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#1 Majesty

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Posted July 23, 2014 - 12:13 PM

Not sure what to think of the OKC "stashing" the rookie they just drafted in the D-League. Why not accept rookie deal and still go to the DL

Quite a sacrifice. $25K instead of $1 mill. Not like he can't be assigned to the D-League and still have the same access.

Thunder are pioneering drafting a player and underpaying them significantly. Ok.

I mean I guess I get it. But the Thunder basically having their cake and eating it too. Players Union letting that fly?

 

 

 

Wow....25k instead of 1m...


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Posted July 23, 2014 - 12:28 PM

Who's thier rookie?

Player union is going to be pissed lol

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Posted July 23, 2014 - 12:37 PM

If they don't sign him by a certain period they waive his rights and any team can pick him up from the D league, so that doesn't really help them as much as it seems like it would.



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Posted July 23, 2014 - 12:52 PM

Isn't this like the Pierre Jackson situation from last year?

But. Okc is just cheaping out

Durrant get out of there

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Posted July 23, 2014 - 01:23 PM

OKC is pretty cheap.

 

 

I think KD will see this, hopefully Sooner than Later



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Posted July 23, 2014 - 01:30 PM

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Not sure what to think of the OKC "stashing" the rookie they just drafted in the D-League. Why not accept rookie deal and still go to the DL


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#7 stillshining

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Posted July 23, 2014 - 06:23 PM

Guys are saying him and his agent helped agree to it pre-draft

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Posted July 23, 2014 - 06:34 PM

would be epic if Durant pays him the 975k lol ..






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