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  1. Big Salaries for Big Stars in Europe: A Hail Mary

    Henry Abbott

    Ian Whittell does a killer job of analyzing the economics of European basketball, and in so doing makes clear how unlikely it is that LeBron James, or someone like him, would get a $50 million contract offer from a European team. There are lots of re...

    Blog | August 27, 2008
  2. Orlando Sentinel: Magic Expect Billy Donovan to Coach

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Schmitz and Tim Povtak of the Orlando Sentinel report: Billy Donovan is expected to become the next coach of the Orlando Magic after he was presented with a substantial contract offer, officials with the NBA team told the Orlando Sentinel. Don...

    Blog | May 31, 2007
  3. Andrew Bynum's clever deal

    Henry Abbott

    Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been a so-so player at best, but in the new CBA his contract has special value -- because now even the richest teams feel financial pressure, and his deal offers relief. ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  4. Report: Rockets offer Lin four-year deal

    Henry Abbott

    The Houston Rockets plan to offer a contract to New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin on Wednesday, according to a report by The New York Post. Lin The Post, citing a league source, reports the Rockets will offer Lin a backloaded deal worth roughly ...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    John Reid of The Times-Picayune: General Manager Dell Demps said losing Paul, who rebuffed the team's five-year, $100 million offer of a contract extension last week, was bittersweet. "We wish Chris the best, and he will be dearly missed," Demps said...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  6. Kwame Brown to Warriors for $7 million

    Henry Abbott

    The Associated Press: CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Free agent center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. The offer was "too good to pass up," said Mark Bartelstein, Brown's agent. The los...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: "A stalemate between the Grizzlies and their first-round draft picks has ended with the team agreeing to remove performance-based bonuses in its contract offers. Xavier Henry and Greivis Vasquez agreed in prin...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Woody Paige of The Denver Post: " ... because Melo hasn't made up his mind yet about signing a three-year, $65 million contract extension offer, because some people made cute, champagne remarks at his wedding, because the Knicks were snubbed by LeBro...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  9. Allen Iverson, unemployable All-Star

    Henry Abbott

    David Dow/NBAE/Getty Images It's unclear if any team would offer Iverson -- voted an All-Star starter -- a minimum contract. Today the 76ers confirmed what has been whispered for some time: Allen Iverson won't be back in a Sixers uniform this seaso...

    Blog | March 02, 2010
  10. The NBA Team Winning this Off-Season: The Bears

    Henry Abbott

    By that I mean, not some cutesy nickname for the Grizzlies. I mean: People who are pessimistic about the economy. As we tiptoe into free agency, I'm feeling there are plenty of signs that big-dollar NBA contract offers will be precious and rar...

    Blog | June 30, 2009
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McManamon of The Akron Beacon Journal: "The Cavs are going to offer LeBron James the biggest contract possible. He has said over and over he loves playing here, though few people seem to want to listen to him. So he'll make gobs of money here...

    Blog | August 07, 2008
  12. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Baron Davis's agent says his client is unlikley to opt out of his contract, as he is guaranteed more than almost any other team can offer. The view that Don Nelson was wrong for benching Baron Davis for the last two important quarters of the year. An...

    Blog | April 16, 2008
  13. Another Blatche on His Record

    Henry Abbott

    Andray Blatche. You work your whole life to make the NBA. You work your whole rookie contract just to make sure you stay on a roster to get to that second deal, where the real money is. You reportedly have an offer on the table. It's show time. All y...

    Blog | August 03, 2007
  14. Four Teams Offer Greek Center a Contract

    Henry Abbott

    Minnesota, Atlanta, Toronto, and New Jersey are all said to be excited about Andreas Glyniadakis. Sounds to me like international players are kind of popular just now. Wonder why? Click the link above, to I Heart KG, to read a quote from NBDL coac...

    Blog | September 07, 2006
  15. Does LeBron James Make More in Endorsements if he Bolts Cleveland...

    Henry Abbott

    There is plenty of anxiety over the fact that LeBron James has not yet announced his intention to accept Cleveland's offer a contract extension. In the interim, Bill Simmons is kicking around once again an idea that has been discussed many times: doe...

    Blog | July 07, 2006
  16. Bonzi Wells Gets an Offer from the Kings

    Henry Abbott

    Bonzi Wells nearly slayed the San Antonio Spurs a few weeks ago. He was incredible. And how he's no doubt looking for the highlight contract of his career. But it's unclear if he'll get it. Sam Amick of the Sacramento Bee says an offer is on the tab...

    Blog | July 02, 2006