• Nick Fay

2018 NBA Free Agency News and Rumor: 6-25-18


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Signings/Re-Signings

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic will have his team option declined for next season to become RFA, and sides plan to reach agreement on a five-year, $146.5M maximum contract, league sources told Yahoo. - @ShamsCharania

EuroLeague guard Brad Wanamaker is finalizing a deal to join the Boston Celtics next season, league sources tell ESPN. - @wojespn

Team Options

The Indiana Pacers are declining Lance Stephenson’s $4.3M team option and he’ll be a free agent, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. - @ShamsCharania

Player Options

Hawks forward Mike Muscala has exercised his $5M player option, source tells ESPN. He will be back with Atlanta. - @wojespn

San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green has exercised his $10M contract option for the 2018-19 season and will stay with the team, league source tells ESPN. - @wojespn

Los Angeles Clippers guard Milos Teodosic has exercised his $6.3M player option for the 2018-19 season, league sources tell Yahoo. - @ShamsCharania

Releases

Orlando is waiving guard Shelvin Mack, league sources tell ESPN. He would've been guaranteed $6M this season. Mack will join the free agent market of capable back up guards. - @wojespn

Rumors

ESPN Sources: With Indiana declining team option on Lance Stephenson, Tyreke Evans and Will Barton are expected to be two of its free-agent targets. - @ChrisBHaynes

Here are the options that still need to be exercised: LeBron James (P), Kendrick Perkins (T), Dirk Nowitzki (T), Kevin Durant (P), Aaron Jackson (T), Nikola Jokic (T), Thaddeus Young (P), Joe Young (T), DeAndre Jordan (P) and Enes Kanter (P). All... - @BobbyMarks42

Durant has said repeatedly that he intends to stay with Golden State after the market opens July 1, with sources close to the process saying that an agreement on a new deal with the Warriors is expected in the early stages of free agency - @TheSteinLine

NEWS AND INFO COURTESY OF @wojespn , @ShamsCharania , @ChrisBHaynes , @BobbyMarks42 , @TheSteinLine

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