2020 NBA free company and trades

2020 NBA free agency and trades

The 2020 NBA Free Agent Class won't have the star power of last season – when almost half the league became available – but plenty of big names will hit the market. More could be offered in trade talks.

Will consecutive MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sign a five-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks? What is the market for Toronto Raptors Guard Fred VanVleet? Is Anthony Davis a suspension to return to the Los Angeles Lakers champion?

Keep it here for the latest news, buzz, and analysis throughout the free agency and trading season.

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October 23 update

6:55 p.m. ET: Miami Heat President Pat Riley said Friday that the team's goal for this off-season is "to take care of the players we have". That list includes free agents Goran Dragic, Jae Crowder, Meyers Leonard and Derrick Jones Jr. Miami wants to stay flexible even ahead of a 2021 free agent class that could include superstars like Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.

All-star Bam Adebayo can also be renewed if he enters the final year of his rookie deal.

"As soon as we have all the numbers and everything written down, we get the schedule, we know when the dates are and what rules apply to everything. Once we get all of that, we'll stay fluid," said Riley. "And whatever presents us, we'll look at it."

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October 21 updates

3 pm. ET: During the introduction of Indiana Pacers' new head coach, Nate Bjorkgren, Team President Kevin Pritchard discussed the biggest off-season question left for the franchise: the future of the two-time All-Star Victor Oladipowho can become an unrestricted free agent after the next season.

"[Oladipo] is feeling good with the team. He's spoken to me about how he thinks this team can be very good," said Pritchard. "We hear a lot of things, but until it comes to me I don't worry about it."

Oladipo goes into the final year of the $ 85 million four-year deal.

Markers: Next steps for the Pacers

11:34 a.m. ET: The Minnesota TimberwolvesWho do not yet see a clear choice for their number 1 in the NBA draft, carefully evaluate all situations, including trading scenarios, before devising an established plan for the night draft, reports Eric Woodyard of ESPN.

"For us, we usually study draft from 1 to whatever number we consider draft players," said Gersson Rosas, president of the Timberwolves basketball division. "And we're going to be examining these people for trade scenarios, redeem, trade swaps, uncovered opportunities for free agents and opportunities for minor leagues, so we beat the draft board up to the draft as best we could."

Minnesota also holds the 17th and 33rd selections in the November 18 draft.

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October 12 update

2:18 p.m. ET: After the Los Angeles Lakers won the title against the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals Anthony Davis approached his upcoming free agency.

"I had a great time in LA this first year. It was nothing but joy, nothing but amazement. In the next few months we will find out. I mean, I'm not one hundred percent sure, but that's why my agent [Rich Paul] is who he is and we're going to discuss that and find out, "said Davis.

Davis is expected to step down from his $ 28.8 million contract for 2020-21 and could earn $ 32.7 million in the next season if the salary cap stays at $ 109.1 million, according to ESPN's Bobby Marks.

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