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12 Dec 2017 15:59:28

MIA get: Mike Conley, Bismack Biyombo, Nikola Vucevic, and Mario Hezonjia

pg. Conley/ Johnson
sg. Waiters/ Hezonjia
sf. Johnson/ Richardson
pf. Adedbayo/ Olynyk
c. Vucevic/ Biyombo

MEM get: Hassan Whiteside, Evan Fournier, Wayne Ellington (exp), Johnathan Isaac, Elfrid Payton, and Justice Winslow

pg. Payton/ Chalmers
sg. Evans/ McLemore
sf. Fournier/ Winslow
pf. Isaac/ Green
c. Whiteside/ Wright

ORL get: Chandler Parsons, Marc Gasol, and Goran Dragic

pg. Dragic/ Mack
sg. Ross/ Afflalo
sf. Simmons/ Parsons
pf. Gordon/ Speights
c. Gasol/ Payne

12 Dec 2017 19:06:27
Risky for the Magic I’d keep Isaac after letting Oladipo and Harris go in trades they’ve lost out on talents so they should keep some youth to develop and trading for older and injury prone players could make them worse.

11 Dec 2017 08:05:02
Pelicans - Harrison Barnes

Mavs - Omir Asik, Solomon Hill, Cheick Diallo, 2018 unprotected 1st round pick, 2019 2nd round pick

Pels lineup

PG - Rondo - Nelson
SG - Holiday - Moore
SF - Barnes - Miller
PF - Davis - Cunningham
C - Cousins - Ajainca.

11 Dec 2017 09:37:15
dallas won´t give away barnes for a pick in the range 15-25. Better trade by the way would be matthews and mejri for asik, hill, diallo, 1st rounder 2018 and 2nd rounder 2019.

12 Dec 2017 06:27:03
Wesley Mathews has no value, much less a 1st rounder, and multiple players.

10 Dec 2017 16:44:21
Portland: Boogie cousins

Pelicans: Swanigan, Harkless, Nurkic

Pels get wing help in Harkless, and upside in Swanigan, and Nurkic. Portland gets a Star who can be a go to guy, and a floor spacer.

10 Dec 2017 16:55:06
Not terrible if NOs thinks they're about to lose Cousins, but they may want some assets with more upside. For Portland, I think they would have to have some assurances that Cousins would resign.

10 Dec 2017 17:40:49
rkenne_16 completely agree about Boogie. Assurances he will sign Possibly switch that up a little with Rondo, and Mccollum. McCollum would compliment holiday, as Rondo would Lillard, throw in Hill to make salaries work, or a combination thereof?

10 Dec 2017 18:25:15
The deal looks good would not entertain rondo for McCollum but.

10 Dec 2017 18:42:48
Rad23, yeah Portland has to shore up its backcourt defensively, and ball handling wise. They aren't looking playoff bound if Lillard, or Mccollum, isn't dealt for a defensive player. Lillard is a better ball handler than Mccollum by quite a bit, plus Rondo, and Boogie are close friends. Added incentive.

10 Dec 2017 20:50:36
The original deal is probably fair value for Cousins, and one I might gamble on (though, I hate Cousins, so I personally would pass on him overall, but that’s not the point) .

McCollum is waaaaaay more valuable than rondo. He’s more valuable than Cousins (because of contracts) . I wouldn’t offer either of portlands guards unless AD was involved (which he’s too valuable to do) .

10 Dec 2017 23:01:04
I like this trade

Cousins would stay in Portland and Nurkic would stay in NO.

11 Dec 2017 06:00:36
Bmiller66 my response after proposed trade was to rkenne_16, and was more of a suggestion as to what would keep cousins in Portland, and make trade happen. My trade proposal is what I would do as a GM. Get Boogie. Lillard can't carry a team. Defense wins championships. Name one starting point guard Lillard can hold under 20?

11 Dec 2017 16:58:53
I don't do this even if i know Boogie won't resign in NOLA unless there is more upside if I'm the Pels GM.

08 Dec 2017 22:50:30
Celtics - Pelicans Blockbuster

Celtics get: Anthony Davis

Pelicans get: Al Horford, Jaylen Brown + Lakers Pick 18 / Kings Pick 19, Celtics Pick 19 and Clippers Pick 19

I think there is a Chance that this trade will happen. If the Pelicans continue to struggle they will trade Cousins first ( Contract expires in 2018) and than trade Davis to make a Rebuild.

