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01-08-2013, 10:30 AM
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cneely
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Originally Posted by LSCII View Post
Then you should direct your anger towards Chia, and not Thomas. PC was the guy who rushed to get this deal signed and interpreted the over 40 contract stipulations incorrectly. The threat of Thomas getting hurt or retiring and having his salary still be attached to the cap was there from the day he signed the deal.
Sure, but I don't think Chia would have anticipated that Thomas would decide to not play out his last year.

Chia was smart enough to lift the no trade clause in the final year so he could move Thomas if need be. Thomas, by deciding to stay home this year, has made the contract untradeable.

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