One of the top free agents on the market has made a decision regarding its player option.
Below is the latest information gathered by Hoopsheep on some of the top names in the free agent market, including: Bradley Bealand notable prospects in this year’s draft class such as Jake Laravia,
Bradley Beale celebrating after a play
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Washington Wizards Star Bradley Beal A league source told Hoopsheep will decline his $36.4 million player option for the 2022-23 season and enter unrestricted free agency this summer.
Beal may sign a five-year, $248 million deal with the Wizards in free agency as our HoopsHype salary cap specialist. Yossi Golzan Outlined in a recent story outlining all player and team choice decisions.
The three-time All-Star is currently ranked fourth overall in our Hoophype free agent rankings.
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After taking leeway to re-sign with Milwaukee Bucks, many around the league expect Bobby Portiso for denying his $4.6 million player option and entering unrestricted free agency for the 2022–23 season.
Portis is one of the top free agents on the market this summer, after averaging career-high points per game (14.6) and rebounds (9.1). He’s ranked 12th in our Hoopsheep free agent rankings and should command a massive pay raise this summer.
Nicolas Batum, LA Clippers
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Nicolas Batum will decline his $3.3 million player option, according to ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski, From every public sign of Batum, it would be surprising that he left the Clippers, as the LA Times beat writer Andrew Gref noted.
The Clippers can offer him a higher annual rate through their Early Bird Rights. Rival NBA officials who spoke with Hoopsheep believe that Batam could earn an average annual salary of $10 million.
Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA Surrounds Hope Los Angeles Lakers Will Exercise $2.35 Million Team Option Stanley Johnson, New Lakers Coach darwin hummy Publicly emphasized the importance of role players like Johnson. Johnson scored a career-high 46.6 percent with the Lakers.
The Lakers have made inquiries about buying a second-round pick in this year’s draft, league sources told Hoopsheep. To prepare for such a scenario, the team has worked out several anticipated second round picks.
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While the latest buzz is around Kyrie Irvings With the Nets having a long-term future, several rotation players have drawn interest in the trading market.
Nets have received calls on Swingman Joe Harris and guard Cam Thomas League sources told Hoopsheep that it shows Brooklyn’s interest in transferring any players from several teams around the league.
Rival officials believe that Thomas could order a potential first-round pick in trade talks, and should attempt to upgrade Brooklyn to a different position, which is the most realistic trading asset of the Harris team. Rival teams believe Harris may be more available than in years past with fellow sharpshooters Seth Curry The following season under a contract worth $8.5 million.
However, internally, the Nets believe Harris’ size could help them on the board next season, and that his floor distance will help. ben simmons Thrive with the team in transition and make the driving lane for the Australian forward. A possible lineup of Irving, Curry, Harris, Simmons, and Kevin Durant Will provide maximum floor gap for Simmons to flourish and will be a nightmare to cover defensively.
New Orleans Pelicans
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pelican guard Devonte Graham The trade is available on the market, league sources told Hoopsheep.
Graham, who started 63 of 76 games last season, is owed $36.3 million over the next three seasons but is only guaranteed $2.85 million for the 2024-25 season, as shown on our Hoopsheep Pelicans salary page. It has been told.
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As mentioned in our previous Hoopsheep aggregate mock draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers are open to returning in the draft if they can secure an additional future first-round pick.
Several teams have inquired about Cleveland’s 14th overall pick, including the Minnesota Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told Hoopsheep.
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Estimated first round pick Jake Laravia Toured with the Milwaukee Bucks and worked for the team twice, league sources told Hoopsheep.
Laravia is ranked 26th overall in our live aggregated hoopsheep mock draft. Find out why officers and scouts love his game, the former All-Star he’s compared to, and more in our Hoopsheep interview.
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