NBA's Top Unrestricted Free Agents
Age: 28 Position: Point Guard 2011-12 Team: Nets 2011-12 Stats: 21.0 ppg, 8.7 apg, 3.3 rpg, 1.2 spg Skinny: The NBA's top free agent of 2012 is reportedly picking between the Nets and Mavericks. The three-time All-Star is likely to receive a max contract from either team, but Brooklyn can offer an extra year.
Age: 36 Position: Power Forward/Center 2011-12 Team: Celtics 2011-12 Stats: 15.8 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.0 bpg Skinny: Reports indicate that the 14-time All-Star is picking between retirement and making one more run with the Celtics.
Age: 38 Position: Point Guard 2011-12 Team: Suns 2011-12 Stats: 12.5 ppg, 10.7 apg, 3.0 rpg, 0.6 spg Skinny: This could be the year the two-time MVP finally leaves Phoenix. A bevy of contenders are expected to make a run at the veteran point guard.
Age: 36 Position: Power Forward/Center 2011-12 Team: Spurs 2011-12 Stats: 15.4 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 2.3 apg, 1.5 bpg Skinny: Duncan is a free agent in name only. The future Hall of Famer is expected to re-sign with San Antonio.
Age: 25 Position: Power Forward 2011-12 Team: Bucks 2011-12 Stats: 13.0 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 1.2 apg, 45.5 3P% Skinny: One of the best big young men on the market, Ilyasova should attract a number of suitors.
Age: 36 Position: Shooting Guard 2011-12 Team: Celtics 2011-12 Stats: 14.2 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 2.4 apg, 45.8 3P% Skinny: Several contenders, including the Heat and Bulls, are expected to pursue the veteran sharpshooter.
Age: 25 Position: Point Guard 2011-12 Team: 76ers 2011-12 Stats: 14.9 ppg, 3.5 apg, 0.8 spg, 40.7 FG% Skinny: Williams opted out of the final year of his contract after averaging almost 15 ppg off the bench. Despite his production, Philly may not retain him due to an already-crowded backcourt.
Age: 34 Position: Shooting Guard 2011-12 Team: Mavericks 2011-12 Stats: 15.1 ppg, 3.6 apg, 2.4 rpg, 88.3 FT% Skinny: Terry said he wants to return to the Mavericks, but not on a one-year deal. He'll likely test the free-agent waters.
Age: 29 Position: Small Forward 2011-12 Team: Blazers/Nets 2011-12 Stats: 13.8 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.5 bpg Skinny: Wallace opted out of the final year of his contract with the Nets and wants more than a one-year deal.
Age: 26 Position: Point Guard 2011-12 Team: Rockets 2011-12 Stats: 11.7 ppg, 5.3 apg, 2.5 rpg, 1.3 spg Skinny: With Dragic and Kyle Lowry, the Rockets have two starting point guards but just one spot. It's unlikely Houston keeps both this offseason.