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Old 08-29-2007, 07:45 AM   #16
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Default Re: It's Official the bucks signed Yi

Originally Posted by xtrm
kid,they both holdout the bucks after being drafted
Kid, rookie contracts were negotiable in Glenn Robinson's day, but they aren't now. Teams today are allowed to offer 80-120% of rookie scale, but as a matter of practice, every single team offers the full 120% on day one. There is never anything to negotiate.

Yi held out because he wanted to get traded - not because of big bucks.
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