So the moratorium period is over and franchises are able to assemble their rosters for the 2016/17 campaign. The only deal to be officially confirmed is Evan Turner's move from the Boston Celtics to the Portland Trail Blazers. However, here is what to expect over the coming days.
Where else to start but Kevin Durant? The 2014 MVP shocked the NBA world when he revealed he plans to join the Golden State Warriors on the Players' Tribune.
The Dubs fought off competition from the Boston Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder - whose fans went full Cleveland 2010 by burning his jersey in many creative ways - to secure the services of the small forward. He will be officially unveiled during a press conference at 9 p.m. CET.
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Dwyane Wade ended his 13-year association with the Miami Heat - who will reportedly see Joe Johnson move to Utah and Luol Deng to the L.A. Lakers - this morning after he revealed in a letter that he planned to join the Chicago Bulls.
After winning three rings in South Beach, the shooting guard will form a big three with Jimmy Butler and Rajon Rondo, who is also set to join the Eastern Conference franchise. Neither player is confirmed yet, but verbal agreements have been struck up.
Hassan Whiteside will remain with Miami after he announced, via his Snapchat and the Tribune, that he is committing to the franchise who gave him the platform to break out over the past two seasons.
He joined DeMar DeRozan and LeBron James as players who are expected to resign on max contracts with their franchises from last season. Toronto's shooting guard was congratulated by his teammate Kyle Lowry on Instagram while there has been no confirmation of James yet, but he has often insisted he is going nowhere.
One player who has moved south of the border from Canada is Bismack Biyombo, who is on his way to join the Orlando Magic on a reported four-year deal. The Florida franchise are set to confirm the addition of D.J. Augustin and Jeff Green, while reclaiming Evan Fournier.
Former Orlando big man Dwight Howard, who was with the Houston Rockets last season, is reportedly switching conferences to sign a deal with the Atlanta Hawks. Kent Bazemore will resign with Atlanta after flirting with the idea of going in the opposite direction to Howard.
The Durant deal has sent shockwaves through the Bay as they will, according to many news outlets, let Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut join the Dallas Mavericks - who have supposedly agreed to a two-year deal with the Dirk Nowitzki and one-year with Deron Williams - while renouncing the rights to Festus Ezeli. Brandon Rush is expected to join the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Veteran power forward David West looks set to ride on the coattails of the big four in Golden State while Zaza Pachulia will switch places with Barnes and Bogut.
In a bid to keep up, the San Antonio Spurs will announce a deal with Pau Gasol as the talk of Tim Duncan's retirement gets louder. The Bulls will be without Joakim Noah next season as he plans to sign with the New York Knicks alongside Brandon Jennings and Courtney Lee; they will re-sign Lance Thomas while agreeing to terms with Willy Hernangomez and Lithuanian forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas.
Arron Afflalo is set for the Sacramento Kings, who will supposedly give a three-year deal to shooting guard Garrett Temple. Matt Barnes is expected to be a part of Dave Joerger's new era. Seth Curry will not, as he looks likely to be joining the Mavericks.
Jeremy Lin is headed back to New York, but, this time, he will be plying his trade with the Brooklyn Nets if all goes to plan. They are expected to bring in Trevor Booker and journeyman center Justin Hamilton.
Nicolas Batum will remain with the Charlotte Hornets, who are awaiting the signatures of Roy Hibbert and Marvin Williams. Al Jefferson's time at the Time Warner Cable Arena is coming to an end as he is close to signing with the Pacers.
Andre Drummond will re-sign on max terms with the Detroit Pistons, who will acquire Ish Smith from the Philadelphia 76ers - who are closing in on Gerald Henderson - and Jon Leuer. Eastern Conference rivals the Boston Celtics will be without Evan Turner, but are said to have agreed to a deal with Al Horford.
The NBA champions and the east's dominant franchise, the Cleveland Cavaliers, are not expected match the Bucks' offer for Australian Matthew Dellavedova. Milwaukee are also close to adding Mirza Teletovic. Timofey Mozgov is likely to leave the champs as he looks set to move to Los Angeles and the Purple and Gold.
Luke Walton's new era will more than likely include Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black, who were restricted free agents.
Fellow Western Conference strugglers the New Orleans Pelicans are expected to add E'Twaun Moore, Solomon Hill and Langston Galloway.
The Lakers' neighbours, the Clippers, will reportedly bring back Jamal Crawford, Austin Rivers and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute after their failed pursuit of KD. Cole Aldrich looks close to joining the Minnesota.
Chandler Parsons is expected to sign max terms with the Memphis Grizzlies, who are likely to re-sign Mike Conley on a huge wage. Jared Dudley is headed back to Phoenix.
All caught up? We hope so.