The buyout market is open for business, offering teams their last chance at upgrades ahead of the postseason. We've already seen some significant movement from guys who could potentially influence a playoff series or bolster the backend of a roster. Teams have until March 1 to add a player on the buyout market and include him on playoff rosters. Below is a tracker of guys who've been bought out along with guys who could be facing a buyout situation. Reached buyouts Greg Monroe: The biggest fish is already off the board. The Suns bought Monroe out, and the Celtics scooped him up for $5 million for the remainder of the season. Joe Johnson: Iso Joe reached a buyout deal with the Kings after he was traded in a three-team swap to Sacramento on Thursday. The Rockets agreed to sign Johnson over the weekend. Brandan Wright: Wright worked out a buyout with the Memphis Grizzlies, and he too will sign with the Rockets. He was averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in the final year of a 3-year, $18 million deal. Marco Belinelli: The Hawks considered moving Belinelli at the trade deadline, but the veteran didn't fetch much interest. He agreed to a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. Derrick Rose: The former MVP had a rough start to his season in Cleveland, was moved on the trade deadline and then reached an agreement with the Utah Jazz to be waived. When healthy, Rose can still be an effective scorer and early reports have speculated there could be a reunion in Minnesota with his former coach Tom Thibodeau. The Wizards have shown interest as well with John Wall injured. Tony Allen: Allen, acquired in the deal that sent Nikola Mirotic to New Orleans, was waived by the Bulls. Allen could be an asset as a wing defender for a team like Oklahoma City.
NBA's buyout market: Which players could be available?
USA Today | Feb 12