Originally Posted by tiger0330
Good point. Francisco Garcia did that with the Rockets, signed a 2yr vet min deal with a player option so he could use his bird rights for a better deal in the second year.

He's younger than KMart though, the Knicks would be lying to KMart if they guaranteed JR money to him at this stage of his career but we do need his toughness in the frontcourt with Stat and Bargnani on the Knicks so I hope we can sign him.
I wouldn't guarantee him J.R. money but would offer him lets $3 to $3.6 M per for 2 or 3 years which is a fair shake for his age, what he offers and as long as we use him sparingly...