Hollinger's Insider Gems: Oct. 31, 2008
Five observations as we head into Friday night's games.
Updated: October 31, 2008, 5:42 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
A nickel's worth of thoughts: 1. Today is the deadline for contract extensions, and the one whopper that came down was center Andrew Bynum's four-year, $57 million deal with the Lakers, the last year of which isn't guaranteed. This struck me as a rather sensible bargain, given the likelihood that somebody was going to massively overpay Bynum as a restricted free agent next summer and force L.A. to match an Elton Brand-sized contract.
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