NBA free agency tracker 2024: Live updates on breaking news, signings and trades

The 2024 NBA Finals and NBA Draft flew by in the blink of an eye.

The next tentpole event of the offseason is here, with free agency kicking off on Sunday, June 30. This isn’t a particularly deep free agency class, but some superstar names have decisions to make.

LeBron James and Paul George both face player options with the Lakers and Clippers, respectively. James Harden and DeMar DeRozan are both unrestricted free agents who could shake up the league by signing with new teams.

Others, like Pacers’ Pascal Siakam and Knicks’ O.G. Anunoby, have already made their decisions to return to their current franchises.

As you try and keep up with your notifications on the first day of free agency, The Sporting News has you covered with all the breaking news below.

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NBA free agency news, updates on signings and trades

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to sign with Magic

Date: June 30

Source: Jeff Zillgitt, USA Today

The Magic have gotten a three-year pledge from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, according to Zillgitt. The deal is worth $66 million, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Caldwell-Pope is a major addition for the Magic, who finished fifth in the East with a 47-35 record in 2023-24. It’s an equally massive loss for Denver, which loses a key contributor for the second straight offseason.

Clippers agree to deal with Kevin Porter Jr.

Date: June 30

Source: Shams Charania, The Athletic

Porter, who last played with the Rockets in 2022-23, has agreed to a two-year deal with LA, according to Charania.

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In September, Porter was arrested on domestic violence charges. He was traded from Houston to Oklahoma City and subsequently waived. In January, Porter reached a plea agreement of reckless assault in the third degree and harassment in the second degree involving his case, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He will be allowed to withdraw the plea in a year upon successful completion of a court-ordered program.

Andre Drummond plans to join 76ers

Date: June 30

Source: Shams Charania, The Athletic

It’s a pivotal offseason for the Sixers, who make their first move by agreeing to terms with Andre Drummond, per Charania.

Drummond, who played with Philadelphia during the 2021-22 season, is returning to the Sixers on a two-year deal worth north of $10 million. The second year is a player option.

Kevin Love will remain with Heat

Date: June 30

Source: Shams Charania, The Athletic

Love will continue his career in Miami, according to Charania. The deal is for two years and north of $8 million.

Last season, Love appeared in 55 games for the Heat, posting averages of 8.8 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Love will turn 36 in September and is gearing up for his 17th NBA season.

James Harden to re-sign with Clippers

Date: June 30

Source: Shams Charania, The Athletic

Harden is set to re-sign with LA on a two-year, $70 million deal, according to Charania.

The Clippers acquired Harden early in the 2023-24 season after his relationship with 76ers brass soured. After settling into his role with LA, Harden led the team with 8.5 assists per game during the regular season and turned in a few big performances during the playoffs.

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Pacers extend Obi Toppin

Date: June 30

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN

Toppin made a major impact for the Eastern Conference runners-up during the regular season and playoffs. And now, he’s getting paid.

Toppin has reportedly signed a four-year, $60 million contract with the Pacers. Toppin was set to be a restricted free agent a year after averaging 10.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 82 games (28 starts), as well as 10.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game over 17 playoff games. Now, he’ll be signed through the 2027-28 season.

O.G. Anunoby signs extension with Knicks

Date: June 26

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN

There were questions if the Knicks would be able to re-sign Anunoby after trading for Bridges. New York cleared up that situation one day after the blockbuster deal.

The Knicks inked Anunoby to a five-year, $212.5 million contract to keep their starting core intact as they look to build a championship contender.

Knicks acquire Mikal Bridges from Nets

Date: June 26

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN

New York has added another Villanova product to the “Nova Knicks.”

The Knicks acquired two-way star Bridges from the Nets in exchange for Bojan Bogdanovic, four unprotected first-round picks, one protected first-round pick (via MIL), one second-round pick, and an unprotected pick swap.

Bridges is reunited with his college national championship teammates, Jalen Brunson, Josh Hart, and Donte DiVincenzo.

Thunder land Alex Caruso from Bulls for Josh Giddey

Date: June 20

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN

The Thunder and Bulls made the first big trade to signal the start of the offseason.

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Oklahoma City acquired defensive ace Caruso in a one-for-one swap for 21-year-old star forward Giddey. The Thunder get one of the best perimeter defenders in the NBA with championship pedigree. The Bulls start to hit the reset button by acquiring a former top-10 pick with All-Star potential.

Pascal Siakam signs extension with Pacers

Date: June 19

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN

The Pacers were not going to let Siakam enter free agency coming off an Eastern Conference Finals run. Indiana signed its star forward to a four-year, $189.5 million max extension.

Siakam proved to be a great fit after being traded to the Pacers at the 2024 deadline. He averaged 21.6 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game during their longest playoff run since 2014.


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