Posts tagged "amnesty"

Carlos Boozer's sticking around

Carlos Boozer's sticking around
Carlos Boozer has been the biggest scapegoat on the Bulls for the past two seasons. Fans got the treat of seeing Booz immediately injure himself in training camp by "tripping over a bag", beat up almost exclusively on lousy teams, and then completely disappear when we needed him in the playoffs...

True cost of amnestying Carlos Boozer this year vs next year.

True cost of amnestying Carlos Boozer this year vs next year.
The Chicago Bulls appear set to continue on with Carlos Boozer this season, however, with the luxury tax looming, they'll also be looking to stay under that threshold. I've seen the phrase kicked around that the Bulls would never pay a player 47.1 million to go away, so I think it's worth some analysis on the true cost of amnestying Carlos Boozer now vs next season...

Amnesty cuts won't be as deep as you think

Amnesty cuts won't be as deep as you think
With the new amnesty clause allowing teams to use the amnesty clause on any player presently on their roster at any point during their contract, the amnesty cuts immediately available won't be nearly as many as most observers think...
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