The NYK should cut their losses and open up a roster spot. I' sure Jerome would appreciate this and just retire. Don't see any team giving him a miimum vet salary at all. He is not healthy.
he mite be bought out, but he ain't retiring... not with 6+ mill on the table for next year.
he could get forced into a medical retirement which would be great....
Authored by Christopher Reina - January 19, 2009 - 4:46 pm
Here are a few creative accounting ways in how that $29M played out on the floor, assuming he indeed doesn't return in 09-10:
$2,507,204.61 per hour on the floor
$325,842.70 per game played
$130,044.84 per point scored
$177,914.11 per rebound
$743,589.74 per blocked shot
Guess our championship ambitions are cut short...
DAVID LEE $/stats - (not counting rest of 2009)
2005/2006 - $ 861,360
2006/2007 - $ 926,040
2007/2008 - $ 990,600
2008/2009 - $1,788,033
Total = $4,566,033
6610 minutes = $690/minute
2082 rebounds = $2193/rebound
2451 points = $1862/point
Looking at it that way, I'd say trade David Lee! not.
So Jerome James makes more in 1 year than David Lee has made
his whole New York career, and now we can't afford to pay the man when his time has come to get paid? Staph Mebury gets $21Mill to NOT PLAY.
what does that tell you about James Dolan and the Knicks organization?