NBA Rumors: 3 Potential Landing Spots For RFA Cameron Johnson

One of the top restricted free agents this offseason will be Brooklyn Nets sharpshooting forward Cam Johnson. Reports have plenty of teams interested in landing the 27-year-old, whom the Nets acquired from the Phoenix Suns in the Kevin Durant deal at the trade deadline.

 According to Nets Insider Ian Begley, the team would be "comfortable" giving Johnson a 4-year deal worth at least $84M. He's been reported to be able to fetch a deal even approaching the $90M mark.

But on the other hand, there are some reports that the Nets will be using Cam Johnson as a sign-and-trade option to bring in another star player.

Three potential landing spots for Johnson, if the Nets decide not to match an offer sheet:

Detroit Pistons

According to NBA Insider Marc Stein, the Pistons are "increasingly likely" to target the former Suns player. New Detroit coach Monty Williams knows him well from coaching him in Phoenix, and that could play a part in helping to land him. The Pistons do have the cap space to make it happen.

Indiana Pacers

Another team with cap space, and a team in need of a power forward. The Pacers are set in the backcourt for years to come with Tyrese Haliburton and Bennedict Mathurin, but would love to add a forward who can spread the floor like Johnson. He shot 40.4% from deep this past season, and over 42% the previous year. 

Houston Rockets

As a solid two-way forward, he'd fit in nicely for new head coach Ime Udoka, who's certainly looking to improve the Rockets' porous defense of the last few years. HoopsHype's Michael Scotto says Houston will have interest in landing Johnson, and, like the Pacers and Pistons, have oodles of cap space to make him a hefty offer sheet. 

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