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By Scooby Axson and Michael Shapiro
July 11, 2019

Now that the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes are over and won by the Los Angeles Clippers, NBA teams are starting to fill out their rosters for next season.

Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook was a wild card until the Thunder sent him to the Rockets for Chris Paul. Westbrook was expected to be traded after OKC lost All-NBA team Paul George to the Clippers in a blockbuster trade.

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.

• Miami remains a possibility for Chris Paul as the Thunder could trade their newly-acquired guard. Oklahoma City has picks they could use to incentivize the deal. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• The Thunder have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks in 2024 and 2026, pick swaps in 2021 and 2025. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

• The Spurs have agreed to a deal with Trey Lyles after pulling their offer for Marcus Morris. (Adrian Wojnarowski,

• Marcus Morris has agreed to a one-year, $15 million deal with the Knicks. (Shams Charania, The Athletic)

• The Heat are unwilling to part with "multiple young, valuable assets" in a potential deal for Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. (Barry Jackson, Miami Herald)

• Kevin Durant initially balked at being traded for D'Angelo Russell straight up, not thinking it was a fair deal. Golden State State had to include a first-round pick in the deal before he would sign off. (Brian Windhorst, ESPN)

• Kelly Oubre Jr. agrees to a two-year, $30 million deal to stay with the Phoenix Suns. (Adrian Wojnarowski,

• Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard signed a shorter deal than expected with his new team, inking a three-year, $103.1 million deal. (Shams Charania, The Athletic)

• Marcus Morris has a one-year, $15 million offer from the Knicks as he re-evaluates his two-year contract with the Spurs. (Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports)

• The Timberwolves are declining to match the Grizzlies' three-year, $28 million offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Tyus Jones. (Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN)

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