Will work for $3 million or less

The Dallas Mavericks are taking on a major reconstruction project that will include seeking free agents on short-term contracts and reasonable salaries.

For this exercise, we'll take a look at five free agents at each position that could be had for no more than $3 million.

Point guard (last year's salary)

John Lucas ($900,000)

Ronnie Price ($1.1 million)

Jannero Pargo ($1.1 million)

Derek Fisher ($3.4 million)

Jamaal Tinsley ($1.2 million)

Shooting guard

C.J. Miles ($3.7 million)

Danny Green ($1.2 million)

Keith Bogans ($800,000)

Marquis Daniels ($1.2 million)

Michael Redd ($1.3 million)

Small forward

Josh Howard ($2.2 million)

Steve Novak ($1.0 million)

Matt Barnes ($1.9 million)

Damien Wilkins ($1.1 million)

Devin Ebanks ($800,000)

Power forward

Anthony Randolph ($2.9 million)

Anthony Tolliver ($2.1 million)

Chris Johnson ($800,000)

Louis Amundson ($2.4 million)

Ronny Turiaf ($4.4 million)


Marcus Camby ($11.2 million)

Joel Przybilla ($700,000)

Nazr Mohammed ($3.8 million)

Mehmet Okur ($10.9 million)

Aaron Gray ($2.5 million)