Geek’s Guide to the 2018 NBA Offseason (Pt. III): Reigning Champs, Rebuilders, and Rotating Bigs

The final 15 teams from our mock offseason are revealed

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  • The participant who ran that team is indicated by their initials
  • Team options (T.O.) and player options (P.O.) exercised where noted
  • Total contract values listed (not annual value, assume cap hit is $ divided by years except on max deals)
  • $1 = $1 million
  • New contracts with player options attached are listed as “x+1,” whereas team options are listed as “x-1” (x=No. of years before option year)
  • Minimum contract values not listed, since they are assumed to be applied last and thus work as salary cap exceptions

New Orleans Pelicans (LG)

Notable additions: Isaiah Thomas, Jamal Crawford, Corey Brewer, Paul Zipser, Channing Frye, Malcolm Delaney

Dallas Mavericks (LG)

Notable additions: DeMarcus Cousins, Mo Bamba, Nick Young, Melvin Frazier, Josh Huestis

Sacramento Kings (SCG)

Notable additions: Luka Doncic, Jeremy Lin, Mario Hezonja

Charlotte Hornets (CF)

Notable additions: Dennis Schröder, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Glenn Robinson Jr, Gary Trent Jr.

Atlanta Hawks (LG)

Notable additions: Kemba Walker, Jaren Jackson Jr., Shane Larkin, Dante Exum, Kevin Huerter, Jonas Jerebko

Indiana Pacers (CF)

Notable additions: Nerlens Noel, Troy Brown, Gary Clark, Yogi Ferrell

Golden State Warriors (SCG)

Notable additions: Tyreke Evans, Amir Johnson, Jacob Evans

Miami Heat (LG)

Notable additions: Jabari Parker, Brandan Wright, Joe Johnson

Milwaukee Bucks (SCG)

Notable additions: Hassan Whiteside, Kyle O’Quinn, Avery Bradley, Zhaire Smith

Chicago Bulls (CF)

Notable Additions: Michael Porter Jr., Shake Milton

Los Angeles Clippers (SCG)

Notable additions: Wendell Carter, Lonnie Walker

Washington Wizards (CF)

Notable additions: Joe Harris, Rajon Rondo, Elie Okobo, Robert Williams

Minnesota Timberwolves (LG)

Notable additions: Keita Bates-Diop, Darius Miller, Marco Belinelli

Memphis Grizzlies (CF)

Notable additions: Marvin Bagley, Arron Afflalo, Shabazz Muhammad, Ty Lawson, Justin Jackson, Anfernee Simons

Toronto Raptors (LG)

Notable additions: Mike Muscala



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