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Last Updated

Feb 23, 2021 9:13 AM EST


Tuesday, FEB 23

Rockets Release Cousins

  • Demarcus Cousins is released by the Rockets. Only played 25 games

Friday, FEB 19

Rockets Acquire Justin Patton

  • Justin Patton Signs a Two-Way Contract with the Rockets

Tuesday, Feb 16

Nets Keep Roberson

  • Andre Roberson signs a ‘Rest-of-season’ contract with the Nets

Monday, Feb 8

Nets Keep Vonleh

  • Noah Vonleh signs a ‘Rest-of-season’ contract with the Nets

SUNDAY, FEB 7

DRose Traded to Knicks

  • NYK Gets: Derrick Rose
  • DET Gets: Dennis Smith Jr., 2021 2nd Round Pick

Saturday, Jan 30

Nets Keep Shump

  • Iman Shumpert signs a ‘Rest-of-season’ contract with the Nets

Saturday, Jan 23

Wizards Keep Len

  • Alex Len signs a ‘Rest-of-season’ contract with the Wizards

Friday, Jan 22

Porter Jr Shipped to Rockets

  • HOU Gets: Kevin Porter Jr.
  • CLE Gets: Future 2nd Round Pick

Thursday, Jan 14

Harden Traded to Nets in Blockbuster 4-Team Deal

  • BKN Gets: James Harden
  • HOU Gets: Victor Oladipo, Dante Exum Jr., Rodions Kurucs, 2021 1st-Round Pick (BKN), 2022 1st-Round Pick (BKN), 2024 1st-Round Pick (BKN), 2026 1st-Round Pick (BKN)
  • IND Gets: Caris Lavert, $2.6M cash, 2024 2nd-Round Pick (CLE)
  • CLE Gets: Jarrett Allen, Taurean Prince, Aleksander Vezenkov

Thursday, Jan 7

Knicks Keep Taj

  • Taj Gibson signs a ‘rest of season’ contract with the Knicks

Monday, Dec 21

Clips Re-sign Kennard

  • Luke Kennard signs a 3-year, $41.2M contract extension with the LA Clippers

Raps Hang onto OG

  • OG Anunoby signs a 4-year, $72M contract extension with the Toronto Raptors

Fultz Stays in Orlando

  • Markelle Fultz signs a 3-year, $50M contract extension with the Orlando Magic

White Stays in the Alamo

  • Derrick White signs a 4-year, $70M contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs

Suns Claim Big Frank

  • Frank Kaminsky was claimed off waivers by the Phoenix Suns

Sunday, Dec 20

Rudy Says Yes to the Max

  • Rudy Gobert signs a 5-year, $205M contract extension with the Utah Jazz

Kuzma Stays in LA

  • Kyle Kuzma signs a 3-year, $39M contract extension with the LA Lakers

Saturday, Dec 19

Miami Signs Stus to a 2-Way Deal

  • Max Strus signs a two-way contact with the Miami Heat

Thursday, Dec 3

Lakers extend AD and Bron

  • LeBron James signs a 2-year, $85.66M contract extension with the LA Lakers.
  • Anthony Davis signs a 50year, $189.9M contract extension with the LA Lakers

Wednesday, Dec 2

Wizards/Rockets Swap Costly PG’s

  • WAS Gets: Russell Westbrook
  • HOU Gets: John Wall, 2023 1st-Round Pick (or lottery-protected, 2024 top-12 protected, 2025 top-10 protected, 2026 top-8 protected, two 2nd-round picks)

Clips Sign Batum

  • Nicolas Batum signs a 1-year, $2.56M deal with the LA Clippers

Millsap Stays in Denver

  • Paul Millsap signs a 1-year, $10M deal with the Denver Nuggets

Tuesday, Dec 1

Pistons Sign Jackson

  • Josh Jackson signs a 2-year, $9.77M deal with the Pistons

Monday, Nov 23

Lakers resign Morris

  • Markieff Morris resigns a 1-year, $2.3M deal with the LA Lakers (Source: Morris on Twitter)

