Trade Value Rankings 3.0: The Top 100 in the NBA

Trade Value Rankings 3.0: The Top 100 in the NBA

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Trade Value Rankings 3.0: The Top 100 in the NBA

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With free agency mostly completed, we’ve provided a major update to the HoopsHype Trade Value Rankings.

The HoopsHype staff voted on these players and compiled this list. We arrived at this conclusion after weighing factors such as a player’s talent, age, availability, positional scarcity, current salary, and what their next contract could look like.

The ranking will be updated constantly as events such as new contracts, injuries, and changes in performance occur. The biggest changes in this edition include movement for players that got new contracts either in free agency or through an extension. Also, recent trades such as the Wolves’ acquisition of Rudy Gobert have influenced where several available All-Stars such as Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell rank.

We also added several of the top selections in the 2023 draft since they are certainly among the most coveted players in the league.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the perennial MVP candidate with a ton of prime years ahead of him, remains at No. 1 in the Trade Value Rankings.

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1
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee)

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Guaranteed money left: $188,855,520 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 29.9 ppg, 11.6 rpg, 5.8 apg, 55.3 FG%, 29.3 3P%
Agent: Alex Saratsis

Even if the Bucks window were to close soon and another team offers all their best young players as well as all the picks and swaps they can possibly offer for Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee would probably hang onto him. His value for the franchise extends beyond the court.

2
Luka Doncic (Dallas)

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Guaranteed money left: $215,159,700 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 28.4 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 8.7 apg, 45.7 FG%, 35.3 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy

Doncic might be the most difficult player to scheme against and has given some of the top defenses fits on a nightly basis. It’s not unreasonable to project him to finish his career out as a Top 25 player all-time or even better. That idea has several franchises sleeping poorly at night for not selecting him when they had the chance.

3
Nikola Jokic (Denver)

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Guaranteed money left: $303,037,803 till 2027-28
2021/22 stats: 27.1 ppg, 13.8 rpg, 7.9 apg, 58.3 FG%, 33.7 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Jokic’s immense value was put to the ultimate test when he propped up a team of mostly role players last season to nearly 50 wins in a stacked conference. His game should age well over the length of the supermax contract he signed, which means he could still return a ransom should the Nuggets decide to trade him down the line.

4
Jayson Tatum (Boston)

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Guaranteed money left: $134,896,800 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 26.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 4.4 apg, 45.3 FG%, 35.3 3P%
Agent: Jeff Wechsler

The promise Tatum showed in his rookie season has finally formed into a consistent superstar. He has proven he can be the No. 1 guy on a championship-contending team when he has the right support group around him. There’s no trade package that could possibly get Boston’s interest for him after the Finals run they had.

5
Joel Embiid (Philadelphia)

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Guaranteed money left: $229,538,370 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 30.6 ppg, 11.7 rpg, 4.2 apg, 49.9 FG%, 37.1 3P%

The two-time MVP runner-up has so much equity in Philadelphia, they probably still wouldn’t consider trading Embiid even if some of his previous injuries start resurfacing into something long-term. He would probably be a little higher on this list if not for his health history.

6
Trae Young (Atlanta)

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Guaranteed money left: $215,159,700 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 28.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 9.7 apg, 46.0 FG%, 38.2 3P%
Agent: Omar Wilkes

Where a lot of the players above are mostly in their primes, Young still has a lot more room for improvement. It’s possible his trade value nears the top of these rankings in the next several years.

7
Ja Morant (Memphis)

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Guaranteed money left: $204,969,440 till 2027-28
2021/22 stats: 27.4 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 6.7 apg, 49.3 FG%, 34.4 3P%
Agent: Jim Tanner

Morant would probably be much higher if not for the occasional lower body injuries he suffers. Look for Morant to climb up these rankings as he contends with the Grizzlies now that he’s committed to them long-term.

8
Stephen Curry (Golden State)

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Guaranteed money left: $215,353,662 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 25.5 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 6.3 apg, 43.7 FG%, 38.0 3P%
Agent: Jeff Austin

Had Golden State had another disappointing season, we might be talking about their window being closed and speculating the merits of a full rebuild. However, they are champions once again and already have multiple talented young players in their future pipeline. Look for Curry to retire with the Warriors, especially since any other outcome could alienate their fanbase.

9
Kevin Durant (Brooklyn)

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Guaranteed money left: $197,656,908 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 29.9 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 6.4 apg, 51.8 FG%, 38.3 3P%
Agent: Rich Kleiman

In theory, Durant’s market should go for at least what the Jazz got for Rudy Gobert. Trade requests take a lot of time to process, so there’s a good chance he starts the season in Brooklyn.

