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19 Feb 2019 09:09:18
Rockets offseason

Resign:
Faried, Rivers and Shumpert 2 year 5 million with player option for 2nd year
Sign W. Chandler and Jerebko vet. min.
Sign and trade: Jamychal Green for Nene and 2x future 2nd rounder

Cp3/ Rivers
Harden/ Gordon
Tucker/ Shumpert/ Clark
Green/ Chandler/ Jerebko
Capela/ Faried/ Hartenstein.

19 Feb 2019 15:17:33
Faried could get an offer between 30 and 36M for three years.
Unless he really wants to play for a contend, he's going to decline that offer.

19 Feb 2019 16:22:51
Gasupo Faried was just waived at that amount. He will be lucky to see 5. Faried was waived at 13.7. He's a 1 dimensional player with little upside if any.

19 Feb 2019 16:46:52
I think he's probably somewhere in the middle. He probably gets a MLE type contract this offseason (Between 5.6 and 8.6 depending on tax or non-tax MLE) . He's a great 6th man or 5th starter. Sure he's one dimensional, but he's really good at that one dimension, and that's generally what makes a great bench player.

19 Feb 2019 17:07:11
Is that a response to me or the post Bmiller66.

19 Feb 2019 20:51:56
I am trying to figure out why the Clippers would want to take back Nene in any deal.

Also, why would Jerebko leave Golden State for a vet min deal? We all know that Golden State would at least offer him a vet min deal.

19 Feb 2019 20:55:53
Just musing about Faried. Mostly a response to the responses.

19 Feb 2019 21:58:00
Faried is playing great since he joined the rockets

16.7 points 10.9 rebounds 636% field goals 31,2 minutes

He could get a good playoff run, so a contract between 30 and 36M isn't unrealistic. Just my opinion.

19 Feb 2019 22:28:44
I'm a guy, I take your musing's as jabs for no apparent reason other than you have a problem?

11 Feb 2019 16:46:46
Most likely to happen? Even if some sounds stupid or delusional :) next season

Sample

1. Kings and Cousins reunion. Cousins signs a 4yrs max contract

Pg Fox
Sg Hield
Sf Barnes
Pf Bagley
Ce Cousins

this team can make noise

2. AD stays in NOLA after resigning or he became a Clipper along with Kawhi Leonard

3. Derrick Rose back in Chicago, stays healthy and leads them back to playoffs

4. Rockets made CP3 available and someone bites (who do you think?)

5. No one goes to Lakers. LeBron declines.

6. Durant goes to Lakers :)

7. Cleveland gets number one pick again

8. Suns sign Kemba & one more big time free agent

9. Spurs trade Derozan

10. Timberwolves becomes bottom dwellers again in the West

11. Mitchell & Doncic become all stars

12. Dwayne Wade comes back

13. Kobe becomes LAL coach

14. Lillard or McCollum trade

15. NYK playoffs

11 Feb 2019 18:40:17
1. I Don't see it happening


2. The Clippers seem to have the assets to pull off a trade, that wouldn't be shocking at all. No chance he resigns in NO.

3. I could see that happening.

4. I think Houston would do anything. They run things very unemotionally. Maybe Orlando makes a bid if they re-sign Vuc? Nos sure they have what Houston would want, but they're someone that would try.

5. Feels very likely.

6. 0% chance. He wouldn't join another team to be called a coward. It's a lowly team that needs him like the Knicks, or it's back to GS.

7. AGAIN! Yep, they jump the Knicks and get Zion.

8. I don't see it. Maybe a big offer sheet player, but not an established all star.

9. The Spurs could do anything. Trading Derozan is definitely on the table.

10. This already happened? They're the third worst team in the west right now.

11. If both of these guys don't make it to 4+ all star games, I'd be surprised.

12. Nah, not after the tour he's had.

13. He'd be a hoooooorible coach. Too much of a perfectionist and too much ego to coach.

14. McCollum: 33%, Lillard: 0%

15. 2025?

