It won't start until June 30, at 6 p.m. ET, but news is already coming in from all around the Association.
New York City is the hub of much of the early buzz.The contract status of's has fans and pundits speculating about the future. ‘ star point guard. (Irving is eligible for a $36.5million player option in 2022-23).
There are other NBA stars with options for next season.($47.4 million), ($36.4 Million) ($47.1 million).
What free agents will be available to make changes in teams this summer? The biggest names are, And If they are open to changing their surroundings, any of these people could be a huge boost for a new franchise.
Numerous young stars are eligible to extend their rookie contracts. Although theAnd they are likely to agree on a maximum deal. But what about the future? And He missed 2021-22 because of a broken foot and only 85 games in his first three seasons.
You can find the latest news, gossip and reports about NBA free agency all year long here.
June 21 updates
5:01 p.m. ET: The‘ He has exercised his $47.4million player option for 2022-23 season. . Sources told Wojnarowski that the Rockets will continue their search for a trade for the 31 year-old guard. However, they are expected to negotiate a contract purchaseout if no trade is made. Wall was averaging 20.6 points and 6.9 assists per 40 games in 2020-21 for the Rockets before being terminated.
12:55 p.m. ET:Forward Will decline his $3.3million option as a player and become a Free Agent . Sources indicated that there is likely to be mutual interest in signing a new contract in July. Sources say that Batum played 54 of the 59 games and averaged 8.3 and 4.3 points per game in his second season.
June 19 update
11:43 a.m. ET:Forward He has exercised his $4.5million player option for 2022-23 season. . According to ESPN's Bobby Marks, Green had until Monday to make a decision about whether or not to sign up for the deal. Green, who turns 36 in August, has averaged 10.3 point in 75 games (63 start) for Denver last year, his 11th NBA team.
June 18 update
8:30 p.m. ET:Swingman He is entering the final season of his $147 million rookie extension signed with the According to Saturday's 2017 report, reporters learned that .
Guard for the third yearThe last year of his rookie contract is over, and he has until October 17 to negotiate a new agreement with the reigning NBA champions.
, , , ., , And All of them will also be unrestricted, free agents. And Agents are not allowed to use restricted access.
June 15 update
9:39 p.m. ET: TheLocated in the center Rockets Marquese Christophers will be in the 2022 NBA draft with Boban Marjanovic. And — Four players with expired contracts. Wood will be making $14.3 million for 2022-23, his last year of his contract. Wood averaged 19.1 points per game and 9.9 rebounds in his two seasons playing in Houston.