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Dolan’s reluctance to add another big man and release Smith also stems from the fact he’s already paying 17 players this season — the 15 men on the roster, Jeremy Tyler’s $100,000 guarantee and rookie C.J. Leslie’s $200,000 guarantee. Tyler and Leslie were cut at the end of the training camp and their guaranteed money is also subject to the 3.25 tax.
New York Knickerbockers President and General Manager Steve Mills announced today that the team has waived forwards Ike Diogu, C.J. Leslie, Josh Powell and Jeremy Tyler and guard Chris Douglas-Roberts.