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24 Apr 2018 01:30:25
Blazers/Cavs Trade

Blazers Receive: 8th overall pick, Kyle Korver, Jordan Clarkson

The Blazer get an aging but undoubtedly elite and potential hall of famer on the roster. Although he is far from what he once was, Kyle Korver can still shoot the ball efficiently and get buckets off the bench. They also receive Jordan Clarkson who is a good shooter that can fit at the 1 or the 2. The big return they get is the 7th overall pick. I believe that in a stacked draft class the Blazers could pick up somebody help them immediately. They didn't have an answer for the Pelicans strength and defense in their early and unexpected first round exit. If they could possibly snag Jaren Jackson Jr. or Mikal Bridges at 8, not only will they get skill, but they will get lengthier and more versatile. CJ is an undersized shooting guard who would be better benefited from being surrounded by bigger guys. He wasn't really an ideal fit in Portland although he did end up thriving with Damian Lillard throughout the regular season. The Blazers could get a lot better in this trade and possibly even see themselves back in the 2019 playoffs if they draft wisely.

2018 Starting 5
1-Damian Lillard
2-Jordan Clarkson
3-Evan Turner
4-Jaren Jackson Jr.?
5-Jusuf Nurkic

Cavs Receive: CJ McCollum, Al Farouq Aminu

The Cavs need another scorer next to Lebron and some defense. In this trade, the Cavs receive Al Farouq-Aminu who is a defensive and athletic freak. He would be a good spark off the bench or in the starting lineup to provide rim protection, make plays and bring some energy and toughness to the floor. The Cavs also need some more scoring and more star power alongside Lebron. Let's be honest, Lebron and the Sixers isn't really a good fit with Ben Simmons manning the show. Going to the Lakers would be pointless because although they have the cap and assets to go out and acquire big name player, they are in a brutal Western Conference with a young and inexperience coach and roster. Finally there are the Rockets. Although the Rockets are arguably the best team in the West right now, I really don't see Lebron going out there and being happy. D'Antoni would have a lot of authority and he'd be sharing the ball with James Harden+Chris Paul. His best bet is to stay in Clevland, restock the team and continue to dominate the East. In the 2017-2018 playoffs, through the first 4 games Lebron has averaged about 33 points per game while not a single other Cavs player has scored above 20. He needs scoring. CJ McCollum will give him that.

2018 Starting 5
1-George Hill
2-CJ McCollum
3-Lebron James
4-Al-Farouq Aminu
5-Kevin Love

24 Apr 2018 03:40:04
Wait you seriously called Korver not only undoubtedly elite. But a potential hall of gamer? 4/ 20 is over. Lay off the weed.

24 Apr 2018 03:44:28
Cavs might need to give up some more, but I like the frame work behind it.

19 Apr 2018 02:29:59
Cavs if Lebron goes bye bye

Trade Kevin love to philly for Dario Saric,Jerry's Bayless,pick 10,pick 38,furkan Korkmaz,Justin Anderson,2022 sixers 1st top 9 protected


George hill to Minnesota for pick 58,Jeff Teague,Justin Patton

Trade Tristan Thompson, 2 2nds to Atlanta for 2023 2nd

Lebron James signs with Houston Rockets 2yr 75mil sign and trade Eric Gordon,zhou qi,2020 1st

Brooklyn pick lands 3 trade down to 6 Chicago and Kyle kroverfor pick 6,pick 22,2019 bulls pick top 6 protected,jerian grant

Buy out jr smith

Trade Eric Gordon to Portland for pick 26,Cale's Swanigan,Myers Lenord
Draft

6-Collin Sexton

10-Mikal Bridges

22-Zaire smith

26-Mitchell Robinson

38-Jevon carter

58-josh okogie

Sign a bunch of g league prospects,young players

19 Apr 2018 07:07:55
that is way, way too much for kevin love.
and the 2nd trade would be more fair if hill was the one being packaged with assets.
and that pick trade with chi is lopsided too.
smith and robinson will likely be gone by those stages of the draft also.
but nice try trying to danny ainge a chest of draft picks.

19 Apr 2018 12:25:40
If Minnesota wanted Hill, they would have signed him last year instead of Teague.

17 Apr 2018 21:24:15
Took some time working on possible trades for the hawks tell me if you think their possible or realistic.

