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21 Jun 2018 12:30:03
Big draft day trade

Celtics receive #1
Suns receive Rozier #4, Parsons, 2019 1st Grizz (from Celtics)
Grizzlies receive Sac 2019 from Celtics, #27, Dudley



21 Jun 2018 13:05:44
I don’t get the feeling that Memphis wants to drop that far back in the draft without getting a good young player too. They say no.

21 Jun 2018 13:14:14
Celtics can then resign smart and they also would have brown and Morris off the bench. Would definitely be a great matchup for the warriors since they wouldn’t be trying to beat them playing the same way, the warriors would have to guard ayton and horford for a big lineup which would take KD off Tatum who will only be better in his 2nd year

Suns do this because they get their PG and their big off the future.

21 Jun 2018 14:29:41
The Suns don't seem to have any interest in moving that pick.

21 Jun 2018 14:58:26
The Suns GM would never make that or any other trade with his former boss, Danny Ainge.

20 Jun 2018 18:27:26
Bulls go all inn i mean damn the east is trash.

Bulls make big 3 with all players signing close to max

Bulls trade celtics

Celtics get lopez,asik and #7 pick

Bulls get irving

Bulls sign paul george and cousins to max contracts while irving plays out his final yr while bulls hoping he does sign again with bulls.

Bulls let lavine walk
Bulls trade wizards

Wizards get portis and #22 pick

Bulls get #15 pick and draft jerome robinson

Bulls possible line up
J. Robinson
P. George
Bulls can make this happen and i think if irving chases for more money i still think the bulls will be fine moving foward

20 Jun 2018 18:40:45
Why would Boston even think about that?

20 Jun 2018 18:55:30
Boston can't afford to take on salary from non contributing players.

20 Jun 2018 18:55:33
How did nets just rob hornets rubbish just goes down a lot of people think trades need to be equal and that is soo not the damn case.

20 Jun 2018 19:00:44
They would obviously buy out lopez and 1 yr left on asik so idk what u saying by taking contacts next question for our dumb audience.

20 Jun 2018 19:26:30
The Hornets were trying to get out of the luxury and apparently (surprise surprise) everyone hated Dwight. It wasn't a great deal for the Hornets, but it wasn't ridiculously one sided.

You're not getting Irving for the 7th pick. Boston also takes on salary here.

20 Jun 2018 20:04:08
@skrillz702 if celts are pushing limits by signing smart how in the world can they afford to buy out Lopez let alone asik for #7? They don't care about 7 otherwise they would trade assets to get it and shed salary.

18 Jun 2018 08:38:17
Suns: Irving+ Leonard

Boston: T Chandler+ 1st pick

Spurs:J Jackson+ Warren+Chriss+ 1rnd pick Miami+ 1rnd pick Miami 2021+ 1rnd pick Clippers 2019

Offer Cousins a 58M 2year deal, with a team option for a third year. (force NO to give him a big contract)
Offer C Capella a 80M 4y deal (force Houston to match this)
Offer D Jordan a 75M 3 year deal and sign him.
Offer Ilyasova a 30M 2y deal

C: D Jordan
PF: Ilyasova/ Bender
Sf: Leonard
SG: Booker
PG: Irving

18 Jun 2018 14:25:52
This one is actually very interesting. It completely re-shapes the Suns into a win now group with some serious pieces. You mix some crazy scoring in the backcourt with solid defense on the interior.

The Spurs are going full rebuild here, but they get back a lot of interesting pieces. I think they would push for one of the other picks from Boston instead of the Clippers pick though. That one has a really good chance of just becoming a couple of second rounders. I don't think they get Sacramento out of this, but they should be able to get the Memphis pick here.

For Boston, it really all depends on three things. Do they have someone they're in love with at the top again this year? Do they think Kyrie is planning on leaving? Do they think Rozier in the playoffs is sustainable?

In this case, I would think that they would draft Ayton at the top, and allow him to backup right away. You wouldn't be able to bring back Baynes, but Chandler should be able to do most of what he brought.

