2021 NBA free agent rankings: Top players available this offseason

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2021 NBA free agent rankings: Top players available this offseason

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2021 NBA free agent rankings: Top players available this offseason

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1
DeMarcus Cousins / C / Last team: LA Clippers

When given playing time, can still provide some scoring, rebounding and playmaking, though nowhere near at the levels of his pre-injury self.

2020/21 stats: 8.9 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 1.9 apg, 42.6 FG%, 34.8 3P%
Career earnings: $89,939,347
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

2
Isaiah Thomas / PG / Last team: New Orleans

Must prove he can still contribute. Short stint with the Pelicans wasn’t overly impressive.

2020/21 stats: 7.7 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 1.7 apg, 33.3 FG%, 25.0 3P%
Career earnings: $31,309,253
Agent: Bernie Lee

3
James Ennis / SF / Last team: Orlando

Slippery wing with good leaping ability. Can do some ball-handling and shooting in a secondary role.

2020/21 stats: 8.4 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 1.5 apg, 47.3 FG%, 43.3 3P%
Career earnings: $14,182,505
Agent: Scott Nichols

4
Jeff Teague / PG / Last team: Milwaukee

At this point, he’s pretty much a replacement-level point guard. Can run an offense off the bench and create for others some.

2020/21 stats: 6.7 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 2.4 apg, 43.3 FG%, 43.9 3P%
Career earnings: $99,236,542
Agent: JR Hensley

5
Wesley Matthews / SG / Last team: LA Lakers

Coming off a poor season with the Lakers, but a solid defender who can occasionally get hot from beyond the arc. High-effort player.

2020/21 stats: 4.8 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 0.9 apg, 35.3 FG%, 33.5 3P%
Career earnings: $109,969,682
Agent: Jeff Austin

6
Gerald Green / SG / Last team: Houston

Still an explosive athlete, but not at the ridiculous level he was in his prime. That loss of quickness and vertical leaping ability have made his other flaws, inconsistent shooting primarily, glaring.

2018/19 stats: 9.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 0.5 apg, 40.0 FG%, 35.4 3P%
Career earnings: $21,580,455
Agent: James Dunleavy

7
Bismack Biyombo / C / Last team: Charlotte

Bismack Biyombo

Bad hands around the rim and no jumper to speak of, but a good shot-blocker and decent rebounder.

2020/21 stats: 5.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.2 apg, 58.7 FG%
Career earnings: $87,424,093
Agent: BJ Armstrong

8
Tyler Johnson / SG / Last team: Brooklyn

Feisty defender despite lack of size who has good athleticism and plays energetically. Respectable outside shooter with his feet set.

2020/21 stats: 5.4 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.2 apg, 39.3 FG%, 36.4 3P%
Career earnings: $34,031,924
Agent: Austin Brown

9
Mike Scott / PF / Last team: Philadelphia

Undersized big man who really is just a shooter from the corners at this stage in his career.

2020/21 stats: 4.2 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 0.8 apg, 36.0 FG%, 34.2 3P%
Career earnings: $27,064,863
Agent: Aaron Mintz

10
Avery Bradley / SG / Team option / Last team: Houston

Excellent point-of-attack defender who can hound opposing guards 94 feet. Solid shooter with feet set.

2020/21 stats: 6.4 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 1.7 apg, 37.4 FG%, 32.7 3P%
Career earnings: $61,486,872
Agent: Charles Briscoe

11
JaKarr Sampson / PF / Last team: Indiana

Explosive, high-energy swingman who thrives doing the dirty work around the paint and defensively.

2020/21 stats: 4.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.1 apg, 49.6 FG%, 20.0 3P%
Career earnings: $5,393,602
Agent: Aaron Turner

12
Jamal Crawford / SG / Last team: Brooklyn

Played one game in 2019-20 and zero since then. Now 41, but if he were inserted into a random game tomorrow, you wouldn’t be surprised to still see him get some buckets.

2018/19 stats: 7.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 3.6 apg, 39.7 FG%, 33.2 3P%
Career earnings: $124,283,187
Agent: Aaron Goodwin

13
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson / PF / Last team: Portland

Dirty-work forward who is at his best defensively where he’s able to guard multiple positions. Mediocre shooter but can finish plays around the rim.

