“We could’ve pushed the envelope and tried to have him ready by March, or somewhere in that time frame,” Jazz General Manager Dennis Lindsey told The Tribune. “We had to tell him ‘no rush.’ Clearly the goal was to try to get him back. But what we wanted to do was honor the next 12 years over the next 12 months. That’s what we tried to communicate to Dante.”
August 3, 2021 | 3:13 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent F Carmelo Anthony has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, his manager Bay Frazier tells ESPN.
Bobby Marks: Breakdown of the Steph Curry extension: 2022-23: $48.0 million 2023-24: $51.9 million 2024-25: $55.7 million 2025-26: $59.6 million Rules of the CBA allow the first year salary to be 105% off the prior years salary even if it exceeds the maximum allowed ($41.6M).
August 3, 2021 | 3:06 pm EDT Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: Two-time MVP Steph Curry has agreed on a four-year, $215M contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, making him the first player in history to sign two career $200 million-plus deals, his agent Jeff Austin of @Octagon tells ESPN.