KANSAS CITY NEWS
Lopez returning to Wizards at reduced salary
January 10, 2009
By Ives Galarcep
According to team sources, the Wizards have signed Lopez to a new contract that will be considerably less than the $800,000 in guaranteed salary he earned as a Designated Player in 2008. Terms of the new deal were not available, but the new contract frees up the Wizards' Designated Player slot.