Anonymous
Earlier this month

Olgun: Casper Ware opts out

Another one.

https://www.espn.com.au/nbl/story/_/id/29129283/casper-ware-opts-sydney-kings-nbl-deal

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Expect to see no imports in the NBL next year or we'll get NBL1 type guys only.

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TB  
Earlier this month

Opt out does not mean signed elsewhere. Many of the options outside will be back...hooefully

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TB  
Earlier this month

Opt outs*

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Highest paid import in the NBL.. next to the highest paid player in the NBL.. on a team full of high paid high profile players. Still didn't win.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

^Or make any money. Their crowds were too low for the money they spent.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Sydney had the third highest salary behind Melbourne and Perth, Adelaide are the team that certainly underachieved.

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TB  
Earlier this month

Creek opts IN. First high profile guy to say he's staying officially

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

"Sydney had the third highest salary behind Melbourne and Perth"

Saying this repeatedly doesn't make it true.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Denying it continually makes you feel better but maybe you should except the truth.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this month

I find it hard to believe Sydney had third highest payroll.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Other than two players of which one was a marquee the rest took pay cuts or were on fair money. Look at Melbourne top players all on big money, Perth as well, Newley and Lisch took big cuts, age and family commitments kept them in Sydney for a lot less money, Tate was a budget import that came out of the Belgium league.

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TB  
Earlier this month

Is the players 'opt out' window till midnight tonight, wondering if there will be a huge rush this evening or it's all done now.

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LoveBroker  
Earlier this month

Other than two players of which one was a marquee the rest took pay cuts or were on fair money. Look at Melbourne top players all on big money, Perth as well, Newley and Lisch took big cuts, age and family commitments kept them in Sydney for a lot less money, Tate was a budget import that came out of the Belgium league.


Buy quoting 'Marquee', you are discounting Bogut's pay for luxury tax purposes.

We are talking about raw dollar value amounts, and we're not even including Bogut's 10% proprietary.

What you forgot to mention were:
- The Kings brought in Cooks mid season, he was not cheap.
- The Kings bought out Taylor's contract and brought him in as the 3rd import that Smith denied he ever had.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Perth had a $12 million dollar player for the back end of the season, it is what it is, you follow the rules, Plumlee 12million were not part of the cap and should not be.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

"We are talking about raw dollar value amount"

And Sydney's fourth import was paid for by the league. Maybe not all of their roster counted against the cap, but it certainly wasn't the third highest paid roster in the league.

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