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RE: correction

> Why would their cap situation impact them giving Kemp more ?  Doesn't the
> Larry Bird exception, the heart of the current lockout,  allow them to go
> over the cap to resign a player ?  Maybe simply increasing his contract
> does not qualify if it is not up ?

Exactly. You can resign a player for as much as you want. But you can only
renegotiate a player's contract for the difference between your current
payroll and the salary cap(only if you're under the cap of course). Kemp's
contract wasn't up that year.