Now that the two sides have finally kissed and made up, the NBA season is back in defect as they have struck a deal.
It's now time to play some hoops and give the fans what they have been craving for. The NBA is back to live action, as owners and players have agreed how to share their millions that will now have the season commencing on Christmas Day.
Santa will be bringing live NBA games to local TV's all over the country, but what other gifts will he be bringing via free agency? Just as the NFL recently had the experience of a free agent frenzy, NBA owners and fans will see a plethora of movement from all 30 teams in hopes of plucking the best of what there is to offer.
Teams will be looking for that Black Friday-type of deal, while some owners will grossly overpay for a player based on need, want or potential.
Let's take a look at the 2011 NBA free agents from top five to the absolute bottom five. Owners should go all out in hopes of getting the top five, while the 30 team should do everything possible to avoid the last bunch.