The NBA has been in a constant state of helter-skelter since the free agency period began on Sunday. With Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker amongst those who have already announced where they will be playing next year, all of the focus has shifted to Kawhi Leonard.
However, there are still plenty of solid, role-playing free agents who can help a team improve for a fraction of the price as one of those big superstars. For instance, former Warriors' guard Quinn Cook is now available after the Dubs rescinded his qualifying offer. He has shown the ability to both play off the bench, and start at times in the place of injured players. He also has experience helping the Warriors win multiple NBA championships.
Here are the three most likely landing spots for Cook next season.
3. Philadelphia 76ers
The 76ers have made big changes this offseason, trading Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat, adding Josh Richardson in the process and signing free agent big man, Al Horford. Backcourt depth has now become the Sixers' main concern, as the team needs to find a reliable option to pair with Ben Simmons, especially with T.J. McConnell's future with Philly in limbo.
2. Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers have the bones of a contender, but still need to fill out their roster around LeBron James and Anthony Davis. While they did well to sign Jared Dudley Tuesday night, they are still in need of a point guard who can hit open shots and find ways to get the ball to their superstars.
1. Brooklyn Nets
The Nets have began a complete roster overhaul this offseason, signing Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, and trading their best player from last year, DeAngelo Russell, to the Golden State Warriors. Cook would be a great fit for them. He can play off the ball in more of a spot-up shooter role, in addition to coming off the bench as a backup for Irving. Not to mention, Cook was Kevin Durant's closest friend on the Warriors.
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