If the contract is structured the same way as Monta Ellis' contract, the salary payouts could be equal throughout the 6 years of the contract. This is the approximate financial situation for the team if this is the case:
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The potential windfall in capspace for the summer of 2010 takes a big hit, but 2013 could be the year Mullin makes a big splash again in the Free Agent market. The team will be pushed up against the luxury tax this year and will get a little relief the following year when Adonal Foyle's contract comes off the books (all except $100k according to Tim Kawakami).