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NBA championships are won in June (or July ... or August), but the foundation is laid almost a year prior during the free agency period. We just saw how offseason signings like Bobby Portis and Jae Crowder helped shape the postseason, and those are the types of moves that teams started to make on Monday, when they were officially allowed to negotiate with players.

The biggest names are off the board as Kawhi Leonard is re-signing with the Clippers while Chris Paul is returning to the Phoenix Suns. Kyle Lowry is now a member of the Miami Heat in a sign-and-trade with the Toronto Raptors. In exchange, Miami sent Goran Dragic and Precious Achiuwa to Toronto.

Another coveted point guard, Lonzo Ball, will reportedly join Zach LaVine in the Bulls backcourt in another sign-and-trade deal involving Chicago and the New Orleans Pelicans. 

The Los Angeles Lakers haven't come to terms with any superstars in free agency after trading for Russell Westbrook, but they added key veteran role players like Trevor Ariza, Carmelo Anthony and Wayne Ellington, while bringing back Dwight Howard for a third stint to help bolster their attack around LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Also, All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan is heading to the Bulls in yet another sign-and-trade, while big man Andre Drummond joined the 76ers, presumably as a backup to MVP finalist Joel Embiid. Chicago also shipped Lauri Markkanen to the Cleveland Cavaliers on a sign-and-trade as part of three-way deal involving the Portland Trail Blazers.

We'll continue to update this post throughout the offseason as decisions are made, so be sure to keep checking back to see how your favorite team is shaping up for the 2021-22 season. Also, don't put much stock in the rankings outside the top 20 or so, since beyond that it largely depends on what a specific team is looking for.

Top 2021 NBA Free Agents
RankPlayerPOSLast TeamNew TeamStatus
1 SF Reportedly agreed to 4-year deal worth $176.3M
2 PG Reportedly agreed to 4-year deal worth up to $120M
3 PG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $90M deal
4 PG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $74M deal
5 PF Reportedly agreed to 5-year, $125M deal
6 SF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $85M deal
7 PG Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $85M deal
8 SG Reportedly agreed to 5-year, $90M deal
9 SF Reportedly agreed to 5-year, $90M deal
10 PG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $62M deal
11 SG Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $78M deal
12 PG Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $47M deal
13 SG Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $72M deal
14 C Reportedly agreed to 5-year, $100M deal
15 SG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $25M deal
16 PG Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $8M deal
17 SF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $32M deal
18 PG Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $5.9M deal
19 SG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $54M deal
20 PG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $43M deal
21 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year, minimum deal
22 SF Reportedly agreed to a 2-year deal
23 PF Reportedly agreed to a 4-year, $67M deal
24 UTIL Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $4.7M deal
25 C Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $55M deal
26 C Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $37M deal
27 PG Reportedly agreed to four-year, $37M deal
28 PG Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $35.2M deal
29 PG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $22M deal
30 C Reportedly agreed to 4-year, $36M deal
31 PG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $19M deal
32 PF Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
33 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
34 C Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $9M deal
35 PF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $17M deal
36 SF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $30.5M deal
37 SG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $32M deal
38 SF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $38M deal
39 SG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $10M deal
40 SF Reportedly agreed to deal
41 PF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $15M deal
42 SG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $30M deal
43 SF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $42M deal
44 SF Reportedly agreed to 2-year deal
45 SF Reportedly agreed to deal
46 PF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $10M deal
47 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
48 PF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $22M deal
49 PF Agreed to 1-year deal
50 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
51 SF Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
52 SG
UFA
53 PG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $12M deal
54 SG Reportedly agreed to 2-year deal
55 SG Reportedly agreed to deal
56 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
57 SG Reportedly agreed to 2-year deal
58 SG
UFA
59 PG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
60 SF Reportedly agreed to 1-year, minimum deal
61 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $5M deal
62 PG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $8M deal
63 SG Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $15M deal
64 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
65 C Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $32M deal
66 C Reportedly agreed to deal
67 PF Reportedly agreed to 2-year deal
68 PF Agreed to deal
69 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
70 C Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $20M deal
71 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $5M deal
72 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
73 SG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $10.4M deal
74 C
UFA
75 SG Reportedly agreed to a deal
76 PG
UFA
77 SG
RFA
78 PF Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
79 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
80 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $2.7M deal
81 C Reportedly agreed to 2-year deal
82 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
83 C
UFA
84 PF
UFA
85 PF
UFA
86 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
87 C Reportedly agreed to a deal
88 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $4M deal
89 PF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $5M deal
90 PF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $13.8M deal
91 SF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $10M deal
92 C
UFA
93 SF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $6.7M deal
94 C Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $5M deal
95 C Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $7.65M deal
96 PF Reportedly agreed to deal
97 SF Reportedly agreed to 3-year deal
98 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
99 SG Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $10M deal
100 SG
UFA
101 PG Reportedly agreed to a deal
102 SG Reportedly agreed to 1-year, $2.6M deal
103 SG
UFA
104 PG
UFA
105 PG
RFA
106 PG
UFA
107 SF Reportedly agreed to 3-year, $15M deal
108 SF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $6.2M deal
109 SF Reportedly agreed to a deal
110 SF Reportedly agreed to a deal
111 SF
UFA
112 C Reportedly agreed to 2-year deal
113 PG Reportedly agreed to a 3-year deal
114 F Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $9M deal
115 F Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $7M deal
116 F Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
117 G Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $3.5M deal
118 G Reportedly agreed to deal
119 F Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
120 G Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $3.5M deal
121 PF Reportedly agreed to 1-year deal
122 SF Reportedly agreed to 2-year, $4.2M deal
123 SF
Reportedly agreed to deal
124 SG Reportedly agreed to 4-year deal

PO = Player option
UFA = Unrestricted free agent
RFA = Restricted free agent
TO = Team option
NG = Non-guaranteed