Carlos, and a bunch of Euro's are returning or staying in Europe. San Antonio was hoping Splitter would come over. No chance. No Americans, and not the just released type are starting to choose Europe. Write now, the Euro is paying 2 to 3 times the same number of dollars based on conversion rate and tax savings. Why would a role NBA role player stay here? Read a great article. Euro: Value of Euro vs. Dollar Impacting NBA Signings? Carlos Delfino is a reasonable back end of the rotation option, a point with size who can defend well enough to get minutes in Detroit a few years ago. He doesn't score well enough to be anyone's idea of a great starting option, and he's too old to have breakout potential, but he's still someone who could play 15 to 20 minutes a night for a playoff team. He's also someone that's going to make the equivalent of nine million dollars to play basketball next year... in Russia, for Khimki BC. ... Interesting thought to keep in mind as the dollar continues to fall. We all could see this coming once partial NBA owner Jay-Z started to flash Euros in his videos. As Josh Childress goes, so goes the NBA. At the same time, the NBA has been getting tough on salaries. Mega stars will get paid, everyone else, nada. Most teams seem to think that since everyone else refuse to go over the cap, why should we? Take it or leave it. Before this year, players had to take it. But now... Watch how this plays out with Maxiell's contract. Why should he take 3 or 4 mil here when he get twice that in Europe. Same with Amir, and Aflalo. NBA about to see a new economy, the have, the gone to Europe, and the have nots. This game is going to get ugly. Here's a nightmare for Stern: Euro league games get an ESPN contract.