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[ClutchFans] Podcast: On Sergio Llull, Josh Smith and the NBA Draft

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. hooroo

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    A poster here claimed Llull's deal is 1.2M euros/yr. That'd be 1.33M USD. Taking the tax thing into consideration, ie Real Madrid takes care of Llull's tax bill. In the NBA it's worth 2.66M USD.

    3yr contract: USA = 17.1M - 5.6M (RM buyout) + 625k (NBA buyout) = 12.1M, Spain = 7.98M

    4yr contract: USA = 23.3M - 5.6M + 625k = 18.3M, Spain = 10.64M

    A full MLE deal gives Llull a salary raise even when taking into account the buyout. Plus with 3 yrs in the NBA he qualifies for the NBA pension. A little extra security Europe doesn't offer.
     
  2. saleem

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    Thanks for the clarification. So it is possible, that he might be able to come here this year depending on what his deal in Spain is.
     
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    I doubted him at first but looking at his game closely he looks like he could provide us a great boost of productivity from the guard spot... hope he comes over.
     
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    Adrian Wojnarowski: Guard Sergio Llull has decided against joining the Rockets in the NBA and will stay with Real Madrid, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
     

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