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Canis Hoopus Jan 7, 2017
Wolves to Release John Lucas III

Wolves to Release John Lucas III

Presumably to avoid guaranteeing him for the rest of the season and to clear the roster spot for something, though probably something small. Woj firecracker: Minnesota is waiving guard John Lucas today, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) January 7, 2017 This appears to primarily be a move to avoid guaranteeing the rest of his salary for this year, which would have happened had he remained on the roster past today. Why this matters to the Wolves is unclear, since they are well below the salary cap, but there you have it. It also opens up a...

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