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insidehoops
10-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Did you expect this? He's obviously a useful player. But, as usual, salaries are a huge factor. And the Wolves are about youth.

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It was a decision, Wolves President of Basketball Operations and coach Flip Saunders said, that came down to the direction the team had decided to take — to develop a young roster. And so the team negotiated a buyout for Barea, who was due about $4.5 million on the final year of his contract, then waived him.

-- Minneapolis Star Tribune