2022 NBA free agent rankings: Top small forwards this offseason

2022 NBA free agent rankings: Top small forwards this offseason

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2022 NBA free agent rankings: Top small forwards this offseason

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1
Jordan Nwora / Milwaukee (Restricted)

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Smooth outside jump shooter with solid size for a modern wing.

2021/22 stats: 7.9 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 1.0 apg, 40.3 FG%, 34.8 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $1,517,981
Career earnings: $2,416,291
Agent: Mark Bartelstein

2
Andre Iguodala / Golden State

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Still an impactful defender thanks to instincts and long arms, though he’s often plagued with injuries these days.

2021/22 stats: 4.0 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 3.7 apg, 38.0 FG%, 23.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $2,641,691
Career earnings: $182,314,035
Agent: Brandon Rosenthal

3
Kent Bazemore / LA Lakers

Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

With his athleticism dwindling, the one attribute that set him apart, he’s a borderline rotational wing now. Still gets minutes thanks to defensive effort.

2021/22 stats: 3.4 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 0.9 apg, 32.4 FG%, 36.3 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $2,401,537
Career earnings: $78,779,703
Agent: Austin Walton

4
Kessler Edwards / Brooklyn

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Energy wing who can shoot the basketball and showed promising flashes as a rookie.

2021/22 stats: 5.9 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 0.6 spg, 41.2 FG%, 35.3 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $463,211
Career earnings: $463,211
Agent: Bill Duffy

5
Jake Layman / Minnesota

Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports

Athletic swingman who can finish above the rim but struggles to shoot the ball.

2021/22 stats: 2.4 ppg, 1.1 rpg, 0.3 apg, 41.1 FG%, 22.9 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $3,940,184
Career earnings: $14,516,943
Agent: Mark Bartelstein

6
Jaylen Hoard / Oklahoma City

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Smooth swingman with a nose for rebounding the basketball.

2021/22 stats: 14.7 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 2.4 apg, 48.9 FG%, 36.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $191,860
Career earnings: $191,860
Agent: Bouna Ndiaye

7
Josh Jackson / Sacramento

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Struggles mightily as a shooter as his overall offensive game remains very unpolished. Almost out of time to prove his top-four pick status.

2021/22 stats: 6.4 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.1 apg, 40.0 FG%, 25.4 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $5,005,350
Career earnings: $27,522,173
Agent: BJ Armstrong

8
Yuta Watanabe / Toronto (Restricted)

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Mobile swingman who can knock down open threes and do some damage in transition.

2021/22 stats: 4.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 0.6 apg, 40.6 FG%, 34.2 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $1,762,796
Career earnings: $2,084,689
Agent: Joe Smith

9
Justin Champagnie / Toronto (Restricted)

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Defensive-minded wing who can hit shots from the outside.

2021/22 stats: 2.3 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 0.3 apg, 46.3 FG%, 35.7 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $462,629
Career earnings: $462,629
Agent: Todd Ramasar

10
CJ Elleby / Portland (Restricted)

Andrew Wevers-USA TODAY Sports

Off-ball slasher with limited shooting touch.

2021/22 stats: 5.8 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 1.5 apg, 39.3 FG%, 29.4 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $1,517,981
Career earnings: $2,416,291
Agent: Jason Glushon

11
Malcolm Hill / Chicago (Restricted)

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Swingman with outside shooting potential.

2021/22 stats: 3.8 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 0.4 apg, 46.2 FG%, 36.1 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $271,197
Career earnings: $271,197
Agent: Ben Pensack

12
Keljin Blevins / Portland (Restricted)

Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports

Swingman with ball-handling ability who struggles as a shooter.

2021/22 stats: 3.1 ppg, 1.5 rpg, 0.6 apg, 30.6 FG%, 29.2 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $462,629
Career earnings: $462,629
Agent: Aaron Goodwin

13
Isaac Bonga / Toronto

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Has potential but hasn’t put it together. Great size with good skill level.

2021/22 stats: 0.8 ppg, 0.5 rpg, 0.3 apg, 23.1 FG%, 25.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $1,729,217
Career earnings: $5,721,377
Agent: Jason Ranne

14
Anthony Lamb / San Antonio

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

Good instincts for scoring the ball but lacking athleticism and size.

2021/22 stats: 0.0 ppg, 0.5 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.0 FG%, 0.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $85,578
Career earnings: $85,578
Agent: Daniel Curtin

15
Robert Woodard / San Antonio (Restricted)

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

Athletic and long but lacking in the skill department.

2021/22 stats: 0.6 ppg, 0.9 rpg, 0.3 apg, 12.5 FG%, 25.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $101,034
Career earnings: $3,017,981
Agent: Kieran Piller

16
Matt Ryan / Boston (Restricted)

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Swingman with some shooting and slashing ability.

2021/22 stats: 3.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg, 0.0 apg, 20.0 FG%, 20.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $111,669
Career earnings: $111,669
Agent: Eric Fleisher

17
Arnoldas Kulboka / Charlotte (Restricted)

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Excellent size on the wing with slashing potential.

2021/22 stats: 0.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg, 0.0 apg, 0.0 FG%, 0.0 3PT%
2021/22 earnings: $462,629
Career earnings: $462,629
Agent: Jason Ranne

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