08 Dec 2017 23:20:27
With the way the team has been playing Celtics definitely don't make this trade. don't need AD they'll pass.

08 Dec 2017 23:38:43
Unless they get a ridiculous package, they're going to try to do a quick rebuild around AD. They would need to get more. Maybe find a third team that would be willing to give up some decent assets for Horford.

09 Dec 2017 00:23:10
Not enough for AD.

09 Dec 2017 03:03:58
This is tough. Celtics are playing really really good basketball and Al Horford is a major part of it. Hard for the Celtics to pass on AD but this will depend on what their goal is.

09 Dec 2017 05:54:44
echoing some previous responses, i don’t think this is a move u make mid-season, the c’s are just playing too well right now. tatum would prob have to be included in a trade too. if AD can be gotten next offseason or the year after, the c’s would have to really contemplate the pros/ cons. obvs AD is a once in a generation kind of talent, but u don’t necessarily want to dismantle a contending team if that’s what it will take to bring him in.

09 Dec 2017 11:26:10
I think you can't pass on this offer.
Celtics should go for AD, when they have a chance.

09 Dec 2017 14:45:43
AD will never be a Celtic, especially for that offer.

09 Dec 2017 22:00:29
Horford, spacing and passing would be missed in Boston. Cousins to Boston is a better deal to me. He is a good passer, not as good as horford, but can shoot 3's as well. No Jaylen brown. He is a a great 2-way player/ wing. Rare in this league. Horford, picks, Rozier? Maybe take back a guy like Asik for compensation? Doubtful though these 2 teams can help each other.

08 Dec 2017 18:05:44
Pelicans trade: 2019 lottery protected 1st, 2020 and 2021 second round picks, Solomon Hill

Hornets trade: Michael Kidd Gilchrist, Nicolas Batum, cash considerations

08 Dec 2017 20:27:50
The Pelicans need to be giving up roughly 15 to 20 million more dollars for this even to be a legal trade. It's also terrible for the Hornets.

07 Dec 2017 23:01:15
The Pelicans get Carroll

The Nets get Ajinca Asik and a top 20 protected first.

The Pelicans get out of Asik's contract, save some money and get a wing that can shoot, defend and play the 4 at times.

The Nets get some more young assets for a player that doesn't help long term.

08 Dec 2017 10:36:53
That's a good trade indeed.

losing a bad contract and getting back a descent player for only a protected

Nets lose a good player, but they can use future draft picks.

08 Dec 2017 15:59:42
Not sure why you got 4 disagrees. I think it's solid.

07 Dec 2017 18:23:06
Dallas - Pelicans

Dallas gets:
2018 1st rd pick (Top 5 protected)
2020 1st rd pick (Lottery protected)
2019 2nd rd pick
2021 2nd rd pick

Pelicans gets:

07 Dec 2017 20:45:34
bad for pels, they are only shedding about 5 mil after u include barnes sizeable contract, and barnes is arguably not worth those picks. plus i don’t think NO is appealing enough for noel to stay longterm.

07 Dec 2017 23:54:47
I get it . Pels get a solid SF Noel would not fit though Maybe Hill and Ajinca and a second for Barnes.

06 Dec 2017 17:02:08
Rockets send:
Ryan Anderson
Chinanu Onuaku
Zhou Qi

to New Orleans for:
DeMarcus Cousins

06 Dec 2017 18:25:25
This has to be the worst deal I have seen on this site. Ryan Anderson's contract is terrible, and the other two are marginal prospects at best. Even with DMC being an FA at the end of this year, making this deal would be career suicide for Dell Demps. This is so lopsided that it's ridiculous.

06 Dec 2017 20:30:44
yeah houston would probably have to include gordon, ariza or capela for NO to even consider.

06 Dec 2017 22:25:41
Pels decided not to re-sign Anderson because of his contract demands. that's what makes this trade idea so funny.