Trades involving Plumlee

1)Knicks receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Joakim Noak, Pick 37 2018 draft, and possibly a future 2nd

Pros Knicks receive a center who is willing to play and 6 Mill in cap and about 7 mill the following year
Pros Hawks receive draft picks as well as a defensive minded center who could be a mentor for John Collins

2)Magic receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Bismack Biyombo and pick 41 in 2018 draft.

Pros magic receive 4.5 mill in cap for the next 3 years which could be useful in Aaron Gordons free agency or for another free agent
Pros Hawks receive draft pick and 25 year old who is a little bit more in line with their time line

3) Wizards receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Mahinmi and pick 44 in 2018 draft

Pros Wizards receive around 4.2 mill in cap this year which they could really use what with other bad contracts as well as a younger center
Pros Hawks receive draft pick

4)Rockets receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Ryan Anderson and pick 46 and possibly a future 2nd or 1st

Pros Rockets receive 7.1 mill this year and around 8 and 9 mill for the next two years respectively and for a LBJ pursuit this could be valuable
Pros Hawks receive draft picks as well as a possible shooting mentor for John Collins

5)Lakers receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks recieve Loul Deng pick 47 and future 2nd

Pros Lakers gain 4.7 in cap this year and around 5 mill in the next two years and with a club going after cap its a win
Pros Hawks gain draft picks and mentor

6)Memphis Receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Chandler Parsons Ivan Rabb and pick 32

Pros Memphis gains 11.5 mill in cap which could help sign a decent free agent
Pros Hawks get a pick and a young player

7) Pelicans receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Solomon Hill and ether Etwaun Moore or Alexis Ajinca and pick 51 and possibly a future heavy protected first

Pros Pels receive between 4.5 and 8.2 in cap depending on which second player is put in giving them much needed cap space for boogie or another free agent
Pros Hawks receive draft picks

8) Suns receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Brandon Knight and Jared Dudley with pick 16 or pick 51 and a future 1st round pick

Pros suns receive 11 mill in cap and get rid of an older player out of their time line
Pros hawks receive draft picks a okay pg who if schroder gets traded could replace as the starter and a menter in dudley for Prince

9) Nets receive Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Timofey Mozgov and pick 45

Pros Nets receive a younger center and gain 2.8 in cap this year and around 3-3.8 mill the next two years
Pros Hawks gain draft pick.

17 Apr 2018 22:13:48
I Like the magic trade.

17 Apr 2018 22:28:48
I don't agree with a few of the scenarios but i definitely respect the depth of thought involved

In the scenario with the Pels it just would not work out when Boogie re-signs. It would leave Darius Miller as your only true SF and would not give them the cap room to sign a decent SF in FA. Pels have to continue growth or risk losing AD

Of all the scenarios i see Houston as most likely maybe Memphis second most.

17 Apr 2018 22:54:08
Maybe Minnesota for Dieng?

18 Apr 2018 00:22:09
10) Minnesota receives Miles Plumlee
Hawks receive Grogui Deng and Pick 48 and future second due to his contract being one year longer than plumlees

Pros Wolves gain 2-5 mill over the next four years
Pros Hawks gain draft picks.

16 Apr 2018 21:12:45
Cavs off-season if Lebron leaves

Trade

The Cavs get Anderson, Noah, Ferguson, Burk, the 9th pick via NY, 2 future Houston 1sts and 2 2nds from the Thunder

The Knicks get Hill, Gordon, and Singler

The Thunder get Courtney Lee

Houston gets Lebron and Patterson

2nd trade

The Cavs get Brooks, Parsons, the 2nd overall pick, the 12th overall pick and the 2021 Memphis pick lottery protected

The Clippers get the 8th pick and Clarkson

The Grizzlies get Love, Lou Williams, and the 13 overall pick

3rd trade

Lakers get Smith (buyout, and Korver(buyout)

The Cavs get Deng and the Lakers 2020 1st lottery protected

4th trade

The Cavs get Dieng, Tyus Jones, and a 2nd

The Timberwolves get Ryan Anderson

Draft Doncic, Young and Knox

Let Hood walk

Pg Young/Jones/Burks
Sg Doncic/ Ferguson
SF Osman/Brooks/Deng
PF Knox/Dieng/Parsons
C Nance/Zizic/Noah

The roster would be at around 106 million, so it would be below the luxury tax and Deng, Parsons, and Noah can all be bought out after. Next season.

