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                      NBA 2k11 Association Mode FAQ (Xbox 360)
                               Version 1.0 (6/6/11)
                               Written by ACTestaALT
    
           This file is Copyright 2011 Andrew Testa. All Rights Reserved.
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    Table of Contents
    -----------------
    1. The Basics
    2. Team Strategies
    3. Meet the Players
    4. User Strategies
    5. Credits
    6. Version History
    7. Legal Disclaimer
    
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         1. The Basics
    =============================================================================
    
    The Basics
    ----------
    
    Association mode is in essence the general manager mode with the optional 
    ability to play the games. It allows the user to play/manage more than one 
    season (unlike the season mode) for a team and even resign (leave) for 
    another team. This 2k has many new features, including the trade finder, 
    which makes association mode from the perspective of the general manager more 
    enjoyable, multi-faceted, and versatile.
    
    Options
    -------
    
    These are the options when you start an association and what each of these 
    options do when enabled. Most of these can also be changed during the regular 
    season at any time, as well.
    
    Number of Players: How many players are going to play?
    
    Season Length: What do you want the length of the season to be?
    
    Play NBA D-League Games: Do you want to play D-League games?
    
    Team Chemistry: Do you want personality and success/failure to affect 
    gameplay?
    
    Player Roles: If on, roles alter player morale.
    
    Progressive Fatigue: Do you want fatigue to take effect?
    
    Trade Deadline: Do you want a trade deadline or not?
    
    Trade Override: Basically "force trade," you can force any trade with this 
                    option barring the soft/hard cap.
    
    Allow CPU Trades: Do you want CPU team to trade with each other?
    
    Preseason Games: Do you want to play preseason games?
    
    Injuries: Do you want injuries to occur?
    
    Headline Ticker: Changes the ticker to real life or the franchise.
    
    Fantasy Draft: Do you want a fantasy draft before starting?
    
    Fantasy Draft Set Order: Do you want to set the order of the fantasy draft?
    
    Customize League: You can change leagues with this option.
    
    Substitution Method: Do you want people substituted by rotation or fatigue?
    
    Conference Quarterfinals: How long do you want the quarterfinals to be?
    
    Conference Semifinals: How long do you want the semifinals to be?
    
    Conference Finals: How long do you want the conference finals to be?
    
    NBA Finals: How long do you want the NBA finals to be?
    
    Quarter Length: How long do you want played quarters to be?
    
    Sim Quarter Length: How long do you want simulated quarters to be?
    
    Autosave: Do you want autosave on or off?
    
    Options That I Use
    ------------------
    
    These the options that I use for my associations and what you should probably 
    use when trying to emulate my association strategies.
    
    Number of Players: Just one
    
    Season Length: 82 games
    
    Play NBA D-League Games: Off
    
    Team Chemistry: On
    
    Player Roles: On
    
    Progressive Fatigue: On
    
    Trade Deadline: Your choice. Sometimes I like to play with it off because I 
                    like to make trades, but you can kind of cheat by trading for
                    a pick during the last game of the season or trade away a 
                    retiring player for someone that isn't retiring. With that 
                    said, I mostly keep it on.
    
    Trade Override: Definitely off. Optionally, you could put it on just in case 
                    you make a mistake trade in haste and want to trade back what
                    you just traded. But don't use it for evil or it will break 
                    the mechanics of association mode!
    
    Allow CPU Trades: I kept it off for the strategies so that they are easily 
                      replicable on a specific basis, but if you are just playing
                      by yourself you could turn it on.
    
    Preseason Games: On. For the next option.
    
    Injuries: Definitely on to emulate real-life. If not on, old players will 
              rule the game.
    
    Headline Ticker: Your choice. I normally choose franchise so I can see the 
                     association's statistics.
    
    Fantasy Draft: Off for strategies, on if you want to do it.
    
    Fantasy Draft Set Order: On or off, your choice.
    
    Customize League: Off a majority of the time, unless you want to even out the
                      west and the east.
    
    Substitution Method: I usually put it on rotation, but you can do either.
    
    Conference Quarterfinals: Keep this at the default unless you want to play a 
                              quick one game playoff and win it. This is 
                              considered a form of cheating, but it can get 
                              annoying to keep losing when you have 99 rated 
                              team.
    
    Conference Semifinals: Default. See above. ^
    
    Conference Finals: Default. See above. ^
    
    NBA Finals: Default. See above. ^
    
    Quarter Length: Whatever you normally play games on during exhibition.
    
    Sim Quarter Length: Keep it at the default 12 minutes to emulate real-life.
    
    Autosave: I usually keep this off because I usually finish in one sitting.
    
    Association Customization Options
    ---------------------------------
    
    These are the options when you start an association and what each of these 
    options do when enabled.
    
    Lineup Management: Do you want the computer to handle injuries?
    
    Simulation Strategy: Do you want the computer to handle the simming strategy?
    
    Prospect Scouting: Do you want your scouts to scout without delegation?
    
    Player Trading: Do you want the CPU to make trades for you?
    
    Player Roles: Do you want to manage player roles or not?
    
    Staff Contracts: Do you want to manage staff contracts or not?
    
    Player Contracts: Do you want to manage player contracts or not?
    
    Pre-Draft Workout: Do you want your assistants to do the workout?
    
    NBA Draft: Do you want to handle the draft?
    
    Training Camps: Do you want to manage who goes to which training camp?
    
    Options I Use
    -------------
    
    Lineup Management: Off.
    
    Simulation Strategy: On.
    
    Prospect Scouting: On, although it is your choice.
    
    Player Trading: Definitely off.
    
    Player Roles: Off.
    
    Staff Contracts: Off.
    
    Player Contracts: Off.
    
    Pre-Draft Workout: On.
    
    NBA Draft: Off.
    
    Training Camps: On.
    
    Team Chemistry
    --------------
    
    Player roles affect morale and player ratings. If you have a starter/star 
    playing on the bench, his morale and rating suffers. By the same token, if 
    you have a player at his ideal role, his morale rises to 
    satisfactory/content. If you have upset players, however, the team chemistry 
    for the year goes down and this can lead to no reward points in the (pretty 
    simple to get) category as well as a worse record since individual player 
    ratings suffer.
    
    NBA Draft Options
    -----------------
    
    Auto-Generate Rookies: Rookies are generated randomly, but this is comparable
                           to any draft the NBA has had in the past.
    
    Create/Edit Draft Class: Allows you to edit the draft class.
    
    Load Draft Class: Allows you to load a draft class from your console.
    
    Download Draft Class from 2K Share: Allows you to download a draft class.
    
    NBA.COM
    -------
    
    Headlines: See the headlines (recent games, trade opportunities), power 
               ranking, record, division rank, conference rank, overall rating, 
               team chemistry, and cap room. Handy for finding teams below the 
               salary cap as well as unhappy players that you can trade for 
               during the season.
    
    Home Page: Your team's headline page.
    
    Standings > Division: The standings for the division.
    
    Standings > Conference: The standings for the conference.
    
    Standings > Team Comparison > Streaks: Allows you to see the streaks of all 
              teams in all the different divisions.
    
    Standings > Team Comparison > Ahead and Behind: Allows you to see the record 
              when at different times during a game.
    
    Standings > Team Comparison > Margin and Statistics: Allows you to see the 
              record versus .500+ teams, FG%+ teams, Rebounding+ teams, and 
              record with fewer turnovers.
    
    Standings > Power Rankings: See the power ranking of all the teams and where 
              they place compared to other teams.
    
    Standings > [Last Year] Standings: See the standings for the previous year.
    
    Statistics > Team Stats: See the team statistics, such as wins and losses.
    
    Statistics > Player Stats: See the player statistics, such as points per 
               game, offensive rebounds per game, assists per game, etc.
    
    Statistics > Metric Stats: See advanced player statistics.
    
    Statistics > Rookie Report: See how the rookies are performing, as well as 
               their ratings for offense, defense, and rebounding.
    
    League News > Rumor Mill: See what is rumored to be happening in the mode.
    
    League News > Transaction Report: See the transactions made during the mode.
    
    League News > Injured Report: See who has been injured during the mode.
    
    Awards > Players of the Week: See the best two players of the week.
    
    Awards > Players of the Month: See the best two players of the month.
    
    Awards > Rookies of the Month: See the best two rookies of the month.
    
    Records > NBA Records: See all the NBA records.
    
    Records > Team Records: See the records for a particular team.
    
    League History > Past Champions: See who has previously won an NBA title.
    
    League History > Season Awards: See who has previously won different awards, 
                   like MVP, Rookie of the Year, etc.
    
    League History > League Leaders: See the previous league leaders for 
                   different statistics such as the scoring champion, etc.
    
    League History > Team History: See the team history and statistics such as 
                   playoff appearances, record as GM, previous record, NBA 
                   championships, etc.
    
    League History > Hall of Fame: See previous Hall of Famers and their stats.
    
    Calendar
    --------
    
    The place where you see all the games and where you can play/simulate games.
    
    General Manager
    ---------------
    
    Manage Roster > Rosters: See the current rosters for all the teams.
    
    Manage Roster > Tendencies: See the player tendencies. You can only see them 
                  for your team's players unless you scout.
    
    Manage Roster > Player Roles: See the roles of the players.
    
    Manage Roster > Team Needs: See the breakdown for players per position as 
                  well as players per team.
    
    Manage Roster > Player Contracts: See the contracts of each player for each 
                  team per year.
    
    Manage Roster > Upcoming Free Agents: See the upcoming free agents.
    
    Manage Roster > Free Agents: See the free agent list. You can sign'em if you 
                  have cap/player space.
    
    Manage Roster > Trades > Trade: "The trade screen." You can make 3 way 
                  trades, as well.
    
    Manage Roster > Trades > Player Finder: Find a particular based on a number 
                  of qualities.
    
    Manage Roster > Trades > Trade Finder: See what you can get for the selected 
                  player(s) in a trade. You can also use this to see what the 
                  other team wants for their player.
    
    Staff: See the staff, fire the staff, extend the staff's contracts.
    
    Scouting > NBA Scouting: Gives you the ability to see all of the statistics 
             for other team's players if you scout them.
    
    Scouting > Prospect Scouting: See the next draft class. You can see the 
             player's ratings, comparable player, and scout them to find out more
             accurate information.
    
    Scouting > Scout Status: Is the scout available? What is the scout's grade?
    
    Scouting > Scouted Prospect List: See who you have scouted previously.
    
    Team Budget: See the team salary for the current year up to four years ahead.
                 You can only see for the current team. You can see staff budget,
                 hard cap room, cap room, team salary, and what the hard cap and 
                 salary cap are at for the year.
    
    Resign Position: Resign from being GM and GM another another.
    
    Coaching
    --------
    
    Gameplan > Rotation: Set the rotation and minutes for players.
    
    Gameplan > Situationals: Set the situational lineups.
    
    Gameplan > Coach Profiles: Choose team's playbook and things like tempo.
    
    Gameplan > Playbooks > Offense: Change the offensive plays for a button.
    
    Gameplan > Playbooks > Defense: Change the defensive plays for a button.
    
    Coach Settings: Change the coach settings (so you don't have to do
                    it every game).
    
    Live Practice: Practice with the team.
    
    Team Practice: Have the whole team practice something. You can 
                   change drill, effort, and focus.
    
    Development: Develop a player by performing a particular drill.
    
    Reward Points: Shows all the reward points as well as what you have received.
    
    Player Scouting: Scout the players you think you want to sign later.
    
    NBA D-League
    ------------
    
    Calendar: See the scheduled game for your D-League team.
    
    Standings: See the standings for your D-League team.
    
    NBA D-League Roster: See the roster for all the D-League teams. In this 
                         screen, you can also sign players.
    
    Statistics: See the statistics for players in the D-League.
    
    Injury Report: See who has been injured in the D-League.
    
    Options
    -------
    
    Change all the aforementioned options and all the regular options for your 
    association.
    
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         2. Team Strategies
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    You can emulate these strategies almost to a T with the CPU trade option off, 
    although you can never predict the draft. These strategies are to "make 
    dynasties" in the game, or at least teams that consistently make the playoffs 
    as a good seed. These are MY OPINION, somewhat CONTROVERSIAL, and always for 
    the betterment of the team. Please don't hate mail me because I traded 
    Iguodala from the 76ers or traded away some old veteran that's always been on 
    the team.
    
    This is NOT theorycraft because I am actually doing what I say. I don't cheat 
    at all in these strategies. I don't trade for LeBron, Kobe, Wade, Paul, and 
    Howard or give slave contracts (7 years, 500K a year to stars) either. This 
    is true general manager stuff. ...at least, what you can do in this game 
    using the trade finder.
    
    Most of these strategies involve trading for similar-type players and signing 
    similar-type players. Just like it was the Carmelo sweepstakes at the 
    beginning of the year, now we have the Chris paul sweepstakes in two years as 
    well as a Landry Fields mid-level exception which is kinda like Allen 
    Iverson's MLE. What I'm saying is that these strategies can be used for other 
    players, and just because I always go after Paul/Westbrook and Fields doesn't 
    mean you "have to" do the same. You'd be fine most of the time waiting a year 
    for another point guard like Brandon Jennings.
    
    **These might not be the best strategies.** I have seen people on message 
    boards with better first year teams than my first year teams and I have also 
    seen my teams better than their teams. I do not know if they used force trade 
    or traded away their draft picks, but these strategies work without cheating 
    and they are used for the most current rosters instead of past rosters.
    
    Speaking of cheating, if you want to do that instead (not in these 
    strategies), besides force trading for stars, the "slight" cheating involves 
    going to player edit to see rookies' full ratings, going to player edit to 
    see players' full ratings, and signing slave contracts to players already on 
    your team because they want a lot of money. I consider this slight cheating 
    because you already have some information and just want more, or you already 
    have the player and just need to meet the hard cap.
    
    Philadelphia 76ers ("A Typical Association")
    ------------------
    
    Despite being the 13th overall ranked team, the 76ers have only a small 
    chance to actually win a title. With that said, I totally dismantle the team 
    and work from the ground up with the young players on the team while also 
    letting the old players with small contracts go into free agency.
    
    First, though, I try to get all that I can out of the players that I have. 
    The first order of business is Iguodala; he's a great player, but quickly 
    reaching his peak. Rated at 87, if you put him and him alone in the trade 
    finder you can trade him and a 2012 first rounder for Tyreke Evans.
    
    Sounds stupid? When you think about it, Iguodala only has a couple more years 
    before he peaks and starts to go downhill. Tyreke Evans, on the other hand, 
    is rated at five stars - one more than Iguodala - and is only 21 years old 
    with an A+ potential.
    
    The caveat is the first rounder - but why gamble with a draft when you can 
    have 21 year old 81 rated A+ potential guard with a very loyal mindset and a 
    thought to resign. It's pretty much a no brainer when you bring the loyalty 
    and fact that he can double as a point guard into the mix.
    
    After that, I need to get rid of Elton Brand's contract. He's a good player 
    and all (and was pretty damn good), but he's past his prime and hogging up 
    cap space. If you play your cards right, you can sign Chris Paul in the 
    offseason in a few years from now, and that's just not possible with Brand on 
    the roster.
    
    With this in mind, I trade him for basically nothing to the T'Wolves. Wayne 
    Ellington to be exact - a 61 rated, one star shooting guard with a basically 
    little 3 yr contract and a C+ potential. He can maybe mature in a one and 
    half star shooting guard during his last year with me if I give him a little 
    playing time, so his value in the end will be the same as Brand's even though 
    he costs a lot less money.
    
    I do the same thing for Nocioni; decent player, but the three year mid-range 
    salary contract kills it. He's 30 and has no potential. I trade him and 
    Daniels (a 35 year old) to the Wizards for the young power forward Kevin 
    Seraphin. He's only rated a 54 but again we are clearing cap space for Chris 
    Paul.
    
    The next order of business is Spencer Hawes. He's another good player, three 
    star rated, but he will probably sign with another team during the offseason. 
    And if you decide to keep him and give him a big contract, you won't be able 
    to sign CP3 and you'll have two centers.
    
    So what do I do? I trade him to the Thunder for Cole Aldrich, Nazr Mohammed, 
    and a 2nd round 2011 pick. Aldrich is the main part of this deal - he is a 
    rookie and has basically four years with you for cheap. He can develop into 
    three stars or more with you.
    
    The last order of business is Thaddeus Young. He's gonna become a free agent 
    and he states he's gonna test his value on the open market. I use the trade 
    finder again and trade Thaddeus Young and Tony Battie for Al-Farouq Aminu of 
    the Clippers. 
    
    Aminu is another rookie that has a small four year contract - he's loyal and 
    you'll get a ton of reward points for starting him. Battie is nothing - a 34 
    y/o that is 57 rated. He's only put in for cap and the fact that you can now 
    raid the free agent market.
    
    After these trades, it's time to get some free agents. The obligatory ones 
    are Kelenna Azubuike and Larry Hughes - they are each one and a half stars in 
    value. I sign Azubuike to a 3 year $12.2M deal and Larry Hughes to a small 
    $2.65M deal.
    
    Since we have a 15 player max, sign Azubuike first and Hughes a little later. 
    Trade Azubuike and a old player for Eric Maynor and another Thunder second 
    rounder. Maynor has basically 3 years and he's only 23 with a B- potential. 
    He can mature unlike Azubuike who will only peak.
    
    We now have another open spot - this time for Larry Hughes from free agency. 
    After signing him, I immediately trade him to the Kings for Hassan Whiteside. 
    Whiteside is next to useless in this game because he's rated so low and is so 
    young, but he's a Center and has a little potential so he's a One and Half 
    Star player also. He makes good trade bait.
    
    We're done trading for this season now. Only old or lowly rated players have 
    expiring contracts and we have a better younger nucleus. Before you start 
    simming, go to the rotation menu and switch Evan Turner and Louis Williams so 
    Turner is sixth man. We need all the reward points we can get and they are 
    only three points apart. I also take away from the old players and give more 
    to Turner so he has 31 minutes as the sixth man. We have three rookies with 
    big minutes - this means a lot of rookie reward points, but probably not a 
    good season.
    
    One last thing: trade the 2nd rounder you got from the Thunder for the 2012 
    second round pick that you got from the Wizards. Basically, the Thunder are 
    going to make the playoffs (may even win it all) and the Wizards are going to 
    be bottomfeeders, even with a good draft pick and John Wall.
    
    Now we're ready to simulate the season. Be sure to hold practices and whatnot 
    to do as best as possible. Or, if you're holding out for a good pick, don't 
    do any practices at all. Also, scout the new draft class to find the right 
    player since we're not gonna have that great of a record. I ended up in 11th 
    place with a 31-51 record (better than last season) and three all-rookie 
    second team players.
    
    After the playoffs, go passed staff signing (you can sign no one anyway) and 
    to team/player options. Accept the options for Evans and Maynor. Do not 
    resign any of the older players that have expired contracts - we have the 
    draft to get new players. For the lottery, I ended up with the 5th pick even 
    though I was 4th in chances. Not bad for something so random!
    
    I sign both of the rookies even if the second round pick is terribad. He's 
    good for cap space. Simulate to free agency. Here, lo and behold, Hawes and 
    Young were both free agents! Talk about missing the bullet! Both restricted, 
    yes, but they'll want a lot of money soon - a lot of money that you need to 
    sign superstars.
    
    At the screen where you can improve player's statistics by using reward 
    points, use the reward points on your franchise player, Tyreke Evans. I only 
    had enough for perimeter shooting. In the new season, I drafted a point guard 
    just as good a Jrue Holiday, so I ended up trading Jrue away along with 
    Whiteside (see? trade bait comes in handy) for Kevin Love (!!).
    
    Love won't get much better, but he's young, very loyal, and great for a Power 
    Forward. My second rounder actually ended up being two stars even though he 
    was only rated at 54, so I traded him and the Wizards' second round pick back 
    to the Wizards for Trevor Booker and the Thunder's 2nd round pick. This was a 
    good trade because Booker is actually useful in the game with a much higher 
    rating.
    
    Now I also trade Speights and Aldrich for a rookie 70s rated rookie center. 
    Why? Because Speights' contract ends this year and he might not come back or 
    will want a lot of money. Aldrich is a loss, but he won't be very good until 
    his contract is up. Besides, you get more reward points for having rookies 
    starting anyway. (You can also draft the Center from before if you want.)
    
    I'm now rated 88 and the 7th best team, all by drafting and trading well. We 
    make the playoffs this year as the eight seed - so no lottery pick for me. 
    For the awards this year, I have first and second all-rookie team players but 
    I don't get Rookie of the Year (first pick got that). I get knocked out in 
    the first round by the Miami Heat.
    
