- Jul 18, 2005
If he opts out and re-signs with another 1+1 he can't be traded unless he consents. That's because of some weird CBA stuff where a player with Bird rights on a one-year deal has a no-trade built in. If he opts in, I believe he can be traded, as the opt-in would essentially make his current deal count as a two-year contract.Yup, I’d definitely be tacking on more guaranteed money if I were he.
The other part of the conversation is probably: “can you guarantee you won’t trade me this year if I opt-in/extend?” He’s just too useful as salary balast otherwise.