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The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below.
Free Agent Signings
-The Pistons signed Josh Smith to a 4 year deal worth $56 Million.
-Agreed to a 2 year deal worth $5.8 Million with Will Bynum
-Singed Gigi Datome to a 2 year deal worth $3.5 Million
-Brought Chauncey Billups back to Detroit on a two year deal worth $5 Million.
-Singed Josh Harrellson to a contract.
- Traded Brandon Knight, Khris Middleton and Vyacheslav Kravtsov to the Bucks for Brandon Jennings
Added through NBA Draft
- Kentavious Caldwell Pope
Free Agents Lost
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