reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year is nearing a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported, citing sources.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Harrell, the former Clipper, is getting a two-year contract, with the second year being an option.

ESPN's Bobby Marks reported the details of the contract.

6:07 p.m. PT: The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as a team that could be targeting center Marc Gasol in free agency, The New York Times' Marc Stein reported citing sources.

5:41 p.m. PT: Rodney Hood will stay in the Western Conference and sign a one-year with the Portland Trail Blazers, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported citing sources.

5:36 p.m. PT: Dwight Howard is signing with the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year contract, Stadium's Shams Charania reported citing sources.

5:29 p.m. PT: Danilo Galinari is signing a three-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported citing league sources.

4:38 p.m. PT: Derrick Favors will sign a three-year contract to return to the Utah Jazz, The Athletic's Tony Jones reported citing sources.

Jordan Clarkson also will sign a four-year contract with the Jazz, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported citing sources.

4:27 p.m. PT: De'Aaron Fox will sign a max contract to stay in Sacramento, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported.

4:22 p.m. PT: Dwight Howard tweeted that he was returning to the Lakers, and The Athletic's Shams Charnia reported that as well. However, minutes later, Howard deleted the tweet and Charania reported that Howard is still evaluating his options.

3:40 p.m. PT: DeMarcus Cousins didn't play during the 2019-20 NBA season as he recovered from a torn ACL, but the former Kings and Warriors center is receiving attention from teams, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Could a reunion with the Warriors be in the cards?

3:29 p.m. PT: The Lakers added another important role player, agreeing to a contract with Wes Matthews, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported.

Matthews texted a photo of a Lakers jersey to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes.

Charania reported that Matthews' contract with the Lakers is for one year and is worth $3.6 million.

3:21 p.m. PT: The AP's Tim Reynold reported that big man Meyers Leonard is re-signing with the Miami Heat on a two-year contract with the second season being a team option.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported a short time later that the two-year contract is worth $20 million.

3:01 p.m. PT: Goran Dragic didn't let Woj or Shams break his free agency decision. The veteran point guard announced on Twitter that he is re-signing with the Miami Heat.

The Athletic's Shams Charania reported that Dragic will sign a two-year, $37.4 million contract to stay in South Beach.

11:40 a.m. PT: Before free agency began, the Warriors waived guard Ky Bowman. With James Wiseman, Nico Mannion and Kelly Oubre joining the roster, Golden State needs to clear roster spots. Bowman proved to be a capable NBA player last season, and should find a new home this offseason.

 

Thursday

A day after Klay Thompson tore his right Achilles, the Warriors moved quickly to fill the void, reportedly finalizing a trade with Oklahoma City for forward Kelly Oubre Jr. In the reported deal, the Warriors will part with a top 20 protected 2021 first-round pick (not Minnesota's top three protected first they acquired in the D'Angelo Russell trade).

Wednesday

2:23 p.m. PT

The Sixers have ride themselves of their Al Horford issue. Sending him to OKC along with a first- and second-round pick for Danny Green.

Tuesday

3:00 p.m. PT

There could be a Russell Westbrook blockbuster trade on the way. 

11:26 a.m. PT

As of now, Wizards star Bradley Beal isn't going anywhere.

10:08 a.m. PT

Acording to the New York Times' Marc Stein, the Knicks and Hornets have expressed the most interest in trading for Russell Westbrook

10:00 a.m. PT

Rodney Hood has declined his player option and will become a free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

Monday

10:15 p.m. PT

The Milwaukee Bucks are going all-in, as they reportedly will acquire Bogdan Bogdanovic in a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Donte Divincenzo. Ersan Ilyasova and DJ Wilson.

8:33 p.m. PT

A pair of bombshells were reported just before midnight on the east coast. Robert Covington reportedly is heading to the Portland Trail Blazers, and Jrue Holiday reportedly has been traded to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Hashtag. This. League.

6:48 p.m. PT

No sleep 'til Brooklyn for James Harden.

The Houston Rockets star has decided he wants to join Kevin Durant on the Nets, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday.

1:28 p.m. PT

The Warriors are one of a few contending teams expected to pursue Avery Bradley, Yahoo's Chris Haynes reported.

11:43 a.m. PT: The Athletic's Shams Charania reported James Harden wants to leave the Houston Rockets, and his desired destinations are the Philadelphia 76ers or Brooklyn Nets. 

10:08 a.m. PT: The first big blockbuster trade has happened. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Phoenix Suns have acquired All-Star point guard Chris Paul from the Oklahoma City Thunder for Kelly Oubre, Ricky Rubio, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque and a 2022 first-round pick. The Suns also will receive Abdel Nader.

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