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Adam Silver Says NBA Free Agency Will Be Moved to Earlier Time Next Summer

Adam Silver Says NBA Free Agency Will Be Moved to Earlier Time Next Summer
Published On: Wed, Jul 11
Jun 23, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number twenty-four overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NBA CommissionerA Adam SilverA is apparently aware his league's offseason generates plenty of buzz and is ready to move up the start of free agency accordingly.

According toA Sam AmickA ofA USA Today, Silver said the start of free agency will be earlier than midnight ET on July 1 next offseason in an effort to be friendlier toward television viewers who are interested in player movement.

Fans have to look no further than thisA offseasonA to understand why free agency and potential player movement is such an intriguing topic even well after the NBA Finals come to an end.

LeBron James moved from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Los Angeles Lakers, andA DeMarcus CousinsA went from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Golden State Warriors, while All-Star playmakers such asA Kevin Durant(Warriors),A Chris PaulA (Houston Rockets) andA Paul GeorgeA (Oklahoma City Thunder) all stayed put.

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