Originally Posted by Burgz V2
i'd love to have Asik but we can't and most likely won't do this trade. Val needs the most of the playing time at the 5 and picking up talent doesn't seem to be the motive of the FO. Clearly we are preparing for a salary dump, and potentially a (proper) rebuild. Acquiring Asik would hurt our chances at accomplishing both.
But as SESSEL said, Asik's $15 million come off the books after next season, same as Gay's large contract. That leaves us with a ton of cap space for the 2015 off season..