Stay up to date on the latest NBA transactions during the 2023 offseason, including blockbuster trades and free agent signings.
July 5: Brown, Celtics agree to richest deal in NBA history
Celtics star Jaylen Brown is staying put in Beantown.
The two-time All-Star agreed to a five-year, $304 million deal to stay in Boston through the 2028/29 season, a dollar figure that exceeds every contract given out in NBA history. Nikola Jokic’s $276 million extension with the Nuggets, signed in July 2022, previously topped the list.
Brown has been a key member in the Celtics’ seven-straight trips to the playoffs, including three trips to the conference finals and one to the NBA Finals. The 26-year-old averaged career-highs in PPG (26.3) and FG% (.491) in 2022/23.
Over the past three seasons, Brown has played in 61 playoff games, averaging 22.6 PPG and 6.6 RPG on 48% shooting.
July 16: Suns sign Bol Bol, trade Payne to Spurs
The Phoenix Suns added frontcourt depth by signing the 7-foot-2 Bol to a one-year deal. The 23-year-old averaged a career-high 9.1 PPG and 5.8 RPG with the Orlando Magic in 2022/23.
In a separate deal, Phoenix traded guard Cam Payne, along with a second-round draft pick and cash, to the San Antonio Spurs for a future second-rounder and three second-round picks via Orlando.
July 9: Reed re-signs with Philly
Reed averaged 4.6 PPG and 5.5 RPG in 11 playoff games last season, serving as a formidable backup for 2022/23 league MVP Joel Embiid.
July 6: Dejounte Murray extends with Hawks
The 26-year-old guard will stay in Atlanta on a 4-year, $120 million extension, one year on from being traded from San Antonio. Murray was one of eight players in the NBA to average 20+ PPG, 5+ RPG, and 6+ APG in 2022/23, his first season with the Hawks.
July 6: Pacers send Duarte to Kings
2021 13th overall pick and All-Rookie selection Chris Duarte is off to Sacramento in exchange for two second round picks.
Duarte averaged 13.1 PPG as a rookie before an ankle injury severely limited him in 2022/23.
July 5: Grant Williams to Dallas in 3-team sign-and-trade
The Celtics are sending Grant Williams to the Mavericks in a 3-team sign-and-trade. Williams, a ‘3-and-D’ prototype that has played a key role in Boston’s deep playoff runs in recent years, agreed to a 4-year, $54 million deal with Dallas.
|Mavericks get||Grant Williams, two 2nd Rd picks (via SAS)|
|Celtics get||Two 2nd Rd picks (via DAL)|
|Spurs get||Reggie Bullock, 2030 swap rights (via DAL)|
July 3: Edwards signs max with T-Wolves
Edwards, 21, has emerged as one of the league’s premier young talents after averaging 24.6 PPG on a much-improved 45.9 FG% in his third season in Minnesota.
Other deals from July 2-3
Suns add veteran Eric Gordon on two-year deal
Nets sign Lonnie Walker IV to one-year deal
Ball, Hornets agree to 5-year max extension
2021 Rookie of the Year LaMelo Ball earns his first big NBA payday, signing a 5-year, $260 million max rookie extension with the Charlotte Hornets.
Sabonis extends with Kings
Last season was a coming out party for the Sacramento Kings and Damontas Sabonis, and it will continue in the coming years. Sabonis renegotiated his contract and signed a 5-year, $217 extension to stay in northern California.
In his first season with the Kings, Sabonis made third-team All-NBA and led the franchise to its first playoff appearance in 16 years.
Other deals from July 1
Austin Reaves stays with Lakers on 4-year, $56 million deal
Jordan Clarkson, Jazz agree to 3-year, $55 million contract
Dillon Brooks and Rockets agree to 4-year, $80 million deal
Russell Westbrook returns to Clippers on two-year deal
Brook Lopez stays with Bucks on two-year contract
6 PM ET on June 30 marked the start of NBA free agency, and, as usual, chaos ensued.
Let's take a look at all the deals that went down on Friday.
Draymond stays in the Bay
The summer of 2023 could have been the official end of the Warriors core that led the franchise to four titles between 2015 and 2022.
Green declined his player option last week, leading many to believe he may seek a team that could pay him more than Golden State. But the 11-year veteran penned a 4-year, $100 million extension to stay in the Bay Area and go for title number five alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.
In the end, Kyrie Irving is staying put in Dallas for another three years alongside . The 31-year-old re-signed with the Mavericks on a 3-year, $126 million deal, as the NBA's most dynamic backcourt will look to make vast improvements after missing the 2023 playoffs.
Middleton returns to Milwaukee on 3-year deal
Middleton will stay in Milwaukee on a 3-year, $102 million contract to hunt for a second championship alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo.
One of the bigger shocks of the NBA offseason so far, 2019 NBA champion Fred VanVleet inked a 3-year, $130 million deal with the Houston Rockets.
One of the worst teams in the NBA over the past few seasons, the Rockets will be a far more serious outfit with FVV running the point.
Gabe Vincent and Max Strus were largely unknown to the casual NBA fan prior to this season. Both undrafted, they made names (and now a lot of money) for themselves during 's unlikely run to the 2023 NBA Finals.
Bruce Brown picks Indiana
Fresh off playing a big role for the , Brown gets a pay day courtesy of the Indiana Pacers. He heads to the Eastern Conference outsiders on a two-year, $45 million deal.
Other deals from June 30
Desmond Bane remains in Memphis, signs 5-year, $207 million max extension
Tyrese Haliburton re-signs with Indiana on 5-year, $260 million max extension
Jerami Grant returns to Portland on 5-year, $160 million extension
Kyle Kuzma stays in Washington with 4-year, $102 million extension
Cameron Johnson re-sings with Brooklyn for 4-years, $108 million
Herb Jones remains in New Orleans with 4-year, $54 million extension
June 28: Vucevic re-signs with Bulls for 3 years/$60M
One of the top free agent big men is off the market, as Chicago Bulls C Nikola Vucevic re-signed with the team on Wednesday on a three-year, $60 million deal.
Vucevic, 33, played all 82 regular season games in 2022/23 and averaged 17.6 PPG and 11 RPG as the team's third offensive option.
June 26: Jazz add John Collins
The Atlanta Hawks shifted power forward John Collins out west to the in exchange for Rudy Gay and a future second-round pick.
Collins joins one of the NBA's biggest over-achievers last year in Utah, teaming up with Most Improved Player Lauri Markkanen and All-Rookie selection Walker Kessler in the frontcourt.
June 22: Warriors swap Poole for CP3
The Golden State Warriors pulled off a deal to acquire a longtime rival in Paul, who will team up with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and (if he re-signs with Golden State) as the Dubs shoot for their fifth NBA title in 2023/24.
2022 NBA champion Jordan Poole was sent the other way to Washington, where he will become the number one scoring option on the roster.
Three days after the first blockbuster trade of the NBA offseason, another monumental deal was struck, as the Boston Celtics sent Marcus Smart to the Memphis Grizzlies and acquired Kristaps Porzingis in a three-team trade that also sent Tyus Jones to the .
June 18: Beal to Phoenix, CP3 to Washington
The Washington Wizards and Phoenix Suns agreed to swap superstar guards Bradley Beal and , forming the latest NBA superteam. Beal, a 3x All-Star and 2021 All-NBA selection, will team up with Devin Booker and Kevin Durant in Phoenix for the 2023 season.
|Wizards get||Chris Paul, Landry Shamet, Multiple 2nd Rd picks, Multiple pick swaps|
|Suns get||Bradley Beal, Jordan Goodwin, Isaiah Todd|