4. Andre Drummond
For teams eyeing consistency, Andre Drummond highlights that among centers, and he can become an unrestricted free agent in 2020, pending he declines a player option to stay with the Detroit Pistons.
Drummond has played fewer than 79 games once, and during his rookie season. Double-double averages consume his year-by-year stats, as his rebound total has never dipped below 13.2, leaving his career average at 13.7, mostly due to his first season.
Blocked shots are also a strong suit, as the UConn product is a more-than-capable rim protector. With NBA teams taking layups or three-pointers, having him to defend the former can make this the anchor of a defense.
Drummond is not the modern-day big man that consistently stretches the floor, and while he took a career-high 38 three-pointers last season, just five of them were made. Improvement can happen and enhance his value, so that will be a storyline for him in 2019-20.
Drummond should receive the max contract from wherever he signs. The Pistons can give him the most money, but as seen with recent NBA moves, this does not matter as much. The New York Knicks can open the necessary money to make this happen, but ditching Mitchell Robinson‘s development does not make sense. This is likely someone off their radar.