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Did Daniels Sign for 2 Years?

Chuck - Red's Army September 1, 2009 Uncategorized 4 Comments

Via Chad Ford's Twitter page:

Great deal for C's on Daniels. 2 years, 4 mil for a guy who can play 30 min a night if healthy. He'll have a bigger impact than Sheed

This is the first time I'm hearing about a two year deal.

Update: Frank Dell'Apa of the Globe is reporting it's a one year deal. He also spoke with Daniels agent – Glen Schwartzmann.

“It’s his best chance to win a championship,’’ Schwartzman said. “He played in the Finals in Dallas and he wants to have a chance to play for another one. He has a chance to play important minutes in a number of different areas for a team that has a chance to win the championship.’’

The Celtics and Indiana attempted to work out a sign-and-trade deal after the Pacers declined to pick up the option on Daniels’s contract. Daniels committed to the Celtics in July after negotiating with Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, New York, and Orlando. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and coach Doc Rivers recruited Daniels as a backup for Ray Allen and Paul Pierce and also as a possible fill-in at point guard.

“He was definitely offered more money, even without the sign-and-trade, with other teams,’’ Schwartzman said. “But he felt strongly about Boston and the opportunity there. There were a couple other good situations, but Danny and Coach Rivers were most sincerely interested in him.’’

(Thanks KWAPT for the Chad Ford tip)

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  • nick

    fucking tremendous move. 2 years for this guy at 2 mill. What a coup by the C’s! All along i have wanted either Daniels or Barnes.. Fuck moon and parker and all these other scrubs, and I SAID THEY WERE SCRUBS before they ever signed with the cavs.. GREEN 18 LETS DO IT BABY

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011571d4119a970b Lex

    Anyone wanna bet year two is a player option? Not that I’d complain. I just don’t see a guy that was making 7m and probably could have made 3-4m playing two full seasons at less than 2m.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f6a54c2970c ToTheRuins

    i love that he made the choice to oome to boston and it wasnt about the money
    doesnt get better then that

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011571d4119a970b Lex

    Plus, if he does have a player option in year two, he’ll be out to prove something in year 1, like James P.