Stay up to date with the latest NBA news and rumors as free agency gets underway.

By Emily Caron
July 06, 2019

Kawhi Leonard agreed to a four-year, $142 million deal with the Clippers on Friday night as the last superstar free agent on the market. Los Angeles also acquired All-Star forward Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a blockbuster trade, which reportedly convinced Leonard to sign with the team.

Here is the latest roundup of news and rumors from around the league in the aftermath of Leonard's decision. For more coverage of free agency, check out The Crossover's Top 50 free-agent rankings, & our wide-sweeping primer and our burning questions for every team.

• Free agent guard Alex Caruso has agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million deal to return to the Lakers. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• The Spurs are finalizing a trade to send Davis Bertans to the Wizards. Bertans will be absorbed into an exception, which allows the Spurs to complete a deal for DeMarre Carroll. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• Marcus Morris has agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Spurs. (Shams Charania, The Athletic)

• Oklahoma City asked for Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet and four unprotected first-round picks from the Raptors for Paul George. The Raptors believed they were being used as leverage and that Kawhi Leonard wanted to be in LA, which prompted them to decline the offer. (Bruce Arthur, Toronto Star)

• DeMarcus Cousins agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• Restricted free agent center Ivaca Zubac has agreed to a four-year, $28M deal to stay with the Clippers. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• Russell Westbrook and his agent are talking to OKC general manager Sam Presti on next steps for the Thunder guard, including the possibility of trade this summer. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• Thunder general manager Sam Presti pursued a package of Russell Westbrook with Paul George going to the Raptors with Pascal Siakam as the centerpiece of a deal. Raptors' GM Masai Ujiri walked away from the deal. (Adrian Wojarnowski, ESPN)

• Fear of the Lakers creating a dynasty with LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard drove the Clippers to make a deal for the former Raptors' star. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• Guard Quinn Cook reached an agreement with the Lakers on a two-year, $6 million deal. (Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports)

• Free agent guard Danny Green will sign a two-year, $30 million deal with the Lakers. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

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