NBA Free Agency

The San Antonio Spurs have renounced their rights to Jonathon Simmons, making the 27-year-old an unrestricted free agent, a source confirmed to ESPN. A league source said the Spurs will still engage Simmons in contract negotiations even after pulling their qualifying offer.


Veteran forward/center Boris Diaw will not return to the Utah Jazz next season, a source told ESPN. Diaw, 35, averaged 4.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 17.6 minutes per game as a part-time starter last season.


Ersan Ilyasova has agreed to stay with the Atlanta Hawks on a one-year deal worth $6 million, according to a report by The Vertical. Ilyasova, a 30-year-old forward who has played nine NBA seasons, averaged 13.1 points and 5.9 rebounds last year in a season split between three teams in the Thunder, 76ers, Hawks.


Free agent Jonas Jerebko has agreed to a two-year, $8.2 million contract with the Utah Jazz, league sources told ESPN. Jerebko was the second free agent forward to commit to the Jazz on Wednesday. Jerebko, 30, leaves the Boston Celtics, where he averaged 3.8 points in 15.8 minutes a game last season.


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