NBA Options, Qualifying Offers Due Before July 2016


Soon after the season, three Kings opted out of their contracts with Sacramento (Seth Curry, Quincy Acy and James Anderson) — the first of many decisions that need to be made league-wide before July.

All options need to be decided, both player and team, before the end of June.  Franchises also have to make their decisions on qualifying offers, to make players restricted, before July.

The following is a list of teams and players with team options (TO), player options (PO) or pending qualifying offers (QO).  If a team does not give a QO, that player will become an unrestricted free agent.

Atlanta Hawks: Mike Muscala (TO) — opted in

Boston Celtics: Tyler Zeller (QO) — issued, Jared Sullinger (QO) — issued then rescinded, Luigi Datome (QO) — red

Brooklyn Nets: Markel Brown (QO) — issued then rescinded, Thomas Robinson (PO — opted out), Willie Reed (QO) — not issued, Wayne Ellington (PO) — opted out, Shane Larkin (PO) — not issued, Shane Larkin (QO) — not issued

Charlotte Hornets: Troy Daniels (QO) — issued, Jeremy Lin (PO) — opted out, Jorge Gutierrez (QO) — not issued

Chicago Bulls: Pau Gasol (PO) — opted out

Cleveland Cavaliers: Jordan McRae (TO) — opted in, Matt Dellavedova (QO) — issued, Mo Williams (PO) — opted in, J.R. Smith (PO) — opted out, LeBron James (PO) — opted out

Dallas Mavericks: Dwight Powell (QO) — issued, Chandler Parsons (PO) — opted out, Dirk Nowitzki (PO) — opted out, Deron Williams (PO) — opted out

Denver Nuggets: Darrell Arthur (PO) — opted out

Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond (QO) — issued

Golden State Warriors: Harrison Barnes (QO) — issued, then rescinded, Festus Ezeli (QO) — issued, then rescinded, Ian Clark (QO) — not issued, James McAdoo (QO) — not issued

Houston Rockets: Donatas Motiejunas (QO) — issued, Dwight Howard (PO) — opted out, Terrence Jones (QO) — not issued

Indiana Pacers: None

Los Angeles Clippers: Austin Rivers (PO) – opted out, Wesley Johnson (PO) – red, Cole Aldrich (PO) – red

Los Angeles Lakers: Jordan Clarkson (QO) — issued, Tarik Black (QO) — issued, Marcelo Huertas (QO) — issued, Brandon Bass (PO) — opted out, Ryan Kelly (QO) — not issued

Memphis Grizzlies: Nick Calathes (QO) — issued then rescinded, Lance Stephenson (TO) — opted out, Xavier Munford (TO) — opted out, Bryce Cotton (QO) — not issued, Xavier Munford (QO) — not issued

Miami HEAT: Tyler Johnson (QO) — issued

Milwaukee Bucks: Miles Plumlee (QO) — issued

Minnesota Timberwolves: Damjan Rudez (TO) — not issued, Damjan Rudez (QO) — not issued, Justin Hamilton (QO) — not issued), Robbie Hummel (QO) — not issued, Arinze Onuaku (QO) — not issued, Othyus Jeffers (QO) — not issued

New Orleans Pelicans: Tim Frazier (QO) — issued, then rescinded, Alonzo Gee (PO) — opted out, James Ennis (QO) — not issued

New York Knicks: Langston Galloway (QO) — issued, then rescinded, Arron Afflalo (PO) — opted out, Derrick Williams (PO) — opted out, Cleanthony Early (QO) — not issued

Oklahoma City Thunder: Dion Waiters (QO) — issued then rescinded

Orlando Magic: Evan Fournier (QO) — issued, Dewayne Dedmon (QO) — issued, then rescinded, Andrew Nicholson (QO) — not issued

Philadelphia 76ers: Hollis Thompson (TO) — opted in, Isaiah Canaan (QO) — not issued, Christian Wood (QO) — not issued, Charles Jenkins (QO) — not issued

Phoenix Suns: None

Portland Trail Blazers: Meyers Leonard (QO) — issued, Moe Harkless (QO) — issued, Allen Crabbe (QO) — issued

Sacramento Kings: Caron Butler (PO) — opted in, Seth Curry (QO) — issued, then rescinded, Seth Curry (PO — opted out), James Anderson (PO — opted out), Quincy Acy (PO — opted out), Eric Moreland (QO) — not issued

San Antonio Spurs: Tim Duncan (PO) — opted in, Boban Marjanovic (QO) — issued, Manu Ginobili (PO) — opted out, David West (PO) — opted out

Toronto Raptors: Nando De Colo (QO) — issued, Bismack Biyombo (PO — opted out), DeMar DeRozan (PO) — opted out

Utah Jazz: None

Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal (QO) — issued

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Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus

Updated 7/25/16


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Eric Pincus is a Senior Writer for Basketball Insiders, with a focus on the business side of the game.

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