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Old 12-02-2012, 03:07 PM   #171 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by Raptors1995 View Post
Not a bad illustration. If you look back to his rookie season, he's right in that mix. It's better not to overpay on a long-term deal (like Kapano). If Amir was signed to like 4 years 20 million, not too many people would have been talking about his contract. Although, Amir hasn't really digressed, that extra 1-2 million dollars per year makes him a little less attractive as a trading chip.
Agreed, but in today's NBA when you can get MP for vet min and there are others too, overpaying by 2-4 million on this type can really add up and bind a team. Heck, the amnesty has cut loose some incredibly cheap talent too.
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