HoopsHype Tiago Splitter rumors

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San Antonio Spurs restricted free-agent center Tiago Splitter could command an offer sheet that averages $8.5 million to $9 million annually, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Portland Trail Blazers are expected to be a suitor for Splitter, league sources said. The Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks have salary-cap space, a need for a young center and general managers – Dennis Lindsey and Danny Ferry, respectively – who were Spurs front-office executives when Splitter came into the organization. Yahoo! Sports

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“That’s because they’re having an election,” the former MVP of the Spanish ACB League said before Monday’s Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Grizzlies. Splitter explained that the clubs that own the teams in the Spanish League elect officials every four years, a process that always brings campaign promises. “Every guy who runs for club president promises to bring in this guy or that guy so they can get elected,” he said. San Antonio Express-News

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Spanish radio station Cadena SER is reporting that Real Madrid will make free-agent-to-be Tiago Splitter their top target during the offseason. The report, translated stateside at HoopsHype.com, describes the bid as a long-shot. Splitter, is well-known in Spain’s Liga ACB, where he played 10 seasons for three clubs. He was the 2010 MVP with Tau Cerámica, before joining the Spurs for the 2010-11 NBA season. The Brazilian became a naturalized citizen of Spain in 2004, and his wife is Spanish. San Antonio Express-News

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