Originally Posted by Adequate Swag
Because he was in what he viewed as a dead end situation.
For Jermaine to bolt after one year would indicate one of two things. Either he never wanted to be here in the first place, or something went very very wrong while he was here.
An important cog on a (hopefully) rising team turning down 20 mil? That would be something
Or maybe he wants to cash in on one last semi-mega deal before its too late. Alot can happen in one year and although $20 million is alot of money, maybe Jermaine opts out so he can sign one last mid length deal and has some guaranteed funds for another number of years.