    In the offseason, I fire the assistant coach Curry because his contract has 
    expired. This may or may not be a good idea, as you cannot back out of a fire 
    of anything other than head coach, but luckily I got a better assistant coash 
    for only $325K more.
    
    I fire Washington (of course) and get someone better. I keep Graham and 
    Johnson. For the player options screen, I accept everyone's option beside 
    Seraphin. In the resign screen, I resign Love to a 6 year contract worth 
    around $80 million and don't resign Seraphin. I skip the draft as I traded my 
    first rounder away to get Tyreke.
    
    For free agency, I make sure to sign Chris Paul if he's available. If not, I 
    recommend reloading and trying again - he's just that pivotal to this 
    franchise being a real contender. I also get Landry Fields in a MLE deal if I 
    can. This works at least half the time in my experience.
    
    You now have two players in the 90s (Evans and Paul), a reliable PF/C in the 
    low 80s (Love), and a slew of high 70s players (Fields, Rookie 1, Rookie 2 
    Turner). This is just a plain good team, and you should make a good seed for 
    the year and in the future. No one below 79 as starters for me, and five 70s 
    players on the bench with three high 70s bench players.
    
    You should be good to go for the dynasty now. Before simming, switch Fields 
    with Aminu so Fields is starting at Small Forward with big minutes. Also, 
    trade away Louis Williams and Eric Maynor for Courtney Lee and Goran Dragic 
    of the most likely the Rockets. Or any other trade to get good guys with 
    years for contracts that are going to end soon. Also trade Wayne Ellington 
    for a guy with multiple years.
    
    Now sim the season. I was the number 1 overall team this season, and you 
    should be around there. I only got the 4 seed and got knocked out in the 
    semifinals by the Bulls. In the offseason, I resigned all my staff, accepted 
    all player options, and pivotal to my team I renegotiated a contract with 
    Tyreke Evans.
    
    If you missed Chris Paul last year and didn't resign Love, you can probably 
    get Jennings, Bynum, Harden, Smith, or Flynn this year if you free cap space 
    properly. I got CP3, so I didn't need to do this. I simmed passed free 
    agency, only getting a MLE player, and gave perimeter shooting development to 
    Evans, Paul, Turner, and Fields.
    
    For the new season, I traded away Booker, Turner, Brackins, and Aminu for 
    similarly rated rookie/second year players (the players that the game creates 
    for the drafts) and simmed the season. We were the number 1 team this year 
    and we won the championship! Keep going through seasons now, winning 
    championships, all the while trading expiring contracts with 1 year left for 
    bigger years contracts. You have just created a championship team!
    
    Sacramento Kings
    ----------------
    
    The Kings are a fun franchise to play with in association mode. They have two 
    young players with five stars (Tyreke Evans and Demarcus Cousins) and a few 
    good players with expiring contracts to trade. They have a few problem 
    contracts too, though.
    
    First things first, we need to trade Marcus Thornton. He's a great young 
    player (and put the Kings on his back for a few games during the real year), 
    but he will be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason and want a lot of 
    money. He's "Somewhat Loyal" also, meaning he WILL test free agency. I trade 
    him for Xavier Henry of the Grizzlies who I can get at least 4 years out of. 
    I make sure to also get a 2011 second rounder, since the trade is not that 
    even.
    
    Second, the "problem" contracts of Beno Udrih (2 yrs, $13.89M total with a 
    player option he WILL take for a third year) and Francisco Garcia (3 yrs, 
    $17.40M total). They are both 28, rated 69, and about to go downhill fast. I 
    trade both of them and a first rounder 2012 for a first rounder 2011 from the 
    Timberwolves.
    
    Here are the facts: the T'Wolves are consistently the worst team during the 
    first year of simulation and we know what players are in the 2011 draft (if 
    you downloaded a draft class) but we don't know squat for the 2012 draft. 
    Besides, with the strategies I employ, we are a pretty decent team for the 
    2011-2012 season.
    
    Now that we have a ton of cap space and three spots, I sign Larry Hughes and 
    Kelenna Azubuike from the free agent list. Give Azubuike a 3 year $12.24M 
    deal and Hughes a 1 year deal. I immediately trade Hughes and my second 
    rounder 2012 for Trevor Booker of the Wizards.
    
    As far as Azubuike, you can keep him for a year because his rating will go up 
    a little, or trade him now for a player. I chose to trade him, and I traded 
    him and Jermaine Taylor for Dorell Wright on the Warriors. We have 3 years 
    with Wright. He's a pretty good overall player, but only has mediocre 
    potential, so don't expect him to jump up in rating.
    
    After that, I trade Dalembert (expiring contract, 1 1/2 stars, old), the 2011 
    second rounder I acquired from the Grizzlies, and the Kings 2011 second 
    rounder, all for Anderson Varejao (LOL) and the Cav's 2011 1st and 2nd round 
    picks. Basically, you are trading Dalembert for Varejao (we can get rid of 
    his big contract) and two second rounders for a probably lottery 1st rounder. 
    This is a good deal.
    
    I immediately trade away Varejao's huge contract to the Thunder for Eric 
    Maynor (I can get 3 years from him), Nick Collison (his contract goes down, 
    the Thunder's 2011 first rounder, and Royal Ivey for Varejao, Hassan 
    Whiteside (useless in this game besides trade bait), and Marquis Daniels (old 
    player with an expiring contract). You can even trade away Collison for 
    basically nothing if you like.
    
    Finally, we have a big problem at Point Guard with Jeter starting so I sign 
    Rafer Alston from the free agent list. We can always trade him at the 
    deadline if we want but he'll get a good few months work in starting for us 
    anyway. Now sim the season.
    
    In my simulation, we started out at .500% but slowly crept down to 15th place 
    by the end of the season. This is good, though, because we will get a great 
    pick for the draft. I was the second worst team behind the Raptors (or is it 
    in front? ^_^).
    
    We had an all-rookie first and second team player, as well as the most 
    improved player in Dorell Wright. Sim the playoffs. During the offseason, go 
    to the team options screen and accept the options for Evans, Thompson, 
    Maynor, Greene, and Jeter.
    
    I got (kind of) unlucky during the draft lottery and got the 3rd, 4th, and 
    7th picks even though I had better chances to get better picks. I draft 
    accordingly and get good players. I don't have the draft class on my Xbox (no 
    internet to it), so I got one 81, one 80, and one 75 player. (It was, 
    admittedly, a really good draft.) Send Evans and your best rookie to the 
    training camps. I sent Evans to the perimeter shooting camp and my rookie to 
    the basketball 101 camp. Your mileage may vary on how many reward points you 
    obtained.
    
    For the next season, we have a few expiring contracts to deal with as well as 
    the job of changing the rotation. First, I trade Jason Thompson and Trevor 
    Booker to the T'Wolves for Kevin Love and Anthony Tolliver. This gives you a 
    better Power Forward and, although it is his contract year, he is "extremely 
    loyal" and will most likely resign with the team. Tolliver is just in there 
    to meet the budget.
    
    Now we are the 9th best team and rated at 86! Simulate the season - I barely 
    made it into the playoffs as the 8th seed, but got knocked out in the first 
    round. I didn't get a rookie of the year, but I did get a first and second 
    rookie team player.
    
    During the offseason, I extend the contract for head coach Paul Westphal, 
    assistant coach Mario Elie, prospect scout Jeff Gentry, and trainer Pete 
    Youngman. I fire Jerry Taylor and get someone comparable for less money. I 
    accept all options besides Maynor and Casspi (you'll see why in a minute). I 
    resign Kevin Love to a long deal (one more year than the default). He pretty 
    much always resigns during the first period.
    
    Skip the lottery, draft, et cetera because we don't have any good picks. For 
    free agency, we can sign Chris Paul or Russell Westbrook if they are free 
    agents. Sometimes Paul is a free agent, sometimes Westbrook, and sometimes 
    neither. Landry Fields is pretty much always a free agent, so sign him to a 
    mid-level exception after signing Paul/Westbrook.
    
    For the training camps, send your new signings (Love, Paul/Westbrook) and 
    second yearers in that order. I sent Westbrook to perimeter shooting, Love to 
    basketball 101, and my best second yearer to basketball 101. Before simming 
    the season, trade away Dorell Wright for a multi-year contract player of 
    comparable value.
    
    I was the 5th overall team this year with a 90 rating. After simming the 
    season, me (and you) should be around a 6-7 seed. I got knocked out of the 
    playoffs in the first round again, but this time it was in seven games. My 
    players developed some more (Cousins is now an 85 and Love even went up a 
    point).
    
    During the offseason, resign Tyreke Evans to a long-term deal. You should be 
    able to do this during the first resigning period. Now you're pretty much set 
    - you have two players in the low 90s (Paul/Westbrook, Evans), and three 
    players in the 80s (Love, Cousins, Rookie 1). You should win a ton of games 
    each year for the next few years and maybe even a championship!
    
    Minnesota Timberwolves
    ----------------------
    
    With only one division title under their belt all-time, the T'Wolves are 
    truly a challenging association to play. Well, that is, unless you take into 
    account they have a lot of good developing players with multi-year contracts. 
    True, they aren't very good now, but with Love, Beasley, Flynn, and Johnson, 
    they have a damn good nucleus!
    
    Since they have all their players in place already, we just need to do a 
    little house cleaning. Of importance is Luke Ridnour, Darko Milicic, and 
    Nikola Pekovic, all of which have long contracts of about $4.00M each.
    
    To remedy this, trade away Ridnour (4 yrs - $16.00M), Pekovic (3 yrs - 
    $12.96M), and Anthony Tolliver (2 yrs - $4.25M) for Samuel Dalembert (one 
    year contract) and Hassan Whiteside (good trade bait, small contract big 
    years).
    
    After that trade, sign Larry Hughes to a one year deal and Azubuike to a 
    three year $12.25M deal. Now trade away Hughes, Dalembert, and the 2nd round 
    2012 for Louis Williams (3 years), Jason Kapono, and their 2011 2nd round 
    pick. Now trade Azubuike and the 2nd round pick you got from the 76ers for 
    Trevor Booker of the Wizards.
    
    Trade Darko Milicic and the T'Wolves 2011 second round pick for Kevin 
    Seraphin and the Wizard's 2012 second round pick. This is a good trade 
    because Seraphin has a much smaller contract, but if you have a downloaded 
    draft class that is loaded with talent, find another team where you don't 
    lose your 2011 second round pick.
    
    Sign Eddy Curry and get your 2011 2nd round pick from the Wizards back in a 
    Curry for second round pick trade.
    
    Before simming, give Booker bigger minutes so he has a chance to make an all-
    rookie team. Now simulate the season. I had a first and second all-team 
    rookie as well as a first team all defense player in Wesley Johnson. Your 
    mileage may vary a little here, especially on the defense player. I won 32 
    games and even though I was last in my conference, I was still about six 
    teams up from the worst in the league.
    
    After simming the playoffs, skip to the staff resigning period in the 
    offseason. Fire Kurt Rambis and sign the best available - I got lucky and I 
    had a $4.15M coach available, but you might have only around a $3.00M coach 
    available. Sign him to big years if he has a high potential and is half-way 
    decent already. Resign John-Blair Bickerstaff.
    
    For the player resigning period, resign Sebastian Telfair if he is at one and 
    a half stars. You can check in the trade finder still. Look at the lottery 
    summary and do the pre-workout or have the simulator do it. For the draft, 
    choose the best player available regardless of position. Since I personally 
    was the eighth pick, I got a 69 Point Guard, so you should hopefully get 
    around that.
    
    Try to get Wilson Chandler in the offseason. For training camps, send 
    Johnson, Flynn, and Love to the proper camp, and in that order of importance. 
    Johnson should go to the perimeter shooting camp.
    
    At season two, you have a big choice. You can either trade away all your good 
    players (Randolph, Love, Beasley) for long contract players of comparable 
    value or try to resign them on the offseason. Since this guide tries to keep 
    the nucleus on the team together, I opt for resigning them.
    
    You should be a top ten team now. I was the seventh best team. Despite this, 
    I still finished last in the season and had the exact same record. It might 
    seem like we're going nowhere, but our players are developing. Sim the 
    playoffs and resign staff at your discretion. I extend the trainer's 
    contract, fire the prospect scout, and fire the NBA scout.
    
    Resign Beasley, Love, and Randolph. I was able to resign all of them during 
    the resigning period. I caught somewhat of a break, although I was giving 
    them all big minutes. If you find this not happening, just resign them during 
    the free agency period.
    
    Do the lottery, pre-draft, and draft. I got really lucky during the draft and 
    got the highest rated player with the fifth pick. He was an 81 small forward.  
    Skip passed free agency, cut your low-rated rookies that you signed the past 
    few seasons, and send Love to basketball 101 camp.
    
    In the third season, you have a little work to do on the lineup, but first we 
    need to trade away all the one year players that have small minutes. This 
    means trading Louis Williams and Sebastian Telfair for Marreese Speights of 
    probably the 76ers. Small years for big years.
    
    Switch up the lineup a little now. I had my rookie Small Forward play 
    Shooting Guard and had Johnson as the sixth man since the rookie was better. 
    I also put Chandler at Power Forward, Love at Center, and Randolph as the 
    seventh man. Speights should be the eighth man.
    
    With this lineup, we were the second best team and had a 93 overall rating. 
    This team should win championship after championship for the next few years, 
    and the players haven't even reached their best prime yet! Although Love 
    might not develop, he is still one of the best Centers in the league, even 
    though his primary position is Power Forward. Enjoy the seasons with the 
    "good" T'Wolves now!
    
    Orlando Magic
    -------------
    
    The Orlando Magic have a championship contending team already, so this 
    strategy is a bit short. First thing you need to do is trade away Daniel 
    Orton for the best thing available. He is rated at 59 and, despite being four 
    stars, is next to useless in this game. I trade Orton and Jason Richardson to 
    the Warriors for Monta Ellis, Charlie Bell, and their 2011 second round pick.
    
    Next trade Jameer Nelson, Brandon Bass, and Earl Clark to the warriors again 
    for David Lee and Acie Law so you have a solid Power Forward. Now you should 
    be rated number one overall and rated at 90 overall. This is about the best 
    you can do with the team without trading Dwight Howard.
    
    You should be able to win at least one championship in the next few years 
    with this team. Howard should resign with no trouble. The only real problem 
    is Turkoglu, but he's the best you can get even when he declines. Just be 
    sure to trade him for something before his player option, and perhaps use the 
    draft to get a small forward. In the first year you can also trade away 
    Turkoglu and all your draft picks for Shawn Marion and Peja Stojakovic, but 
    this is perhaps just a small upgrade.
    
    Oklahoma City Thunder
    ---------------------
    
    The Thunder are pretty much set - they have a good young nucleus and a decent 
    bench. We can make the team a littl better by trading Nate Robinson (getting 
    older only 2 years left), Cole Aldrich (pretty useless in this game), and 
    Nazr Mohammed (1 year, old, just to make money even) for David Lee, Dorrell 
    Wright, and their 2011 second round pick.
    
    Now they will want to get rid of Lee anyway, but he's an upgrade from Ibaka 
    and we need another small forward in the mix so Wright is a good call. You 
    will have some rotation and morale problems, but those are only for players 
    that are years away from the end of their contract and some won't take it as 
    bad as others.
    
    Speaking of the rotation, have Ibaka play Center and put Perkins as the 
    seventh man. This will make your team the seventh best team. There's not much 
    more that can be done here without trading young starters, so sim a few 
    seasons and see how you do - you might just win a championship in a year or 
    two, especially when you consider the young developing talent.
    
    Resign Russell Westbrook and James Harden at all costs or trade them in their 
    contract year. Kevin Durant might get a little snippety and want to opt for 
    free agency when his contract is up, so watch out for that. Either trade him 
    away on his contract year or give him the cash.
    
    Los Angeles Lakers
    ------------------
    
    The Lakers won the championship last year, so it goes without saying that you 
    don't need to do much in their association. You can do a little housecleaning 
    if you want and rid yourself of the Luke Walton and Steve Blake contracts, 
    but you are so over the cap it won't make much of a difference.
    
    The only thing you can do in the trade finder is trade away your rookies for 
    an established player. I sometimes trade Ebanks and Caracter for Jason 
    Richardson, but he's only a moderate, immediate upgrade. You can do whatever 
    you like, as Ebanks will become a decent player in the future.
    
    Rotation problems are aplenty. You can keep it at what it's at to keep 
    happiness up, or you can switch Lamar Odom with Ron Artest to go "big." Lamar 
    is a better player even though he makes a good sixth man. Put Kobe Bryant at 
    Point Guard (this is getting a little weird, but he has A ball handling) 
    while placing Shannon Brown at Shooting Guard. With this setup, you will 
    become the number one ranked team at a 91 overall rating.
    
    Washington Wizards
    ------------------
    
    The Wizards are a rebuilding franchise. They aren't as tough as the Pistons 
    or Raptors because they have a few great young pieces and a lot of players 
    with stars, but they are still one of the tougher franchises to control. I 
    don't consider any wacky trades with John Wall, but that option is always 
    open to you, of course.
    
    The players that have expiring contracts are Yi Jianlin, Nick Young, and Josh 
    Howard. Rashard Lewis, though a prolific scorer, has a huge contract. We need 
    to solve these problems as well as sign a few free agents.
    
    Sadly, you can't get much for Rashard Lewis. However, since Wilson Chandler 
    is becoming a free agent at the end of the year, we need to clear cap space 
    for a same position player with better statistics. I trade away Lewis and 
    Mustafa Shakur to the Timberwolves for Martell Webster and their 2012 second 
    round pick.
    
    Remember we need to clear cap space, okay? Next I trade Nick Young (expiring 
    contract) and Jianlian Yi (expiring contract) to the Raptors for Demar 
    Derozan, Solomon Alabi, and their 2011 second round pick. Next I sign 
    Azubuike from the free agent to a three year deal and also Larry Hughes to a 
    one year deal.
    
    Trade away Hughes, Azubuike, and Josh Howard to the Clippers for Al-Farouq 
    Aminu and Ryan Gomes. Now trade away Gomes and the T'Wolves 2012 second round 
    pick for the Kings' 2011 second round pick. This is a good trade because of 
    the talented 2011 draft class you most likely have loaded for the season.
    
    Now instead of having only two good young players, you have four. This is a 
    good thing because three of them will develop into the 80s, while Wall should 
    be in the low 90s after a few years. Sim the season and draft for the best 
    player. Trade said player if he is not a power forward with Blatche for a 
    power forward. Optionally, get Wilson Chandler in free agency.
    
    You have five good young players now, all of which are loyal and have no 
    reason not to leave the team. Be sure to see if they are willing to resign or 
    not, and trade them at the deadline for comparable players if under contract 
    thoughts they say they won't resign. You also have a good bench with Booker 
    and Crawford, but also look at trading them away during their contract year 
    for comparable players if they don't look like they will resign.
    
    Detroit Pistons
    ---------------
    
    This is one of the hardest franchises to play in the association. Most of the 
    team's players are old/passed their prime and not very good. You also have a 
    lot of players that will get better, but most of them are middle aged for the 
    NBA and will go downhill the next season. Speaking of which, here is the 
    breakdown for the end of the first year normally:
    
    Players That Get Worse: Gordon, McGrady, Prince, Hamilton, Wallace (he might 
                            retire, too)
    
    Players That Get Better: Stuckey, Villenueva, Monroe, White, Jerekbo, Daye, 
                             Summers
    
    Players That Stay The Same: Bynum, Maxiel, Wilcox
    
    Note: this is what usually happens, not what always happens.
    
    The good thing about the Pistons is a lot of their players have some trade 
    value. This is in stark opposite to, say, the Nets, who only have three 
    players with more than one stars. The Pistons, on the other hand, only have 
    three players with one star.
    
    Sadly, most of the multiple star players are, again, old and passed their 
    prime. We need to trade them away for young players because we don't have a 
    shot at even the playoffs with the current roster. I keep only Rodney Stuckey 
    because he is the young nucleus for the team.
    
    First trade away Ben Gordon (big contract) and Ben Wallace (probably going to 
    retire) to the Timberwolves for Kevin Love. Love is young, very loyal, and 
    doesn't have high play for winner aspirations. He should resign with your 
    team and he makes for a great PF/C.
    
    Next trade Tracy McGrady (expiring contract) and Tayshaun Prince (expiring 
    contract) to the Bulls for Luol Deng, Taj Gibson, and their 2011 2nd round 
    pick. This is a pretty even trade - even though McGrady and Prince are 
    scorers, they are old and both have expiring contracts. Deng and Gibson have 
    years on their contracts.
    