11 Feb 2019 19:36:40
5 is the most likely to happen. But I am looking at "no one" as being "no star player". I can see Tyreke Evans signing a short term one year deal.

11 Feb 2019 20:43:40
Right Fredman, I was assuming no one meant no star.

11 Feb 2019 22:58:55
Rise ain't st as ying healthy.

11 Feb 2019 23:26:48
2. AD stays in NOLA after resigning or he became a Clipper along with Kawhi Leonard I wish but no to staying even w extension. Clips only hyave shot if Ainge gets weak

3. Derrick Rose back in Chicago, stays healthy and leads them back to playoffs nope

4. Rockets made CP3 available and someone bites (who do you think? ) Possible

5. No one goes to Lakers. LeBron declines. I'd love to see it but unlikely

6. Durant goes to Lakers :) maybe

7. Cleveland gets number one pick again Nope 1 outta 3 shot

8. Suns sign Kemba and one more big time free agent El Paso says Kemba

9. Spurs trade Derozan Good shot

10. Timberwolves becomes bottom dwellers again in the West Or at least close

11. Mitchell and Doncic become all stars Over time yes

12. Dwayne Wade comes back Why ask?

13. Kobe becomes LAL coach Nahhh

14. Lillard or McCollum trade L= Nope M =YEPP

15. NYK playoffs Within 3 years.

07 Feb 2019 16:12:24
Cleveland-Minnesota idea

Cleveland gets Andrew Wiggins, Minnesota's 2019 1st and 2021 1st

Minnesota gets JR Smith, Jordan Clarkson, and Houston's 2019 1st

Cleveland takes a chance on the player they originally drafted, while improving on their 2nd 2019 1st, add another future 1st, and trade away a guy who doesn't want to be there.

Minnesota saves a ton of cap space (Smith in only partially guaranteed for next year) while still getting a useful player in Clarkson and still having a 2019 1st.

07 Feb 2019 16:33:06
Minnesota's picks lottery protected?

07 Feb 2019 16:38:36
Pretty solid for the Cavs as long as both of those picks are protected in a way that they actually convey no matter what. I like it for Minnesota as well, if they’re looking to add some capspace and to get rid of Wiggins.

07 Feb 2019 18:20:15
Cavs already have 1 overpaid players who doesn't play defense. Wiggens has bigger contract that Love. Please don't ruin cavs franchise.

07 Feb 2019 19:53:19
Shizzee- subtract lebron years and that franchise is ruined.

07 Feb 2019 05:45:26
*Pelicans get: Kent Bazemore, Furkan Korkmaz, Jonah Bolden, 2019 2nd (via CHI, from PHI)
PG Holiday/Frazier/Payton
SG Moore/Jackson/Clark
SF Bazemore/Korkmaz/Williams
PF Randle/Mirotic/Bolden
Ce Okafor/Diallo/Davis

*Sixers get: Markieff Morris, Darius Miller, Nik Stauskas
PG Simmons/McConnell/Smith
SG Redick/Miller/Stauskas
SF Butler/Scott/Richardson
PF Harris/Morris/Johnson
Ce Embiid/Marjanovic/Patton

*Hawks get: Solomon Hill, Markelle Fultz, 2019 2nd (From PHI)
PG Young/Lin/Dorsey
SG Huerter/Carter/Fultz
SF Prince/Bembry/Hamilton
PF Collins/Spellman/Hill
Ce Dedmon/Len/Plumlee

*Rockets get: Justin Anderson, 2020 2nd (via BRO, from PHI)
PG Paul/Rivers/Baldwin
SG Harden/Gordon/Green
SF Shumpert/Ennis/Anderson
PF Tucker/Clark/Hartenstein
Ce Faried/Nene/Capela

