It was a summer unlike any other. It went counter to just about everyone's
predictions and expectations. Three teams had cap room, but one of those was
the Clippers, which means only two teams had available cap room. There were
maybe a half dozen marquee free agents, which means you didn't need a Trig
degree from MIT to figure out the math.
Executives prepared for a long, dry summer while trying not to chuckle as
they competed against each other with only league-allowed exceptions ...