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NBA Free Agency 2015: The top players available this offseason

Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: LA Lakers
11.8 ppg, 6.8 rpg

Good scorer at the power forward position with obvious defensive shortcomings. Has lost a step or two lately.

Agent: Rob Pelinka
2014/15 Earnings: $16,800,000
Career Earnings: $146,109,736
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Philadelphia
8.4 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.5 apg
Agent: Greg Lawrence
2014/15 Earnings: $1,210,080
Career Earnings: $5,659,594
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-11 / Last team: Milwaukee
7.3 ppg, 6.1 rpg

Focused enough on basketball to make a comeback this season?

Agent: Happy Walters
2014/15 Earnings: $11,000,000
Career Earnings: $19,639,008
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-2 / Last team: Toronto
4.0 ppg, 2.0 apg

Was traded multiple times the last offseason. Probably taking a year off.

Agent: Jim Tanner
2014/15 Earnings: $2,750,000
Career Earnings: $45,269,478
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: LA Clippers
4.0 ppg, 2.3 rpg
Safe to say he didn't live up to expectations in the NBA, but can give you some decent minutes as a reserve.
Agent: John Hamilton
2014/15 Earnings: $7,827,985
Career Earnings: $27,766,665
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Sacramento
3.7 ppg, 6.4 rpg

Has never developed an offensive game, but didn't need one to find his niche in the NBA. Great rebounder and pesky defender.

Agent: Andy Miller
2014/15 Earnings: $1,768,654
Career Earnings: $32,345,619
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-2 / Last team: New Orleans
0.5 ppg, 0.3 rpg
Agent: Jeff Austin
2014/15 Earnings: $948,163
Career Earnings: $8,090,329
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-7 / Last team: Washington
Agent: Dan Fegan
2014/15 Earnings: $5,381,750
Career Earnings: $44,956,743
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team:

We may have seen the last of Ray Allen on an NBA court. But if he gets the itch to return, you can be pretty sure suitors will line up for the services of one of the best shooters of all time.

Agent: Jim Tanner
2014/15 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $184,356,410
Unrestricted / Center / 7-0 / Last team: Washington
1.6 ppg, 2.2 rpg
Agent: Todd Ramasar
2014/15 Earnings: $1,310,286
Career Earnings: $12,836,535
Unrestricted / Center / 6-10 / Last team: Phoenix
Agent: Brian Elfus
2014/15 Earnings: $915,243
Career Earnings: $1,729,188
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-7 / Last team: Detroit
1.6 ppg, 0.9 rpg
Agent: Andrew Vye
2014/15 Earnings: $1,145,685
Career Earnings: $2,541,928
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-7 / Last team: Toronto
1.8 ppg, 1.0 rpg

Scoring average has gone down every year in the NBA. Can he resurrect his career outside of Toronto?

Agent: Chris Emens
2014/15 Earnings: $8,500,000
Career Earnings: $22,235,799
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-7 / Last team: Philadelphia
1.1 ppg, 1.8 rpg
Agent: Rob Pelinka
2014/15 Earnings: $10,105,855
Career Earnings: $92,719,758
Unrestricted / Center / 6-6 / Last team: Dallas
1.9 ppg, 1.9 rpg

Showed promise in Houston, but was just a bit player in Dallas for Rick Carlisle.

Agent: Seth Cohen
2014/15 Earnings: $948,163
Career Earnings: $2,896,384
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Phoenix
2.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg

Comes off the worst season of his NBA career. Not that the previous ones were particulary good.

Agent: Joel Bell
2014/15 Earnings: $3,000,000
Career Earnings: $58,008,801
Unrestricted / Center / 6-10 / Last team:

Has not played for the last couple of seasons, but there would be teams out there willing to give him a chance.

Agent: Jeff Schwartz
2014/15 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $89,578,416
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-6 / Last team: Brooklyn
Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2014/15 Earnings: $2,169,659
Career Earnings: $17,984,390
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 5-11 / Last team: Miami
Agent: Bernie Lee
2014/15 Earnings: $491,968
Career Earnings: $5,114,826
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-7 / Last team: Houston
3.2 ppg, 1.2 rpg

A three-and-D guy with diminishing skills. Was waived by the Rockets in December.

Agent: Aaron Goodwin
2014/15 Earnings: $1,316,809
Career Earnings: $31,044,040
Unrestricted / Center / 6-9 / Last team: San Antonio
2.7 ppg, 2.3 rpg

Strong and energetic big man. Saw his playing time dip his second year with the Spurs.

Agent: Brian Elfus
2014/15 Earnings: $1,828,750
Career Earnings: $7,036,338
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Milwaukee
5.4 ppg, 2.6 rpg

Has been in and out of the league for the last five years. Long-range shooting is his calling card.

Agent: Happy Walters
2014/15 Earnings: $1,145,685
Career Earnings: $13,649,323
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Orlando
5.9 ppg, 1.5 rpg

Good veteran presence. Has shot worse than 39 percent the last two seasons.

Agent: Aaron Goodwin
2014/15 Earnings: $1,448,490
Career Earnings: $23,473,246
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Washington
Agent: Bernie Lee
2014/15 Earnings: $1,096,056
Career Earnings: $346,056
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Golden State
Agent: Raymond Brothers
2014/15 Earnings: $4,500,000
Career Earnings: $84,617,019
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-10 / Last team:

Dead-eye shooter who played well for the Heat in the 2014 Finals, then had a contract with the Mavericks rescinded due to injury.

Agent: Tony Dutt
2014/15 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $155,332,815
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-6 / Last team: Charlotte
Agent: Wallace Prather
2014/15 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $18,003,436
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Detroit
6.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg
Agent: Aaron Mintz
2014/15 Earnings: $2,100,000
Career Earnings: $70,760,325
Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Last team: Orlando
Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2014/15 Earnings: $981,084
Career Earnings: $6,994,279
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-6 / Last team:

Has missed the last two seasons due to injury. May have to resume his career overseas.

Agent: Andy Miller
2014/15 Earnings: $3,250,000
Career Earnings: $21,527,037
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-4 / Last team: Brooklyn
2.2 ppg, 1.3 apg

A journeyman. Has played for five NBA teams and two D-League squads in four seasons.

Agent: Brian Dyke
2014/15 Earnings: $803,149
Career Earnings: $3,285,217
Unrestricted / Center / 6-10 / Last team: Chicago
1.2 ppg, 1.7 rpg

One of the oldest players in the NBA. Has not hit the court much the last four seasons. Probably retiring.

Agent: Mike Higgins
2014/15 Earnings: $1,448,490
Career Earnings: $65,162,218
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-6 / Last team:

Resurfaced in Puerto Rico after taking two years off.

Agent: Bill McCandless
2014/15 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $34,658,719
Restricted / Shooting Guard / 6-4 / Last team: LA Lakers
11.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 4.0 apg

Played with the Lakers late in the season, but not that well.

Agent: Makhtar Ndiaye
2014/15 Earnings: $48,028
Career Earnings: $76,862

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