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10  -  Joel Przybilla - C, 7'1, 245
Free agent - Last played with Milwaukee (2013)
       Date of birth: 10/10/1979
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 9th pick, 2000
     Out of: Minnesota
  NBA Experience: 13 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
1998 - 2000 Minnesota (NCAA)
June 2000 - February 2004 Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
February 2004 - July 2004 Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
August 2004 - February 2011 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
February 2011 - June 2011 Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
February 2012 - June 2012 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
August 2012 - June 2013 Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)


Date
League
Transaction
2000 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 9th overall by Houston.
2000 NBA Draft NBA Draft rights traded by Houston to Milwaukee in exchange for the draft rights to Jason Collier (#15) and a 2001 first round draft choice (#22, Jeryl Sasser).
8th July, 2000 NBA Signed four year, approx. $7.6 million rookie scale contract with Milwaukee. Included team option for 2003/04.
31st October, 2002 NBA Milwaukee exercised 2003/04 team option.
15th February, 2004 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by Milwaukee to Atlanta, along with Tim Thomas to New York, in exchange for Keith Van Horn from New York.
25th August, 2004 NBA Signed a two year, $3.06 million contract with Portland.
17th July, 2006 NBA Re-signed by Portland to a five year, $31,550,750 contract. Included early termination option after 2009/10 season.
30th June, 2010 NBA Declined to exercise early termination option.
24th February, 2011 NBA Traded by Portland, along with Dante Cunningham, Sean Marks, a 2011 first round pick and a 2013 first round pick to Charlotte in exchange for Gerald Wallace.
27th February, 2012 NBA Signed a minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Portland.
9th August, 2012 NBA Signed a one year guaranteed minimum salary contract with Milwaukee.


From blog:


   How much centres get paid
2010-10-04

- Portland: Greg Oden (rookie scale), Joel Przybilla (5 years, $31,750,950), Marcus Camby (2 years, $21,182,250)

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

The teams projected to be over the $70,307,000 luxury tax threshold in 2010 include Boston ($77.8 million, assuming Sheed got nothing), Dallas ($84.5 million), Denver $83.8 million), Houston ($73.6 million after the Trevor Ariza/Courtney Lee trade), the L.A. Lakers ($91.9 million before Shannon Brown), Orlando ($92.6 million), Portland ($72.8 million) and Utah ($75.3 million). Some of those teams will never get under the tax threshold, and some of them won't try. But some will, and even those that don't make it will probably pawn off excess salary onto the teams with cap space they're otherwise struggling to use. Here are some such dumps that I'm officially predicting, apart from the ones that I'm not.

7) Joel Przybilla

- It's not that Przybilla can't play. He can. Przybilla has been a good player ever since he learnt to gets his rebounds per game average above his fouls per game average, and after six years with them, Portland know that as well as anyone. However, Przybilla is recovering from a broken kneecap, and while he aims to return for opening night, it might be a tough ask. And when Portland return to full health, Przybilla is struggling to find a role. With Greg Oden and Marcus Camby on board, and assuming both are fully healthy - an ambitious ask for both of them - Przybilla has no role to fit. It'd be great to keep him anyway, since you can never have enough quality size, particularly when you have such health concerns amongst your big men. However, Portland are also $2.4 million over the luxury tax threshold, even before Patty Mills signs. Prizz, as the non-core luxury excess veteran player thing, is the obvious candidate to be moved to help get them under it. How much money they can take back is dependent on whether the Blazers finally concede that Chicago's offer of a future first round pick for Moody Fernandez is more than fair. (Which it is. But hey, if you want to keep him and see his value get any lower, be my guest.)

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   2010 Free Agency, Preliminary Round
2010-07-01

The following players opted in:

- Portland = Joel Przybilla

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   Tax Payers, Trade Kickers, And Other Deadline Day Bookkeeping
2011-02-26

Joel Przybilla also had a trade kicker, invoked upon his trade to the Bobcats, and Peja Stojakovic's trade bonus was invoked upon his trade to Toronto, about a month before the deadline. Additionally, Lou Amundson's deal with Golden State, signed after the publish date of the original post, also contained a 15% trade kicker, as did Shannon Brown's new contract with the L.A. Lakers.

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   The NBA’s best unsigned free agents
2012-01-23

Joel Przybilla — Przybilla has simultaneously threatened retirement and talked about signing with the Bulls. As of right now, he has done neither.

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   These unsigned big men are ready to help (or hurt) your team
2013-12-12

Joel Przybilla - Przybilla said in April he was not ready to retire. However, he has not been heard from since.

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