    Trade Gibson and Richard Hamilton to the Clippers for Al-Farouq Aminu and 
    Ryan Gomes. With Aminu (same position as Deng/Love), trade him away with 
    Charlie Villanueva (big contract) for Wesley Johnson and their second round 
    2011 draft pick.
    
    Now trade Jerekbo (expiring contract), Gomes (medium sized 3 year contract, 
    middle aged), and your 2012 second round pick to the 76ers for Craig Brackins 
    (long contract) and Songaila (just there to even up the money). Sign Azubuike 
    and Hughes to contracts, then trade away Azubuike, Will Bynum, and the Bulls 
    2nd round pick to the Wizards for Jordan Crawford. He is a rookie and has a 
    four year contract; he will only get better for a long time.
    
    We're almost done now. Trade Jason Maxiell, Larry Hughes, and your 2nd round 
    2011 pick for Dorell Wright (years) and Charlie Bell (to even out the money). 
    Now we're done; it's time to simulate. We're marginally better (up two 
    spots), but it is the draft and time itself that will put us over the top.
    
    Simulate the season - we just improved our record over last year and were at 
    the 8th spot seed for most of the year but finished in 11th place. We had a 
    first and second all-rookie team player, but Ben Wallace did win defensive 
    player of the year (probably because he was on an even worse team).
    
    Simulate the playoffs and work on the staff contracts. Resign the trainer and 
    get a better coach. I picked a coach with an A potential for $3.15M because 
    he was all-around pretty good. Accept White's contract. Resign Stuckey if you 
    can. In my game I had to wait until free agency. Don't resign anyone else 
    because they're all old.
    
    I got the number one pick by luck, so your mileage may vary for the draft. 
    Speaking of which, as always choose the best player with the highest 
    potential. Potential is key and can jack up trade value. Also if he's a 
    Center and decent, it makes his trade value skyrocket.
    
    Sign both of your rookies and even if they second rounder is bad. He is good 
    for cap space and can be put down to the D-League if needed. Extend Stuckey a 
    qualifying offer so you can get him if you haven't already. Get him during 
    free agency if you haven't already.
    
    Now you should be rated around 81 after messing with the rotation. This is 
    still not good enough to make the playoffs probably, but you have built a 
    solid team that will consistently make the playoffs in years to come. Just 
    remember to resign core players or trade them away if they say under contract 
    thoughts that they might become free agents (if they are unrestricted).
    
    For me, Love didn't go to free agency and didn't want a huge amount of money. 
    I had to trade away my star rookie because he wasn't loyal, though, and 
    picked up a similar rookie with year on his contract. This ends the strategy 
    - get a young team and wait a few years for them to develop before making the 
    playoffs.
    
    Boston Celtics
    --------------
    
    There's not much to say here; they are the best team in the game currently. 
    You only have a few more years with the big three, though, but trading them 
    is not an option, nor is it a wise move as you'll probably get nothing good 
    for them.
    
    You could trade Avery Bradley for something more developed, but then you 
    wouldn't have any young players. Since this is an association, we also look 
    at the future as well as the present. Another potential trade is trading 
    Nenad Krstic and Sasha Pavlovic for Dorel Wright and a player to match the 
    salary. This trade is good because Wright is a lot better than the two of 
    them, he's young, and he has three years on his contract.
    
    Other than that, all you can really do is simulate and see if you win for the 
    next few years. You can't do much else here; not much else to say. You might 
    hit a roadblock with the Miami Heat, but then you might not; it's up to the 
    computer simulation for that.
    
    Charlotte Bobcats
    -----------------
    
    This team needs a lot of work. First thing to do is trade away Stephen 
    Jackson and Kwame Brown to the Wizards for their first round 2011 pick and 
    Josh Howard. Then we gotta trade away Matt Carroll's disgusting contract. I 
    trade him, Boris Diaw (big big contract), and my 2012 second round pick to 
    the Wizards for Jason Kapono and Darius Songalia, both of which have expiring 
    contracts.
    
    Next get Azubuike from the free agent list for a three year deal and trade 
    him and Desgana Diop (big contract with player option) to the Thunder for 
    Eric Maynour and Nick Collison (don't worry, his contract gets small). You 
    now have a team with a lot of expiring contracts, so you can raid the free 
    agent list at the end of the season.
    
    You also have a mediocre starting lineup (well, bad right now) that features 
    four low 70s players and one 67 player. This lineup gets you through the 
    season and a good draft pick. Speaking of which, the Wizards hopefully will 
    do bad this season, so you have their pick as well.
    
    Draft the best player for the draft. You could get two top five picks with 
    the Wizards' and Bobcats' chances. I can't stress this enough, especially for 
    this team, but always draft the best player and not a player you need at a 
    position. You can always trade the rookie away if need be, and more trade 
    value is more trade value.
    
    Don't resign any aging veterans because they're old and only get worse. 
    Seriously raid the draft and the free agent list; with all the salary going 
    off the list, you should be able to get a Wilson Chandler or even a Chris 
    Paul/Russell Westbrook in the years to come.
    
    With your rookies, the core team you already have, and a few free agents, you 
    should have a good time in a couple years. To make it to the championship, 
    though, you'll probably need great rookies and the like, along with Paul or 
    Westbrook and another low 90s player, of which you won't be able to get from 
    your current starting five.
    
    Milwaukee Bucks
    ---------------
    
    Despite having good bookends (Andrew Bogut and Brandon Jennings), this team 
    isn't rated very well. To start, we need to trade away all of our veterans 
    that are hogging up cap space. First is Corey Maggette - trade him and Jon 
    Brockman to the Wizards for Josh Howard and Mustafa Shakur.
    
    Next trade John Salmons (another long, expensive contract on an old player) 
    and Earl Boykins to the 76ers for Craig Brackins and Jason Kapono. This is 
    another trade to free cap space. Michael Redd is next on the list, but you 
    don't have to trade him if you don't want to because he has an expiring 
    contract.
    
    However, he has trade value, so I trade him for David Lee and Charlie Bell. 
    Next is Drew Gooden - trade him and the Bucks 2011 2nd round pick to the 
    Thunder for Nazr Mohammed. You can also optionally trade away David Lee now 
    to really free up cap space. Also do the usual Hughes/Azubuike signings and 
    trade them for the usual Booker or Crawford.
    
    This guts the team, but frees up cap space for Paul/Westbrook (have Jennings 
    play Shooting Guard) so you should be able to win it the year you get either 
    of them, or at least make the playoffs. If it looks like you won't win it, 
    you can trade away Jennings for something or deal with resigning him during 
    free agency in the offseason, since he often likes to enter free agency.
    
    Chicago Bulls
    -------------
    
    You don't need a strategy for the Bulls - they are a top team, a contender by 
    default. All they need is a star shooting guard and they have a repeat team. 
    You can pick up Azubuike on the free agent list to remedy this, though Bogans 
    might miss his starting spot. Or you could just use Brewer, who is already on 
    your team and has stellar defense. And we all know defense wins 
    championships, right?
    
    Sadly, two of your starting five aren't great at defense, but they are great 
    offensive players to make up for it. I'm talking about Carlos Boozer and Luol 
    Deng. Boozer's contract looks less and less good as the years go on, but he 
    won't go down too much by the end of his contract. Derrick Rose always seems 
    to resign during the first period, to the dismay of me when I play any other 
    team.
    
    Korver has an ugly contract, but the game made him much better and he's great 
    at three pointers. I would just keep him for the three years; his three 
    pointer rating can't go down *that* much and that's what he's there for 
    anyway. You have a few really bad players (Lucas, Scalabrine) who can be 
    replaced by D-Leaguers, also.
    
    Cleveland Cavaliers
    -------------------
    
    We need to completely rebuild this team. Sans LeBron James, this is one of 
    the worst teams (rated as 25th best) and we have some old people hogging cap 
    space. First trade Antawn Jamison and Manny Harris to the Thunder for Serge 
    Ibaka and Nick Collison. Ibaka slowly develops, but at least he doesn't get 
    worse like Jamison.
    
    After that, trade Baron Davis and Christian Eyenga to the 76ers for Louis 
    Williams and Jason Kapono. This is another trade to make you younger. Varejao 
    has a huge contract, so trade him to the Nets for Gadzuric and their 2011 2nd 
    round pick. This frees up cap space in later years.
    
    Change your rotation so you have your best players at each of the starting 
    positions. This is optional, and it could ruin ratings for starters-turned-
    benchers, but in the end it might give you a slightly better team. I was 
    ranked 23rd after all of these changes, up two spots. We're getting better.
    
    Send Erden and Harangody down to the D-League. They are the worst players 
    that can go down to the D-League. Now get Azubuike and Hughes off the free 
    agent list. Trade them and the Nets 2011 2nd round pick to the Warriors for 
    Dorell Wright, Louis Amundson, and their 2011 2nd round pick.
    
    Now if you alter the lineup for the best possible players at starting 
    positions, we are the 20th ranked team. This is up a lot from 25, but still 
    pretty bad. However, you have a team of players with starters all under 24, 
    and expiring contracts of old players to free cap space.
    
    You just need to do the usual now - simulate the season, sign staff, resign 
    the young good players, get the best possible players in the draft, and get 
    good free agents. Wilson Chandler is good, but Chris Paul/Russell Westbrook 
    the next year is much better. You will also accrue a worse record without 
    Chandler, which you can use to get another good draft pick.
    
    For my game, I traded up to the number one pick and got a beast of a center 
    rated at 78 with great potential. I signed Chris Paul the next year and the 
    two of them dominated along with the players that we previously traded for. 
    Your mileage may vary here, but you should at least get a decent draft pick, 
    as well as a Chris Paul/Russell Westbrook/Brandon Jennings. With all these 
    players, you should definitely make the playoffs, and maybe even a 
    championship.
    
    Los Angeles Clippers
    --------------------
    
    It's no longer "LOLClippers" with Blake Griffin and Eric Gordon. In fact, 
    they actually have quite a good team right off the bat, and after development 
    even better. However, they don't have much of a chance (I've never seen it) 
    of winning the whole thing their first year, so we rip down the building by 
    making a few key trades to get rid of aging players.
    
    First we need to sign Azubuike from the free agent list. Second we need to 
    trade him and Chris Kaman to the Timberwolves for Kevin Love. Love can double 
    as a center, so don't worry about him conflicting with Griffin. One of them 
    can play Center. This is definitely not ideal, but it's better than Kaman 
    going down and down in overall rating each year.
    
    Get Larry Hughes from the free agent list now. Trade him, Mo Williams, and 
    Willie Warren to the Timberwolves for Wesley Johnson and Luke Ridnour. 
    Ridnour's just there because he's, well, just there. I immediately trade him 
    along with Craig Smith to the Thunder for Eric Maynour and Nazr Mohammed.
    
    We can make the rotation work out, trust me. Before we do, make another trade 
    - send Ryan Gomes, Randy Foye, and your 2011 1st round pick to the Wizards 
    for their 2011 1st round pick (!!) and Hamady N'Diaye. Or, if you have a 
    stacked draft class, instead of your first round 2011 trade your 2012 one 
    along with your 2011 2nd round and add Shakur to the Wizard's end.
    
    Okay, now as far as lineup, put Gordon at the 1, Johnson at the 2, Aminu at 
    the 3, Love at the 4, and Griffin at the 5. Definitely not ideal, but it will 
    work. You have a great draft pick, you are ranked 14th, and you have a ton of 
    cap space for say a Wilson Chandler. You are in GREAT shape to win a 
    championship in a few years.
    
    Memphis Grizzlies
    -----------------
    
    The Grizzlies have a great team already, and they made it pretty far in the 
    playoffs in real life, AND they can win a championship with their current 
    team in a few years, so it makes little sense to tear apart the team. The 
    "big" trade you need to make involves Zach Randolph - trade him for David Lee 
    and Dorell Wright.
    
    This is a good trade because Randolph probably won't sign with you (and if he 
    does, he'll want a ton of money) and you get 2 good players (one rated the 
    same as Randolph but younger) with plenty of years on their contracts. After 
    that, trade Shane Battier (only one year) and Vasquez for Ekpe Udoh and 
    Charlie Bell.
    
    Despite losing a lot defensively, this trade gives you basically Udoh with 4 
    years for Battier with 1 year. It is a good trade because of this, and since 
    we (probably) won't be winning a championship this year, we have time for 
    Udoh to develop into a good player.
    
    Now your team will be positively stacked in a few years. With Conley, Mayo, 
    Gay, Gasol, and (eww) Lee, along with a great bench, you should have no 
    problem winning a championship. Just remember to resign Gasol to a max 
    contract at the end of the season and sim away. You should be making it far 
    in the playoffs consistently with this group.
    
    Atlanta Hawks
    -------------
    
    Don't let a 15th overall ranking fool you, they will make the playoffs 
    consistently. They have their good players locked up already, but you might 
    lose Josh Smith (I usually get him on other teams during free agency, too) so 
    trade him away if it looks like he won't resign. Other than that, keep your 
    current team and sim the seasons.
    
    Miami Heat
    ----------
    
    Another team that doesn't need much of a "strategy." They are pretty much the 
    best team in the game despite a ranking of 4th best overall. The big problem 
    is when James and Bosh get to the year before their option, because James 
    NEVER uses his option. You just have to live with it, though, since you might 
    get a championship that year. Try to resign as best you can.
    
    As for the non-big three players, you are pretty much stuck with them 
    declining in rating. Ilgauskas retires after the year sometimes, and the rest 
    of your decent players go down in rating. You can only trade them for worse 
    players, so you are best off just keeping them. Rememer to resign Chalmers!
    
    New Orleans Hornets
    -------------------
    
    Paul never uses his player option, but you may still be able to get him to 
    resign. He's somewhat loyal, but at the same time he's pivotal to your team. 
    Since he never uses his option and often signs with another team, you should 
    consider trading him during the second season for a great young player with 
    years on his contract. But still, there is a chance he might sign with you.
    
    You need a Shooting Guard, and you have a few expiring contracts, so I trade 
    Willie Green, Carl Landry, and Marco Belinelli to the Timberwolves for Wesley 
    Johnson. He's a solid defender. Now get Azubuike signed to a three year deal 
    off the free agent list by using your MLE.
    
    Trade Azubuike, David West, and Marcus Banks to the Warriors for David Lee 
    and Charlie Bell. David Lee is so underrated in this game it's crazy, but 
    that's mostly because the Warriors want to get rid of him. That's pretty much 
    all you can do without trading players with multiple years, so sim the season 
    now. You should make the playoffs.
    
    Don't accept David Andersen's option. Gray usually accepts his player option. 
    After the offseason tasks (send Ariza to training camps), you may have to 
    trade Paul if he says he won't resign. However, with David Lee on our team, 
    the chances are better he will resign since we have a winning team.
    
    Utah Jazz
    ---------
    
    No real "problem" contracts here and not a lot of trades to make. You can 
    stick with your current team and trade on contract years, or use my strategy. 
    The "big" trade I make is Al Jefferson and Raja Bell for Tyreke Evans. 
    Jefferson is kind of overrated in this game; Noah has similar rating and 
    potential and yet is only valued at four stars, for instance.
    
    With Evans and Favors, we have a low 90s player and a high 80s player in the 
    future. Now trade Devin Harris and Earl Watson to the Raptors for Demar 
    Derozan and Reggie Evans. You can have Derozan play Small Forward or have 
    Evans play Point Guard, FYI.
    
    Next I trade Kirilenko (expiring contract and won't resign) and Kelenna 
    Azubuike (after signing him from the free agent list) and the Jazz' 2012 
    first round pick for Wesley Johnson and Sebastian Telfair. Trading old for 
    young is awesome (although you do lose your 2012 first round pick).
    
    Now trade Paul Millsap (too old for our team) and Gordon Hayward (sad to see 
    him go) for Jrue Holiday and Elton Brand. Holiday is a good point guard and 
    Brand has trade value. Trade Brand right away while he is still one and a 
    half stars!
    
    You should have Holiday, Evans, DeRozan/Wesley, Favors, and Okur starting. 
    This is certainly the lineup of the future! Also, they have years left on 
    their contracts. Do the usual 'trade away during expiring year' thing if says 
    under contract thoughts that they don't want to sign with you. Other than 
    that, you have a young team that should win a few championships in the 
    future.
    
    New York Knicks
    ---------------
    
    Ranked 12th overall, they have a chance to win it right away. Carmelo never 
    accepts his player option, though, so you might want to trade him during the 
    last contract year. Turiaf is a serviceable Center and we can live with his 
    two year (he always accepts his player option) contract.
    
    Landry Fields is a big problem. Because he was picked so low in the draft, he 
    only has two years on his contract. He develops into a low 80s player, so be 
    sure to resign him at any cost. On the other hand, don't accept Billups' 
    option and resign him only if he's inexpensive/few years.
    
    That's pretty much it for the Knicks. They have a great team already with two 
    prolific scorers and one rising star. The team has the Turiaf contract 
    problem, but it only lasts two years, so it's pretty okay. Other than that, 
    sim seasons and trade away if it looks like they won't resign (*cough* 
    Melodrama *cough*).
    
    Dallas Mavericks
    ----------------
    
    You can't do anything with them besides simulate basically. They have a full 
    team already with lots of good bench players. The roster update really pumped 
    them up. The only problem is Haywood's contract and the low trade value of 
    all the players.
    
    New Jersey Nets
    ---------------
    
    This team needs a lot of work. Only three players have more than one star! 
    Deron Williams is great and all, but he will be old by the time we get a 
    championship. I trade him and Kris Humphries (expiring contract) for Russell 
    Westbrook, Nick Collison, and the Thunder's 2011 first round pick.
    
    Westbrook has a lot of years on his biological clock while Williams does not. 
    Five years make a big difference in this game. Now you have two stars the 
    same age - Westbrook and Lopez - so you can draft around them, sign Landry 
    Fields/Chris Paul, and pray that Westbrook resigns with your team. That's 
    pretty much it - with Westbrook, Paul, Fields, and Lopez, you should be doing 
    great. This is all a few years later, however. (You also need to lose Petro 
    and Outlaw.)
    
    Denver Nuggets
    --------------
    
    It's hard to trade anyone because they are the 8th best team. You can trade 
    Nene, Chandler, Martin, Smith, and Afflalo if you want because they all have 
    expiring contracts, but this will probably ruin your chances at the playoffs. 
    I only recommend getting rid of Chris Andersen - old, big contract, and not 
    very good, even for a Center.
    
    Indiana Pacers
    --------------
    
    The Pacers are pretty bad in this game, but that doesn't mean they won't get 
    better. In fact, they become one of the best teams in the game if you just 
    hold onto what you have and make a few trades. The big trade I make is Danny 
    Granger (old, does not fit formula of team, taking George's spot) and Dahntay 
    Jones for Eric Gordon.
    
    This is just all-around a good trade. Now you have a good young team: 
    Collison, Gordon, George, Hansbrough, and Hibbert. You can win championships 
    with this team in a few years. There's not much more to say, besides that you 
    need to trade them away before they decide to sign with someone else - use 
    the trade deadline and contract thoughts section to handle this.
    
    Houston Rockets
    ---------------
    
    Depending on if you play with injuries or not, this could be a great team. 
    Yao Ming will definitely resign with you which is a big plus. The team is 
    old, but they are good and even have a good rookie in Patrick Patterson. I 
    say just keep the team you have and see if you win it - none of your starting 
    five is below a 76 and four of them are in the low 80s.
    
    San Antonio Spurs
    -----------------
    
    The team's one of the best right now, but you'll need to gut it in a few 
    years and harvest draft picks because all your good players are getting old. 
    Sadly, Neal, Splitter, and Bonner aren't rated all that good in the game. 
    You'll probably win at least one championship with the current team, though. 
    Then it's time to get those high picks to make an even better team.
    
    Phoenix Suns
    ------------
    
    They have an outside shot at the playoffs, but I gut them. I trade away all 
    their good players (Nash, Hill, Carter, Brooks, Gortat, Pietrus, Dudley, 
    Childress, Frye, Warrick) for young players or draft picks. Let's face it: 
    they have a small small chance of winning a championship with their current 
    team. But that's basically it - gut the team and rebuild.
    
    Portland Trail Blazers
    ----------------------
    
    This team doesn't need ANY work. They can win a championship right now 
    without doing anything. With that said, you can't trade away your old players 
    for worse young ones because you just might win it this year. This is not a 
    fun association to play or manage, because all you have to do is simulate 
    seasons.
    
    Golden State Warriors
    ---------------------
    
    Believe it or not, the Warriors have a lot going for them. Ellis, Curry, and 
    Lee are all offensive powerhouses. You might make the playoffs with this 
    team, but to really make it to the finals and win you will need to get some 
    defense. Also, you need a real Center, so get Hibbert if you can (either by 
    trading for him with free agents from after the first season or by signing 
    him from free agency yourself).
    
