- Sep 26, 2016 - Kevin Garnett, previously with the Minnesota Timberwolves, became a free agent.
- Sep 25, 2016 - Marcus Denmon, previously with the San Antonio Spurs, became a free agent.
- Sep 24, 2016 - The Minnesota Timberwolves placed the contract of Kevin Garnett on waivers.
Lumbering paint-cloggers are on their way out, or at least more marginalized than they have ever been. But the Lakers still signed Timofey Mozgov to a $64M deal.
The results of those losing seasons are a crop of promising young players drafted to replace Nerlens Noel, who has never been given a real platform or environment to be utilized.
Half-ironic folk hero Sam Hinkie got one thing right. He seemed, for a little while, like he might be able to control what's beyond control. He sold Philadelphia an absurd promise, which is what they asked for.