MIAMI -- You could have called him the Minus Six Million Dollar Man.
When point guard Mike Bibby sought his release from woeful Washington last February in order to join the Miami Heat, he was willing to give up all his 2011-12 salary, the final year of his contract. That was a cool 6.2 million.
As it turns out, Bibby lost 3.9 million for this season when salaries are prorated due to the lockout and that he was able to sign a minimum 1.35 million deal with the New York Knicks. But he has no regrets.
"Not at all," Bibby said before Friday's game against the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. "I'm glad I made the decision. I just think that Miami was a better place for me than Washington Everything isn't about money. The money is always good but everything isn't about money."
But the quest by Bibby, 33, to win his first championship did not work out as he had hoped. The Heat lost to Dallas in the NBA Finals in six games with Bibby having lost his starting job in Game 6 to Mario Chamb...