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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.
The Spurs are aggressively looking for a small forward, and removing Jefferson’s contract will allow them to spend the full $5 million midlevel exception for teams under the luxury-tax threshold.
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San Antonio Spurs forward Richard Jefferson might become the first causality of the NBA's brand-new amnesty clause as the team reportedly intends to use it on him.
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...
Although Richard Jefferson didn’t make our list of the Top 5 Potential NBA Amnesty Clause Victims, that doesn’t mean he couldn’t still fall victim. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Spurs have indeed decided to use their one-time amnesty clause on the 10-year NBA veteran. What does this mean? While San Antonio clears [...]
Richard Jefferson has $30.5 million remaining on his deal with the Spurs.
The San Antonio Spurs have decided to use their one-time amnesty clause on Richard Jefferson 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 [...]
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...
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...