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#1 magicbalala245


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Posted November 08, 2008 - 10:35 AM


Posted ImageIf the reports are true that Denver plans to buy out the last two years of Antonio McDyess' $13.63-million contract and make him a free agent with the ability to sign with any team, don't expect the Lakers to make a bid for the 6-foot-9 power forward.

The Nuggets acquired McDyess this week from the Detroit Pistons as part of a four-player deal that included Allen Iverson and Chauncey Billups. McDyess has refused to report to Denver.

The Lakers have a 14-man roster -- one shy of the league maximum of 15. The Lakers also still have their mid-level exception of $5.59 million to offer a player like McDyess.

"He's a good guy," Jackson said. "He's a good player and he's experienced. But right now in our situation, other than just watching what's happening, there's no interest that I can call right now."

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#2 JavierLakerFan16


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Posted November 08, 2008 - 11:26 AM

I didnt want him, but yeah we are good.

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Posted November 08, 2008 - 11:34 AM

I know why we ruled him out cause hes not getting Kobes number.
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#4 SaintNicholasVanExel


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Posted November 08, 2008 - 11:49 AM

i like old antonio, but i'm preeeeetty sure he's going to end up back with the pistons. inside deal, anyone?

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Posted November 08, 2008 - 05:08 PM

he would have been a nice addition, but honestly he wouldn't get more than 10 min a game with our current situation. although he could be our p.j brown type player

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