NBA Rumor Round Up For Monday, June 29:
Kawhi Leonard: The San Antonio Spurs starting small forward is set to sign a max contract and according to CBSSports.com, the deal will likely include an Early Termination Option (ETO) after year four.
Greg Monroe: Once free agency begins on Wednesday, the forward will be meeting with a bunch of clubs. “I’m looking to be with a team that’s ready to win,” Monroe told The Advocate. "Hopefully it will be a team where I’m the missing piece.” Monroe is linked with the Celtics, Knicks, Blazers, Bucks and Lakers. He won't re-sign with the Detroit Pistons.
DeAndre Jordan: The center becomes a free agent on Wednesday and while he is expected to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, Jordan will meet with the Mavs, Lakers and Knicks, reports Sam Amick of USA TODAY. The Blazers may call his agent, too.
Al-Faroqu Aminu: The forward had a solid 2014-15 season with the Dallas Mavericks and as a free agent he is going to garner a lot of interest come Wednesday. According to David Aldridge of NBA.com/TNT, Aminu will meet with the Celtics, Knicks, Pelicans, Blazers, Raptors and of course the Mavs.
Manu Ginobili: The 13-year NBA veteran will announce his retirement or intention to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs via his local newspaper in Argentina, according to the San Antonio Express-News. The announcement will probably come on Tuesday.
Tobias Harris: The forward is a restricted free agent and he may sign an offer sheet with another team if the Orlando Magic don't meet his asking price. According to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, Harris' agent may be looking to sign the offer sheet with the Boston Celtics or Detroit Pistons.
David West There have been rumors linking the New York Knicks and the forward. With that in mind, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports West will meet with the Knicks. The meeting may take place on Wednesday.
DeMar DeRozan: The swingman can become a free agent in 2016 and according to the Toronto Sun, at that time his agent may ask for a max deal which could start at around $25.3 million, speculates Ryan Wolstat. DeRozan is on the books for $10.05 million next season.
Corey Brewer: The swingman becomes a free agent on Wednesday and while he will probably accept a short deal from the Rockets, his preference is to receive a long-term deal, reports Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports.
Minnesota Timberwolves: There has been a lot of talk that Serbian forward Nemanja Bjelica, the No. 35 pick in the 2010 NBA draft, will sign with the team. Well, Flip Saunders told ESPN.com's Marc Stein on Sunday: "We will bring him over (in time for next season)." From ESPN.com Insider Kevin Pelton: "Bjelica ranks third among stashed players in projected win percentage."
Utah Jazz: The team owns the rights to German center Tibor Pleiss, the number No. 31 pick in the 2010 draft, and he has arrived in Salt Lake City to begin negotiations with the club, reports the Deseret News. Pleiss currently plays for Spanish team FC Barcelona.
Washington Wizards: The team owns the rights to Czech combo guard Tomas Satoransky, the No. 32 pick in the 2012 draft. The Wizards don't have enough room on their roster this summer, so they will probably wait until 2016, at the earliest, to offer him a deal, speculates J. Michael of CSN Washington.