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Trade: McCants to Kings

Posted on: February 19, 2009 11:43 am

The Timberwolves have succeeded in trading Rashad McCants, sending him to Sacramento with Calvin Booth in exchange for Bobby Brown and Shelden Williams, has learned.

It was the Kings' second trade in as many days, and again, cost-savings is the theme. Brown and Williams carry team options totaling about $5 million for 2009-10. McCants is due a qualifying offer of $3.6 million, and Sacramento figures to release Booth, who has a $1.1 million expiring contract. Booth could be a second or third option for Boston or perhaps Cleveland, depending on what happens with Joe Smith.



Since: Feb 20, 2009
Posted on: February 20, 2009 1:54 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

The Kings are going to be losing regardless of adding McCants. The Maloofs have given up on the team and although have had success in the past...are just saving labor cost. It will continue for the next decade because they will not pursue the free agents needed to compete. It is so funny to see an empty arena that echo's...because the Sacramento Fan base is finally getting a little brighter....Put a better product on the floor and the fan base will come back strong-regardless of the arena. McCants was already a bust-now he will be playing for a CBA team.

Since: Apr 17, 2007
Posted on: February 19, 2009 3:42 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

Shelden Williams has moved around a lot lately....

The TMZ version of this article should go: Shelden Williams, traded last year from the Atlanta Hawks to the Sacremento Kings (perhaps to be closer to fiance Candace Parker, the premier player in the WNBA), has now moved further away from his girlfriend who is expecting. Meanwhile, Rashad McCants, dating Khloe Kardashian, has now moved closer to his girlie in L.A. with his trade from Minny to Sacremento.

Since: Feb 16, 2009
Posted on: February 19, 2009 2:47 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

Yeah getting rid of rashad is gonna solve everything.(sarcasticlly) there is alot more they need to do than just get rid of one player

Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: February 19, 2009 2:37 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

This was a get rid of these ACC star trades, Sheldon Williams has been a bust since coming to the NBA, really doesnt surprise me the Kings made this deal, They could try to move McCants at point guard, but really this isnt anything special

Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: February 19, 2009 2:14 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

This seems to be a decent trade for both teams.  The Kings will free up some cap space and now that Al Jefferson is out, Shelden Williams atleast gives them another big body.  He is young and maybe they think he can still improve/contribute in the right situation.  The Timberwolves have so many wing players that they could only afford to give time to develop a few of them and Rshad McCants was expendable.

Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: February 19, 2009 1:59 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike - "you've got to cool it now" with the BB references.

Since: Sep 6, 2006
Posted on: February 19, 2009 1:53 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

and its his perogative!

Since: Dec 11, 2008
Posted on: February 19, 2009 1:29 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

he played a single minute all season for the timberwolves...

And got paid over $1 million for that one minute. Must be tough. 

Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: February 19, 2009 1:23 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

I thought this was only a matter of time until he was gone.  I'm surprised anyone wanted to take him to tell the truth?  I'm not familiar with either player the Wolves got back in return?  Bobby Brown? Sheldon Williams is a name I remember from college ball but what has he done in the pros?



Since: Nov 7, 2008
Posted on: February 19, 2009 1:17 pm

Trade: McCants to Kings

Dude, don't be cruel...couldn't pass that one up (Bobby Brown reference for the kiddies)...

I'm suprised Williams hasn't played better as a pro.  Seems like a trade of overrated, underperforming ACC rivals and not something that should help either side all that much....

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