Sixers Free-agent Fits: What's Left on Perimeter Market?

The free-agent market is starting to dwindle and the Sixers have yet to make a real splash.

They've agreed with combo guard Jerryd Bayless on a three-year, $27 million contract. Bayless is a solid veteran but he's not a big name and isn't getting a huge payday -- relatively speaking.

With that said, we take a look at some of the backcourt players that are on the market that could help the Sixers.

Jamal Crawford, SG, unrestricted
Crawford is intriguing. He's always been a capable scorer on the wing. At 36, he's certainly not the youngest option, but he could be just what the Sixers are looking for. He's known as a positive locker room influence and could be a huge benefit in mentoring Ben Simmons and the team's young talent. They've reportedly made Crawford a significant offer.

Dion Waiters, SG, restricted
Waiters is scary but he is talented. He was once the fourth overall pick in the draft and has flashed the ability to score at the NBA level . There has been reported interest from the Sixers. They'll have to decide whether Waiters' ability outweighs the attitudinal issues he may come with before signing him to an offer sheet. He also loves to shot. Like a lot.

Rajon Rondo, PG, unrestricted
I don't agree with my colleague Corey Seidman's argument for signing Rondo, but the Sixers have reportedly expressed interest. His perimeter shooting did see a tremendous spike last season (37 percent in 2015-16, 29 percent for his career), but he's still a poor free-throw shooter who demands the basketball and is turnover prone (3.9 turnovers a game). His attitude with a young team is also a concern.

Allen Crabbe, SG/SF, restricted
Hate to crush your dreams Sixers fans, but it doesn't appear the Sixers have shown much interest in signing Crabbe to an offer sheet. That may change if the Blazers throw more money out there (they've been linked to big man Pau Gasol) after already doling out big money to sign former Sixer Evan Turner. The Sixers may sneak in and swoop Crabbe away, but don't get your hopes up. Crabbe can shoot (39 percentfrom three) and he's a solid defender on the wing. He's an ideal fit.

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Seth Curry, PG/SG, restricted
He's no Stephen, but Seth had a strong finish to his 2015-16 season. After only playing four NBA games total before this season, Curry flashed serious scoring potential with the Kings. In his last 11 games (nine starts) Curry averaged 15.2 points per game and shot a blistering 48 percent from three on an average of 4.8 attempts per contest. He also flashed some facilitating ability, averaging 3.8 assists during that stretch. He'd be an excellent low-risk signing. He's restricted so the Sixers would have to overpay him to get him out of Sacramento.

Brandon Rush, SG/SF, unrestricted.
Rush has been hampered by injuries throughout his career. Finally healthy, he found himself buried on the Warriors' bench last season. When healthy, Rush has been an excellent shooter. In 434 career games, Rush has shot 40 percent from three-point range on 2.7 attempts per game. It will be tough for the Warriors to keep their deep bench together. Rush would be another quality low-risk signing.

Gerald Green, SG/SF, unrestricted
Green's shooting ability has fluctuated throughout his career, but it appears that the more minutes he plays, the more he produces offensively. During his best NBA season in 2013-14, Green played almost 30 minutes a game, shot 40 percent from three (204 for 510) and scored 15.8 points a game. He struggled in a reserve role with the Heat last season (39 percent from the field, 32 percent from three). He could be worth a look as a bounce-back candidate.

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