Commentary

Advantage, Nuggets: Financial reasons to like deal for Denver

Originally Published: November 3, 2008
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

Here are two financial advantages for the Nuggets in dealing Allen Iverson:

1. It puts Denver's trade exception back in play … now or later.
Here's a really clever move: Denver used some maneuvering to swap out the old trade exception from the Marcus Camby trade into a new one. The old one would have expired in July and was worth $10.1 million, but the new one is worth $9.79 million and doesn't expire until November 2009. So now the Nuggets have all of the summer to use their exception if they so choose, a nice side benefit to the deal.


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