Denver wants cash to take Tinsley

October 10, 2008
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williamsWhile the Indiana Pacers today have reportedly traded Shawne Williams to the Dallas Mavericks for two second round picks and $1.8 million in cash, a deal to trade emabattled guard Jamal Tinsley to Denver is on hold.

Sources close to the Tinsley-to-Nuggets deal said the trade is being held up by Denver’s request for cash to offset some of the remaining salalry left on Tinsley’s contract. Tinsley is due to make $6.75 million this year, $7.2 million next year and $7.5 million during the 2010-11 season.

The Nuggets, NBA sources said, are seeking $3 million from the Pacers. Some fans, I’m guessing, are hoping Pacers officials use some of the money coming in from the Williams-to-Mavericks deal to ship Tinsley to the Rockie Mountain region. The Pacers have told Tinsley to stay at home while a trade is worked out.
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  • $3 million and we get rid of Tinsley and his contract?? DO IT!!
  • Surely Herb and Mel can come up with $1.2 after getting the cash in the Williams deal. If they really want this issue gone, now is the time. Soon, will see how serious they are. My prediction: Tinsley is gone by Tuesday. Of course, with this front office, it's difficult to say what they'll do.
  • ...its worth it get rid of that worthless no talent thug. Should of done this years ago!
  • I will stand out in front of Conseco Fieldhouse with a collection plate to make this happen.
  • I'll throw in a 10-spot. No, make that 20.

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