With NBA Free Agency upon us, I made a list of the top free agents by position.

The other day, I ranked the 15 best free agent point guards. Continuing my free agent rankings, here is the best 15 available shooting guards.

One note to mention. Some of these players had stints with multiple teams this past season so only the statistics from the last team they played for have been mentioned.

15. Vince Carter

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  • Team: Atlanta Hawks
  • Season stats: 7.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 76 games (nine starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Carter is entering his 22nd season and has announced that it will be his last. He may not be the high-flyer he once was but can still provide quality minutes on any given night. He had a good season last year with Atlanta, including going 39% from three and could join a playoff-caliber team in his final season.

14. Seth Curry

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  • Team: Portland Trail Blazers
  • Season stats: 7.9 points, 1.6 rebounds, 74 games (two starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

The brother of Warriors Stephen Curry has carved out a nice career of his own as a role player wherever he has played. His career 43.9% from three will get him a lot of looks.

13. Austin Rivers

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  • Team: Houston Rockets
  • Season stats: 8.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 47 games (13 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Rivers has not lived up to his 10th overall selection in 2012 but has developed into a nice role player splitting time between the Washington Wizards and Rockets this past season.

12. Wayne Ellington

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  • Team: Detroit Pistons
  • Season stats: 12.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.1 steals, 28 starts (26 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Ellington split time between the Miami Heat and Pistons this past season. He upped his production once he joined The Motor City and provides a nice shooting option off the bench.

11. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

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  • Team: Los Angeles Lakers
  • Season stats: 11.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 82 games (23 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

The former 8th overall selection in 2013 did not live up to his draft status but has been a solid defender during his career. He’ll get a lot of looks from teams that need a two-way player coming off the bench.

10. Tomáš Satoransky

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  • Team: Washington Wizards
  • Season stats: 8.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.0 steals, 80 games (54 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Restricted

Satoransky picked up his play once John Wall went out for the season. He averaged career highs across the board and could join the Wizards once again.

9. Reggie Bullock

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  • Team: Los Angeles Lakers
  • Season stats: 9.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 19 games (16 games)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Bullock, for his career, has been a solid spot-up shooter. He joined the Lakers at the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline, where the production dipped once he joined the team. Given his history as a good shooter, he’ll get plenty of interest for teams lacking backup guards.

8. Rodney Hood

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  • Team: Portland Trail Blazers
  • Season stats: 9.6 points, 1.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 27 games (four starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Hood was traded to the Trail Blazers during this past trade deadline and became a valuable role player during their playoff run. He can be a good role player wherever he signs given he can score quickly off the bench.

7. Wesley Matthews

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  • Team: Indiana Pacers
  • Season stats: 10.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 23 games (23 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Matthews played for three teams this past season (Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, and Pacers). At 32, he can still provide quality minutes as a three-point shooter and defender.

6. Jeremy Lamb

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  • Team: Charlotte Hornets
  • Season stats: 12.9 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 80 games (18 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Lamb averaged a career high in points and three-point percentage (37%) which is perfect timing as he heads into free agency. He showed that he is a solid scoring wing either as a bench player or occasional starter.

5. Terrence Ross

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  • Team: Orlando Magic
  • Season stats: 15.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 81 games
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Ross averaged a career high in points as the Magic’s sixth man. An athletic shooting guard who can score on any given night. The Magic could potentially keep him around to solidify their bench.

4. JJ Redick

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  • Team: Philadelphia 76ers
  • Season stats: 18.1 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 76 games (63 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Redick averaged a career high in points which is impressive at his age (34). He is one of the best three-point shooters in the NBA and will get plenty of looks this summer.

3. Danny Green

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  • Team: Toronto Raptors
  • Season stats: 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 80 games (80 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

Once looked at as an add-on to the Kawhi Leonard trade turned into a solid player for the Raptors championship team. He shot a career-high 45.5% from three and is a good defender. The Raptors should try to keep him around for the long haul.

2. Klay Thompson

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  • Team: Golden State Warriors
  • Season stats: 21.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.1 steals, 78 games (78 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Unrestricted

If not for the ACL injury he suffered in the Finals, Thompson would be number one on this list. He is one of better shooters in the NBA, so he’ll get a lot of attention this summer despite the possibility of not playing in 2019-2020 season. It would not shock me if he stays with the Warriors.

1. Jimmy Butler

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  • Team: Philadelphia 76ers
  • Season stats: 18.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.8 steals, 55 games (55 starts)
  • Free Agent status: Player Option

Traded to the 76ers after 10 games with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Butler was one of the main contributors in their postseason run. A tough, two-way guard that can score 20 on any given night. The 76ers may try to keep him around but it would not surprise me if he cashes out this summer with another team.

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