Saric Stays in Phoenix

  • Dario Saric resigns a 3-year, $40M deal with the Phoenix Suns (Source: Woj)

Sunday, Nov 22

Knicks Get Rivers

  • Austin Rivers signs a 3-year, $10M deal with the NY Knicks (Source: Woj)

Baynes Fills the Gasol Void in Toronto

  • Aaron Baynes signs a 2-year, $14.3M deal with the Toronto Raptors (Source: Bobby Marks)

Lakers Trade McGee To Cavs

  • CLE Gets: JaVale McGee, Future Second Round Pick
  • LAL Gets: Jordan Bell, Alfonzo McKinnie

Minnesota Trades Spellman for Davis1st-Round Pick (BKN)

  • MIN Gets: Ed Davis5
  • NYK Gets: Omari Spellman, Jacob Evans, Future Second Round Pick

Moore Picks Suns

  • E’Twaun Moore signs a 1-year, $2.3M deal with the Phoenix Suns (Source: Shams)

Lakers Get Gasol

  • Marc Gasol signs a 1-year, $5.26M deal with the LA Lakers (Source: Woj)

DJJ Picks Portland

  • Derrick Jones Jr. signs a 2-year, $19M deal with the Portland Trailblazers (Source: Woj)

Bertans Stays in Washington For BIG Money

  • Davis Bertans signs a 5-year, $80M deal with the Washington Wizards (Source: Woj)

Clippers Get Ibaka

  • Serge Ibaka signs a 2-year, $18.98M deal with the LA Clippers (Source: Woj)

Knicks Sign Noel, Resign Payton

  • Nerlens Noels signs a 1-year, $5M deal with the NY Knicks (Source: Woj)
  • Elfrid Payton resigns a 1-year, $5M deal with the NY Knicks (Source: Woj)

Miami Heat get Bradley

  • Avery Bradley signs a 2-year, $11.6M deal with the Miami Heat (Source: Woj)

Saturday, Nov 21

Lakers resign KCP

  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope resigns a 3-year, $40M deal with the LA Lakers (Source: Shams)

Tristan Thompson Picks Boston

  • Tristan Thompson signs a 2-year, $19M deal with the Boston Celtics (Source: Yahoo! Sports)

Hayward Picks Charlotte

  • Gordon Hayward signs a 4-year, $120M deal with the Charlotte Hornets (Source: Woj)

The Real Melo Stays in Portland

  • Carmelo Anthony resigns a 1-year deal with the Portland Trailblazers (Source: Woj)

Rondo Picks ATL

  • Rajon Rondo signs a 2-year deal,$15M with the Atlanta Hawks (Source: Woj)

Elfrid Payton stays in NY

  • Elfrid Payton resigns a 1-year deal, $5M with the NY Knicks (Source: Woj)

Paul Millsap stays in Denver

  • Paul Millsap resigns a 1-year deal, $10M with the Denver Nuggets (Source: Woj)

Connaughton stays in Milwaukee

  • Pat Connaughton resigns a 3-year deal, $16M with the Milwaukee Bucks (Source: Woj)

Orlando Resigns Clark

  • Gary Clark resigns a 2-year deal, $4.1M with the Orlando Magic (Source: Woj)

Crowder Joins Phoenix

  • Jae Crowder signs a 3-year deal, $29.16M with the Phoenix Suns (Source: Shams)

Surprise! Jeff Green has a new team

  • Jeff Green agrees to a contract with the Brooklyn Nets (Source: The Athletic)

You Guessed It! John Konchar signs with Memphis

  • John Konchar resigns a 4-year, $7M deal with the Memphis Grizzlies (Source: Shams)

MCW Stays in Orlando

  • Michael Carter-Williams resigns a 2-year deal with the Orlando Magic (Source: Shams)

Washington resigns Neto

  • Raul Neto resigns a 1-year deal with the Washington Wizards (Source: Shams)

Milwaukee Adds Portis

  • Bobby Portis signs a 2-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks (Source: Shams)

How Could You Be Mo Harkless?

