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09-22-2011, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Happy Pony View Post
Indeed.

The deal is two years too long for the money. If the last 2 years were at a lower cost or it was only a 3 year deal it would be ideal. Given RJs age and playing style, the back end of this contract is going to be an issue.
Given that RJ is likely to be able to contribute to the team as a whole even if his skills start to deteriorate, I don't think it's as much of an issue as you suggest. Unless, of course, none of that actually counts and we were absolutely right to dump guys like Peca and Malhotra because there was more talent elsewhere.

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I don't think many have noticed but RJ is the new Jody Shelley.
I seem to recall Shelley's last career year being six years ago, when he scored 10 points.

RJ's was last year, for 57 points.


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