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Oklahoma City Thunder: Taking a look at the NBA's amnesty provision

What is the NBA's amnesty provision and how does it work?
by Darnell Mayberry Published: May 4, 2013

Who pays an amnestied player: The team that waived the player under the amnesty provision must continue to pay the player's salary unless a team assumed the full contract of the waived player. If another team is awarded the player via a partial waiver bid, the new team will pay that amount of the original contract while the waving team pays the rest.

What else: The waving team is not permitted to re-sign or re-acquire the waived player prior to the end of the term of the player's terminated contract.

Which teams have used the provision: Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Golden State, Houston, Indiana, Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota, New York, Brooklyn, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland and Washington.

Source: NBA.com

by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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