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Chris Bosh
PF/C - 6'11, 235lbs - 38 years old - 14 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2018 season
  • Birthdate: 03/24/1984
  • Drafted (NBA): 4th pick, 2003
  • Pre-draft team: Georgia Tech
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
2003 NBA DraftNBADrafted 4th overall by Toronto.
7th July, 2003NBASigned four year, $13,624,260 rookie scale contract with Toronto. Included team option for 2006/07.
27th June, 2005NBAToronto exercised 2006/07 team option.
14th July, 2006NBASigned a four year maximum value extension ($60,380,986) with Toronto. Included player option for 2010/11.
30th June, 2010NBADeclined 2010/11 player option.
9th July, 2010NBASigned and traded by Toronto with a six year, $109,837,500 contract to Miami in exchange for the return of Toronto's 2011 first round pick (#5, Jonas Valanciunas) and Miami's 2011 first round pick (#28, Norris Cole).
28th June, 2014NBAExercised early termination option.
30th July, 2014NBARe-signed by Miami to a five year, $118,705,300 contract.
4th July, 2017NBAWaived by Miami.
Career Moves
2002 - 2003Georgia Tech (NCAA)
June 2003 - June 2010Toronto Raptors (NBA)
July 2010 - July 2017Miami Heat (NCAA)
Articles about Chris Bosh

June 29, 2017

Chris Bosh
PF/C, 6’11, 235lbs, 33 years old, 14 years of experience

Bosh is said to have a career ending injury. Whether he agrees with this is or not might not matter – it matters only if anyone wants to give him a contract ever again. A disappointing ending, or presumed ending, to a great career. But this needn’t be the part anyone remembers.

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August 12, 2010

Even though Pat Riley said it wouldn't happen, Miami pawned off Beasley to Minnesota in exchange for the Timberwolves's 2011 and 2014 second round draft picks. [David Kahn might not have a plan, but he's made two unbelievable steals in the last two years that are in danger of going overlooked. This was one of them. More of the other in another post.] Subtracting Beasley's salary and adding one more cap hold put the Heat's total salary number at $24,259,284, cap room of $33,784,716. Wade then re-signed to a less-than-maximum contract, which started at $14,200,000 and paying $107,565,000 over the full six seasons; for reference's sake, this is over $16 million less than Joe Johnson got from Atlanta. (This is also the only time Joe Johnson will ever get mentioned in a "creative" financing post. Nothing creative about that contract.) Sign and trades for Bosh and James were then completed, both players signing identical $109,837,500 contracts starting at $14,500,000.

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