Spurs free agency tracker: Durant to make decision soon; Gasol on SA, POR radar
Spurs meet with Kevin Durant in Hamptons
TOP SPURS UPDATES -- (10 PM SAT): Kevin Durant has told the teams he met with he will make a decision on where he is playing next season in the next 24-36 hours, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard.
The Spurs met with Durant in the Hamptons Saturday morning during the second day of the NBA's free agency period.
Reports said the meeting, which included Gregg Popovich, RC Buford and LaMarcus Aldridge, lasted about two hours.
Durant's other meetings lasted close to four hours, but ESPN's Marc Stein reported the Spurs like to keep their meetings with free agents short.
Durant has already met with the Thunder, Warriors and Boston. He is scheduled to meet with the Heat on Sunday.
Durant reportedly eliminated the Clippers from consideration late Saturday night.
Numerous sources believe Durant is near lock re-sign at least a 1-year deal with the Thunder.
— Portland and San Antonio are believed to be the front runners to sign Pau Gasol with Minnesota in the mix, according to Jon Krawczynski with The Associated Press.
Krawczynski reported many people in the league expect the Spurs to sign Gasol, but Gasol did have a long talk with Wolves head coach Tom Thibodeau Friday night.
Reports said Gasol may be waiting for Durant to make his decision.
— The Spurs have an interest in forward Thomas Robinson, the former No. 5 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
— Ian Mahinmi has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Washington Wizards. Was a possible Spurs target.
— The Spurs are among 8-10 teams that have contacted forward Kris Humphries. No decision is imminent.
OTHER NBA UPDATES:
Al Horford agrees to 4-year, $113M deal with Boston.
Mavs offer restricted free agent Harrison Barnes max deal. Golden State can match.
Ryan Anderson agrees to 4-year, $80M deal with Houston.
Bismack Biyombo agrees to 4-year, $72M deal with Orlando.
Mike Conley agrees to 5-year, $153M deal to re-sign with Memphis.
Dwight Howard agrees to 3-year, $70M deal to sign with Atlanta.
Luol Deng agrees to 4-year, $72M deal with Lakers.
Marvin Williams agrees to 4-year, $54M deal with Hornets.
Eric Gordon agrees to 4-year, $53M deal with Houston.
Courtney Lee agrees to 4-year, $50M deal with Knicks.
Evan Fournier agrees to re-sign with Magic on 5 year, $85M deal.
Bradley Beal to re-sign with Wizards on 5-year, $128M deal.
Evan Turner agrees to 4-year, $70M free agent deal with Blazers.
Joe Johnson agrees to 2-year, $22M deal with Jazz.
Chandler Parsons agrees to 4-year, $94M deal with Memphis.
Andre Drummond agrees to max deal with Pistons.
Al Jefferson agrees to deal with Pacers.
Kent Bazemore agrees to 4-year, $70M deal with Hawks.
Jeremy Lin agrees to deal with Brooklyn Nets. Previously mentioned as Spurs target.
Joakim Noah agrees to deal with the Knicks. The deal is said to be worth $72 million over 4 years.
Timofey Mozgov has agreed to a 4-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The deal is for roughly $64 million.
Miami Heat free agent center Hassan Whiteside announced Friday via The Players Tribune that he will remain with the team.
Former Wagner basketball player and San Antonio native Jordan Clarkson has agreed to resign with the Lakers according to sources. The deal is said to be for 4-years and $50 million.
DeMar DeRozan has agreed to a 5-year deal to re-sign with the Raptors, according to The Vertical. The contract is said to be near $139 million.
The Associated Press is reporting that Charlotte Hornets small forward Nicholas Batum has agreed in principle to resign with the team for 5 years and $120 million.
Former Texas Longhorn point guard D.J. Augustin has agreed to a contract with the Orlando Magic.
More free agency details below:
NBA insiders believe the Spurs would have to be creative and make some major moves to sign one of this summer’s prized free agents.
The Spurs also must decide whether to match the contract of restricted free agent Boban Marjanovic should he receive a deal from another team.
And there, as always, are questions about Manu Ginobili's and Tim Duncan’s return.
Ginobili opted out of his deal on June 22, but reports say he is leaning on playing at least another season.
Duncan opted in to his current deal earlier this week, yet there has been no indication if Duncan will play next season or retire.
Copyright 2016 by KSAT - All rights reserved.