Key NBA moves

LEBRON JAMES.
LEBRON JAMES.
JEREMY LIN.
JEREMY LIN.
TIMOFEY MOZGOV
TIMOFEY MOZGOV
LUOL DENG.
LUOL DENG.
JOAKIM NOAH.
JOAKIM NOAH.
DWIGHT HOWARD.
DWIGHT HOWARD.
HASSAN WHITESIDE.
HASSAN WHITESIDE.
DEMAR DEROZAN.
DEMAR DEROZAN.

LEBRON JAMES

Cleveland

LeBron James, who led Cleveland to the National Basketball Association crown last month, opted out of his contract but has said he will sign again with the Cavaliers, a new one-year deal that would set the stage for a rich long-term contract next year when new television money will send salaries skyrocketing.


JEREMY LIN

Charlotte to Brooklyn

He agreed to a three-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets worth a reported US$36 million (S$48.56 million) with a fourth-year player option. That was after the point guard declined a US$2.2 million offer to return to the Hornets for next season.


TIMOFEY MOZGOV

Cleveland to LA Lakers

The Russian big man reached a verbal agreement on a four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers worth US$64 million, according to multiple reports.


LUOL DENG

Miami to LA Lakers

The British forward has agreed to a four-year free-agent deal worth US$72 million with the Lakers. Deng averaged 12.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 74 games last season for Miami.


JOAKIM NOAH

Chicago to New York

The New York Knicks reportedly have agreed a four-year deal worth US$72 million with Joakim Noah, 31, who has spent his entire NBA career with the Chicago Bulls. The son of French tennis legend Yannick will reunite with former Bulls team-mate Derrick Rose.


DWIGHT HOWARD

Houston to Atlanta

Dwight Howard joined his fourth NBA club, the 30-year-old centre agreeing to a three-year deal worth US$70.5 million with the Atlanta Hawks, his hometown team.


HASSAN WHITESIDE

Miami

Hassan Whiteside returned to the Miami Heat, saying on The Players Tribune website he is agreeing to terms on a four-year contract worth US$98 million.


DEMAR DEROZAN

Toronto

DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors have agreed terms on a reported deal that could be worth between US$139 million and US$145 million over six years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2016, with the headline 'Key NBA moves'. Print Edition | Subscribe