Things to look forward to:
June 22 — NBA Draft
June 24 — deadline for RFA player options
June 26 — NBA Awards
June 29 — deadline for players/team termination options
June 30 — deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to players eligible for RFA
July 1 — Official start of 2017/18 league year; July moratorium begins. Free agents can begin reaching verbal agreements with teams.
July 1-17 — NBA Summer League
July 6 — July moratorium ends (11:00am CT); teams can begin officially signing players and making trades.
July 13 — Last day for teams to unilaterally withdraw qualifying offers to restricted free agents.
July 15 — Last day for teams to issue required tenders to unsigned first-round picks; those players become free agents on July 16 if not tendered.
August 31 — Last day teams may waive players and apply the stretch provision to their 2017/18 salaries.
September 5 — Last day for teams to issue required tenders to unsigned second-round picks; those players become free agents on September 6 if not tendered.
Late September (specific dates TBA) — Training camps open.
CHI out - Butler
MIN out - Lavine, Dunn, 2017 round pick
- How will the Cavs adjust to remain competitive vs. GSW next year?
- Adjustments for other playoff teams: Spurs? Houston? OKC? Celtics?
- Key player acquisitions: Paul George, Chris Paul, Isaiah Thomas