The NBA offseason has been full of crazy transactions with numerous top NBA players switching teams like Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler, Paul Millsap, Danilo Gallinari, Isaiah Thomas, Chris Paul, and Jeff Teague. This offseason also featured minor changes in NBA rules relating to timeouts and a new and improved NBA schedule for next season. Here are some new updates on the NBA free agency:

Noel rejects $70 million offer

Nerlens #Noel was one restricted free agent this season that was expected to get numerous offers from other teams but surprisingly it has been a quiet offseason for him. Tim Mcmahon and Adrian Wojnarowski, of ESPN, have reported that Nerlens Noel rejected a four year $70 million offer from the Dallas #Mavericks a month ago because he reportedly wanted a max deal which the Dallas Mavericks could not give Noel.

Now he signs a qualifying offer of 4.1 million dollars with the Dallas Mavericks that will, in turn, lead him to be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason of 2018. Noel has been known for his length, athleticism, and defensive talents but his upside has been limited due to his poor shooting and injury issues in the past NBA seasons.

Nerlens Noel was drafted with the sixth overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2013 NBA draft but he was then traded directly to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday. Sadly Noel was then injured and would miss the entire 2013-2014 regular season. Now, he enters his fourth NBA season with the hopes of being healthy to prove that he is indeed a max contract kind of player for next offseason. He has career averages of ten points, 1.6 blocks, 1.5 steals, 1.6 assists, and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 51.1 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from beyond the arc, and 61 percent from the charity stripe.

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Elton Brand named as GM of 76ers

Sam Charania, of The Vertical, has reported that former NBA player Elton Brand has been named as new #General Manager of the Philadelphia 76er this offseason, after spending last season as the 76ers player development consultant.

Elton Brand was drafted first overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls where he shared the Rookie of the Year with Steve Francis. He played a total of 17 seasons in the NBA majority of which was with the Los Angeles Clippers where he played 7 seasons. He had career averages of 15.9 points, 1.7 blocks, 0.9 steals, 2.1 assists, and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 50 percent from the field and 73.6 percent from the charity stripe.