Announcement FS.com is hiring! List 'FS.com News Desk' as interested position. APPLY NOW! ×

NBA Free Agency: 5 players who will have the greatest impact

Use your ← → (arrows) to browse
Feb 24, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (2) and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second half at the American Airlines Arena. MIami won 109-105. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 24, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving (2) and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second half at the American Airlines Arena. MIami won 109-105. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Contrary to popular opinion, there are two dueling strategies to how a team should go about NBA Free Agency. Whereas free agent acquisitions in the National Basketball Association are classically thought of as net positives for the strength of a franchise, rebuilding teams seeking perennial top draft picks.

Sam Hinkie’s Philadelphia 76ers are beginning to treat free agency as a mathematical exercise in which futile optimism is favored over tangible results.

For the purposes of this list of the five players who will have the greatest impact on their new teams, only offseason acquisitions yielding positive value will be ranked.

Use your ← → (arrows) to browse

Tags: Aaron Brooks Ed Davis Lance Stephenson Lebron James Lists NBA Vince Carter

comments powered by Disqus