NBA Free Agency 2017: Power Forwards

NBA Free Agency 2017: Power Forwards

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NBA Free Agency 2017: Power Forwards

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Unrestricted / Power Forward / 7-0 / Last team: San Antonio
12.4 ppg, 7.8 rpg

Like most, he’s sacrificing stats in order to fit with what the Spurs do.

Agent: Steve Heumann
2016/17 Earnings: $15,500,000
Career Earnings: $178,599,916
Restricted / Power Forward / 6-10 / Last team: Chicago
10.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg

Left Europe as a superstar and had a strong rookie season. Has been a bit underwhelming ever since.

Agent: Igor Crespo
2016/17 Earnings: $5,782,450
Career Earnings: $16,631,175
Restricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Memphis
8.9 ppg, 7.1 rpg

A workhorse for the Grizzlies. Prety good fit there.

Agent: Mike Hodges
2016/17 Earnings: $2,160,862
Career Earnings: $1,885,176
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 0-0 / Last team: LA Clippers
6.1 ppg, 2.2 rpg

Super active perimeter defender who shot a career-high 39.1 percent from three for the Clippers this year.

Agent: Darren ‘Mats’ Matsubara
2016/17 Earnings: $2,203,000
Career Earnings: $24,587,925
Player Option / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: San Antonio
7.3 ppg, 5.6 rpg

Has low-key been a very productive role player for Dallas and San Antonio the last year. Will probably opt out.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2016/17 Earnings: $1,551,659
Career Earnings: $94,757,596
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 7-0 / Last team: New Orleans
4.4 ppg, 3.0 rpg

Played only 34 games after signing a minimum deal in January. Not a dream season for him.

Agent: Chris Emens
2016/17 Earnings: $3,886,487
Career Earnings: $7,255,856
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Utah
4.6 ppg, 2.3 apg

Let’s just say Utah Boris Diaw didn’t play at the level of San Antonio Boris Diaw. He should still draw interest around the NBA.

Agent: Doug Neustadt
2016/17 Earnings: $7,000,000
Career Earnings: $80,865,921
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Phoenix
3.4 ppg, 2.5 rpg

Was waived after the trade deadline and no team picked him up. Doesn’t bode well for free agency.

Agent: David Falk
2016/17 Earnings: $5,628,000
Career Earnings: $11,994,420
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-10 / Last team: LA Lakers
5.0 ppg, 4.6 rpg

Looked like a legit reserve big man for the Lakers this season.

Agent: Brian Elfus
2016/17 Earnings: $1,050,961
Career Earnings: $12,611,701
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: LA Clippers
5.6 ppg, 2.5 rpg

Mid-range shots are still going in. Didn’t play much with the Clippers, but can’t complain about production when he did.

Agent: Raymond Brothers
2016/17 Earnings: $1,551,659
Career Earnings: $38,811,509
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Cleveland
6.1 ppg, 2.6 rpg

Played well with the Knicks, fell out of the rotation with the Heat and vindicated himself a little bit with the Cavs.

Agent: Brandon Rosenthal
2016/17 Earnings: $5,020,145
Career Earnings: $30,819,069
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Milwaukee
10.8 ppg, 5.7 rpg

Both New Orleans and Milwaukee waived him this season. No bueno.

Agent: James Dunleavy
2016/17 Earnings: $1,207,194
Career Earnings: $8,352,244
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Atlanta
4.6 ppg, 3.7 rpg

Has re-invented himself as a stretch big man, but with limited success.

Agent: Jason Ranne
2016/17 Earnings: $8,630,000
Career Earnings: $66,818,258
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Indiana
2.9 ppg, 3.6 rpg

Posted career lows across the board in 2016-17.

Agent: Andy Miller
2016/17 Earnings: $3,500,000
Career Earnings: $14,681,767
Restricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Golden State
2.8 ppg, 1.7 rpg

A bit player for the Warriors for three years now. Another one coming?

Agent: Jim Tanner
2016/17 Earnings: $980,431
Career Earnings: $1,992,612
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-10 / Last team: Minnesota
1.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg

Got $4 million from Minnesota and played 47 minutes with the Wolves last season.

Agent: Bill Duffy
2016/17 Earnings: $4,000,000
Career Earnings: $32,204,687
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Minnesota
3.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg

Played a career-low 135 minutes this year. Not how you want to go into free agency.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2016/17 Earnings: $2,022,240
Career Earnings: $5,816,400
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Miami
1.8 ppg, 2.1 rpg

Barely plays anymore, but the Heat might want to keep him around to mentor the team’s young guys.

Agent: Henry Thomas
2016/17 Earnings: $4,000,000
Career Earnings: $56,503,917
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-11 / Last team: Atlanta
1.6 ppg, 1.1 rpg

Has been waived four times the last year, but will probably latch onto another team.

Agent: Alex Saratsis
2016/17 Earnings: $713,305
Career Earnings: $3,792,478
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: New York
3.1 ppg, 2.0 rpb

Bit player for the Knicks in the NBA and for Real Madrid in the Euroleague.

Agent: Eric Fleisher
2016/17 Earnings: $543,471
Career Earnings: $1,068,565
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-11 / Last team: Charlotte
2.7 ppg, 2.2 rpg

Hornets declined their contract option on him. He will have to take his impressive dunks elsewhere.

Agent: Matt Ranker
2016/17 Earnings: $874,636
Career Earnings: $1,180,425
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Indiana
2.0 ppg, 1.9 rpg

Played very little with the Pacers and wasn’t all that great in the D-League either.

Agent: Stephen Pina
2016/17 Earnings: $1,052,342
Career Earnings: $2,052,342
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-10 / Last team: Milwaukee
0.6 ppg, 0.4 rpg

Great shooter will very little playing time lately. Injuries have not helped.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2016/17 Earnings: $1,551,659
Career Earnings: $21,636,397

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