"I see you in the club." - Yao Ming to Ron Artest at a press conference.

 
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  -  Travis Outlaw - SF/PF, 6'9, 207
New York Knicks - Acquired via trade in August 2014
       Date of birth: 09/18/1984
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 23rd pick, 2003
     Out of: Starkville High School
  NBA Experience: 11 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
June 2003 - February 2010 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
February 2010 - June 2010 L.A. Clippers (NBA)
July 2010 - December 2011 New Jersey Nets (NBA)
December 2011 - present Sacramento Kings (NBA)


Date
League
Transaction
2003 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 23th overall by Portland.
14th July, 2003 NBA Signed four year, $4,871,226 rookie scale contract with Portland. Included team option for 2006/07.
30th June, 2005 NBA Portland exercised 2006/07 team option.
18th July, 2007 NBA Re-signed by Portland to a partially guaranteed three year, $11.6 million contract.
16th February, 2010 NBA Traded by Portland, along with Steve Blake and cash, to L.A. Clippers for Marcus Camby.
14th July, 2010 NBA Signed a five year, $35 million contract with New Jersey.
15th December, 2011 NBA Waived by New Jersey via amnesty clause.
17th December, 2011 NBA Claimed off amnesty waivers by Sacramento for $12 million of the outstanding $28 million.


From blog:


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

Salaries for option years in contracts cannot be for a lesser salary than the salary of the previous season. But no such stipulation applies to unguaranteed years. One such example of this is with the recently expired contracts of Steve Blake and Travis Outlaw. Blake's contract paid $4.25 million in its first two seasons, dropping to $4 million in the final one; Outlaw's contract was $4 million for two seasons and then $3.6 mil for the third. By making the final seasons for the duo unguaranteed, even though they had June 30th guarantee dates that made them basically team options, the Blazers were able to use the lower salary trick.

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

[B]ecause it's fun, here's a list of players who were renounced by teams with cap space this offseason.

L.A. Clippers - Steve Blake, Travis Outlaw, Mardy Collins, Drew Gooden, Steve Novak, Bobby Brown and Brian Skinner.

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   New Jersey......Toronto.......London.
2011-03-10

Additionally, seated behind us was a young child, clearly still learning the game, who was asking his father on every possession whether now would be a good time to shoot a three pointer. Later, in overtime, he made the burn of the night: "Daddy, Travis Outlaw can't play." Ouch.

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As astutely observed by the little boy, Outlaw did struggle on the night, being largely invisible until the third overtime. He didn't rebound, score, look to score, handle the ball, or have any noticeable impact defensively.

[...]

New Jersey looked for Sasha Vujacic on every possession, and, if they couldn't find him, opted to drive wildly into traffic instead. Had they not already traded their first round pick, I would assume they were tanking. (Maybe they were. Maybe they were tanking in the second round instead. Maybe they really wanted to draft 32nd instead of 37th. Then they can trade that pick for cash again.) When Sasha was unavailable, the Nets took it in turns to throw up airballs, dribble into traffic and throw the ball away. But like Toronto, they made enough shots. Sasha was hitting clutch jumpers and missing layups; Deron was able to create any shot he wanted but unable to hit them. And then in the surprise of all surprises, Outlaw (who had already shot one airball in OT) was fouled on another one, and stuck two clutch free throws, in the loudest, most vociferous, Outlaw-hating crowd he will likely ever experience in a home game. Those two free throws ended up winning the game for New Jersey.

He certainly shut that child up.

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   Chicago's Meticulously Crafted 2011 Offseason Plan That Relies An Awful Lot Upon Guesswork
2011-06-09

[T]he amnesty clause (that we're having to pretend will exist here, but which almost certainly will exist in some form) will further expand the range of available talents. A lot of decent players are going to become available, not because they can't play the game, but because they can't justify their contract. A lot of the candidates are obvious and inevitable, some perhaps less so. Here's a potential list:

- New Jersey: Travis Outlaw and Johan Petro - When they weren't able to spend their cap space on stars, New Jersey panicked and wasted it. These two backups received $45 million in guaranteed money, and yet the Nets got little for it. Petro fouled prolifically on his way to another third-string calibre season, while Outlaw was especially bad, putting up 37.5% shooting and an 8.8 PER in an amazingly generous 2,358 minutes.

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