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Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Team: New Orleans Pelicans

28.9 ppg, 13.6 rpg, 5.8 apg

The most dominant big man in the league has improved his maturity. DeMarcus Cousins’ newfound consistency is helping take his game to the next level.

Agent: Dan Fegan

2017/18 Earnings: $18,063,850

Career Earnings: $62,648,136

Player Option / Center / 6-11 / Team: Los Angeles Clippers

10.1 ppg, 14.3 rpg, 1.2 bpg

One of the NBA’s best rebounders, DeAndre Jordan can make any defense elite merely with his presence down low. 

Agent:

2017/18 Earnings: $22,642,350

Career Earnings: $84,067,825

Restricted / Center / 6-10 / Team: Houston Rockets

12.7 ppg, 10.6 rpg

Clint Capela has become one of the most efficient players in the NBA. He understands his limitations and plays to his strengths extremely well.

Agent: Jason Ranne

2017/18 Earnings: $2,334,528

Career Earnings: $3,728,160

Restricted / Center / 6-11 / Team: Portland Trail Blazers

15.1 ppg, 7.5 rpg

A bruising center with some passing chops, Jusuf Nurkic greatly improved his play as a member of the Blazers.

Agent: Aylton Tesch

2017/18 Earnings: $2,947,304

Career Earnings: $5,526,000

Unrestricted / Center / 7-0 / Team: Los Angeles Lakers

16.4 ppg, 4.7 rpg

A seven-footer with serious range, Brook Lopez can space the floor for any frontcourt.

Agent: Darren ‘Mats’ Matsubara

2017/18 Earnings: $22,642,350

Career Earnings: $94,781,137

Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Team: Dallas Mavericks

5.5 ppg, 5.6 rpg

Athletic big man with upside and serious defensive potential. He is still figuring out how to make a consistent impact. 

Agent: Rich Paul

2017/18 Earnings: $4,187,600

Career Earnings: $14,329,730

Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Team: Milwaukee Bucks

6.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg

A beast in the low post. Can still get buckets off the bench.

Agent: David Falk

2017/18 Earnings: $17,884,176

Career Earnings: $51,556,454

Player Option / Center / 6-11 / Team: New York Knicks

13.6 ppg, 10.8 rpg

Excellent rebounder and finisher near the rim. His defensive shortcomings prevent him from making a bigger impact.

Agent: Max Ergul

2017/18 Earnings: $17,884,176

Career Earnings: $51,648,935

Unrestricted / Center / 6-11 / Team: Philadelphia 76ers

Would have been the perfect 1990s back-to-the-basket big man. Now, his lack of shooting and foot speed defensively greatly hamper his effectiveness.

Agent: Bill Duffy

2017/18 Earnings: $4,995,120

Career Earnings: $9,371,520

Unrestricted / Center / 6-10 / Team: Boston Celtics

5.8 ppg, 5.5 rpg

An enforcer who defends and rebounds at a high level. 

Agent: Daniel Moldovan

2017/18 Earnings: $4,300,000

Career Earnings: $16,267,042

Player Option / Center / 6-11 / Team: Atlanta Hawks

9.5 ppg, 7.9 rpg

An athletic big man who can block shots, finish near the rim and who has recently extended his range to the three-point line.

Agent: Michael Silverman

2017/18 Earnings: $6,000,000

Career Earnings: $4,661,760