...... because it isn't that easy.
It never ceases to amaze me the simplicity and idiocy of the opinion that Colangelo (or any GM) should just go get player X.
By the time the day ended, Batum says, 16 teams had called his agent, Bouna Ndiaye, to express interest. Minnesota, New Orleans, Toronto and Cleveland were most aggressive. And despite what you might think, Minnesota did not offer the most money. A source with knowledge of Batum's free agency says Cleveland offered a whopping $52 million.
Thought it was worth mentioning.