Is Hassan Whiteside on the cusp of becoming one of the highest paid players in the NBA?

“It looks like he’s gonna sign for the max and the max is $22.5 million,” the Sun Sentinel’s Ira Winderman said on Hochman, Crowder and Krantz. “So when you look at that and see they have about $35 million in cap space, and that they’re gonna bring Dwyane Wade back and even if Dwyane takes a 50-percent pay cut and goes from $20 million to $10 million, it’s really tight on the books. You know who doesn’t fit here going forward at all in the future — they just don’t have the money for him who’s gonna be a free agent — is Luol Deng.”

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