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The NBA free agency period began July 1 with players and teams able to negotiate with each other. No deals can become official until July 10, but you can keep up with all the wheeling and dealing right here.

Raptors, Hansbrough agree to two-year deal

The Toronto Raptors have agreed to a two-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to the Toronto Star. The contract will be worth about $3 million per season. Full story ...

O'Neal, Douglas to join Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent center Jermaine O’Neal and also have a deal in place with free-agent guard Toney Douglas, ESPN reports. Full story ...

Pistons reach deal with Italian guard

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $3.5 million, two-year contract with Luigi Datome. Full story...

PG Harris returning to Dallas

Free-agent guard Devin Harris is headed back to the Dallas Mavericks, nine years after starting his career with them as a high draft pick.

Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki tweeted Tuesday that Harris was rejoining the Mavericks, who ended up with him at No. 5 overall in the 2004 draft in a deal that sent Antawn Jamison to Washington. Harris' contract is reportedly for three years and $9 million. Full story...

Bucks trading Mbah a Moute to Kings

After agreeing to terms with several free agents, the Milwaukee Bucks sent a veteran player packing Tuesday as FOXSportsWisconsin.com's Andrew Gruman has learned that forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute is headed to Sacramento. Full story...

Lakers nab Kaman after losing Howard

Now that Dwight Howard is Houston-bound, the Los Angeles Lakers have their backup plan. The team has agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent center Chris Kaman, who will return to Los Angeles after playing eight seasons with the Clippers. The deal is reportedly for one year at $3.2 million. Full story...

Pistons keeping Will Bynum with two-year deal

The Detroit Pistons didn't get Jose Calderon back, but they will still have a pair of familiar faces running the point this fall.

Barring a further move, Brandon Knight will go into the season as the starter, and he will be backed up by Will Bynum. Bynum agreed to a two-year contract with the Pistons on Monday night. Full story...

Report: Blazers to sign forward Wright

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The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a contract with free agent small forward Dorell Wright, who played last season with the Philadelphia 76ers, a person close to the negotiations said Saturday.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be formalized until Wednesday under NBA rules. Full story ...

Clippers agree to deals with Collison, Barnes

Not even a week after dealing Eric Bledsoe to the Suns in a three-team trade, the Clippers have found his replacement.

On Saturday evening, the team agreed in principle to sign former UCLA star Darren Collison to a reported two-year, $1.9 million deal. Collison will have a player option in the second season of the contract.

Matt Barnes, who agreed to re-sign with the Clippers on Friday, confirmed the signing in a tweet. Full story ...

Bucks, Pachulia agree to 3-year deal

The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a three-year, $16 million contract with free-agent center Zaza Pachulia, according to multiple reports.

Pachulia, 29, returns to the Bucks after spending the last eight seasons with the Atlanta Hawks. The 6-foot-11 center averaged 5.9 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last season with the Hawks. Full story ...

Reports: Cavs, Jack agree to deal

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers and free-agent guard Jarrett Jack have agreed to a four-year contract.

The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not yet been announced, says Jack's deal is worth $25 million and includes a team option in the final year. Other outlets have also reported the deal. Full story ...

Landry agrees to 4-year, $26M deal with Kings

Carl Landry believes his second stint with the Sacramento Kings will be better — and last longer — than his first time around.

With an aggressive new regime in place, Landry and the Kings agreed to a four-year deal worth at least $26 million on Saturday that will bring the power forward back to California's capital city. Full story ...

Reports: Millsap headed to Hawks on 2-year deal

The Atlanta Hawks have reached a multi-year agreement with Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap, according to multiple media outlets. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Millsap's deal covers two years and approximately $19 million.

Reports: Josh Smith agrees to four-year deal with Pistons

The Pistons reached a contract agreement with Josh Smith on Saturday. The contract is for four years and between $54-56 million, according to multiple reports.

Report: O.J. Mayo, Bucks agree on 3-year deal

The Milwaukee Bucks and free-agent shooting guard O.J. Mayo have agreed to a three-year, $24 million contract, according to multiple reports.

Dwight Howard to join Houston Rockets

Dwight Howard has made his decision and will join the Houston Rockets, he confirmed Friday night.

USA Today first reported Howard's decision.

Igoudala, Warriors agree to $48 million deal

The Golden State Warriors have landed a coveted free agent — just not the one everybody was talking about.

The Warriors reached an agreement with swingman Andre Iguodala on a $48 million, four-year deal Friday, two people with knowledge of the situation said. Full story ...

AP Source: McRoberts agrees to stay with Bobcats

Free agent forward Josh McRoberts has agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million deal to remain with the Charlotte Bobcats, said a person familiar with the situation.

The person spoke to The Associated Press Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been made official. Free agent signings cannot be announced until July 10, according to NBA rules.