The Cavs would have 4 extra future 1sts

17 Apr 2018 00:49:22
Why let Hood walk? Just curious.

17 Apr 2018 21:17:17
I just don't see the Cavs being willing to pay luxury tax to keep him, if they're rebuilding.

15 Apr 2018 13:11:29
Trade:
76ers trade Fultz, TLC, Korkmaz, 10th pick 2018 (Lakers), 1st round pick 2019 (Kings), 38th pick 2018 (Nets)
Spurs trade Leonard

It's like 4x 1st rounder (Fultz + Lakers pick 2018 + Kings pick 2019 + 2x young talents including the 38th pick 2018)


76ers:
Simmons/McConnell
Redick/Belinelli/Anderson
Leonard/Covington
Saric/Ilyasova
Embiid/Holmes/A.Johnson
- resign: Redick, Belinelli, Ilyasova, A.Johnson
- still own 3 x 2nd round pick 2018 (Rockets', Knicks' and own)

Spurs:
Murray/Mills/White
Fultz/Korkmaz
Anderson/TLC
LA/Bertans
Gasol/
+ add 10th, 18th, 38th and 49th pick
- let Parker, Lauvergne, Forbes walk. Manu retires due to rebuild, so Gay and Green will not pick up their player's option, let them also walk
- resign Anderson, Bertans
- Spurs and coach Pop are the best in develop european talents like TLC and Korkmaz
+ main reason: Fultz and Lakers' (2018) and Kings' pick (2019)

15 Apr 2018 13:51:36
Sixers don't have the kings 2019 pick, it was traded to Boston.

15 Apr 2018 18:56:29
They either get the Lakers pick OR the Kings pick, not both.

Korkmaz out, Saric in and you may get closer but still not have it happen.

14 Apr 2018 22:59:16
Hawks - Knicks

Hawks gets:
9th pick (Knicks)
2020 2nd rd pick (Hornets)
Noah

Knicks gets:
19th (Timberwolves)
30th (Rockets)
2019 1st rd pick (Cavs)

Hawks gets another lottery pick and take on Noah's final two year salary.

Knicks move back in the draft, get another first this year and get more cap space this summer.

15 Apr 2018 01:10:14
Take the future 1st out and swap the 30th for a 2nd and it's not bad.

15 Apr 2018 01:48:40
Hawks giving up too much value to take back Noahs guaranteed $38 million. Not even close.

15 Apr 2018 04:11:19
Y would knicks do this unless the swap noah for their center.

13 Apr 2018 18:20:43
The Cavs get Leonard, D.Green, Gasol, and Mills

The 76ers get Love

The Spurs get Bayless(exp), Jr Smith(buyout) , Clarkson, Nance, Osman, TLC, the 8th pick, the 10th pick, the 38th pick, the Cavs 21 and 23 1st with swap options in 20 and 22. Plus they open up 15 million this year and 38 million next year.

The Cavs end up with what they need to have a chance against the Warriors or Houston at the expense of almost all of their young assets.

The 76ers get a veteran allstar with finals experience cheap and gives them more of the shooting they need around their stars. Also, the trade could make Philly really appealing to a free agent like George since this will be their last chance to make a big free agent splash before signing Embiid and closing out a ton for their cap space.

The Spurs get an infusion of young talent while opening up a max contract next summer. The Spurs get to pull off a quick rebuild for Pop's stretch run, while insuring the team will be in great shape even once he retires.

13 Apr 2018 18:37:42
Cavs couldn't get more then a mid 1st for love. No way they get leonard.

13 Apr 2018 18:56:59
I think Sixers want James, but wouldn't be interested in Love all that much, even if it allowed them to ditch Bayless. Saric is pretty good, better shooter, decent rebounder.

13 Apr 2018 19:20:06
Wait, Saric is a better shooter than love? How? Every stat says the opposite.

The Cavs aren’t giving up Love for Leonard. They’re givjng up love, 3 firsts, and two swap options. It’s a horrible deal for Cleveland. it’s worst than what the Nets did with Garnett/ pierce.