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         3. Meet the Players
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    Legend
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                Player: Player's name
                Rating: Player's Rating (Trade value in stars)
              Position: What is the player's position?
                    In: How good is the player at shooting inside?
                   Out: How good is the player at shooting outside?
     Perimeter Defense: How good is the player's outside defense?
          Post Defense: How good is the player's inside defense?
         Ball Handling: How good is the player at protecting/dribbling the ball.
            Rebounding: What are the player's rebounding skills?
       Basketball I.Q.: What is the player's overall knowledge for the game?
           Athleticism: How athletic is the player?
             Potential: How much better will the player get?
       Play for Winner: What are the player's championship aspirations? 
                        -Important for re/signing.
    Financial Security: What does the player think about money? -Important for 
                        re/signing.
               Loyalty: What is the player's loyalty? -Important for re/signing.
           Personality: What is the player's personality? -Important because of 
                        team chemistry.
                Height: What is the player's height? -Important because you can't
                        shoot too well if you're too short.
                Weight: What is the player's weight? -Important especially for 
                        big men so they can post up well.
                   Age: What is the player's age? -Important because older 
                        players' ratings decrease.
       Salary for Year: What is the salary for the 2010-2011 year?
          Total Salary: What is the total salary of the player with options?
    
    [My personal comments about the player in regards to association mode 
    (salary, ability, the player's contract thoughts, what they will do in 
    signing and options, what you should do with the player once their contract 
    is up, etc.).]
    
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    Philadelphia 76ers
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    87 - Andre Iguodala
    79 - Jrue Holiday
    78 - Elton Brand
    75 - Thaddeus Young
    73 - Louis Williams
    71 - Marreese Speights
    70 - Evan Turner
    68 - Andres Nocioni
    66 - Spencer Hawes
    66 - Antonio Daniels
    65 - Darius Songaila
    65 - Craig Brackins
    64 - Jodie Meeks
    58 - Jason Kapono
    57 - Tony Battie
    
    
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                Player: Andre Iguodala
                Rating: 87 (Four Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 207 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $12.35M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $40.60M with $15.90M player option
    
    He's definitely worth keeping, but I normally trade him and Evan Turner for 
    Tyreke Evans. This decision is threefold: Evans turns into a more dominant 
    player (low to mid 90s rated), Evans is much younger and we need to be young 
    for this team, and Iguodala's rating does not go up much, if anything at all. 
    Iguodala also has a player option when he's at/a little passed his prime.
    
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                Player: Jrue Holiday
                Rating: 79 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $1.63M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.37M with $2.67M team option
    
    Holiday is one of the best players on the team now. He has great defense, 
    ball handling, and can shoot decently. Even though he has slightly below 
    average potential, he usually jumps up 4-5 points in overall rating after the 
    first year because he gets so many touches.
    
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                Player: Elton Brand
                Rating: 78 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 254 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $15.96M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $51.18M
    
    As good as he is or was, I trade him right away. He goes down in rating after 
    the first year and he has a large salary. You could hold onto him for a year 
    or two, but then he would probably be only one star in trade value. A good 
    player if you keep him, though: high IQ and inside shooting.
    
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                Player: Thaddeus Young
                Rating: 75 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.90M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.90M
    
    Another young player on the 76ers with a good chance to become a good to 
    great player. Young wants a big contract at the end of the season, though, so 
    you might want to swap him for Wilson Chandler via not resigning him or, 
    better yet, trading him for a player with years at the trade deadline.
    
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                Player: Louis Williams
                Rating: 73 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 173 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $5.45M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $17.75M
    
    I always keep him because he has three years and he is young. He does, 
    however, play the same position as Holiday, and his secondary position is 
    Iguodala's, so he won't get much playing time. It is worth considering 
    trading him and Brand for a better power forward, but Williams does go up in 
    value to his contract year, so you might want to hold onto him to that time.
    
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                Player: Marreese Speights
                Rating: 71 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.77M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.49M
    
    Speights is good for a Center and he has two years on his contract. He goes 
    up a little in overall rating each year if he gets playing time. Most of the 
    time, he chooses to resign with the team during the resigning period. This is 
    a good thing because he's a pretty valuable Center.
    
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                Player: Evan Turner
                Rating: 70 (Four Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $4.60M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $9.95M with $11.87M 2 year team option
    
    Turner lost six points in rating since the start of the season, so you know 
    something must be up. He's still great in this game, though, and has an A 
    potential which helps him get to four star value. I usually trade him and 
    Iguodala for Evans, but it's also good to hold onto him because he develops 
    into a low 80s/high 70s player.
    
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                Player: Andres Nocioni
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $6.85M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $13.50M with $7.50M team option
    
    I trade him right away. His contract is ugly and he's not very good. If, for 
    some strange reason, you decide to hold onto him, don't exercise the team 
    option because you can get him for much less. He goes down in overall rating, 
    too. To top that off, he's unpredictable.
    
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                Player: Spencer Hawes
                Rating: 66 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.97M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.97M
    
    Another good young Center on the 76ers, Hawes only has a year left on his 
    contract, so it's worth considering trading him for a comparable player with 
    years. I've seen Hawes go into free agency, too, so don't expect that 
    "Loyal" ambition to hold up.
    
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                Player: Antonio Daniels
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $1.23M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.23M
    
    I keep him on the team but I don't resign him unless I need an extra spot. 
    He's too old.
    
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                Player: Darius Songaila
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 248 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $4.82M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.82M
    
    Same as before, only now we lose some cap space after the first year.
    
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                Player: Craig Brackins
                Rating: 65 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B_
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.31M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.71M with $3.89M 2 YR Team Option
    
    He's a good young player. I keep him and watch him develop into a mid-70s 
    player, then trade him before he wants money.
    
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                Player: Jodie Meeks
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 208 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    Really not worth keeping with that potential. Good for a reserve, though.
    
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                Player: Jason Kapono
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $6.64M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $6.64M
    
    Bad player (in the game) who frees up cap space after the year. Goodie!
    
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                Player: Tony Battie
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    The worst player on the team. He's old, so don't resign him.
    
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    Charlotte Bobcats
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    84 - Stephen Jackson
    74 - D.J. Augustin
    71 - Tyrus Thomas
    70 - Gerald Henderson
    70 - Boris Diaw
    67 - Joel Przybilla
    63 - Eduardo Najera
    63 - Garrett Temple
    63 - Dominic McGuire
    62 - Kwame Brown
    61 - Dante Cunningham
    61 - D.J. White
    60 - Shaun Livingston
    58 - Desagana Diop
    55 - Matt Carroll
    
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                Player: Stephen Jackson
                Rating: 84 (Three Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $8.45M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $27.77M
    
    Despite being a good player, I always trade him in the first year. He has the 
    most trade value then and he only goes down in overall rating. He also has a 
    moderately sized contract for his age.
    
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                Player: D.J. Augustin
                Rating: 74 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.54M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.78M
    
    I always keep him. He has great potential, he is inexpensive, and very loyal.
    
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                Player: Tyrus Thomas
                Rating: 71 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $6.61M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $40.00
    
    This one's a tossup, but I normall keep Thomas. Despite a big contract for 
    his age, he does develop into a high 70s player before his contract is up.
    
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                Player: Gerald Henderson
                Rating: 70 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.10M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.36M with $3.10M 1 YR team option
    
    Another player I always keep. He gets the starting job when Jackson is 
    traded.
    
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                Player: Boris Diaw
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $9.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $18.00M
    
    He is a player I always trade because he takes up too much cap space.
    
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                Player: Joel Przybilla
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $7.41M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $7.41M
    
    I just let his expiring contract run out and don't resign him unless he wants 
    next to nothing.
    
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                Player: Eduardo Najera
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $2.80M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.40M
    
    This one's another tossup; you can keep him and his big salary (for his 
    rating) for the two years and trade him away right away to free up cap space.
    
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                Player: Garrett Temple
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    Resign him because he's better than most second round pick players you can 
    draft. (Just don't give him too many years.)
    
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                Player: Dominic McGuire
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: D
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $885K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $885K
    
    Another player moderately worth resigning because he's better than a second 
    round pick you get in the draft.
    
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                Player: Kwame Brown
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 270 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $1.23M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.23M
    
    I just don't like Kwame Brown, but let's see the facts: he's going to be 
    passed his prime after this year and he's only good at rebounding. Don't 
    resign him.
    
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                Player: Dante Cunningham
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    I resign him - better than a second round pick.
    
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                Player: D.J. White
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 251 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $1.11M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.11M with $2.00M 1 YR team option
    
    I don't exercise his option.
    
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                Player: Shaun Livingston
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $3.50M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $7.00M
    
    I trade him away because he has two years on a $7.00M contract.
    
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                Player: Desagana Diop
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: D+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 280 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $6.48M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $13.40M with $7.37M player option
    
    Definitely trade him away. His contract is just too much.
    
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                Player: Matt Carroll
                Rating: 55 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 213 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $4.30M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $8.20M with $3.50M player option
    
    Same as the last guy (trade him right away), only not as an exaggerated a 
    contract as the last guy.
    
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    84 - Andrew Bogut
    78 - Brandon Jennings
    74 - Corey Maggette
    74 - John Salmons
    73 - Michael Redd
    71 - Chris Douglas-Roberts
    70 - Earl Boykins
    70 - Luc Richard Mbah A Moute
    70 - Drew Gooden
    69 - Keyon Dooling
    69 - Ersan Ilyasova
    68 - Carlos Delfino
    65 - Larry Sanders
    53 - Jon Brockman
    
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                Player: Andrew Bogut
                Rating: 84 (Four Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: A
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $11.05M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $50.50M
    
    I keep him because he's good and one of the best Centers money can afford.
    
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                Player: Brandon Jennings
                Rating: 78 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 169 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $2.33M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.82M with $3.18M 1 YR team option
    
    Good when you have him, but he has a nasty reputation in the game of testing 
    free agency instead of resigning with you.
    
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                Player: Corey Maggette
                Rating: 74 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $9.60M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $30.79M
    
    I trade him right away; he's worth something, he has an expensive contract, 
    and his rating will only go down.
    
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                Player: John Salmons
                Rating: 74 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 207 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $8.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $32.16M with $7.00M 1 YR team option
    
    Another player I trade right away because he's worth something, he has a big 
    contract, and his rating only goes down.
    
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                Player: Michael Redd
                Rating: 73 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $18.30M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $18.30M
    
    Not much to get for him because his contract is so darn big, so I just let 
    his one year contract expire.
    
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                Player: Chris Douglas-Roberts
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
    Resign him for cheap if possible.
    
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                Player: Earl Boykins
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 5'5"
                Weight: 133 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Let him go - he's old.
    
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                Player: Luc Richard Mbah A Moute
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
    Try to keep him - fairly young/mid aged and average potential with good D.
    
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                Player: Drew Gooden
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $5.76M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $32.00M
    
    Trade him away - long, expensive contract.
    
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                Player: Keyon Dooling
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $2.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.16M
    
    Trade him, too, right away because of his contract.
    
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                Player: Ersan Ilyasova
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $2.32M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.86M
    
    An obvious keep - young and good potential.
    
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                Player: Carlos Delfino
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $3.50M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.50M with $3.50M team option
    
    Don't exercise the team option and let him go - too old.
    
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                Player: Larry Sanders
                Rating: 65 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.73M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.59M with $5.04M 2 YR team option
    
    You'll have him for a while, but try to resign him when the contract is up.
    
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                Player: Jon Brockman
                Rating: 53 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: D+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $2.65M
    
    Just there to take up space, I guess.
    
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    91 - Derrick Rose
    85 - Carlos Boozer
    82 - Joakim Noah
    79 - Luol Deng
    75 - Taj Gibson
    71 - Ronnie Brewer
    68 - Kurt Thomas
    68 - Keith Bogans
    68 - C.J. Watson
    65 - Kyle Korver
    62 - Jannero Pargo
    61 - Rasual Butler
    59 - Omer Asik
    48 - John Lucas
    44 - Brian Scalabrine
    
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                Player: Derrick Rose
                Rating: 91 (Five Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: A+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: A-
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $5.55M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $12.54M
    
    The star of the team, an obvious keeper, and he never goes to free agency. 
    This is good if you're playing as the Bulls, bad if you're playing as any 
    other team.
    
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                Player: Carlos Boozer
                Rating: 85 (Four Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 266 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $14.40M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $75.00M
    
    Big contract, but a highly rated player. His rating doesn't go down THAT much 
    by the end of his contract. I keep him.
    
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                Player: Joakim Noah
                Rating: 82 (Four Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: A
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 232 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $3.13M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $63.63M
    
    An obvious keeper. You have him for six years now, too, which is a major 
    plus.
    
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                Player: Luol Deng
                Rating: 79 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $11.36M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $51.34M
    
    His D could be better, but he's a great offensive player and seemingly much 
    better in the game than rea life. I always keep him despite his big contract.
    
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                Player: Taj Gibson
                Rating: 75 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $1.12M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.31M with $2.16M 1 YR team option
    
    Perhaps you could trade him away during his final (option) year, but he's 
    just another all-around good player on the Bulls that you want to keep.
    
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                Player: Ronnie Brewer
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 227 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $4.79M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $13.87M
    
    Great D makes this an easy choice: a keeper.
    
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                Player: Kurt Thomas
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 38
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Old, but if his rating stays up and only goes down marginally, sign him to a 
    one year deal.
    
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                Player: Keith Bogans
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $1.60M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.33M
    
    I always swap him and Brewer so Brewer is starting. This makes Bogans mad, 
    but he's not too good. I hold onto him until the end of his contract, though.
    
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                Player: C.J. Watson
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $3.10M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $6.50M with $3.70M 1 YR team option
    
    He's a good player and worth keeping.
    
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                Player: Kyle Korver
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: A
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 212 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $5.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $15.00M
    
    A tossup; I normall keep him for his three point ability despite the fact he 
    has a mid-sized contract and he will be old by the end of it.
    
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                Player: Jannero Pargo
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $1.19M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.19M
    
    Let his contract expire and only resign him if he's cheap.
    
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                Player: Rasual Butler
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Good shooter, but again only keep him if he's cheap; he's old.
    
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                Player: Omer Asik
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $1.72M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $5.90M
    
    His contract is just small enough to not warrant a trade.
    
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                Player: John Lucas
                Rating: 48 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: F
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: D-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 5'11"
                Weight: 165 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $884K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $884K
    
    You can find a better player in the D-League or free agency list.
    
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                Player: Brian Scalabrine
                Rating: 44 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: D-
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: F
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.23M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.23M
    
    Again, a better player can be found in the D-League.
    
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    79 - Antawn Jamison
    78 - Baron Davis
    75 - J.J. Hickson
    73 - Ramon Sessions
    72 - Anderson Varejao
    69 - Anthony Parker
    68 - Joey Graham
    67 - Alonzo Gee
    64 - Samardo Samuels
    62 - Manny Harris
    61 - Daniel Gibson
    58 - Semih Erden
    58 - Luke Harangody
    56 - Christian Eyenga
    54 - Ryan Hollins
    
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                Player: Antawn Jamison
                Rating: 79 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: A-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Lotal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $13.36M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $28.44M
    
    He is a great shooter, that's for sure, but he's too old and worth some value 
    so I trade him right away. He also has a big contract, although he only has a 
    couple of years on it.
    
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                Player: Baron Davis
                Rating: 78 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Lotal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $13.05M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $41.85M
    
    Another player I try to trade right away while he's worth something.
    
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                Player: J.J. Hickson
                Rating: 75 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 242 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.53M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.88M
    
    Definite keep; the Cavaliers' good young player.
    
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                Player: Ramon Sessions
                Rating: 73 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $3.96M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $12.77M
    
    Another player I keep, and you need to trade him during your last year or you 
    will probably lose him.
    
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                Player: Anderson Varejao
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $7.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $32.20M with $9.80M 1 YR team option
    
    I trade him immediately; big contract and aging.
    
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                Player: Anthony Parker
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $2.86M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.86M
    
    Keep him on the team and resign him if he doesn't want much money.
    
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                Player: Joey Graham
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 228 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $993K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.10M
    
    Let his contract run out and don't resign him unless he's affordable.
    
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                Player: Alonzo Gee
                Rating: 67 (One and Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    I trade him for something because his financial security scares me.
    
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                Player: Samardo Samuels
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $500K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.29M
    
    No potential means he's just taking up space, but we need people to take up 
    space who are mediocre so keep him.
    
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                Player: Manny Harris
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.26M
    
    Another "take up space" young guy, but this one has better potential.
    
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                Player: Daniel Gibson
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $4.01M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $13.21M
    
    I trade him; we won't really need his outside ability because we will suck 
    the first few years.
    
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                Player: Semih Erden
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.26M
    
    The epitome of "taking up space because we need it right now."
    
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                Player: Luke Harangody
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 251 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $438K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.23M
    
    I send him down to the D-League normally to pick up some free agents, but his 
    shooting ability is mighty good.
    
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                Player: Christian Eyenga
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.02M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.12M with $3.29M 2 YR team option
    
    Some potential, but I D-League him.
    
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                Player: Ryan Hollins
                Rating: 54 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: D
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $2.33M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.33M with $2.48M 1 YR player option
    
    Trade him away if you can (because of the player option).
    
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    87 - Rajon Rondo
    84 - Paul Pierce
    83 - Kevin Garnett
    81 - Ray Allen
    78 - Jeff Green
    77 - Shaquille O'Neal
    74 - Jermaine O'Neal
    72 - Troy Murphy
    72 - Glen Davis
    71 - Delonte West
    65 - Avery Bradley
    64 - Carlos Arroyo
    61 - Von Wafer
    59 - Nenad Krstic
    57 - Sasha Pavlovic
    
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                Player: Rajon Rondo
                Rating: 87 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 171 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $9.00M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $55.00M
    
    The young star of the team; definitely don't trade - he has a great contract 
    for his value. I've seen him mature into the low 90s.
    
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                Player: Paul Pierce
                Rating: 84 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: B+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $13.88M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $61.33M
    
    Major LOL if you trade him, so don't do it. He's still good, and even though 
    he gets worse, we don't want to break up the big three. Especially in the 
    first few years when they have a good chance to win the championship.
    
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                Player: Kevin Garnett
                Rating: 83 (Three Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 253 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $18.80M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $40.00M
    
    Another piece in the big three (or big four now), definitely don't trade him.
    
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                Player: Ray Allen
                Rating: 81 (Three Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: A
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $10.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $20.00M
    
    The final piece, though lower, is still a great player, with terrific outside 
    game. I resign him on principle alone.
    
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                Player: Jeff Green
                Rating: 78 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $4.46M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.46M
    
    I resign him. He's good and because you're over the cap, you can't get much 
    better.
    
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                Player: Shaquille O'Neal
                Rating: 77 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 325 pounds
                   Age: 38
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.75M
    
    He often retires after the first year (and did retire that year in real 
    life), but he's still a great Center so keep him for a playoff run.
    
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                Player: Jermaine O'Neal
                Rating: 74 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B+
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 258 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $5.76M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $12.56M
    
    Definitely keep; good Centers are hard to come by in this game.
    
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                Player: Troy Murphy
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $11.97M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $11.97M
    
    Great scorer. Keep him if you can haggle the money lower.
    
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                Player: Glen Davis
                Rating: 72 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 289 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $3.30M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.30M
    
    This one's up to your discretion; I keep him and don't trade him at the 
    beginning of the first year (as I do most of the Celtics' players) but he has 
    a one year contract and he is rather expressive. This hurts your team 
    chemistry.
    
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                Player: Delonte West
                Rating: 71 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $1.07M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.07M
    
    Since he's so cheap, keep him for this year. If he wants more money during 
    resigning/free agency, give it to him if you've kept the rest of the team 
    together.
    
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                Player: Avery Bradley
                Rating: 65 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 19
       Salary for Year: $1.42M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.94M with $4.14 2 YR team option
    
    The team's rookie, he's actually a pretty damn good player from the get-go. 
    You could, however, trade him straight off for someone who can perform right 
    now. This will help you win a championship immediately. But, then again, you 
    need him for the future with Rondo.
    
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                Player: Carlos Arroyo
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 202 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $1.22M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.22M
    
    Not a player I personally resign.
    
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                Player: Von Wafer
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $916K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $916K
    
    Because he's unpredictable, I don't resign him.
    
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                Player: Nenad Krstic
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $5.80M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $5.80M
    
    Too bad of a player in this game to warrant a resign.
    
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                Player: Sasha Pavlovic
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $1.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.15M
    
    Another player who shouldn't be on a championship team.
    
