The offseason is coming to an end with training camps set to begin in a couple of weeks. The NBA has been full of surprises this offseason with the likes of Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, and Chris Paul changing teams. The Board of NBA also made in game rule changes and a revamped next seasons schedule to improve the quality of games. Here are a couple of more updates in the NBA free agency:

New Orleans looking to add Budinger, Smith, and Webster

The New Orleans Pelicans is slowly trying to make moves to strengthen their roster in the hopes of contending for the NBA playoffs.

This move will surely help them in retaining Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins once their contracts are up, recently they have signed Rajon Rondo this offseason to be the floor general of a roster that features two amazing big men in Cousins and Anthony Davis. Bobby Marks of ESPN has reported that the new orleans is working out with Josh Smith, Chase Budinger, and Martel Webster in the hopes of improving their small forward position next season due to Solomon Hills recent injury.

Josh Smith looking to make NBA return

Josh Smith was drafter 14th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2004 NBA draft and went on to win the NBA slam dunk competition in his rookie year. He played nine seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, a season with Detroit, and short stints for the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, and Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association.

This offseason he set his eyes on a potential NBA return with the New Orleans Pelicans. He has career averages of 14.6 points, 1.9 blocks, 1.2 steals, 3.1 assists, and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 45.3 percent from the field, 28.5 percent from beyond the arc, and 63.2 percent from the charity stripe.

Martel Webster gets one more shot in the NBA

Martel Webster was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the sixth overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. He would have had an amazing career, but he was hampered by numerous injuries throughout his career. He played five seasons with Portland, two with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and two with the Washington Wizards.

He last played in the NBA last 2015 before repairing a damaged labrum and cartilage in his right hip. He has career averages of 8.7 points, 0.3 blocks, 0.5 steals, one assist, and 3.1 rebounds while shooting 41.8 percent from the field, 38.2 percent from beyond the arc, and 79.1 percent from the charity stripe. He is currently working out with the Pelicans this offseason as reported by Gary Washburn of Boston Global; his fans can only hope he gets the roster spot.