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  1. Orlando Magic waive Gilbert Arenas

    Henry Abbott

    From news services: ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Magic announced Friday that they are using a new collective bargaining agreement amnesty provision to release guard Gilbert Arenas. • Read the full story here » • To see doze...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  2. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Quick of The Oregonian: Barring an injury setback before the season starts, the Trail Blazers will not use the "amnesty clause" on Brandon Roy this season, team president Larry Miller told The Oregonian late Monday evening. "Our plan right now ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  3. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    John Canzano of The Oregonian: The whisper at One Center Court is that Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen won't bother to take one last look at Brandon Roy before he goes amnesty clause on the guy who won all those games for him. Here's hoping Allen does...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  4. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Whoa, that Derrick Rose rule could mean Russell Westbrook will have a bigger salary than Kevin Durant. Two nice young men in a system that is just dying for them to be rivals. An argument the Spurs ought to use the amnesty clause on Richard Jeffers...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  5. Owners have funny ways of cutting costs

    Henry Abbott

    Chad Ford and Marc Stein have done a lot of hard work looking at how different teams are likely to deploy the upcoming, agreed-to-in-principle amnesty clause. The clause gives every owner the right to pay off one player to go away. Owners won't wr...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  6. Alonzo Mourning--Toronto's Amnesty Player

    Henry Abbott

    It is amazing to me that no one saw this coming. The Raptors have claimed luxury tax amnesty on their remaining payments to Alonzo Mourning. Here's how it's explained on Alonzo Mourning never reported to the Toronto Raptors, but he is now the...

    Blog | August 15, 2005
  7. Ladies and Gentlemen, Your 2005 Amnesty Class

    Henry Abbott

    These guys will be answers to trivia questions one day. They must be so proud. According to ESPN, these are the players who are now free agents thanks to the one-time luxury amnesty clause in the new collective bargaining agreement: Jerome Williams,...

    Blog | August 15, 2005
  8. On a Rocket Ride to Amnesty

    Henry Abbott

    With today's midnight deadline for teams to use the tax amnesty provision, the Houston Chronicle's Jonathan Feigen speculates about who might get the axe in Houston. Clarence Weatherspoon Unable to crack the rotation when Juwan Howard was healthy; ...

    Blog | August 15, 2005
  9. Report: Brian Grant Will Soon be Available

    Henry Abbott

    Ross Siler of the Los Angeles Daily News says the Lakers forward Brian Grant is about to become the league's third victim of the "Allan Houston" luxury tax amnesty rule. (Interestingly, Allan Houston himself has yet to join that exclusive club.) UPD...

    Blog | August 10, 2005
  10. Blazers Waive the Old Guard

    Henry Abbott

    Nick Van Exel and Derek Anderson have both been waived by the Blazers. Anderson will save the team luxury tax under the one-time amnesty rules of the new CBA. You know what I like about this move? How confidently the Blazers are making things happe...

    Blog | August 03, 2005
  11. Three Blazer Updates

    Henry Abbott

    Eric Marentette has three pieces of Blazer news in his Oregonlive Blazer Blog: John Nash has been talking about using the "Allan Houston" luxury tax amnesty rule as a means to avoid luxury tax not this season, but down the road--remember, this is a ...

    Blog | August 01, 2005