Extension not coming for Class of 2000
Players like Kenyon Martin, Darius Miles and Jamal Crawford will have to wait until the summer of 2004 to cash in.
The 2000 NBA Draft is the poster child for the dearth of talent being pipelined into the NBA via the draft.
Today is the deadline for teams to work out contract extensions with players drafted in the first round in 2000. If the team and player can't come to some sort of agreement by 5 p.m. ET today, the player will become a restricted free agent next summer.
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