Tagged: James Jones

The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure 4

The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure

The Miami Heat’s bid for basketball immortality – four straight NBA Finals appearances and three straight NBA titles, a feat which has only been accomplished once in league history – has fallen spectacularly short. In the wake of this colossal failure, we’re...

Decision Time Looming for Four Miami Heat Players 0

Decision Time Looming for Four Miami Heat Players

The clock is ticking. Within a week, the first decisions for next season need to be made. By June 29, there will have to be resolution with the four players on the roster with options for the 2013-14 season. Of those decisions,...

James Jones to re-sign with the Heat 1

James Jones to re-sign with the Heat

James Jones has agreed to re-sign with the Heat on a one-year minimum salary deal worth approximately $1.15 million, with a player option on a second year, after being waived just three weeks ago. Jones was not worth the three years and...

Everything is Done: How Did It All Happen? 6

Everything is Done: How Did It All Happen?

The Miami Heat finished last season with 16 players under contract and a team salary far in excess of the salary cap. They then created enough salary cap room to sign everyone who is on the roster today. Now they are far...

Heat Buys-Out James Jones 8

Heat Buys-Out James Jones

The Miami Heat took another step toward maximizing its salary cap space on Tuesday, when it agreed to buy out the contract of forward James Jones. The Heat had a June 30 deadline before the three remaining seasons on Jones’ partially-guaranteed contract...

Breaking down the trade bonus 3

Breaking down the trade bonus

Well, I didn’t get many readers yesterday. So today I will offer this somewhat less stimulating post on the impact of trade bonuses for the technically savvy few who happen to care. After all, in my heart I enjoy helping to explain...

James Jones to sign with the… Heat? 0

James Jones to sign with the… Heat?

Here’s an interesting idea: re-sign James Jones to a minimum contract after he is waived prior to June 30. It could make a lot of sense for both parties. It feels terrible when I think about the Heat surrendering $1.856 million to...

Two Low-Key Trades for the Miami Heat to Pursue at the Trade Deadline 0

Two Low-Key Trades for the Miami Heat to Pursue at the Trade Deadline

While the Miami Heat, and a majority of N.B.A. teams, are focused on headline names being tossed around as possible trade deadline blockbuster candidates, the Heat has more pressing matters to concern itself with as well. With the Heat attempting to move...

Demystifying the James Jones Contract 0

Demystifying the James Jones Contract

James Jones has a fascinating contract. He is making $4.32 million in base salary this season, plus another $10,000 in bonuses, for a total of $4.33 million. He has three additional seasons remaining on his contract which will pay him base salaries of $4.64...