2020 NBA free-agent tracker: Heat welcome Maurice Harkless to Miami on one-year deal

NBA free agency is open for business.

Following an unusual season that was suspended in March because of COVID-19, restarted in a bubble in Orlando, Florida, and concluded just more than a month ago, free agency began only a month before the next season is scheduled to start on Dec. 22.

There are many big names and not a lot of teams with salary-cap space, but free agency should be busy as teams want to put together rosters in advance of training camps, which are slated to open on Dec. 1.

Here are players who reached deals with teams during free agency.

Saturday’s deals

Guard Fred VanVleet plans to stay with Toronto on a four-year, $85 million deal, his agent Brian Jungreis told reporters. VanVleet turned himself from undrafted player in 2016 to one of the best free agents available in 2020.

– Jeff Zillgitt

Bucks add backcourt depth with Augustin

Guard D.J. Augustin intends to sign a three-year, $21 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, a person familiar with the details told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak until the contract is official. Augustin has been a reliable guard in the league for years, and the Bucks will rely on his experience in the backcourt. He averaged 10.5 points and 4.6 assists for Orlando last season.

– Jeff Zillgitt

Forward Maurice Harkless agreed to a one-year, $3.6 million deal with the…

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