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NBA free agency rumors 2017: Tracking the important speculation in one place

Keep track of the latest NBA free agency rumors here.

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The NBA season may have ended June 12 when the Warriors won the NBA Finals against the Cavaliers in a quick five games, but the real season is just beginning. The real season is the NBA offseason.

Teams can only officially (“officially”) talk to players they’d like to add to their roster July 1, but the rumors start making their way through the league and onto the Internet long before that date.

Last year’s free agency was centered around whether Kevin Durant would stay with Russell Westbrook or bolt for the Bay Area. This summer, on the other hand, has a wider variety of players that can make moves and create the chaos NBA fans long to see. While Durant is again a free agent, it’s known he plans to re-sign with Golden State, so we can’t expect much drama there.

Things we could see this summer? Gordon Hayward could leave Utah or Kyle Lowry could walk away from his best friend DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors. We’ve already seen Chris Paul, who would have been the big fish on the market, engineer a trade to the Houston Rockets. Then we were blindsided when Paul George, who is not a free agent, was traded by the Pacers to join Westbrook in Oklahoma City.

For a list of the Top 50 free agents available, look here.

Here are the latest NBA free agency rumors:

July 5

Jazz and Celtics could do sign and trade for Gordon Hayward and Jae Crowder

July 4

Clippers will meet with Derrick Rose

Jazz pursuing Otto Porter to replace Gordon Hayward, but Wiz will probably match

Gordon Hayward picks the Celtics, will sign 4-year, $128 million deal

Heat officially waive Chris Bosh, retire his number

Jamal Crawford reportedly wants to play with Lakers if Hawks buy him out

JaMychal Green’s agent says Grizzlies appear to be moving on from his client

Gordon Hayward’s agent says Hayward needs to “regroup”

Gordon Hayward’s agent denies reports that he’s signed with Celtics

Zach Randolph to Kings for 2 years, $24 million

George Hill to Kings for 3 years, $57 million

Heat not optimistic they’ll land Gordon Hayward

Wizards will sign Mike Scott to veteran’s minimum contract

Clippers set to acquire Danilo Gallinari in sign-and-trade for 3 years, $65 million

July 3

Gordon Hayward to sleep on decision and make choice on July 4

Darren Collison to Pacers for 2 years, $20 million

Kevin Durant might have taken even less if Andre Iguodala left

Kevin Durant to take 1st-year salary of just $25 million to help Warriors out

Lakers, George Hill interested in a one-year deal

Suns waive Leandro Barbosa

Paul Millsap says Hawks didn’t offer him a contract to stay

Gordon Hayward had told the Jazz he wanted to play with Ricky Rubio

Gordon Hayward decision may come as soon as Monday night

Bucks looking to clear salary, meet with Derrick Rose

Carmelo Anthony willing to waive no-trade clause to go to Rockets or Cavs

July 2

Clippers pursuing Danilo Gallinari, discussing sign-and-trade options

Kings to meet with Vince Carter

Paul Millsap to Nuggets for 3 years, $90 million

Ben McLemore to Grizzlies for 2 years, $10.7 million

Lakers meet with Dion Waiters, also considering Rajon Rondo

Timberwolves make Shabazz Muhammad an unrestricted free agent

Justin Holiday to Bulls for 2 years, $9 million

Kyle Lowry returns to Raptors for 3 years, $100 million

Otto Porter to take more meetings before signing a max offer sheet

Kings offer Otto Porter Jr. a 4-year, $100 million deal that Wizards plan to match

Warriors interested in Nick Young

Kyle Korver stays with Cavaliers for 3 years, $22 million

Nene stays with Rockets on 3-year deal after NBA nixed previous contract

Pacers, Raptors discuss Cory Joseph trade

Gordon Hayward will meet with the Jazz on Monday, in San Diego

Serge Ibaka re-signs with Raptors for 3 years, $65 million

Taj Gibson reunites with Thibbs, joins Timberwolves on two-year, $28 million deal

Rajon Rondo interested in Doc Rivers reunion with Clippers?