13 Apr 2018 19:50:49
Love played in 59 games, Saric played in 78. Love is .415 from 3, Saric is .393. Saric is better, given his age, and games played. Love has never shot this well for a season. Add 20 games to Love, and I'd bet that % goes down.

14 Apr 2018 13:36:02
i think spurs don't get enough in that trade i think spurs don't agree in your trade.

14 Apr 2018 14:03:52
3-4 young prospects. Salary relief. 4 firsts. 1 second. 2 swaps.

And you don’t think it’s enough? Oooooookkkkkk

Dude is injury prone and expiring after playing less than 10 games this year. Just stop.

10 Apr 2018 05:54:33
Bucks - Celtics

Celtics receive: Giannis

Bucks receive: Brown, Tatum, Morris, Yabusele, 3m of non-guaranteed contracts (buy them like the Rockets did for CP3), pick 27, Best of Sac, Mem & LAC '19 1st round pick

10 Apr 2018 07:41:19
G. A. Is good, but I can't see BOS doing this.

10 Apr 2018 15:52:18
Agreed. I love Giannis, but that's a LOT to give up. It's not quite NY giving up the whole team to bring in Carmelo, but I think Tatum is as untouchable as you can be at this point.

10 Apr 2018 16:12:27
Giannis is worth that and more. The guy might end up being the best player in basketball. If you put shooters around him he's almost unstoppable, he can legitimately guard 5 positions, is a great off ball defender, and has the potential to become the best on ball defender in the history of the game. His 3 point shooting has gotten a little better and if it ever turns into even a below average shot it will be impossible to guard him. Oh, and he's 23.

10 Apr 2018 16:46:36
I think Giannis A. would be Untouchable right now. He's the best player Milwaukee has, why would they give him up? Look at it this way, Would Cleveland give that up for L. James? Would Houston do it for Harden?, Would any team give up their best player for it? I think not! I'm sorry, I just can't see it happening.

10 Apr 2018 17:52:04
Celtics won't trade both Brown and Tatum. Maybe you sub in Rozier.

07 Apr 2018 14:59:46
if leonard leaves

suns gets SF Kawhi Leonard, PG/ SG patty mills

spurs gets PF/ C Dragan Bender, PF Jared Dudley, SF/ PF Josh Jackson, 2018 first-round pick

mavs get jared dudley waive and #50
spurs get # 35

resign tony parker 2yr/ 16m
resign kyle anderson 4yr/ 25M
resign davis bertans 3yr/ 19m
sign tryeke evans 5yr/ 60m

draft Deandre Ayton

spurs depth
PG murray/ parker/ brown-#21
SG evans/ green/ ginobili/ white
SF jackson/ anderson/ gay
PF aldridge/ bertans
C ayton/ gasol/ lauvergne

this much scary team that warriors and rockets next 1-3 years

any thoughts?

09 Apr 2018 18:07:52
First, suns aren't giving up the #4 pick 2 years ago, the #4 pick this past year, potentially the #1 pick this year, for a player that you wrote left. so its a sign and trade? Stupid.

But even if he doesn't leave, there is little chance he stays in phoenix long term, so again, ridiculous.

But beyond all that nonsense. you annoint that spurs team as better than the warriors and rockets for the next 1-3 years? Seriously? I don't think that team makes the playoffs. But you have they instantly better than the Rockets and the warriors? let me guess. only one to agree with this post was you?

Also, stop starting every comment with bro, its weird, and sounds like a horrible attempt at jersey shore.

07 Apr 2018 12:29:55
If Lebron leaves,

S and t

The Rockets get Lebron

The Cavs get Anderson, Gordon and 2 Rockets 1sts



The Cavs get Bayless, TLC,the Lakers 18, Philly 18 and 2 Philly 2nds

The 76ers get Love and Gordon


The Cavs get Noah and a lottery protected Knicks 1st

The Knicks get Anderson


The Cavs get Parsons, the 2021 Memphis 1st top 3 protected, and a Memphis 2nd

Memphis gets Hill and Korver

Buyout Jr Smith or find a bad contract to trade him for

Resign Hood 3 years 36 million

Draft 6-Porter
11-Gilgeous-Alexander
24-Bates Diop
Look for 3 and d players and athletes in the 2nd round

