NBA Free Agency 2017: Point Guards

NBA Free Agency 2017: Point Guards

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NBA Free Agency 2017: Point Guards

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Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Team: Golden State
24.6 ppg, 6.1 apg

The back-to-back MVP hits free agency in 2017 and he’s a mortal lock to get a maximum contract. With the Warriors rolling, it’s hard to picture him leaving the Bay Area anytime soon.

Agent: Jeff Austin
2016/17 Earnings: $12,112,359
Career Earnings: $56,700,262
Player Option / Point Guard / 6-0 / Team: LA Clippers
17.5 ppg, 9.7 apg, 5.3 rpg

Chris Paul is on the wrong side of 30, but suitors will line up for his services regardless. You would expect him to lose a step by now. It hasn’t happened yet.

Agent: Leon Rose
2016/17 Earnings: $22,868,827
Career Earnings: $160,388,983
Player Option / Point Guard / 6-0 / Team: Toronto
22.1 ppg, 7.0 apg

The Raptors playmaker is having a career year… again. His backcourt combo with DeMar DeRozan is just top-notch.

Agent: Andy Miller
2016/17 Earnings: $12,000,000
Career Earnings: $64,757,917
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-4 / Team: New Orleans
13.8 ppg, 7.0 apg

Highly productive player when healthy. Durability is an obvious issue with him.

Agent: Jason Glushon
2016/17 Earnings: $11,000,000
Career Earnings: $48,558,496
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Team: Utah
18.4 ppg, 4.1 apg

The always reliable Hill is having his best year on the offensive end so far. Has missed a lot of games, though.

Agent: Bill Neff
2016/17 Earnings: $8,000,000
Career Earnings: $45,331,400
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-2 / Team: Indiana
15.7 ppg, 8.0 apg

Still only 28, the dynamic Teague has many good basketball years ahead of him.

Agent: Andy Miller
2016/17 Earnings: $8,000,000
Career Earnings: $38,863,717
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Team: New York
18.1 ppg, 4.5 apg

His play has been solid if unspectacular in New York. Didn’t help himself by going AWOL before a game vs. New Orleans.

Agent: BJ Armstrong
2016/17 Earnings: $21,323,252
Career Earnings: $116,861,524
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-0 / Team: San Antonio
10.0 ppg, 3.5 apg

The scrappy, high-energy guard is a boon for the Spurs. Making threes at a super high rate this season.

Agent: Steve Heumann
2016/17 Earnings: $3,200,000
Career Earnings: $10,655,958
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-7 / Team: Golden State
5.4 ppg, 2.0 rpg

A fantastic fit in Golden State. Has a lot of flair to his game and a killer mid-range game too

Agent: Jeff Schwartz
2016/17 Earnings: $5,782,450
Career Earnings: $41,764,378
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-0 / Team: Sacramento
12.4 ppg, 4.2 rpg

Might be a better fit as a backup point guard on a good team than starting for a bad one.

Agent: Rade Filipovich
2016/17 Earnings: $5,229,454
Career Earnings: $23,343,141
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-1 / Team: New York
8.1 ppg, 4.8 apg

A lot of flash at the point guard position. Efficiency still a problem.

Agent: Jeff Schwartz
2016/17 Earnings: $5,000,000
Career Earnings: $39,172,853
Player Option / Point Guard / 6-2 / Team: New Orleans
9.4 ppg, 2.3 rpg

Shoot-first, pass-second guard who’s not shooting the ball very well.

Agent: Michael Siegel
2016/17 Earnings: $5,200,000
Career Earnings: $6,280,821
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Team: Dallas
13.7 ppg, 7.1 apg

Backup point guard for some veteran contending team next season?

Agent: Jeff Schwartz
2016/17 Earnings: $14,885,520
Career Earnings: $135,338,776
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Team: Philadelphia
8.6 ppg, 5.7 apg

Super flashy playmaker. His jumpers are not falling at a good rate.

Agent: Leon Rose
2016/17 Earnings: $6,800,000
Career Earnings: $11,469,835

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