Originally Posted by LET'S GO RAPTORS!!!!!
They wanted to save $. There is almost no way that BG doesn't use his PO next season of 13.2 million. That's the cost (the pick) that Detroit pays for getting rid of that salary.
The Spurs' deal was a lot better. They shipped Jefferson's contract for Stephen Jackson who had one less year and gave up their pick which was 30th. Now that makes sense.