NBA Free Agency 2019: The top players

NBA Free Agency 2019: The top players

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NBA Free Agency 2019: The top players

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POINT GUARDS / SHOOTING GUARDS / SMALL FORWARDS / POWER FORWARDS / CENTERS

Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Houston Rockets
10.4 ppg, 6.8 rpg

Had a career resurgence after joining the Rockets. Uses athleticism and safe hands to finish explosively around the rim.

Agent: Thaddeus Foucher
2018/19 Earnings: $14,242,782
Career Earnings: $56,855,817
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Houston Rockets
13.4 ppg, 5.4 rpg

If he’s willing to take a secondary role, he could be a productive piece on a good team. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like he’s willing to take that role quite yet.

Agent: Leon Rose
2018/19 Earnings: $27,928,140
Career Earnings: $246,781,142
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Cleveland Cavaliers
6.7 ppg, 1.9 rpg

Shot 37.5 percent from three the season prior to 2018-19, so he can’t be far off from that form. If he can still shoot it that well, he could help a contender as a reserve.

Agent: Rich Paul
2018/19 Earnings: $14,720,000
Career Earnings: $85,635,051
Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Last team: Memphis Grizzlies
7.1 ppg, 5.7 rpg

Experienced a career resurgence with Memphis this year, displaying impactful two-way play off the bench.

Agent: Bill Duffy
2018/19 Earnings: $20,261,172
Career Earnings: $129,631,473
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Houston Rockets
7.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg

He’s athletic and has championship experience, making him an interesting option for wing-needy teams.

Agent: Sean Davis
2018/19 Earnings: $11,011,234
Career Earnings: $47,212,296
Unrestricted / Center / 6-9 / Last team: Philadelphia 76ers
3.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg

Veteran backup-center option.

Agent: Kevin Bradbury
2018/19 Earnings: $2,393,887
Career Earnings: $78,383,687
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-6 / Last team: Philadelphia 76ers
6.5 ppg, 2.3 apg

A disappointing stint with the Sixers led to his trade and release, but this late in free agency, he could still garner interest from teams needing a defensive-minded guard.

Agent: Cervando Tejeda
2018/19 Earnings: $6,000,000
Career Earnings: $14,699,729
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Phoenix Suns
7.9 ppg, 3.6 apg

He’s not in his prime, but he can still get buckets off the bench.

Agent: Aaron Goodwin
2018/19 Earnings: $4,698,113
Career Earnings: $122,297,774
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-10 / Last team: Milwaukee Bucks
2.0 ppg, 1.3 rpg

Big man with soft touch on offense and a decent midrange jumper.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2018/19 Earnings: $10,002,681
Career Earnings: $38,707,193
Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Last team: Los Angeles Clippers
5.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg

Great screen-setter and still a decent finisher out of the pick-and-roll.

Agent: Todd Ramasar
2018/19 Earnings: $13,565,218
Career Earnings: $93,766,877
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-4 / Last team: Toronto Raptors
6.4 ppg, 1.5 apg

Hit 44.4 percent of his triples with the Raptors, proving that he can still stroke the basketball for contenders.

Agent: Jason Glushon
2018/19 Earnings: $3,774,176
Career Earnings: $30,855,708
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Sacramento Kings
4.9 ppg, 2.5 rpg

Veteran wing who can still rack up steals and finish in transition.

Agent: Happy Walters
2018/19 Earnings: $2,559,925
Career Earnings: $55,329,916
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Los Angeles Clippers
5.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg

Doesn’t get much credit, but a do-the-dirty-work player who you ultimately want on your side. Missed most of last season with injury.

Agent: Leon Rose
2018/19 Earnings: $4,320,500
Career Earnings: $25,811,485
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Dallas Mavericks
6.3 ppg, 1.8 apg

Trustworthy backup point guard whose shooting marks fell off a cliff in 2018-19.

Agent: Jeff Schwartz
2018/19 Earnings: $2,393,887
Career Earnings: $74,241,850
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-8 / Last team: San Antonio Spurs
3.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg

Experienced backup power forward.

