Kevin Durant To The Warriors, Horford To Celtics: 10 NBA Free Agents Changing Teams
The 2016 NBA offseason has only been underway for a few days but in a short amount of time, the league has already changed. From Kevin Durant agreeing to a deal with the Golden State Warriors to the Los Angeles Lakers giving Timofey Mozgov big money, check out the 10 players switching teams.
1. Kevin Durant - Golden State Warriors
Durant has agreed to a two-year deal to team up with Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green.
2. Al Horford - Boston Celtics
As expected, Al Horford left the Atlanta Hawks but stayed in the Eastern Conference. The center agreed to a four-year deal worth $113 million with Boston Celtics.
3. Rajon Rondo - Chicago Bulls
After sending Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks, the Chicago Bulls were in need of a point guard. The Bulls were able to reach a two-year deal with veteran Rondo.
4. Jeremy Lin - Brooklyn Nets
While many teams have agreed to expensive contracts with free agents, the Brooklyn Nets were able to reach an agreement with Jeremy Lin for three years, $36 million.
5. Al Jefferson - Indiana Pacers
Al Jefferson may not be the player he once was, but after agreeing to a three-year deal with the Pacers for $30 million, he may be the missing piece for the team.
6. Joakim Noah - New York Knicks
The New York Knicks, in need of center, will pay a hefty price to sign ex-Bulls star Joakim Noah to a four-year, $72 million contract.
7. Timofey Mozgov - Los Angeles Lakers
After having one of his worst seasons, Timofey Mozgov was rewarded with a four-year deal worth $64 million.
8. Eric Gordon - Houston Rockets
After being pursued by many teams, guard Eric Gordon agreed to a four-year deal with the Rockets.
9. Bismack Biyombo - Orlando Magic
After have a good playoff run, Bismack Biyombo was reward with a four-year contract that should be in the $70 million range with the Orlando Magic.
10. Dwight Howard - Atlanta Hawks
After losing Al Horford, the Hawks quickly replaced the center with Dwight Howard. The deal is reportedly for three years, $70 million.