I don't think Tolliver is targeted because of all those years he spent in the NBA. I believe the main reason to bring him to Charlotte is to help stretch the offence, and allow kemba and hendo to get to the basket more often.
Also, he pretty much nailed the reasoning when he talked about the uncertainty of rookies vs vet players. Tyrus and Byron certainly aren't rookies, but I think they both have enough question marks that it'd be wise to get a vet at that spot so you have an idea of what to expect.
He's looking for around 2 million a year per Hoopshype, also a 1-2 year deal which fits into the master plan:
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I'd do more than 2 years if it was as low as 2 million per year. That's not a big risk.
We can only go to 2.6 million, but regardless after seeing what we're paying Taylor I expect the FO to negotiate the best deal possible for us.
If we could get him for no higher than 1.9 million it can be covered under the bi-annual exception...leaving the full 2.575 million room exception to play with later. Since they can't be combined I'd push hard for that being my best offer.
Last edited by spectre; 08-02-2012 at 05:35 PM.
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Yi is definitely a power forward.
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I can understand thinking Yi sucks, that's personal opinion and he's certainly no All Star, but to call him a small forward? That's slander I say!