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19 Jun 2017 10:51:23
76ers

Trade:
1. #36 and #50 to Phoenix for #32
2. Trade Okafor and Stauskas for Asik and 2021 1st rounder top 10 protected. (Philly gets rid of two players that IMO are not part of the Process absorbs Asik contract that will be gone by the time Simmons, Saric and Fultz get paid)

Waive Henderson and Long

Draft:
1. Fultz
32. Swanigan
39. Thornwell
46. Lessort

Sign Reddick 2 year 50 million

LINEUP
Fultz/Bayless/McConnell
Reddick/Luwawu/Thornwell
Simmons/Covington/Anderson
Saric/Swanigan/Lessort
Embiid/Holmes/Asik

Young and uber talented team with Reddick as the veteran leader, around 2020 if everyone stay healthy will be a contender and by 2025 should have a championship.


1.) 19 Jun 2017 18:57:21
I don't want asik. I'd rather keep okafor for that junk of a deal.


 

 

12 Jun 2017 23:16:13
Pelicans offseason

TRADE:
Solomon Hill, and 2021 1st rounder (lottery protected) for Stauskas.

Alexis Ajinca for #55 (Jazz).

SIGN:
Bojan Bogdanovic 4 year 45 million (starting with 10 million).
Shelvin Mack 2 year 12 million.
Marreese Speights 3 year 25 million.
Reggie Bullock 3 year 8 million.

LINEUP

Mack/Frazier/Cook
Crawford/Stauskas/Moore
Bogdanovic/Pondexter/Bullock
Davis/Diallo/#55(Bolden)
Cousins/Speights/Asik

76ers can afford Hill's contract, it will be off the books by the time Simmons, Saric and TLC hit free agency.
Utah needs backup center and Ajinca is great for backing Gobert up.
Mack is a starting PG only for his defense, because offense will be run by Cousins and Davis.
Whats more important Pels are below the cap with this line up.

Thoughts???


1.) 13 Jun 2017 03:28:00
Why would anyone give a future first for stauskas.? I don't care if its 1-29 protected.


2.) 13 Jun 2017 11:18:39
The pick is to dump Hill's $12m salary, Stauskas is just a throw in.

Doubtful Sixers take on that money for a pick in 4 years.


 

 

05 Jun 2017 12:02:29
Blazers dump salary

Blazers/Knicks

Turner, Harkless and 15th pick for O'Quinn, Kuzminskas, Randle and 44th pick.

Blazers/Nets

Crabbe, Ezeli and 20th pick for McDaniels and future 2nd rounder.

Blazers/76ers

Leonard and 26th pick for Stauskas.

Lineup:

Lillard/Napier/Randle
McCollum/Stauskas/Connaughton
Aminu/McDaniels/Layman
Vonleh/Kuzminskas/Lessort(44th)
Nurkic/O'Quinn/Davis

That roster makes 90 million in salaries leaving Portland with enough cap to sign another free agent.


1.) 05 Jun 2017 12:58:18
Elezi's already been cut free by Portland. Don't see the Sixers wanting another back up big, and I don't know if the Blazers are looking to deal away so much salary that they can go sign an FA, it looks like theym're just trying to avoid paying the tax.

In a microcausim, deals one and two are fine, I'm just not sure Blazers make all three.


2.) 05 Jun 2017 15:00:32
Salaries don't match the way you prpose the trade
-Cut Harkless from the first deal.
-Change turner and Crabbe destination because first of all you can't trade crabbe to nets and secondly because you exclude harkless from the deal you must give knicks a better trade asset than turner.
-Knicks must trade a contract like L. Thomas (probably to the nets so the salaries work.
Lillard/ Bayless/ Nappier
Mccollum/ Stauskas/ Quartermann
Harkless/ Kuzminskas/ mcDaniels
Aminu/ Vonleh/ Davis
Nurkic/ Oquinn/ 44th.


3.) 05 Jun 2017 15:29:00
It's a salary dump. of course salaries won't match.


4.) 05 Jun 2017 16:38:30
Agree with triangle. Individually, the deals make sense. All together, Portland guts their bench and moves all 3 firsts for essentially nothing.


5.) 05 Jun 2017 16:54:34
Stauskas is a FA.


6.) 05 Jun 2017 21:45:30
No, he is not. He is on a 4th year of his rookie scale contract next season.


7.) 07 Jun 2017 21:56:48
This wouldn't help the blazers get better. All it does is wreck the team to try to save money and sign a free agent who won't come here (example last season) .


 

 

01 Jun 2017 09:31:42
So this is something i am thinking for quite a while now. It probably won't happen but i want to see what others think of it. My opinion is that Clippers have to restart it this year because they are stuck in the middle of nowhere with that 'super' team.