I feel like you're left with:

Rozier/ Smart/ Draft?
Hayward/ Brown/ Nader
Tatum/ Morris/ Semi
Horford/ Theiss/ Yabusele
Chandler/ Ayton

If you're thinking Kyrie is gone and that Rozier is capable of being the full time guy, this is a stacked, young roster that can compete for a long time. Horford and Chandler are also the perfect guys to teach a kid like Ayton. Between the two of them, he can learn every possible aspect of styles on the offensive and defensive end, and the work ethic of Tatum and Brown will hopefully be infectious.

18 Jun 2018 15:32:52
They should trow in the Memphis pick indeed, if Irving wants out.

19 Jun 2018 15:47:04
No one, especially Kyrie, says he wants “out”. You’re not paying attention or reading with comprehension. The concern is for after NEXT year and signing long-term.

18 Jun 2018 03:33:11
Kings trade pick 2,Kostas kufos to celtics for pick 27,Jaylen Brown,2019 Kings pick

16 Jun 2018 05:09:28
Lakers Leanord

Spurs InGram Randle sign and trade Deng 25th pick 48th pick

Spurs take it or leave it Celtics ain't giving better offer then that for him brown and couple picks would be the only in trade plus fill in and Celtics not giving up Tatum Hayward kyrie

16 Jun 2018 06:19:51
Can't trade other players alongside a s&t.

16 Jun 2018 01:58:29
Kawhi Leonard trades

Spurs get - 2nd pick(Doncic) Skal, Jackson and Shumpert
Kings get - Leonard


Spurs get - Hayward Brown and 27th pick
Celtics get - Leonard and Green


Spurs get - Bayless (Fultz or Covington) Saric 10th pick
76ers get - Kawhi and Mills


Spurs get - Kanter Frank 9th pick and protected 2020 1st
Knicks get - Kawhi


Spurs get - Middleton Maker Wilson and 17th
Bucks get - Kawhi and Green


Spurs get - Beal Smith Oubre and 2019 1st
Wizards get - Kawhi


16 Jun 2018 05:06:27
i think the philly deal is most likely, bucks is intriguing though. and wiz shouldn't do that.

19 Jun 2018 15:53:16
Danny Green is past it and has little value. If he’s filler that’s one thing but he’s not a difference maker in these scenarios.

16 Jun 2018 01:48:30
Spurs - Raptors

Spurs get:
Demar DeRozan
OG Anunoby
Delon Wright

Raptors get:
Kawhi Leonard
Patty Mills

I would say this is similar to what OKC gave up to get Paul George.

Raptors spruce up their roster for one last run before the Celtics and 76ers dominate the East. If it doesn't work, and Kawhi leaves, they blow it up.

Spurs get all star level talent and a Kawhi junior in return.

16 Jun 2018 13:50:47
but if it doesn't work and kawhi leaves you gave a 2 good young pieces in delon wright and anunoby and gave up a star who can be traded for more young assets.

17 Jun 2018 03:16:43
Raptors say no.

15 Jun 2018 22:41:13
Spurs Kyrie Irving

Boston Kawhi Leonard

15 Jun 2018 23:18:38
I'd take Kawhi over Kyrie in a second.

16 Jun 2018 01:22:07
I don't think celts would be looking to deal Irving. Maybe I'm wrong.

15 Jun 2018 21:34:07

Brown, Morris, '18 Bos 1st, '19 Sac 1st



16 Jun 2018 00:27:00
Not unless Kawhi agrees to sign with Boston and also opts in 2019 for payroll flexibility.

Replacing Brown with Irving would be better.

16 Jun 2018 04:07:31
Hayward can't guard twos.

15 Jun 2018 19:08:30
Celtics receive Kawhi +Gasol

Spurs get: Boston's 18 pick 19 pick (via sac)Hayward and ojeleye.

