Top Five NBA Players With 2010 Early Termination Options

December 24th, 2009 by Bryan Toporek Leave a reply »
The Summer of 2010 has been hyped as one of the greatest free agency summers in NBA history ever since 2006, when LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh all signed contract extensions that would simultaneously expire on July 1, 2010. Contrastingly, the biggest names to sign free agent contracts this past summer were Vince Carter, Hedo Turkoglu, and Ben Gordon. Needless to say, I'm taking Team A in a 3 v. 3 pickup game. With three perennial, game-changing All-Stars like Bron, Wade and Bosh coming off the books in 2010, most of the focus has fallen upon them. Along with those three, guys like Ray Allen, Carlos Boozer, Tracy McGrady, Manu Ginobili, and Marcus Camby will all become free agents after this season. There's a reason the Summer of 2010 gets so much publicity in the sports media. But there's one group of players that appear to be flying under the radar... those with Early Termination Options in their contract. A player with an Early Termination Option has the power to opt out of his contract early, becoming an unrestricted free agent (eligible to sign with any team he chooses) in the process. While 'Bron, Wade and Bosh certainly isn't a list to scoff at... the p ...

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