Camby to be Bought Out
Old 07-17-2013, 12:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The Toronto Raptors are expected to negotiate a buyout with veteran center Marcus Camby of the final two years, $7.5 million of his contract, a league source told Yahoo! Sports.

The Raptors acquired Camby in the recent trade that sent forward-center Andrea Bargnani to the New York Knicks. Camby said after the trade was agreed upon that he would prefer to play for a title-contending team.

Camby, 38, played sparingly for the Knicks last season. The Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls are expected to have interest in Camby if he clears waivers and becomes a free agent, a league source said.


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Old 07-17-2013, 12:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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how much space does that give us?
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It was obvious that he won't come here at this stage of his career.
Next move might be QRich, but I suspect he has a very little value.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:35 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well he's like 60 anyway
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:00 AM   #7 (permalink)
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how much space does that give us?
nothing
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No space but more guaranteed PT for the bench bigs - Acy, Gray and Novak when he plays PF.
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No space but more guaranteed PT for the bench bigs - Acy, Gray and Novak when he plays PF.
I don't think playing time was the main issue. Camby is basically done at this point, I'd be shocked if he played 10 mpg next year.
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Old 07-17-2013, 04:19 AM   #10 (permalink)
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a buyout that might lead him into retirement

the only team I can see that would sign him might be dallas
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Old 07-17-2013, 04:48 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Rators just got rich?
11 mil for Kleiza and Camby and maybe more for QRich
Whats next, going into tax?
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:47 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Would prefer a trade for Camby ... 2nd round pick please and a vet expiring
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:41 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Hoping for a discount on the buyout, otherwise it's just another keep-the-agent-happy move.
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:59 AM   #14 (permalink)
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No space but more guaranteed PT for the bench bigs - Acy, Gray and Novak when he plays PF.
Well, more importantly it opens a roster spot to bring a guy like Wright up from the SL, or space for a larger trade if Gay or DD is moved.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:02 AM   #15 (permalink)
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why couldn't we amnesty Camby and keep Kleiza?
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:03 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Because 1 Camby was signed after the CBA and 2 We traded for him, so amnesty doesn't apply.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:06 AM   #17 (permalink)
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because we didn't sign Camby..
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:16 AM   #18 (permalink)
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if vawing him doesn't save us money we should keep him. There might be some injuries and haviing a rotation player of 10mpg isn't that bad.
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No space but more guaranteed PT for the bench bigs - Acy, Gray and Novak when he plays PF.
You want to bet Novak gets more playing than both Gray & Acy?
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You want to bet Novak gets more playing than both Gray & Acy?
Novak will hit more 3's than our former No. 1 pick player, so why not? :cookie:
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