Sure, you can say this was Phil Jackson being Phil Jackson as a team president. But the bottom line is the Knicks once gave up on a talent they had in hand that they ended up just buying back later.
Hardaway played fairly well last season, but this is an overpay. The reason the Knicks had to do it is because Hardaway is a restricted free agent, and Atlanta can match any lowball deal. They probably won’t match this offer, but the Knicks are going to pay for it down the line when Hardaway is making $19 million in the fourth year of this deal.
Miami’s pitch is their beach lifestyle and one of Cheap Jerseys Paypal the league’s best coaches in Erik Spoelstra. The Celtics brought Hayward to Fenway Park on Sunday, showing him a video featuring sports legends saying good things about Boston and a personalized message from David Ortiz. In Utah, Hayward’s meeting will take place in San Diego with the Jazz executives. Their pitch, per ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, will revolve around how Hayward’s role will continue to grow with the team, all while playing next to Rudy Gobert, an ideal teammate for him.
Well, Denver still isn’t a glamour market and the Nuggets missed the playoffs again, but they successfully signed a top free agent on Sunday. Welcome, Paul Millsap, to the Mile High City.
The Nuggets nabbed Millsap on a three-year, $90 million Cheap Jerseys Sell deal. It’s a move that makes for a crowded front court in Denver, but moving Kenneth Faried or not bringing back Mason Plumlee would fix that rather easily. Either way, Denver now boasts a killer duo of Millsap and Nikola Jokic, which should help the Nuggets at least keep up with the quickly improving Western Conference.
It was only January 2015 when the Hawks won 60 games, went undefeated in January, and saw their entire starting five get named Player of the Month.