Top Five Fits for NBA Free Agents (#1-20)


As people prepare for the July 1st start date of official NBA Free Agency, players and teams alike must consider short term and long term fit. Different players fit better or worse with different teams because of factors like position, age/time-line, playing style, skills. and even salary. Here are the top five fits for each NBA Free Agent.

Rk Player Pos 2016-17 Stats WS Best Fit (1) 2 3 4 5
1 Stephen Curry G 25.3 Pts, 4.5 Reb, 6.6 Ast 12.6  GSW  CHO SAS HOU NOP
2 Kevin Durant F-G 25.1 Pts, 8.3 Reb, 4.8 Ast 12  GSW OKC HOU MIA TOR
3 Chris Paul G 18.1 Pts, 5.0 Reb, 9.2 Ast 10.6  HOU
4 Gordon Hayward F-G 21.9 Pts, 5.4 Reb, 3.5 Ast 10.4  UTA BOS MIA HOU OKC
5 Kyle Lowry G 22.4 Pts, 4.8 Reb, 7.0 Ast 10.1 TOR DEN PHI NOP SAS
6 Otto Porter F 13.4 Pts, 6.4 Reb, 1.5 Ast 9.4 WAS BKN MIA ORL HOU
7 Jeff Teague G 15.3 Pts, 4.0 Reb, 7.8 Ast 8.1 IND SAS NOP DET DEN
8 Blake Griffin F 21.6 Pts, 8.1 Reb, 4.9 Ast 7.7 BOS MIA MEM UTA HOU
9 Danilo Gallinari F 18.2 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 2.1 Ast 6.9 BKN MIA DEN HOU OKC
10 Andre Iguodala G-F 7.6 Pts, 4.0 Reb, 3.4 Ast 6.9 PHI MEM OKC HOU TOR
11 Pau Gasol F-C 12.4 Pts, 7.8 Reb, 2.3 Ast 6.4 SAS CLE NYK BOS MEM
12 Paul Millsap F 18.1 Pts, 7.7 Reb, 3.7 Ast 6.4 MIA OKC UTA TOR POR
13 Mason Plumlee C-F 10.4 Pts, 7.5 Reb, 3.5 Ast 6 BKN NYK BOS SAS CHI
14 George Hill G 16.9 Pts, 3.4 Reb, 4.1 Ast 5.9 UTA PHI NOP SAS HOU
15 JaMychal Green F 8.9 Pts, 7.1 Reb, 1.1 Ast 5.8 MEM BKN OKC MIA BOS
16 David Lee F 7.3 Pts, 5.6 Reb, 1.6 Ast 5.7 SAS WAS NYK MIA BOS
17 Dewayne Dedmon C 5.1 Pts, 6.5 Reb, 0.6 Ast 5.2 SAS BKN NYK MIL ATL
18 Serge Ibaka F-C 14.8 Pts, 6.8 Reb, 0.9 Ast 5.1 TOR BOS MIL OKC CLE
19 James Johnson F 12.8 Pts, 4.9 Reb, 3.6 Ast 5.1 MIA BKN OKC WAS DEN
20 Patty Mills G 9.5 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 3.5 Ast 5.1 SAS PHI MIL DEN DET

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