Found October 10, 2011 on SLAM Online:
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We’ve heard talk of a so-called Carmelo Anthony Rule, and now, we hear that team owners would like a Gilbert Arenas clause for bad contracts in the new CBA. From the NY Daily News: “Coming off a career-worst season in which he averaged only eight points in 22 minutes per game, and looked as if he was on his last legs, the one-time All-Star guard still has three years at $62.4 million remaining on his deal. So it was not surprising that when an amnesty clause was discussed between owners and players – a salary-cap lifeline for teams looking to shed a terrible contract – Arenas was viewed as the poster child for such a provision. Although he still doesn’t turn 30 until this coming January, who would want to pay him in excess of $19 million this coming season, almost $21 million next season and $22 million for 2013-14? Probably not his own team, for starters. In these negotiations, which have broken down indefinitely over the money split, Arenas has taken the place of Allan Houston, w...
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