07 Feb 2019 06:06:06
Jay aren't you a sixers fan. Markieff is done for the yr.

06 Feb 2019 15:56:05
Cavs Trade:
Love, Burks
Receive:
Bamba, Brandon Knight, KCP, Lance

Houston Trades:
Knight, 2019 1st
Gets:
Burks

Lakers trade:
Lonzo, KCP, Lance
Gets:
Love, Houston 2019 1st

Orlando trades:
Bamba
Gets:
Lonzo

06 Feb 2019 18:13:22
You will need a 1st to move Love. Lonzo for Bamba only 2 teams should be involved.

06 Feb 2019 19:15:57
Bamba for ball usnt happening.

06 Feb 2019 22:22:43
If it’s not a big man. Orlando doesn’t want him.

06 Feb 2019 22:37:04
They’d be getting a first for Burks from Houston. This sends it straight to LA in one deal.

04 Feb 2019 08:38:44
HOU receives Maker

MIL receives Oubre

PHX receives Nene, 1st rd pick HOU (top 20 protected)

04 Feb 2019 10:31:49
Terrible for Phoenix.

04 Feb 2019 14:10:32
Phoenix would rather have Maker and leave Houston out of it.

04 Feb 2019 14:40:41
@ Fredman, Agreed!

Send Maker to Phoenix,

Phoenix then sends Oubre to Milwaukee.

No need for Houston to get involved.

04 Feb 2019 14:51:06
Houston is looking for a wing, not another big man.

04 Feb 2019 02:57:56
Rockets get: Terrence Ross and Jerian Grant

Magic get: Brandon Knight and a 2020 1st round pick (lottery protected)

04 Feb 2019 04:33:45
Decline.

04 Feb 2019 06:17:07
2020 pick? Try a 2019 just to get the conversation started.

03 Feb 2019 21:10:54
The Cavs get Knight, Chriss, NeNe, Fultz Z.Smith, the Houston 2019, and Houston 21 lottery Protected

The 76ers get Gordon, Cavs and Rockets future 2nd

The Rockets get Love, Burks, and Nwaba.

04 Feb 2019 00:41:56
Loves isn't worth 2 firsts.

04 Feb 2019 20:23:08
They are very late first so he might be.

Two controllable guys in fultz and smith for Gordon I'm sure would be a no from the sixers.

03 Feb 2019 15:25:33
Mavs moves that should happen:

A:
Rockets:
- Hardaway OR Lee
Mavs:
- Chriss, Knight, 1st 2019

B:
Magic:
- Chriss + future 1st and 2nd 2019
Mavs:
- Vucevic OR Bamba

C: (or Maybe try on Knight as fast player and 3 point shooter)
Jazz:
- Knight, 1st 2019 (Rockets)
Mavs:
- Rubio

It works for all Teams!

03 Feb 2019 04:57:19
Three team deal

To HOU - Matthews

To ATL - Knight, Chriss, 2019 1st from Houston

To NYK - Lin, J. Anderson 2021 2nd from Houston

Houston is looking for a 3 and D wing. Instead of potentially being tied to Bazemore’s large salary next year, they ease their cap hit for 2020 by moving Knight and get an expiring but very productive Matthews.

Hawks take on Knight’s salary, but get the 1st they were looking for.

Knicks keep cap flexibility and add a small asset in the future 2nd.

03 Feb 2019 05:32:52
Seems easier to do a Lin for Knight + 1st rounder deal than bringing Houston into it.

03 Feb 2019 05:44:19
Houston is looking for 3 and D, not another PG like Lin. That’s why the Knicks are involved.

02 Feb 2019 22:57:03
If Grizzlies finally decide to rebuild and to go for a as bad as possible pick this year:

Rockets:
-Lee, JaMychal Green
Grizzlies:
-Knight(15m Buyout from Mavs), Favors(exp), for 2019 1st Jazz, 1st Houston, 2nd Mavs
Mavs:
-Rubio
Jazz:
-Conley, Chriss

03 Feb 2019 00:46:02
Even if bought out, Knight will be a $15 mil hit to Memphis 2019 salary cap. Be better to see if you can flip his expired contract next year for more assets.

