Originally Posted by WhiteChocolateJr
...and Artest/MWP/The Artist formerly known as Dirk McGurk: Here's to you as AMNESTY CANDIDATE OF THE YEAR 2013.
But, if LAL were to make the decision based on finances...
Kobe, coming off Achilles surgery saves just under the national debt. And, he could be signed by LAL July 1 (or 8), 2014. Roughly one year AFTER the Achilles surgery to a 32+ year old.
Jerry Buss is dead. His son is making the financial decisions now.
All that said, I still expect Artest to be available as an amnesty casualty.
If full pay PLUS another contract can be considered a casualty.