After bringing home the NBA championship to the city of Toronto for the first time in 2019, the Raptors are no longer a so-called "pretender" among the elite teams in the league. The golden hands of Masai Ujiri, their president of basketball operations, have been the driving force of their sustainable success since 2013.
Injuries ruined the Portland Trail Blazers’ hopes in 2019/20. This offseason was not one for overhaul, but an opportunity to enhance a roster which went on a run in the bubble to snatch the final playoff spot.
A massive contract extension for De'Aaron Fox, not trading Buddy Hield and letting Bogdan Bogdanovic walk to the Atlanta Hawks shows the Sacramento Kings are committing to this core.
After a surprisingly great year that saw them come just one win short of making it to the playoffs, the Memphis Grizzlies have been fairly quiet this offseason. That does not come as a surprise, considering that running it back with their Ja Morant-led young core makes perfect sense.
The Atlanta Hawks have been the boldest team in the NBA this offseason.
The Los Angeles Lakers, with a bit of help from the Cavaliers, are getting another major addition to their big-man rotation in the shape of Marc Gasol.
The Los Angeles Clippers are signing Serge Ibaka to a two-year contract.
Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, prized forward and one-time All-Star Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year, $120 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets.
The Los Angeles Lakers are set to sign former Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell as a free agent. Harrell won Sixth Man of the Year in 2019/20, but a troubled playoffs hit his value hard.
The Phoenix Suns are riding their most significant offseason in recent years. With the acquisition of a 10-time All-Star in Chris Paul, the Suns have launched themselves into serious contention for a playoff spot in the stacked Western Conference.
In the midst of free agency chaos, Washington Wizards guard John Wall requested a trade. Wall has not played an NBA game since Boxing Day 2018.
The Houston Rockets landed one of the best free agents on the market in Christian Wood.
With Dennis Schroder heading to Staples Center to don the gold of the Lakers, Rob Pelinka will now turn his attention to cheap free agents who can help the Lakers out.
With free agency beginning on Friday, Gordon Hayward turned down a $34 million player option with the Boston Celtics. Hayward will become a free agent.
The Golden State Warriors' season took what could have been a lethal blow this week. The injury to Klay Thompson, ruling him out until 2021/22, took them from title contenders to middle-of-the-pack. Already facing a sizeable tax bill, Warriors ownership could have sat back and shrugged.