Bright Side of the Sun breaks down how the Suns could possibly benefit from losing Lou Amundson by executing a sign-and-trade.
Amundson Finally Getting A Home? Pacers, Warriors, Hornets In Hunt - Bright Side Of The Sun
All three reported teams - Indiana, Golden State and New Orleans - are bad teams needing a LOT of help, yet are already over the salary cap.
Indiana Current sal: 65.047 (@ $5 million short of lux tax) Available: $5.0 mil of MLE, 1.9 mil of bi-annual, $3.4 mil Troy Murphy exception
Golden State Current sal: 64.679 (@ $5.5 short of lux tax) Available: $2.2 mil of MLE, 1.9 mil of bi-annual, several trade exceptions
New Orleans Current Sal: 66.526 (about $3.5 short of lux tax) Available: full MLE and bi-annual, lots of trade exceptions