Report: Pelicans, Blazers, Kings make deal

People familiar with the trade say Sacramento, New Orleans and Portland have agreed to a three-team deal sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings. Full story ...

Hawks, Korver reportedly agree on deal

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement to re-sign guard-forward Kyle Korver to a multiyear deal.

Korver averaged 10.9 points per game and ranked second in the NBA by making 45.7 percent of his 3-point shots. Korver also had reported interest from Brooklyn, Milwaukee and San Antonio. Full story...

Report: Clark, Cavs agree on two-year deal

The Cavaliers have landed one of the Lakers' front-line free agents. No, not that guy.

Cleveland has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Earl Clark, who played alongside Dwight Howard last season in Los Angeles. Full story...

Jefferson reportedly agrees with Bobcats

The Bobcats just made waves in the free-agent market.

Al Jefferson agreed to a three-year deal worth an estimated $41 million deal with Charlotte, according to ESPN. Full story...

Report: J.R. Smith, Knicks agree on deal

The New York Knicks have their star sixth man back.

J.R. Smith -- the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year – has agreed to stay with the Knicks, according to the New York Daily News. Full story...

Report: Bucks, Mayo close on deal

The Bucks aren’t done reshaping their roster.

One day after including J.J. Redick in a three-team trade, Milwaukee is close to agreeing to a multiyear deal with swingman O.J. Mayo, according to Yahoo! Sports. Full story...

Ginobili, Spurs reach two-year deal

Manu Ginobili will play two more years for the San Antonio Spurs.

Ginobili, who became an unrestricted free agent earlier this week, announced the news in a tweet Wednesday morning: "Thrilled to announce that as I always hoped, I'm gonna stay with the @spurs for two more years." Full story...

Report: Kevin Martin heading to Minnesota

The same evening the Minnesota Timberwolves came to terms with one of their top in-house free-agent priorities, they reached a deal to fill their greatest positional void.

According to multiple media reports, former Oklahoma City shooting guard and unrestricted free agent Kevin Martin has agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract with the Timberwolves. The move comes about two hours after convincing incumbent unrestricted free agent Chase Budinger to stick around the Twin Cities for at least another two years. Full story...

Report: Clippers trade Bledsoe as part of 3-team deal

The Clippers have their coach in place and now it’s time to make some roster moves.

Los Angeles did just that, trading explosive guard Eric Bledsoe and veteran forward Caron Butler to the Suns as part of a three-team trade, according to multiple reports. Full story...

Spurs, Splitter reportedly finalizing deal

The San Antonio Spurs are closing in on a five-year, $45 million deal with center Tiago Splitter, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Splitter tallied career high in points (10.3) and rebounds (6.4) last season while playing a career-high 81 games with San Antonio.

Report: Wizards, Webster agree on four-year deal

Swingman Martell Webster has agreed to a four-year, $22 million deal with the Wizards, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Webster averaged 11.4 points and 3.9 rebounds last season with Washington. Full story...

Mohammed staying with Bulls

Veteran center Nazr Mohammed says he is staying with the Chicago Bulls.

Mohammed announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will re-sign with his hometown team, saying it was ''an easy decision'' and he was looking forward to ''going to battle with a group of guys who never made excuses and just tried to find a way to win.'' Full story...

Report: Pacers, West finalizing three-year deal

The Indiana Pacers and forward David West are putting the finishing touches on a three-year, $36 million deal, according to Yahoo! Sports.

West, a 10-year veteran, 17.1 points and 7.7 rebounds last season with the Pacers.

Dunleavy heading to Chicago

Free agency is less than 24 hours old, and the Milwaukee Bucks have already lost one of their free agents to a divisional foe. Mike Dunleavy Jr. has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Chicago Bulls, FOXSportsWisconsin.com has learned. Full story...

Blatche staying in Brooklyn

Andray Blatche will return as a backup in the Brooklyn Nets' soon-to-be upgraded frontcourt.

Pelicans make offer to Evans

The New Orleans Pelicans have offered swingman Tyreke Evans a four-year, $44 million deal, according to TNT's David Aldridge.

Evans, who spent his first four seasons in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings, averaged 15.2 points and 4.4 assists last season.

Reports: Pacers, Watson agree on deal

The Indiana Pacers agreed in principle to a two-year deal with guard C.J. Watson, according to multiple reports.

Watson played with the Brooklyn Nets last season, averaging 6.8 points and two assists in 19 minutes of action.

Chris Paul, Clippers agree on deal

Chris Paul has verbally agreed to a five-year, $107 million contract extension, his agent Leon Rose told ESPNLosAngeles.com. Rose also confirmed to the Associated Press that Paul has agreed to a new deal, but did not provide any numbers regarding the contract. Full story...

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