Free Agency

June 29, 2010 - 7:28 pm
As ESPN's Marc Stein first reported , Paul Pierce will opt out of the final year of his contract, which will make him a free agent on July 1. While Pierce is leaving $21.5 million on the table, he is setting himself up for a longer deal before a new collective bargaining agreement is in place...
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July 05, 2009 - 6:57 pm
Once the Celtics interest in Rasheed Wallace became known, and once the other free agent prizes began to find teams, it became more and more apparent that the Celtics had to get a deal done with Wallace. Not because Cleveland traded for Shaquille O'Neal or because Orlando added Vince Carter , but...
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DJ Bean
July 02, 2009 - 6:07 am
Free agency has begun in both the NHL and NBA, with big-name players already on the move, including a few local college heroes landing in spots that will undoubtedly decrease their popularity in Boston. In the NHL , the most popular free agent was taken off the market early when the Blackhawks...
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January 13, 2009 - 10:25 am
Had Jason Varitek (and agent Scott Boras ) accepted salary arbitration, and with it a guarantee of more than $10 million for the 2009 season, none of this would have been an issue. But the Red Sox captain (and his agent) declined the offer, and the market for his services has been akin to a desert...
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