Kyle Korver, sought after by the Bucks, Nets and Spurs, agreed to stay in Atlanta for the next four years, for a total of 24 million dollars. It was first reported by Marc Stein and our own Robby Kalland confirmed five minutes later from a team source.
Tyreke Evans, linked to the Hawks at times this offseason, is set to sign a 4 year, 44 million dollar offer sheet with the New Orleans Pelicans.The Kings have 3 days, from the official signing date of July 10th, to match the offer and keep Evans as a King.
Elsewhere around the league:
Robin Lopez's last two years of his contract becomes guaranteed on Thursday. Their choices are keep him, trade him or release him w/a 500K buyout. Woj says that Indiana and Portland are possibilities is they choose to move him. This situation may be impacting the Tyreke Evans offer sheet. Woj later reported that, due to interest being so high in Lopez, they were unlikely to fail to guarantee the contract.
Marc Spears of Y! Sports reports that Dorell Wright, a primary target of the OKC Thunder, was offered a 1 and 2 year deal with the club. He also reports that Portland, Memphis, San Antonio and Dallas are interested.
Finally, J.R. Smith is finalizing a deal to return to the Knicks, reports Y! Sports. Speculation, due to Korver and Evans signings, is that it will be a 4 year deal and around 28-30 million dollars.