Bibby trades to Heat in ‘Good Faith’?
The electric PG Mike Bibby made a strange move giving up his entire contract and salary next season to go play for the Miami Heat. He had one year and $6.2 Million left on his deal. Bibby is hungry for a title moreso than $$$ at this stage in his career; passing his prime at 32. He was just traded from the Atlanta Hawks to the Washington Wizards last week in a deal for PG Kirk Hinrich.
“He sacrificed some money in order to win a championship,” said David Falk, Bibby’s agent. “Once you’re past 10, 11 years in the league, you want to be in a situation where you can win. He’s got some attractive options open to him.”
“It’s surprising,” Wizards coach Flip Saunders said. “But I guess you have to give the player credit. Sometimes when you’re in the latter part of your career, there’s other things that become important, and so you hope the agenda for him is to win.”
(quotes courtesy full article espn.com)
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