The Player That Could Help the Minnesota Timberwolves Next Year

December 28th, 2009 by Joe Mikolai Leave a reply »
No one knows for sure what the 2010 salary cap will be yet, but as of right now, here are the numbers that are slated to come off the Wolves books in the summer of 2010 when all those great free agents are set to sign with any team.

Mark Blount: $ 7,967,375

Brian Cardinal: $6,750,000

Jason Hart:   $825,497

Sasha Pavlovic: $1.5 million

Oleksiy Pecherov: $1,547,640

Damien Wilkins: $3,630,000

Total off books: $22,220,512


Analyzing Corey Brewer  

Now, that looks like a lot, but Corey Brewer is already allotted about $800,000 as a part of his player option being picked up, so will see him get a raise from his current $2,916,120 salary to one of about $3.7 million .

Considering the 23-year-old's numbers have basically doubled from 6.2 ppg last year to 12.1 currently, not to mention a bunch of early season statistical games which were a far cry from his usual three to four point "games" last year, the Wolves look smart in picking this up.

At the time, though, it wasn't so certain, as Brewer was coming off of knee surgery and was anything but ...

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