10
Devin Booker (Phoenix)

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Guaranteed money left: $293,849,600 till 2027-28
2021/22 stats: 26.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 4.8 apg, 46.6 FG%, 38.3 3P%
Agent: Jessica Holtz and Melvin Booker

Booker blew by expectations by being voted into All-NBA 1st Team last season. He will remain with the Suns for the foreseeable future now that he signed a supermax extension with them.

11
Donovan Mitchell (Utah)

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Guaranteed money left: $134,896,800 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 25.9 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 5.3 apg, 44.8 FG%, 35.5 3P%
Agent: Ty Sullivan

If the Jazz were to move Mitchell, they should be able to extract all the young players and future draft picks a team has to offer. His most rumored trade destination, the New York Knicks, can offer up to eight first-round picks for him in addition to several talented young players.

12
LaMelo Ball (Charlotte)

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Guaranteed money left: $8,623,920 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 20.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 7.6 apg, 42.9 FG%, 38.9 3P%
Agent: Raymond Brothers

Ball has silenced the doubters after leading a mediocre roster to two straight trips to the play-in tournament. He should slowly climb up these rankings with more consistency and some defensive improvement.

13
Anthony Edwards (Minnesota)

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Guaranteed money left: $10,733,400 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 21.3 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 3.8 apg, 44.1 FG%, 35.7 3P%
Agent: Omar Wilkes

Anthony Edwards made one of the most seismic leaps in improvement between the majority of his rookie year and last season. His on-the-ball scoring ability gives his potential no bounds, and he should climb these rankings soon as he contains it.

14
Cade Cunningham (Detroit)

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Guaranteed money left: $10,552,800 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 17.4 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 5.6 apg, 41.6 FG%, 31.4 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Cunningham likely would’ve been much higher on this list had he started his rookie year stronger. A full season playing at a high level and an improved record by the Pistons should have him skyrocket above these rankings this year.

15
Evan Mobley (Cleveland)

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Guaranteed money left: $8,478,720 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 15.0 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 2.5 apg, 50.8 FG%, 25.0 3P%
Agent: Thaddeus Foucher

The nearly co-Rookie of the Year is already one of the most impactful defenders in the NBA, and he could be near the top of this list very soon. Cleveland’s future is looking extremely bright with him and Darius Garland as their franchise players.

16
Zion Williamson (New Orleans)

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Guaranteed money left: $206,384,817 till 2027-28
Agent: Austin Brown

Williamson’s trade value is a little tricky to gauge right now, but it is still very high despite his injury history. It’s not unreasonable to think he could be in the Top 10 of this list should he come back and build off his strong 2020-21 season.

17
Scottie Barnes (Toronto)

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Guaranteed money left: $7,644,600 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 15.3 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 3.5 apg, 49.2 FG%, 30.1 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy

The Rookie of the Year has the makings of a star and should rise in these rankings this season based on his trajectory. The fact that he’s considered as one of the best returns the Nets could possibly get for Durant already says enough about how strongly the league views him.

18
Brandon Ingram (New Orleans)

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Guaranteed money left: $101,500,200 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 22.7 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 5.6 apg, 46.1 FG%, 32.7 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Ingram had a strong playoff debut against Phoenix and is looking like he could be an excellent first or second option on a contender. This should eliminate any possibility that the Pelicans listen to offers on him now that they’re a playoff team.

19
Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota)

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Guaranteed money left: $293,849,600 till 2027-28
2021/22 stats: 24.6 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 3.6 apg, 52.9 FG%, 41.0 3P%
Agent: Jessica Holtz

Had Towns not signed the supermax extension, the Wolves might have been looking to trade him this offseason. He likely would’ve commanded a Harden-to-the-Nets level haul.

20
Anthony Davis (LA Lakers)

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Guaranteed money left: $121,800,240 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 23.2 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 3.1 apg, 53.2 FG%, 18.6 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Davis finds himself at No. 20 on this list after going through a second consecutive down season that was also injury-riddled. It’s hard to see him not improve this year, but it’s unclear if he will regain his 2019-20 form that would’ve put him at least in the Top 10.

21
Jaylen Brown (Boston)

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Guaranteed money left: $59,464,285 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 23.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 3.5 apg, 47.3 FG%, 35.8 3P%
Agent: Jason Glushon

Brown is one the best secondary stars in the league and still has room to potentially become a great No. 1 option. He’s on track not only to command maximum contract offers league-wide but could also qualify for a supermax extension should he earn All-NBA honors this coming season.

22
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Oklahoma City)

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Guaranteed money left: $179,299,750 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 24.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 5.9 apg, 45.3 FG%, 30.0 3P%
Agent: Thaddeus Foucher

Oklahoma City could probably get a package of picks similar to the amount they received for Paul George for Gilgeous-Alexander if they wanted to extend their rebuild. Look for the Thunder to continue developing him and their lottery picks and to start competing soon.

