Originally Posted by SCREWstonRockets
Umm he just came over major surgery that ended his season last year. He was rehabbing the entire summer and into the season. Didn't get cleared to practice until a month ago. Seriously, how many trades happen on Christmas or Christmas Eve? They could have waited a couple days.
He had the surgery almost 10 months ago. For a torn quadriceps tendon, recovery time is less then half that. And if I had the opportunity to drop his contract, I would do it right away so as to not let the other team back out. Whether it's Christmas or Christmas Eve is irrelevant.