Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 5/14/13
This summer, Tiago Splitter becomes a restricted free agent. I know quite a few San Antonio Spurs fans who would have told you last year that they were looking forward to the day when Splitter could leave the Spurs for another team. However, after improving on all of his numbers this year, almost as if he were auditioning for free agency, Splitter has become a lot more valuable to the team. Those that wanted Splitter gone might now be changing their tune. Tiago made $3.9 million this year, but after working his way into the starting rotation and putting in some quality minutes, you can bet he’s due for a pay raise. The market will dictate his price, but everyone knows that big men can get a lot more because quality post players have become rather scarce these days. So who has their sights set on landing the Brazilian big man? One report says he might be headed within the division to the Spurs’ Texas rival, the Dallas Mavericks. “The Spurs have the right of ...
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