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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Knicks Sign Duhon

According to the Associated Press, the New York Knicks have signed Chris Duhon. It’s thought that Duhon received a 2 year deal worth the full mid level exemption (about $5.8M per year.) The Knicks started out with an offer of about half that much, until the Magic offered Duhon an $11M deal for 3 years. New York then increased its offer in order to sign the former Bulls guard. Duhon has a good defensive reputation, but on offense he has a limited game. He averaged 6.4 assists per 36 minutes, which combined with his 1.7 turnovers/36 shows him to be …continue reading

Free Agent Roundup — Day 1

Baron Davis has reportedly agreed to a 5-year, $65 million deal with the Clippers. No offers or signings are official before July 9th, when the the league announces the final salary cap figures. Apparently it takes eight days for a team of chipmunks to work the slide rules over on Park Avenue. Assuming a cap number in the realm of $58,130,000 – what I saw on real GM – just four teams have significant cap room.  WIthout Davis, Golden State has the most — about $24 million. However, they also need to save up to re-sign Monta Ellis and Andris Biedrins. …continue reading