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NBA Offseason 2020: Nov. 19 roundup

Keep up on all the latest news and reported deals as the NBA offseason rolls along.

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Gordon Hayward reportedly opted out of his contract with the Celtics on Thursday.

Keep up on all the latest news, reports and more as the offseason rolls along. Here are some key moves to know today:

Here’s a team-by-team look at every reported move from Nov. 19:


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Atlanta Hawks

Reports: Hawks trade Dedmon to Pistons

Two teams with playoff aspirations in the Eastern Conference have worked out a reported trade to address some key needs.

Per multiple reports, the Atlanta Hawks are sending center Dewayne Dedmon to the Detroit Pistons for Tony Snell and Khyri Thomas. The trade was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The move frees up considerable salary cap room for the Hawks after shedding Dedmon, who is making $13.3 million this season. Snell will make $12.1 million in 2020-21, which is the final year of his contract, while Dedmon’s $13.3 million for 2021-22 is non-guaranteed.

On the court, Dedmon gives the Pistons a frontcourt presence and rebounder. He averaged 8.1 points and 8.2 rebounds in 10 games with the Hawks last season after being traded there by the Sacramento Kings on Feb. 6. Dedmon has proven to be a capable frontcourt player in the past, averaging 10.8 ppg and 7.5 rpg in 2018-19 and 10.0 ppg and 7.9 rpg in 2017-18.

Snell is a solid 3-point shooter, making 40.2% of those shots last season with the Pistons and is a career 38.5% shooter from 3-point range. His ability to stretch the floor will help the young Hawks and their All-Star guard, Trae Young, as well as give big men John Collins and Clint Capela more room to operate on offense.

— 3:25 p.m.

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Boston Celtics

Reports: Hayward opts out of contract

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward has decided to opt out of his $34-million option for next season, according to reports from Shams Charania of The Athletic and Marc Stein of The New York Times.

Hayward reportedly has been in demand on the trade market and could still be acquired via a sign-and-trade deal. The 30-year-old former All-Star has struggled with injuries during his three seasons in Boston. He posted averages of 17.5 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists over 52 games during 2019-20.

— 5:13 p.m.

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Report: Kanter opts in

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter has decided to stay with the team for the 2020-21 season, according to a report from Tim Bontemps of ESPN.

Kanter’s option for next season reportedly is worth $5 million.

— 4:37 p.m.

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Report: Celtics decline Wanamaker’s qualifying offer

Celtics guard Brad Wanamaker is set to become a free agent, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Boston reportedly decided to decline the second-year guards qualifying offer, which would make Wanamaker an unrestricted free agent.

— 4:39 p.m.

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Brooklyn Nets

Report: Temple’s option not picked up

The Brooklyn Nets are moving on from their time with swingman Garrett Temple.

The veteran combo guard joined the Nets last season as a free agent, but will not have his $5 million option picked up for 2020-21, reports Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Brooklyn marked Temple’s ninth different team in his 11-year career and he enjoyed a standout season there, posting career highs in scoring (10.3 ppg), rebounding (3.5 rpg) and assists (3.0 apg).

He took on a significant role when injuries hit the Brooklyn backcourt, moving into the starting lineup for a two-month stretch from Nov. 12 to Jan. 6.

 — 2:56 p.m.

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Charlotte Hornets

Report: Bacon won’t get qualifying offer

Third-year guard Dwane Bacon will be an unrestricted free agent this summer as Charlotte will reportedly pass on giving him a qualifying offer.

Rod Boone of The Athletic reports the Hornets’ split with Bacon, who has been on Charlotte’s roster since 2017, seemed inevitable after he lost his role in the starting lineup to Devonte’ Graham. After averaging a career-best 7.3 points and 47.5% shooting in 2018-19, Bacon’s stats dipped last season (5.7 ppg, 34.8% FG) as he struggled offensively and, by February, was playing in the G League with the Greensboro Swarm.

— 12:10 p.m.

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Dallas Mavericks

Hardaway Jr. opting in with Mavs, per report

The Dallas Mavericks have an All-Star in the backcourt in Luka Doncic and a capable sidekick for him in Tim Hardaway Jr., too. Per Tim MacMahon of ESPN, it appears that duo will be in place for 2020-21.

The Mavs are picking up Hardaway Jr.’s contract option for next season after he averaged 15.8 points, 3.3. rebounds and 1.9 assists in 71 games for Dallas. Hardaway Jr. took a marked step forward in his 3-point shooting in his second season with the Mavs, going from 32.1% in 2019-20 to 39.8% last season.

— 1:55 p.m.

