According to the Sun Sentinel, the Heat are finishing off a sign-and-trade agreement with the Raptors that will allow Chris Bosh to receive a six-year free-agent contract instead of the maximum five-year contract an outside free agent can receive. The Raptors, in turn, will receive a package of draft picks from the Heat and a… Read more »
The TPE can come in handy if you are targeting a high-salary player (has to be a starter) on a team looking for cap relief. For example, say if New Orleans wants to cut its payroll by dumping Chris Paul, the Raptors would be one of the only teams over the cap to provide that option.
I listened to the Cleveland commentators the whole game (I do this often now since I find the it to be comedic gold). Some things that were said:
- WeNorth (commenting on the WeTheNorth campaign, apparently the can't read the giant letters on the giant banners in their own stadium properly) - One announcer forgot DeRozan's name, called him what's his name as he went to the free throw line - Commentators were saying the Cavs should start hard fouling Lou, "put him on his britches". More than once. - Were in disbelief when Amir hit a three