The NBA's legal tampering window opened Friday evening, allowing teams to begin contacting players and their representatives to negotiate new contracts ahead of the official start of free agency on Sunday. Keep it here for all the rumours and trades from the Association.
Bucks bolster depth with Augustin
The Milwaukee Bucks have been really active this off-season and that trend continues with the reported addition of free agent guard DJ Augustin, who is joining the team on a three-year, $21 million deal per The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania.
Hawks land Dunn
Free agent guard Kris Dunn has agreed to a two-year, $10million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, who reports that Dunn's deal includes a player option on the second year.
Dunn, 26, leaves the Bulls after three seasons. He has developed into one of the league's best defenders, a talent that'll make him a valuable addition to an offensive-minded Hawks team. https://t.co/b7YZHtHrsL— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 21, 2020
Melton staying with Grizzlies
Restricted free agent guard De’Anthony Melton has agreed to four-year, $35 million deal to remain with the Memphis Grizzlies, per The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania.
De’Anthony Melton, the 46th pick in the 2018 NBA draft, now has the highest net salary from his class for the 2020-21 season ($9.6M). https://t.co/W2EPs9kSJF— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 21, 2020
Portis joining Bucks
Free agent big man Bobby Portis has agreed to a two year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks that includes a player option in the second season, per The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania.
Bobby Portis is joining Milwaukee on a two-year deal, with a player option in the second season, sources said. Bucks receive a major frontcourt addition, and Portis has opportunity to play key role on a title contender. https://t.co/fr5SKO501u— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 21, 2020
Carter-Williams returning to Magic
Free agent guard Michael Carter-Williams has agreed to a deal to return to the Orlando Magic, per The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania.
Harkless joining Heat
Free agent forward Moe Harkless has agreed to a one-year, $3.6 million deal with the Miami Heat, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski who reports that Harkless turned down more lucrative deals for a chance to play a prominent role with defending Eastern Conference champion Heat.
Harkless turned down more lucrative deals for a chance to play a prominent role with defending Eastern Conference champions -- and re-enter a more cash-flushed free agent marketplace in 2021. https://t.co/hMY4LMgS6D— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 21, 2020