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    86 - Blake Griffin
    84 - Eric Gordon
    79 - Chris Kaman
    76 - Mo Williams
    72 - Al-Farouq Aminu
    70 - Randy Foye
    68 - Eric Bledsoe
    66 - Jamario Moon
    66 - Ryan Gomes
    66 - Deandre Jordan
    62 - Craig Smith
    59 - Willie Warren
    56 - Ike Diogu
    54 - Brian Cook
    
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                Player: Blake Griffin
                Rating: 86 (Five Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 251 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $5.36M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $11.09M with $7.23M 1 YR team option
    
    The team's star, he always seems to let the team resign him. He just gets 
    better and better, too.
    
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                Player: Eric Gordon
                Rating: 84 (Four Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $3.02M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $6.85M
    
    He might go to free agency, so you should consider trading him for something 
    during his last year. He also doesn't go up much in overall rating.
    
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                Player: Chris Kaman
                Rating: 79 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $11.30M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $23.50M
    
    I trade him right away. Despite being a Center, he is getting old.
    
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                Player: Mo Williams
                Rating: 76 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $9.30M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $17.80M with $8.50M 1 YR player option
    
    Another player I trade right away. We have Bledsoe, and little chance to win 
    it in the first few years, so why do we need a big contract for the same 
    position?
    
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                Player: Al-Farouq Aminu
                Rating: 72 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $2.56M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.32M with $6.72M 2 YR team option
    
    A definite keeper. He's a rookie so your reward points skyrocket.
    
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                Player: Randy Foye
                Rating: 70 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 213 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $4.25M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $8.50M
    
    I trade him because his contract is big for his rating and he has some trade 
    value.
    
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                Player: Eric Bledsoe
                Rating: 68 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $1.49M
          Total Salary: 2 YR | $3.08M with $4.34M 2 YR team option
    
    Definite keeper. He is a big piece to your future championship team.
    
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                Player: Jamario Moon
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $2.97M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $6.16M
    
    Trade away if possible and don't give him much money if you happen get to 
    resign period with him.
    
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                Player: Ryan Gomes
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $12.00M
    
    Trade right off; too much money for the overall rating.
    
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                Player: Deandre Jordan
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
    Resign if possible, or trade him beforehand.
    
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                Player: Craig Smith
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $2.30M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.30M
    
    Borderline resign, just not to many years.
    
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                Player: Willie Warren
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 203 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K with $789K 1 YR team option
    
    Exercise the option to secure an extra spot.
    
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                Player: Ike Diogu
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $1.31M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.31M
    
    I don't resign him because he's too bad even at his prime.
    
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                Player: Brian Cook
                Rating: 54 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $1.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.15M with $1.27M 1 YR player option
    
    No point in exercising the option when you can get a better play in the D-
    League (who is younger) for less money.
    
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    87 - Rudy Gay
    81 - Zach Randolph
    78 - Michael Conley
    77 - Marc Gasol
    77 - O.J. Mayo
    76 - Shane Battier
    72 - Tony Allen
    71 - Darrell Arthur
    66 - Xavier Henry
    66 - Ishmael Smith
    65 - Leon Powe
    65 - Sam Young
    57 - Greivis Vasquez
    54 - Hamed Haddadi
    
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                Player: Rudy Gay
                Rating: 87 (Four Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: B
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 222 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $13.60M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $82.30M
    
    Star of the team and fairly young. I always keep him by principle.
    
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                Player: Zach Randolph
                Rating: 81 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $17.33M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $17.33M
    
    I trade him away because he's not loyal and won't resign. I trade him for 
    David Lee/Dorell Wright.
    
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                Player: Michael Conley
                Rating: 78 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $4.91M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $44.91M
    
    Luckily they locked him up, so you have a good point guard for quite a while.
    
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                Player: Marc Gasol
                Rating: 77 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B+
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $3.48M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.48M
    
    Big, big, big offseason resign for you to perform with him.
    
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                Player: O.J. Mayo
                Rating: 77 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $4.46M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $10.09M
    
    Resign when the contract expires; he's just too good and worth too much.
    
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                Player: Shane Battier
                Rating: 76 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $7.36M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $7.36M
    
    Ugh... this one's a tossup. I normally keep him because we might make a run, 
    but he has some trade value so you can get a good young player by trading. If 
    it looks like you won't win anything, trade him for someone young.
    
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                Player: Tony Allen
                Rating: 72 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 213 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $9.45M
    
    A player with good D, because he's unpredictable you don't want to resign 
    him.
    
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                Player: Darrell Arthur
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.12M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.15M
    
    Definite keeper - young and highly rated for his age.
    
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                Player: Xavier Henry
                Rating: 66
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 19
       Salary for Year: $2.02M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.19M with $2.32M/$3.20M 2 YR team option
    
    The rook, definite keep. He develops into a good player in the 70s.
    
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                Player: Ishmael Smith
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.26M
    
    Another keeper - you just need to work on his offense majorly.
    
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                Player: Leon Powe
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $916K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $916K
    
    Let him go unless he doesn't want much money.
    
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                Player: Sam Young
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $886K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $886K
    
    Overall decent player; resign if he's cheap.
    
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                Player: Greivis Vasquez
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.04M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.15M with $1.19M/$2.15M 2 YR team option
    
    Rated too low to use the team option.
    
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                Player: Hamed Haddadi
                Rating: 54 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'2"
                Weight: 254 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $1.60M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.60M
    
    Just there to take up space in this game.
    
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    86 - Josh Smith
    85 - Joe Johnson
    82 - Al Horford
    78 - Jamal Crawford
    75 - Kirk Hinrich
    66 - Marvin Williams
    65 - Zaza Pachulia
    64 - Josh Powell
    63 - Jeff Teague
    61 - Etan Thomas
    60 - Damien Wilkins
    58 - Hilton Armstrong
    52 - Pape Sy
    51 - Jason Collins
    
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                Player: Josh Smith
                Rating: 86 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $11.60M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $37.20M
    
    Just a great player all around, definitely keep him even though he's 
    "unpredictable." He seems to always enter free agency after the end of his 
    contract, however, so see what you can get for him during his last year. He 
    sometimes wins defensive player of the year, too.
    
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                Player: Joe Johnson
                Rating: 85 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $16.33M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $123.66M
    
    Another great player - I think there is a big difference between a high 70s 
    and mid 80s player, and this is the distinction right here. He won't become a 
    low 70s player by the end of his contract and might even stay above 80 
    depending on how he is developed/ages.
    
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                Player: Al Horford
                Rating: 82 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B+
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $5.45M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $65.94M
    
    Probably the best player on the team if you take into account position, and 
    he's locked up for six years! He develops even more until he turns 27-28, 
    about the high 80s. Definitely keep him if you decide to continue after his 
    contract because he is so valuable as a Center and he is apart of your core 
    team.
    
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                Player: Jamal Crawford
                Rating: 78 (Three Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $10.08M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $10.08M
    
    Since the Hawks are contenders, I always keep him for the first year. He's a 
    great shooter. However, if you think you won't get by the Heat or Celtics, 
    consider trading his three stars for a player with years and a comparable age 
    with the squad (mid 20s).
    
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                Player: Kirk Hinrich
                Rating: 75 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $9.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $17.00M
    
    Big contract, but he's actually kind of worth it with his defense. I stick 
    with him because we can't sign free agents, anyway, since we will be above 
    the cap.
    
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                Player: Marvin Williams
                Rating: 66 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $6.71M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $22.50M with $7.50M 1 YR player option
    
    Ugh... bad bad contract. You can deal him or keep him, your choice.
    
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                Player: Zaza Pachulia
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 275 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $4.25M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $14.25M
    
    Another bad contract. I usually deal him to another team.
    
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                Player: Josh Powell
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $1.10M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.10M
    
    Resign him if he wants little money/years.
    
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                Player: Jeff Teague
                Rating: 63
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.48M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.06M with $2.43M 1 YR team option
    
    A big part of your future, I always keep him. He develops into a 70s player.
    
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                Player: Etan Thomas
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.22M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.22M
    
    Old and not good... let him go after the year.
    
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                Player: Damien Wilkins
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $1.31M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.31M
    
    Another middle aged/old guy who isn't very good. Let his contract expire and 
    don't resign him - you can get better in the D-League or second round of the 
    draft.
    
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                Player: Hilton Armstrong
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: D-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $993K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $993K
    
    Let him go, also.
    
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                Player: Pape Sy
                Rating: 52 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Definitely let him go - you can get better in the D-League during the 
    offseason.
    
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                Player: Jason Collins
                Rating: 51 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: D+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Old and very bad, definitely don't resign him.
    
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    96 - LeBron James
    96 - Dwyane Wade
    83 - Chris Bosh
    71 - Udonis Haslem
    71 - Mike Bibby
    70 - Mike Miller
    70 - Zydranus Ilgauskas
    69 - Mario Chalmers
    65 - Eddie House
    60 - Juwan Howard
    60 - Erick Dampier
    58 - Joel Anthony
    58 - James Jones
    57 - Jamaal Magloire
    50 - Dexter Pittman
    
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                Player: LeBron James
                Rating: 96 (Five Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A+
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: A-
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $14.50M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $87.73M with $22.11M player option
    
    It's King James. 'Nuff said. He never exercises the player option and he 
    wants another monster contract (5 yrs, 120 million around), but you can't 
    trade him because he's, well, the MVP - he can win one even in his last year 
    with you.
    
    Also, get him if you haven't won a championship after five years - he's still 
    rated around a 95 and becomes MVP of his new team if he has something to work 
    with.
    
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                Player: Dwyane Wade
                Rating: 96 (Five Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $14.20M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $85.91M with $21.66M player option
    
    His rating does get a little lower, but he's extremely loyal and always 
    exercises his player option.
    
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                Player: Chris Bosh
                Rating: 83 (Four Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $14.50M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $87.73M with $22.11M player option
    
    Never exercises his player option. Not as good since the beginning of the 
    year. Hard to resign.
    
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                Player: Udonis Haslem
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $3.50M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $15.68M with $4.62M player option
    
    Overall rating goes down fast. Trade him before his player option (which he 
    will exercise).
    
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                Player: Mike Bibby
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Your floor general, you basically can't trade him. Mario Chalmers replaces 
    him in year to come, however.
    
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                Player: Mike Miller
                Rating: 70 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 218 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $5.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $22.40M with $6.60M player option
    
    Another Heat player with a bad contract who is old... you can either deal him 
    right away (you won't get much) or just stick with him.
    
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                Player: Zydrunas Ilgauskas
                Rating: 70 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'3"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M with $1.40M player option
    
    He always retires after his contract. He's a good Center, too, and cheap.
    
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                Player: Mario Chalmers
                Rating: 69 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $847K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $847K
    
    Definitely resign him - he is your future point guard! He gets to around the 
    mid 70s in overall rating.
    
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                Player: Eddie House
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M with $1.40M player option
    
    Keep him because of his outside scoring. He accepts the player option.
    
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                Player: Juwan Howard
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 253 pounds
                   Age: 37
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Pretty good for being 60 rated, he will either retire or want a small 
    contract.
    
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                Player: Erick Dampier
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Put on the Heat for rebounding and defense, he's not very good and won't get 
    the minutes to have an impact. Don't resign.
    
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                Player: Joel Anthony
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $3.30M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $14.45M with $3.80M player option
    
    Big contract for a bad player - try to deal him if you can.
    
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                Player: James Jones
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: F
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $1.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.15M with $1.27M player option
    
    Great outside shooter. He accepts the option sometimes.
    
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                Player: Jamaal Magloire
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    "Not Loyal" means he will test free agency. ;)
    
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                Player: Dexter Pittman
                Rating: 50 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 290 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    You can find better in the D-League.
    
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    94 - Chris Paul
    78 - Emeka Okafor
    76 - David West
    75 - Trevor Ariza
    74 - Carl Landry
    69 - Jarrett Jack
    69 - Willie Green
    66 - Marco Belinelli
    62 - Marcus Banks
    62 - Quincy Pondexter
    59 - Jason Smith
    58 - Aaron Gray
    57 - David Andersen
    56 - Patrick Ewing Jr
    51 - DJ Mbenga
    
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                Player: Chris Paul
                Rating: 94 (Five Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $15.20M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $31.85M with $18.09M player option
    
    Never accepts the option, but sometimes you can resign him before free 
    agency. It's pretty much a free-for-all once he reaches free agency, though. 
    If it looks like he won't resign at all, deal him at the trade deadline for a 
    young player.
    
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                Player: Emeka Okafor
                Rating: 78 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $11.54M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $52.17M
    
    Ugh... he's a tough call because he's 28 and has a big contract, but I keep 
    him because he's a Center and a presence inside.
    
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                Player: David West
                Rating: 76 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $8.29M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $8.29M with $7.53M player option
    
    Just a plain good scorer. He is, however, "Expressive" so he isn't worth the 
    trouble to resign, especially when you consider his age.
    
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                Player: Trevor Ariza
                Rating: 75 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $6.32M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $28.10M
    
    Longish contract, definitely keep him until the end.
    
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                Player: Carl Landry
                Rating: 74 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: A-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 248 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.00M
    
    I don't know why they traded away Marcus Thornton for him, but he can be 
    resigned. The only problem is he'll want money at 28, so trade him for a 
    comparable player with years on his contract.
    
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                Player: Jarrett Jack
                Rating: 69 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 197 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $4.86M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $15.66M
    
    Keep. Great potential even though old.
    
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                Player: Willie Green
                Rating: 69 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 201 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $3.98M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.98M
    
    Trade away because he has one year left.
    
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                Player: Marco Belinelli
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.38M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.38M
    
    I keep him for his prime years if he doesn't want much money.
    
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                Player: Marcus Banks
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $4.75M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.75M
    
    Let him go. Too old.
    
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                Player: Quincy Pondexter
                Rating: 62 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.07M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.23M with $1.23M/$2.22M 2 YR team option
    
    He's a rookie, so he has a ton of years on his contract. He won't develop 
    that much, but it's good to hold onto him.
    
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                Player: Jason Smith
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.19M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.19M
    
    You can find better in D-League.
    
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                Player: Aaron Gray
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 270 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $1.06M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.06M with $1.13M player option
    
    He'll accept the option so get ready for another year with him.
    
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                Player: David Andersen
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $2.50M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.50M with $2.70M team option
    
    Another one that will definitely accept his option. I suggest trading him 
    right away.
    
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                Player: Patrick Ewing Jr
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    You can find better/younger in the D-League.
    
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                Player: DJ Mbenga
                Rating: 51 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: F
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $1.07M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.07M
    
    You can find better/much younger in D-League.
    
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    83 - Al Jefferson
    80 - Paul Milsap
    80 - Devin Harris
    75 - Mehmet Okur
    75 - Andrei Kirilenko
    73 - Derrick Favors
    70 - Raja Bell
    69 - C.J. Miles
    64 - Earl Watson
    64 - Gordon Hayward
    63 - Ronnie Price
    61 - Francisco Elson
    59 - Kyle Weaver
    57 - Jeremy Evans
    49 - Kyrylo Fesenko
    
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                Player: Al Jefferson
                Rating: 83 (Five Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: A
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $13.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $42.00M
    
    I usually trade him for Tyreke Evans, but he's definitely great to keep too. 
    He has great game overall and especially for a Center he's very valuable. He 
    also has three years on his contract. If you hold onto him, there's a good 
    chance he will resign with you, too.
    
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                Player: Paul Millsap
                Rating: 80 (Three Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B+
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $6.20M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $20.10M
    
    If you held onto Jefferson chances are you'll hold onto Millsap, just like if 
    you DIDN'T hold onto Jefferson you probably won't hold onto Millsap. He's 
    good, but he's definitely hogging up Favors' minutes. Good contract for the 
    overall rating, though.
    
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                Player: Devin Harris
                Rating: 80 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $8.98M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $26.80M
    
    Floor general - he's older than others, but he's still good. I always trade 
    him to make the team young, but if you're going for a middle-aged team he's 
    great.
    
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                Player: Mehmet Okur
                Rating: 75 (Two Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 263 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $9.45M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $20.34M
    
    Versatile scorer for a Center. Contract's big but not long. Old.
    
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                Player: Andrei Kirilenko
                Rating: 75 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $17.82M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $17.82M
    
    Only one year on a huge contract. Passed his prime. Not loyal.
    
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                Player: Derrick Favors
                Rating: 73 (Five Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 246 pounds
                   Age: 19
       Salary for Year: $4.13M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $8.58M with $4.75M/$6.01M 2 YR team option
    
    The future star of your team. Treat him kindly with minutes and he'll resign 
    with you.
    
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                Player: Raja Bell
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $9.72M
    
    Trade away if you're going young, even trade away if you're going old because 
    of that contract.
    
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                Player: C.J. Miles
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 227 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $3.70M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.70M with $3.70M team option
    
    Bad potential makes him mediocre. It's a tossup whether to exercise his 
    option or not.
    
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                Player: Earl Watson
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $1.23M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.23M
    
    Old - don't resign, you can find better.
    
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                Player: Gordon Hayward
                Rating: 64 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 207 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $2.36M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.89M with $2.71M/$3.45M 2 YR team option
    
    Another good rookie player. He won't develop into anything passed mid-70s but 
    so you might want to trade him while his value is high.
    
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                Player: Ronnie Price
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 184 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $1.38M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.38M
    
    Not a very good player - you can find comparable in the D-League.
    
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                Player: Francisco Elson
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $1.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.15M
    
    Again, better can be found in the D-League.
    
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                Player: Kyle Weaver
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 201 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
    Pretty much average for D-League standards.
    
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                Player: Jeremy Evans
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 196 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.26M
    
    ^^. Also, nice small contract might keep him with you.
    
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                Player: Kyrylo Fesenko
                Rating: 49 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 280 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.09M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.09M
    
    He just has no skills in this game and you can find MUCH better in D-League.
    
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    81 - Tyreke Evans
    75 - Marcus Thornton
    74 - Demarcus Cousins
    71 - Jason Thompson
    70 - Samuel Dalembert
    69 - Freddy Garcia
    69 - Beno Udrih
    66 - Omri Casspi
    64 - Marquis Daniels
    62 - Jermaine Taylor
    62 - Donte Green
    60 - Eugene Jeter
    54 - Hassan Whiteside
    51 - Darnell Jackson
    
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                Player: Tyreke Evans
                Rating: 81 (Five Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $3.88M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.88M with $4.15M/$5.25M 2 YR team option
    
    The star of your team. He always seems to resign with you and does not enter 
    free agency.
    
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                Player: Marcus Thornton
                Rating: 75 (Three Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    He is unrestricted and will test free agency, so deal him.
    
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                Player: Demarcus Cousins
                Rating: 74 (Five Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 270 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $3.38M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $7.00M with $3.88M/$4.92M 2 YR team option
    
    Future star of your team. When his contract is up, he'll probably test free 
    agency but you should be able to get him still.
    
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                Player: Jason Thompson
                Rating: 71 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.18M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.18M with $3.00M team option
    
    Team option comes in handy here; exercise it and trade him the second year.
    
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                Player: Samuel Dalembert
                Rating: 70 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $12.20M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $12.20M
    
    I trade him right away while he still has trade value.
    
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                Player: Francisco Garcia
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $5.50M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $17.40M with $6.40M team option
    
    Obviously trade him because his contract is way too big.
    
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                Player: Beno Udrih
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $6.66M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $13.89M with $7.81M player option
    
    Same as Garcia, only worse. Definitely trade him away (even for nothing).
    
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                Player: Omri Casspi
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.25M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.25M with $1.34M/$2.28M 2 YR team option
    
    Good young player you should keep.
    
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                Player: Marquis Daniels
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $2.50M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.50M
    
    Let him go when his contract expires.
    
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                Player: Jermaine Taylor
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $781K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $781K with $884K/$942K 2 YR team option
    
    Exercise the two year option and try to keep him after that to take up space.
    
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                Player: Donte Greene
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 226 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.12M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.12M with $2.02M team option
    
    You can save money by NOT accepting his team option.
    
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                Player: Eugene Jeter
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 5'11"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K with $789K team option
    
    Too old to develop any, but he can still be useful as a reserve.
    
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                Player: Hassan Whiteside
                Rating: 54 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: D+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $730K
          Total Salary: 4 YR | $3.27M
    
    Only useful for trade value. He does have a nice contract, though.
    
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                Player: Darnell Jackson
                Rating: 51 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: F
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 253 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K with $1.09M team option
    
    You can find MUCH better in D-League for cheaper so don't accept the option.
    
