4 Best Remaining NBA Free Agents

Mike Esposito
2019 NBA Finals - Game Six
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The first couple of days of NBA free agency hasn't been without blockbuster moves and drama. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving signed with the Brooklyn Nets, seeing the their new team's future brighten and championship odds soar. Kemba Walker took Al Horford's place with the Boston Celtics after the latter left for division rival Philadelphia 76ers, and D'Angelo Russell and Jimmy Butler are on their way to new teams through blockbuster sign and trade deals.

Even though all of these franchise changing players are officially off the market, there are still several quality free agents left that can make even the worst of teams better.

With that in mind, here are the top four remaining NBA free agents left on the market.

4. JaMychal Green

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JaMychal Green isn't the kind of big name that you'd see almost every NBA franchise line up for, but he still brings plenty of value to the table. The 29-year-old big man was great in a rotational role for the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers last season, averaging 21.2 minutes per game (MPG), 9.4 points per game (PPG) and 6.3 rebounds per game (RPG) while shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc. A rebound-first big man capable of stretching the floor with a good outside shot, Green should garner plenty of interest from any contender looking to add quality depth.

3. Danny Green

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Danny Green was an integral, albeit underrated, player in the Toronto Raptors' championship run last season. The 10-year veteran was excellent for Toronto during the 2018-19 season, averaging 10.3 PPG and 4.0 RPG while nailing a ridiculous 45.5 percent of his 3-point attempts. He may not light up the stat sheet, but Green is a strong perimeter defender that's deadly behind the arc and could be in line for a solid payday if the right team comes knocking.

2. DeMarcus Cousins

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There's a huge "buyer beware" label on DeMarcus Cousins thanks to his injury history, but there's no denying he's the most talented big man remaining on the market. The 28-year-old center was solid for the Golden State Warriors last season, averaging 16.3 PPG and 8.2 RPG in the 30 regular-season games he played with the Dubs. Cousins, who's averaged 21.2 PPG and 10.9 RPG in his career, would normally command a lot of money in free agency. However, it's likely he signs for a discount with his new team due to his trouble staying healthy.

1. Kawhi Leonard

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It goes without saying that Kawhi Leonard is easily the best free agent left on the market now that Kevin Durant is headed to Brooklyn. The two-time NBA Finals MVP set career highs in 2018-19, recording 26.6 PPG and 7.3 RPG last season. However, Leonard was at his very best in the playoffs, averaging 30.5 PPG and 9.1 RPG while leading the Toronto Raptors to their first ever NBA championship. One of the league's best all-around talents with a wealth of postseason experience, Leonard can make almost any team he signs with a contender.


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