The NBA crazy season has gotten off to a bang. With over $US1 Billion spent on Free Agent contracts on the first day alone. Here are a few of the more notable deals struck.
DeMar DeRozan: 5 years, $139 million to remain with Toronto Raptors
Bradley Beal: 5 years, $130 million to remain with Washington Wizards.
Timofey Mozgov: 4 years, $64 million from Los Angeles Lakers
Jordan Clarkson: 4 years, $50 million to remain with Los Angeles Lakers
Nicolas Batum: 5 years, $120 million to remain with Charlotte Hornets
D.J. Augustin: 4 years, $29 million from Orlando Magic
Ish Smith: 3 years, $18 million from Detroit Pistons
Jeremy Lin: 3 years, $36 million from Brooklyn Nets
Al Jefferson: 3 years, $30 million from Indiana Pacers
Mirza Teletovic: 3 years, $30 million from Milwaukee Bucks
Matthew Dellavedova: 4 years, $39 million offer sheet from Milwaukee Bucks
Evan Fournier: 5 years, $85 million to remain with Orlando Magic
Jeff Green: 1 year, $15 million from Orlando Magic
Solomon Hill: 4 years, $48 million from New Orleans Pelicans
Evan Turner: 4 years, $70 million from Portland Trail Blazers
Chandler Parsons: 4 years, $94.8 million from Memphis Grizzlies
Andre Drummond: 5 years, $130 million to remain with Detroit Pistons
Perhaps the strongest sign on the craziness of the state of NBA free-agency and the desperation of teams to clamp down big deals – the biggest deals made on day one were.
Mike Conley: 5 years, $153 million to remain with Memphis Grizzlies
Hassan Whiteside: 4 years, $98 million to remain with Miami Heat
Dwight Howard: 3 years, $70.5 million from Atlanta Hawks.