The NBA free agency is here and the stars are making big money.

Brooklyn Nets defenseman Kyrie Irving selected his $36.5 million player option for the 2022–23 season. While his decision removes the possibility of Irving leaving the Nets this summer on a free transfer, questions about the future of Irving and Kevin Durant will continue to arise after the latter filed for a trade just hours before the free transfer began.

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The Dallas Mavericks have been informed that guard Jalen Brunson intends to sign with the New York Knicks as a free agent, sources told Sportzshala’s Tim McMahon.

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John Wall, who was set to make $47.4 million after taking a player option with the Houston Rockets, has reached a buyout with the team and will join the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Bradley Beal will remain with the Washington Wizards on a five-year contract, while Zach LaVine will remain with Chicago. Meanwhile, Russell Westbrook is exercising his $47.1 million option to the Los Angeles Lakers, sources told Sportzshala’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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