Originally Posted by RaininThrees
I think this is true, totally.
I mean, I think his contract won't hold them back for years 1 & 2 ($5M) and when his salary escalates in year 3 ($8.5M) he becomes a large expiring contract that can be used in a trade.
This plus 1
Further if you think about it Amir Johnson over paid $7MM comes off the cap the same year if I am not mistaken..
That would be $15M off the books in 2015 or so.
Sets up the team nicely to acquire a very good player...
...which is why it hurts all the more that we didnt go out an draft Drummond.