Phoenix Suns center Alex Len will become an unrestricted free agent in 2018. Restricted free agent Alex Len has signed a one-year, $4.2 million qualifying offer to return to the Phoenix Suns and will become an unrestricted free agent in 2018, league sources told The Vertical. Len formally sent in his paperwork for the qualifying offer with the Suns, league sources said.
John Jenkins, who spent his first three years with the Hawks, has been signed by Atlanta to a training camp deal, per Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders: Jenkins fills the final spot on the 20-man roster that teams can hold in the offseason, before cutting down to the final 15 before the season starts in mid-October. He played 98 games across three seasons for the Hawks from 2013 to 2015 before his fourth year rookie contract team option was declined before the 2014-15 season. Jenkins signed on to play with the Dallas Mavericks after his Hawks tenure but was waived before the end of his first season. He then signed with the Phoenix Suns, where he played just four games last season as he spent
The Chicago Bulls have reportedly re-signed restricted free-agent big man Nikola Mirotic to a two-year, $27-million contract, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania. The reported deal will include a team option for the second season, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports. Mirotic will have the power to veto any trade during the first year of the contract, according to Charania. The 6-foot-10 forward was one of the few restricted free agents remaining on the market, along with JaMychal Green and Alex Len - who reportedly signed his qualifying offer with the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. Mirotic, 26, averaged 10.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 70 games for the Bulls this