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    92 - Carmelo Anthony
    88 - Amar'e Stoudemire
    82 - Chauncey Billups
    72 - Tony Douglas
    72 - Landry Fields
    68 - Roger Mason
    67 - Derrick Brown
    67 - Ronny Turiaf
    66 - Renaldo Balkman
    65 - Bill Walker
    63 - Shawne Williams
    62 - Jared Jeffries
    61 - Shelden Williams
    58 - Andy Rautins
    57 - Anthony Carter
    
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                Player: Carmelo Anthony
                Rating: 92 (Five Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: A-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $17.15M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $76.61M with $23.53M player option
    
    One of the team's stars, he hardly ever accepts his player option.
    
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                Player: Amar'e Stoudemire
                Rating: 88 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 249 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $16.49M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $99.75M
    
    The second unpredictable star, he's locked up until he's 32.
    
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                Player: Chauncey Billups
                Rating: 82 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 202 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $13.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $13.15M with $14.20M team option
    
    Don't accept the team option and resign him for much less if possible.
    
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                Player: Tony Douglas
                Rating: 72 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $1.07M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.22M with $2.07M team option
    
    Accept his team option and resign him after that year.
    
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                Player: Landry Fields
                Rating: 72 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.26M
    
    You might lose him to another team. (I always get him on other teams.) He 
    develops into a high 70s/low 80s player.
    
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                Player: Roger Mason
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 212 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $1.40M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.40M
    
    Old and decent. It's your choice. Just don't do anything long.
    
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                Player: Derrick Brown
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 227 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
    I would personally resign him because he is young.
    
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                Player: Ronny Turiaf
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $4.10M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.10M with $4.36M player option
    
    He usually accepts the player option. After that, not much worth the resign 
    unless you desperately need a Center.
    
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                Player: Renaldo Balkman
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 208 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $1.67M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $5.03M
    
    You'll have him for some of his prime years.
    
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                Player: Bill Walker
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K with $916K team option
    
    Accept the inexpensive team option.
    
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                Player: Shawne Williams
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $885K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $885K
    
    Tossup but his good offense makes it worth resigning.
    
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                Player: Jared Jeffries
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $1.23M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.23M
    
    Too old and mediocre to resign.
    
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                Player: Shelden Williams
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $916K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $916K
    
    No point in resigning unless you need a rebounding presence.
    
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                Player: Andy Rautins
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: F
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 194 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $600K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.39M
    
    He has a good contract. If he develops higher than a D-Leaguer, he might be 
    worth keeping around.
    
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                Player: Anthony Carter
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Let him go unless you are a championship team the year before/after.
    
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    95 - Kobe Bryant
    89 - Pau Gasol
    81 - Andrew Bynum
    79 - Lamar Odom
    78 - Shannon Brown
    76 - Ron Artest
    73 - Matt Barnes
    68 - Derek Fisher
    68 - Steve Blake
    66 - Devin Ebanks
    66 - Luke Walton
    63 - Derrick Caracter
    62 - Joe Smith
    60 - Theo Ratliff
    59 - Trey Johnson
    
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                Player: Kobe Bryant
                Rating: 95 (Five Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: A
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A+
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $24.81M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $108.21M
    
    What else can be said about Kobe Bryant? He's one of the greatest and in this 
    game is still very highly rated. He also has a large, long contract.
    
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                Player: Pau Gasol
                Rating: 89 (Four Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $17.82M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $74.82M
    
    A great player that is definitely worth the money.
    
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                Player: Andrew Bynum
                Rating: 81 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Bacl
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 285 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $13.84M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $29.00M with $16.47M team option
    
    Pretty much the future of the team. Always accept his team option.
    
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                Player: Lamar Odom
                Rating: 79 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $8.20M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $17.10M with $8.20M team option
    
    Odom's a good all-around player, so I take the option.
    
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                Player: Shannon Brown
                Rating: 78 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 211 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.20M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.20M with $2.40M player option
    
    Brown's ridiculously good since the update, so accepting the update is a no-
    brainer.
    
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                Player: Ron Artest
                Rating: 76 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $6.32M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $13.11M with $7.26M player option
    
    This contract's more ugly than Odom's, but still OK.
    
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                Player: Matt Barnes
                Rating: 73 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 226 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $1.76M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.76M with $1.90M player option
    
    No point in trading away a player on a true contending team.
    
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                Player: Derek Fisher
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 36
       Salary for Year: $3.70M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $7.10M with $3.40M player option
    
    Decent point guard. Can be replaced in the draft during his last years.
    
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                Player: Steve Blake
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 172 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $16.00M
    
    Kind of a badish contract, but he's worth it since he's your starting PG.
    
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                Player: Devin Ebanks
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K with $789K team option
    
    The rook, I accept the option and try to resign him afterward.
    
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                Player: Luke Walton
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $5.26M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $17.04M
    
    This was just a bad contract and continues to be a bad contract. The worst 
    part is there's not much to get for him.
    
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                Player: Derrick Caracter
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 275 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K with $789K team option
    
    The other decent rookie, I always accept the option.
    
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                Player: Joe Smith
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 35
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Barely above a D-Leaguer, he won't be worth it after the first season when 
    his overall rating declines.
    
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                Player: Theo Ratliff
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 37
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    This guy is really old and might retire.
    
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                Player: Trey Johnson
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 216 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    Tossup. You can find comparable in the D-League and his stats will start to 
    go down.
    
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    93 - Dwight Howard
    81 - Gilbert Arenas
    76 - Hedo Turkoglu
    75 - Jameer Nelson
    75 - Jason Richardson
    71 - Brandon Bass
    70 - Quentin Richardson
    69 - Chris Duhon
    66 - J.J. Redick
    65 - Ryan Andersen
    63 - Earl Clark
    59 - Daniel Orton
    58 - Malik Allen
    
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                Player: Dwight Howard
                Rating: 93 (Five Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: A+
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: A+
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $15.78M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $32.93M with $18.52M player option
    
    The star of the team and the best Center in the League, he's obviously worth 
    the resign. He usually accepts his player option.
    
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                Player: Gilbert Arenas
                Rating: 81 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $17.73M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $37.00M with $20.81M player option
    
    I usually trade him or Nelson because they are both point guards. He's maybe 
    better to trade because of his salary, even though there isn't much out there 
    for him.
    
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                Player: Hedo Turkoglu
                Rating: 76 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $9.80M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $31.80M with $12.20M player option
    
    I usually keep him on the team even though his rating goes down.
    
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                Player: Jameer Nelson
                Rating: 75 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $6.72M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $21.92M
    
    His contract keeps him in Orlando for a while.
    
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                Player: Jason Richardson
                Rating: 75 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $14.44M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $14.44M
    
    I usually resign him.
    
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                Player: Brandon Bass
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $8.00M with $4.00M player option
    
    Good player overall, worth the resign.
    
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                Player: Quentin Richardson
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $2.27M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $7.43M with $2.81M player option
    
    He'll be here for quite a while unless you trade him.
    
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                Player: Chris Duhon
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $3.25M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $14.31M
    
    Another player that's here for a while unless you trade him.
    
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                Player: J.J. Redick
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $7.50M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $20.00M
    
    Big contract for a mediocre player. He's a great shooter, though.
    
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                Player: Ryan Anderson
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.41M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.65M
    
    Good offense, horrible defense, I still resign him because he's young and a 
    65 overall.
    
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                Player: Earl Clark
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.90M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.90M with $2.03M/$3.01M 2 YR team option
    
    Definitely accept his 2 YR option.
    
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                Player: Daniel Orton
                Rating: 59 (Four Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $1.03M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.13M with $1.18M/$2.13M 2 YR team option
    
    Use for trade value. He won't get very high in rating if you hold onto him.
    
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                Player: Malik Allen
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    You can probably find a better D-Leaguer who is much younger.
    
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    85 - Dirk Nowitzki
    82 - Jason Kidd
    81 - Caron Butler
    78 - Jason Terry
    77 - Shawn Marion
    73 - Rodrigue Beaubois
    72 - Tyson Chandler
    71 - Brendan Haywood
    71 - Deshawn Stevenson
    70 - Corey Brewer
    69 - J.J. Barea
    66 - Dominique Jones
    61 - Peja Stojakovic
    56 - Brian Cardinal
    51 - Ian Mahinmi
    
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                Player: Dirk Nowitzki
                Rating: 85 (Four Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A+
                   Out: A
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $17.30M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $80.00M
    
    The star of the team and you have him locked up for four years with a big 
    contract. He's an anomaly in the game. I've seen his rating lower to high 
    70s, but he still scores like crazy even when this happens.
    
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                Player: Jason Kidd
                Rating: 82 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 37
       Salary for Year: $8.50
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $17.00
    
    Kind of underrated as far as trade value is concerned. He's great for a 
    contending team right now like the Mavericks. He will probably retire after 
    his contract is up.
    
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                Player: Caron Butler
                Rating: 81 (Three Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 228 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $10.56M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $10.56M
    
    Good scorer and outside defender. His rating goes down, but he's definitely 
    worth resigning.
    
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                Player: Jason Terry
                Rating: 78 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $10.65M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $22.09M
    
    You have him for two years, and his rating goes down, but he's still worth 
    keeping.
    
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                Player: Shawn Marion
                Rating: 77 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 228 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $7.31M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $33.24M
    
    You have him for quite a while.
    
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                Player: Rodrigue Beaubois
                Rating: 73 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 170 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.16M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.16M with $1.24M/$2.23M 2 YR team option
    
    Good young player that is worth keeping.
    
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                Player: Tyson Chandler
                Rating: 72 (Two Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $12.75M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $12.75M
    
    He's a Center so he's valuable. Resign if you can haggle good enough or...
    
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                Player: Brendan Haywood
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 263 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $6.90M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $52.27M
    
    ...stick with Haywood, since you have him for quite a while.
    
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                Player: Deshawn Stevenson
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 218 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $4.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.15M
    
    Either trade right away for someone with years or keep/resign him.
    
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                Player: Corey Brewer
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 188 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.30M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $7.47M
    
    Good player that you have locked up for three years.
    
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                Player: J.J. Barea
                Rating: 69 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $1.81M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.81M
    
    Resign him; he's good at what he does.
    
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                Player: Dominique Jones
                Rating: 66 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.11M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.30M with $1.28M/$2.30M 2 YR team option
    
    Young and you have him for a while. Consider trading for a piece that can 
    help you right now.
    
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                Player: Peja Stojakovic
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 229 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Despite a 61 rating, he's a sharpshooter. Keep if you can haggle a low 
    salary.
    
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                Player: Brian Cardinal
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    You can find better in the D-League.
    
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                Player: Ian Mahinmi
                Rating: 51 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: F
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.65M
    
    You can find better in the D-League, but you have him for two years.
    
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    91 - Deron Williams
    78 - Brook Lopez
    74 - Kris Humphries
    70 - Damion James
    68 - Travis Outlaw
    67 - Jordan Farmar
    67 - Sasha Vujacic
    65 - Anthony Morrow
    64 - Brandan Wright
    64 - Sundiata Gaines
    61 - Dan Gadzuric
    60 - Ben Uzoh
    58 - Stephen Graham
    56 - Johan Petro
    52 - Mario West
    
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                Player: Deron Williams
                Rating: 91 (Five Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: A+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 207 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $15.20M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $31.85M with $18.09M player option
    
    The star of the team, the one who was traded for the team, he's great. He 
    usually accepts the player option, too, but I tend to trade him for someone 
    younger. Yes, I know he's only 26, but we aren't winning with just him and 
    Lopez.
    
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                Player: Brook Lopez
                Rating: 78 (Five Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.41M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.49M
    
    Boy was he a steal in his draft. A valuable Center with a small contract. 
    Give him the big bucks when you resign him.
    
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                Player: Kris Humphries
                Rating: 74 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $3.20M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.20M
    
    I usually trade him away because he doesn't fit the mold of a young team, 
    it's his last year, and he wants money.
    
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                Player: Damion James
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.16M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.40M with $1.33M/$2.33M 2 YR team option
    
    Your best rook, you should get some reward points for playing him full-time 
    as a starter instead of Outlaw.
    
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                Player: Travis Outlaw
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 207 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $7.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $28.00M
    
    Ugly contract for his rating so I trade him away for practically nothing.
    
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                Player: Jordon Farmar
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $3.75M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $12.00M
    
    This is more like it. Because he's only 23, I keep him and watch him develop, 
    then trade or resign him.
    
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                Player: Sasha Vujacic
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $5.47M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $5.47M
    
    Too old for the team.
    
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                Player: Anthony Morrow
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $12.00M
    
    Trade him away - "too old" (barely) and too many years on a moderately sized 
    contract.
    
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                Player: Brandan Wright
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $3.40M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.40M
    
    Try to keep him for cheap if possible.
    
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                Player: Sundiata Gaines
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    Borderline - I usually keep him.
    
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                Player: Dan Gadzuric
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $7.24M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $7.24M
    
    Let him go unless he signs for the league minimum.
    
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                Player: Ben Uzoh
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Definite keeper until you become a good team in a few years.
    
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                Player: Stephen Graham
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $993K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $993K
    
    Don't resign him.
    
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                Player: Johan Petro
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: F
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 247 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $3.25M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $10.00M
    
    Let him go; overall rating + contract = bad.
    
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                Player: Mario West
                Rating: 52 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $1.31M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.31M
    
    You can find better in the D-League.
    
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    80 - Nene
    80 - Wilson Chandler
    78 - Ty Lawson
    78 - Raymond Felton
    77 - Kenyon Martin
    75 - J.R. Smith
    73 - Dan Gallinari
    73 - Al Harrington
    72 - Arron Afflalo
    66 - Gary Forbes
    65 - Chris Andersen
    61 - Timofey Mozgov
    59 - Melvin Ely
    58 - Kosta Koufos
    
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                Player: Nene
                Rating: 80 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: A-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $11.36M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $11.36M with $11.60M player option
    
    I've seen him not accept his option, but since the Nuggets are a playoff 
    team, you will want to keep him for the year/resign him.
    
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                Player: Wilson Chandler
                Rating: 80 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $2.13M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.13M
    
    He seems to enter free agency a lot, but you should still try to keep him.
    
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                Player: Ty Lawson
                Rating: 78 (Four Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 5'11"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.55M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.20M with $2.55M team option
    
    You have him for a while, and you should resign him when his contract ends.
    
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                Player: Raymond Felton
                Rating: 78 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'1"
                Weight: 198 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $7.50M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $24.00M
    
    It's cool that you have him during his prime years, but you already have a 
    Point Guard. Trade one of them or have one play Shooting Guard.
    
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                Player: Kenyon Martin
                Rating: 77 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $16.55M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $16.55M
    
    Don't trade him and try to resign him. Again, because the Nuggets are good.
    
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                Player: J.R. Smith
                Rating: 75 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $6.03M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $6.03M
    
    Another one of those players you'll probably want to keep so you have a 
    chance at the title.
    
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                Player: Dan Gallinari
                Rating: 73 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $3.31M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $7.49M
    
    Star. Resign. 'Nuff said.
    
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                Player: Al Harrington
                Rating: 73 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $5.76M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $33.44M
    
    You have him for such a long time, and he's only going to get worse, so you 
    should consider trading him right away while his trade value is high.
    
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                Player: Arron Afflalo
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $1.96M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.96M
    
    Trade right away or keep for a run.
    
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                Player: Gary Forbes
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Worth keeping because of his rating.
    
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                Player: Chris Andersen
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 228 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $3.94M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $17.52M
    
    I trade him because his contract does not equal his rating.
    
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                Player: Timofey Mozgov
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 270 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.79M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $8.15M
    
    Ugly contract for the rating, I trade him.
    
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                Player: Melvin Ely
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 261 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $1.22M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.22M
    
    Not really worth signing unless you need a bench inside presence.
    
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                Player: Kosta Koufos
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D-
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 265 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.30M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.50M
    
    So-so. Worth keeping the two years.
    
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    82 - Danny Granger
    76 - Roy Hibbert
    76 - Darren Collison
    73 - Paul George
    73 - Tyler Hansbrough
    72 - T.J. Ford
    72 - Dahntay Jones
    69 - James Posey
    69 - Brandon Rush
    66 - Josh McRoberts
    66 - Jeff Foster
    65 - Mike Dunleavy
    60 - Lance Stephenson
    53 - Solomon Jones
    53 - A.J. Price
    
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                Player: Danny Granger
                Rating: 82 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 228 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $10.97M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $50.07M
    
    I trade him because his age is not conducive with the other players and he 
    will fizzle out before the others get in their prime.
    
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                Player: Roy Hibbert
                Rating: 76 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'2"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.68M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.68M with $2.59M team option
    
    A future star, definitely exercise his option and then resign him the 
    following year.
    
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                Player: Darren Collison
                Rating: 76 (Four Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 160 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.36M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.82M with $2.32M team option
    
    Another future star; accept the option and attempt to resign the next year.
    
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                Player: Paul George
                Rating: 73 (Four Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $2.24M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.64M with $2.57M/$3.28M 2 YR team option
    
    Yet another future star; age + potential = great player. Mandatory to accept 
    his option.
    
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                Player: Tyler Hansbrough
                Rating: 73 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.00M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.14M with $3.06M team option
    
    A good player that you should try to sign to long years in the future.
    
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                Player: T.J. Ford
                Rating: 72 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 165 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $8.50M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $8.50M
    
    Trade him right away while he's still on your team and has trade value.
    
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                Player: Dahntay Jones
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $2.50M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.20M with $2.90M player option
    
    I trade him immediately; he's worth something and has a biggish contract.
    
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                Player: James Posey
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 217 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $6.48M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $13.40M
    
    Another player I trade right away because of his contract.
    
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                Player: Brandon Rush
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $2.07M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.03M
    
    Worth keeping for his shooting.
    
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                Player: Josh McRoberts
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $885K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $885K
    
    He's a keeper beccause his age means he'll peak with the stars.
    
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                Player: Jeff Foster
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $6.66M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $6.66M
    
    Let him go unless you can get him inexpensively.
    
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                Player: Mike Dunleavy
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $10.56M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $10.56M
    
    Luckily only a one year contract, I let him go despire being a great shooter.
    
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                Player: Lance Stephenson
                Rating: 60 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $700K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.50M
    
    Try to keep him because of his young age.
    
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                Player: Solomon Jones
                Rating: 53 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $1.50M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.50M
    
    You can almost find better in the D-League. A tossup.
    
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                Player: A.J. Price
                Rating: 53 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: D-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 181 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.65M
    
    Just keep him around to take up space on the bench.
    
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    77 - Richard Hamilton
    77 - Ben Gordon
    76 - Tracy McGrady
    76 - Tayshaun Prince
    74 - Ben Wallace
    74 - Rodney Stuckey
    71 - Charlie Villanueva
    71 - Will Bynum
    71 - Jason Maxiell
    70 - Greg Monroe
    66 - Terrico White
    63 - Jonas Jerebko
    62 - Chris Wilcox
    61 - Austin Daye
    58 - Dajuan Summers
    
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                Player: Richard Hamilton
                Rating: 77 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 193 pounds
                   Age: 32
       Salary for Year: $12.65M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $37.95M
    
    I trade him because he's old and his contract is large.
    
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                Player: Ben Gordon
                Rating: 77 (Three Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $10.80M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $34.80M with $13.20M player option
    
    I trade him while he's still youngish and because of his large contract.
    
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                Player: Tracy McGrady
                Rating: 76 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 223 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.35M
    
    Trade him immediately like the others because he's still worth something, his 
    rating goes down, and he sometimes enters free agency.
    
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                Player: Tayshaun Prince
                Rating: 76 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $11.15M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $11.15M
    
    Trade him while you have him.
    
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                Player: Ben Wallace
                Rating: 74 (Two Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: A+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 36
       Salary for Year: $2.08M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.33M
    
    Tossup. He might win defensive player of the year, but then he might retire 
    at the end of the year, so you have to look at reward points verse potential 
    players.
    
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                Player: Rodney Stuckey
                Rating: 74 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $2.77M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.77M
    
    The future of your team, he often resigns with you.
    
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                Player: Charlie Villanueva
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 232 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $7.02M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $22.62M with $8.58M player option
    
    I trade him because his contract is big and he's worth something.
    
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                Player: Will Bynum
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $3.50M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $10.50M
    
    Trade him while he's still one and a half stars.
    
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                Player: Jason Maxiell
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $5.00
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $10.00M with $5.00M player option
    
    Another player I trade because of his contract.
    
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                Player: Greg Monroe
                Rating: 70 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $2.80M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.81M with $3.22M/$4.09M 2 YR team option
    
    Future star of your team, keep him for as long as possible.
    
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                Player: Terrico White
                Rating: 66 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 213 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K with $789K team option
    
    He goes up in overall rating after the first year, so definitely keep him and 
    accept his option.
    
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                Player: Jonas Jerekbo
                Rating: 63 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 231 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    I trade him because he has one year left and he has trade value.
    
