Just what type of impact will a new CBA have on NBA free agent negotiations and signings? Most likely a huge one.
Being sandwiched between two stellar, star-studded free agent classes, the players available this offseason do not bring as much hype as they should. This is a talent pool with many players who can be solid role players or possibly bud into stars.
For many of the top names eligible for a brand new contract, they could look to stay with a team they are comfortable with and well-suited to succeed. Money will likely be scarce for most teams based on lowering teams' salary caps, and they could look to take moves that are less risky for the near future.
These are some key players who are likely to stay with their current organizations.....