23
Kawhi Leonard (LA Clippers)

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Guaranteed money left: $136,920,252 till 2024-25

Leonard was looking like arguably the best player in the league during the 2021 playoffs. He would probably be up there next to Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry in these rankings had he played last year.

24
Jimmy Butler (Miami)

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Guaranteed money left: $184,049,331 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 21.4 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 5.5 apg, 48.0 FG%, 23.3 3P%
Agent: Bernie Lee

Butler had yet another brilliant playoff performance carrying a significant load of the Heat’s offense. Most teams would love to have him, but his upcoming contract extension could lower his price over time. His work ethic and continual durability could make him a good bet to meet the value of it, though.

25
Bam Adebayo (Miami)

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Guaranteed money left: $134,896,800 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 19.1 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 3.4 apg, 55.7 FG%
Agent: Alex Saratsis

Adebayo being this high while being a center on a maximum contract is a testament to how impactful a defender he is. He is the ideal type of big man a team would want to compete at the highest levels, and that makes him virtually untradeable.

26
Damian Lillard (Portland)

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Guaranteed money left: $258,694,291 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 24.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 7.3 apg, 40.2 FG%, 32.4 3P%
Agent: Aaron Goodwin

After over a year of speculation on his future as the Blazers traded everyone around him, Lillard still remains committed to the organization. Already outside the Top 25, he could go down further after signing a two-year maximum extension.

27
Darius Garland (Cleveland)

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Guaranteed money left: $201,770,795 till 2027-28
2021/22 stats: 21.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 8.6 apg, 46.2 FG%, 38.3 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Garland’s ascent from a good starting point guard to an All-Star has already made him invaluable. He should slowly rise up these rankings over the next several seasons after receiving a maximum contract extension this summer.

28
Pascal Siakam (Toronto)

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Guaranteed money left: $73,342,080 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 22.8 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 5.3 apg, 49.4 FG%, 34.4 3P%
Agent: Todd Ramasar

Siakam bounced back from a down year that had people doubting whether he’s worth a maximum contract and speculating fake trades for him. Toronto still needs to upgrade the roster to make the next step, and they’re likely to do so while building around him.

29
Rudy Gobert (Minnesota)

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Guaranteed money left: $169,655,173 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 15.6 ppg, 14.7 rpg, 2.1 bpg, 71.3 FG%
Agent: Bouna Ndiaye

Despite the doubts on his viability in the playoffs, Gobert is still a generational defender who netted the Jazz multiple talented young players and four unprotected future first-round picks.

30
Paolo Banchero (Orlando)

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Guaranteed money left: $22,663,200 till 2023-24
Agent: Mike Miller

Banchero was finally the first-overall selection in this year’s draft, which was consistent with evaluations by many of the best draft experts.

31
Dejounte Murray (Atlanta)

Guaranteed money left: $34,285,120 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 21.1 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 9.2 apg, 46.2 FG%, 32.7 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Murray’s ascent into being an All-Star and one of the best defensive guards in the league has completely changed his trade value over the last season. One of the more underrated aspects of his game he’s improved on is his three-point shooting, which leaves room for his value to further increase.

32
Paul George (LA Clippers)

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Guaranteed money left: $136,920,252 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 24.3 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 5.7 apg, 42.1 FG%, 35.4 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

There was a lot of pushback on George’s maximum extension in 2020 following a disappointing playoff performance against Denver. He has bounced back since and remains a maximum-level player, but the Clippers are unlikely to receive close to what they originally traded to acquire him should they make him available.

33
Zach LaVine (Chicago)

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Guaranteed money left: $215,159,700 till 2027-28
2021/22 stats:
24.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 4.5 apg, 47.6 FG%, 38.9 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

LaVine had immense trade value when he was earning just $19.5 million annually. It will be interesting to see how it holds up now that he’s set to nearly double his annual salary after signing a maximum contract this summer.

34
Tyrese Maxey (Philadelphia)

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Guaranteed money left: $2,726,880 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 17.5 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 4.3 apg, 48.5 FG%, 42.7 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

The Sixers are extremely fortunate not only to have a third potential star in Maxey but to have him earn less than $3 million in the next two seasons as they navigate challenges building the roster. He should steadily climb these rankings and maintain strong value on his next contract.

35
Mikal Bridges (Phoenix)

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Guaranteed money left: $90,000,000 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 14.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 2.3 apg, 53.4 FG%, 36.9 3P%
Agent: Sam Goldfeder

Bridges’ $90 million extension is set to kick in, and he’s already looking like a great value on it. He could probably command multiple good future first-round picks, but the Suns are likely to hold onto him even if they’re blown away by offers since defensive wings like him are extremely hard to come by.

