Okay, here goes, I'm going to post a list of free agents and let fellow Blazer Fans comment.
Restricted Free Agents
Josh Childress - recently visited Milwaukee, perhaps Richard Jefferson's replacement???
Marvin Williams - Seattle native, should've stayed in school, but hard to argue w/being #2 pick
Glen Davis - on my list
Aaron Gray - on my list
Linas Kleiza - on my list
Juan Carlos Navarro
David Lee - on my list
Nate Robinson - on my list
Marcin Gortat - signed a deal with the Mavericks
Carlos Delfino - I believe he is now unrestricted
Pops Mensah-Bonsu - I believe he is now unrestricted
Paul Milsap - reports are that he is seeking $10 mil plus....WTF???
Eddie House (P) - has already opted to stay
Stephon Marbury - turned down vet's minimum to stay with Boston
Ben Gordon - signed with Detroit - WAY overpaid
Jerome James (P) - there is NO way he will opt out
Zydrunas Ilgauskas (ETO) - no termination will take place
Anderson Varejao (P) - has already opted out
Devean George (P)
Jason Kidd - has lucrative offers from NY and Dallas
Steven Hunter (ETO) - will not terminate
Kwame Brown (P) - already opted to stay
Jamal Crawford (ETO) - disregard - traded to Atlanta, can't opt out
Marquis Daniels (T) - team declined his last year
Travis Diener (P) - Will not opt out
Ricky Davis (P)
Brian Skinner (P)
Kobe Bryant (ETO) - no termination - will sign extension
Malik Allen (P) - will not opt out
Francisco Elson (P) - will not opt out
Trenton Hassell (ETO) - will not terminate contract
Jarvis Hayes (T) - New Jersey picked up his last year
Eddy Curry (ETO) - will not terminate
Al Harrington (P) - will stay
Quentin Richardson (ETO) - will not terminate
Damien Wilkins (ETO) - I'm not sure
Anthony Johnson (P) - I'm not sure
Michael Finley (P) - has already opted to stay
Carlos Boozer (P) - has already opted to stay
Kyle Korver (ETO) - has already opted to stay
Mehmet Okur (ETO) - undecided
Etan Thomas (ETO) - traded to Minnesota - will not terminate
Last edited by blazerjimmy : 07-04-2009 at 10:17 AM.
Glen Davis - would probably cost the MLE, Boston not likely to match that, of course we could have got a very similar player/better defender in the draft if we'd taken DaJuan Blair.....
Aaron Gray - would be a solid 3rd center
David Lee - I'm interested, but not really sure where he fits on our roster
Nate Robinson - not big on his personality, but I did recently read where Coach Nate and Brandon Roy are pretty big on getting him.
Juwan Howard - professional, veteran backup PF
Dahntay Jones - solid on-ball defender, proven while defending CP3 and Kobe in the playoffs
Antonio McDyess - professional, veteran backup PF/C
Chris Mihm - potential 3rd center
Shelden Williams - was a freaking lottery pick, maybe give him a try out???
Chris Wilcox - maybe the Blazers can get some consistency from this guy as a backup PF??? Very talented, not real focused.
Robert Swift - has potential, his body has matured since he came out of Bakersfield, CA as a high schooler, has been injured - would like to see him in a Blazers uniform.
Andre Miller - would be an upgrade for us, but has to be at the right price
Matt Barnes - like his game and the fact that he didn't complain in Phoenix when his time was limited and they were losing - hate his freaking tats though
Grant Hill - total professional
Stromile Swift - has really struggled everywhere he's been, had a tragedy of some sort last season (I believe it was the death of his Mother), he could be a solid backup PF/C type
Shawn Marion - would be willing to sign him to a 3 year deal at $6 per, no more
Jake Voshkuhl - 3rd string center, can play a little PF
You know, there are some decent free agents out of those that would be nice for the right price, but I feel like none of them would be homerun fits on this team. I'm just hoping for a lopsided trade at this point since we can take in more salary than we trade.
That's my list
But I'd like to see no free agents sign and see KP pull a deal for either Caron Butler or Gerald Wallace.
Agree 100%, especially after losing Hedo. Gerald Wallace is a very underrated player and would really excite alongside the talented and athletic Blazer roster. Caron Butler is a nasty scorer, I love watching him play operate on offense. He can really attack from all over, as well as on and off the ball.