Agent: Joel Bell
2018/19 Earnings: $2,487,000
Career Earnings: $18,546,731
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-1 / Last team: Oklahoma City Thunder
4.3 ppg, 1.6 apg

Third-string point guard option at best in this point of his career.

Agent: Jim Tanner
2018/19 Earnings: $2,393,887
Career Earnings: $53,053,160
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-8 / Last team: Minnesota Timberwolves
7.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg

Got some playing time for Minnesota this season before injuries started to creep in again.

Agent: Jeff Austin
2018/19 Earnings: $16,747,954
Career Earnings: $156,056,673
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Detroit Pistons
2.3 ppg, 2.3 apg

One of the greatest European guards ever, his time in the NBA could be coming to an end soon.

Agent: Paco Lopez
2018/19 Earnings: $2,393,887
Career Earnings: $84,201,469
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-0 / Last team: Milwaukee Bucks
6.0 ppg, 2.8 apg

Streaky shooter who can provide some scoring off the bench.

Agent: Reggie Brown
2018/19 Earnings: $744,671
Career Earnings: $5,332,529
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-4 / Last team: New York Knicks
4.7 ppg, 1.4 rpg

Good shooter backed by a pretty jumper.

Agent: Alex Saratsis
2018/19 Earnings: $585,809
Career Earnings: $8,587,632
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-5 / Last team: Guangdong Southern Tigers

Carved out a nice career in China.

Agent: Wallace Prather
2018/19 Earnings: $1,656,092
Career Earnings: $0
Restricted / Small Forward / 6-7 / Last team: Sacramento Kings
5.3 ppg, 2.8 rpg

Slashing small forward who specializes on the defensive end.

Agent: Stephen Pina
2018/19 Earnings: $77,250
Career Earnings: $4,217,848
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-7 / Last team: Denver Nuggets
2.3 ppg, 0.5 apg

Can still do some scoring off the bench, but that’s about it.

Agent:
2018/19 Earnings: $284,020
Career Earnings: $38,281,736
Unrestricted / Small Forward / 6-6 / Last team: San Antonio Spurs
1.8 ppg, 0.9 rpg

A series of injuries have unfortunately derailed his once-promising career.

Agent: Jason Glushon
2018/19 Earnings: $2,165,481
Career Earnings: $21,627,227
Unrestricted / Shooting Guard / 6-4 / Last team: Sichuan Blue Whales

Shoot-first guard who is playing in China after a decent NBA career.

Agent: Darrell Comer
2018/19 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $0
Unrestricted / Center / 6-10 / Last team: Barcelona
8.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg (EuroLeague)

After years in the NBA as a backup big man, he has gone on to Europe to make a similar impact.

Agent:
2018/19 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $0
Unrestricted / Power Forward / 6-9 / Last team: Dallas Mavericks

Didn’t play last season, retirement could be next for the Grizzlies legend.

Agent: Raymond Brothers
2018/19 Earnings: $11,692,308
Career Earnings: $196,597,245
Unrestricted / Center / 6-9 / Last team: Fujian Sturgeons

The Canadian big man has found some success in China over the last few years. Still just 29, an eventual return to the NBA can’t be ruled out.

Agent: Mark Bartelstein
2018/19 Earnings: $2,844,429
Career Earnings: $0
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-2 / Last team: Olympiacos
11.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg (EuroLeague)

The tenacious point guard played well in Europe, though his stint there didn’t last very long.

Agent: Austin Brown
2018/19 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $0
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-3 / Last team: Orlando Magic
3.5 ppg, 2.2 apg

Tough ball-handler with defensive tenacity.

Agent: Brian Dyke
2018/19 Earnings: $838,464
Career Earnings: $0
Unrestricted / Point Guard / 6-2 / Last team: Sidigas Avellino
16.3 ppg, 6.1 apg (Serie A)

Two-time NBA champion from his time with the Heat, he is now excelling and winning titles in Europe.

Agent: Joel Bell
2018/19 Earnings: $0
Career Earnings: $0

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