The math is fairly easy: Jordan Poole’s new four-year, $123 million deal with the Warriors is value solely $3 million greater than Tyler Herro’s assure with the Miami Heat, however it’s sufficient of an escalation to note.
The Herro-plus, mainly. Herro not too long ago and briefly set the market at $30 million per year for younger, very proficient, playoff-proven lead guards who aren’t one of the best gamers on their groups however could possibly be on their method there … and a couple of weeks later, Poole reset it by getting $30.75 million per. Both gamers have incentive clauses to weigh, however counting simply the assured parts, it’s Poole over Herro by $3 million in complete. Not too difficult, proper?
Actually, it’s very difficult while you plop the Poole deal into the better Warriors cosmos — every little thing surrounding this contract is overflowing with heavy penalties for the Warriors, coming right now within the dynasty, given the opposite meaty contractual choices due quickly and simply 10 days after Poole was punched by Draymond Green.
Poole’s deal — first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday, with the phrases first reported by The Athletic’s Anthony Slater — isn’t merely a big negotiating win for Poole and his brokers.