Clippers sign Paul to a max contract and then trade him to Pelicans for Holiday ( signed max by Pels ), Hill, Asik and future 1st rounder.


1.) 01 Jun 2017 10:10:17
This would be a dream come true for Pelicans. Not certain why Clippers would do this. Dealing Paul for Holiday straight up is bad enough but also taking on two of Pelicans bad contracts and only getting a future 1st in return is pretty bad return for Clippers. Holiday is younger than Paul so in that sense a swap may make sense but when factoring in his large contract and injury woes I think Clippers would ultimately be better off just letting Paul walk in FA than this offer.


2.) 01 Jun 2017 14:02:19
Paul to the Pelicans is one of those pipe dream pull your heart-string stories, but I'm not sure if it'll happen. This trade doesn't make a ton of sense for the Clippers, for the reasons Jaw put out there. They can just sign Holiday, and let Paul sign elsewhere without taking any contracts on.


3.) 01 Jun 2017 14:48:45
Man i wish. But no chance in hell anything remotely close to that could happen.


4.) 01 Jun 2017 15:09:43
People, we have to realize that sign and trades are hard to come by. It also is not possible to have more than multiple players involved in a sign and trade, or 2 sign and trade players in the same trade.


 

 

29 May 2017 15:55:58
76ers/Nets

Stauskas, Okafor, #39 and #50 for LeVert.

Thoughts?


1.) 29 May 2017 16:33:37
No need for a SF who isn't a upgrade to covington. Anderson TLC are also good backups.


2.) 29 May 2017 20:52:01
Thanks for reply, I look at LeVert as a shooting guard, position 76ers are pretty thin. And Nets would probably jump on this.


 

 

 

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23 Jun 2017 08:23:33
Great draft by the Kings. Finally they drafted smart. Traded away #10 when Isaac and Markkanen were gone and they had no need for Monk. Fox clearly a starter, Jackson not so sure but should see big minutes in his first year already, Giles is a gamble but was probably the best player if not for the injuries, Mason perfect backup PG. Maybe brighter years are to come for the Kings.


1.) 23 Jun 2017 13:12:15
I felt Kings were positioned nicely with #5 and #10 since they were both kind of the last picks before a drop in talent in next tier of prospects. At #10 I probably would've taken Monk as the best player available and since Kings backcourt is lacking (Monk could've played 6th man combo guard role getting minutes at both guard spots) . However, I think trading back wasn't a bad move either. I think they did a good job of balancing Jackson who seems to be a fairly low-risk player with Giles who is a high-risk, high-reward player. I would've liked them to possibly get OG Anunoby who is a lotto-level talent who defensively could've been a rock for that team. Overall tho it was a very logical draft for the Kings and overall their outlook is looking a lot better than it did a year ago with Cousins. I think having a character like that as you best player is draining to a franchise and moving him was certainly an addition by subtraction.


2.) 23 Jun 2017 16:18:47
Kings also got College Basketball Player of the year Frank Mason in the 2nd round. If he was a few inches taller and a little younger he'd probably be top player in this draft class. He is a winner and tough competitor and could be an offensive force after shooting an unreal 47% on over 5 3s per game in college. Hopefully Kings learned their lessen with IT and will keep Mason around since he may not be IT but he should have a solid career.


3.) 23 Jun 2017 19:38:50
Lol. Like luke harongody. Or Tyler hansborough? He's second round for a reason. Let's not over sensationalize here.


4.) 23 Jun 2017 19:41:36
McDermott. Hield. Fredette. Kaminsky. Turner. Burke. These are recent players of the year. COllege most definitely does not translate to NBA. At least not in a clear direct way.


 

 

20 Jun 2017 23:56:14
After the Russell/Lopez trade i think it's pretty obvious that Clarkson, Randle, #27, #28 will be offered to get Paul George.


1.) 21 Jun 2017 01:02:13
How do they dump Deng's contract, if that's the offer.


2.) 21 Jun 2017 01:31:46
The fact that Lakers gave up that much to dump Mozgov makes me think they intend to keep Lopez. As an expiring contract and Cali native he probably would've been interested in resigning with LA next summer and Lakers dealing for him now in a vacuum doesn't help them that much (his cap hold would be over 33 mill so it wouldn't give them any additional flexibility;

in fact could hurt if he delays signing since doubt he gets that much) . For this reason I think they went ahead and got Lopez since they also plan on getting George this season so that they can assess what that team looks like and can fill the holes next offseason in addition to signing both longterm (assuming they play well together) .