Pg Alexander/Clarkson
Sg Hood/Osman/TLC
SF Porter/Osman/Turner
PF Nance/Diop/Parsons
C Thompson/ Zizic/ Noah

07 Apr 2018 22:24:02
Always trying to ruin the knicks.

08 Apr 2018 16:25:07
The Knicks don't need ruining, they do a pretty good job of it.

04 Apr 2018 12:21:27
I think East are all set now for playoffs..
Raptors, Celtics, Cavaliers, Sixers
Pacers, Wizards, Bucks, and Heat

West lockup teams: Rockets, Warriors and Blazers
Its up to these 7 teams fighting for 5 spots left:
Spurs, Thunder, Wolves, Jazz, Pelicans, Nuggets and Clippers

06 Apr 2018 00:54:19
Thanks, Captain Obvious.

29 Mar 2018 10:07:38
Hou: 2rnd pick Miami

Miami: E gordon+ R Anderson+ 1rnd pick Hou 2020+ return 1 rnd pick Miami 2021+ 1rnd pick Hou 2022

Phoe: H Whiteside


Houston can sign LBJ

Phoe get a good defensive center

And miami can start a rebuilt

29 Mar 2018 17:22:04
Ripley will never let the Heat go into a full rebuild. That will have to wait until he's gone. So, they will be forever stuck in the middle.

30 Mar 2018 06:15:43
I don't know that moving Whiteside for Gordon and Anderson sends the Heat into rebuild mode, especially with Bam looking ready to move into the starting lineup should Hassan be dealt.

25 Mar 2018 16:24:38
Sixers/Cavs

IF LBJ goes to Houston or La......

Sixers get: KLove
Cavs get: Lakers #1,Sixers #1 2018

Love is a perfect fit with Embiid and Simmons. He's 29, still has 3-4 prime years left, shoots 41% from deep and rebounds a a high rate. Plus, this allows Saric to be the 6th man a strengthen the Sixers weak bench tremendously.
Cavs get two more #1 picks to rebuild.

25 Mar 2018 17:07:34
That'd be great for Cleveland, if Lebron leaves.

25 Mar 2018 18:43:13
I like it a lot for both sides. Love is a perfect third option and (as you said) fits the other two stars in Phili.

25 Mar 2018 18:49:56
rkenne16: Do you think Cavs would do it for the Lakers lottery pick only? It would unload $25mill from their payroll as well. Just a thought?

25 Mar 2018 19:23:44
Possibly, it would give them the ability to resign Hood and/ or a Lebron s and t without having to pay luxury tax. It's hard to tell what Love's trade value is. He's an allstar, but he will be 30 and he has obvious holes in his game.

26 Mar 2018 02:02:56
I really don't think the Sixers would do this. If they're going to get an older star to complement Embiid and Simmons, I believe they would get a guard. They already have Saric who plays a similar role to what Love does at a much lower price tag (obviously not as good) .

26 Mar 2018 15:18:14
Yeah. After posting this trade for just the laker pick for Love on a sixer site, I was slaughtered. I still think Love would improve the starting 5 and improve the bench (with saric moving to 6th man) . TTP.

26 Mar 2018 16:05:26
I think Bayless would have to involved from the Philly end. I don't think it's bad for Philly though. Adding Love, Simmons being atleast somewhat of a threat from 3, and a heathy Fultz could make Philly a realistic threat to win the East. They have the athleticism to cover for him (his defensive rebounding and post defense are both good, but he's bad in transition and he doesn't protect the rim) and his shooting could fill a big hole in their line up with Simmons not being able to shoot and real concerns about Fultz being able to shoot. He would bring experience from a player that actually contributes and could take a lot of pressure off of their young guys.

22 Mar 2018 20:30:41
Before they traded Harde to Houston, OKC offered him to GS for K Thompson.

What team would be the better one?

OKC
Ibaka-Durant-Westbrook-Thompson

or
D Green-Barnes-Curry-Harden

22 Mar 2018 22:15:23
Green > Ibaka
Durant > Barnes
Westbrook = Curry (push)
Harden > Thompson

Golden State would still have the edge. Slightly though.

23 Mar 2018 00:24:26
I'd take OKC in this scenario. Durant is the best player in this scenario and all 4 OKC players are good defenders. Curry struggles on the ball, Harden is all around awful on defense and Barnes would probably be the sixth best player among all of the players here.

