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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?

Fortunately, 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 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


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

• The Bucks and big man John Henson are close to an agreement on a contract extension, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Milwaukee considers Henson a “key part” of its core, Stein adds

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

• The Thunder have matched the four-year, $70 million max offer sheet the Trail Blazers extended to Enes Kanter, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports

• The Magic are reportedly trading forward Moe Harkless to the Blazers for a future second-round pick, reports Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. Harkless, 22, averaged 6.8 points per game in three seasons in Orlando.

• After reportedly nearing a deal with the Kings, former No. 1 pick Andrea Bargnani has agreed to a deal to join the Nets, the team announced Sunday night. Sacramento reportedly offered more money and a two-year deal, but Bargnani preferred the fit in Brooklyn, reports ESPN's Marc Stein.

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

• The Hornets have signed undrafted rookie Aaron Harrison to a two-year deal, reports Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. Harrison, a former Kentucky Wildcats guard, receives a partial guaranteed deal this season and a team option next year. He has impressed Hornets coach Steve Clifford, reports Wojnarowski.

• 76ers GM Sam Hinkie confirmed that center Joel Embiid will need a second surgery on his right foot, and the team anticipates the 2014 draft pick will miss all of the 2015-'16 offseason. Embiid has yet to play an NBA game since being drafted third overall in last year's draft.

• The Knicks have signed center Lou Amundson to a one-year veteran minimum contract worth $1.65 million, in a deal that uses the last of the team's remaining cap space, reports the New York Post's Marc Berman.

• The Brooklyn Nets and Deron Williams are reportedly in talks to buy out the veteran point guard's contract. Williams has two seasons and $43 million left on a five-year, $99 million contract he signed with Brooklyn during the 2012 off-season.

• Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has full range of motion in his surgically repaired shoulder, but has not started to shoot yet.

• Luke Babbitt will reportedly sign a two-year $2.5 million deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, reports's Marc Stein.

• The Mavs are targeting another big man for their free-agent haul. According to Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops, Dallas has reached out to ex-Wizard Kevin Seraphin, who has also received interest from the Lakers, Wizards, Spurs and Suns.

Joe Johnson trade talks have stalled, according to's Chris Mannix, but the Cavaliers and Nets are still in discussions. The subject of the negotiations? Sasha Kaun, the 30-year-old ex-Jayhawk who is currently playing in Russia. Cleveland owns his rights.

• 2014 lottery pick Dario Saric wanted to join the Philadelphia 76ers this season, according to David Pick of Basketball Insiders, but couldn't because his contract had no out-clause.

• While the Clippers re-signed DeAndre Jordan, they reportedly have their eyes on a different big man next summer. According to Chris Palmer, there is mutual interest between the Clips and Kevin Durant.

• The Knicks have been in "constant contact" with the representatives for forward Lou Amundson about bringing him back next season, reports ESPN's Ian Begley.