2013 NBA Free Agents: Center Rankings

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The bonanza for NBA free agents begins tomorrow. The market officially opens July 1, Canada Day.

Dwight Howard will get a ton of attention during this NBA free agency period.  However, there are other several high level centers who are available this summer.  Here are my rankings of the NBA free agents at the center position, their possible destinations, and predicted contract they will receive.

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1. Dwight Howard, Lakers (UFA)
Possible Destinations: HOU, LAL, DAL, ATL
Predicted Contract: 5 years, $117 million

2. Al Jefferson, Jazz (UFA)
Possible Destinations: DAL, PHI, ATL, POR, UTAH
Predicted Contract: 4 years, $60 million

3. Nikola Pekovic, Timberwolves (RFA)
Possible Destinations: MIN, POR, DAL, ATL, UTAH
Predicted Contract: 4 years, $56 million

4. Andrew Bynum, 76ers (UFA)
Possible Destinations: DAL, ATL, MIN
Predicted Contract: 1 year, $10 million

5. J.J. Hickson, Blazers (UFA)
Possible Destinations: ATL, DAL, POR, PHI, CHA, UTAH
Predicted Contract: 4 years, $34 million

6. Tiago Splitter, Spurs (RFA)
Possible Destinations: SA, ATL, POR, CHA, MIN
Predicted Contract: 4 years, $32 million

7. Byron Mullens, Bobcats (UFA)
Possible Destinations: CHA, UTAH, DET, ATL, MIL, DEN
Predicted Contract: 3 years, $14 million

8. Chris Kaman, Mavs (UFA)
Possible Destinations: PHI, DET, UTAH, ATL
Predicted Contract:1 year, $4 million

9. Chris Andersen, Heat (UFA)
Possible Destinations: MIA, DAL, OKC, LAL, CHI
Predicted Contract: 2 years, $7 million

10. Timofey Mozgov, Nuggets (RFA)
Possible Destinations: DEN, PHI, LAC, MIA, ATL, UTAH
Predicted Contract: 2 years, $5 million

Other NBA Free Agents Centers: Cole Aldrich (UFA), Earl Barron (UFA), Kwame Brown (PO), Samuel Dalembert (UFA), DeSagana Diop (UFA), Ryan Hollins (UFA), Nazr Mohammed (UFA), Jermaine O’Neal (UFA), Zaza Pachulia (UFA), Johan Petro (UFA), Joel Przybilla (UFA), Robert Sacre (RFA), Ronny Turiaf (UFA)

David Kay is a senior feature NBA DraftNBA, and college basketball writer for the Sports Bank.  He also heads up the NBA and college basketball material at Walter Football.com and is a former contributor at The Washington Times Communities.  David has appeared on numerous national radio programs spanning from Cleveland to New Orleans to Honolulu.  He also had the most accurate 2011 NBA Mock Draft and the most accurate 2012 NBA Mock Draft on the internet (Yup, repeat champ… #humblebrag.)

You can follow him on Twitter at David_Kmiecik.

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