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Kawshen Liverwurst Level: 72 Posts: 1096/1201 EXP: 3196025 For next: 127753 Since: 2.1.02 From: Bronx, NY Since last post: 3178 days Last activity: 1438 days
AIM: # 1 Posted on 3.8.05 1627.38 Reposted on: 3.8.12 1627.56 We have the first victim of the amnesty provision in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Blazers get rid of Derek Anderson. Originally posted by NBA.com http://www.nba.com/blazers/news/Trail_Blazers_Waive_Trail_Blaz-148107-41.html The Portland Trail Blazers announced today that the club has waived Guard Derek Anderson. Anderson will be designated as the teamís amnesty player under the luxury tax amnesty provision of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The provision allows a team to release a player and remove his contract amount from the teamís salary cap for purposes of calculating the luxury tax. The Trail Blazers will be responsible for the remaining two years of Andersonís contract and he is free to sign with another team. ... During the 2004-2005 season Anderson saw action in only eight of the teamís final 42 games due to various injuries, including a sinus ailment, dental problems and back spasms. An eight-year NBA veteran, he played in 47 games with 32 starts for the Trail Blazers last season and averaged 9.2 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 26.4 minutes per game. In the 2003-2004 season Anderson appeared in 51 games, 45 in the starting line up. He averaged 13.6 points, 4.5 assists, 3.6 rebounds, 1.29 steals and 35.5 minutes. He had limited action that season due to a herniated disk. Anyone interested in a somewhat injury-prone 6'5" guard who can play the point? In other Blazer news, they got rid of Nick Van Exel. (edited by Kawshen on 3.8.05 1728) Promote this thread!
DJ FrostyFreeze Scrapple Level: 113 Posts: 1942/3464 EXP: 15655502 For next: 163107 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 3 hours # 2 Posted on 3.8.05 1652.41 Reposted on: 3.8.12 1656.50 How embarassing is that to have the "We get to dump a worthless overpaid player, WHOOPEE~!" rule named after you? Damn. Meanwhile, please believe Brian Grant is next on the list.
Mr. Boffo Scrapple Level: 118 Posts: 1157/3844 EXP: 18174293 For next: 208675 Since: 24.3.02 From: Oshkosh, WI Since last post: 1671 days Last activity: 1632 days # 3 Posted on 3.8.05 2018.32 Reposted on: 3.8.12 2029.02 Originally posted by Kawshen We have the first victim of the amnesty provision in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Blazers get rid of Derek Anderson. Originally posted by NBA.com The Trail Blazers will be responsible for the remaining two years of Andersonís contract and he is free to sign with another team. I assume by victim you're talking about the Blazers organization, because being paid to not work, plus with the chance to sign with another team is a sweet deal.
Kawshen Liverwurst Level: 72 Posts: 1097/1201 EXP: 3196025 For next: 127753 Since: 2.1.02 From: Bronx, NY Since last post: 3178 days Last activity: 1438 days
AIM: # 4 Posted on 5.8.05 1659.18 Reposted on: 5.8.12 1702.56 Looks like Mr. Jackie Christie is next. Originally posted by Orlando Sentinel http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/basketball/magic/orl-sptmagic05080505aug05,0,3387326.story?coll=orl-magic Making use of the newly installed amnesty clause, league sources in New York confirmed that the Orlando Magic would waive the disgruntled Doug Christie. Although Christie would still be paid the $8.2 million that he is owed for the upcoming season, waiving him using the amnesty clause would save the Magic just as much in luxury tax payments. This ends Doug Christie's tumultuous stay in Orlando after being acquired in a trade with Sacramento for Cuttino Mobley. Any chance of Jackie and her husband going back to Sacto?
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 226 Posts: 6640/17225 EXP: 173944345 For next: 2290252 Since: 9.12.01 From: „Éü„Éć„āĘ„ÉĚ„É™„āĻ Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 10 hours # 5 Posted on 6.8.05 1034.06 Reposted on: 6.8.12 1034.40 You have an unhealthy fixation with Jackie...kinda like Doug! Originally posted by Kawshen Any chance of Jackie and her husband going back to Sacto? This may just be my own crazy opinions from what I've seen watching him, but I have to wonder whether Doug would be able to muster up the emotional energy to "forgive" Sacramento for trading him. Also, I can't see it happening without us first losing BOTH Songaila and Evans...unfortunately, that could be very likely.
