Bucks and Nowitzki a Perfect Match in 2011: Guten Tag, Dirk!

April 30th, 2010 by Tim Seeman Leave a reply »
After the confetti falls after this year's NBA Finals, one of the most highly-anticipated summers of free agency will begin.

LeBron, Wade and Bosh will be the names on everyone's lips, and several teams will be awash with available money to pay these players.

The Knicks, Bulls, Clippers and Nets, who have been positioning themselves for this summer for years by accumulating expiring contracts, will likely be clamoring for the biggest names, while the less fiscally-fortunate teams like the Timberwolves, Grizzlies and Kings will have no choice but to stand pat with their talent-devoid rosters.

The Milwaukee Bucks currently stand firmly under the “fiscally unfortunate” umbrella thanks to head-scratching commitments to Dan Gadzuric, who is getting paid almost seven million dollars this year for 10 minutes and three points per game, and Michael Redd, who's getting $17 million despite playing only 18 games after tearing another ligament in his left knee.

These poisonous contracts have tied the hands of general manager John Hammond, who was recently named the league's executive of the year for the way he's handled the mess left b ...

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