Jazz Could Aggressively Shop Kirilenko

by May 04, 2009
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Kirilenko, who has one of the League’s most unappealing contracts, will have to go in order to keep Carlos Boozer, Mehmet Okur and Kyle Korver — all who can opt-out this summer: “It appears unlikely the Jazz can avoid being luxury-tax payers and bring back both Boozer and Andrei Kirilenko. Kirilenko is owed $34.3 million through ’10-11, an especially unappealing contract for teams trying to clear cap space for the summer of 2010. […] There could be a taker for Kirilenko’s contract in Golden State, where coach Don Nelson long has been among the Russian forward’s biggest fans.”