Found December 15, 2011 on
The New York Post:
The Knicks lost out on Jamal Crawford yesterday, may lose out on Shawne Williams today, but could be on the verge of landing veteran sore-backed point guard Baron Davis by the weekend.
After Crawford, as expected, ruled out the Knicks because their offer was not competitive, they turned their attention...
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Buchanan talks about the signing of free agent guard Jamal Crawford, what he'll bring to the Blazers this season, and the depth and versatility added.
Baron Davis has cleared amnesty waivers and is free to sign with any team, according to a league source.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- We knew it was coming, and the Cavaliers made it official Wednesday.
After only 15 games played with the team last season, and zero practices this year, Baron Davis was waived via the NBAs new amnesty rule. The 28 million Davis is owed over two years will now come off the teams salary cap.
And thats a biggie.
It gives us an unbelievable amount of flexibility...
BD is free. Call him fat, injury-prone, a knucklehead, or anything else, but when Baron’s healthy and motivated, dude can play. The Cavs, however, needed the cap space—and more importantly, the floor time for No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving. So Davis’ contract went the way of the amnesty clause last night. According to the AP: ”Using the NBA’s new amnesty clause, the Cavs waived...
Jamal Crawford has agreed to sign with the Blazers.
Crawford said his relationship with Blazers head coach Nate McMillan had an impact on his decision to join the team.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially announced that they have used their team’s “amnesty clause” on Baron Davis, and waived the 32-year old guard from their roster. Davis’ current contract will pay him 13.95 million dollars this season, and Davis has a player option for 14.85 million next season. Davis will still make that money, but…
The New Jersey Nets swapped out forwards on Thursday, signing Shawne Williams to a deal and waiving Travis Outlaw through the amnesty clause in the new collective bargaining agreement.
Q: Baron Davis? Right? — Fil.
A: I don’t think so. First, there is the back injury that Baron is saying could keep him sidelined for two months. Beyond that, even if he wasn’t (supposedly) ailing, there still is a chance that a team with cap space could put in a waiver bid, as we saw with Chauncey Billups. But even if the injury talk is his way of getting past a waiver bid...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cavaliers have waived veteran point guard Baron Davis, using the NBA's new "amnesty clause" to clear space under the salary cap.