Dennis Schroder has done the rounds on NBA Twitter. He went from underrated in his first two stints with the Atlanta Hawks and Oklahoma City Thunder to overrated, a natural journey for an talented player who could be a trade asset for a LeBron James-led team.
Schroder’s time with the Lakers was capped off by turning into a meme after turning down a rumored $84 million offer from the Los Angeles Lakers only to sign for the veteran minimum the following summer to back to underrated now after an under-the-radar season suiting up for the Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets.
After not landing a contract he liked last offseason, the German point guard bet on himself by signing a one-year deal with the Boston Celtics to potentially earn the deal he was seeking by contributing to a potential title contender.
While the Cs did establish themselves as a championship-level threat, it wasn’t really until after they dealt him away to a rebuilding Rockets squad that they were able to do so.
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Schroder’s bold gambles on himself have yet to pay off, as he’s unlikely to land any kind of significant money now that nearly every team has tied up their available spending money and most of his contemporaries have already inked new deals. It seems that not only have fans begun underrating his two-way play, but front offices have too.
With the right career move and a good campaign next season, he may still be able to earn himself a generational money next summer, though. Here are three of the best potential landing spots for Dennis Schroder: