Free Agency 2021

2021 NBA Free Agency tracker: Rumours, available players, news and updates

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Free agency is here.

Since 6:00 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 2, teams have been able to negotiate with free agents. Since 12:01 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 6, teams have been able to sign free agents.

This year's free-agent class included three All-Star veterans in Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and Mike Conley, as well as two-time Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and 11-time All-Star Chris Paul, both of whom declined their player options for the 2021-22 season to enter free agency.

We'll update the following list as teams and players come to terms in free agency.

For a full list of this year's free agents, click here.

Free agency rumours

Aug. 16, 5:02 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Josh Hart is closing in on a three-year, $38 million with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Aug. 10, 8:57 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Dennis Schroder has agreed to a one-year, $5.9 million deal with the Boston Celtics

Aug. 6, 3:43 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Justise Winslow has agreed to a two-year deal with the LA Clippers.

Aug. 6, 3:25 p.m. - According to Yahoo's Chris Haynes, Kawhi Leonard has decided to re-sign with the LA Clippers but terms are still being discussed.

Aug. 6, 12:40 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Javonte Green is re-signing with the Chicago Bulls on a two-year deal.

Aug. 6, 12:39 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Reggie Jackson plans to sign a two-year $22 million deal to return to the LA Clippers.

Aug. 6, 12:26 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, DeAndre' Bembry has agreed to a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets

Aug. 6, 11:00 a.m. - According to the New York Times, Andre Iguodala has agreed to a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors.

Aug. 6, 12:22 a.m - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Kelly Oubre Jr. has agreed to a two-year deal upwards of $26 million with the Charlotte Hornets.

Aug. 5, 7:17 p.m - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Khem Birch has agreed to return to the Toronto Raptors on a three-year, $20 million deal.

Aug. 5, 2:31 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Lou Williams has agreed to return to the Atlanta Hawks on a one-year $5 million deal.

Aug. 5, 12:45 a.m - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Danny Green has agreed to return to 76ers on a two-year, $20 million deal.

Aug. 4, 5:55 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Spencer Dinwiddie is heading to the Washington Wizards on a three-year, $62 million deal.

Aug. 4, 1:25 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Victor Oladipo has agreed to a deal with the Miami Heat.

Aug. 4, 9:50 a.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, John Collins has agreed to a five-year, $125 million deal to stay with the Atlanta Hawks.

Aug. 4, 1:35 a.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Bryn Forbes agrees to a deal with San Antonio Spurs.

Aug. 3, 9:50 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Hassan Whiteside has agreed to a deal with Utah Jazz.

Aug. 3, 9:01 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Jock Landale agrees to a two-year deal with San Antonio Spurs.

Aug. 3, 6:29 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Ish Smith has agreed to a one-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets with a team-option for the second year.

Aug. 3, 6:26 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Markieff Morris has agreed to a one-year deal with the Miami Heat

Aug. 3, 5:11 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Kendrick Nunn has agreed to a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Aug. 3, 5:00 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Talen Horton-Tucker has agreed to a three-year, $32 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Aug. 3, 4:02 p.m. - According to Yahoo's Chris Haynes, DeMar DeRozan is joining the Chicago Bulls on a three-year, $85 million deal via a sign-and-trade that will send Al-Farouq Aminu and Thaddeus Young to the San Antonio Spurs.

Aug. 3, 3:07 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to deals with Carmelo Anthony and Malik Monk.

Aug. 3, 2:45 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Patty Mills has agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets.

Aug. 3, 2:24 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Robin Lopez has agreed to a one-year deal with the Orlando Magic.

Aug 3, 2:05 p.m. - According to Marc Stein, a sign-and-trade to the Chicago Bulls is "among the options that have emerged" for DeMar DeRozan.

Aug. 3, 1:04 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Andre Drummond has agreed to a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Aug. 3, 11:58 a.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Bruce Brown is signing the one-year qualifying offer ($4.7 million) to return to the Brooklyn Nets.

