Tentative post lockout timeline

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Now that the lockout is over, expect things to start quickly — as in warp speed.

Here’s a tentative timeline pieced together from several sources:

Starting Tuesday morning, players can start working out a team facilities and classroom instruction can begin.

Trades can be made starting Tuesday.

Drafted and undrafted rookies can be signed beginning Tuesday at 9 a.m. Team can also begin negotiating with their own and other free agents, although they cannot be signed.

As of 3:01 p.m. Thursday, teams can waive or terminate player contracts.

As of 5 p.m. Friday, teams can renegotiate the contracts of their own players.

As of 5 p.m. Friday, teams can sign their own or other free agents.

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