Jared Dudley Rumors

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Jared Dudley
Jared Dudley
Position: F
Born: 07/10/85
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
Salary: $9,530,000
Regarding cap smoothing, Jared Dudley on the Woj podcast: “Michele Roberts is obviously a smart woman. She probably gauged both it ways. She probably talked about it. But, yeah, anytime the league comes to us – or vice versa. If we came to the league about something, they’ll fight back first and then they might let it go through.”
He also understands his mortality as a player and that’s one reason why he didn’t want a buyout from the Nets or the Suns. Getting a new job would have been tough. “If you don’t play in the league, even if you’re making $10 million, you can be out of the league,” hinting several times he thinks he has a few years left. But he noted that he and other veterans could have what’s left of their careers jeopardized by the NBA’s decision to permit teams to draft high school players, starting as early as 2021. “High school players are going to push older players out of the league,” he told Woj.
Dudley, acquired as a salary dump, averaged a career-low 3.2 points in 14.3 minutes last season. He rejected buyout talks and got dealt from Phoenix after vexing Brooklyn fans in 2012 by questioning why Dwight Howard would opt to come to the Nets. “[It] was about Dwight Howard and why he chose Brooklyn over the Lakers, and that was more of a question. If anyone knows me, I feel like I’m half-media, half-player as it is. I was just talking about the situation. It was no disrespect towards Brooklyn as an organization,” said Dudley, 33, who had classy responses to annoyed Nets fans at the time.