Best NBA Free Agents Left

Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:01 PM UTC

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 9:01 PM UTC

Many players have already changed teams but plenty of talent is still available for contenders looking to add depth to their rotations with veterans.

<div><p>Unrestricted free agent Jamal Crawford is one of the players that teams should consider for one of their final roster spots.</p><p>Crawford averaged 7.9 points and 3.6 assists in 18.9 minutes over 64 games off the bench with the Suns last season while shooting 39.7 percent from the field, 33.2 percent from 3-point range and 84.5 percent from the free-throw line.</p><div>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;Jamal Crawford scored 5️⃣1️⃣ points to close out last season and he's still a free agent. Best believe someone's favorite team is gonna get a steal. ✍🏽 &lt;a href=\"https://t.co/6mq2QRWYur\"&gt;pic.twitter.com/6mq2QRWYur&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;— SLAM (@SLAMonline) &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/SLAMonline/status/1156649050948558848?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;July 31, 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src=\"https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</div><div> </div><p>The veteran guard made history by scoring 51 points in his last game of the season on April 9 against the Mavericks, becoming the oldest player (39 years, 20 days) with a 50-point game in the <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/picks/nba/" target="_blank">NBA</a>, surpassing Michael Jordan (38 years, 315 days) on December 29, 2001. Crawford is also the first player ever to score 50 points for four different teams.</p><p>Jamal Crawford has always been a prolific scorer throughout his career, averaging 14.6 points in 29.4 minutes over 1326 games and he's won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award three times. Teams that need scoring off the bench should go after Crawford in what could be the final season of his career.</p><p><strong>Best Players Still Available (in no particular order)</strong></p><p>Jamal Crawford (11.75 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Carmelo Anthony (10.90 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Kenneth Faried (21.62 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Jeremy Lin (13.58 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Thabo Sefolosha (12.09 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Nene (11.90 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Iman Shumpert (9.11 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Shaun Livingston (11.71 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Joakim Noah (18.63 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Ryan Anderson (4.60 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Jerryd Bayless (8.58 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Luol Deng (14.63 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Lance Thomas (6.40 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Raymond Felton (11.21 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Dante Cunningham (10.21 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Jodie Meeks (16.04 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Amir Johnson (13.12 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Quincy Pondexter (13.20 Player Efficiency Rating)</p><p>Zaza Pachulia (13.69 Player Efficiency Rating)</p></div>
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