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J.R. Smith, Josh Smith: Full List Of NBA Free Agents Available

J.R. Smith, Josh Smith: Full List Of NBA Free Agents Available
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J.R. Smith, Josh Smith: Full List Of NBA Free Agents Available

J.R. Smith leads the class of NBA Free Agents still available as the new season approaches. Here, we look at noteworthy free agents still on the market.

J.R. Smith leads the class of NBA Free Agents still available as the new season approaches. With all 30 teams beginning their training camps next week, we look at noteworthy free agents still on the market.

Even though Smith has decided to skip the Cleveland Cavaliers’ preseason camp, league sources expect the veteran shooting guard to re-sign with the NBA champions.

Smith’s situation is similar to Tristan Thompson, who, too, skipped camp last year due to a contract dispute.

However, Thompson was re-signed by the Cavaliers just in time for the preseason.

According to ESPN’s Mark Stein, Smith is still insistent on receiving a five-year contract in the range of $15 million per season. Since the Cavs own his Bird Rights, they are in a position to go over the salary cap.

Here the full list of players still available in the market:

  1. Jeff Ayres, F (Previous team: Detroit Pistons)
  2. Steve Blake, G (Previous team: Detroit Pistons)
  3. Matt Bonner, F (Previous team: San Antonio Spurs)
  4. Caron Butler, F (Previous team: Sacramento Kings)
  5. Chase Budinger, F (Previous team: Phoenix Suns)
  6. Mario Chalmers, G (Previous team: Memphis Grizzlies)
  7. Norris Cole, G (Previous team: New Orleans Pelicans)
  8. Cleanthony Early, F (Previous team: New York Knicks)
  9. Jorge Gutierrez, G (Previous team: Charlotte Hornets)
  10. P.J. Hairston, F (Previous team: Memphis Grizzlies)
  11. Tyler Hansbrough, F (Previous team: Charlotte Hornets)
  12. Kirk Hinrich, G (Previous team: Atlanta Hawks)
  13. Ryan Hollins, C (Previous team: Memphis Grizzlies)
  14. Chris Kaman, C (Previous team: Portland Trail Blazers)
  15. Kevin Martin, G (Previous team: San Antonio Spurs)
  16. Andre Miller, G (Previous team: San Antonio Spurs)
  17. Xavier Munford, G (Previous team: Memphis Grizzlies)
  18. Nazr Mohammed, C (Previous team: Oklahoma City Thunder)
  19. Gary Neal, G (Previous team: Washington Wizards)
  20. Kendrick Perkins, C (Previous team: New Orleans Pelicans)
  21. Tayshaun Prince, F (Previous team: Minnesota Timberwolves)
  22. Thomas Robinson, F (Previous team: Brooklyn Nets)
  23. Henry Sims, F (Previous team: Brooklyn Nets)
  24. Josh SmithF (Previous team: Houston Rockets)
  25. ‎J.R. Smith, G (Previous team: Cleveland Cavaliers)
  26. Charlie Villanueva, F (Previous team: Dallas Mavericks)
  27. Metta World Peace, F (Previous team: Los Angeles Lakers)
  28. Dorell Wright, F (Previous team: Miami Heat)

Restricted Free Agent

Donatas Motiejunas, F (Previous team: Houston Rockets)

While Motiejunas has received interest from the New York Knicks, who don’t really have the needed salary cap to pursue him, Josh Smith has been linked with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Preseason begins on Oct.3 so a lot of the aforementioned players could get invited to training camps ahead of next week.

Will J.R. Smith shock the world and sign elsewhere? And will any of the other free agents land deals with title contenders? Stay tuned.

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