All hearsay obviously, but if there is an ounce of truth to it, then how does this bode well for us when it comes to a "sign & trade"? I know everyone's saying he won't turn down the option of making max money, but what if he does turn it down and sign outright with someone else? That would mean we'd have about $6.5 to $7 million in cap space this summer. Hardly enough to entice a decent free agent.
Source: Click hereWhere do the marquee players stand as of right now? We have split them into five categories based on how likely they are to leave their respective teams this summer.
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Chris Bosh – The only player currently in this group, Bosh is the most likely of the marquee free agents to change jerseys. Those close to Bosh say that the power forward has played his last game with the Toronto Raptors and that he doesn't plan to listen to the team's pitch heading into free agency. Sources say he hasn't been in contact with the team in quite some time, refusing to return calls and make any contact. While Bosh isn't saying much to reporters, he isn't hiding the fact that he is done with the Raptors from those close to him and at this point, the question isn't whether he leaves but rather where does he land next? Nearly every team with a max contract to offer will be in pursuit of Bosh so it's hard to narrow down the potential destinations at this point.