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.