The east, after the top 5, are loaded with teams with no interest in jockeying for draft position (outside Orlando). For a variety of reasons (free agent signings, new arenas, years of losing, etc.), the east has a number of teams looking play past the first week of April.
Butler, Udoh, Antetokonmpo for Gay
Gordon, Biyombo, 1st round pick for Gay
If Bynum's knees are shot:
Bynum, Thompson, Karasev for GayThe two-year deal, the details of which were revealed by ShamSports.com, calls for base salaries of $12,250,000 and $12,540,000. However, only $6 million of the first season is guaranteed if Bynum is waived before 5 p.m. Jan 7 (and will become fully guaranteed if he doesn’t clear waivers before Jan. 10), and none of the second season is guaranteed until July 11, 2014.
Stuckey, CV, Caldwell-Pope, Mitchell for Gay and filler (Gray?)