  • Maurice Harkless signs a 1-year,$3.6M deal with the Miami Heat (Source: Woj)

Dunn Joins ATL

  • Kris Dunn signs a 2-year,$10M deal with the Atlanta Hawks (Source: Woj)

JaMychal Green signs in Denver

  • JaMychal Green signs a 2-year,$15M deal with the Denver Nuggets (Source: Woj)

Augustin Joins Denver

  • D.J. Augustin signs a 3-year,$21M deal with the Milwaukee Bucks (Source: Shams)

Meltons Stays with Denver

  • De’Anthony Melton resigns a 4-year,$35M deal with the Memphis Grizzlies (Source: Shams)

FVV Stays in the 6

  • Fred VanVleet signs a 4-year,$85M deal with the Toronto Raptors (Source: Shams)

Valentines Re-Ups with Bulls

  • Denzel Valentine signs a 1-year,$4.69M qualifying offer with the Chicago Bulls (Source: Shams)

OKC Trades Adams; Gets In on Holliday Deal

  • MIL Gets: Jrue Holliday, Sam Merrill
  • NOP Gets: Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe, 2020 First Round Pick, 2024 Pick Swap, 2025 Future Draft Pick, 2026 Pick Swap, 2027 1st Round Pick
  • DEN Gets: RJ Hampton (#24 Pick)
  • OKC Gets: George Hill, 2023 First Round Pick (From Denver)

Ariza Traded & A Couple of JJ’s Swap Places

  • OKC: Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson
  • DAL Gets: James Johnson
  • DET Gets: Delon Wright

Friday, Nov 20

Lakers Get Trez

  • Montrezl Harrell signs a 2-year deal with the LA Lakers (Source: Woj)

Gallo Gets Paid $$$

  • Danilo Galinari signs a three-year, $61.5M deal with the Atlanta Hawks (Source: Woj)

Favors is back in Utah

  • Derrick Favors signs a three-year, $27M deal with the Utah Jazz (Source: Woj)

Patterson stays in LA

  • Patrick Patterson resigns a one-year deal with the LA Clippers (Source: Woj)

Clarkson stays in Utah

  • Jordan Clarkson resigns a four-year deal with the Utah Jazz for $52M (Source: Woj)

Fox signs max deal with Kings

  • De’Aaron Fox signs a five-year extension with the Sacramento Kings for $163M (Source: Woj)

Pistons sign two Bigs

  • Mason Plumlee signs a 3-year, $25M deal with the Detroit Pistons (Source: Woj)
  • Jalil Okafor signs a 2-year deal with the Detroit Pistons (Source: Woj)

Wes Matthews to Join Lakers

  • Wesley Matthews Jr signs a 1-year, $3.6M deal with the LA Lakers (Source: Shams)

Dragic, Leonard Stay in Miami

  • Goran Dragic resigns a two-year deal with the Miami Heat for $37.4M (Source: Dragic on Twitter)
  • Meyers Leonard resigns a two-year deal with the Miami Heat for $20M (Source: Woj)

Thursday, Nov 19

Opt-Ins

  • Tim Hardaway Jr exercised his $19.8M player-option with the Mavericks
  • Semi Ojeleye exercised his $1.75M player-option with the Celtics
  • Javale McGee exercised his $4.2M player-option with the Lakers
  • Enes Kanter exercised his $5M player-option with the Celtics
  • James Johnson exercised his $16M player-option with the T-Wolves (traded to OKC)1
  • David Nwaba exercised his $1.86M player-option with the Rockets
  • Mike Muscala exercised his $2.28M player-option with the Thunder
  • Hamidou Diallo exercised his $1.66M player-option with the Thunder

