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Luther Head
Luther Head
Position: -
Born: 11/26/82
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:184 lbs. / 83.9 kg.
Earnings: $6,986,339 ($8,557,600*)
Perhaps 10 losses in their last 11 games are wearing on the Kings (4-11). “Can’t do it that way,” Kings guard Luther Head said. “You’ve got to pull people to the side and talk to them like a man, and they’ve got to be able to listen. They can’t come back with a question.” Asked if leadership was an issue with the Kings, Head responded in the affirmative. “Yes,” Head said. “We need to find somebody everybody will listen to and stick to that.”
In July, Head reached a two-year, $2.5 million agreement with the Hornets. But before Head could sign the contract, the Hornets withdrew the offer, claiming the guard failed the physical on account of his surgically repaired ankle. Wojnarowski reports that this was a cover story for New Orleans. Woj reports that when GM Jeff Bower was fired after the verbal agreement on Head’s contract but before pen met paper, Hornets president Hugh Weber decided he didn’t want Head’s deal on the cap for the next personnel boss. Failing Head on his physical was an easy cover story, so the guard’s deal was canceled. Nothing happens in a vacuum, and sources tell Woj this greatly affected Head’s ability to win a guaranteed contract from any team, leaving him heading to camp with the Kings.Head’s agent Mark Bartelstein saw this coming back in July, then telling NBA.com’s Art Garcia that his client wouldn’t have had trouble passing any other team’s physical.