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Old 07-13-2013, 12:35 AM
rdivaldi rdivaldi is offline
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Originally Posted by blandman View Post
Traded Thornton too late to get anything back, should have traded him before the season when he still had value.

This is a purge move, nothing more nothing less.
Why would Thornton have had more value before the season than now? I can understand that the acquiring team would have had him under contract for a full season; but on the other hand, his salary is pretty high and his 2012 was pretty unimpressive.
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