Clarkson, Randle, #27 and #28 I think would be a competitive offer for George and would help Lakers save cap space with Clarkson's contract and on Randle who is an expiring contract. The only concern is they'd be essentially stuck with Deng's contract which is worse than Mozgov's unless a team will take it for a future pick (unlikely given Lakers trajectory) .


 

 

18 May 2017 17:59:49
Nets busy summer. Continuation to my last post about Blazers.

Nets/Blazers trade

Blazers pick (15th), Cavs pick (26th), Turner, Crabbe, Napier for Wizards pick (22nd), T. Booker, Lin, Whitehead and Celtics 2nd round pick (56th).

Trade Lopez, McDaniels, Acy for Bucks 1st rounder (17th), Delavedova and Henson.

Sign Ibaka 3 year 60 million ( don't think anyone will offer him more ).

Waive: Dinwiddie, Harris and Goodwin before their contracts become guaranteed.

Draft:
15: Leaf
17: Adebayo
26: Dozier
27: Iwundu

Lineup:
Delavedova/Dozier/Napier
Crabbe/LeVert/Kilpatrick
Turner/RHJ/Iwundu
Ibaka/Leaf/Nicholson
Henson/Adebayo/Hamilton

Obvious goal here is to develop younger players and IMO this team won't be nearly as bad this years team.


 

 

18 May 2017 10:23:46
Portland clearing cap space.

Blazer/Nets trade

Blazers pick (15th), Cavs pick (26th), Turner, Crabbe, Napier for Wizards pick (22nd), T. Booker, Lin, Whitehead and Celtics 2nd round pick (56th).

16.4 million saved

Blezers/76ers trade

Grizzlies pick (20th) and Leonard for Mavs 2nd rounder (39th) and Hawks 2nd round pick (50th)

9.9 million saved

Lineup

Blazers
Lillard/Lin/Whitehead
McCollum/Kennard(22nd)/Connaughton
Harkless/Aminu/Layman
Booker/Vonleh/Swanigan(39th)
Nurkic/Davis/Comanche(50th)

Blazers are just slightly over the cap here and IMO improve from last year with better backup PG and a starting PF who is bringing much energy in the paint. That 56th pick is used for draft and stash.

Nets get two players that could potentialy be leaders in their young squad and get Napier who is still young and IMO still hasn't shown what's he capable of doing, more importantly they get 1 more first rounder in this year draft and assuming that they will get one more when they trade Lopez, they will have 4 1st rounders in this years deep draft and it speeds up their rebuilding.

76ers take that horrible contract for that 1st pick that could be used for drafting some guard depth, by the time 76ers will have to resign all of theirs young talent that contract won't look su terrible or they could even unload it in a trade similar to how they acquired it.

I believe that this is a scenario where everyone has improved teams.


1.) 18 May 2017 18:07:26
If I'm Blazers I'd first try to make a move for Butler centered around McCollum and include Crabbe, Leonard (although bad contracts they are relative young so could be used to rebuild) and as many of their 3 draft picks as it takes.

If they can't make that work I'd explore options like these trades. However, I think Blazers would need to give up more in that first deal and I wouldn't want contracts like Lin or Booker back in return. Blazers are at 133 mil already and need to seriously clear cap space especially since next offseason Nurkic will be due an extension.


2.) 18 May 2017 19:28:12
Booker and Davis will be free agents after next season and Lin has a player option which he will probably decline to chase a long term deal. Those three players open up around 27 million, and when you count in salary rises from Lillard and McCollum it make around 23-4 million in cap space.

I like your idea about Butler tho.


 

 

16 May 2017 13:42:05
If Pelicans don't do good until the trade deadline next year, do you think they would trade Cousins to Celtics for only 2018 Brooklyn pick and maybe one more Celtics own first rounder lottery protected?


1.) 17 May 2017 07:28:15
It depends heavily on what other moves the Celtics make between now and then. In theory tho I think if Pelicans were in that situation and Cousins was unhappy and unlikely to resign they would need to consider dealing him since with their cap situation if he walked they wouldn't be able to restock on talent in FA.


 

 

 

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22 Jun 2017 09:52:39
No way they sign Reddick for 4 years. 2 year 45-50 million maybe.


 

 

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19 Jun 2017 10:08:36
I think Pacers would want all 3 Blazers first rounders.


 

 

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14 Jun 2017 11:36:01
I just can't believe that someone is disagreeing over the FACT that Stauskas is not free agent.


 

 

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14 Jun 2017 08:40:19
Stauskas is not FA.


 

 

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05 Jun 2017 21:45:30
No, he is not. He is on a 4th year of his rookie scale contract next season.


 

 

 

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