Isiah Thomas: "I've got some bad news. We're trading you to Phoenix." Antonio McDyess: "What's the bad news?"

 
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51  -  Keyon Dooling - PG/SG, 6'3, 195
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
       Date of birth: 05/08/1980
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 10th pick, 2000
     Out of: Missouri
  NBA Experience: 12 years
  Hand: Right





From blog:


   Finances of the Terrence Williams/Sergei Lishouk trade
2010-12-16

Dooling was waived at the start of the summer because, if done before a certain date, his contract was only guaranteed for $500,000. This happened, and Dooling was thus on the Nets' cap number for that amount this season, which was the amount reflected on the site's salary pages.

That cap hit no longer exists, however, due to the right of set-off that teams have on waived players. After being waived, Dooling signed a two year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks that started at $2,080,000 in the first year. With the right to set-off, New Jersey were able to remove from their cap number an amount equal to half of the difference between the player's new salary and the second year player's minimum. The second year player minimum for the 2010/11 season is $762,195, so the amount New Jersey could set off was $658,902.50 ($2,080,000 - $762,195 / 2). And because this amount is greater than $500,000, the Nets could set-off Dooling's entire cap hit.

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   Creative Financing in the NBA, 2010
2010-08-12

Only two teams this summer have used their Bi-Annual Exceptions so far. Milwaukee used theirs on ShamSports.com favourite Keyon Dooling, while Detroit used theirs to re-sign Ben Wallace.

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   2010 Free Agency, Preliminary Round
2010-07-01

The following players had unguaranteed or partially guaranteed contracts, and were waived before their guarantee date.

- New Jersey = Keyon Dooling

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   Chicago's Last Resort Offseason Plan That Still Manages To Avoid Signing Joe Johnson
2010-06-14



Dooling is an athletic point guard, strong defensively and in transition, whose jumpshot is streakier than a naked Tim Thomas but who contributes offensively anyway. Dooling is signed with the Nets through 2010/11; however, only $500,000 of his contract is guaranteed. New Jersey deliberately signed him like that so that they could waive him for 2010 free agency, and now that we're here, that's exactly what they are going to do.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

Keyon Dooling - Telling what is now a well-known story.

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   Unsigned guards looking to make mid-season NBA impact
2013-12-10

Keyon Dooling - In 21 games of a comeback with the Grizzlies last year, Dooling struggled, noticeably so in the playoffs. A coaching gig is perhaps more guaranteed than a playing one at this point.

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