Some numbers regarding players mentioned in trade rumors...in alphabetical order. Of the four, Caron Butler, Larry Hughes, Mike Miller and Bobby Simmons, Simmons is the youngest (although he, Miller and Butler are all within five months of each other), Miller is the most durable over the past five years and the most honored, having won Rookie of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year. Simmons is the least durable but it's close between him and Hughes, both missing more than 100 games over five years. Butler is the only All-Star...and is owed the most money.
Caron Butler is owed:
$9,249,980 in 2008-09
$10,030,970 in 2009-10
$10,811,960 in 2010-11
He has small performance bonuses in his contract, which are included in those numbers.
He is 28 years old and has missed 58 games in the last five years.
He was named an All-Star reserve in 2007.
Larry Hughes is owed:
$12,827,676 in 2008-09
$13,655,268 in 2009-10
He has significant performance bonuses in his contract.
He is 30 years old and has missed 104 games in the last five years.
He was named to the 2005 All-Defensive First Team.
Mike Miller is owed:
$9,128,575 in 2008-09
$9,880,937 in 2009-10
He has no known bonus provisions in his contract.
He is 28 years old and has missed 44 games in the last five years.
He was Rookie of the Year in 2001 and Sixth Man of the year in 2006.
Bobby Simmons is owed:
$10,602,667 in 2008-09
$11,242,667 in 2009-10
He has trade bonus provisions in his contract, which are included above. The bonus added $682,667 to each of the last years of his deal. Uncertain if he would get another.
He is 28 years old and has missed 108 games in the last five years (includes entire 2006-07 season).
He was Most Improved Player in 2005.
Salary data from storytellers.