New Free Agents

  • Gordon Hayward declined his $34.2M option from the Celtics
  • Avery Bradley declined his $5M option from the Lakers
  • Jontay Porter declined his $1.57M option from the Grizzlies
  • Malcolm Miller did not receive a qualifying offer from the Raptors; is now a unrestricted free agent
  • Thon Maker did not receive a qualifying offer from the Pistons; is now a unrestricted free agent
  • JaMychal Green declined his $5M option from the Clippers
  • Cheick Diallo declined his $1.82M option from the Suns
  • Dwayne Bacon did not receive a qualifying offer from the Hornets; is now a unrestricted free agent
  • Theo Pinson declined his $1.82M option from the Knicks
  • Frank Kaminsky declined his $5M option from the Phoenix Suns
  • Quinn Cook was waived by the Lakers
  • Taj Gibson, Wayne Ellington, Kenny Wooten, Elfrid Payton were all waived by the Knicks
  • Norvel Pelle was waived by the 76ers

BKN, LAC, DET 3-Team Deal

  • BKN Gets: G Landry Shamet, Bruce Brown
  • LAC Gets: Luke Kennard, Jay Scrubb (#55 pick), 2023-2026 2nd round picks
  • DET Gets: Rodney McGruder, Dzanan Musa, Jalen Hands, Saddiq Bey, 2021 2nd Round Pick, $1.5M

Warriors trade for Oubre Jr.

  • GSW Gets: Kelly Oubre Jr
  • OKC Gets: 2021 First Round Pick (top-20 protected)

OKC trades for Center

  • BOS Gets: Future 2nd Round Pick
  • OKC Gets: Vincent Poirier

Ed Davis Traded to Knicks

  • NYK Gets: Ed Davis
  • UTA Gets: 2023 2nd Round Picks

ATL/DET Trade

  • ATL Gets: Tony Snell, Khyri Thomas
  • DET Gets: Dwyane Dedmon

Jazz, Pelicans exchange picks

  • UTH Gets: Elijah Hughes (#39 pick)
  • NOP Gets: Cash, Future 2nd Round Pick

Hornets, Pelicans exchange picks

  • CHA Gets: Nick Richards (#42 pick)
  • NOP Gets: 2024 2nd Round Pick

Wednesday, Nov 18

76ers Ship out Horford

  • PHI Gets: Danny Green2, Terrance Furguson
  • OKC Gets: Al Horford, Vasilije Micic, 2025 First Round Pick (Protected top-6), 2020 Second Round Pick

Rubio Traded Back to Minny

  • MIN Gets: Ricky Rubio, 25th Pick & 28th Pick in the 2020 draft
  • OKC Gets: James Johnson, 17th Pick in the 2020 draft

Ariza Traded Again

  • DET Gets: Trevor Ariza3, 2020 First Round Pick (#16)
  • HOU Gets: Future First-Round Pick & Christian Wood

Lakers trade for Schröder

  • LAL Gets: Dennis Schröder
  • OKC Gets: Danny Green, Jaden McDaniels

Bucks Acquire Jrue Holliday

  • MIL Gets: Jrue Holliday, Sam Merrill
  • NOP Gets: Eric Bledsoe, George Hill, 2020 First Round Pick, 2024 Pick Swap, 2025 Future Draft Pick, 2026 Pick Swap, 2027 1st Round Pick

76ers/Mavs Swap Guards

  • PHI Gets: Seth Curry
  • DAL Gets: Josh Richardson, Tyler Bey

Jazz/Knicks Swap Picks

  • NYK Gets: Ante Tomic, 2020 First Round Pick (#23 Leandro Bolmaro)
  • UTA Gets: 2020 First Round Pick (#27 Udoka Azubuike), 2020 Second Round Pick (#38 Saben Lee)

Tuesday, Nov 17

Covington heads to Portland

  • POR Gets: Robert Covington
  • HOU Gets: Trevor Ariza, 2020 First Round Pick, 2021 First Round Pick (protected)

Monday, Nov 16

OKC Trades CP3 to Phoenix

  • PHX Gets: Chris Paul, Adbel Nader
  • OKC Gets: Ricky Rubio, Kelly Oubre Jr, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque, 2022 First Round Pick (top-12 protected)

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