29 Nov 2017 15:45:52

MEM get: Evan Fournier, Ian Mahimmi, Nikola Vucevic, Jason Smith, Mario Hezonjia (exp), Elfrid Payton (exp), Kelly Oubre, WAS 2018 1st DP, and ORL 2018 1st DP

pg. Payton
sg. Evans
sf. Fournier
pf. Oubre
c. Vucevic

WAS get: Marc Gasol and Bis Biyombo

pg. Wall
sg. Beal
sf. Porter
pf. Morris
c. Gasol

ORL get: Mike Conley, Chandler Parsons, and Marcin Gortat

pg. Conley
sg. Ross
sf. Gordon
pf. Isaac
c. Gortat

29 Nov 2017 17:39:52
i don't necessarily think firing fiz signals the grizz are going to blow it up, but if they were to, this is a pretty good deal. fournier, vucevic, and oubre especially are all solid players to move forward with, and the magic pick could be top 5.
i can't really complain if i am any of these teams.

29 Nov 2017 00:46:07
New Orleans Pelicans get: Markelle Fultz, Dario Saric, Jahlil Okafor, Jerryd Bayless, 2017 Philadelphia 76ers first-round pick, 2017 Los Angeles Lakers first-round pick/2018 Sacramento Kings first-round pick

Philadelphia 76ers get: Anthony Davis and Cheick Diallo

Regardless of what is going on with the mystery of Fultz in Philadelphia, his undeniable potential for superstardom has definitely not disappeared and the fact that the 76ers want to see all of that potential come to fruition in Philadelphia still exists. However, the fact that Ben Simmons has been thriving tremendously as a point guard in his first year leaves room for flexibility. Sure, Fultz can be shifted to the shooting guard position and Simmons is a point-forward anyway, however, if an opportunity came around to acquire a young, tremendous superstar, Fultz would be the top candidate for trade bait.

Enter Anthony Davis!

Just the thought of the trio of Simmons, Joel Embiid, and Davis is downright terrifying. Although all three players are at different point of their careers, they've all shown flashed of excellence on both the offensive and defensive sides of the court. Simmons, through a few handful of games, has shown that he can facilitate an offense, score in a variety of ways near the basket, and hold his own on the defensive end while stealing balls and blocking shots on a regular basis. Even though he's been limited in in-game action due to injuries, when healthy, Embiid has shown unmatched potential in his ability to score in the post and around the perimeter, rebound consistently, and terrorize offensives on the defensive end. Although those two players are only tapping into their potential, Davis has proven himself to be a superstar at the young age of 24. His efficiency on both ends of the court has turned him into an annual MVP candidate with the finish line still far ahead.

Alongside Robert Covington (27), T.J. McConnell (25), Justin Anderson (24), Richaun Holmes (24), Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (22), Furkan Korkmaz (20), newly acquired Diallo (21), the rights to 2017 first-round pick Anzejs Pasecniks (21), and over $20 million in cap space (based off a $101 million salary cap projection for the 2018/19 season), the upside of this trio and the team in general would be sky high.

As for the Pelicans, they'd be receiving this past year's number one pick who has been compared to a hybrid of James Harden and Russell Westbrook. That's a pretty tall order, but him playing anything close to that sort of a hybrid player would be a win for the Pelicans. Saric doesn't seem to have much star potential, but does look like he can turn into a very solid starter and third- or fourth-option on a good team. Okafor deserves a chance to showcase the talent he does possess (regardless of whether he fits in with the modern style of play or not), and doing so on a rebuilding team with not much talent at the center position (assuming the Pelicans trade DeMarcus Cousins as well should they decide to rebuild). Alongside two picks (one which should fall between the 15 and 20 range and the other which could fall between the second and fifth pick of this year or should be a high lottery pick next year), the Pelicans would have a hard time finding a better package for Davis than this one.

29 Nov 2017 08:08:48
Looks like an overpay but i think Pelicans will hold on to Davis.

29 Nov 2017 16:03:44
What a remarkably lame trade offer for a Superstar. Draft picks and mediocre pieces do not get you a Superstar. I kinda feel bad that you basically wrote a book to defend a horrible trade offer.

29 Nov 2017 17:52:49
its a pretty good package for davis, but swap in embiid for saric and maybe adjust the picks being offered and you have a deal the pels could actually take.

