Found July 13, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
In case you forgot and needed a reminder, big men get paid!  Whether it's Roy Hibbert or Brook Lopez and to a lesser degree Ian Mahimni, this summer is proof that when in doubt, just give your seven footer too much money.  Even restricted free agency didn't delude the big man market this summer.  In fact, being restricted kind of forced Indiana and Brooklyn's hand on their two not quite franchise big men.  With Portland offering Hibbert the max and both Portland and Charlotte expressing interest in Lopez at a max rate, Indy and Brooklyn really had no choice in giving max contracts to non-max players.  Enter JaVale McGee, the other seven foot restricted free agent.  Benjamin Hochmann of the Denver Post reports McGee has a standing offer to stay in Denver at a very reasonable price. "The Nuggets continue to pursue restricted free-agent center JaVale McGee, who has a five-year, $50 million offer on the table, a source said. But McGee's representatives don't ap...
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