23 Mar 2018 01:18:49
Stop living in the past enjoy Melo lmao.

23 Mar 2018 12:47:21
Individually, the players on the Warriors would still be better, but I think that OKC might be the better team. Even if they kept Harden, I don't think the chemistry between those three would have worked, but Thompson is the kind of guy that doesn't mind getting his quietly. He takes advantage when he gets his chances, and he doesn't complain about not being a focal point. That's really important to the Warriors' success right now, and I think it would be the swing here as well.

23 Mar 2018 17:49:54
Curry is injury prone. I don't think he is equal to the human triple double, Russell Westbrook. IMO.

23 Mar 2018 18:15:15
I actually think the opposite of soxfan. Individually the talent is probably slightly better in OKC, but I think that the PGs are the tipping point for a championship. I don’t believe in Westbrook being able to be a second option. And curry is an amazing TEAM player.

Also, if you’re factoring in coaching, I think GS has a massive advantage.

24 Feb 2018 03:44:05
SAS-BOS Offseason Moves

1. SAS-BOS Trade

SAS Receives: Jayson Tatum, Terry Rozier, Jaylen Brown rights to the Lakers 2018 pick if it lands top 3
-3 young players
-Tatum is a guaranteed future all star and Jaylen Brown is a defensive monster and potential all star
-Terry Rozier has shown flashes of greatness as well this year


BOS Receives: Kahwi Leonard, Brandon Paul
-Another star to help compete with Lebron's Cavs in the East and the Warriors/Rockets out West

2. Draftnight

SAS selects Brandon McCoy with the 25th pick (projected) and Borisia Simanic with the 55th pick (projected)

BOS selects Tony Carr with the 27th pick (projected)

3. Free Agency

SAS signings: Let Rudy Gay walk, Manu retires

BOS signings: Let Marcus Smart walk, sign Wayne Ellington to a 1 year 7 million dollar contract, sign Brook Lopez to a 1 year 8 million dollar contract
-Brook takes payout to play for a contender which he's never done and it's only for a year

4. G-League Assignments

SAS sends: ] Matt Costello and Borisia Sminaic (Overseas or G-League)

BOS sends: Kadeem Allen and Guersheron Yabusele

5. Staring Lineups

SAS Rotation:
1-Dejounte Murray
2-Jaylen Brown
3-Jayson Tatum
4-Lamrcus Aldridge
5-Pau Gasol

BOS Rotation:
1-Kyrie Irving/Shane Larkin/Tony Carr
2-Wayne Ellington/Brandon Paul/Jabari Bird
3-Gordon Hayward/Ojeleye/Abdel Nader
4-Kawhi Leonard/Marcus Morris/Daniel Theis
5-Al Horford/Brook Lopez/Aaron Baynes

SAS Rotation:
1-Dejounte Murray/Tony Parker/Terry Rozier/Patty Mills
2-Jaylen Brown/Bryn Forbes
3-Jayson Tatum/Kyle Anderson
4-Lamarcus Aldridge/Davis Bertans
5-Pau Gasol/Joffrey Lauvergne/ Brandon McCoy

24 Feb 2018 03:59:25
The salary in the trade doesn't work, Boston needs to add salary and I'm not sure if Boston has their full MLE, but even if they do only one of those signings is possible at those numbers.

24 Feb 2018 05:01:57
Ok, you're right. Add Horford and a future protected first but take out Brown.

24 Feb 2018 05:37:00
No possible way I’d trade Tatum and brown (on rookie deals locked in long term) for pretty much anyone.

24 Feb 2018 13:03:32
Bmiller, I love Tatum, but get real. You give both up if you can get KL (a healthy one) . Boston is even more likely to do something like this should they be eliminated by Cleveland this year, and LBJ decides to resign with the Cavs.

Finally, keep in mind that the Claw is only 26, the C's would be landing a still young player.

24 Feb 2018 15:46:41
You’d give up two talented young wings for a great player on an expiring contract? That is incredibly foolish. Also, who knows if Leonard is healthy, he probably won’t play the rest of the season, his health is a major question mark.