08 Dec 2017 10:45:41
Did know one realize they said the pelicans are getting the 2017 pick isn't that fultz.

28 Nov 2017 06:20:25
Pelicans - Maurice Harkless

Trailblazers - Giorgui Dieng

T’wolves - E’twann Moore, Al-Faruq Aminu

Pels get a much needed wing help

Blazers get young PF to team with Lilliard and McCollum

T’Wolves get a Coach Tibs guy in Moore and added defensive SF/ PF off the bench.

28 Nov 2017 19:19:15
I wouldn’t give up Aminu for Dieng. Aminu is a better rebounder and defender, and better offensively. And he’s cheaper.

And Portland has Vonleh averaging 9 boards per game as a starter this year. He’s basically the same as Dieng.

23 Nov 2017 00:05:43
Magic need 1 or 2 Stars!


Magic get A.Davis

Pelicans get Gordon Payton and Vucevic



Magic get Love

Cavaliers get Gordon Payton and Ross



Magic get K.Thompson

Warriors get Payton Fournier and draft pick


Magic get McCollum

Blazers get Payton Fournie and draft pick

comments guys i'm a Magic fan!

23 Nov 2017 03:47:57
your a delusional magic fan. they would have to offer atleast gordon, isaac, and picks (probably unprotected) to come close to an AD deal.
the cavs trade is the only one that isn't robbery, actually a good trade for the cavs.

23 Nov 2017 12:40:01
Yeah, pretty one sided. The Love one is the closest, but even that wouldn't be done this year. Maybe next year if Lebron walks and the Cavs are starting a rebuild.

23 Nov 2017 14:25:44
Eh looking at it more I was wrong. That Love trade would be pretty good for the Cavs. Replace Ross with Biyombo and add Calderon and maybe Frye or Shumpert to Orlando and I like it for both teams. Gordon could provide some much needed energy and athleticism for the Cavs, Biyombo gives them a back up center and Peyton could hold down the pg until the Cavs get healthy. Plus, I think playing with Lebron would be great for Gordon. He'll get far more open lanes and 3s and Lebron could help him develop his athleticism into something more.

24 Nov 2017 14:33:57
You're a huge Magic fan. Gee what a shock!

Keep dreaming big though. To be honest i did not even look past the AD trade, it's pretty awful.

15 Nov 2017 16:00:33

At this point and time acc. to tankathon
re. draft picks/order

Nets trade
TOR. pick 24th

PHIL trade
2nd rd picks 36. and 37

PHIL does it for the 1st rounder and a shooter in Kilpatrick off the bench

BKLYN does it to get a first-hand look at OK.
and would have four 2nd round picks 2018
(IND-41st and ORL 52nd)

BK starting five
pg- D-alo
sg- A. Crabbe
sf- Rondae or Carroll
pf- OK
C- Allen

worth it.????????????

15 Nov 2017 19:07:46
Probably to much for Okafor at this point.

16 Nov 2017 12:49:05
There's no probably about it, this is far too much for the Nets to give up.

A rebuilding team like the Nets need the first round picks. Okafor will ultimately go for a second. Adding a quality player like Kilpatrick makes it worse.

15 Nov 2017 03:57:50
Pelicans - Harrison Barnes

Mavericks - Solomon Hill, Omir Asik, Cheick Diallo, 2018 unprotected first round Pick, 2020 lottery protected first round pick

Pels finally get a wing, solidify their lineup and could possible be the piece to help convince Cousins to stay, they need to go all in, if Cousins goes at least Barnsoon be locked up

Mavs aren't contending anytime soon this year So why not add multiple first round picks for a non all star and build around Smith JR

Pels lineup

PG - Rondo
SG - Holiday
SF - Barnes
PF - Davis
C - Cousins.

15 Nov 2017 04:34:09
i was thinking about what wing the pels could bring in to really make a difference. barnes was my number 1 choice.
the package looks like a lot but its really just their 1st rounder. i like this trade.

15 Nov 2017 10:57:01
I like this trade, but i think Dallas says no.
They believe they can rebuilt with signing free agents.
And two bad contracts for propably two non lottery picks is a high price.

15 Nov 2017 16:04:18
The Mavs are in a very strange situation. I think this all depends on what Dirk wants. He's as loyal a player as they come, and Cuban reciprocates that loyalty. sometimes to the detriment of the team. If Dirk decides he'd like to chase another ring, I think they would blow it up a bit, and this would be a good start. If he decides he wants to be a one team player, even if he tells them it's OK to rebuild, I think Cuban will try to at least keep a mediocre team around him this season.

