1. SF LeBron James Age: 33 The planet’s best player is once again at the forefront of the NBA offseason. Cleveland will do everything it can to keep him for another year — hence drafting defensive-minded point guard Collin Sexton — but as things stand, it’s hard to imagine LeBron returning. James is about two things: rings, aka legacy, and brand. ...
Cousins is recovering from a serious injury, but still leads the top 10 centers on the free-agent market.
Leonard pitched James on his incredible defensive ability and how it would alleviate the pressure on James.
This year's free-agent class is loaded with young, versatile players who can score and defend.
This summer's crop of free-agent wings is full of blue chippers — LeBron, KD and Paul George — but it also features other quality players at possibly reduced prices.