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Old 10-22-2012, 10:40 AM   #14
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Default Re: Landry Fields happy for fresh start with Raptors

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.
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