the wicked child wrote:At this point it isn't even funny anymore. Intentionally or not, they are driving up the prices of players league wide with these types of signings. I'm not sure if it's intentional malevolence, but it hurts more than just them in the long run.
I don't know. To me this sounds a little tinfoil-hatty. I think contract they signed him to is simply similar to what he would have recieved on the open market in a year where the pool of FA d-men is absolute garbage.
This is just a reality of the new CBA and a crappy situation with the FA market this year. It just kind of is what it is.