36
Khris Middleton (Milwaukee)

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Guaranteed money left: $78,344,828 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 20.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 5.4 apg, 44.3 FG%, 37.3 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Middleton has had tremendous trade value when he was earning $13-15 million annually, and it’s held up while making north of $30 million. If the Bucks wanted to capitalize and sell high on him now, they could probably get one of the top picks of the upcoming draft for him.

37
Jordan Poole (Golden State)

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Guaranteed money left: $3,901,399 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 18.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 4.0 apg, 44.8 FG%, 36.4 3P%
Agent: Andrew Morrison

Poole’s ascent completely changes Golden State’s title odds in both the present and future. He’s so ingrained in their system it seems unlikely they would part with him even if doing so in combination with some of their other young players and future draft picks gets them a Top 25 player.

38
Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee)

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Guaranteed money left: $108,476,241 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 18.3 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 6.8 apg, 50.1 FG%, 41.1 3P%
Agent: Jason Glushon

Holiday might be higher on this list if not for the recent extension he signed that will have him earning close to $40 million at age 35. In the meantime, he remains an All-Star caliber player with a strong impact on winning playoff games.

39
LeBron James (LA Lakers)

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Guaranteed money left: $44,474,988 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 30.3 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 6.2 apg, 52.4 FG%, 35.9 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

James’ trade value remains high despite his age and what he brings both on and off the court. It’s also possible he doesn’t have trade value at all at the same time, largely because he has always picked his destination and could probably get to where he wants to in a trade should he request one.

40
Tyrese Haliburton (Indiana)

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Guaranteed money left: $4,215,120 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 15.3 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 8.2 apg, 47.3 FG%, 41.4 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

It’s possible that the Kings sold low on Haliburton, considering he appeared on this list way before Domantas Sabonis. It’s possible his value rises by another 15 spots relatively soon based on his trajectory and potential.

41
Desmond Bane (Memphis)

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Guaranteed money left: $2,130,240 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 18.2 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.7 apg, 46.1 FG%, 43.6 3P%
Agent: Jim Tanner

Bane might be the biggest draft steal in recent memory, and like Tyrese Haliburton and Tyrese Maxey, his small salary currently makes his trade value extremely high. Their salaries alone make them virtually untradeable right now, though, since they give their current teams more flexibility to build a contender now than later when they need to get paid.

42
Draymond Green (Golden State)

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Guaranteed money left: $53,392,692 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 7.5 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 7.0 apg, 52.5 FG%, 29.6 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Green’s value had fluctuated recently, especially due to injuries and doubts on if his game will age well. He squashed those doubts after the season he and the Warriors just had and would likely command multiple first-round picks should he somehow become available.

43
James Harden (Philadelphia)

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Guaranteed money left: $68,640,000 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 22.0 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 10.3 apg, 41.0 FG%, 33.0 3P%
Agent: Lorenzo McCloud

Harden could see his trade value rise and the overall discourse on him shift now that he’s set to earn a salary in the mid-thirty millions instead of $50 million.

44
Fred VanVleet (Toronto)

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Guaranteed money left: $44,074,074 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 20.3 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 6.7 apg, 40.3 FG%, 37.7 3P%
Agent: Brian Jungreis

VanVleet is due for a raise, likely starting during the 2023-24 season, either via an extension or free agency. Should the Raptors decide to go in another direction, they could probably get a haul for him after the All-Star season he just had.

45
Chet Holmgren (Oklahoma City)

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Guaranteed money left: $20,277,240 till 2023-24
Agent: Bill Duffy

Holmgren’s value should remain high over the next few seasons despite any skepticism on his body and length.

46
Chris Paul (Phoenix)

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Guaranteed money left: $44,200,000 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 14.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 10.8 apg, 49.3 FG%, 31.7 3P%
Agent: Steve Heumann

Considering all the Suns gave up for Paul was the 30th pick in this year’s draft, it’s clear they should be able to extract much more than that should they decide to trade him this offseason. His contract structure, which only has one guaranteed season left, reduces the risk of age-related regression for interested teams.

47
Jalen Green (Houston)

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Guaranteed money left: $9,441,840 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 17.3 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.6 apg, 42.6 FG%, 34.3 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

Green may not have had quite the season some of the rookies above him had, but he is just as untouchable as them. Look for him to make a big leap this season.

48
Domantas Sabonis (Sacramento)

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Guaranteed money left: $37,900,000 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 18.9 ppg, 12.1 rpg, 5.2 apg, 57.3 FG%, 31.2 3P%
Agent: Greg Lawrence

Sabonis’s value was thought to be equivalent to the two first-round picks and talented young player the Magic originally received for Nikola Vucevic. The Kings should be able to extract a similar package should they suddenly decide to pivot from him.