Kawshen Liverwurst Level: 72 Posts: 1100/1201 EXP: 3196025 For next: 127753 Since: 2.1.02 From: Bronx, NY Since last post: 3178 days Last activity: 1438 days
AIM: # 6 Posted on 10.8.05 0913.59 Reposted on: 10.8.12 0916.48 Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze Meanwhile, please believe Brian Grant is next on the list. http://www2.dailynews.com/sports/ci_2927723 There you go. The Lakers save $30M on the luxury tax by cutting him. I think he might be headed back to Portland - they apparently loved him up there even though his knees are just gone. (edited by Kawshen on 10.8.05 1014)
DJ FrostyFreeze Scrapple Level: 113 Posts: 1949/3464 EXP: 15655502 For next: 163107 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 3 hours # 7 Posted on 10.8.05 1149.35 Reposted on: 10.8.12 1150.55 THANK GOODNESS! It's just too bad we still have to pay him at all. *Crosses fingers in hopes of Golden State cutting Derek Fisher next so he can come back home*
redsoxnation Scrapple Level: 157 Posts: 4776/7534 EXP: 49343852 For next: 235490 Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1699 days Last activity: 1699 days # 8 Posted on 12.8.05 2117.41 Reposted on: 12.8.12 2117.41 Deep philosophical question: If the Knicks don't cut Allan Houston, can the rule still be called the Allan Houston Rule?
BOSsportsfan34 Pepperoni Level: 68 Posts: 715/1103 EXP: 2724523 For next: 4291 Since: 2.1.03 From: MA Since last post: 700 days Last activity: 31 days
Y!: # 9 Posted on 13.8.05 1118.12 Reposted on: 13.8.12 1118.19 Originally posted by redsoxnation Deep philosophical question: If the Knicks don't cut Allan Houston, can the rule still be called the Allan Houston Rule? I thought the same thing, RSN. And according to realgm, it looks like the Knicks might not cut him after all.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 120 Posts: 2515/4023 EXP: 19410173 For next: 77054 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 160 days Last activity: 1 day # 10 Posted on 13.8.05 1145.12 Reposted on: 13.8.12 1145.12 Oh, well, that makes more sense. Better deal for them if he retires anyways. Two years earlier and it mighta been the Terrell Brandon Rule.
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 111 Posts: 2943/3282 EXP: 14412018 For next: 456388 Since: 23.1.02 From: In a Blue State finally Since last post: 387 days Last activity: 189 days # 11 Posted on 13.8.05 1410.53 Reposted on: 13.8.12 1411.13 So that makes it the Derek Anderson rule now, right? -Jag
Kawshen Liverwurst Level: 72 Posts: 1104/1201 EXP: 3196025 For next: 127753 Since: 2.1.02 From: Bronx, NY Since last post: 3178 days Last activity: 1438 days
AIM: # 12 Posted on 15.8.05 1448.05 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1448.11 Yeah, it's a done deal, Houston is staying and Zeke hopes he retires. Here's more to add to the list: Aaron McKie - 76ers Eddie Robinson - Bulls Jerome Williams - Knicks Alonzo Mourning's buyout - Raptors Ron Mercer - Nets EDIT: Add Reggie Miller's contract to the list. (edited by Kawshen on 15.8.05 1722)
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 83 Posts: 711/1668 EXP: 5231114 For next: 201130 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 14 days Last activity: 3 hours # 13 Posted on 15.8.05 1454.19 Reposted on: 15.8.12 1454.19 The Bucks have someone to add to this list. I must confess that I had to look for his name. Since I found it and returned here, I have forgotten who it was. Calvin Booth - does that ring a bell?
Merc Potato korv Level: 56 Posts: 345/680 EXP: 1361560 For next: 36625 Since: 3.1.02 From: Brisbane, Australia Since last post: 2508 days Last activity: 2487 days # 14 Posted on 16.8.05 0144.18 Reposted on: 16.8.12 0150.54 The full (?) list: http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=ap-amnestyday&prov=ap&type=lgns "Booth has averaged 4.1 points and 3.3 rebounds in 250 career games in six NBA seasons" (From another yahoo page) And he is due $13 million over the next 2 seasons. Man. I been ripped. 9 inches taller and I could be rich.
Kawshen Liverwurst Level: 72 Posts: 1110/1201 EXP: 3196025 For next: 127753 Since: 2.1.02 From: Bronx, NY Since last post: 3178 days Last activity: 1438 days
AIM: # 15 Posted on 22.8.05 1203.50 Reposted on: 22.8.12 1205.13 Just the status of the players that have been "Houstoned" (that's a misnomer now, I know): - Derek Anderson to Houston. - Brian Grant to Phoenix. - Aaron McKie to the Lakers. - Doug Christie to Dallas. - Reggie Miller to TNT. - Jerome Williams retires and will work in the Knick organization.
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