23 Feb 2018 11:33:02
76ers trade Fultz, TLC, Korkmaz, Bayless, Lakers 1st round pick 2018, Kings' 1st round pick 2019, Rockets' 2nd round pick 2018
Spurs trade Kawhi


76ers:
Simmons/McConnell
Redick/Belinelli/Anderson
Leonard/Covington
Saric/Booker
Embiid/Holmes/A.Johnson
- resign: Redick, Belinelli, A.Johnson, Booker
- still own 3 x 2nd round pick 2018 (probably Nets', Knicks' and own)
- Covington 6th man at wing (SF/SG)

Spurs:
Murray/Mills/White
Fultz/Korkmaz/Paul
Anderson/TLC
LA/Bertans
Gasol/
- let Parker, Lauvergne, Forbes walk
- waive/trade Bayless
- Manu retires due to rebuild, so Gay and Green will not pick up their player's option
- resign Anderson, Bertans
- Spurs and coach Pop like european talents like TLC and Korkmaz
+ main reason: Fultz and Lakers' (2018) and Kings' pick (2019)

23 Feb 2018 12:13:16
The picks are nice, I'm just not sure that the Spurs want to take a rookie who has both missed the season, as well as had his shot mechanics called into question as the centrepiece of this deal.

23 Feb 2018 13:51:27
Sixers can't trade both of those picks, because one of them will be going to Boston.

23 Feb 2018 14:17:10
The Sixers can't move both the Lakers and Kings picks since one will be moved to the Celtics unless the Kings pick lands at #1. That makes this one iffy to me. The potential of Fultz and Korkmaz would make this intriguing to me as the Spurs, especially if there's issues between them and Leonard. But I think they'd need to get at least one additional first.

23 Feb 2018 14:17:42
If Fultz is having the problem he is having (a psychological one) it will cost a pick in itself to unload him. Not one player in this can make SA better why would SA do this. It's absurd to think this is a good offer for Kawhi. PHI is thinking Hinkie is looking pretty good now. Didn't draft a complete bust, and trade a pick to do it.

23 Feb 2018 16:10:11
Jorga, Fultz value is probably plummetting, but he still has value. There probably isn't a team in the league that wouldn't give up a mid to late 1st for him.

23 Feb 2018 16:15:28
I rather have Ingram if I was the spurs.

23 Feb 2018 18:23:06
Rkenne your entitled to your opinion. I saw what I saw in the background of the Bret Brown interview. Until that is gone, I'm a seller, and wouldn't give up anything for him as a buyer. It's a clear Hitch, and it didn't appear he was making any baskets.

15 Feb 2018 05:12:05
Doc rivers takes over

Clippers get Mudiay Ntilikina Baker
Knicks get Beverly Rivers Evans

Splash trade by Doc
Detroit get Hardaway Noah Burke
Magic get Kanter R.Jackson 5th
Knicks get Anderson Biyombo Ross Galloway 1st 37th
Rockets get Leuer

Beverly/Rivers/Evans
Lee/Galloway/Dotson
Ross/Thomas/Bonga-36th
Porzingis/Anderson/Wagner-37th
Ayton/Biyombo/Bitadze-45th

15 Feb 2018 17:24:14
Doc has shown time and time again that he is not a great GM let alone a good GM. I don't think there will ever be a time that he has GM powers again.

12 Feb 2018 01:44:02
Cavs 2018 offseason

If Brooklyn pick goes 1

Trade 1 pick to Atlanta for 6th pick,29th pick from Houston,2019 cle pick back,2020 hawks pick,2022 2nd round pick

Buy a 2nd round pick

Draft:
6th Jaren jackson

29th-rawle alkins

35th-chimezie Metu

Free agency

Deandre Jordan to 2yr 38mil s&t Tristan Thompson

Chris Paul to 1yr 17 mil

Dwayne dedmon 1yr 3mil

Jeff green 1yr vet minimum

Quinn cook 1yr 1 mil

Derrick Williams 1yr 2mil

Dante Cunningham 1yr 2mil

Win title

12 Feb 2018 03:48:59
I feel like that wouldn't be a good deal for Cleveland.

12 Feb 2018 04:25:41
Gonna have to waive and trade a loy of players.

12 Feb 2018 16:38:47
17 million for CP3 Umm i doubt that happens.

11 Feb 2018 14:06:51
Cavs off-season if Lebron leaves.

Try to get a sign and trade for Lebron. If he goes to Houston, Gordon, Anderson and 2 1sts for Lebron. Then shop Gordon for a 1st.
If he goes to the Lakers. 3 1sts and Deng for Lebron or 2 1sts, Deng and one of the Lakers lesser prospects like Hart.

