An electric scorer is immensely valuable to an NBA team. The 2011 free agent class has several players who fit that bill and will be welcome additions teams looking for scoring this summer.
The NBA is full of guys who can put the ball in the basket. We, the fans, frequently criticize players for their shortcomings, whether it be outside shooting, technique or otherwise.
However, these players are in the NBA for a reason: They know how to shoot, and they know how to score better than those who can't make the league.
Furthermore, some guys were seemingly born to score the basketball. This small subset of players, for whatever reason, possess unique abilities to score in large bunches, with suddenness and force. Often times, these players aren't as well-rounded as the average player, but their ability to generate scoring is deeply coveted by teams across the league.
With the summer of 2011 free agent period just around the corner, here's a look at eight players with unique scoring abilities who will be hotly pursued.