NBA Rumors: Exec Says "There's No Market" For This Free Agent

He wants "starting guard money" with an annual salary north of $20M. The problem is, "he has no market," said an opposing executive about the Cleveland Cavaliers' restricted free agent guard Collin Sexton. 

That's according to's Chris Fedor. 

That doesn't seem to bode well for Sexton getting his bag. The Cavs, says Fedor, are "more comfortable with a yearly deal in the low-to-mid teens." 

The discrepancy means that "there's a real chance Sexton plays this season on the $7.2M qualifying offer." That would allow him to rebuild his value to where it was after the 2020-21 season, when he averaged 24 points per game. This past season was a write-off, as he played just 11 games due to a torn meniscus. But still, his career average is 20 points. 

The question of who else, other than the Cavs, is going to sign him, is very much up in the air. While we speculated this week on three teams who could certainly use Sexton, Fedor says "potential Sexton suitors continue to dwindle, with few cap-space teams capable of giving him the lucrative offer he covets."

Sexton isn't necessarily in danger of becoming this year's Dennis Schroder, but he will likely have to readjust his expectations.

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