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Mavs get Richardson from 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired Seth Curry from the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Josh Richardson and the 36th overall pick, the team announced.

Curry brings elite shooting skills to the Sixers. The 30-year-old guard shot a career-high 45.2% from 3-point range last season. In addition, Curry is married to Callie Rivers, the daughter of Sixers coach Doc Rivers.

— 11:24 p.m., Nov. 18

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Detroit Pistons

Reports: Pistons get Dedmon from Hawks

Two teams with playoff aspirations in the Eastern Conference have worked out a reported trade to address some key needs.

Per multiple reports, the Atlanta Hawks are sending center Dewayne Dedmon to the Detroit Pistons for Tony Snell and Khyri Thomas. The trade was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The move frees up considerable salary cap room for the Hawks after shedding Dedmon, who is making $13.3 million this season. Snell will make $12.1 million in 2020-21, which is the final year of his contract, while Dedmon’s $13.3 million for 2021-22 is non-guaranteed.

On the court, Dedmon gives the Pistons a frontcourt presence and rebounder. He averaged 8.1 points and 8.2 rebounds in 10 games with the Hawks last season after being traded there by the Sacramento Kings on Feb. 6. Dedmon has proven to be a capable frontcourt player in the past, averaging 10.8 ppg and 7.5 rpg in 2018-19 and 10.0 ppg and 7.9 rpg in 2017-18.

— 3:25 p.m.

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Reports: Pistons add Ariza in Draft-night trade

The Detroit Pistons reportedly have added the 16th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft and Trevor Ariza in a trade with the Houston Rockets, according to reports from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and James Edwards III of The Athletic.

The Rockets reportedly will receive a future first round pick from Detroit in the deal.

Ariza and the 16th pick were acquired by Houston from the Portland Trail Blazers in the reported Robert Covington trade earlier this week.

— 7:33 p.m., Nov. 18

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Golden State Warriors

Reports: Warriors finalizing deal for Oubre Jr.

The Warriors reportedly have reached an agreement to acquire Kelly Oubre Jr. from the Thunder, according to multiple reports.

The 24-year-old forward was recently acquired by Oklahoma City in the Chris Paul trade. He averaged a career-high 18.7 points with 6.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists during 2019-20.

— 5:24 p.m.


Houston Rockets

Report: Rockets keep Nwaba

The Houston Rockets have decided to exercise David Nwaba’s $1.8-million option for next season, according to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.

— 4:52 p.m.

Reports: Rockets deal Ariza to Pistons

The Detroit Pistons reportedly have added the 16th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft and Trevor Ariza in a trade with the Houston Rockets, according to reports from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and James Edwards III of The Athletic.

The Rockets reportedly will receive a future first round pick from Detroit in the deal.

Ariza and the 16th pick were acquired by Houston from the Portland Trail Blazers in the reported Robert Covington trade earlier this week.

— 7:33 p.m., Nov. 18

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LA Clippers

Report: Green declines player option

Clippers forward JaMychal Green will become an unrestricted free agent after declining his $5-million player option, according to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Green was a key contributor off the bench for the Clippers with averages of 6.8 points and 6.2 rebounds over 63 games.

— 5:02 p.m.


Los Angeles Lakers

Report: Cook being waived; McGee to opt in

The Los Angeles Lakers’ will be without one familiar face and will have another one back in the mix.

Shams Charania of The Athletic reports Quinn Cook, who had a non-guaranteed deal for 2020-21, is being waived. Backup center JaVale McGee, however, is picking up his player option for 2020-21 and be back with the Lakers.

The underafted Cook has proven to be a valuable bench scorer in his career and last season, averaged 5.1 points and 1.2 rebounds while making 36.5% of his 3-pointers in a reserve role for the Lakers. He is a career 40.7% 3-point shooter and has valuable playoff experience in his career that could make him an interesting prospect in the 2020 free-agent market.

McGee started 68 regular-season games and 11 of 14 playoff games as the Lakers won the 2020 NBA title. He was part of a center platoon with veteran Dwight Howard and the two teamed up to give L.A. some effective minutes at times alongside All-Star big man Anthony Davis. Howard is an unrestricted free agent this summer and Davis is planning to opt out of his deal, but the Lakers are seen as favorites to keep Davis.

— 3:03 p.m.

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Schroder officially heads to L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired guard Dennis Schroder from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Danny Green and the draft rights to Jaden McDaniels, it was announced today by Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka.

Schröder averaged 18.9 points, 4.0 assists and 3.6 rebounds in 65 games (two starts) for Oklahoma City last season. Additionally, he led the league in points scored off the bench and finished second in NBA Sixth Man Award voting, while shooting career highs in field goal percentage (.469) and three-point percentage (.385). Schröder owns career averages of 14.1 points, 4.6 assists and 2.8 rebounds in seven seasons with Atlanta and Oklahoma City.

