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I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« on: February 24, 2013, 11:30:58 PM »

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I think it's pretty clear that both PP & KG have enough money to last 'em the rest of their respective lifetimes. At this point, they should be looking more at residual income, like owning franchise businesses, dividend stock in utility companies, etc, than in expecting the C's to pay 'em an exorbitant salary.

Thus, they should accept the fact that they're no longer spring chickens & re-sign with the C's at Vet's minimum. Let Ainge sign some big contract players, and then, provide that veteran's presence off the bench, and go for a few more titles between ages 36 and 41. I think this retirement idea is nonsense, Parish, Kareem, Miller, and Stockton played into their 40s. PP and KG can do the same.



Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2013, 11:33:38 PM »

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I love the idea of this, but come on. That is over a year away from even consideration.

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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2013, 11:33:43 PM »

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Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2013, 11:34:19 PM »

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I think it's pretty clear that both PP & KG have enough money to last 'em the rest of their respective lifetimes. At this point, they should be looking more at residual income, like owning franchise businesses, dividend stock in utility companies, etc, than in expecting the C's to pay 'em an exorbitant salary.

Thus, they should accept the fact that they're no longer spring chickens & re-sign with the C's at Vet's minimum. Let Ainge sign some big contract players, and then, provide that veteran's presence off the bench, and go for a few more titles between ages 36 and 41. I think this retirement idea is nonsense, Parish, Kareem, Miller, and Stockton played into their 40s. PP and KG can do the same.

Lets stop the nonsense

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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2013, 11:41:01 PM »

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The C's agreed to pay them their current contracts, they don't owe the organization anything to play at veteran's minimum. If they start playing as veteran's minimum level I'd expect them both to retire.

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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2013, 11:42:17 PM »

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That would mean Pierce and KG are stupid.
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Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2013, 11:45:45 PM »

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I think it's pretty clear that both PP & KG have enough money to last 'em the rest of their respective lifetimes. At this point, they should be looking more at residual income, like owning franchise businesses, dividend stock in utility companies, etc, than in expecting the C's to pay 'em an exorbitant salary.

Thus, they should accept the fact that they're no longer spring chickens & re-sign with the C's at Vet's minimum. Let Ainge sign some big contract players, and then, provide that veteran's presence off the bench, and go for a few more titles between ages 36 and 41. I think this retirement idea is nonsense, Parish, Kareem, Miller, and Stockton played into their 40s. PP and KG can do the same.

That's nice.  We all want things that will never happen.

Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2013, 12:16:26 AM »

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I think it's pretty clear that both PP & KG have enough money to last 'em the rest of their respective lifetimes. At this point, they should be looking more at residual income, like owning franchise businesses, dividend stock in utility companies, etc, than in expecting the C's to pay 'em an exorbitant salary.

Thus, they should accept the fact that they're no longer spring chickens & re-sign with the C's at Vet's minimum. Let Ainge sign some big contract players, and then, provide that veteran's presence off the bench, and go for a few more titles between ages 36 and 41. I think this retirement idea is nonsense, Parish, Kareem, Miller, and Stockton played into their 40s. PP and KG can do the same.

Name 1 star player that has done this; take the vet minimum for the betterment of the team.
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2013, 12:41:42 AM »

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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2013, 03:25:42 AM »

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Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2013, 03:50:26 AM »

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Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2013, 12:44:08 PM »

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This is stupid. But..

If I ignore the Vet's minimum part and just look at the concept of PP and KG playing well after this season for significantly less money, I can see that as an option. Most guys like to ride off into the sunset after their careers' have tailed off and they can't play at anywhere near the same level anymore, but I could definitely see KG (and maybe Pierce) playing beyond his contract simply because of the love and intensity he has for the game.

If they are willing to take on the physical toll of playing an nba season, then why wouldn't they be interested in playing past their prime. They've both proven enough to solidify their legacies and I don't envision it as one of those cases where its almost sad because the guy doesn't know when to hang it up because they would naturally be taking on significantly smaller roles. Now this wouldn't be for anything near the Vet's minimum, that its totally unrealistic, but if they would take on mid level contracts that you would give to a vet role player (like Terry's for example) why not? Make millions to play the game you love and be on a team that would then potentially have enough cap space to be at the very least an interesting playoff contender. I'd do it.

I don't see it as a realistic possibility, but its nice to dream. Enjoy your pony.

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« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2013, 01:06:00 PM »

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i want the vet maximum!
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« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2013, 01:34:57 PM »

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Re: I want both Pierce and KG to re-sign at Vet's minimum
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2013, 01:43:10 PM »

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Um, ignoring how outrageous the thougt is, is this even an option under the CBA?

 

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