Shop Love for a mid level prospect, a first and try to shave some money off the cap. Preferably, they get the deal done before the season. They need to tank to get their own pick next year.

Resign Hood.

Take on bad contracts and young assets for Hill's contract.

Try to trade Korver to save money and buy out Jr Smith.

Scour the g league and etc to fill out the roster with marginal young free agents. Also, be willing to Hood and Clarkson for the right price at the deadline.

11 Feb 2018 15:17:43
LBJ opt's in

LA: LBJ

Dallas: Deng+ JR Smith+ 1rnd pick Cle 2018+ 1rnd pick LA 2019+ 1rnd pick LA 2021

Cle: H Barnes.

11 Feb 2018 15:25:46
I'd take the picks over Barnes. The Cavs need to make sure they're bad enough to get the pick they traded to the Hawks the next 2 years. Barnes is a good player, but he doesn't look like an allstar and the Cavs won't be anywhere near a team that can get out of the 1st round. He isn't worth potentially 4 picks including the lottery pick that they would lose. The Cavs need to embrace the process if Lebron leaves. It's the only way to build a contender in a small market.

11 Feb 2018 17:48:28
No way they get that package from Houston in a sign and trade deal. Anderson 1st and 2nd rounders more likely.

11 Feb 2018 18:01:19
Tonch, they would have to give up Gordon and Anderson just to match salaries to get Lebron. If they cleared cap space any other way, they would have to trade Gordon and Anderson plus renounce the rights to Capela and Ariza. If they have serious interest in Lebron, they can't get him without a sign and trade or Lebron opting in and being traded. The Cavs would need a pretty solid package to get back since taking back more than 10 millionish would keep them in the luxury tax.

11 Feb 2018 21:51:48
the anderson+gordon deal makes sense. lakers s+t is unnecessary and cavs should have no interest in taking deng. maybe if lakers resign and offer kcp and lopez it could happen.

11 Feb 2018 23:28:19
Dona for 3 1sts, it would be worth it. It wouldn't be hard for them shed enough money to offset taking on Deng. At worse they could stretch JR and it would get them under the tax treshold.

09 Feb 2018 18:40:55
2018 Offseason Plan (Lakers)

Step One
Magic Receive-Luol Deng, 2018 Cavs first round unprotected pick, 2020 Lakers first round unprotected pick

Lakers Receive-Wesley Iwundu

Step two
Lakers extend Julius Randle and sign Isaiah Thomas+Avery Bradley in order to compete

Step 3
Have assets to move at the 2019 deadline and still save a load of money to spend on 2019 free agents. Klay will be available and want a max deal which the Warriors won't be able to afford. Jimmy Butler will also be there but that's unrealistic. Lebron James will likely only sign a 1 year tenure to the Rockets or excursive his player option to return to the Cavs. All in all, the Lakers will have money to sign a superstar weather they want to in 2018 or 2019. Personally I think that the free agent class will be stronger in 2019 compared to the 2018 class.

09 Feb 2018 19:42:45
Thomas with no defense why would Lakers sign him to a contract.

09 Feb 2018 19:45:20
I think the 2018 is stronger with James George Durant cousins Paul and possibly Jordan. But 2019 is younger and better to build with Lakers. Leonard and Klay would be great and trade Ingram for a center. Plus they could keep Deng for one more year and can easily trade in 2019 with Ingram and a couple picks for whiteside.
Ball
Thompson
Leonard
Kuzma
Whiteside.

09 Feb 2018 19:47:16
Orlando takes that deal in less than a heartbeat.

11 Feb 2018 04:20:00
Dallas would take send for two first round picks.

11 Feb 2018 07:23:41
@true99 i'd keep ingram regardless of if u can get lebron, pg, kawhi, butler. the way the league is moving, wings are invaluable and u can do just fine without a traditional big. and ingram will be an all star. come 2019-20 whiteside and dj (both 30+) won't give u close to the same value as him.

09 Feb 2018 19:28:53
the magic have too many highly paid players with long contracts as it is. No way they'd accept another for what could be 2 very low firsts.

 
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