NBA Amnesty Clause: 5 Reasons Golden State Warriors Need to Cut Andris Biedrins

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NBA Amnesty Clause: 5 Reasons Golden State Warriors Need to Cut Andris Biedrins
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To say Andris Biedrins hasn’t lived up to expectations since he signed his last deal is to say David Stern and Billy Hunter didn’t do a great job handling the NBA labor negotiations.

Two understatements, but what’s done is done and we have a new CBA and now we can look at this ordeal as getting an extra present on Christmas Morning.

Amazing how quickly we can all forget about all this mess as soon as we heard that the NBA was back.

Included in new the CBA is the amnesty rule, which allows any team to cut one player and have his salary figure removed from the salary cap while still having to pay him.

Or what we should be calling the “Remainder of Andris Biedrins contract."

While the Golden State Warriors have reportedly said the will not use the amnesty on Biedrins and the fact that they turned down this deal, it doesn’t look likely that Biedrins will be cut however, the Warriors should rethink their stance and here are five reasons that the Warriors should go ahead and use the amnesty rule on Biedrins.

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