The annual summer arms race that is NBA free agency has opened, and while this class is not littered with impactful names, the signings carry some weight. Contenders like the Los Angeles Lakers are desperate to find cheap role players to fill the rest of the roster. Phoenix and Milwaukee are trying to retain as much talent as possible from teams that made it to the NBA Finals. Teams such as New Orleans and Chicago, which were outside the postseason picture, and anxious to secure playoff spots.
Let’s look at the three teams that made the most notable signings at the beginning of free agency.
Kyle Lowry (3 years, $90 million)
P.J. Tucker (2 years, $15 million)