Shaq O'Neil

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  1. SCall13

    SCall13 Finheaven QB

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    Opted out of his current contract to resign a 5 year $100 mill. contract. Now that is crazy money people. Is he worth it? It just blows me away how much teams are willing to pay players.
     
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    spydertl79 A True Fan

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    Most dominant player in the league, yeah hes worth it.
     
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    dolfan_101 A True Fan

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    :yeahthat:
     
  4. 12Gauge

    12Gauge Leak 4 Heisman

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    100 Million is a ton of money... but its still 25 million less than what he could have got.... 100 million well spent
     
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    R_t_Kraken A True Fan

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    20 Million a year compared to the 30 he was originally asking for? Yeah I'd say thats a great deal. Now we can afford to sign a FA or two.
     
  6. Dolphin1184

    Dolphin1184 Member of the 'Owned! Awards' Commitee

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    Yes.
     
  7. Dolphin1184

    Dolphin1184 Member of the 'Owned! Awards' Commitee

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    He actually took LESS money and a longer contract.
     
  8. Fresh

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    He took $10 million less than what he was making, so that pretty much answers the question for me......
     
  9. ohall

    ohall A Miami Dolphins fan, not a players fan.

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    Seems like a freaking bargain to me.
     
  10. DonShula84

    DonShula84 Sporty Don

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    If players are making this much imagine how much the owners are making. The players deserve as much as they can get.
     
  11. SCall13

    SCall13 Finheaven QB

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    I'm assuming everyone that answered YES are heat fans. Or most of you. I'm not an NBA fan. I'll keep my opinion about the NBA to myself. But there is no way ANYONE is worth $25 mill a year. NO ONE. Especially a player that may be dominant but is also known to be lazy at times. But that's an entirely different argument.
     
  12. NaboCane

    NaboCane I'm on my comma

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    Even injured, no one matches up with him on the floor.

    He did us a favor - a huge one - by taking $100M instead of holding us to the $125M he could have demanded, and gotten. He made it possible for that massive trade to go through by freeing up space between the cap and the luxury tax threshold, and is making it possible to add one more starter/contributor with the MLE without killing ourselves with payroll.

    Shaq is a superhero once again and always.
     

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