"I don't think Ron [Artest] had ever meditated before he came here. And if he did, it wasn't with 12 or 13 other guys." - Lamar Odom

 
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34  -  Eddy Curry - C, 7'0, 295
Free agent - Last played with Zhejiang Chouzhou Bank (China, 2013)
       Date of birth: 12/05/1982
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 4th pick, 2001
     Out of: Thornwood High School
  NBA Experience: 11 years
  Hand: Right





From blog:


   How much centres get paid
2010-10-04

- New York: Ronny Turiaf (4 years, $17 million), Timofey Mozgov (3 years, $8,151,421), Eddy Curry (6 years, $56,014,578)

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   2010 Free Agency, Preliminary Round
2010-07-01

The following players opted in:

- New York = Eddy Curry

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

[...] Meanwhile, Eddy Curry's trade kicker was invoked upon his trade to Minnesota. Curry's trade kicker called for a bonus equal to 15% of his remaining contract, up to a maximum of $5 million. Since this $5 million was not legal by the time of his trade, the 15% figure was used instead.

However, because half of Curry's salary this season was paid before the season began, the trade kicker was adjusted accordingly. Whereas Curry's outstanding salary upon the date of his trade would normally have been $3,338,059, only $1,691,529 was actually outstanding due to the upfront payment. 15% of that amount is $253,729, and thus that was the amount of Curry's trade kicker. A small amount relative to the size of his contract, perhaps, but enough to almost cover Curry's hitherto unexplained debt to Juwan Howard.

(Almost.)

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   Chinese Basketball Association Imports, 2010/11, Again
2011-03-13

Despite how inevitable it seemed, Jerome James did not play in China this season, and nor does it appear that he ever tried to. But you can go ahead and pencil in Eddy Curry for a spot there next season.

In fact, you can probably use a pen on that.

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   Current Trade Kickers
2010-06-11

There follows a list of all current NBA contracts that feature trade kickers, in contracts valid as of the time of writing, along with the value of them. Note that trade kickers have no expiry date other than the expiration of the contract itself, and that having a percentage listed means that's the percentage of their remaining salary that they will additionally get with the bonus.

- Carmelo Anthony (lesser of 5% or $1 million)
- Ron Artest (15%)
- Andrea Bargnani (5%)
- Charlie Bell (15%)
- Shannon Brown (15%)
- Kobe Bryant (10%)
- Jose Calderon (10%)
- Eddy Curry (greater of 15% or $5 million)
- Sam Dalembert (15%)
- Tim Duncan (15%)
- Jeff Foster (lesser of 15% or $1 million)
- Pau Gasol (15%)
- Manu Ginobili (5%)
- LeBron James (15%)
- James Jones (15%)
- Chris Kaman (lesser of 15% or $4 million)
- Shawn Marion (15%)
- Roger Mason Jr (lesser of 15% or $375,000, but is expiring anyway)
- Antonio McDyess (10%)
- Yao Ming (15%)
- Chris Paul (15%)
- Morris Peterson (7.5%)
- Paul Pierce (8%)
- James Posey (10%)
- Joel Przybilla (15%)
- Brandon Roy (lesser of 15% or $4 million)
- Josh Smith (15%)
- Peja Stojakovic (10%)
- Amare Stoudemire (15%)
- Hedo Turkoglu (15%)
- Anderson Varejao (5%)
- Dwayne Wade (15%)
- Rasheed Wallace (15%)
- Luke Walton (7.5%)

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