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NBA free agency kicks off with Paul George moving to Philadelphia 76ers

NBA free agency has begun, and the opening night did not disappoint, with several significant moves reshaping the league’s landscape.

Paul George agrees to join the Philadelphia 76ers

In a blockbuster move, free agent forward Paul George has agreed to a four-year, $212 million maximum contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to ESPN. George committed to the Sixers in a meeting with team officials, marking his return to the Eastern Conference. He will join forces with Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey, forming a formidable trio in pursuit of an NBA title.

Jonas Valanciunas signs with Washington Wizards

Center Jonas Valanciunas has secured a three-year, $30 million deal with the Washington Wizards. Valanciunas, known for his strong presence in the paint and rebounding prowess, will bolster the Wizards’ frontcourt as they aim to improve their standing in the Eastern Conference.

Chris Paul Heads to San Antonio Spurs

Veteran guard Chris Paul has agreed to a one-year, $11 million-plus deal with the San Antonio Spurs. Paul’s move to the Spurs adds a wealth of experience and leadership to the young team, and he will play a crucial role in mentoring the Spurs’ promising young talent.

Klay Thompson to Explore Options

Klay Thompson, one of the most sought-after free agents, plans to have discussions with several teams, including the Mavericks, Lakers, Clippers, and 76ers, in the opening hours of free agency. Thompson’s decision will be closely watched as it could significantly impact the balance of power in the league.