How do the Charlotte Bobcats, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and other teams manage to work into the 2013 NBA free-agent conversation?
They mostly fit in when we talk about dark-horse destinations for each of the high-profile guys on the open market. Here, we'll take a look at the 10 best players still available to the 30 teams making up the Association.
Chris Paul and David West would be featured here, but not after verbally committing to the Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers, respectively.
The goal here isn't to predict where these standouts will end up—you can find that all over the place this time of year. Instead, we're looking at the true long shots. They're fits that make sense, even if they don't have a high likelihood of coming to fruition.
But hey, you could count on unlikelier things happening.
Note: All contract information via Spotrac.com.