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                Player: Chris Wilcox
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.00M
    
    I just let him go because of his age.
    
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                Player: Austin Daye
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.80M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.73M with $2.96M team option
    
    Team option is too expensive for his rating.
    
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                Player: Dajuan Summers
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $781K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $781K
    
    About a D-Leaguer, keep him if you can get a D-League-like salary.
    
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    73 - Andrea Bargnani
    73 - Leandro Barbosa
    72 - Jose Calderon
    71 - Demar Derozan
    71 - Amir Johnson
    67 - Ed Davis
    66 - Jerryd Bayless
    65 - Sonny Weems
    64 - Julian Wright
    64 - Reggie Evans
    63 - James Johnson
    63 - Joey Dorsey
    63 - Linas Kleiza
    57 - Solomon Alabi
    43 - Alexis Ajinca
    
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                Player: Andrea Bargnani
                Rating: 73 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: A-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $8.00M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $50.00M
    
    The team's best scorer, I usually trade him away because we need to 
    completely rebuild.
    
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                Player: Leandro Barbosa
                Rating: 73 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 202 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $7.10M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $7.10M with $7.60M player option
    
    Trade him away while he has the value that he does.
    
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                Player: Jose Calderon
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $9.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $29.34M
    
    Another player to trade immediately because of his trade value/contract.
    
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                Player: Demar Derozan
                Rating: 71 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $2.45M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.45M with $2.63M/$3.34M 2 YR team option
    
    Future star/starter of your team, keep him for as long as possible.
    
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                Player: Amir Johnson
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $5.00M
          Total Salary: 6 YR | $30.00M
    
    Horrible, horrible contract so I trade him for _anyone_.
    
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                Player: Ed Davis
                Rating: 67 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.92M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.98M with $2.21M/$3.15M 2 YR team option
    
    Good player that you'll want to hold onto at least until his last option 
    year.
    
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                Player: Jerryd Bayless
                Rating: 66 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.29M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.34M
    
    Hold onto him unless you draft a better point guard.
    
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                Player: Sonny Weems
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 203 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
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                Player: Julian Wright
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: D+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $2.86M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.86M
    
    Better than a D-League player so resign him.
    
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                Player: Reggie Evans
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $5.08M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $5.08M
    
    Too old to resign.
    
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                Player: James Johnson
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.71M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.55M with $2.81M team option
    
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                Player: Joey Dorsey
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 268 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $854K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $854K
    
    Too old for a rebuilding team.
    
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                Player: Linas Kleiza
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $4.99M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $14.20M with $4.60M player option
    
    Despite being a top scorer for the team, his overall rating is too low and 
    his age is too high so I trade him away.
    
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                Player: Solomon Alabi
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'1"
                Weight: 251 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $770K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.60M with $890K team option
    
    Perhaps a little better than a D-Leaguer (because he's a Center) so I keep 
    him.
    
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                Player: Alexis Ajinca
                Rating: 43 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: D
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: F
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.47M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.47M with $2.26M team option
    
    Don't accept the option - you can find much better in the D-League.
    
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    83 - Yao Ming
    81 - Luis Scola
    81 - Kevin Martin
    81 - Kyle Lowry
    76 - Terrence Williams
    74 - Patrick Patterson
    72 - Chuck Hayes
    71 - Courtney Lee
    70 - Chase Budinger
    69 - Jordan Hill
    68 - Gordon Dragic
    66 - Brad Miller
    59 - Hasheem Thabeet
    
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                Player: Yao Ming
                Rating: 83 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: A
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'6"
                Weight: 310 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $17.69M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $17.69M
    
    He will (luckily) always resign with you.
    
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                Player: Luis Scola
                Rating: 81 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $7.78M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $47.04M
    
    Since the Rockets are contenders, he's worth keeping.
    
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                Player: Kevin Martin
                Rating: 81 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $11.10M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $36.06M
    
    Good player, definite keeper.
    
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                Player: Kyle Lowry
                Rating: 81 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $5.75M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $23.46M
    
    Another definite keeper.
    
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                Player: Terrence Williams
                Rating: 76 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $2.21M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.58M with $3.14M team option
    
    Obvious keeper.
    
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                Player: Patrick Patterson
                Rating: 74 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.82M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.78M with $2.10M/$3.11M 2 YR team option
    
    Your rook, obviously keep him at least until his contract is up. He develops 
    into an 80s player.
    
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                Player: Chuck Hayes
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 238 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $2.30M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.30M
    
    Keep him for a run or trade him because he has value.
    
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                Player: Courtney Lee
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $1.35M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.58M
    
    Keep him; his D and outside shooting are good.
    
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                Player: Chase Budinger
                Rating: 70 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 218 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $781K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $781K with $884K/$942K 2 YR team option
    
    Keep; another young player with years on his contract.
    
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                Player: Jordan Hill
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $2.67M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $5.53M with $3.63M team option
    
    Another player you'll want to keep so your team too old.
    
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                Player: Goran Dragic
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 190 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $1.97M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.97M with $2.11M team option
    
    Keep; he's a great player despite the rating.
    
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                Player: Brad Miller
                Rating: 66 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 261 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $4.40M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $14.26M
    
    A beast, and even though he has tradeability (lol) because of his contract, 
    he's sometimes worth it.
    
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                Player: Hasheem Thabeet
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'3"
                Weight: 263 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $4.79M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $9.92M with $6.47M team option
    
    Trade away if possible, but if you don't, be sure to NOT use the team option.
    
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    88 - Manu Ginobili
    85 - Tim Duncan
    84 - Tony Parker
    77 - Richard Jefferson
    73 - George Hill
    72 - Dejuan Blair
    68 - Antonio McDyess
    67 - James Anderson
    65 - Gary Neal
    64 - Tiago Splitter
    63 - Daniel Green
    58 - Matt Bonner
    56 - Chris Quinn
    45 - Steve Novak
    
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                Player: Manu Ginobili
                Rating: 85 (Four Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $11.85M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $38.94M
    
    One of the stars of your team. You must keep him for a run.
    
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                Player: Tim Duncan
                Rating: 85 (Three Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A-
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: A
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $18.70M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $40.00M
    
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                Player: Tony Parker
                Rating: 84 (Four Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $13.50M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $63.50M
    
    Another definite keep and you have him for a while anyway.
    
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                Player: Richard Jefferson
                Rating: 77 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $8.40M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $27.85M with $11.05M player option
    
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                Player: George Hill
                Rating: 73 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $1.16M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.24M
    
    This is where things get dicey; should we keep him because he's young, or 
    find a better, older player for a run?
    
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                Player: Dejuan Blair
                Rating: 72 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 270 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $918K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $918K with $986K/$1.05M 2 YR team option
    
    So much of a keeper it's not even funny.
    
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                Player: Antonio McDyess
                Rating: 68 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 36
       Salary for Year: $6.32M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $13.11M
    
    Eh... I keep him to not break up the chemistry, but the contract is ugly.
    
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                Player: James Anderson
                Rating: 67 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.36M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.83M with $1.57M/$2.41M 2 YR team option
    
    Keep and exercise the 2 YR option.
    
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                Player: Gary Neal
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $525K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.31M
    
    Worth keeping until his contract is up, then it's up to you. If you are above 
    the soft cap, he's worth keeping because he is better than a minimum salary 
    player.
    
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                Player: Tiago Splitter
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 232 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $3.40M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $11.02M
    
    I keep him, despite his contract.
    
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                Player: Daniel Green
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $664K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $664K
    
    Keep and try to resign.
    
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                Player: Matt Bonner
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $13.89M
    
    Good shooter so I keep him.
    
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                Player: Chris Quinn
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $916K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $916K
    
    No point in keeping beside his outside scoring ability. He can be replaced by 
    a younger D-League player.
    
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                Player: Steve Novak
                Rating: 45 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: D
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: F
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $916K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $916K
    
    Replaceable by a D-League player.
    
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    85 - Steve Nash
    82 - Grant Hill
    81 - Vince Carter
    77 - Aaron Brooks
    75 - Marcin Gortat
    72 - Mickael Pietrus
    71 - Josh Childress
    71 - Jared Dudley
    70 - Channing Frye
    65 - Hakim Warrick
    64 - Robin Lopez
    59 - Garret Siler
    59 - Gani Lawal
    59 - Zabian Dowdell
    
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                Player: Steve Nash
                Rating: 85 (Four Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: A
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 178 pounds
                   Age: 36
       Salary for Year: $10.31M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $22.00M
    
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                Player: Grant Hill
                Rating: 82 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 38
       Salary for Year: $3.32M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.32M
    
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                Player: Vince Carter
                Rating: 81 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $17.03M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $17.03M with $18.00M team option
    
    Don't exercise his option and see if you can get him at free agency.
    
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                Player: Aaron Brooks
                Rating: 77 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 161 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $2.02M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.02M
    
    Big keeper. If you can't keep him, trade away for a comparable player with 
    years on his contract.
    
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                Player: Marcin Gortat
                Rating: 75 (Two Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $6.32M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $28.10M
    
    Good for his position, he's valuable and a good defender.
    
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                Player: Mickael Pietrus
                Rating: 72 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $5.30M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $5.30M with $5.30M player option
    
    Borderline. Player option makes me lean toward trading him, but if your going 
    for a run, trade him.
    
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                Player: Josh Childress
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 209 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $6.50M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $26.18M with $7.32M player option
    
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                Player: Jared Dudley
                Rating: 71 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $2.15M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $19.15M with $4.25M player option
    
    Decent player with a decent salary. I keep him and trade him the last year.
    
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                Player: Channing Frye
                Rating: 70 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $5.20M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $23.20M with $6.80M player option
    
    Keep and trade the last year.
    
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                Player: Hakim Warrick
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 219 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $17.92M
    
    Keep if you're going for a run or trade if your rebuilding.
    
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                Player: Robin Lopez
                Rating: 64 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.87M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.73M
    
    Keep either way; he can be apart of your rebuilding team or your championship 
    team.
    
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                Player: Garret Siler
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 305 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $1.26M
    
    A little better than a D-Leaguer, good for your team for the two years.
    
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                Player: Gani Lawal
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 234 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    About the same can be found in the D-League so don't sweat it if you lose 
    him.
    
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                Player: Zabian Dowdell
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 191 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    D-League players are the same rating and younger.
    
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    93 - Kevin Durant
    88 - Russell Westbrook
    76 - Serge Ibaka
    75 - Nate Robinson
    75 - James Harden
    73 - Kendrick Perkins
    67 - Eric Maynor
    67 - Thabo Sefolosha
    65 - Nazr Mohammed
    64 - Cole Aldrich
    63 - Nick Collison
    59 - Daequan Cook
    57 - Robert Vaden
    53 - Royal Ivey
    46 - Byron Mullens
    
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                Player: Kevin Durant
                Rating: 93 (Five Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: A
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $6.05M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $88.36M
    
    Team's big star, game's big star, it would be a colossal mistake to trade him 
    unless you got LeBron and Dwayne. He sometimes opts for free agency after his 
    long contract.
    
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                Player: Russell Westbrook
                Rating: 88 (Five Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 187 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $4.02M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.02M with $5.08M team option
    
    Obviously exercise the option. I've seen him go into free agency after that, 
    though, so you might consider trading him during the last year so you can 
    retain a five star player.
    
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                Player: Serge Ibaka
                Rating: 76 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: A
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.20M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.20M with $1.29M/$2.25M 2 YR team option
    
    Keep and exercise the option. Low trade value for rating/positions.
    
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                Player: Nate Robinson
                Rating: 75 (Three Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: A-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 5'9"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $4.20M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $8.70M
    
    I trade him sometimes because he doesn't really fit the mold of the team.
    
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                Player: James Harden
                Rating: 75 (Four Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $4.30M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.30M with $4.61M/$5.82M 2 YR team option
    
    Future star, definitely keep and accept the option. He sometimes tests free 
    agency, too.
    
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                Player: Kendrick Perkins
                Rating: 73 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: A
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 280 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $6.45M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $39.00M
    
    You have him for all of his prime years and he's a good Center. 'Nuff said.
    
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                Player: Eric Maynor
                Rating: 67 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.42M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.42M with $1.42M/$2.34M 2 YR team option
    
    Keep because he's young and he has several years on his contract.
    
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                Player: Thabo Sefolosha
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D+
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $13.80M
    
    Borderline. I trade because of the contract.
    
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                Player: Nazr Mohammed
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 33
       Salary for Year: $6.88M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $6.88M
    
    Let his contract expire and don't resign him.
    
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                Player: Cole Aldrich
                Rating: 64 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $2.13M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.41M with $2.44M/$3.24M 2 YR team option
    
    Keep or use as trade bait for a better player. He develops into a 70s player.
    
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                Player: Nick Collison
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 255 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $13.25M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $24.28M
    
    I keep him. After the first year, his contract goes way down.
    
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                Player: Daequin Cook
                Rating: 59 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $2.17M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.17M
    
    Try to keep for little money.
    
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                Player: Robert Vaden
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: D
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $458K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $458K
    
    Better can be found in the D-League.
    
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                Player: Royal Ivey
                Rating: 53 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 215 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $1.20M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.40M
    
    Better can be found in the D-League.
    
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                Player: Byron Mullens
                Rating: 46 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: D+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 275 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.20M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.20M with $1.29M/$2.25M 2 YR team option
    
    Don't exercise the option because much better can be found in the D-League.
    
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    82 - Kevin Love
    80 - Michael Beasley
    74 - Jonny Flynn
    72 - Luke Ridnour
    71 - Wesley Johnson
    70 - Anthony Randolph
    69 - Martell Webster
    67 - Darko Milicic
    65 - Sebastian Telfair
    63 - Lazar Hayward
    62 - Anthony Tolliver
    61 - Wayne Ellington
    61 - Nikola Pekovic
    
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                Player: Kevin Love
                Rating: 82 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: A+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 260 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $3.64M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $8.25M
    
    He always resigns and does not enter free agency. I covet him because of this 
    and often get him on other associations.
    
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                Player: Michael Beasley
                Rating: 80 (Four Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $4.96M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $11.22M
    
    Consider trading because of the short contract and expressive personality. He 
    sometimes resigns.
    
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                Player: Jonny Flynn
                Rating: 74 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $3.19M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $6.61M with $4.33M team option
    
    Your floor general. Keep keep keep!
    
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                Player: Luke Ridnour
                Rating: 72 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $16.00M
    
    I trade for whatever I can get because of his contract.
    
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                Player: Wesley Johnson
                Rating: 71 (Three Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 205 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $3.73M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $7.73M with $4.29M/$5.42M 2 YR team option
    
    Obviously keep and start him for the reward points.
    
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                Player: Anthony Randolph
                Rating: 70 (Three and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: D-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.97M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.88M
    
    I've seen him enter free agency, but in my T'Wolves association simulations I 
    can usually get him to resign.
    
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                Player: Martell Webster
                Rating: 69 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $4.80M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $10.06M with $5.71M team option
    
    Don't accept the option and see if you can get him for less.
    
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                Player: Darko Milicic
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: B
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: C+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 275 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $4.32M
          Total Salary: 4 YRS | $20.00M
    
    Even though he's kind of a beast for his rating, I trade him because of his 
    contract.
    
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                Player: Sebastian Telfair
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 175 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $2.70M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.70M
    
    Keep if possible.
    
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                Player: Luke Hayward
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: D
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $1.02M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.12M with $1.17M/$2.12M 2 YR team option
    
    Definitely keep and accept the option.
    
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                Player: Anthony Tolliver
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 243 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $2.20M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.25M
    
    Sometimes trade, sometimes keep. Borderline.
    
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                Player: Wayne Ellington
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.08M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.23M with $2.08M team option
    
    Keep. The team option is borderline.
    
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                Player: Nikola Pekovic
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 243 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $4.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $12.96M
    
    Trade away.
    
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    84 - LaMarcus Aldridge
    84 - Gerald Wallace
    83 - Brandon Roy
    78 - Marcus Camby
    76 - Nicolas Batum
    76 - Wesley Matthews
    76 - Andre Miller
    75 - Greg Oden
    66 - Patrick Mills
    66 - Rudy Fernandez
    64 - Elliot Williams
    64 - Armon Johnson
    63 - Lule Babbitt
    58 - Earl Barron
    
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                Player: LaMarcus Aldridge
                Rating: 84 (Four Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: A
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $10.70M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $64.80M
    
    Star of the team and luckily you have him for a while.
    
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                Player: Gerald Wallace
                Rating: 84 (Three Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 28
       Salary for Year: $9.86M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $20.51M with $11.44M player option
    
    Keep - you are a great team that can win a championship.
    
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                Player: Brandon Roy
                Rating: 83 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 211 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $13.52M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $44.82M with $17.78M player option
    
    Keeper for obvious reasons - it's friggin' Brandon Roy!
    
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                Player: Marcus Camby
                Rating: 78 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: A
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Not Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 36
       Salary for Year: $8.45M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $17.71M
    
    I keep him. He's good for the two years you have him.
    
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                Player: Nicolas Batum
                Rating: 76 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.20M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.20M with $2.15M team option
    
    Definitely keep and accept the option.
    
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                Player: Wesley Matthews
                Rating: 76 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $5.76M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $32.53M
    
    Keep. I assume he was their MLE.
    
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                Player: Andre Miller
                Rating: 76 (Two Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Extremely Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'2"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 34
       Salary for Year: $7.00M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $7.00M with $7.00M team option
    
    Keep. Accepting the option is borderline.
    
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                Player: Greg Oden
                Rating: 75 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: A-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 285 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $6.80M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $6.80M
    
    You can trade him because you have Camby and Oden only has a year left.
    
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                Player: Patrick Mills
                Rating: 66 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'0"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    Trade for something if you can since he has one year left.
    
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                Player: Rudy Fernandez
                Rating: 66 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Small Forward
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $1.21M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.21M with $2.11M team option
    
    Accept the option.
    
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                Player: Elliot Williams
                Rating: 64 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 180 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.25M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.60M with $1.44M/$2.37M 2 YR team option
    
    Accept the two year option.
    
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                Player: Armon Johnson
                Rating: 64 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Expressive
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Try to keep.
    
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                Player: Luke Babbitt
                Rating: 63 (Two and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 21
       Salary for Year: $1.64M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.41M with $1.89M/$2.90M 2 YR team option
    
    Obviously keep him and accept the option. His trade value is high.
    
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                Player: Earl Barron
                Rating: 58 (One Star)
              Position: Center/Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 250 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $916K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $916K
    
    You can find younger in the D-League.
    
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    87 - Monta Ellis
    82 - Stephen Curry
    81 - David Lee
    77 - Dorell Wright
    68 - Ekpe Udoh
    68 - Al Thornton
    67 - Reggie Williams
    65 - Charlie Bell
    65 - Andris Biedrins
    64 - Louis Amundson
    62 - Jeremy Lin
    61 - Acie Law
    61 - Jeff Adrien
    56 - Vladimir Radmanovic
    
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                Player: Monta Ellis
                Rating: 87 (Four and a Half Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: B+
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $11.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $33.00M with $11.00M player option
    
    A standout player, definite keep.
    
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                Player: Stephen Curry
                Rating: 82 (Five Stars)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: A
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B
             Potential: A+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 185 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $2.91M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $6.03M with $3.96M team option
    
    Obvious keep is obvious. He is young, good, and has a lot of contract years.
    
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                Player: David Lee
                Rating: 81 (Three Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B+
                   Out: D
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: A
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: A
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Extremely Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $10.80M
          Total Salary: 6 YRS | $79.54M
    
    This one's a little harder. In-game the Warriors want to deal Lee, but I 
    normally keep him.
    
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                Player: Dorell Wright
                Rating: 77 (Two Stars)
              Position: Small Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: D+
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: C
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $3.50M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $11.40M
    
    I keep him, and I also think he's undervalued in trade stars.
    
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                Player: Ekpe Udoh
                Rating: 68 (Two Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: C+
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 245 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $3.07M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $6.36M with $3.53M/$4.47M 2 YR team option
    
    Accept the option.
    
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                Player: Al Thornton
                Rating: 68 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'8"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $1.10M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $1.10M
    
    Keep or trade for years.
    
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                Player: Reggie Williams
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C+
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $762K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $762K
    
    Keep him if you can haggle for little money.
    
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                Player: Charlie Bell
                Rating: 65 (One Star)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Very Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Not Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $3.84M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $7.94M
    
    Try to trade him away because of his contract and age.
    
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                Player: Andris Biedrins
                Rating: 65 (Two Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: C+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: A-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C-
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Somewhat Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $9.00M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $27.00M with $9.00M player option
    
    Well, he's a Center, but he's not all that good of a Center.
    
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                Player: Louis Amundson
                Rating: 64 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: C-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: B
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 225 pounds
                   Age: 27
       Salary for Year: $2.22M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.22M with $2.40M player option
    
    Don't accept the option unless you need players.
    
