2:20 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat are working on a contract extension, the team said Tuesday. Once the deal is finalized it will likely guarantee Adebayo at least $168 million over the next six seasons and perhaps as much as $200 million in that span. Adebayo will make
5:51 PM ET DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, a source told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. A two-time All-NBA center and four-time All-Star, Cousins has only played in 78 regular season games over the last three seasons due to a myriad of leg injuries. Cousins most recently tore his ACL
10:39 AM ET Dario Saric has agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal to stay with the Phoenix Suns, agents Jeff Schwartz and Mike Lindeman told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. At 6-foot-10, 225 pounds, Saric can play the stretch 4 and 5 positions, averaging 10.7 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting 35.7 percent from 3-point range
8:01 PM ET The Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a two-year deal with center Marc Gasol, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. L.A. is trading center JaVale McGee and a future second-round pick to the Cavaliers to help make room for Gasol, a source told Wojnarowski. Cleveland is sending Jordan Bell and Alfonzo
5:01 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Jayson Tatum has agreed to a five-year extension worth up to $195 million with the Boston Celtics, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The full designated rookie max of $163 million could go up to nearly $200 million with All-NBA escalators, sources said. Tatum’s agent Jeff Wechsler and the Celtics
8:04 PM ET Tristan Thompson has agreed to a deal with the Boston Celtics, his agent told Yahoo Sports. Thompson leaves the Cavaliers after an eight-season run with Cleveland, which drafted him fourth overall in 2011. He endured highs and lows with the Cavs, capturing a title with LeBron James & Co. in 2016, only
11:39 PM ET Free agent Serge Ibaka plans to sign a two-year, $19 million deal with the LA Clippers, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Ibaka’s career renaissance as a small-ball center for the Toronto Raptors continued into last season. The 31-year-old averaged a career-high 15.4 points per game and 8.2 rebounds, the second most
1:38 PM ET Free agent Gordon Hayward is signing a four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. Hayward became a free agent Thursday after declining his $34.2 million player option with the Boston Celtics for next season. He battled injury throughout his
1:54 AM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans and Milwaukee are expanding the original Jrue Holiday trade to include more teams and players, including the routing of Steven Adams to the Pelicans, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal is an expansion of the Jrue Holiday-to-Milwaukee trade that was agreed on earlier in the week. It
6:11 PM ET Veteran guard Goran Dragic is re-signing with the Miami Heat, he announced on his Twitter account Friday. “I’m glad that I can announce that I’m staying with my #HeatNationFamily,” Dragic said in his tweet. “Let’s finish the job we started!!!” Dragic entered his sixth season with the Heat in a new role
5:54 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Gordon Hayward opted out of his $34.2 million contract with the Boston Celtics for the 2020-21 season Thursday afternoon, making him an unrestricted free agent beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, league sources tell ESPN. Hayward, who averaged 17.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 52 games for the Celtics
9:24 PM ET The NBA is investigating whether a failed sign-and-trade agreement that would have sent Bogdan Bogdanovic from the Sacramento Kings to the Milwaukee Bucks happened earlier than league rules allow, sources confirmed to ESPN. News of the league’s investigation was first reported Thursday by The New York Times. The NBA’s free-agency period begins
1:47 PM ET Golden State Warriors star guard Klay Thompson has suffered a season-ending Achilles tendon tear, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Thompson suffered a right leg injury during a workout Wednesday in Southern California, the team announced. He underwent an MRI on Thursday morning. Thompson was playing with several NBA players in Los
7:45 PM ET Sacramento Kings forward Bogdan Bogdanovic plans to enter restricted free agency on Friday at 6 p.m. ET, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Kings and Milwaukee Bucks had hoped to bring Bogdanovic the framework of a sign-and-trade deal to negotiate a Bodanovic contract with Milwaukee on Friday, but he will move into
8:13 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Five months later than it was originally scheduled, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Anthony Edwards with the first pick of the 2020 NBA draft Wednesday night. Edwards, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound guard from Atlanta who spent his lone collegiate season at Georgia, joins a young Timberwolves core led by star center Karl-Anthony