In a free-agency class where the likes of Jamal Crawford, David West and Nene Hilario reign supreme as the top available players, it makes it pretty obvious that the talent level may be lacking this offseason when in comparison to that of last year and next year.
While there may not be any franchise players to pick and choose from, there are a plethora of role players that have specialties in certain areas. With players like Grant Hill and Shane Battier providing veteran leadership and strong defense, there are also players who have the specialty of being able to score at a high volume and at a high level.
These players may be the most valuable in free agency this year as a number of teams will be looking to add a pure scorer to rev up their offense.
The five players mentioned in this piece would be extremely valuable assets to any team that they sign with. Their ability to score on their shots near the basket off of drives or off of their stellar shooting from the mid-range and perimeter which sets them apart from every other player that calls themselves a scorer.
The soon-to-be-mentioned players all have a possible chance of leaving their team as well with a number of their squads actually contemplating benching these offensive juggernauts.
By being threatened with a benching in favor of someone else, we could very well expect these five players to be on the move within the coming weeks and possibly contributing 15 to 20 points per night with their new team.
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