NBA Free Agent Role Players Round-up (Part Two)

Many NBA players agreed to contracts within the first two days of free agency. Last Word On Sports has you covered with the “major” free agent signings listed in the LWOS 2016 NBA Free Agency Tracker. However, there are still several rotation players who agreed to deals but weren’t covered by the tracker. In our first free agency round-up, we covered several of those players, but there are still more contract agreements flowing in. Here, we cover the rest of the free agent role players who agreed to deals on July 1st and 2nd.

NBA Free Agent Role Players Round-up (Part Two)

D.J. Augustin

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported on Friday morning that veteran point guard D.J. Augustin agreed to sign with the Orlando Magic:

Wojnarowski later added that the deal is worth $29 million over four years. Augustin is leaving the Denver Nuggets, after spending just a few months with them. He was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to Denver mid-season.

Jerryd Bayless

Keith Pompey of the Philly Inquirer reported that guard Jerryd Bayless agreed to a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. The contract will pay him $27 million over three years:

Bayless is leaving the Milwaukee Bucks, with whom he spent two seasons.

Justin Hamilton

Shams Charania of The Vertical reported on Friday evening that center Justin Hamilton will return to the NBA. He agreed to sign with the Brooklyn Nets on a two-year, $6 million deal:

The big man previously played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, and Charlotte Bobcats.

Jon Leuer

Marc Stein of ESPN reported on Saturday afternoon that big man Jon Leuer agreed to sign with the Detroit Pistons. Leuer’s contract will pay him $42 million over four years:

Leuer is leaving the Suns after just one season with them.

Trevor Booker

Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune reported later in the afternoon that power forward Trevor Booker agreed to sign with the Nets:

Wojnarowski later reported the deal to be for two years and just over $18.5 million:

Booker is leaving the Jazz, with whom he spent two seasons. He previously played for the Washington Wizards.

Anthony Tolliver

Charania reported that forward Anthony Tolliver agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings. Sam Amick of USA Today later added that the deal is worth $16 million over two years. However, only $2 million is guaranteed to Tolliver in the second year of the contract:

Tolliver leaves Detroit, where he spent two seasons with the Pistons.

Wesley Johnson

On Saturday night, Charania reported that forward Wesley Johnson agreed to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. Johnson’s new deal will pay him $18 million over three years:


Be sure to check out the Free Agency Tracker for the more significant free agents, and stay tuned to LWOS for full coverage of the NBA off-season.

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