If they both decided to make the move though, Barnes is a pretty solid addition for New Orleans. They aren't in a position to move on any real top line players, and his skill set would definitely work within the dynamic of the team. he can fill it up from deep, and can score a number of ways while playing pretty good defense. He doesn't have to try to be "the guy" and can just work on filling his role.

15 Nov 2017 16:42:57
How about rolo to mavs for Noel n mavs first.

16 Nov 2017 14:39:41
I think its a great trade idea.

13 Nov 2017 15:52:08
Bucks get: Anthony Davis, Frank Jackson, Jahlil Okafor

Pelicans get: Jabari Parker, Thon maker, Malcolm Brogdon,

76'ers get: Mirza Teletovic, Cheick Diallo

2)Khris Middleton
4)Anthony Davis
5)Jahlil okafor/ john Henson

13 Nov 2017 19:59:36
I stopped reading after seeing AD being traded.

13 Nov 2017 20:04:06
Bucks send Vaughn, (Teletovic? ) and a 2nd rd. pick to Philly

Philly Sends J. Okafor to Milwaukee.

A Davis isn't going anywhere

Neither is Brogdan, Parker, or Maker.

13 Nov 2017 20:31:02
Please tell me you are kidding. Really horrible.

14 Nov 2017 14:13:05
why not just trade ad and boogie for giannis and bledsoe.

14 Nov 2017 21:06:16
AD > Giannis
Boogie > Bledsoe

So unless Cousins won't resign, that's why.

15 Nov 2017 03:37:47
@dacman guessing u didn't realize that was a joke.

16 Nov 2017 14:39:12
Do know, lol.

09 Nov 2017 16:30:40

Magic gets A. Jefferson + G. Robinson III + A. Poythrees

Pacers gets M. Speights + T. Ross

09 Nov 2017 17:51:16
Why do the Magic do this.

10 Nov 2017 10:39:15
I like this move for Indy, but why would Orlando do this?

08 Nov 2017 15:54:21
The Lakers get Booker (exp) and Monroe (exp)

The Suns get Deng, Clarkson, Zubac and the Lakers 2020 first top 3 protected

The Pelicans get Dudley

The Nets get Asik, the Pelicans 2018 pick top 10 protected and a Lakers 2nd.

08 Nov 2017 16:24:09
Trevor Booker* just to clarify.

07 Nov 2017 02:30:05
cleveland / new orleans / phoenix

cavs get . cousins and tyson chandler

new orleans get. thompson,frye brooklyn pick2018

phoenix get. shumpert and osman and 2nd round 2021 pick cavs




07 Nov 2017 13:56:24
U think pels are going let cousins go for thompson, frye and a first? your goin, need much more then that.

05 Nov 2017 12:26:31
Bulls trade Robin Lopez and Quincy Pondexter for boban and ish Smith bulls need a better pg than Jerian Grant then trade Bobby Portis for jahil okafor then trade pelicans 2nd for Mario Hezonja.

05 Nov 2017 13:58:42
The 76ers would personally drive Okafor to Chicago if they could get Portis for him.

05 Nov 2017 10:47:32
Lakers/ Pelicans

Lakers get Asik and Ajinca.

Pelicans get Deng and Zubac.

Lakers get 2 shorter contracts than Deng's and clear around 5 million of the books for free agency. They could even stretch waive Asik or medically waive him since he was diagnosed with Chron's disease.

Pelicans get much needed wing depth and a young prospect in Zubac to be DMC' backup.

05 Nov 2017 19:03:48
Deng doesn't provide wing depth - he's done.

05 Nov 2017 20:44:48
He is done why exactly? Was it his fault that Lakers offered him all that money 14 months ago? Lakers made him look like one of the worst players in the league and now they don't even play him because they don't want him. If I was at his place I would happily sit on the Lakers bench and would be screwing their free agency plans until my contract would be done.

And one more thing, if not for his contract he would probably be playing for a contender now for veterans minimum, because he can still ball and provide solid depth and veteran leadership.

06 Nov 2017 01:26:23
He is a way better version of Richard Jefferson and Jefferson was playing decent last year for the Cavs.

06 Nov 2017 15:25:09
It's a battle of bad contracts. If i am the Pels i don't do deal.

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