Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/1/11
Jeffgreen
While the lockout appears to be in the final act of a long and frustrating drama, several reports have indicated what changes are likely to be written up in the new CBA.  The "Amnesty Clause" is one such topic that has been discussed and how several teams can benefit by using it.  One of the best rules about it however is one that John asked Larry Coon about and he answered here. The majority of analysts and fans out there agree that the Celtics don't have any glaring contracts that they should use this on (unless of course, you're Bill Simmons who thinks it's a good idea to amnesty Jermaine O'Neal).  For its true purpose, the amnesty clause most likely won't be used by the C's directly.  But as Doc Brown likes to say to Marty McFly: "You're not thinking FOURTH DIMENSIONALLY!!!" If we take Doc Brown's advice and borrow his DeLorean to travel to the future, we can take aim at "amnestied players" from other teams that the Celtics might target.  This all may change if Marc Stein's ...
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