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Voted on Jul 17 2014, 6:47a
Exactly - it's only a hard cap if you let yourself be subject to it!
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 4:31p - 1 reply
And I get the value in looking at each individual draft, who might have been available, etc...
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 3:46p - 1 reply
Well, then why do you keep referring to the luxury tax limit as a "hard cap"?
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 3:39p - 1 reply
Doesn't sound like he was a finance major.
Commented on Former first-round pick Karsten Whitson focused on proving value after 11th-round selection on Jul 16 2014, 1:05p
I'm trying to look at things in aggregate
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 12:42p - 1 reply
I've thought about this (too much) recently
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 12:23p - 1 reply
That seems odd...
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 11:18a - 2 replies
Also, the reason that you'll never see "max" contracts be eliminated?
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 11:16a - 1 reply
Is that what happened?
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 11:12a - 1 reply
Well, there's got to be some other mechanism by which revenues can get shared
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 11:09a
That's what I was advocating for during the last work stoppage
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 9:18a - 2 replies
In this case, it's really a matter of semantics
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 16 2014, 9:14a - 1 reply
I love Courtney Lee...
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:32p - 1 reply
There's also the issue of when Wyc has to start CTC'ing
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:29p - 1 reply
... and then Houston immediately sent him packing
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:25p - 2 replies
Yeah, I'm not sure about the timing of when deals become guaranteed
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:21p - 1 reply
The E'Twaun thing was different; you can't re-sign a player that you traded away for a year
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:13p
I'll answer my own question; section 88 of the Coon FAQ
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:11p
I'm just not sure whether we can immediately re-trade Ely, if we acquire him
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:04p - 1 reply
The thing is, though...
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 5:00p - 1 reply
Another non-guaranteed salary, though, combined with the ones we already have
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 4:56p - 2 replies
And we'll probably not ever receive a pick for doing this
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 3:47p - 1 reply
Well, that's what I mean
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 3:45p - 1 reply
Pretty much
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 3:39p - 1 reply
Nutrition or not, he's trending in the wrong direction
Commented on Offseason Update Series: Top 10 Remaining Free Agent Big Men for the Boston Celtics on Jul 15 2014, 3:39p - 1 reply
It's not really for us to say that it's a crappy deal or not;
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 3:36p
When you trade a player, but don't receive salary back, you get to take on another player down the road
Commented on Boston Celtics sign-and-trade free agent Kris Humphries to Washington Wizards on Jul 15 2014, 3:34p - 1 reply
Exactly; make 'em shoot contested jumpers all night, and you're going to win a LOT of games
Commented on Offseason Update Series: Top 10 Remaining Free Agent Big Men for the Boston Celtics on Jul 15 2014, 2:39p
Guys like Laimbeer and Perk *were* great interior defenders, though...
Commented on Offseason Update Series: Top 10 Remaining Free Agent Big Men for the Boston Celtics on Jul 15 2014, 2:21p - 2 replies
All good stuff to remember when we watch XB scuffle out there....
Commented on Jackie Bradley Jr. is finally flourishing on Jul 15 2014, 11:17a
I'd rather not risk it, honestly.
Commented on Red Sox trade rumors: Should the Red Sox trade Andrew Miller? on Jul 15 2014, 11:13a
How do we know that Sully soaked *anything* in?
Commented on Offseason Update Series: Top 10 Remaining Free Agent Big Men for the Boston Celtics on Jul 15 2014, 9:45a - 1 reply
If you could sign Okafor to a one-year deal...
Commented on Offseason Update Series: Top 10 Remaining Free Agent Big Men for the Boston Celtics on Jul 14 2014, 8:31p - 1 reply
40 wins also would have also gotten 'Sota the 7-seed, if they happened to play in the Eastern Conference
Commented on Stein: Rockets interested in Rondo (again) on Jul 14 2014, 12:27p - 1 reply
I hope he proves me wrong...
Commented on Wait till next year? The Celtics could have lots of cap room in 2015 on Jul 14 2014, 6:47a - 1 reply
Especially since that deal only goes down with him signing the extension
Commented on Wait till next year? The Celtics could have lots of cap room in 2015 on Jul 14 2014, 6:45a
Meh... said the same thing last year
Commented on Wait till next year? The Celtics could have lots of cap room in 2015 on Jul 14 2014, 6:42a - 3 replies
... at $12M, for a shell of his former self?
Commented on Wait till next year? The Celtics could have lots of cap room in 2015 on Jul 14 2014, 6:35a - 1 reply
How long until Swihart gets promoted?
Commented on Red Sox minor lines: Bad days down below on Jul 11 2014, 5:10p - 3 replies
With no more AJP and a 37-year old David Ross...
Commented on Red Sox vs. Astros: Mike Carp starts at first on Jul 11 2014, 4:44p - 1 reply
Vazquez doesn't turn 24 for another month...
Commented on The A.J. Pierzynski signing still makes sense on Jul 11 2014, 2:35p - 1 reply
It wasn't even $8M - it was less than $6M
Commented on The A.J. Pierzynski signing still makes sense on Jul 11 2014, 12:23p
Even though AJP's always been pretty durable...
Commented on The A.J. Pierzynski signing still makes sense on Jul 11 2014, 10:17a - 1 reply
Good points...
Commented on The A.J. Pierzynski signing still makes sense on Jul 11 2014, 10:14a
Yeah, I'm not sure you could have predicted that much improvement
Commented on The A.J. Pierzynski signing still makes sense on Jul 11 2014, 9:36a - 1 reply
Yeah, I mean... it's not my money
Commented on The A.J. Pierzynski signing still makes sense on Jul 11 2014, 9:16a - 1 reply
Given that Ross *always* caught Lester, and I don't think AJP ever did...
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 8:08p - 1 reply
Given how strong and consistent the pitching staff was with Salty catching most of the games...
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 8:04p
.892 OPS so far in July!
Commented on Jackie Bradley Jr.'s diving catch is a beauty on Jul 10 2014, 3:46p - 1 reply
Is there any doubt?
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 1:58p - 1 reply
Can we agree to drop the presence that we don't know the "emotional wreck" pitcher is Buchholz?
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 1:57p - 1 reply
"He refused to get a pair of glasses!"
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 12:55p
I was surprised that they didn't give him the QO...
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 12:19p - 2 replies
The "Tito's a drug addict!!!" thing from just a couple years ago
Commented on A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat on Jul 10 2014, 11:37a - 3 replies
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