The NBA is looking to land more than a dozen female players in its upcoming draft.
The league’s top brass has already been in discussions with the Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets.
The top teams are hoping to land at least one girl to play with them on the court.
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Golden State, Atlanta, OKC, Hawks: The Warriors are hoping for at least two female players.
The Hawks, who are in talks with three women, are looking for one, a source told Bloomberg.
The Warriors have been working on a player development strategy for girls, but are not expected to announce a girl’s jersey until later this month.
The Thunder, who have a female head coach, are in discussions for a second girl.
The Hornets have not made a bid for a girl.
Oklahoma City, Atlanta: The Thunder are hoping they can land a player with at least a one-year deal worth between $2 million and $3 million, a league source told Bleacher Report.
The team has not made an official bid for any female player.
Atlanta, Houston, OKL: The Rockets are interested in two players, according to a source.
The Rockets want a woman to play in their NBA Development League, a women’s-only league, and are in conversations with four teams, the source said.
Oklahoma State, OK, OK City, OK: The Oklahoman reports the Cowboys are also working on women’s players.
A league source said the Cowboys have not announced any female players but are exploring the possibility of having two, a team source told the newspaper.
Oklahoma, OKl, OKF: The Cowboys are exploring signing a player, a person with knowledge of the talks told ESPN.
The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
The Cowboys have been in talks about signing a female player since 2014.
Atlanta and Houston, Oklahoma: The Houston Rockets are looking to sign a female forward, a NBA source told ESPN’s Chris Haynes.
Houston, the league source confirmed, is in discussions to sign one female player in addition to the other female players that are in the works.
Atlanta is in talks to sign three female players, a League source told B/R.
The source said three female prospects are in Houston’s camp and one in Atlanta.
OKl is in negotiations to sign two female forwards, a new source told USA Today Sports.
OKF has been in negotiations with three female forwards to play for the team, a sources close to the process told USA TODAY Sports.
The Bulls are in negotiations for two women, a woman source told The Vertical.
Atlanta has a female-only scout team, the person with the knowledge of talks told USA NOW Sports.
Oklahoma is in an exploratory talks with two women players, two sources close the process said.
The Cavaliers are in advanced talks with several women for a potential female head coaching role, a basketball source told Yahoo Sports.
Oklahoma and Houston are in an early discussions about the hiring of female coaches, a second source told USAToday.
The Raptors are also in talks, a first source said, and a source close to talks told the Vertical.
The Jazz are in preliminary talks with a female coach, sources told Yahoo.
The Lakers are exploring female coaches.
New Orleans is in the early talks to hire a female general manager, a report in USA Today said.
The Knicks are in pre-recruitment talks for female head coaches, and one source told NBA.com.
Golden STATE is exploring the hiring and hiring of a female director of basketball operations, a Lakers source told Sports Illustrated.
New York has not announced its first female player, but is in preliminary discussions to hire one, according a source with knowledge.
The Clippers are in a pre-recovery talks with multiple female players for a women-only role, sources said.
The Kings are in exploratory discussions with multiple women for an assistant coaching position, a third source told Insider.
The Celtics are in discussion with female head football coaches, sources close with the team told USA Sports.
The Grizzlies are in dialogue with female assistant coaches, one source close with talks told SI. 26.
The Nets are in conversation with female coaches for a team-wide role, according an insider.
The Mavericks are in early talks with women for head coaching, a fourth source close the talks said.
Utah is in explorational talks with female players to play football, a sixth source close close the conversations told ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike.”
The Spurs are in “very preliminary discussions” to hire an assistant head coach to play women’s sports, a fifth source close in talks told Sports Talk.
The Pacers are in communication with