NBA free agents: Ronnie Price arguably the best available

Ronnie Price - Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Teams looking to add to their rosters after the trade deadline can do so in free agency.

The NBA trading deadline passed Thursday at 3 p.m., but teams can still add players via free agency for their postseason push. Here's a look at a few free agents who may be available.

Ronnie Price

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Price, a 29-year-old point guard, on Thursday after acquiring Eric Maynor from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Price, who went undrafted out of Utah Valley State, averaged 2.7 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Blazers, who were his fourth team in eight seasons, and his third in his last three.

Price is a career backup, having started just 33 times in 394 appearances. His best season came with the Utah Jazz in 2009-10, when he averaged 4.3 points and 2.1 assists, both of which are career-highs.

Luke Zeller

The Phoenix Suns requested waivers on Zeller, a seven-foot center, Thursday in order to create a roster spot for the recently acquired Marcus Morris. Phoenix initially signed the 25-year-old for training camp and kept him for the regular season. He played only 58 minutes across 16 appearances. Given his raw skills and his age, he's more likely to draw intrest from non-playoff teams.

The Suns waived Zeller instead of reaching a buyout agreement with Jermaine O`Neal. The 34-year-old center would have been a prototypical pre-playoff pickup for a team looking to fortify its bench for a postseason run, given his 17 years of NBA experience and his strong defensive skills.

Delonte West

West became a free agent just before the start of the 2012-13 season after the Dallas Mavericks waived him. Concerns about how he might affect a locker room have made teams reluctant to sign the talented 29-year-old guard, who owns career averages of 9.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists.

There's no questioning West's experience, given that he's played 432 regular-season games and 58 more playoff games. A team confident enough in its leadership could sign West cheaply for the playoffs and hope for some solid spot minutes from the St. Joseph's product, who last played in 2011-12 for Dallas.

Donté Greene

The former No. 28 overall pick in 2008, Greene went unsigned over the summer after fracturing an ankle during a workout. The Syracuse product had agreed to sign with the Brooklyn Nets for training camp, but the injury nullified his contract. Marc Spears of Yahoo! reported Tuesday that Greene is cleared to resume workouts.

In 253 appearances across four seasons with the Sacramento Kings, Greene averaged 6.1 points and 2.4 rebounds.

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