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Chris Kaman - C, 7'0, 265
Free agent - Last played with Portland (2016)
       Date of birth: 04/28/1982
       Country: USA/Germany
     Drafted (NBA): 6th pick, 2003
     Out of: Central Michigan
  NBA Experience: 13 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2003 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 6th overall by L.A. Clippers.
11th July, 2003 NBA Signed four year, $11,214,368 rookie scale contract with L.A. Clippers. Included team option for 2006/07.
16th June, 2005 NBA L.A. Clippers exercised 2006/07 team option.
27th October, 2006 NBA Signed a five year, $52 million extension with L.A. Clippers.
14th December, 2011 NBA Traded by L.A. Clippers, along with Eric Gordon, Al Farouq-Aminu and a 2012 first round pick (#10, Austin Rivers) in exchange for Chris Paul, a 2015 second round pick (#47, Arturas Gudaitis) and a conditional 2015 second round pick (Memphis's pick; Memphis's right to choose between sending the pick or $350,000 cash; cash sent instead, thus pick not conveyed).
13th July, 2012 NBA Signed a one year, $8 million contract with Dallas.
12th July, 2013 NBA Signed a one year, $3.183 million contract with L.A. Lakers.
10th July, 2014 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed two year, $9,816,000 contract with Portland.
When: Where:
2000 - 2003 Central Michigan (NCAA)
July 2003 - December 2011 L.A. Clippers (NBA)
December 2011 - June 2012 New Orleans Hornets (NBA)
July 2012 - June 2013 Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2014 L.A. Lakers (NBA)
July 2014 - June 2016 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
From blog:


   The NBA's middle class: where fringe stars now hang out
2013-10-18

[...] In comparison, 36 such players have signed within those parameters in 2013. And in contrast to 2008, those names are often established quality role players who aren't quite stars and who rightly aren't being paid like it. At the top end, players like Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Brandon Jennings, Jarrett Jack, Jeff Teague and Carl Landry are all getting acceptable prices, perhaps $2 million annually less than they would have done five years ago. At the bottom end, established role players like Marreese Speights, Tony Allen and Chris Kaman are getting paid adequately for their useful role player production. And unlike in 2008, those deals like Kaman's are not too long. See also Greg Stiemsma, Tyler Hansbrough, Mike Dunleavy Jr, Dorell Wright and Randy Foye, none more than three years in length, some as short as one.

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