The NBA's 2016 free agency frenzy began at 12:01 a.m. today, with teams able to negotiate contract talks with players. And for Pat Riley and the Miami Heat, Miami could see a lot of turnover this year.
Here is a recap of some noteworthy updates from the past day.
Sources on @TheVertical. Dallas Mavericks emerging as a frontrunner for Miami free agent center Hassan Whiteside. Heat's lost ground on him.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 1, 2016
ESPN sources say Dallas is scheduled to commence its meeting with Hassan Whiteside in New York soon after free agency begins at 12:01 a.m.— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 1, 2016
Those in Hassan Whiteside's inner circle do not believe Miami is on the outside looking in. Heat have a meeting, and a chance, sources say.— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 1, 2016
Pat Riley and Micky Arison to get face time in front of Kevin Durant on Sunday in the Hamptons per @WojVerticalNBA— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) July 1, 2016