49
Jarrett Allen (Cleveland)

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Guaranteed money left: $80,000,000 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 16.1 ppg, 10.8 rpg, 1.6 apg, 67.7 FG%, 10.0 3P%
Agent: Jim Tanner and Derrick Powell

Allen is now worth way more than the late first-round pick Cleveland gave up to acquire him. If the Cavaliers decide to trade him down the line, they should be able to receive multiple first-round picks for him, especially at his reasonable $20 million annual salary.

50
Marcus Smart (Boston)

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Guaranteed money left: $77,087,996 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 12.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 5.9 apg, 41.8 FG%, 33.1 3P%
Agent: Jason Glushon

In 2020 there was some discourse if Smart’s trade value was worth the second overall pick in that year’s draft. After a career year where he won Defensive Player of the Year and helped lead the Celtics to the Finals, it wouldn’t be outrageous for a team to offer a high lottery pick for him.

51
Tyler Herro (Miami)

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Guaranteed money left: $5,722,116 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 20.7 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 4.0 apg, 44.7 FG%, 39.9 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Herro’s trade value could be revealed soon if the Heat choose not to extend him. He should have lots of suitors, and it will be interesting to see if a package including Herro and multiple future first-round picks can be enough to get a player higher on this list.

52
OG Anunoby (Toronto)

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Guaranteed money left: $55,928,571 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 17.1 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2.6 apg, 44.3 FG%, 36.3 3P%
Agent: Omar Wilkes

With Scottie Barnes in Toronto’s plans, Anunoby could be the centerpiece of significant trade in the future. His elite defense and his team-friendly deal make him appealing to any team.

53
DeMar DeRozan (Chicago)

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Guaranteed money left: $55,900,000 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 27.9 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 4.9 apg, 50.4 FG%, 35.2 3P%
Agent: Aaron Goodwin

DeRozan might’ve had one of the biggest rises in trade value compared to 2020-21. His All-NBA season and ridiculous mid-range shooting probably has teams that previously weren’t interested in him willing to give up more than a first-round pick.

54
Andrew Wiggins (Golden State)

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Guaranteed money left: $33,616,770 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 17.2 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.2 apg, 46.6 FG%, 39.3 3P%
Agent: Andrew Morrison

Wiggins went from one of the league’s worst contracts to arguably one of the better value wing players. He is now extension-eligible and could get a new long-term deal with the Warriors after the successful season they just had.

55
Josh Giddey (Oklahoma City)

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Guaranteed money left: $6,287,400 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 12.5 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 6.4 apg, 41.9 FG%, 26.3 3P%
Agent: Alex Saratsis

Giddey seems to be part of the next great Thunder team alongside Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and whoever they select in this year’s draft. He should rise through these rankings over the next few seasons.

56
Jalen Brunson (New York)

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Guaranteed money left: $104,000,000 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats:
16.3 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 4.8 apg, 50.2 FG%, 37.3 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

Dallas had a chance to extend Brunson to four years, $55.6 million, which would’ve made him one of the biggest bargains in the league and skyrocketed his trade value. He is now earning nearly double that amount, and it will be interesting to see how the league values him on his new deal.

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Bradley Beal (Washington)

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Guaranteed money left: $251,019,650 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 23.2 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 6.6 apg, 45.1 FG%, 30.0 3P%
Agent: Mark Bartelstein

Beal’s name has been in trade rumors for over a year now, and the Wizards probably could’ve gotten a massive haul for him last year. Instead, they kept him and re-signed him to a maximum contract. His annual salary, trade bonus, player option, and no-trade clause have lowered his value.

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Deandre Ayton (Phoenix)

Deandre Ayton, Phoenix Suns

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Guaranteed money left: $132,929,125 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats:
17.2 ppg, 10.2 rpg, 1.4 apg, 63.4 FG%, 36.8 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy and Nima Namakian

Ayton’s trade value should remain high going forward, even after getting the maximum contract he was seeking since the last offseason. He has proven to be one of the most viable centers for the playoffs.

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Jamal Murray (Denver)

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Guaranteed money left: $101,500,200 till 2024-25
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Murray would probably be 20-30 spots higher had he played last season. A healthy bounceback year could put him back in that range.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. (Memphis)

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Guaranteed money left: $104,720,000 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 16.3 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 1.1 apg, 41.5 FG%, 31.9 3P%
Agent: Austin Brown

Jackson Jr.’s value would probably be much higher if we’re purely looking at his skill. As of now, it might be limited by his excessive fouling, which made him a liability in the playoffs at times.

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Franz Wagner (Orlando)

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Guaranteed money left: $5,258,280 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 15.2 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.9 apg, 46.8 FG%, 35.4 3P%
Agent: Jason Glushon

Despite deepening their frontcourt with the selection of Paolo Banchero, Wagner is still untouchable for the Magic as his trade value should soar over the next few seasons.

