Found November 28, 2011 on
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Now that the NBA lockout will likely be coming to a close, it's time to take a quick look at the San Antonio Spurs team payroll as free-agency will start up and the possibility of trades.
Currently, the Spurs have the third highest payroll at $73,181,595 behind the Los Angeles Lakers ($91,311,749) and the Orlando Magic ($74,816,623).
Here is how it breaks down:
via Hoops Hype
Tim Duncan is entering his final contract year and now the Spurs will have to decide whether or not to extend him a few more seasons or wait to hear if Duncan does decide to retire after this season. Although he might sign for another two more season at best, if he does retire, that's a huge chunk of cash off the payroll for the Spurs to be major players in next season's free-agency.Richard Jefferson might be the thorn in Spurs fans sides when it comes to his play on the court but with two years guaranteed and the last season his option, he might be a great trading chip for another team lookin...
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