The seven-time All-Star committed his long-term future to the Los Angeles Lakers by signing a five-year extension worth $190 million.
The annual free agency period begins on Friday, with the salary cap and luxury tax threshold unchanged from last season due to the financial impact of COVID-19.
Free agency officially opens at 6 p.m. ET on Friday, November 20, with several players potentially on the move.
NBA teams will fine-tune preparations for the regular season over the next two weeks, which feature over 70 games.
The Los Angeles Lakers are the bookmakers' favorites to win the title next season—but will they land Kawhi Leonard?
The Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks are expected to have over $60 million in salary cap space available this summer.
From Kawhi Leonard to Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, which players could be on the move in this free agency?
The 2019 NBA free agency gets underway on Friday—and it could alter the league's dynamics for years to come.
Durant can become a free agent in the summer and the Knicks are frontrunners to land him.
The 10-time All-Star is expected to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder this summer.
Paul George has opted to stay in Oklahoma, while Kawhi Leonard appears reluctant to join the Lakers.
The four-time MVP left Cleveland and signed a four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The 27-year-old signed a one-year deal with Golden State on Monday.
The four-time MVP signed a four-year deal worth $154 million with the Lakers.
James has officially opted out of the final year of his deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James can become a free agent at the end of the month.
Leonard has told the Spurs he wants to be traded to the Lakers.
Magic has promised to leave the Lakers if they fail to land a superstar over the next two years.
James is expected to opt out of the final year of his deal with the Cavs this summer.
Thomas will undergo surgery on Thursday and miss the rest of the season.
Soon-to-be free agents will be studying the 2017-18 Lakers closely.