Originally Posted by DanH
That's the thing - every GM is an egomaniac by trade, and as such they all believe they have a VERY good team already - especially those that have average-to-decent teams, like the Knicks or Warriors - and just need that piece to put them over the top, and look to the most recent champion for that piece. So these players get way overpaid, whether that's 15 million a season or less (see Turkoglu, Hedo).
The Mavs won 50 games for 10 straight years though.... how the hell do NYK and GS even start to think that their teams are anywhere NEAR that good???
Chandler must be laughing his ass off right now, getting ready to count his money.