15 Jun 2018 19:37:51
Am I the only one that thinks Boston should want Hayward more than Leonard? Hayward chose to go there, and has 3 years left on his contract. Giving up assets (especially a potential top 5 pick) to get a guy that might not want to be there, and has a shorter contract seems like a bad move.

15 Jun 2018 20:26:00
Bmiller, it's a bit of a risk, but Leonard is so much better than Hayward. Not playing this year and signing with a big name team has really inflated people's opinion of him. He's averaged 20 points in a season 1 time, he's an above average defender but not the impact player that Leonard is, he's only made 1 allstar game and he's coming off a major injury. Leonard can be the best player on a championship team, Hayward can be the 3rd best in most circumstances and 2nd in the perfect circumstances.

15 Jun 2018 20:53:36
Honestly, can Leonard be the best player on a championship team? The last 3 years Leonard was the star, SA went: Bounced in the first round; out in the second round; out in the conference finals (in a sweep that Leonard only played one game of) . If he's healthy in 2017, I don't think that series goes more than 6 max (but likely 5).

He may have a Finals MVP, but he wasn't the best player on that team. Not close.

Also, Leonard has averaged 20 ppg in two seasons and is a two time all star. And is coming off a major (? ) injury. Not that different. Certainly not a top 5 pick different.

15 Jun 2018 21:28:49
Leonard was 3rd best player in the league last year, he's led good teams deep into the playoffs, he is a 2 time 2 dpoy, finals MVP, and averaged 27 points a game. He's a better offensive players, defensive player and rebounder than Hayward. Hayward was the 2nd best player on a team that was a 1st round exit.

15 Jun 2018 16:14:31
assuming doncic falls to 4

clippers get 4, dwight powell, jamychal green, barea
grizzlies get harrison barnes+tobias harris, 2022 la 1st
mavs get parsons, dekker, pick 12

clips their guy
grizz, presumedly in win-now get two nice wings.
mavs stop overvaluing barnes and swap for parsons near identical contract while adding another lottery pick.
considered 13th pick to mem, but seemed unfair. so instead the next 1st la can trade given their commitments to boston.

15 Jun 2018 16:41:49
I'd pass if I were the Mavs.

14 Jun 2018 22:08:41
I want to take a look at the 76er's current situation and how to get past the Celtics to the finals.

Magic Receive Jarryd Bayless and #26 OVR 2018 draft pick.

76ers receive #41 OVR 2018 draft pick.

Thinking: Sixers are able to unload 8.576 million from their salary cap situation to be able to accommodate a max contract. Meanwhile the Magic are able to add a shooter that is still only 29. He's expensive for this year, but only has one year on his contract. He's better than Fournier and only half the price. In return for the extra salary, they're moving up 15 spots in the draft.

Cavaliers Receive Picks 10, 38, and 41
76ers Receive Pick 8

Thinking: Cavaliers begin to realize Dan Gilbert doesn't have the best relations with LBJ. It seems like a low ball offer, but mind yourself that the Cavs and Sixers are looking for two separate Archetypes. The Cavs should not worry about the Sixers or Knicks taking their big man they have their eyes on (with Porzingis and Embiid). In return for dropping two spots, they're put back into round 2 with options for cheap role players. **If this trade can't be completed than that's ok. I was trying to get the Sixers into the top 7 for Doncic, MPJ, Bamba, or Trae Young.**

Free Agency: ~39.5 million
Picking Up Team Options on McConnell and Holmes (1.6 mil each)

Plan A: Lebron James: I'd throw money at LBJ in hopes he'd teach the team how to win and perform in crunch time. The shortcoming of the Sixers was having a player they could turn to in the last 5 minutes in the game to take over. The weakest part of the team was the final quarter and this would work to solve it.

