Tuck: Top 25 NBA Free Agents 2011

By Mike Tuck
Host, Tuck & O'Neill

The lockout is OVER!!!  Time to talk basketball!  The salary cap isn’t known yet, nor are some of the other details, but here is a list of the current salary figures for every team in the NBA.

Team 2011-12
Los Angeles Lakers $91,113,227
Orlando Magic $76,215,248
Portland Trail Blazers $73,423,562
San Antonio Spurs $73,096,214
Atlanta Hawks $66,496,237
Phoenix Suns $65,831,176
Miami HEAT $65,575,553
Chicago Bulls $64,429,940
Boston Celtics $64,377,513
Dallas Mavericks $61,718,348
New York Knicks $60,610,763
Utah Jazz $57,017,627
Cleveland Cavaliers $55,623,737
Memphis Grizzlies $55,225,383
Philadelphia 76ers $54,117,265
Oklahoma City Thunder $53,564,231
Milwaukee Bucks $51,551,140
Golden State Warriors $49,186,872
Minnesota Timberwolves $48,539,139
Houston Rockets $48,383,963
Detroit Pistons $47,862,792
Charlotte Bobcats $47,631,491
Toronto Raptors $47,129,432
Washington Wizards $45,884,529
Los Angeles Clippers $45,419,032
New Orleans Hornets $44,481,930
New Jersey Nets $40,921,102
Indiana Pacers $37,637,644
Sacramento Kings $30,239,949
Denver Nuggets $29,660,238

 

Here are my top 25 free agents that will be the names to know when free agency gets underway.
1. Nene, C

2. Marc Gasol, C

3. David, West  PF

4. Tyson Chandler, C

5. Jason Richardson, SG

6. Jeff Green, F

7. Jamal Crawford, G

8. Shane Battier, SF

9. Aaron Afflalo, SG

10. Rodney Stuckey, G

11. Marcus Thornton, SG

12. Aaron Brooks, PG*

13. Grant Hill, SF

14. Greg Oden, C

15. J.J. Barea, SG

16. Carl Landry, PF

17. Tayshaun Prince, SF

18.  DeAndre Jordan, C

19. Glen “Big Baby” Davis, PF

20. Wilson Chandler, SF*

21. Nick Young, SG

22. Samuel Dalembert, C

23. Kris Humpries, PF

24. JR Smith, SG*

25. Kenyon Martin, PF*

*- Ineligible to play in the NBA until March

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