— 1 a.m.

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Miami Heat

Report: Olynyk opting in for 2020-21

Kelly Olynyk, one of the key reserves from Miami’s run to the 2020 Finals, will be back in the mix for 2020-21.

Per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Olynyk has exercised his option to return for next season. He averaged 8.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game last season while connecting on a career-best 40.6% of his 3-pointers. In the 2020 playoffs, Olynyk averaged 7.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 1.1 apg in 17 games. In Game 3 of The Finals, Olynyk was key in Miami’s 115-104 victory as he had 17 points and seven rebounds off the bench.

While Olynyk will be back, several other key players from Miami’s 2020 Finals team — a group that includes Goran Dragic, Jae Crowder, Derrick Jones Jr. and Meyers Leonard — are unrestricted free agents this summer. Veteran big man Udonis Haslem, who was also an unrestricted free agent, said he will be re-signing with Miami for 2020-21.

— 11:54 a.m.

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Milwaukee Bucks

Bucks reportedly set to waive Ilyasova

The third round of the Ersan Ilyasova Experience in Milwaukee is coming to an end with him being waived.

Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, Ilyasova will be let go by the Bucks after playing for them the past two seasons. Prior to that, Ilyasova played for Milwaukee in 2006-07 and then from 2009-15 (he played in Spain from 2007-09). He was a set to be included in the reported sign-and-trade deal between the Bucks and Kings for Bogdan Bogdanovic that is now, at best, in jeopardy.

— 3:10 p.m.

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Report: Bucks’ sign-and-trade deal for Bogdanovic in flux

A widely reported move that would have moved Bogdan Bogdanovic from Sacramento to Milwaukee appears to have, at the very least, hit a snag and at worst is completely off.

Per multiple reports, the sign-and-trade deal between the Kings and Bucks that would send Bogdanovic to the Eastern Conference faces an uncertain future now. ESPN reports that Bogdanovic now plans to enter restricted free agency at 6 p.m. ET on Friday. Wojnarowski reports the Kings and Bucks had hoped to agree to the framework of the deal on Friday when negotiations between teams and players can open. However, Bogdanovic is planning to enter the free-agent marketplace and seek out other sign-and-trade scenarios.

Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports that a source told him “there is no deal” and “there never was a deal” even when the sign-and-trade swap broke late Monday night.

— 7:03 a.m.

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Minnesota Timberwolves

Report: Wolves in talks to reacquire Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly are in talks to acquire Ricky Rubio from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a trade, according to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The Thunder reportedly would acquire the 17th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft and send Rubio, the 25th and 28th overall picks to the Timberwolves.

Rubio was added by the Thunder from the Phoenix Suns in the Chris Paul trade earlier this week. The 30-year-old guard was drafted by the Timberwolves in 2009 and played the first six seasons of his career with the franchise.

Rubio averaged 13.0 points, 8.8 assists and 1.4 steals during the 2019-20 season with Phoenix.

— 8:48 p.m., Nov. 18

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New York Knicks

Reports: Knicks acquire Davis from Jazz

The New York Knicks are acquiring Ed Davis and two 2023 second round picks in a trade with the Jazz, according to Tony Jones of The Athletic and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The 31-year-old center played 28 games for Utah during the 2019-20 season.

— 5:55 p.m.

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Knicks pass on Portis’ option, waive Gibson and Payton

New York attempted to make a splash in free agency last summer with a trio of moves. A year later, all three players the Knicks added are on the way out.

The Knicks declined the option on Bobby Portis as well as waiving Taj Gibson, Wayne Ellington, Kenny Wooten and Elfrid Payton. Portis was scheduled to make $15.7 million, with Gibson at $10.29 million and Payton at $8 million for 2020-21 had they been kept on board. The move frees up some salary cap space for New York as it continues its rebuilding efforts under new GM Leon Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau.

The Knicks signed all the veterans as part of a seven-player class in the summer of 2019. They enter free agency Friday with only Julius Randle and Reggie Bullock remaining from the group, having traded Marcus Morris to the Clippers during the season.

The Knicks also declined their option on guard Theo Pinson.

— 1:30 p.m.

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Oklahoma City Thunder

Reports: Thunder trade Oubre Jr. to Warriors

Oklahoma City is finalizing a trade to send Kelly Oubre Jr. to the Golden State Warriors, according to multiple reports.

The 24-year-old forward was recently acquired by Oklahoma City in the Chris Paul trade. He averaged a career-high 18.7 points with 6.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists during 2019-20.

