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NBA free agency key dates

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  • • June 24: Deadline for restricted free agents to exercise player options
    • June 29: Deadline to exercise player, team or early-termination options
    • July 1: Free agency begins after midnight ET
    • July 6: Moratorium ends at noon ET; signings and trades can be made official
    • July 13: Deadline to withdraw qualifying offers to restricted free agents

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Free agency: What you need to know