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The free-agency ferris wheel continues spinning, as David West goes back to the Pacers for 3 years and $36 million, and Tiago Splitter to the Spurs for 4 years and $36m. Splitter would’ve signed for more of course, but LeBron took $5million of leverage from him in the playoffs when he shoved half of his swagger into the third row.
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David West has agreed to stay with the Indiana Pacers
Since signing David West two years ago, the Indiana Pacers have become one of the NBA’s toughest teams. After two years solid years with the Indiana, West and the Pacers saw themselves one game of the NBA Finals this past season. They would lose Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the eventual champion Miami Heat, but...
San Antonio Spurs: Tiago Splitter Resigning Grade
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
Contract: 4 years, 36 million dollars
- Tiago Splitter was the Spurs’ second best big man this season and although he did not play too much in the NBA Finals, it was purely for defensive reasons, as they played small ball and used Boris Diaw, because of his defensive play. Splitter...
A rumor has Marcin Gortat going to the Spurs, possibly for Tiago Splitter or Boris Diaw and a first-round draft pick in the loaded 2014 draft.
Indiana Pacers: David West Signing Grade
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher, Hoopstuff…
David West Contract: 3 years, 36 million
- David West has been very important for the Pacers the last two years. He is an excellent leader and scorer, both in the post and with his mid-range jump shot and is a very solid rebounder and defender. Even in his 30′s, he is still very effective...
Splitter wasn’t as bad as the Finals made him out to be, but this is still a lot of cash for him.
San Antonio is finalizing a five year, $45 million contract extension for center Tiago Splitter, league sources tell Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 2, 2013
David West and the Indiana Pacers are finalizing a three-year deal worth $36 million, according to sources. The third season will likely be a player option.
West was first signed by the Pacers in the 2011 offseason.
West will turn 33 in August and the length of the deal was undoubtedly a concern for the Pacers.
The San Antonio Spurs and Tiago Splitter are finalizing a $45 million contract over the next five seasons.
The Portland Trail Blazers had been preparing to sign Splitter to an offer sheet.
Splitter had a PER of 18.7 over 81 games this past season as his minutes increased to 24.7 per game.
Welcome to day two of NBA free agency. Check out some of the moves being made.
Kings point guard Tyreke Evans has reportedly agreed to a 4-year offer from the New Orleans Pelicans worth between $40 million and $44 million.
The Pelicans have a lot of point guards left on their roster. Four to be exact with Eric Gordon, Jrue Holiday who they just acquired from the Sixers...
With the addition of Danny Granger next season, this move cements the Pacers as a force in the East.
He wanted to come back.
The team adamantly let it be known they wanted him back.
So, it is no shock that David West and the Indiana Pacers have reached a verbal agreement to finalize a 3-year deal, worth a reported $36 million according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Instead, the shocker could come for another member of the Pacers now that West is back.
The news of...
Today is the 2nd day of NBA free agency. Here are the latest rumors and news around the NBA.
- Free agent Mike Dunleavy has signed with the Bulls.
- The Clippers are after JJ Redick and OJ Mayo.
-Andray Blatche resigns with the Nets.
-David West signs a 3 year deal worth $36 Million to stay with the Pacers.
-Spurs have interested in Andrei Kirilenko.
-Dwight Howard is now meeting...