August 2, 2021 | 6:39 pm EDT Update
Tim Reynolds: If the Raptors buy out Goran Dragic, he would “obviously” have interest in joining Luka Doncic and Igor Koskosov in Dallas, source tells AP. Contenders will line up for him if a buyout occurs. The Lakers have had interest in him forever.
Fred Katz: One person who may be thrilled about the new 2022-23 cap projection: Bradley Beal. If Beal signs a five-year max contract next summer, it will be even larger than previously thought — 5 years for $241.6M. 22-23: $41.7M 23-24: $45M 24-25: $48.3M 25-26: $51.6M 26-27: $55M (PO)
TJ McBride: Here is the Nuggets salary cap sheet updated with both Will Barton III and JaMychal Green extensions. I am still working to confirm the exact details of each deal, but if they are not front/back-loaded, Denver has $7.465M in room before the tax with two open roster spots. pic.twitter.com/OXrxkbxS2M
August 2, 2021 | 6:35 pm EDT Update
Chris Haynes: Free agent guard Cameron Payne has agreed to re-sign with the Phoenix Suns on a three-year, $19 million deal, league sources tell @YahooSports .
Tim Reynolds: Duncan Robinson’s deal, when it gets done, will be either four or five years, source tells AP. Process still playing out. Barring trades, Miami will have a core of Butler, Adebayo, Lowry and Robinson for three years, with Herro under contract for at least two of them.