Tag Archives: NBA Free Agency

What Should the Lakers Pay Jordan Clarkson

I.¬†Introduction Once the Los Angeles Lakers submit a Qualifying Offer (“QO”) to Jordan Clarkson, he will become a restricted free agent (“RFA”) on July 1. Because Jordan Clarkson has only been in the NBA for two seasons, his restricted free agency period will be subject to the Gilbert Arenas Provision (making Clarkson an “Arenas RFA”). […]

How it Works: Player Bonuses

Players can negotiate different bonuses into their contracts and while they often get reported, the variety¬†and mechanics of player bonuses are not often explained. This post will explain the different types of player bonuses, how they affect a player’s cap hit, and the basics¬†of how they work. It’s easiest to start with a couple of […]

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 […]