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Jabari Smith Jr. (Houston)

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Guaranteed money left: $18,209,160 till 2023-24
Agent: Wallace Prather

Smith Jr. surprisingly fell to the third overall selection after being the consensus No. 1 pick after the draft lottery. He should still have immense trade value going forward.

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Herb Jones (New Orleans)

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Guaranteed money left: $3,621,096 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 9.5 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.1 apg, 47.6 FG%, 33.7 3P%
Agent: Kieran Piller

Jones is locked into a minimum salary over the next two seasons and could make an All-Defense team during the stretch. He’s arguably one of the biggest bargains in the league, and his salary will help the Pelicans navigate roster-building challenges as they near the luxury tax.

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Robert Williams (Boston)

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Guaranteed money left: $48,892,860 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 10.0 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 2.0 apg, 73.6 FG%
Agent: Kevin Bradbury

Williams’ value is intriguing to gauge. On one hand, he’s been invaluable for the Celtics in their Finals run and will to earn just over the mid-level exception. At the same time, his availability has been poor, and he’s missed time at the worst possible stretches. If he continues to improve and plays in enough games, he could be 20 spots or so higher on this list.

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RJ Barrett (New York)

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Guaranteed money left: $10,900,635 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 20.0 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 3.0 apg, 40.8 FG%, 34.2 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy

Barrett’s current value may be in the eye of the beholder, mainly because any team that trades for him has to be prepared to give him a lucrative raise on his next contract. The Knicks ideally would like to build around him, but he could be the centerpiece of a trade that returns them an All-Star should a team demand him.

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Ben Simmons (Brooklyn)

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Guaranteed money left: $113,680,224 till 2024-25
Agent: Rich Paul

Simmons’ trade value plummeted with his refusal to play for the Sixers, which put his commitment to basketball in doubt. Still, he is so talented that he could easily be 60 spots higher on this list had he played last season.

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CJ McCollum (New Orleans)

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Guaranteed money left: $69,135,802 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 22.1 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 5.1 apg, 46.0 FG%, 38.8 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

McCollum’s current annual salary might be a little too rich for many teams, which is what likely limited Portland’s return when they traded him. His play so far for the Pelicans may have already raised his trade value above the one first-round pick they gave up for him.

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Nikola Vucevic (Chicago)

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Guaranteed money left: $22,000,000 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 17.6 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 3.2 apg, 47.3 FG%, 31.4 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy

Vucevic had quite the down season, especially from the three-point line, as he struggled to get his shot going with his new team. His value might not ever get to the level of return Chicago originally gave up to get him, but a bounce-back season could get him closer to it.

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De'Aaron Fox (Sacramento)

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Guaranteed money left: $134,896,800 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 23.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 5.6 apg, 47.3 FG%, 29.7 3P%
Agent: Chris Gaston

Fox’s value is limited by his maximum contract, which kept him in Sacramento at the trade deadline whether he was or wasn’t the guard wanted to keep. There is still room for him to rise in these rankings with an All-Star appearance and improved shooting.

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Cameron Johnson (Phoenix)

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Guaranteed money left: $5,887,899 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 12.5 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 1.5 apg, 46.0 FG%, 42.5 3P%
Agent: Ty Sullivan

Johnson might be one of the most underrated players in the league due to having a limited role off the bench for a stacked Suns team. He should steadily climb these rankings if he eventually starts assuming he gets a team-friendly extension.

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John Collins (Atlanta)

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Guaranteed money left: $102,000,000 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 16.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 1.8 apg, 52.6 FG%, 36.4 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Like Bogdan Bogdanovic, Collins could also be a part of a consolidation trade for the Hawks. It’s also possible they look to move him for an equally talented frontcourt player who could improve their defense.

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Lonzo Ball (Chicago)

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Guaranteed money left: $61,395,349 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 13.0 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 5.1 apg, 42.3 FG%, 42.3 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Ball is one of the best defensive guards in the league and would be considerably higher on this list if not for already missing significant time in his career with injuries. Unless these injuries continue to persist, look for the Bulls to keep him as he’s been excellent for them in his limited minutes so far.

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Jerami Grant (Portland)

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Guaranteed money left: $20,955,000 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 19.2 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.4 apg, 42.6 FG%, 35.8 3P%
Agent: Mike Kneisley

Grant’s three-year $60 million contract raised many eyebrows when he signed it, but it turned out to be a great value seeing the Pistons were able to extract a future first-round pick for him.

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Jonathan Kuminga (Golden State)

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Guaranteed money left: $11,206,200 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 9.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 51.3 FG%, 33.6 3P%
Agent: Aaron Turner

Kuminga represents the embarrassment of riches the Warriors have in terms of present and future value. Last year, many speculated the Warriors would offer a trade package headlined by Kuminga for an All-Star like Bradley Beal. Now they seem likely to keep him fresh off a championship and watch his game and value grow.