Aug. 3, 11:21 a.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Rudy Gay has agreed to a two-year, $12.1 million deal with the Utah Jazz.

Aug. 3, 12:40 a.m. - According to Yahoo Sports Chris Haynes, Otto Porter has agreed to a one-year, veterans minimum deal with the Golden State Warriors

Aug. 3, 12:08 a.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Gabe Vincent has agreed to a two-year, $3.5 million deal with the Miami Heat

Aug. 2, 11:57 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Trae Young has agreed to a five-year, $207 million max rookie extension with the Atlanta Hawks

Aug. 2, 11:34 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has agreed to a five-year, $172 million max rookie extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder

Aug. 2, 11:34 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Semi Ojeleye has agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks,

Aug. 2, 11:03 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Richuan Holmes has agreed to a four-year deal, worth up to $55 milion with the Sacramento Kings.

Aug. 2, 10:34 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Max Strus has agreed to a two-year, $3.5 millio deal with the Miami Heat

Aug. 2, 10:24 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Dewayne Dedmon has agreed to a one-year deal with the Miami Heat

Aug. 2, 10:09 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Kent Bazemore has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers

Aug. 2, 10:02 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Blake Griffin has agreed to a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets

Aug. 2, 9:56 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Norman Powell has agreed to a five-year, $90 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers

Aug. 2, 9:52 p.m. - According to Yahoo Sports Chris Haynes, Austin Rivers has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets

Aug. 2, 9:31 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, The New Orleans Pelicans have acquired Devonte' Graham on a four-year, $47 million deal via a sign-and-trade

Aug. 2, 9:06 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Garrett Temple has agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans

Aug. 2, 9:00 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, P.J. Tucker has a agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal with the Miami Heat

Aug. 2, 8:45 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Cody Zeller has agreed to a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Aug. 2, 8:45 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Daniel Theis has agreed to a four-year, $36 million deal with the Houston Rockets

Aug. 2, 8:37 p.m. - According to Yahoo Sports Chris Haynes, Cory Joseph has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Detroit Pistons

Aug. 2, 8:16 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Alex Caruso has agreed to a four-year, $37 million deal with the Chicago Bulls.

Aug. 2, 8:11 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the New York Knicks have agreed to deals with Evan Fournier (four-year, $78 million) and Derrick Rose (three-year, $43 million).

Aug. 2, 7:50 p.m. - According to reports, the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to deals with Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza and Wayne Ellington .

Aug. 2, 7:23 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Gary Trent Jr. has agreed to a three-year, $54 million deal with the Toronto Raptors.

Aug. 2, 7:22 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Bobby Portis is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks on a two-year, $9 million deal.

Aug. 2, 6:45 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Chris Paul has agreed to a four-year deal with the Phoenix Suns that could pay him up to $120 million.

Aug. 2, 6:38 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Kyle Lowry is joining the Miami Heat on a three-year deal.

Aug. 2, 6:17 p.m.- According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Mike Conley and the Utah Jazz have agreed to a three-year, $72.5 million deal.

Aug. 2, 6:17 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Kelly Olynyk has agreed to a three-year, $37 million deal with the Detroit Pistons.

Aug. 2, 6:11 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Jarrett Allen has agreed to a five-year, $100 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Aug. 2, 6:01 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Tim Hardaway Jr. is returning to the Dallas Mavericks on a four-year, $72 million deal.

Aug. 2, 6:00 p.m. - According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, Lonzo Ball has agreed to a four-year, $85 million deal with the Chicago Bulls.

Aug. 2, 3:57 p.m. - According to Marc Stein, the Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing an offer in "the five-year, $100 million range" for Jarrett Allen, who will be a restricted free agent.

Aug. 2, 9:40 a.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Miami Heat are "positioning themselves to become frontrunners" to land Kyle Lowry in a sign-and-trade with the Toronto Raptors.

