UPDATE — 6:57pm ET — THINGS ARE GETTING KIND OF SILLY
Really? A live stream outside an empty house? People need to take a moment and chill out.
UPDATE — 3:32pm ET — OR MAYBE HE WON’T
Trust nobody. Time is a flat circle.
UPDATE — 3:28pm ET — LEBRON JAMES ANNOUNCEMENT IMMINENT?
According to Sam Amico and others, LeBron James is set to make an announcement at 3:30pm ET today.
Here’s hoping nothing untoward happens regarding the police presence at his Cleveland house.
UPDATE — 3:14pm ET — MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
It’s been more almost three hours since anything close to resembling news broke. For the most part, teams are standing pat waiting for LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh to make their respective decisions.
Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs posted perhaps the best-timed job listing of all time.
UPDATE — 12:51pm ET — KNICKS IN THE DARK
Ken Berger says the New York Knicks still know nothing of Carmelo Anthony’s intentions.
UPDATE — 12:47pm ET — BLAKE TO PORTLAND
Point guard Steve Blake has agreed to a deal with the Portland Trail Blazers. Adrian Wojnarowski first broke the story.
CBS Sports’ Ken Berger then clarified the structure of the deal, with Blake signing a two-year deal. The second year is a player-option.
UPDATE: 12:06pm ET - OVERNIGHT RECAP
Welcome to today’s free agency thread! There were a number of stories breaking overnight involving both key and fringe players.
Chandler Parsons agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, worth $45 million over three years. The Houston Rockets have 72 hours to match the sheet or let Parsons walk.
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has decided he will accept Houston’s four-year contract offer should LeBron James elect to leave the Heat for pastures new.
Speaking of LeBron James, the superstar free agent is thought to have left his meeting with Heat President Pat Riley with no new deal in place and no decision reached. He is now expected to fly directly from Las Vegas to Brazil for Sunday’s World Cup Final.
James Johnson has signed a two-year deal with the Toronto Raptors. Johnson spent time in Toronto earlier in his career.
The Utah Jazz will match the offer sheet Gordon Hayward was signed to by the Charlotte Hornets. More to follow.