NBA Free Agency 2022: The best players available in NBA free agency: James Harden, Bradley Beal, Deandre Ayton, Juan Toscano-Anderson…
ANDhe Wednesday June 29 was the deadline for players and teams to activate options contract for next season, so the free agency list was defined.
A market that, unless transfers are activated, is not the most striking. There are only two free agents who were All-Stars last season. Multiple teams, like the Spurs after trading Dejontae Murray to Atlanta, they prepare their ammunition for 2023, when LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Khris Middleton, Kevin Love, Kristaps Porzingis and even Andrew Wiggins will be free agents.
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When and what time does NBA free agency start?
As of Thursday, July 30, at 6:00 PM Eastern time (5:00 PM Central Mexico) the scoring period begins and new signings can be announced in the NBA. Officially until July 6, the changes and hirings are specified.
The top free agents for the 2022/23 NBA season
Bradley Beal, shooting guard, Washington Wizards (29 years old): 23.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 6.6 assists on 21/22
Zach LaVine, shooting guard, Chicago Bulls (27 years old): 24.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 21/22. all-star
James Harden, shooting guard, Philadelphia 76ers (32 years old): 22.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 10.3 assists in 21/22. All Star.
Deandre Ayton, pvot, Phoenix Suns (23 years old): 17.2 points, 10.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists in 21/22
John Wall, point guard, Houston Rockets (31 years old): Did not play last season. 20.6 points, 6.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds in 20/21.
Jalen Brunson, point guard, Dallas Mavericks (25 years old): 16.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 21/22
Miles Bridges, power forward, Charlotte Hornets (24 years old): 20.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 21/22.
Collin Sexton, point guard, Cleveland Cavaliers (23 years old): 16.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 21/22
Kevon Looney, pvot, Golden State Warriors (26 years old): 6.0 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists on 21/22
Malik Monk, shooting guard, Charlotte Hornets (24 years old): 13.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists in 21/22
Anfernee Simons, point guard, Portland Trail Blazers (23 years old): 17.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 3.9 assists in 21/22
Victor Oladipo, shooting guard, Miami Heat (30 years old): 12.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists on 21/22
Ricky Rubio, point guard, Indiana Pacers (31 years old): 13.1 points, 6.6 assists and 4.1 rebounds in 2020/21
Gary Payton II, shooting guard, Golden State Warriors: 7.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 21/22
PJ Tucker, power forward, Miami Heat (37 years old): 7.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 21/22
Mitchell Robinston, pvot, New York Knicks (24 years old): 8.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.8 blocks in 21/22
Jusuf Nurkic, pvot, Portland Trail Blazers (27 years old): 15.0 points, 11.1 rebounds, 2.8 assists
Bobby Portis, power forward, Milwaukee Bucks (27 years old): 14.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, 1.2 assists in 21/22
Juan Toscano-Anderson, forward, Golden State Warriors (29 years old): 4.1 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists in 21/22
Kyle Anderson, forward, Memphis Grizzlies (28 years old): 7.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists on 21/22
How much cap space do teams have?
The salary cap for the 22/23 season was set at $123,655,000. The luxury tax cap is $150,267,000. With this data, Spotrac estimated the space against the salary cap for each franchise, with only six under the salary cap.
- Detroit Pistons: 31.06 million
- Orlando Magic: 28.22 million
- Indiana Pacers: 22.74 million
- San Antonio Spurs: 19.89 million
- Philadelphia 76ers: 19.23 million
- Portland Trail Blazers: 10.37 million
- New York Knicks: -395,798
- Oklahoma City Thunder: -4.38 million
- Houston Rockets: -4.85 million
- Miami Heat: -15.17 million
- Washington Wizards: -16.45 million
- Memphis Grizzlies: -17.45 million
- Charlotte Hornets: -21.89 million
- Boston Celtics: -23.43 million
- Toronto Raptors: -26.05 million
- Sacramento Kings: -26.11 million
- Cleveland Cavaliers: -26.66 million
- New Orleans Pelicans: -28.29 million
- Dallas Mavericks: -30.55 million
- Utah Jazz: -35.87 million
- Los Angeles Lakers: -41.05 million
- Milwaukee Bucks: -44.09 million
- Chicago Bulls: -45.36 million
- Denver Nuggets: -52.93
- Los Angeles Clippers: -52.92 million
- Brooklyn Nets: -55.67 million
- Minnesota Timberwolves: 57.27 million
- Phoenix Suns: -58.57 million
- Golden State Warriors: -82.82 million
- Atlanta Hawks: -83 million
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