Is this KD's last season with the Warriors? Our panelpredicts he's headed to New York, despite him pushing back on free-agency rumors followingthe Kristaps Porzingis trade."I have nothing to do with the Knicks," Durant said earlier thismonth. "I don't know who traded Porzingis. They got nothing to do with me."
A week before the trade deadline, Irving softened his preseason stance that he plans to re-signin Boston with comments such as "Ask me July 1" and "I don't owe anybody s---."There areplenty of suitors for Irving in free agency — and Anthony Davis' destination could be a factorhere — but our panel predicts he remains in Boston.
Our panel doesn't buy that Thompson might walk in free agency, overwhelmingly predictinghe re-signs with Golden State.Thompson continues to be open about his desire to return, butESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that if Thompson doesn't get a full max offer from theWarriors, he could look at the Lakers.
The Clippers have essentially been treating Leonard like a college recruit this season byshowing up to plenty of his games, according to a report by ESPN's Brian Windhorst, andToronto officials have noticed.
Our panel predicts this is mostly a two-team race, with the Clippers as the favorites and theLakers as a distant third behind the Raptors.
The Warriors can't offer Cousins more than $6.4 million to return in free agency unless theycreate cap space (which is extremely unlikely). So who are the favorites to sign the GoldenState center?
Our panel likes the two Los Angeles teams.