Despite contract, Bzdelik's job still in jeopardy
Making the playoffs might not salvage Carmelo Anthony's Rookie of the Year campaign, or save coach Jeff Bzdelik's job ... but it has ensured a full salary for Bzdelik next season whether or not the Denver Nuggets elect to retain him after the playoffs.
ESPN.com has learned that a clause in Bzdelik's contract was triggered as soon as Denver qualified for the playoffs, making his $1.5 million option year in 2004-05 fully guaranteed. The Nuggets secured the eighth spot in the West with a 97-89 ...
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