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    Partial/Non-Guaranteed Contracts

    I just read that Jason Smith has a partial guaranteed contract for next season.

    Could anyone confirm this? If that means we could get out of that deal if we wanted too?
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    Shamsports says his $2,500,000.00 is unguaranteed.

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    $1m guaranteed. Pay that and he goes. $2.5m to stay.
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    Why in the world would we not pay him 2.5M to stay?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AUSSIE_HORNET View Post
    Why in the world would we not pay him 2.5M to stay?
    May be over the cap. That 2.5 might end up being 6.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BallSoHard View Post
    May be over the cap. That 2.5 might end up being 6.
    How?

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    Lux tax.

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    We have 35M on the books next season.
    With Aminu, Henry & Mason not with the team next season I dont think we have to worry about the Lux.

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    Being over the cap doesn't necessarily put you into the luxury tax.

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    No way in Hell Jason Smith goes to save $2.5. No Way!

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    The deal was asked after, and now we know.

    No one is suggesting that exercising the option is a good idea or a bad one.

    Close the thread.

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    Exactly, why would we want him to walk?

    I'm not suggesting we move on from him, I was just bringing up something most people were not aware of and trying to figure what it means.

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    They negotiated a get out of Jail for 40% card when the made the 3y deal after not making him a restricted free agent going into the lockout. That's all.

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    Partially/totally ungauranteed contracts are increasingly popular as trade chips...even more so as the luxury becomes more punitive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AD23forMVP View Post
    Exactly, why would we want him to walk?

    I'm not suggesting we move on from him, I was just bringing up something most people were not aware of and trying to figure what it means.

    Being as liquid as can be is always prudent for a rebuilding franchise.

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