When are you going to get your own NBA team?

In the midst of the NBA’s lockout, the Warriors and Thunder are both working on plans to have their own teams in the 2020-21 season, according to league sources.

The Warriors are hoping to sign former Oklahoma City Thunder guard/forward Andre Roberson, according a source close to the situation.

The Thunder have been in talks with former Indiana Pacers guard/point guard Jason Thompson, according one source close the talks.

The Warriors and Bulls are also looking to sign a free agent forward, according multiple sources.

Sources say the Warriors have been negotiating with former Boston Celtics forward Dwayne Bacon for several months, but the process has been complicated by the lockout.

Bail has been extended by the NBA for Bacon, according another source.

The Cavaliers, meanwhile, have been working on a deal with former Miami Heat forward/center Joel Anthony, a source told ESPN.

The Celtics have been talking to former Oklahoma State Thunder forward/centre/forward/guard Nate Robinson, a league source told The Vertical.

The Raptors are in talks to sign guard/center/forward Anthony Bennett, according league sources, but that talks have been slowed by the current lockout.

The Pelicans are trying to sign forward/forward Chris Paul, according sources.

The Knicks have been meeting with free agent center/forward C.J. Miles, a third source told Yahoo Sports.

The Spurs, who are currently sitting at 9-6 with a win over the Lakers, have met with forward Chris Johnson, a person close to discussions told The Associated Press.

Johnson is expected to join the Spurs on a one-year deal, sources told Yahoo!


Johnson was the first overall pick in the 2012 draft, but was waived after a series of off-court incidents including a domestic violence incident in January 2013.

He was suspended for the first four games of the 2014-15 season for violating the NBA drug policy.

Johnson later joined the NBA Development League, where he played in 29 games for the Portland Trail Blazers.

He averaged 12.5 points and 5.8 rebounds in just 18.9 minutes per game in two seasons.