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Warriors Close to Amare?

So I’m hearing Andris Biedrins, Brandan Wright, Marco Belinelli and Azubuike plus the No. 7 for Phoenix Star big man Amare Stoudemire. I heard they are ironing out a contract extension. Will post more info as I get it …

The numbers match perfectly. Biedrins ($9M), Buike ($3.1M), Wright ($2.6M) and Belinelli ($1.5M) is $16.2 for next seasons. Stoudemire is set for $16.4 …

By the way, as best as I can tell, the max extension for Stoudemire would be three years for $61.4M million, which is $95.5M over five years. …

Azubuike has veto power up until July 124, the one year anniversary of the deal. But they don’t need Azubuike. They’d still be within 25 percent without him …

Biedrins is a Base-year compensation player, which would really make this deal hard to pull off. But I at some point in July (not sure if it’s the 1st, the start of the new season, or 15th, the anniversary of the signing) the BYC status falls away. So they can only agree in principle for now. … Kawakami just found out it’s July 1 the BYC status drops off. …

But they could do the deal even with Biedrins being base year. That means his salary is worth $4.5 million instead of $9 million. So with Azubuike in tow, they still can come within 25 percent of Stoudemire’s salary, even if it takes one more player to throw in. Still, it would be more feasible to wait until July 1.

Marcus Thompson