2020/21 stats: 2.5 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 1.2 apg, 50.0 FG%
Career earnings: $9,660,113
Agent: Adie von Gontard

14
Glenn Robinson III / SF / Last team: Sacramento

3-and-D swingman who loves to shoot it from the corners, one of the most efficient shots in basketball.

2020/21 stats: 5.3 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 0.8 apg, 42.4 FG%, 36.4 3P%
Career earnings: $11,305,330
Agent: Mike Naiditch

15
Meyers Leonard / C / Last team: Miami

Floor-spacing center with slow feet, making him a poor defender on switches, and equally unexplosive leaping ability, causing him to struggle on the glass and protecting the paint.

2020/21 stats: 3.3 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 0.7 apg, 42.9 FG%, 42.9 3P%
Career earnings: $60,142,479
Agent: Aaron Mintz

16
Brad Wanamaker / PG / Last team: Charlotte

Backup point guard who can run the offense, score at the rim and get teammates in the right spots.

2020/21 stats: 5.5 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 2.9 apg, 38.5 FG%, 18.8 3P%
Career earnings: $4,534,161
Agent: Happy Walters

17
Andre Roberson / SG / Last team: Brooklyn

Prior to missing two years due to injuries, he was one of the best defenders in the NBA thanks to length and absurd instincts. May have lost a step due to the injuries, though.

2020/21 stats: 1.2 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 0.8 apg, 14.3 FG%, 12.5 3P%
Career earnings: $36,077,231
Agent: Bill Duffy

18
Abdel Nader / SF / Last team: Phoenix

High-IQ player with decent shooting touch from beyond the arc.

2020/21 stats: 6.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 0.8 apg, 49.1 FG%, 41.9 3P%
Career earnings: $5,917,045
Agent: Cervando Tejeda

19
Garrison Mathews / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Washington

Specializes as a spot-up shooter and has the ability to get hot in a flash, though lacks the athleticism to be a nightly difference-maker.

2020/21 stats: 5.5 ppg, 1.4 rpg, 0.4 apg, 40.9 FG%, 38.4 3P%
Career earnings: $767,620
Agent: Chris Patrick

20
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist / PF / Last team: Dallas

Elite size and good-to-great athleticism, as well as length, on the wing, who gets after it defensively and doesn’t shy away from tough matchups. Problem is, his complete lack of an offensive game.

2019/20 stats: 2.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.6 apg, 33.3 FG%, 25.0 3P%
Career earnings: $60,356,045
Agent: Mitch Nathan

21
Langston Galloway / SG / Last team: Phoenix

2-guard in a point guard’s body who is usually out there to spot up from three and knock down shots. Coming off his best shooting season ever.

2020/21 stats: 4.8 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 0.7 apg, 44.9 FG%, 42.4 3P%
Career earnings: $29,369,108
Agent: Michael Siegel

22
Yogi Ferrell / PG / Last team: LA Clippers

Quick point guard who can hit shots from three as well as run a second-team offense.

2020/21 stats: 5.6 ppg, 1.9 rpg, 2.2 apg, 35.1 FG%, 32.1 3P%
Career earnings: $8,435,042
Agent: Cervando Tejeda

23
Luke Kornet / C / Last team: Boston

Fits into the floor-spacing, shot-blocking big man archetype, but isn’t elite at either role.

2020/21 stats: 3.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 0.8 apg, 43.6 FG%, 25.4 3P%
Career earnings: $6,196,510
Agent: Jim Tanner

24
Ed Davis / C / Last team: Minnesota

Valued locker room voice throughout his career, but one who’s lost a step athletically and no longer can provide nightly impact.

2020/21 stats: 2.1 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 0.9 apg, 43.2 FG%
Career earnings: $44,545,534
Agent: Aaron Mintz

25
Ersan Ilyasova / PF / Last team: Utah

Veteran big man with outside shooting ability and a strong willingness to take charges.

2020/21 stats: 3.8 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 0.2 apg, 38.9 FG%, 43.9 3P%
Career earnings: $69,733,301
Agent: Aylton Tesch

26
Shaquille Harrison / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Denver

High-energy swingman who makes a big impact defensively when given the opportunity.

2020/21 stats: 2.1 ppg, 1.4 rpg, 0.7 apg, 33.3 FG%, 18.8 3P%
Career earnings: $4,091,542
Agent: Todd Ramasar

27
Gary Clark / PF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Philadelphia

Solid defender on the wing who can shoot it some when left open.

