Luongo: Is the light getting brighter?
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01-08-2013, 03:56 PM
Join Date: Aug 2006
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And yet you are saying:
What about the years where Luongo is getting paid 5.3M on the cap but playing below that? [potentially even when in real dollars Luongo is getting paid 6.7M] That's a penalty for those assuming the contract.
Now they have to pay out the previous advantage as well?
Clearly doesn't make this a fair deal.
It's a penalty to a team assuming a contract when a player doesn't play up to his salary/cap-hit? Does this apply to other players that don't perform up their cap-hit/salary? If it's the same, the point is moot.
The team getting him would get a 5-6 year cap advantage, roughly, and a 3-4 year penalty. They are still getting more years at advantage than they are disadvantage. Make sense?
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