View Single Post
01-15-2013, 06:55 PM
Lou's Secret Sauce
AfroThunder396's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Hamburg, NY
Country: United States
Posts: 24,010
vCash: 835
Originally Posted by BigFatCat999 View Post
A buyout is basically paying cash to get rid of a guy. So if a team trades a player how much salary would you eat to get a 1st?
Vladimir Malakhov ($3.5 million) got a 1st round pick in the summer before 2006-2007, back when the cap was $44M.

Roughly the equivalent of $5.5 million under todays cap (8% of total cap) .

One thing to note was that Malakhov was suspended, so the team acquiring him didn't need to pay him salary, they just had to be responsible for his cap hit.

AfroThunder396 is offline   Reply With Quote