Wednesday July 15th, 2015

Need help following the NBA's frantic free agency period? has you covered with all of the latest news and rumors.

Free agency officially began on July 1, and players and teams can officially sign deals now that the league's moratorium period has expired and the salary cap for next season has been set.

Like every off-season, this one is jam-packed with intrigue and storylines. Questions abound: What made DeAndre Jordan change his mind on a verbal agreement with the Mavericks and return to the Clippers? Will J.R. Smith remain in Cleveland? Will the Spurs emerge as title favorites after a series of savvy moves? Will the Knicks return to the playoffs after making a slew of veteran signings?

You can follow every move in NBA free agency with our free-agent tracker, along with our analysis and grades from our NBA experts. Below, you'll also find the latest rumors and rumblings from around the league.

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Free Agent Signings:

July 17

Clippers sign Josh Smith to one-year deal
Kings void Luc Mbah a Moute& deal after failed physical
J.J. Berea signs four-year, $16 million deal with Mavericks

July 16

Spurs sign Matt Bonner to one-year deal

July 13

Nuggets, Will Barton agree to 3-year, $11 million
Nets sign Andrea Bargnani to $1.4 million veteran's minimum
Jameer Nelson to re-sign with Nuggets

Thunder match four-year, $70 million offer sheet to keep Enes Kanter
Marcus Thornton, Rockets agree to one-year deal

July 10

LeBron James signs two-year, $47 million deal with Cavs
Wes Matthews agrees to four year max deal with Mavericks

Drew Gooden re-signs one-year deal with Wizards

July 9

Clippers sign DeAndre Jordan to four-year $88 million deal
Luis Scola signs one-year, $3 million deal with Raptors
Anthony Davis officially signs five-year, $145 million extension

• ​Gerald Green agrees to one-year deal with Miami Heat​

July 8

Wizards sign Alan Anderson to one-year, $4 million deal
Wes Johnson signs with Clippers for veterans' minimum
Mo Williams agrees to a two-year, $4.3 million deal with Cavaliers

Warriors, Leandro Barbosa agree to one-year, $2.5 million deal
Manu Ginobili will​ return to the Spurs next season

July 6

Utah Jazz finalizing terms of a deal with SF Joe Ingles
Raptors and Cory Joseph agree to four-year, $30 million deal
J.J. Barea agrees to return to Mavericks on two-year deal​
David West agrees to veteran minimum deal with Spurs
Marc Gasol agrees to return to Grizzlies on five-year deal

July 5

Reggie Jackson re-signs with Pistons for five years, $80 million
Lou Williams, Lakers agree to three-year, $21 million deal
Rodney Stuckey re-signs with Pacers on three-year deal

July 4

LaMarcus Aldridge agrees to sign with Spurs
Magic, C.J. Watson agree to three-year deal
Raptors agree to two-year deal with Bismack Biyombo


• The Sixers signed guard Pierre Jackson to a four-year, partially guaranteed deal, according to Chris Haynes of

• The Mavericks are still looking to add more help on the interior. The team is interested in center Ryan Hollins, Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears reports.

• Frank Isola of the New York Daily News says two coaches and one GM have told him they would have taken Kristaps Porzingis with the first pick in the draft. The Knicks selected Porzingis with the fourth pick in the draft.

Celtics forward Gigi Datome has signed with Turkish club Fenerbahce, he announced on Facebook.

Nets forward Thomas Robinson will undergo surgery to repair a small meniscus tear in his right knee. Robinson downplayed the significance of the injury on Twitter.

• The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Perry Jones to the Boston Celtics for a protected 2018 second-rounder and a trade exception.

Ty Lawson’s trade value has “cratered” following his second DUI arrest this year on Tuesday, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. “Few teams” had interest in adding Lawson, Wojnarowski adds.

• The Nuggets have considered waiving Lawson, NBC New York’s Mitch Lawrence reports.

• The Celtics and Nuggets have discussed a trade involving Denver forward Danilo Gallinari but no deal is in the works as of now, reports the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett.

• The Lakers have reportedly decided not to trade guard Nick Young after the team received no viable trade offers, according to Bill Oram of the Orange-County Register.

Cavaliers general manager David Griffin says he is hopeful of eventually signing forward Tristan Thompson. Griffin also said he would like to see J.R. Smith and Matthew Dellavedova come back to the team if deals can be worked out.

• The Heat will continue to shop backup guard Mario Chalmers out of a desire to cut their tax bill, reports the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson. Chalmers has a $4.3 million salary for next season.

Chris Copeland is expected to make his free-agent decision within the next two days, reports the Racine Journal Times’ Gery Woelfel. The Bucks are among four teams on his radar, but have yet to present an offer.

• The Nets traded point guard Steve Blake to the Pistons for Quincy Miller, the team announced. The Nets plan to have Miller on their training camp roster, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein.

• The Washington Wizards and guard Bradley Beal will talk about a new contract extension soon, according to Beal’s agent.

• The Magic traded forward Moe Harkless to the Trail Blazers for a second-round pick.

• The Milwaukee Bucks and center John Henson are nearing an agreement on a contract extension, ESPN’s Marc Stein.

• The New York Knicks and forward Lou Amundson have agreed to a one-year, $1.65 million deal, reports Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.

​• The Denver Nuggets have signed point guard Jameer Nelson to a three-year, $13.5 million deal, reports ESPN's Marc Stein. The Nuggets have also signed center Nikola Jokic, a 2014 second-round pick, to a four-year, $5.5 million deal, according to Stein.

JaVale McGee to the rescue? After losing DeAndre Jordan, the Mavericks have entered into contract discussions with the lanky big man, reports RealGM's Shams Charania.

• The Raptors have hired former Bulls assistant coach Andy Greer to join head coach Dwane Casey’s staff, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

• Free-agent center Kevin Seraphin may be finding a home soon. The Lakers, Mavericks and Wizards are interesting in signing him, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears.

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