Commentary

Buyer's Guide: Chris Bosh

He might not be a No. 1 option, but Bosh can -- and should -- command a max deal

Updated: June 21, 2010, 2:33 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | Special to ESPN Insider
Chris BoshRon Turenne/NBAE/ Getty ImagesChris Bosh needs a quality playmaker to reach his potential. But that potential is worth a max deal.

For the next few weeks, ESPN Insider will be analyzing NBA free agents not named LeBron James (we covered him pretty extensively a few weeks ago, and there's even more coming every day on the LeBron Tracker) to try and get a handle on what they're really worth to the teams chasing them this summer. We begin today with Toronto big man Chris Bosh.

OVERALL ASSESSMENT

Chris Bosh would be the grand prize in most offseasons, but the tantalizing prospect of his partnering up with Dwyane Wade or LeBron James suggests he couldn't succeed landing on a team without another superstar. But he can, so long as he goes somewhere with the right type of talent.