NBA free agency is one of the most glorious times in all of sports. The rumors, trades, tweets, and everything in between leads to non-stop entertainment as the NBA world gets flipped on its head. And while this free agency period might not have the star power of a LeBron James or Kevin Durant, there are still plenty of good players available. And as we’ve seen in the past, anything can happen in NBA free agency so prepare for some surprises.
Upon the tampering period opening at 6 p.m. ET Monday, we’ll be grading all the significant signings (our discretion) that happen over the next few days. Hopefully your favorite team doesn’t mess it up. Before diving into the grades, here are a few numbers the NBA released Monday you might want to keep in mind: the salary cap has officially been set at $112,414,000 for the 2021-22 season while teams will trigger the luxury tax once payroll exceeds $136,606,000.