Originally Posted by BillytheKidder
So is this correct?.................Even if the Cavs can aquire Smith Wed, he would not be eligable for the playoffs because the deadline for eligability was Sunday?
Yeah he'll still be PO eligible. The deadline you're talking about was the deadline to be waived. Joe Smith, or any other player, had to be waived by 11:59 of that day if he wanted to sign with another team. After the person is waived, he has to then wait at least 48 hours to sign w/ another team.