The 5 free agents that make the most sense from ESPN's Top 20 list

We're looking at the five best fits for the Utah Jazz among ESPN's Top 20 free agent list; unrestricted free agents only.
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1. SF Paul George - Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN Rank: #2)

Paul George was once a great player. A fantastic two-way wing with the ability to carry the Indiana Pacers quite deep into the playoffs with just largely his play. Guys around him failed for one reason or another, like Danny Granger and Roy Hibbert, let him down, harming his legacy. He'd eventually head over to Oklahoma City to play with Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony to no great success, before heading over to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Since arriving with the Clippers in 2019, the second-best NBA team in LA has done nothing and George has wasted the last five good years of his prime carrying a busted Kahwi Leonard to the playoffs year in and year out. Now at 34 years old, George can't carry a team like he once could and needs far more help than the Clippers have to offer.

For what the Clippers need him to be anymore, George would be wise to consider another team. A team like the Utah Jazz could use his size, two-way skillset, and shot-making abilities In Salt Lake, he'd be the number two option behind Markkanen, and with an improved defense around him and Markkanen, the Jazz may become the best team in the West.