Originally Posted by DanH
We could. But who would take him? And typically, when a team is looking to dodge the tax, they get scammed out of assets to drop that salary. In all likelihood, we'd have to send a couple 2nds or maybe Acy their way as well. Better to just amnesty Linas or find a bigger trade where we happen to decrease salary, rather than pay the price for a salary dump.
who wouldn't. His remaining salary on March 1st is something like 1 million. The tax revenues a team would lose by allowing us to go under the tax cap is probably in the order of 200k or so. So if we were to pay them 1.5 million, they get a free player and beer money for the team. No brainer.