The Golden State Warriors have signed restricted free agent Monta Ellis to a 6 year contract worth $67 million. Last year, Ellis, 22, averaged 20.2 points and 3.9 assists for the Golden State Warriors. With the loss of Baron Davis, Ellis is expected to be moved from SG to PG.
The Denver Nuggets have signed Chris Anderson, a.k.a. Birdman. Anderson, 30, averaged 1.2 points and 1.8 rebounds for the New Orleans Hornets. Anderson was previously kicked out of the NBA for violating the league's drug policy.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed Sebastian Telfair to a 2 year contract. Telfair, 23, averaged 9.3 points and 5.9 assists for the Timberwolves this past season.
Josh Childress has signed a 3 year, $20 million deal with Olympiacos, a basketball club in Greece. Childress, 25, averaged 11.8 points and 4.9 rebounds for the Atlanta Hawks this past season.
The San Antonio Spurs have re-signed Kurt Thomas. Thomas, 35, averaged 6.3 points and 7.2 rebounds last year.
The Phoenix Suns have signed Matt Barnes to a 1 year contract. The well-traveled Barnes will be paid $1.2 million, the league minimum. Barnes, 28, averaged 6.7 points and 4.4 rebounds for the Golden State Warriors this past season.
The Golden State Warriors have signed Maurice Evans to a 3 year, 6.4 million dollar contract. Evans, 29, averaged 8.9 points for the Orlando Magic this past season.
The Golden State Warriors will keep Kelenna Azubuike. The Warriors matched a 3 year, $9 million offer from the Los Angeles Clippers. Azubuike, 24, averaged 8.5 points and 4 rebounds for the Warriors this past season.