In free agency there are a lot of moves that make big impacts but won't get as much publicity as for example Chris Paul staying put in Los Angeles with the Clippers or Dwight Howard leaving the Lakers for Houston.

Even though all of the names that were out there in free agency may not have been as star-studded as Paul's or Howard's, there were still some solid enough players in the free agency pool to effect the balance of power in some way, shape, or form. Sometimes the smaller moves are the smartest moves. Here are, in my opinion, the 5 smartest moves in NBA free agency.