The W
Views: 97779579
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
29.7.07 0956
The 7 - Basketball - Cuttino Mobley moving on to the Clippers Register and log in to post!
(236 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (3 total)
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 212

Posts: 6550/16106
EXP: 138851545
For next: 2184241

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 16 hours
Last activity: 7 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 19.7.05 1717.03
Reposted on: 19.7.12 1718.06
The ESPN version (sports.espn.go.com)
The Sacbee version (sacbee.com) (probably need bugmenot for this one)

This story broke last Thursday, but I guess only I was interested in it so it wasn't dragged over here 'til now (when I got around to reading it). $42M for five years is the story going around. Is he worth it? MAYBE. The Kings would have paid him $6.4M for this year if he hadn't opted out, but it's probably not so much about the raise as it is the "long-term stability" or whatever you call it when you can get five years instead of one. Still, better to have him last year than Doug Christie, so as a Kings fan I really can't complain about his abbreviated tenure. I guess.

HOW THIS REALLY AFFECTS THE KINGS: Either Geoff Petrie will (hopefully) use the full mid-level exception to keep Maurice Evans, or ... he'll pull some wild trade out of his ass like he always seems to do and we'll all be saying "Maurice who?" (but probably not "Cuttino who?") in six months . STAY TUNED

(edited by CRZ on 19.7.05 1717)

(edited by CRZ on 19.7.05 1718)
Promote this thread!
It's False
Scrapple
Level: 137

Posts: 1376/5995
EXP: 30865809
For next: 7124

Since: 20.6.02
From: I am the Tag Team Champions!

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 21 hours
#2 Posted on 19.7.05 1722.53
Reposted on: 19.7.12 1723.43
Wow, is this really how the front office reacts upon losing the big free agent prizes (Ray Allen, Larry Hughes) and their future star (Bobby Simmons)? I like the Mobley pickup, but not for over $8M a year. Talk about overpaying. Mobley's a role-player at best and this could really come back to bite the Clips in later years.
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 145

Posts: 3696/6714
EXP: 37268979
For next: 335193

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 12 hours
Last activity: 10 hours
#3 Posted on 19.7.05 2209.10
Reposted on: 19.7.12 2214.10
The Clippers finally spend money on someone and it's CUTTINO MOBLEY? Good lord. Elgin Baylor really is a 'veteran of the lottery process,' as Bill Simmons always calls him.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Ronny Turiaf out for at least 1 season for heart troubles
Next thread: Donyell Marshall to the Cavs
Previous thread: Shareef to Nets; Swift to Rockets
(236 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Bobby Simmons named Most Improved Player - Clippers Likely to Moving to Anaheim - Clips clear cap space - More...
The 7 - Basketball - Cuttino Mobley moving on to the ClippersRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.156 seconds.