Aug. 1, 5:48 p.m. - According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Kawhi Leonard has declined his player option for the 2021-22 season, making him an unrestricted free agent, but he is expected to negotiate a new deal with the LA Clippers. Additionally, there is reportedly " optimism " that Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns will reach a new deal when free agency begins.

Notable unrestricted free agents

Name Position Former Team New Team Report
Kyle Lowry G Toronto Raptors Miami Heat ESPN
Mike Conley G Utah Jazz Utah Jazz ESPN
Victor Oladipo G Miami Heat Miami Heat The Athletic
Dennis Schroder G Los Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics ESPN
Derrick Rose G New York Knicks New York Knicks ESPN
Patty Mills G San Antonio Spurs Brooklyn Nets ESPN
Alex Caruso G Los Angeles Lakers Chicago Bulls ESPN
TJ McConnell G Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers ESPN
Cory Joseph G Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons Yahoo
Malik Monk G Charlotte Hornets Los Angeles Lakers ESPN
Lou Williams G Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks The Athletic
Reggie Jackson G LA Clippers LA Clippers ESPN
DeMar DeRozan G/F San Antonio Spurs Chicago Bulls Yahoo
Evan Fournier G/F Boston Celtics New York Knicks ESPN
Tim Hardaway Jr. G/F Dallas Mavericks Dallas Mavericks ESPN
Danny Green G/F Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers ESPN
Kelly Oubre Jr. G/F Golden State Warriors Charlotte Hornets The Athletic
Justise Winslow G/F Memphis Grizzlies LA Clippers ESPN
Alec Burks G/F New York Knicks New York Knicks ESPN
Doug McDermott F Indiana Pacers San Antonio Spurs The Athletic
Blake Griffin F Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets ESPN
Rudy Gay F San Antonio Spurs Utah Jazz The Athletic
Carmelo Anthony F Portland Trail Blazers Los Angeles Lakers ESPN
Andre Iguodala F Miami Heat Golden State Warriors New York Times
JaMychal Green F/C Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets The Athletic
Kelly Olynyk F/C Houston Rockets Detroit Pistons ESPN
Richaun Holmes F/C Sacramento Kings Sacramento Kings The Athletic
Nerlens Noel C New York Knicks New York Knicks ESPN
Dwight Howard C Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Lakers ESPN
Daniel Theis C Chicago Bulls Houston Rockets ESPN
JaVale McGee C Denver Nuggets Phoenix Suns Yahoo
Robin Lopez C Washington Wizards Orlando Magic ESPN
Andre Drummond C Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers ESPN

Notable restricted free agents

Name Position Former Team New Team Report
Lonzo Ball G New Orleans Pelicans Chicago Bulls The Athletic
Kendrick Nunn G Miami Heat Los Angeles Lakers ESPN
Devonte' Graham G Charlotte Hornets New Orleans Pelicans ESPN
Talen Horton-Tucker G Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Lakers ESPN
Bruce Brown G/F Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets ESPN
Josh Hart G/F New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Pelicans ESPN
Gary Trent Jr. G/F Toronto Raptors Toronto Raptors ESPN
Duncan Robinson G/F Miami Heat Miami Heat ESPN
Lauri Markkanen F/C Chicago Bulls
John Collins F/C Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks ESPN
Jarrett Allen C Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers ESPN

Notable player options

Name Position Former Team New Team Report
Chris Paul G Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns ESPN
Spencer Dinwiddie G Brooklyn Nets Washington Wizards The Athletic
Norman Powell G/F Portland Trail Blazers Portland Trail Blazers ESPN
Will Barton G/F Denver Nuggets Denver Nuggets Yahoo
Kawhi Leonard F LA Clippers LA Clippers Yahoo
Bobby Portis F/C Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Bucks The Athletic
Serge Ibaka F/C LA Clippers LA Clippers The Athletic
Montrezl Harrell F/C Los Angeles Lakers Washington Wizards The Athletic

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