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                Player: Jeremy Lin
                Rating: 62 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Attempt to resign for cheap.
    
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                Player: Acie Law
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: C-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B+
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: D
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'3"
                Weight: 202 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $885K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $885K
    
    Try to resign for little money.
    
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                Player: Jeff Adrien
                Rating: 61 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D+
          Post Defense: C
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: D+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: F
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 243 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Borderline resign.
    
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                Player: Vladimir Radmanovic
                Rating: 56 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward
                    In: C+
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: D-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D-
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Unpredictable
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 29
       Salary for Year: $6.88M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $6.88M
    
    Let him go.
    
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    82 - John Wall
    76 - Rashard Lewis
    73 - Javale McGee
    73 - Andray Blatche
    71 - Josh Howard
    71 - Nick Young
    67 - Maurice Evans
    67 - Yi Jianlian
    66 - Trevor Booker
    66 - Jordan Crawford
    63 - Mustafa Shakur
    57 - Hamady N'Diaye
    54 - Kevin Seraphin
    
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                Player: John Wall
                Rating: 82 (Five Stars)
              Position: Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C+
     Perimeter Defense: A-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: A
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: A-
           Athleticism: B+
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $5.14M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $10.67M with $5.92M/$7.46M 2 YR team option
    
    Star/future star of the team. Sometimes I see him enter free agency.
    
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                Player: Rashard Lewis
                Rating: 76 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Power Forward
                    In: B
                   Out: B+
     Perimeter Defense: C+
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C
            Rebounding: D+
       Basketball I.Q.: B+
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'10"
                Weight: 230 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $20.51M
          Total Salary: 3 YRS | $66.46M
    
    Try to trade him while he's worth 1.5 stars. You won't get much, but it's 
    better for rebuilding if you have cap space.
    
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                Player: Javale McGee
                Rating: 73 (Three Stars)
              Position: Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: B+
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: B+
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 252 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.60M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $4.06M
    
    Great for a Center, and he usually resigns = keeper.
    
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                Player: Andray Blatche
                Rating: 73 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: C-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D+
            Rebounding: B
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'11"
                Weight: 248 pounds
                   Age: 24
       Salary for Year: $5.90M
          Total Salary: 5 YRS | $35.73M
    
    Long contract, good player.
    
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                Player: Josh Howard
                Rating: 71 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: B-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 210 pounds
                   Age: 30
       Salary for Year: $3.00M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $3.00M
    
    I trade him while he's worth something.
    
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                Player: Nick Young
                Rating: 71 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard
                    In: C
                   Out: A-
     Perimeter Defense: C
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C+
            Rebounding: F
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: C-
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'6"
                Weight: 200 pounds
                   Age: 25
       Salary for Year: $2.63M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.63M
    
    Another guy I trade; this time because he has one year left on his contract.
    
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                Player: Maurice Evans
                Rating: 67 (One Star)
              Position: Small Forward/Shooting Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: C
     Perimeter Defense: B+
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: C-
            Rebounding: D
       Basketball I.Q.: B-
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: -
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Very Important
               Loyalty: Somewhat Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'5"
                Weight: 220 pounds
                   Age: 31
       Salary for Year: $2.50M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $2.50M
    
    Let him go.
    
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                Player: Yi Jianlian
                Rating: 67 (Three Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Small Forward
                    In: B-
                   Out: B
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: D+
             Potential: B+
       Play for Winner: Somewhat Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Very Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 238 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $4.05M
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $4.05M
    
    Either trade him right away or resign him to an enormous contract (not really 
    worth it).
    
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                Player: Trevor Booker
                Rating: 66 (One and a Half Stars)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: B-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: D-
            Rebounding: B-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'7"
                Weight: 240 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.24M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.54M with $1.38M/$2.35M 2 YR team option
    
    You have him for a long time, he develops into a 70s player, and you have a 2 
    YR option you should accept.
    
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                Player: Jordan Crawford
                Rating: 66 (Two Stars)
              Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard
                    In: C-
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B-
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Neutral
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 22
       Salary for Year: $1.04M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $2.16M with $1.20M/$2.16M 2 YR team option
    
    See Booker. Accept the option and watch him develop each year.
    
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                Player: Mustafa Shakur
                Rating: 63 (One Star)
              Position: Point Guard/Shooting Guard
                    In: D
                   Out: B-
     Perimeter Defense: B-
          Post Defense: F
         Ball Handling: B
            Rebounding: D-
       Basketball I.Q.: C+
           Athleticism: C+
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Not Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'4"
                Weight: 195 pounds
                   Age: 26
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    Borderline resign.
    
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                Player: Hamady N'Diaye
                Rating: 57 (One Star)
              Position: Center
                    In: D+
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: D-
          Post Defense: B-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: C-
           Athleticism: D
             Potential: C
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Extremely Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 7'0"
                Weight: 235 pounds
                   Age: 23
       Salary for Year: $474K
          Total Salary: 1 YR | $474K
    
    He's a tossup because he's a Center.
    
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                Player: Kevin Seraphin
                Rating: 54 (One Star)
              Position: Power Forward/Center
                    In: D-
                   Out: F
     Perimeter Defense: F
          Post Defense: C-
         Ball Handling: F
            Rebounding: C+
       Basketball I.Q.: D
           Athleticism: B-
             Potential: B-
       Play for Winner: Important
    Financial Security: Important
               Loyalty: Loyal
           Personality: Laid Back
                Height: 6'9"
                Weight: 264 pounds
                   Age: 20
       Salary for Year: $1.56M
          Total Salary: 2 YRS | $3.24M with $1.80M/$2.76M 2 YR team option
    
    Don't accept the option; you can find better in the D-League.
    
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         4. User Strategies
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    These are user strategies. I found the first one by Blacksmurf313 to be VERY 
    helpful. He wrote "a book" about association that helped me when I played it.
    
    Overall Strategy by Blacksmurf313 (as posted on hoopsgaming forums)
    ---------------------------------
    
    "In the Association Mode there is no specific blue print. This is the most 
    comprehensive Association mode or dynasty mode I have ever played in any 
    sports game. I find myself completely involved, engulfed and enraged at 
    times. The association mode Is completely incredible. There are so many 
    different scenarios and there all based on what you do, what you don't do and 
    what direction you want to take a team. Trust me when I say that there isnít 
    one person who can completely answer your question. I can write books on this 
    topic and it would take years to complete just one. I will us different post, 
    there is no way to give tips and strategies in just one thread.
    These are some of the strategies I have employed in the Association Mode. I'm 
    not proclaiming my methods to be right or wrong, however this is my approach.
    
    1. What type of team would you like to run in your association?
    a. Take a championship contender: Lakers, Spurs, Mavs or Thunder----- 
    Celtics, Magic, Heat or Bulls
    b. Take a contender or Playoff bound team: Hornets, Jazz, Trail Blazers or 
    Nuggets----Hawks, Knicks, 76ser or Bobcats
    c. Take a Lottery Team]( or team that might be fighting for 8th playoff 
    spot): Grizz, Rockets or suns --------
    Bucks, Pacers or Pistons
    D. Take a Top 6 Draft Pick team or Bottom Feeder team: Clippers, Kings or 
    Wolves------Wizards, Rapture or Cavs.
    These teams are in serious rebuilding phases or have experienced turmoil for 
    years.
    
    In my opinion it's more of a challenge to play with C or D grade teams, 
    because the game-play, your GM skills and your coaching skills provides more 
    of a challenge.
    
    Side Note:
    I'm Playing with the Pistons. I took the challenge because there my home 
    team.
    This is how I accessed the Pistons.
    1. They are what I call a C team. They will not make the playoff but will 
    make a possible run. They should get a lottery pick.
    2. They are having locker room problems or problems with Player roles, via 
    Rip Hamilton.
    3. A lot of unanswered questions with T-macs health, Ben's and Tayshaun's old 
    age, two huge contact signings with Ben Gorden and Charlie V.
    4. Low Rated Head Coach with a two year contract, Low rated NBA Scout, Low 
    rated college scouts.
    Now this is enough problems to give you a freaking headache!
    End of Side Note:
    This stuff is matter of opinion, Okay!
    
    When selecting a Team I ask myself these questions.
    1. What's the teams overall rating?
    2. Who are the top 3 players what are the details of their contracts?
    3. Is the team over the salary cap or under the cap?
    
    Itís very important to know these 3 things when selecting your team because 
    this should help you determine your strategy and your overall plan to help 
    your team to reach the championship level. After I choose the team I want to 
    run, these are the questions I ask myself.
    1. Can I win a Championship with this team this year? If the answer is no 
    then go to step two.
    2. Can I make the playoffs with this team? If yes, then what moves can I 
    execute to make my team more competitive for a championship run? Should I:
    A. Develop promising players or players with potential.
    B. Execute trades that would help in needed areas.
    C. Pick up players from the free agent market. At the start of the 
    Association there aren't a lot of good F.A to choose from.
    
    3. If I can't make the playoff then these are some strategies that I employ. 
    These are the questions I ask myself?
    Do I want to build my team through the draft or Free Agency. I base this 
    decision on these factors.
    A. If I think my ball club can obtain a winning percentage slightly above 
    .500. Then I know I wonít get a top 6 draft pick, unless I get lucky in a 
    trade (there are other variables) so I gotta go Free agency. If you donít 
    maintain a winning record, some free agents will not sign to with your team, 
    because they will only sign with winning teams.
    
    Free agency tips: Check to see who will be free agents at the end of the 
    season.
    -Will they be restricted or unrestricted? ( Do you know the difference, if 
    not learn the difference)
    -Check the NBA rumor mill. In some cases you can find out if a player has 
    plans to resign with a team or not. Some players will announce that they are 
    planning to retire at the end of the season and ect Sometimes players your 
    players will give hints to what their intentions are, in regards to resigning 
    with your team or not.
    -Check the player profile. It shows their potential in different skilled 
    areas and their ambitions, and if they might resign or test the market as a 
    free agent.
    
    B. If I think I canít win with my team, then I will trade players that donít 
    fit into my system (useless players) for talent that has trade value or great 
    potential. I plan on getting that lottery pick If I already have a good 
    player on the team, then I make plans to build a team around that player.
    I go into the depths before I will bring a new player to my team. I want to 
    make sure he is a perfect fit for the direction Iím headed in.: (This is a 
    basic Rule of thumb) I donít care if itís a free agent, trade, or draft pick: 
    whatever player you bring to your team make sure he will your team.
    
    I check and review;
    -the playerís ambitions, I want to know if he will be loyal or not. I only 
    want loyal players. Not a Carlos Boozer and that Cav situation lol..
    -the playerís Potential. I want to know if he is gonna develop in areas that 
    will help the team.
    -the playerís current role. Example I traded for Nanid Kristad. He started 
    for the Thunder his overall was 56, so I made him a bench warmer for the 
    Pistons. He has been a thorn to the team. He thinks he deserved the world. 
    Despite his low ratings, he was a starter on a winning team, then I brought 
    him aboard on the Pistons thinking he would accept a much lesser role waws 
    very foolish. Once again players donít accept demotions very well. Whats 
    funny, I didnít even need that bum. I just gottem cause he was in his 
    contract year. The trade was to free up cap space. So if the current role 
    dont fit with the roles on for your team really think about it.
    -The playerís personality. Is he expressive, laid back, is he unpredictable 
    or is he neutral.
    (Keep in mind this is my opinion) A team full of expressive players just 
    wonít work. A team full of Unpredictable players wonít work. I like to have 
    more laid back and neutral players and maybe one or two expressive players. I 
    donít like the word unpredictable. Hey thatís just me, an unpredictable 
    player is just that unpredictable. It makes me wonder things like:
    will he resign, will love his role and minutes and then completely hate me, 
    even thou he has a ton of potential will he not progress? Will he become un-
    loyal or will he be loyoal, will he just commit stupid fouls during games or 
    will he be a perfect citizen? I donít know and thatís why I donít like 
    unpredictable players. Perfect examples; Latrell Spreewell, Allen Iverson, 
    Dennis Rodman and Agent 0. Just to name a few players that were really 
    unpredictable. From night in to night out you never knew what they were going 
    to do or say. I donít like unpredictable.. I would like to see 2ksports 
    expand this, it would make the game a lot more realistic, off court troubles 
    and so on
    
    I spend the whole season introducing my players to a system, in regards to 
    play calling system and play style.
    Off season moves.. I donít resign anyone unless they can really help the 
    team.
    
    Draft: If I donít have a player on the team that I feel I could build around. 
    This is where I use that lottery pick to draft a player that I could build 
    around, considering the pieces that I have in place.
    - Far as draft picks: this is what I consider.
    Team needs; what positions do we need to get better in? Are there any holes 
    in my starting line up? Do I need to improve my bench? Should I just take the 
    best player available?
    What areas do I need to focus on? Speed and quickness, rebounding off/def, 
    playmakers, on ball defense, Defense aware, 3pt shooting ect.
    Example; If I need a pg, but I also need rebounding I might grab a pg who has 
    rebounding skills or rebounding potential.
    Example: My {Pistons Association} lacks playmakers but we Also are in need of 
    a Center. So I might be looking for a Center who has some playmaking 
    abilities or passing skills like Vlade Devak. (sorry Spelling)
    There are too many scenarios
    
    Competition in the Division first. You wonít have a high seed in the Playoffs 
    unless you win your division. So know your competition in your division and 
    build a team to compete with the competition in your division. Example;
    -The Atlantic division teams should be building teams to dethrone the 
    Celtics. What makes the Celtics special? The big three, Rondo and a bunch of 
    functional bigs.
    -The Central---Chicago, what makes them special Rose, Boozer, and Noah
    -The South East---Miami ---- The big three.
    Remember you will face the teams in your division four times per season.
    
    Competition in the Conference second. Its not hard to narrow down the teams 
    that you make face in the conference championship. So keep in mind the 
    division and the conference your team plays in, all that goes into 
    consideration when I draft players. Itís not fun working hard all season then 
    make it to the conference finals then you have to deal with L.A three Big 
    men. Odem, Gasol, and Bynum. Note Gasol and Bynum are 7.0 footers. Thatís a 
    whole season down the drain.
    
    When you get to the Championship contender level then you think about what 
    pieces to add via draft or free agency in order to get over the hump. 
    Regardless it starts at the Division first!!!!!!!
    
    All of this is just my opinion..Add your own and lets learn from each other"
    
    "I forgot about the some other important tasks!
    
    At the start of a new Association, I go into GM MODE.
    1. Check the Staff budget.
    2. Within the budget, I fire College scouts (dont remember the name) If they 
    dont have good ratings. especially if your team is going to be a lottery 
    team.
    3. I fire the trainer if he doesnt have a good rating. especially if your 
    team is a contender. You need a training that can keep players on the court. 
    If my team is going to be a lottery then I keep the bad trainers.
    4. I fire the NBA scout if he doesnt have a good rating. Why cause when you 
    evaluate players for trade offers or free agency you need to know an accurate 
    account of his ratings before you bring him aboard your team.
    5. I dont fire Head Coaches or Assistants until the contracts run out. Just 
    to keep some realism in the game.
    Note; dont fire staff unless you have funds available to sign a better one. 
    If they are still under contract the contract will count against your staff 
    budget until their contract expire.
    
    After I do my trades and grab free agents, if i make any moves, then I assign 
    player roles.
    
    Player roles is a sun of a gun. It's hard to satisfy eveyone on a roster. 
    This is usually the last thing I do, the reason why is because players dont 
    like to be given a role then demoted to a lesser role. Example, you assign 
    roles then maka a trade and bring in a player who's current role was six man. 
    Now you have two players assigned to the same role. Now you have to make a 
    decision.
    
    I had a circumstance with the Pistons. I had my starting five and Tay Prince 
    was the Starting SF. I traded for Wilson Chandler was starting for NY at the 
    same position. Well Tay prince got demoted to a benchwarmer. I thought he'd 
    be pissed. He showed a little displeasure with the decision, but he has been 
    a true team player. He didint care about the role he just wanted to get his 
    minutes so I balanced the minutes like this
    
    Starting SF- Chandler 28 Minutes per game Wilson Chandler is Content and 
    thinks the organization is headed in the right direction.
    Bench SF- Tay Prince 20 minutes per game
    Prince only dropped 1 in ratings, but now he is satisfied.
    Both Players are in their contract year, i want to keep both of them on the 
    favorable side, especially Chandler. At the end of the season Im trying to 
    resign Chander to a multi year deal. If he doesnt resign then hopefully 
    Prince will resign.
    for a 1 or maybe 2 year deal.
    
    
    Remember each floor positon has a total of 48 min per game. So that's a total 
    of 240 minutes in total. I try to properly divide up minutes on the floor. If 
    you dont you can have some crazy line ups on the floor. Example
    Properly divided minutes
    
    Starting
    pg Stuckey 30min pg -- Stuck's min are shared with Will Bynum (BWrmr) and B. 
    Gordon
    sg T-Mac 28 min pg ---Shared with B. Gordon (6th man)
    sf W. Chandler 28 min pg ------Prince (Role Pyr)
    pf S. IBaka 28 min pg-----J. Oneal (Role Pyr)
    C. B. Wallace 25 min pg ---- G. Monroe ( Prospect)
    
    6thman B. Gordon 25 min----20 minutes comes from Tmac and 5min came from Will 
    Bynum minutes. At time key times of the game Tmac will be the pg and Gordon 
    will be the SG.
    Role Pyr T. Prince 20 min----from Chandler
    Role pyr J. Oneal 20 min---from S. Ibaka
    Prspt plr G. Monroe 23 min---B. Wallace
    Bench W. Bynum 13 min---Total of 18 min were allocated from Stuck, but 5 of 
    those minutes went to Gordon.
    
    I play my players at low volume minutes that way they stay fresh. I really 
    cant afford to give them standard minutes cause I have reptuable players that 
    will gripe like hell if they dont get minutes.
    
    I have two other players who dont get any roation time. However they get to 
    play because my team has got acquainted with blowing teams out. So they get 
    alot of garbage minutes. Those minutes are subtracted thier prospective 
    positions.
    
    With my rotation setup like this I always have players playing in their 
    perspective position. When I get really freaky with the line up I could end 
    up with Gordon playing Sf and thats not good, that's why you must allocted 48 
    minutes per positon on the floor and thats a total of 240 minutes of rotation 
    time.
    
    when it comes to specialized line ups like bench, freethrow, 3pt, defensive, 
    quicknes and tall. I will deploy a special line at key moments in the game. 
    If my bench is playing crunchy hell they loose minutes and my starter will 
    come back in. If my starters arent matching up well with another team I might 
    try tall or a quicker line up. Sometimes if Im falling behind I might put in 
    my defensive line up. It all depends on the situation.
    
    I hope some of these tips may serve as useful to someone out tthere that 
    loves and enjoy this game the way I do."
    
    Wizards Association Guide pre-trade by DAtrueRaiderfan (GameFAQs msg board)
    ------------------------------------------------------
    
    "So I started my Wizards association before the Gilbert Arenas to Magic real 
    trade so Gilbert is still on my team. So far my record is 24-11 in January. I 
    have done three trades, waived one player and signed one d-league player. I 
    started off by waiving Lester Hudson, he was just a bench player who was only 
    used for when the team had a demanding lead over the opponent. After he was 
    waived I picked up a D-League player named Jake Robinson, he is a 61 overall 
    PG/SG but he has a 74 mid range shot rating and a 91 3pt rating.
    
    The first trade was Kirk Hinrich and my next year 1st to the Rockets for 
    Shane Battier. The trade was basically made to free up cap space also there 
    was no need for three point guards on one team. The second trade was Al 
    Thornton and my current 1st year to the Knicks for there 1st for next year 
    and a prospect Center Timofey Mozgov. For my most recent trade I traded Shane 
    Battier and the Knicks 1st round pick to the Lakers for Lamar Odom and there 
    current 1st round pick.
    
    So after the trades for the season my team looks like this:
    
    PG- John Wall, Jake Robinson
    SG- Gilbert Arenas, Nick Young
    SF- Lamar Odom, Josh Howard
    PF- Andray Blatche, Yi Jianlian, Trevor Booker, Kevin Seraphin
    C- Javale McGee, Hilton Armstrong, Hamady N'Diaye. "
    
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         5. Credits
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      *  CJayC for creating GameFAQs.
      *  Sailor Bacon for continuing GameFAQs.
      *  DAtrueRaiderfan and Blacksmurf313 for user strategies.
    
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         6. Version History
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    Version 1.0 (6/6/11): Original version of document.
    
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         7. Legal Disclaimer
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    may not be sold, altered, or published in any way without the advanced 
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