A lot of people were kind of surprised that Michael Finley got bought out by the Spurs — including coach Greg Popovich
Popovich stressed that the Spurs had not ‘let Finley go,’ a connotation that would have implied dissatisfaction with a payer who had signed a free agent deal with the Spurs on Sept. 2, 2005. ‘We didn’t let him go,’ Popovich said. ‘He requested a buyout so he could leave and we granted that
He wants a shot at a ring. And if he comes to Boston, he'll probably get enough minutes to feel like he's contributed. But Finley hasn't exactly been "impressive" this year. And he's only shooting 2-16 in February.
Maybe he can recapture some of the glory years our friends at Project Spurs re-lived today.