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NBA free agents: Entire class of 2015


NBA free agents: Entire class of 2015

Here's a league-wide list of all NBA Free Agents in 2015. Various team and player options must be declared before free agency begins July 1. More on several of these options as possible fits for the Wizards in the coming weeks.

KEY: (T) = Team option. (P); (P) = Player option; (R) = Restricted free agent 

Atlanta Hawks: Pero Antic (R), Elton Brand, DeMarre Carroll, John Jenkins, Paul Millsap.

Boston Celtics: Brandon Bass, Jae Crowder (R), Luigi Datome (R), Jonas Jerebko.

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson (P), Jerome Jordan (R), Brook Lopez (P), Mirza Teletovic (R), Thaddeus Young (P).

Charlotte Hornets: Bismack Biyombo (R), Gerald Henderson (P), Al Jefferson (P), Jason Maxiell, Jeff Taylor (R), Mo WIlliams.

Chicago Bulls: Aaron Brooks, Jimmy Butler (R), Mike Dunleavy, Kirk Hinrich (P), Nazr Mohammed.

Cleveland Cavaliers: Matthew Dellavedova (R), LeBron James (P), James Jones, Kevin Love (P), Shawn Marion, Mike Miller (P), Timofey Mozgov (T), Kendrick Perkins, J.R. Smith (P), Tristan Thompson (R), Iman Shumpert (R).

Dallas Mavericks: Al-Farouq Aminu (P), J. J. Barea, Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis (P), Raymond Felton (P), Bernard James (R), Richard Jefferson, Rajon Rondo, Greg Smith, Amare Stoudemire, Charlie Villanueva.

Denver Nuggets: Darrell Arthur, Will Barton (R), Ian Clark (R), Jameer Nelson (P).

Detroit Pistons: Joel Anthony, Reggie Jackson (R), John Lucas III, Cartier Martin (P), Greg Monroe, Tayshaun Prince, Shawne Williams.

Golden State Warriors: Leandro Barbosa, Draymond Green (R), Justin Holiday (R), Ognjen Kuzmic (R), Brandon Rush (P), Marreese Speights (T).

Houston Rockets: Patrick Beverley (R), Corey Brewer (P), K.J. McDaniels (R), Josh Smith, Jason Terry.

Indiana Pacers: Lavoy Allen, Chris Copeland (R), Roy Hibbert (P), Luis Scola, Donald Sloan, Rodney Stuckey, C.J. Watson, David West (P), Shayne Whittington (R).

Los Angeles Clippers: Glen Davis, Dahntay Jones, DeAndre Jordan, Hedo Turkoglu, Ekpe Udoh, Austin Rivers.

Los Angeles Lakers: Vander Blue (R), Carlos Boozer, Ed Davis (P), Wayne Ellington, Jordan Hill (T), Wesley Johnson, Jeremy Lin, Ronnie Price.

Memphis Grizzlies: Nick Calathes (R), Marc Gasol, Jeff Green (P), Kosta Koufos, Beno Udrih (P).

Miami Heat: Michael Beasley (T), Goran Dragic (P), Luol Deng (P), Dwyane Wade (P).

Milwaukee Bucks: Jared Dudley (P), Jose Gutierrez (R), Khris Middleton (R).

Minnesota Timberwolves: Chase Budinger (P), Kevin Garnett, Justin Hamilton (R), Robbie Hummel (R), Gary Neal, Arinze Onuaku (R).

New Orleans Pelicans: Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik, Luke Babbitt, Norris Cole (R), Jimmer Fredette, Eric Gordon (P), Jeff Withey (R).

New York Knicks: Quincy Acy (R), Cole Aldrich, Lou Amundson, Andrea Bargnani, Shane Larkin, Alexey Shved (R), Jason Smith, Lance Thomas, Travis Wear (R).

Oklahoma City Thunder: Enes Kanter (R), Kyle Singler (R).

Orlando Magic: Willie Green, Tobias Harris (R), Kyle O'Quinn (R).

Philadelphia 76ers: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Jason Richardson, Glenn Robinson III (R), Thomas Robinson, Henry Sims (R), Ish Smith.

Phoenix Suns: Earl Barron, Danny Granger (P), Gerald Green, Brandon Knight (R), Marcus Thornton, Brandan Wright.

Portland Trail Blazers: Arron Afflalo (P), LaMarcus Aldridge, Steve Blake (P), Joel Freeland (R), Alonzo Gee, Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews, Dorell Wright.

Sacramento Kings: Omri Casspi, Reggie Evans, Ryan Hollins, Andre Miller, Derrick Williams (R).

San Antonio Spurs: Jeff Ayres, Aron Baynes (R), Marco Belinelli, Matt Bonner, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Cory Joseph (R), Kawhi Leonard (R).

Toronto Raptors: Landry Fields, Tyler Hansbrough, Chuck Hayes, Amir Johnson, Greg Stiemsma. Lou Williams.

Utah Jazz: Jeremy Evans, Joe Ingles (R).

Washington Wizards: Rasual Butler, Will Bynum, Drew Gooden, Paul Pierce (P), Kevin Seraphin, Garrett Temple (P).

MORE: Will Pierce leave Wizards and go west? Rumors have resurfaced

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Wizards plan to introduce Dwight Howard Monday

Wizards plan to introduce Dwight Howard Monday

Wizards team president Ernie Grunfeld has stayed relatively busy this summer crafting his new-look lineup for the 2018-19 season. 

One of the team's key additions, Dwight Howard, is set to be introduced as a member of the Wizards on Monday. 

NBC Sports Washington will air the introductory press conference live at 1 p.m. while also streaming it online.  

Ernie Grunfeld and head coach Scott Brooks are both expected to be in attendance. 

The 32-year-old big man is coming off a 2017-18 season with the Charlotte Hornets in which he averaged 16.6 points and 12.5 rebounds per game. 

Since leaving the Orlando Magic after eight seasons in 2011, Howard has played for four different teams in the last six years. 

Howard is an eight-time all-star and a three-time defensive player of the year. 



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Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks in three-team deal, but not likely to stay

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Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks in three-team deal, but not likely to stay

The stage has been set for Carmelo Anthony to hit free agency, as the 10-time All-Star was traded to the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday in a three-team deal, one that will lead to a subsequent buyout of his contract. ESPN first reported the news and noted that the Rockets are the favorites to sign him.

The full deal sends Dennis Schroder from the Hawks to the Thunder in exchange for Anthony and a protected first-round pick, and sends Mike Muscala from Atlanta to Philly. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot will go to the Thunder from Philly and Justin Anderson will go from the Sixers to the Hawks.

That's a complicated deal, but it ultimately frees Anthony up to choose a new team. He was set to make $27.9 million from the Thunder next season, but the Hawks are footing the bill to let him walk.

Anthony's skills have declined now that he's 34 years old. Last season, he averaged 16.2 points on 40.4 percent shooting, way down from the 22.4 points he averaged the season before with the Knicks.

Still, Anthony could help a team looking for a scoring punch and the Rockets would like some more help in their quest to take down the Warriors. If he signs there, he will join friend Chris Paul and the 2017-18 MVP, James Harden. 

Houston has been the logical landing spot for Anthony ever since news broke that the Thunder were looking for a way out of his contract. If he doesn't go there, perhaps the Lakers would make sense. LeBron James is going to need a lot more help than the roster he currently has around him to make some noise in the crowded Western Conference.