NBA free agency rumors: Live updates as Gordon Hayward agrees to join Hornets; Raptors re-up Fred VanVleet -

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With the NBA Draft now over, teams around the league will now quickly shift focus to free agency, which is set to open at 6 p.m. ET Friday evening. The league is moving at a rapid pace this offseason, as the regular season starts in a month, with training camp set to begin the first week of December. With such a short timeframe, we might see deals happening at lightning speed as teams try to solidify rosters in time to prepare for the new season just around the corner.

All the action is set to begin at 6 p.m. ET Friday evening, and we have you covered as franchises begin to make moves. To see who the top 100 free agents on the market are click here, and for everything you need to know about this unprecedented free agency click here. Below you'll find all the rumors swirling about around the league and any deals made over the course of the day.

Here are some of the most important additions of the free agency period so far:

Charlotte lands top free agent: Gordon Hayward is heading to the Carolinas on a four-year, $120 million deal with the HornetsToronto keeps backcourt intact: Fred VanVleet has reportedly agreed to a four-year, $85 million deal with the RaptorsBig man goes to Philly: Dwight Howard to sign 1-year, $2.6M deal with 76ersNets retain sharpshooting wing: Joe Harris agrees to four-year, $75 million deal with BrooklynLakers add pair of impact forwards: Montrezl Harrell and Wes Matthews have come to terms with Los Angeles on free-agent dealsTop forward commits to Atlanta: Danilo Gallinari has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $61.5 million deal with the HawksFox gets max deal: De'Aaron Fox secured the bag on Friday night by agreeing to a five-year, $163 million extension with the KingsMiami retains core pieces: The Heat are running it back after re-signing Goran Dragic and Meyers Leonard to two-year dealsA.D. not to rush new deal: Anthony Davis reportedly plans on waiting until after Thanksgiving to make a decision on a new dealHayward focused on Indiana: Gordon Hayward is reportedly intent on landing with the Pacers after opting out of his deal with Boston

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Hayward is the biggest surprise of free agency so far. All signs pointed to Indiana, but now he'll continue his career in Charlotte.

VanVleet was one of the most coveted free agents remaining on the market. Now, he's staying in Toronto. Good deal for both sides.

The Raptors have retained their man as Fred VanVleet has reportedly come to an agreement on a long-term deal to return to Toronto after being one of the top free agents on the market.

The 76ers were also reportedly interested in Augustin's services, but the Bucks may have been able to offer him a more substantial contract.

The Bucks are certainly being active.

Dunn's defense will be a big boost to an Atlanta team that struggled on that side of the floor last season.

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