Found October 21, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
From Mac Engel at the Toronto Star: “I learned a big lesson: It’s not a partnership. It’s their league, and you are going to play when they want,” he said. Today, Guerin has hindsight and his experience serves as a giant caution to any player who thinks losing a game, much less an entire season, to this lockout is a good idea. His message is simple: Get what you can; start playing; you are not going to win what you think. “It is not worth it to any of them to burn games or to burn an entire year. Burning a year was ridiculous,” Guerin said. “It wasn’t worth me giving up $9 million a year, or 82 games plus the playoffs, then having a crappy year and being bought out. ... Guys in the NBA making $15 million or however much better think long and hard about this.” continued…

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Bill Guerin to NBA players: It's not worth it

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