PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers have a couple key players headed for free agency. So how much will Anfernee Simons and Jusuf Nurkic get paid when they hit the market this summer?
The Athletic's John Hollinger has a tool for projecting on-court production as a dollar figure and it sets up some interesting discussion about player value as it relates to Portland's free agents. Check out the article here and then listen to the episode to find out how Simons and Nurkic's actually free agency might play out.
Hollinger's projection model also gives some interesting insight into the value of Josh Hart and Joe Ingles, two players acquired by the Blazers this past trade deadline.
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