Danilo Gallinari is a fallback option for Boston if Gordon Hayward doesn’t come

Jodie Meeks to Wizards for 2 years, $7 million

July 1

The great emoji battle for Gordon Hayward

Iman Shumpert trade to Rockets stalls after P.J. Tucker signing

P.J. Tucker to Rockets for 4 years, $32 million

Andre Iguodala returns to Warriors for 3 years, $48 million

Joe Ingles stays with Jazz for 4 years, $52 million

LeBron James is not helping the Cavaliers recruit free agents

Clippers will pursue Danilo Gallinari “aggressively”

Nuggets make aggressive pitch to Paul Millsap

Nets looking for salary dumps

Suns bow out of Paul Millsap sweepstakes, which is the right move

Jose Calderon to Cavaliers, 1 year, veteran’s minimum

Nets, Kings reportedly interested in Otto Porter — Wizards plan to match offers

Heat host Gordon Hayward, meeting goes well

Enes Kanter suggests Rudy Gay’s heading to Thunder, but he’s not (yet)

Michael Carter-Williams to Hornets for 1 year, $2.7 million

Amir Johnson to sign with 76ers for 1 year, $11 million

J.J. Redick to sign with 76ers for 1 year, $23 million

Andre Iguodala cancels remaining meetings after Rockets present contract offer

Langston Galloway, Pistons agree to 3-year, $21 million deal

Nene’s deal with the Rockets is off and he’s a free agent again

Paul Millsap could join the Timberwolves, has meeting set

David West will stay with Warriors for one more season

Michael Carter-Williams is reportedly garnering interest

Jrue Holiday maxes out for 5 years, $125 million with Pelicans

Wizards offer John Wall supermax extension but he isn’t ready to accept it yet

Warriors could pursue Rudy Gay if Andre Iguodala leaves

June 30

Shaun Livingston staying in Golden State with a 3-year, $24 million deal

Warriors finalizing 5-year, $201 million max deal with Steph Curry

Tony Snell to remain with Bucks for 4 years, $46 million

Bulls to retain Cristian Feliciano for 4 years, $32 million

Timberwolves to land Jeff Teague for 3 years, $57 million

Patty Mills to re-up in San Antonio for 4 years, $50 million

Nene to re-sign with Rockets for 4 years, $15 million

Paul George traded to Thunder in a surprise

Blake Griffin to re-sign with Clippers for 5 years, $173 million, per report

Jeff Teague, Timberwolves might reach 1st deal in 2017 NBA free agency

Andre Iguodala’s 1st meeting will be with Spurs soon after free agency starts

Ricky Rubio traded to Jazz for 2018 first-round pick

Bulls waive Rajon Rondo

Jazz may need to re-sign George Hill to retain Gordon Hayward

Jrue Holiday leaning towards Pelicans, but will sleep on it

Warriors have no meetings scheduled with Andre Iguodala

June 29

Blake Griffin and Paul Millsap to meet with Suns

Nuggets interested in Jrue Holiday

Andre Iguodala, Warriors both hinting he may not return to Golden State

Sentiment reportedly growing that Paul Millsap won’t return to Hawks

Clippers targeting Iguodala, Gallinari, Gay, Other Big Wings in Free Agency

June 28

Gordon Hayward to meet with Boston Celtics on Monday

Gordon Hayward also will meet with Utah Jazz on Monday

Bogdan Bogdanovic to sign a three-year, $36 million contract with Kings

Clippers intend to build around Blake Griffin, if they can

Chris Paul traded to Rockets in complex deal. Here’s all the latest

James Harden lobbied for the Rockets to get Chris Paul

June 27

Celtics want Gordon Hayward *and* Paul George, but only together

Knicks reportedly interested in re-signing Derrick Rose

Carmelo Anthony still wants to stay in New York

John Wall wants the Wizards to get Paul George

Before June 26

Dirk Nowitzki opts out to re-sign on new deal with Mavericks

Rockets among those pursuing Paul Millsap

Rockets want to give James Harden a new contract extension

Kyle Lowry shoots down rumors that he has “zero interest” in staying with Raptors

Cavaliers get involved in the Paul George sweepstakes

Paul George tells Pacers he won’t re-sign in 2018

Paul Millsap’s future with the Hawks is far from certain

Gordon Hayward is also interested in the Heat

Dion Waiters wants to re-sign with Heat quickly