2020/21 stats: 3.1 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 0.8 apg, 30.3 FG%, 28.7 3P%
Career earnings: $3,411,345
Agent: Adam Pensack

28
DaQuan Jeffries / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Houston

2-guard with a solid nose for scoring but lacking athletically and as a shooter.

2020/21 stats: 4.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 0.7 apg, 41.7 FG%, 29.9 3P%
Career earnings: $2,344,.007
Agent: Erik Kabe

29
Jordan Bell / C / Last team: Golden State

2020/21 stats: 2.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 1.2 apg, 31.8 FG%
Career earnings: $3,266,205
Agent: Aaron Mintz

30
Tim Frazier / PG / Last team: Memphis

Unselfish player who’d rather set up teammates than seek out his own shot, with good reason, as he’s unreliable as a shooter.

2020/21 stats: 1.6 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 3.2 apg, 15.0 FG%
Career earnings: $7,616,.221
Agent: Mark Bartelstein

31
Sindarius Thornwell / SG / Last team: New Orleans

2020/21 stats: 2.0 ppg, 0.9 rpg, 1.0 apg, 32.6 FG%, 30.4 3P%
Career earnings: $3,612,861
Agent: Andy Shiffman

32
Kyle Guy / PG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Sacramento

2020/21 stats: 2.8 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 1.0 apg, 33.0 FG%, 28.3 3P%
Career earnings: $617,456
Agent: Sam Goldfeder

33
Freddie Gillespie / PF / Restricted free agent / Toronto

Freddie Gillespie

Good rebounder and shot-blocker despite average athleticism.

2020/21 stats: 5.6 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 0.5 apg, 52.4 FG%
Career earnings: $363,015
Agent: EJ Kusnyer

34
Reggie Perry / PF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Brooklyn

2020/21 stats: 3.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 0.5 apg, 41.0 FG%, 19.0 3P%
Career earnings: $489,148
Agent: Richard Beda

35
Justin Jackson / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Milwaukee

Good floater when he gets in the paint but lacks in strength, causing him to struggle on defense, and isn’t a good enough shooter to warrant consistent playing time.

2020/21 stats: 7.2 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 1.5 apg, 40.3 FG%, 30.8 3P%
Career earnings: $13,563,997
Agent: Jim Tanner

36
Quinndary Weatherspoon / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: San Antonio

2020/21 stats: 2.3 ppg, 0.6 rpg, 0.4 apg, 45.7 FG%, 16.7 3P%
Career earnings: $528,683
Agent: Daniel Hazan

37
Brandon Goodwin / PG / Last team: Atlanta

Despise lack of size, a point guard with good quickness who is a productive shooter, even off the dribble.

2020/21 stats: 4.9 ppg, 1.5 rpg, 2.0 apg, 37.7 FG%, 31.1 3P%
Career earnings: $2,281,176
Agent: Aaron Turner

38
Trent Forrest / PG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Utah

Completely lacks a three-point jumper but a stout point-of-attack defender who can get to the basket.

2020/21 stats: 2.9 ppg, 1.5 rpg, 1.5 apg, 45.1 FG%, 19.2 3P%
Career earnings: $470,690
Agent: Justin Haynes

39
Javonte Green / PG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Chicago

Explosive, freakish athlete on the wing who can throw down huge dunks in transition. Solid at jumping passing lanes for steals. Rest of his game isn’t as polished, though.

2020/21 stats: 3.6 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 0.4 apg, 52.0 FG%, 33.3 3P%
Career earnings: $2,416,291
Agent: David Gasman

40
DJ Wilson / PF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Houston

Came in with the upside of a shot-blocking three-point shooter out of the frontcourt, but never really developed into that role. Plays with good energy.

2020/21 stats: 5.2 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 0.7 apg, 40.5 FG%, 34.5 3P%
Career earnings: $12,178,720
Agent: Darren ‘Mats’ Matsubara

41
Skylar Mays / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Atlanta

Smooth combo guard who can do some scoring but lacks in burst.