Plan B: Avery Bradley and Aaron Gordon: With around 36 million dollars to play with, I'd first throw money towards Avery Bradley. I think he's a much better fit. I'd be perfectly fine throwing 18-22 million towards Avery. He is the elite perimeter defender that they can use to put on the opposing guards on the Celtics, Warriors, and Rockets. He's a HUGE upgrade over JJ Reddick for this reason. Notice the athletic/strong guards dictated the playoff series with Boston. My other move would be trying to pry away Aaron Gordon or Julius Randle (if you can't pry them away, at least make the Lakers and Magic pay a pretty penny). That's the other element I think the Sixers are missing. Aaron Gordon can slide right in with Dario as backup power forward. I'd be willing to throw the remaining money at him. If I can't come up with the cap space to sign Aaron, I'd flirt the market for the package of Covington and the #8 pick (looking to move into 3-6 range).

Possible Starting Line Up:
PG: Markelle Fultz
SG: Avery Bradley
SF: Ben Simmons/Robert Covington
PF: Ben Simmons/Dario Saric
C: Joel Embiid

6th Man: Aaron Gordon
7th Man: TJ McConnell

My final analysis is that this team would have the shooting in Markelle and Avery to offset the inside game of Embiid and Simmons. The defense would be versatile with Bradley, Covington, Simmons, and Embiid. The height and athleticism on the inside wouldn't be changing much, so rebounding is still near the top of the NBA (Aaron Gordon doesn't hurt either).

Let me know what you guys think (if you like it I might try to fix another team)!

15 Jun 2018 00:50:12
Okay a few things
1. Aaron Gordon would start
2. Avery Bradley is nowhere near worth 18-22 million a year! If it’s a 1yr 15m deal then that would be okay. But if it’s a multi-year deal, it should be about 3yr 30m.

15 Jun 2018 00:56:50
You max off gordon to bench him? Lol.

15 Jun 2018 03:34:06
My philosophy is to have him lead the second team. You can experiment with putting him in the first lineup, but medically I didn't want to push him. Let him get comfortable (and use that Philly medical system) to ensure he's healthy long term.

Also, talking contracts, I would be looking to front load them. Avery Bradley in my eyes is worth every penny of 18 million. See if he'd bite for a contract where we take half his total salary this year and spread the rest over the next two years for flexibility when resigning Simmons and Fultz.

14 Jun 2018 07:44:48
Celtics:Anthony davis and darius miller

Pelicans:Gordan hayward,terry rozier,marcus morris and 18 1st rnd pick

Sign paul george 4 yr max and re sign smart 2 yr 15 mill

2018-19 lineup

Krie irving-shane larkin
Jaylen brown-Marcus smart
Paul george-Darius miller
Al horford-Jayson tatum
Anthony davis-Aaron baynes

14 Jun 2018 10:48:45
Boston hasn't enough cap to sign PG13 to a max contract.

And The Pelicans would want Tatum or J Brown and the sacramento pick to do this.

14 Jun 2018 13:25:57
That is a straight trash offer for AD.

14 Jun 2018 14:21:27
Keep dreaming.

14 Jun 2018 07:29:14
Celtics: Anthony Davis and darius miller

Pelicans:Terry rozier,gordan hayward,nader,18 1st rnd pick

Celtics: Kawhi Leonard and patty mills

Spurs:Marcus morris,Aaron baynes,jaylen Brown,Yabusele 20' 1st rnd pick

Sign tyreke evans and kyle o quinn

2018/19 lineup

Kyrie irving/Patty mills
Marcus smart/Tyreke evans
Kawhi Leonard/Darius miller
Al Horford/Jayson tatum
Anthony davis/Kyle o quinn

14 Jun 2018 14:22:32
Well you just topped your lasd trade offer with one even worse.

14 Jun 2018 18:37:21

14 Jun 2018 07:16:53
Here is another block buster you could knock
New Orleans , wizards , Cleveland , Boston , Knicks

pelicans will get
Gortat , McCullough , Korver Kanter , smart
Boston gets
James , Tim Frazier , Solmon Hill
Knicks get
Porter, Irving , jr, Smith , Ajinia
Cleveland gets
Mahimi , Markieff Morris , Jodie Meeks, Tim Hardaway jr, lance Thomas , 9 pick from the Knicks and 27 from Boston
Wizards get
Cousins, love, Clarkson , 36; 44, 51 picks
Wizards draft sf Hutchinson , c Mortiz Wagner , sg Devon hall , Pf M Derrickson
Sign c Greg Monroe , Seth Curry , sf Jeff Green