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Julius Randle (New York)

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Guaranteed money left: $106,444,800 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 20.1 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 5.1 apg, 41.1 FG%, 30.8 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

Randle’s value cratered after signing his four-year, $106.4 million extension and immediately regressing back to the mean. It could continue to decline if he doesn’t regain his All-Star form while on an ascending contract.

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Luguentz Dort (Oklahoma City)

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Guaranteed money left: $64,777,778 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 17.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.7 apg, 40.4 FG%, 33.2 3P%
Agent: Thaddeus Foucher

Dort should still maintain strong trade value on $16.5 million annually thanks to his elite perimeter defense.

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Myles Turner (Indiana)

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Guaranteed money left: $18,000,000 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 12.9 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 2.8 bpg, 50.9 FG%, 33.3 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy

Indiana could be open to moving Turner right now if the right offer comes along. A handful of teams like Charlotte, Dallas, Toronto, and the Lakers could use him, which would create a bidding war for him.

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Tobias Harris (Philadelphia)

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Guaranteed money left: $76,903,200 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 17.2 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 3.5 apg, 48.2 FG%, 36.7 3P%
Agent: Torrel Harris

Harris remains a great role player, but his contract has limited his trade value over the last few seasons. With only two years left on it, his value has slowly grown solely based on the passage of time.

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Jaden Ivey (Detroit)

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Guaranteed money left: $14,866,680 till 2023-24
Agent: Austin Brown

The Pistons lucked out into getting exactly the type of player they needed in Ivey. It will be fascinating to see where he ranks over the next few seasons.

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Anfernee Simons (Portland)

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Guaranteed money left: $100,000,000 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats:
17.3 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 3.9 apg, 44.3 FG%, 40.5 3P%
Agent: Bill Duffy

Simons got rewarded with a very lucrative contract based on strong play in a small sample size next season. Time will tell if he is a $25 million player annually.

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Keegan Murray (Sacramento)

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Guaranteed money left: $16,417,440 till 2023-24
Agent: Mark Bartelstein

The Kings made a lot of heads turn when they selected Murray with the fourth-overall pick, but that selection is looking good so far based on his performance in summer league.

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Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn)

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Guaranteed money left: $36,934,550 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 27.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 5.8 apg, 46.9 FG%, 41.8 3P%
Agent: Shetellia Riley Irving

Irving would easily be 30 spots higher on this list if not for his unavailability and the uncertainty on if he would even play for any team other than the Nets or Lakers. As of now, it’s hard to tell if he even has positive trade value.

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Gary Trent Jr. (Toronto)

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Guaranteed money left: $36,290,000 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 18.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.0 apg, 41.4 FG%, 38.3 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Trent’s value could be limited by his short contract, which effectively makes him an expiring contract this season since he has a player option for the 2023-24 season. Any team that trades for him might have to be prepared to give him a raise should he enter free agency in 2023.

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Jakob Poeltl (San Antonio)

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Guaranteed money left: $9,398,148 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 13.5 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 2.8 apg, 61.8 FG%
Agent: Michael Tellem

Poeltl garnered a lot of trade interest during the trade deadline after elevating himself to being one of the league’s better rim protectors. He is due for a raise soon with his contract running out, and it will be interesting to see if the Spurs want to pay him or potentially trade him with a year left on his deal.

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Jonas Valanciunas (New Orleans)

Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Pelicans

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Guaranteed money left: $30,135,000 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 17.8 ppg, 11.4 rpg, 2.6 apg, 54.4 FG%, 36.1 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

Valanciunas is another player the Pelicans acquired who is already worth more than the price they traded to get him, especially now that he’s under team control for another two years. If New Orleans decided to make an upgrade at center, he could be the centerpiece of that trade package along with some draft picks.

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Keldon Johnson (San Antonio)

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Guaranteed money left: $77,873,025 till 2026-27
2021/22 stats: 17.0 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.1 apg, 46.6 FG%, 39.8 3P%
Agent: Rich Paul

Johnson is one of the bigger draft steals in recent memory and was just rewarded with a four-year, $74 million contract. He still has a ton of room to grow and could be much higher in these rankings in a couple years.

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Cole Anthony (Orlando)

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Guaranteed money left: $3,613,680 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 16.3 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 5.7 apg, 39.1 FG%, 33.8 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Anthony’s emergence gives Orlando a lot of options for their guard situation, especially if Jalen Suggs pans out. If they ever decide to move on from Anthony, they should be able to extract a lot of value for him.

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Terry Rozier (Charlotte)

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Guaranteed money left: $94,539,789 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 19.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 4.5 apg, 44.4 FG%, 37.4 3P%
Agent: Aaron Turner

It’s possible Rozier’s trade value declined a bit after capitalizing on a four-year, $96.3 million extension last offseason. His value could be displayed if the Hornets decide to trade him to clear room for new contracts for LaMelo Ball and PJ Washington.

