For obvious reasons, Chris Bosh is the biggest name on the Raptors who will hit the open market.
What isnít obvious is where Bosh is headed, what, if any, sign and trade that helps the Raptors can get completed.
Rasho Nesterovic will not be coming back, a point made very obvious when the Raptors drafted Ed Davis and Solomon Alabi.
Patrick OíBryant is expected to attend the teamís summer league in Las Vegas, but thereís no guarantee heíll be back.
Antoine Wright doesnít figure to be back, but he can help the Raptors in a sign and trade with the right suitor.
As much as the Raptors want Amir Johnson and could use his athleticism, energy and defence, Johnson is in line to cash in and the Raptors arenít exactly loaded with cap space.
Five free agents with varying degrees of skill and options for the Raptors, in some cases no options.
Bosh is the biggest, the one free-agent piece that may bring back an asset capable of being a presence this season.
He may even be used in a complicated, multi-team package that will rid Toronto of malcontent Hedo Turkoglu or perhaps provide more clarity to a point guard situation that features Jose Calderon and Jarrett Jack.
The Raptors can use a mid-level exception, but itís safe to say the whole Bosh domino must be played out first before that option gets triggered.
The Raptors can use a post presence, leadership, a perimeter defender, a facilitator and decision maker.
Free agency is often used to address needs, but the Raptors arenít in any financial position to go out and wine and dine a free agent.
For now, theyíll have to wait and see how the Bosh hand gets played and what trade options present themselves.
For now, the public face of the Raptors is one of onlookers, but behind the scenes they are exploring all options and touching base with everyone.