Originally Posted by hawkfan
It gives the Raptors cap space to go after free agents in the summer, or trade for a player already under contract.
For example, if the Raptors didn't have AB on the books this past summer, they could have traded for Luis Scola, who is a far superior player.
A lot of Hippocrates speaking as raptor fans. He's garbage but they want lottery picks. He should be dumped for capspace but they wouldn't want to trade him to unload kleiza, fields, Amir Johnson with him to open up real capspace.