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Clint Capela (Atlanta)

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Guaranteed money left: $62,588,176 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 11.1 ppg, 11.9 rpg, 1.3 bpg, 61.3 FG%
Agent: Darren ‘Mats’ Matsubara

Capela should be much higher on this list should he regain his 2020-21 form. There is no rush to trade him now, but he could be available down the line when Onyeka Okungwu is due for an extension, assuming he develops into a starter.

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Alperen Sengun (Houston)

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Guaranteed money left: $6,590,040 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 9.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2.6 apg, 47.4 FG%, 24.8 3P%
Agent: Sean Kennedy

Sengun will have the keys to the frontcourt now that the Rockets traded Christian Wood. Perhaps this season he will make a leap that gets him closer to bring the lottery-level talent many projected him to be.

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Saddiq Bey (Detroit)

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Guaranteed money left: $5,783,400 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 16.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 2.8 apg, 39.6 FG%, 34.6 3P%
Agent: James Dunleavy

Bey is quietly becoming one of the better young scorers in the league. There’s no reason for the Pistons to move him, but his potential could probably net them a first-round pick in a trade right now.

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Seth Curry (Brooklyn)

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Guaranteed money left: $8,496,653 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 15.0 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.6 apg, 48.7 FG%, 42.2 3P%
Agent: Erika Ruiz

Curry should net at least a first-round pick in a trade. He will be eligible to extend with the Nets in August for up to four years, $58 million.

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Harrison Barnes (Sacramento)

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Guaranteed money left: $18,352,273 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 16.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 2.4 apg, 46.9 FG%, 39.4 3P%
Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Barnes has been a solid contributor for the Kings, but they may look to trade him largely because his $18.3 million salary is great for facilitating a deal. It’s possible they look to combine him with the fourth overall pick in this year’s draft for a veteran upgrade.

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Brandon Clarke (Memphis)

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Guaranteed money left: $4,343,920 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 10.4 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.3 apg, 64.4 FG%, 22.7 3P%
Agent: Mark Bartelstein

If Memphis doesn’t extend Clarke, he could be a part of a consolidation trade for a new starter. His trade value increased significantly after his role in defeating the Timberwolves in the playoffs.

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D'Angelo Russell (Minnesota)

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Guaranteed money left: $31,377,750 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 18.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 7.1 apg, 41.1 FG%, 34.0 3P%
Agent: Aaron Mintz

Russell and the Timberwolves may be reaching a crossroads with only one year left on his deal. If they don’t extend him, they could trade him if they don’t want to keep him long-term, but they might not get such a strong return considering most teams in the league are set at point guard.

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Bogdan Bogdanovic (Atlanta)

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Guaranteed money left: $36,000,000 till 2023-24
2021/22 stats: 15.1 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.1 apg, 43.1 FG%, 36.8 3P%
Agent: Jason Ranne

Bogdanovic could be included as part of a bigger trade if Atlanta wanted to acquire an All-Star. By himself, he could probably net the Hawks a first-round pick or talented young player.

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Dorian Finney-Smith (Dallas)

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Guaranteed money left: $55,560,960 till 2025-26
2021/22 stats: 11.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 1.9 apg, 47.1 FG%, 39.5 3P%
Agent: Michael Tellem

The Mavericks will probably be looking to trade for an All-Star this offseason, and Finney-Smith is one of their role players with the most trade value. After his contributions towards reaching the Conference Finals, Dallas could make him off-limits in negotiations.

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De'Andre Hunter (Atlanta)

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Guaranteed money left: $9,835,881 till 2022-23
2021/22 stats: 13.4 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 1.3 apg, 44.2 FG%, 37.3 3P%
Agent: Thaddeus Foucher

Hunter has proven that he is a starting-caliber player in the league but hasn’t had many opportunities to show it. If he were healthier and playing more consistently, he should easily be 30 spots higher on this list.

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Malcolm Brogdon (Boston)

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Guaranteed money left: $67,600,000 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 19.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 5.9 apg, 44.8 FG%, 31.2 3P%
Agent: Austin Brown

Brogdon’s injury history has likely dried the market for him, which played in Boston’s favor. He will now be one of the best backup guards in the league who could close for the Celtics depending on the game situation.

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Derrick White (Boston)

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Guaranteed money left: $54,321,429 till 2024-25
2021/22 stats: 13.2 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 4.9 apg, 42.1 FG%, 31.2 3P%
Agent: Mike Lindeman

White’s contributions in Boston’s Finals run have already made him exceed the value of the first-round pick and pick swap they gave up for him. The Celtics might be more likely to offer him an extension down the line than trade him any time soon.

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