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Daniel Gibson has the best contract of all the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Gibson will make around $4.5 million each of the next two years, which undervalues what he means to the young Cavaliers team.
On the other hand, Baron Davis not only has the worst contract on the Cavs, but his contract might be one of the worst in the league as well.
He’ll make $14 million next season and close to $15 million the year after that. Here’s a guy who still has some gas left in the tank but has struggled with injuries and self-motivation.
He at first did not even want to accept the trade that landed him with the Cavs, which is a move that calls into question his loyalty to his teammates.
How It’ll Impact Free Agency
Once again, teams will look to keep their young players right where they are. Based on the Baron Davis deal, teams may be reluctant to acquire high-priced talent that then hinders their spending for the next two years.
Of course, the Cavs could try to move Davis, which would solve their problems, but finding a taker for the salary might be difficult.