[Originally published on Hoopsworld, 23rd September 2013.]
The new Collective Bargaining Agreement is designed to save teams from themselves, and make reckless spending far harder to do. It works – most free agency contracts are now, frankly, well priced.
Here, in no particular order, are ten of the best ones from this past offseason:
Paul Millsap – Atlanta Hawks
Millsap signed with Atlanta for two years at $9.5 million per year, a significant chunk of cap space for a team …
I hated the appointment of Steve Kerr as the Phoenix Suns General Manager. Hated it. I loved Steve Kerr as a player even if I did miss his best years, but I didn’t like his writing much, and he ruined my entire NBA Live 2006 experience with his insistence that Kirk Hinrich was in some way like Steve Nash. (They’re both white and keep their dribble alive when circling the baseline. Identical!) Why would a man whose take on …
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