— 5:29 p.m.

Thunder reportedly exercise option on Diallo

Former AT&T Slam Dunk contest winner Hamidou Diallo is a part of the Thunder’s future, it seems.

Shams Charania of The Athletic reports Oklahoma City is picking up Diallo’s $1.66 million option for 2020-21. The second-year swingman was given a larger role with the Thunder in 2019-20 and did not shrink from the opportunity. He averaged 6.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in 19.5 minutes from game after posting 3.7 ppg and 1.9 rpg in 10.3 mpg the season prior

— 1:21 p.m.

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Report: Muscala opting in with OKC

Veteran big man Mike Muscala is forgoing free agency in 2020 and will stick with the Thunder going forward.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports Muscala has opted into his deal for next season. The 2019-20 campaign was Muscala’s first with the Thunder and he averaged 4.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in a reserve role for them. Muscala began his career with Atlanta in  2013-14 and spent his first five seasons with the Hawks.

He has proven to be a reliable 3-point shooter in his career, making 36.8% of his shots from there while also proving to be reliable from the free throw line (83.9% from there).

— 12:44 p.m.

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Thunder reportedly add Horford

Oklahoma City continues to stockpile Draft picks as GM Sam Presti rebuilds the roster.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Thunder have agreed to acquire veteran forward Al Horford and the rights to Serbian point guard Vasilije Micic, plus a future first round pick (2025) and the 34th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Danny Green (who was reportedly acquired in the Dennis Schroder deal) and guard Terrance Ferguson.

— 6:23 p.m., Nov. 18

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Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers reportedly move Horford to Thunder

Daryl Morey reportedly has made his first move as President of Basketball Operations with Philadelphia.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Sixers have agreed to trade Al Horford and the rights to Serbian point guard Vasilije Micic, plus a future first round pick (2025) and the 34th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Danny Green (who was reportedly acquired by OKC in the Dennis Schroder deal) and guard Terrance Ferguson.

— 6:30 p.m., Nov. 18

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Sixers add Seth Curry in trade with Mavs

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired Seth Curry from the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Josh Richardson and the 36th overall pick.

Curry brings elite shooting skills to the Sixers. The 30-year-old guard shot a career-high 45.2% from 3-point last season. In addition, Curry is married to Callie Rivers, the daughter of Sixers coach Doc Rivers.

Richardson was a key player for Philadelphia last season with averages of 13.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 30.8 minutes.

11:24 p.m., Nov. 18

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Phoenix Suns

Report: Suns decline Kaminsky’s option

Suns center Frank Kaminsky will become an unrestricted free agent after the team decided to decline his $5.2-million option, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The 7-footer averaged 9.7 points and 4.5 rebounds over 39 games with Phoenix last season.

Payne’s option reportedly picked up

The Phoenix Suns got a nice boost in their playoff push during the NBA restart from point guard Cameron Payne. They appear to be intent on keeping that relationship going.

Per Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports, the Suns are opting into 2020-21 with Payne. The former No. 14 overall pick of the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015, Payne had bounced around the NBA before Phoenix signed him a few weeks before the 2019-20 restart began. Joining the Suns suited him well, as he averaged career highs in points (10.9), rebounds (3.9), shooting percentage (48.5%) and 3-point percentage (51.7) in a reserve role. He is expected to return to that role in 2020-21 after Phoenix’s blockbuster trade for Chris Paul days ago.

— 1:51 p.m.

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Sacramento Kings

Reports: Bogdanovic’s sign-and-trade deal in flux

A widely reported move that would have moved Bogdan Bogdanovic from Sacramento to Milwaukee appears to have, at the very least, hit a snag and at worst is completely off.

Per multiple reports, the sign-and-trade deal between the Kings and Bucks that would send Bogdanovic to the Eastern Conference faces an uncertain future now. ESPN reports that Bogdanovic now plans to enter restricted free agency at 6 p.m. ET on Friday. Wojnarowski reports the Kings and Bucks had hoped to agree to the framework of the deal on Friday when negotiations between teams and players can open. However, Bogdanovic is planning to enter the free-agent marketplace and seek out other sign-and-trade scenarios.

Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports that a source told him “there is no deal” and “there never was a deal” even when the sign-and-trade swap broke late Monday night.

— 7:03 a.m.

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Utah Jazz

Reports: Jazz trade Davis to Knicks

The Jazz have agreed to trade center Ed Davis to the New York Knicks, according to reports from Tony Jones of The Athletic and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The deal reportedly will free up cap space for the Jazz this offseason.

— 5:58 p.m.

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