Wizards roster
Pg wall , Satoansky , Clarkson
Sg Beal , Curry , Hall
Sf Oubre , Green , Hutchinson
Pf love , Smith , Derrickson
C Cousins , Monroe , Wagner
That not bad team and I things it fare trade for all the teams , pelicans get replacement at center,starting sg , and sf, back up center Pf
Boston gets James back up point guard so Rozier can start another bench placer
Knicks get super star point guard Irving , and starting and back up sg
Cleveland get to get under cap no get another lottery pick and another 1 round and starting power forward , sf three bench players
Pelican gets replacement for Couisin ,starting sf , sg, back up c and Pf far trade

14 Jun 2018 12:43:44
The Wizards are getting way to much and the Knicks get to much. The Cavs probably turn that down and the Pelicans would turn it down, but they wouldn't have to because it's illegal to trade extra players in a s and t. Boston would have to think pretty hard about it.

13 Jun 2018 22:19:12


Pelicans-Jaylen Brown, Terry Rozier, Al Horford, Guerschon Yabusele, Sac 2019 1st R pick

14 Jun 2018 01:25:08
Not going to happen.

13 Jun 2018 22:08:49
Boston: LBJ


Cle: Noah+ Ntilikina+ 1rnd pick NY+ 1rnd pick NY 2019

13 Jun 2018 22:31:42
Can trade back to back first picks.

14 Jun 2018 00:06:58
They can do this on draft day.

14 Jun 2018 01:27:45
Can after the pick is made on draft day.

13 Jun 2018 07:29:18
Celtics trade: Rozier/ Sac 19/LAC 19/ Morris/ ojeleye/ brown/ bos 26th -get back Kawhi/ hart

Spurs trade: Kawhi/ murry get back Rozier/ Ingram/ sac 19/ ojeleye/ 2020 1st rd/ bos 26th

Lakers trade: Ingram/ hart/ 2020 1st rd get back Morris/LAC 19/ brown

Horford/ Baynes

3 1st round picks

Brown/ cardwell pope

13 Jun 2018 19:05:48
With a glut at sf in bos, why trade the only true sg in brown other than nader for a sf? If anything trade Hayward or Tatum for leonard.

20 Jun 2018 00:55:44
Ummm. what happened to Murray?

13 Jun 2018 06:23:20
Spurs trades

Boston trades
19 Sacramento
19 Memphis

Horford/ Baynes

13 Jun 2018 15:01:55
Sorry, I don't think Leonard is worth that. AD, maybe.
Besides, Leonard will sign an extension with the Spurs.

13 Jun 2018 17:37:17
its offering a lot but the Celtics have so much assets they can afford to overpay on a superstar and I think Kawhi fits better he’s someboding that can cover the Lebrons and Kevin Durant’s.

20 Jun 2018 01:07:43
The argument that a team has plenty of assets, therefore they will/ can overpay is one of the dumbest arguments out there.

What offer would the Celtics be competing against for them to make such an aggressive offer?

If the Spurs initiated this offer, I don’t think Ainge would even counter it.

13 Jun 2018 06:13:10
Celtics trade
Brown/ bos 26th
Resign smart 2yr 22mil

Memphis trades 4th overall
Draft Grayson Allen at 26

Bamba/ Baynes


20 Jun 2018 01:17:02
Maybe I overrate him, but Jaylen Brown is one of the most valuable young players in the league:

21 year old SG with excellent size (6-7), athleticism, almost 40% from 3-point, excellent current defense with elite future potential, and a player who raised his scoring in the playoffs. Yes, I know Irving going down would give him more scoring opportunities, but as a young player he didn’t shrivel in the spotlight.

Therefore, I wouldn’t want to give him up for a pick unless I thought he has maxed out as a player, which he has not.

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