I think that Memphis can get more for Conley.

03 Feb 2019 00:59:20
Drano trying to make the best euro team in dallas 🤣. Defense wins championship drano, smh. Hardaway for Fournier next.

Rubio Fournier Sloth Dirk Porzingis
Kleber-bench.

02 Feb 2019 19:33:05
Rockets-Grizzlies


Rockets get Jamychal Green, Garrett Temple, and Omri Casspi

Grizzlies get Brandon Knight, Marquese Chriss, and 2019 1st rd pick (lottery protected)

02 Feb 2019 17:47:31
Knicks Rockets

1st trade
Knicks trade: D. Jordan

Rockets trade: B.Knight N. Hilario 1st round pick

2nd trade

Knicks Kings

Knicks trade: F.Ntilikina M.Hezonja E. Kanter

Kings trade: W.Cauley-Stein Z.Randolf B.Mclemore 2 2nd round picks


Knicks overall acquire an additional 1st and 2 2nd's plus cut an additional 8mill on the 2nd trade. Might say no because they'd rather include L.Thomas instead of Hezonja because he is signed for an additional year. Figured 2 2nds by the Kings gets them Hezonja over Thomas.

Rockets get out of Knights Contract while pairing up D.Jordan with C.Paul and also solidifying the center position until C.Capela returns

Kings use their 11 Mill in cap space to strengthen their roster and push for playoffs.

Fox Ntiliakina Yogi
Heild Bogdanovic
Shumpert/Jackson/Hezonja
Bjelica Bagley Labissiere
Bagley/Kanter Giles Koufos

02 Feb 2019 17:59:32
Kings pass immediately.

Divac has already stated to the media that he is not using the $11 mil cap space unless the Kings RECEIVE draft compensation (not GIVE draft picks like you have them doing) .

02 Feb 2019 18:01:37
I can’t see the Knicks taking on salary after trading KP
to clear out salary. Especially not for a late 1st. It’s possibpe that Knight costs more to move on his own than that.

02 Feb 2019 18:45:04
Tellem newbees rkenne.

02 Feb 2019 17:05:30
Knicks Rockets

Knicks trade: D. Jordan

Rockets trade: B. Knight N. Hilario 1st round pick

02 Feb 2019 17:42:44
I like this for both teams.

Jordan is to good for the Knicks this year.

02 Feb 2019 18:48:43
Jordan for cp3 1st.

02 Feb 2019 17:00:35
Houstons is looing for a 3 & D, Utah for more scoring on 1 and 4, Memphis wants pick to build arround Jackson. Mavs need sidekicks, experience defense beside their dream duo!

So play out the offseason - now! : )

Basically since both are UFA and can sign where they want for next season and if Vucecic and Rubio would wish to join Mavs and stay long term, there may be a change for:

Mavs would get their Center and Magic something for Vucecis to try to trade Burke, their own and the Mavs 1st for Russell.


Magic:
- Burke and a 1st (yes it is 2025 : )
Mavs:
- Vucevic (via Tradeexception)


Send 3 & D to Houston and jump in the Memphis - Jazz trade:

Jazz:
-Chriss, Conley
Rockets:
- Lee, 2nd 2019 from Mavs
Grizzlies:
- Knight, Favors, 1st Rockets, 1st Jazz, 15m cash from Mavs (buyout)
Mavs:
- Rubio



Vucevic, Powell
Porzingis, Kleber(Dirk)
Barnes, Finney-S
Doncic, Hardaway
Rubio, Brunson(Barea)

Should work fine, for the next 6 years without picks : )

02 Feb 2019 18:27:58
Magic say hell no. They aren't trading an All Star Vucevic for sorry azz Burke and a 1st 6 years from now.

