NBA Free Agency 2017: Shooting Guards

NBA Free Agency 2017: Shooting Guards

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NBA Free Agency 2017: Shooting Guards

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Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-4 / Last team: Memphis
9.1 ppg, 5.5 rpg

Thirteen years into his NBA career, he remains a very good perimeter defender.

Agent: Raymond Brothers
2016/17 Earnings: $5,000,000
Career Earnings: $39,227,037
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Indiana
8.5 ppg, 3.2 apg

Absolutely bombed on a big role with Indiana. Could Ellis still be an effective bench scorer somewhere?

Agent: Happy Walters
2016/17 Earnings: $10,763,500
Career Earnings: $94,313,581
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Indiana
7.2 ppg, 2.2 rpg

Put in the work with Indiana, but didn’t have a good year there while dealing with injury problems.

Agent: Paolo Zamorano
2016/17 Earnings: $7,000,000
Career Earnings: $48,057,071
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Phoenix
6.3 ppg, 1.2 apg

He will come out firing off the bench somewhere again next season.

Agent: Sam Goldfeder
2016/17 Earnings: $4,000,000
Career Earnings: $46,467,358
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Golden State
6.8 ppg, 1.6 rpg

The Blazers may offer him a contract if only to prevent him from killing them every time.

Agent: Bill Duffy
2016/17 Earnings: $1,015,696
Career Earnings: $2,779,454
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-2 / Last team: Milwaukee
4.1 ppg, 1.4 rpg

You can do a lot worse if you’re looking for a veteran to hit open threes. He shot a career-high 42.7 percent from beyond the arc with the Bucks.

Agent: Ryan N. Davis
2016/17 Earnings: $1,551,659
Career Earnings: $106,782,266
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Chicago
5.5 ppg, 0.6 rpg

Has made an NBA career out of three-point shooting. He made just 30.8 percent of his attempts this year.

Agent: Wallace Prather
2016/17 Earnings: $3,488,000
Career Earnings: $24,237,958
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Philadelphia
9.2 ppg, 2.6 rpg

His days as a starter are probably behind him after that rough year with Philly.

Agent: Jim Tanner
2016/17 Earnings: $9,000,000
Career Earnings: $36,412,847
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Minnesota
4.2 ppg, 2.1 rpg

Had the worst PER of any player with at least 1,000 minutes played this season.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2016/17 Earnings: $3,500,000
Career Earnings: $22,675,676
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-4 / Last team: Brooklyn
5.2 ppg, 2.2 rpg

Has shot below 42 percent from the field every season since 2008. There may not be another deal for him.

Agent: Steve Heumann
2016/17 Earnings: $2,500,000
Career Earnings: $34,376,401
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-7 / Last team: Boston
2.3 ppg, 0.9 rpg

Athleticism is off the charts, we know that. Anything else?

Agent: Leon Rose
2016/17 Earnings: $1,825,200
Career Earnings: $5,249,520
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: LA Clippers
3.3 ppg, 0.8 apg

Has put up big numbers in the D-League. Have not seen much of him in the NBA.

Agent: Jim Tanner
2016/17 Earnings: $874,636
Career Earnings: $1,474,636
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Dallas
2.5 ppg, 1.7 rpg

Tenacious defensive player with little to offer on the offensive end.

Agent: Henry Thomas
2016/17 Earnings: $1,015,695
Career Earnings: $2,251,494
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Cleveland
9.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg

Has more postseason games than regular season games the last two years. Won a ring in the process.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2016/17 Earnings: $1,551,659
Career Earnings: $17,998,976
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: New York
3.0 ppg, 1.4 rpg

Shot better than 41 percent from the field only once in his NBA career and that was back in 2008.

Agent: Herb Rudoy
2016/17 Earnings: $1,410,598
Career Earnings: $22,254,895

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