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NBA Free Agency 2011: 5 Role Players That Can Be the Difference for Your Team

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NBA Free Agency 2011: 5 Role Players That Can Be the Difference for Your Team
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There are teams this offseason that may overpay for the bigger names out there in hopes of making big statements for their fan base and potentially making a huge impact in the win column.

As we learned from the past though, overpaying for free agents is not the answer. 

Yes, this offseason does have its share of names, which include Marc Gasol, Nene, Jamal Crawford and David West.

Teams with the necessary cap space may overpay for the above, but it will be the teams that make the smaller, frugal, yet smarter signings this offseason that will be the winners of the 2011 shortened offseason.

The following free agents could be had for a relatively cheap price and may make a key impact for their future teams.

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