02 Feb 2019 20:48:28
Again . IF . Vucevic tells them, he will leave in the summer to join Mavs . in this case, they should do it. If not Mavs wait till summer and keep there asset. If Vucevic doens`t intent to join the Mavs -- forget it. The same on Rubio. So Magic and Kings would get some low 1st now instead of nothing in 4 month - Mavs would secure their needs now instead of have more chances but also more risk to get such players in free agency, win win approach.

02 Feb 2019 20:51:26
P.S. if Orland plans with Vucevic and he wants to stay in Orlando Mavs could offer the same for Bamba.

02 Feb 2019 23:08:25
Your offer was too low not they are going to keep him. Burke is garbage. I'm sure they'd rather lose him for nothing over that.

01 Feb 2019 03:24:57
Pelicans Lakers Rockets

Pelicans receive
Ball
Hart
Kuzma
Ingram
Knight
Houston's 2021 first round pick (top 10 protected)

Lakers receive
Davis
Chriss

Rockets receive
Caldwell-Pope
Randle

01 Feb 2019 04:00:29
Chriss, Knight and a distant 1st gets Houston KCP and Randle. Yea, not seeing that happen.

01 Feb 2019 15:34:59
Pels don't want Ball.

01 Feb 2019 00:13:48
Nice trade young superstars at backcourt and frontcourt with

..
Prozingis
..
Doncic
..

With the 2 x 1st in disuccsion I think there are still negotiations to have one 1st and Bruke or 2 1st and Ntilikina. A defense guard would be a nice complent!

I would offer Hardaway to Houston, Chriss could be a nice young complent to Prozingis!

Houston:
- Hardaway, Broekhoff
Dallas:
- Chriss, Knight

And I would offer Barnes to Kings for lottery protected pic and use it to offer Atlanta since they offer Prince!

Atlanta:
- McLemore, future 1st lottery protected (Kings)
Dallas:
- Prince, Shumpert
Sacramento:
- Barnes

The young lineup for Mavs would complemented and they would have the CAP to add one or two star or max players like Irving, Walker, Vucevics or Cousins or maybe another wing like Leonard or Butler.

Chriss
Prozingis
Prince
Doncic
Ntilikina

+++++

01 Feb 2019 04:04:48
Kings are not taking Barnes and giving up a future 1st.

29 Jan 2019 11:20:20
Ok, i know this is not going to happen, but who wins?

LA: J Harden

Hou: LBJ+ Beal

Was: B Knight+ Chriss+ Ingram+ 1rnd pick LA+ 1rnd pick Hou

29 Jan 2019 19:11:28
Houston.

30 Jan 2019 01:35:37
Washington in 3 years. Houston until then.

26 Jan 2019 14:15:01
after last nights game its apprentice Raptors need help to beat top teams like Houston.

Raptors trade for Gasol.

Raptors get Gasol and temple


griz get JV Powell Wright. and first round pick top 10 protected. and second round pick.

after that they need to get them self's another shooter at the forward position. they should look to add a vet in free agents. I would love to see them add Melo off the bench to be there FORWARD behind siakim.


lowry/freddy
green/temple
Leonard/OG/Miles
siakim/Melo
Gasol/Ibaka

that to me if melo can accept a bench role with 20 minutes a game and probably closing games because o his Offense. then I think they can beat any team out there

26 Jan 2019 09:42:26
Vet players Wizards should trade if seeking rebuild

Ind - Green
Was - Anibogu and future 2nd

- Ind adds a versatile forward who can add some scoring
- Was adds a young athletic big

Mil - Howard
Was - Smith and 2nd

- Mil adds a rebounding and shot blocking back up center that they need once healthy
- Was adds another 2nd

Hou - Ariza
Was - Knight Hartenstein and Hou 1st

- Hou gets Ariza back which adds another 3 & D forward which they are lacking
- Was adds a 1st, stretch 4 prospect, and backup PG

26 Jan 2019 14:36:49
The Bucks would pass on Howard.

 
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