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Richard Jefferson isn't sure whether the San Antonio Spurs will keep him or not.
Jefferson reported for training camp Friday amid speculation that the Spurs will trade or waive him under the league's amnesty provision. The veteran swingman has spent two underachieving seasons in San Antonio and is due $9.2 million this year.
Jefferson spoke as though his days might be numbered in San Antonio. Spurs guard Manu Ginobili also didn't sound confident that his teammate would be around.
The Spurs traded for Jefferson in 2009 to bring in some scoring punch. Jefferson has instead struggled to fit in and was benched at the end of the playoffs last season.
Free agent Josh Howard has talked with the Spurs and could be a replacement.
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The San Antonio Spurs have decided to use their one-time amnesty clause on Richard Jefferson(notes) to waive their starting small forward, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The decision allows the Spurs to remove the three years and $30.5 million left on Jefferson’s contract from the team’s payroll for salary-cap and tax purposes. Jefferson will still be paid the $30.5 million...
Waiving Richard Jefferson would move the Spurs below the luxury tax line.
On this episode of the Spurscast, I am joined by Project Spurs' Trevor Zickgraf as we breakdown the news heard around the world -- the San Antonio Spurs will be using their amnesty clause and to let go of Richard Jefferson.We discuss the ramifications of the news on the team and what does this mean as far as the Spurs' search for a small forward.Speaking of small forwards...
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According to Contra Costa Times, the San Antonio Spurs, along with several other teams, have shown interest in restricted free agent forward Reggie Williams.
Several teams have shown interest, including San Antonio, Orlando, Denver, Chicago and Charlotte.
Should the Spurs make an offer to Williams, under the new CBA, Golden State will have three days to match any offer in order...
Josh Howard is still in discussions with the Spurs, in case the team decides to apply the amnesty clause to Richard Jefferson.
The San Antonio Spurs training camp is underway as the team gears up for another run at title number five.But who is on the training camp roster you may ask? Well I am glad you did.Perhaps the biggest surprise is that Richard Jefferson is listed even though there were reports a few days ago of the Spurs using their amnesty clause on him. Seems he is sticking around. It could be...
As the San Antonio Spurs began training camp yesterday, the team still hasn't officially waived veteran forward Richard Jefferson as they were reported to have been in pursuit of doing. The amnesty of Jefferson could still be possible, though he would need a replacement first.
The rumored preferred option of the Spurs was forward Caron Butler who decided to sign with the Los...