Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Steph Curry Rule

Former Brooklyn Nets Assistant GM Bobby Marks suggested during opening night of the NBA season that the NBA should have a Steph Curry Rule, allowing players to renegotiate their contracts even if their teams are over the cap. The full tweet can be seen here: NBA should have the “Steph Curry” rule. The ability to […]

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That Weird Sign-and-Trade Rule

As mentioned in my Tristan Thompson piece, the Cleveland Cavaliers do have the option to sign-and-trade Thompson. If this ever came to fruition, the Cavs could only receive future assets and a trade exception in return. The trade exception, however, would not reflect whatever Thompson’s new salary would be. Instead, the exception is limited by […]

Options for Tristan Thompson & Cleveland Cavaliers

On October 1st at midnight Tristan Thompson let his qualifying offer with the Cleveland Cavaliers expire. The Cavs declined to offer Thompson a new contract that was acceptable to him and his agent and Thompson was unwilling to sign a $6,777,589 qualifying offer and play one year for less than his perceived market value. By […]