Teams with expiring trade exceptions
When a team trades a player by himself, it has a choice. It can take back up to 125 percent of the salary it sent away (the limit is higher under the new CBA for teams under the luxury tax line) and complete the trade right away; or it can take back no more than 100 percent of the player's salary, but take up to a year to finish the job. (Both choices come with a $100,000 fudge factor.)
For instance, the Lakers recently sent Lamar Odom to Dallas, receiving only a future draft pick (which ...
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