Miles clears waivers, up for grabs
Updated: January 9, 2009, 3:29 PM ETBy Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com
NEW YORK -- Darius Miles cleared waivers and became a free agent. That much was clear Friday.Yet everything surrounding the Miles affair -- the possibility of him returning to the NBA this season, and the negative salary-cap ramifications he would cause for the Portland Trail Blazers -- took a complicated and controversial turn Friday after the club sent a memo to the 29 other NBA teams threatening litigation against anyone who signs Miles or claims his contract off waivers if it is solely for the purpose of burdening the Blazers' cap.
TrueHoop: The Miles mess
Before Henry Abbott gets to cap space and e-mail missives, he makes the point that Darius Miles is not, and should not be, medically retired. Blog
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