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Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2013, 05:41:27 PM »

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I think a 10 day contract pays like 27k... whereas i think d-leaguers make 20-30k for a full season.  Nobody would turn it down. You'd basically be doubling your salary to sit on someone's bench for 10 days. 

That and of course... having actually been on an NBA roster helps your resume substantially.  He would have to have another offer to turn it down.

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2013, 05:42:35 PM »

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I'm smelling an offer from the Heat, Knicks, Spurs or another team better than the Cs.

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2013, 05:43:35 PM »

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I think a 10 day contract pays like 27k... whereas i think d-leaguers make 20-30k for a full season.  Nobody would turn it down. You'd basically be doubling your salary to sit on someone's bench for 10 days.

Now I'm really kafuffled.
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Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2013, 05:44:27 PM »

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I'm smelling an offer from the Heat, Knicks, Spurs or another team better than the Cs.
Or a team worse than the Cs.  If i'm in his position, I go to whatever team i can get a few minutes from. 

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2013, 05:55:10 PM »

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What team could he possibly go to that he would have a better opportunity to play than Boston?  We essentially have no real centers on the team.

Get his teammate Whiteside then.

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2013, 06:10:03 PM »

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Wow, a D-leaguer turned us down? I'm speechless. To those that think and try to defend the idea that we are now a destination for free agents, keep this in mind.

Now there's a sweeping conlclusion based on very little information.  I doubt that too many here still have (or ever had) the idea that Boston is a top destination for FAs.  Let's find out if he's been offered another more attractive place to play or if there is a reasonable explanation for his decision before concluding that this has any connection to FAs in general.

That said, I'll bet there are very few here who think we are a more attractive FA destination than LA, Miami, SA, NY/Brooklyn, Dallas and a few others.

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2013, 06:11:34 PM »

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If they really want this guy they could sign him for the rest of the season, right?

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2013, 06:12:11 PM »

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Anybody seen this anywhere but that Sportando site?  I haven't, and I'm not sure if I buy it being true.

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #23 on: February 22, 2013, 06:20:32 PM »

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I second the laker fan theory, too.
He's German, for crying out loud.
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Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2013, 06:20:48 PM »

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I wouldn't be shocked if he has a side agreement with the Rockets to be given a contract after the trade deadline, if they can clear a roster space for him.
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Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2013, 06:29:59 PM »

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What a bonehead move by a d-leaguer.
Unless you've got an offer with a better team, Why turn down the Celtics..

Thats 30 thousand dollars you could have made watching and learning from Kevin Garnett.

 

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2013, 06:31:22 PM »

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I second the laker fan theory, too.
He's German, for crying out loud.

To add to your point for those that don't understand, he's obviously a Dallas Mavericks fan.

Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #27 on: February 22, 2013, 06:40:33 PM »

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I second the laker fan theory, too.
He's German, for crying out loud.

To add to your point for those that don't understand, he's obviously a Dallas Mavericks fan.
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Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2013, 08:02:58 PM »

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Never heard of this guy so who cares. Get someone with a sexy name that we know that gets bought out
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Re: Tim Ohlbrecht turns down 10 day contract from c's
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2013, 08:14:33 PM »

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I wouldn't be shocked if he has a side agreement with the Rockets to be given a contract after the trade deadline, if they can clear a roster space for him.

Rumors has it.. he signed for the rest of the season contract for the Rockets...
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