The 2011 cast of NBA free agent guards features zero superstars, but consists of many effective players.
As opposed to last season, when top-notch scoring guards like Dwyane Wade and Joe Johnson were free agents, none of the guards on this list are currently averaging more than 18 points per game.
Between the lack of elite scorers and the possibility of a lockout next season, the 2011 class of free agent guards simply does not carry the same hype as last season. However, there could be a high number of impactful point and shooting guards that test the free agent market this summer.
Whether a team is looking for a veteran point guard with experience like Andre Miller, or a young, explosive guard like Rodney Stuckey, there are several guards that could become available.
Here are the top ten.