Originally Posted by JohnnySic
I would have rather kept West, but this is fine.
Celtics can offer Delonte a maximum of 1 year at around the vet's minimum. They would be happy to resign Delonte for that immediately.
The difference is contenders would happily offer Delonte an extra year and an extra million from MLE.
That's the issue with Delonte resigning with Celtics: Boston needs to retain cap room. That's why the Celtics' offseason has been quiet...they are putting all their chips in for Dwight Howard.