Predicting where the NBA's top 20 free agents will play in 2024–25

ESPN released a ranking of the top 20 names in the 2024 NBA free agency pool, and here is where they may all play in 2024–25.
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4. Immanuel Quickley - Toronto Raptors

Circling back to the aforementioned trade that sent OG Anunoby to the New York Knicks, Toronto's main prize in that deal was Immanuel Quickley. The guard will be among the most desirable players available at the position this off-season, but the Raptors likely will not let him get a foot out the door.

As a restricted free agent, the Raptors can match any offer made to Quickley by opposing franchises. In all likelihood, they will, locking him up on a new long-term deal. As they brace for a rebuild, Toronto could use a rising guard like Quickley, who is about to be 25, so there wouldn't be much controversy with the decision to hand him a big deal.

Playing as a full-time starter for the first time in his career - starting all 38 games he appeared in after the trade to Toronto - Quickely blew his previous career bests out of the water, averaging 18.6 points, 6.8 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game. As he continues developing with this young core, he could be a vital component of this franchise as they aim to get back to contending status.

Teams shouldn't get their hopes up about possibly luring Quickley away from Toronto.