2020/21 stats: 3.8 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 0.9 apg, 44.9 FG%, 35.0 3P%
Career earnings: $532,218
Agent: Kieran Piller

42
Tacko Fall / C / Restricted free agent / Last team: Boston

Tallest player in the league who has only gotten spot minutes throughout his career. Elite presence down low as far as deterring shot attempts, but very slow-footed and gets winded quickly.

2020/21 stats: 2.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.2 apg, 72.4 FG%
Career earnings: $733,492
Agent: Justin Haynes

43
Amir Coffey / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: LA Clippers

Guard/forward type with great size and very good athleticism, though not very polished offensively as far as shooting and ball-handling.

2020/21 stats: 3.2 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 0.5 apg, 43.7 FG%, 41.1 3P%
Career earnings: $658,410
Agent: Javon Phillips

44
Adam Mokoka / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Chicago

2020/21 stats: 1.1 ppg, 0.4 rpg, 0.4 apg, 36.8 FG%, 10.0 3P%
Career earnings: $528,683
Agent: Mike Lindeman

45
Jeremiah Martin / PG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Cleveland

2020/21 stats: 2.4 ppg, 0.8 rpg, 0.4 apg, 27.3 FG%, 25.0 3P%
Career earnings: $138,020
Agent: Daniel Curtin

46
Juwan Morgan / PF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Utah

2020/21 stats: 1.2 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 0.3 apg, 46.7 FG%, 30.8 3P%
Career earnings: $2,264,035
Agent: Keith Kreiter

47
Cameron Oliver / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Houston

2020/21 stats: 10.8 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.3 apg, 57.6 FG%, 30.8 3P%
Career earnings: $343,070
Agent: Todd Ramasar

48
TJ Leaf / PF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Portland

2020/21 stats: 1.7 ppg, 0.7 rpg, 0.1 apg, 50.0 FG%
Career earnings: $11,680,623
Agent: Sam Goldfeder

49
Jared Harper / PG / Restricted free agent / Last team: New York

2020/21 stats: 0.4 ppg, 0.3 rpg, 0.1 apg, 0.0 FG%
Career earnings: $600,055
Agent: Aaron Turner

50
Killian Tillie / PF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Memphis

2020/21 stats: 3.2 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 0.4 apg, 33.3 FG%, 30.3 3P%
Career earnings: $449,115
Agent: Andy Shiffman

51
Axeo Toupane / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Milwaukee

2020/21 stats: 1.8 ppg, 0.8 rpg, 0.5 apg, 36.4 FG%, 50.0 3P%
Career earnings: $1,236,181
Agent: Yann Balikouzou

52
Brodric Thomas / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Cleveland

2020/21 stats: 3.9 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 0.9 apg, 36.1 FG%, 27.1 3P%
Career earnings: $412,202
Agent: Duncan Lloyd

53
Cassius Stanley / SG / Last team: Indiana

2020/21 stats: 1.5 ppg, 0.8 rpg, 0.0 apg, 30.2 FG%, 23.1 3P%
Career earnings: $470,690
Agent: Jerome Stanley

54
Josh Hall / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Oklahoma City

2020/21 stats: 4.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.3 apg, 30.3 FG%, 10.8 3P%
Career earnings: $449,115
Agent: Nathan Conley

55
Sean McDermott / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Memphis

2020/21 stats: 2.2 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 0.2 apg, 39.4 FG%, 22.7 3P%
Career earnings: $449,115
Agent: Josh Noonan

56
Jaylen Hoard / SF / Restricted free agent / Last team: Oklahoma City

2020/21 stats: 6.1 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.3 apg, 50.0 FG%
Career earnings: $208,777
Agent: Bouna Ndiaye

57
Nate Darling / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Charlotte

2020/21 stats: 1.3 ppg, 0.1 rpg, 0.1 apg, 28.6 FG%, 28.6 3P%
Career earnings: $449,115
Agent: Nate Daniels

58
Tyler Bey / SG / Restricted free agent / Last team: Dallas

2020/21 stats: 1.0 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 0.2 apg, 31.8 FG%, 25.0 3P%
Career earnings: $449,115
Agent: Mike Higgins

59
Keljin Blevins / SG / Restricted Free Agent / Last team: Portland

2020/21 stats: 0.7 ppg, 0.6 rpg, 0.2 apg, 25.0 FG%, 25.0 3P%
Career earnings: $449,115
Agent: Aaron Goodwin

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