Raptors Off-Season Free Agent Shopping List
Wes Matthews 15.9ppg, FG% 44.8, 2.9 3s (38.9%), FT% 75.2 (previous 2 season 80+), 3.7rpg, 2.3 apg, 1.3spg, 0.2bpg 1.4tpg
A great 3 point shooter that is fine on D. He is coming off the injury, but I think he’s still worth
$10-12M/YR. I’m not sure that the Blazers could match that because they have to resign LaMarcus Aldridge.
Danny Green 11.7ppg, FG% 43.6, 2.4 3s (41.8%), FT% 87.4, 4.2rpg, 2apg, 1.2spg, 1.1bpg, 1.1tpg
Has learned from the best system in the NBA. One of the more underrated 3 and D players. His numbers were stronger without Kawhi Leonard, but he is still one of the most efficient players per minute in the NBA. I value him at $7-8M/YR.
KJ McDaniels (PHILLY STATS) 9.2ppg, FG% 39.9, 0.8 3s (29.3%), FT% 75.6, 3.8rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.8spg, 1.3bpg, 2tpg
He has done nothing since being traded to the Rockets, but he looked really good for a rookie on a dreadful 76ers team. I don’t think he’s ever going to be a fantastic 3 point shooter, but he looked like one of the best defensive rookies this year. Is he going to be an all-star next year? No. But he’s should be an upgrade from Terrence Ross and could be a very good player in a couple of years. I value him at $4-5M/YR.
Robin Lopez 9.6ppg, FG% 53.5, FT% 77.2, 6.7rpg, 0.9apg, 1.4bpg, 1.2tpg
RoLo is certainly an efficient big that saw a bit of a regression this past year due to injury and a minute reduction. There should be no injury concern as he played every game the previous two seasons. Robin Lopez is a guy the Raptors organization has had interest in since he was drafted. The Raptors desperately need quality player to backup Jonas Valanciunas. Robin Lopez is definitely the best available one out there. I value him at $6-8M/YR.
Brandan Wright (MAVS STATS) 8.8ppg, FG% 74.8, FT% 75, 4.1rpg, 0.4apg, 1.6bpg, 0.5tpg
Wright plays extremely efficient when he plays 20 minutes or less. He was traded twice this season and never was really given a chance to fit with the Celtics or Suns. Brandan Wright is a solid defender who doesn’t make many mistakes. It’s hard to know what his market value is, but I would value him at $5-$6M/YR.
Paul Millsap 16.7ppg, FG% 47.6, 1.1 3s (35.6%), FT% 75.7, 7.8rpg, 3.1apg, 1.8spg, 0.9bpg, 2.3tpg
Millsap is certainly the player the Raptors want to chase. He is just an all around great player. Paul Millsap is a decent shooter for a big that can also rebound and make the extra pass. Furthermore, he’s an above average defender. Mr. Millsap would be a perfect compliment to Jonas Valanciunas in the starting lineup and instantly become a core player on the team. How do the Raptors lure him to Toronto? They can start by offering him the max. Yes, I do value him at $20+M/YR.