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16 Aug 2017 12:52:15

Magic get G. Robinson III / A. Jefferson

Pacers get T. Ross / M. Speights

15 Aug 2017 08:38:22
If things don't work out in New Orleans this year could they blow it up with Cleveland

Say Irving + love + 1st rounder for Anthony Davis and rondo



15 Aug 2017 14:48:14
I don't see them moving Davis. If it plays out that long, Cousins for Irving makes more sense.

15 Aug 2017 15:04:20
What a ridiculous offer for a Superstar. Dream on Cavs fan.

15 Aug 2017 15:11:35
Anthony doesn't play for the pelicans. I highly doubt the Knicks are just going to hand him over to the cavs.

15 Aug 2017 17:23:06
Skills, really? The guys name is Anthony Davis, Not Melo and Davis.

15 Aug 2017 21:31:44
They are not getting Anthony Freakin Davis for Kyrie Irving and/ or Kevin Love. The only team with the assets to deal for Davis would be the Celtics.

16 Aug 2017 04:26:37
Uh, think there's more than the C's who have the assets to deal for Irving Class.

12 Aug 2017 04:02:40
NY Knicks X ORL Magic

NY take - N.Vucevic & E.Payton

G- Payton,Baker
G- Lee,Hardaway
F- Anthony,Thomas
F- Porzingis,Kuzminkas
C- Vucevic,Hernangomez,Oquinn

ORL take - F.Nkitilina & J.Noah

G- Augustin,Nkitilina,Mack
G- Fournier,Simmons,Hezonja
F- Ross,Afflalo
F- Gordon,Isaac
C- Biyombo,Noah,Speights

for NY, they get a young center who can play alongside both Porzingis & Hernangomez while adding a young guard who can feed their shooters

for ORL, they take Noah and his contract back in Florida while getting a very young future point guard of their team

dont know if it works guys have some comments

12 Aug 2017 05:20:43
Orlando turns that down. Payton has been underwhelming, but he's still a solid and Has potential. Vucevic has solid value. ntilikna would have to be package with Noah just to get out from under Noah's contract. It's probably the worst contract in the league given Noah's level of play, age, injury history, and fairly long suspension.

12 Aug 2017 17:20:45
I don't know that Peyton has a bunch of promise, but I'd rather keep him and Vuc instead of taking on Noah's contract and a point guard who's 2-3 years away from being a major contributor.

12 Aug 2017 19:57:45
Noah best bet is is to be traded to Wolves.

11 Aug 2017 11:50:57
Cavs get cousins
Knicks get Irving
Pelicans get Anthony.

11 Aug 2017 13:14:27
Melo does not want to go to NO, and would be even less inclined if his former Olympic teammate was not there.

11 Aug 2017 13:58:43
Anthony is not in the same strata as Cousins and Irving.
And CA won't go to New Orleans anyway.

11 Aug 2017 14:34:27
Why wouldn't the pelicans just take Irving for cousins?

11 Aug 2017 15:17:35
There is NO WAY Nola gives up Cousins for Melo. so whether Melo would go to NoLA or not really does not matter.

11 Aug 2017 16:48:19
New York needs to be giving up a ton more.

10 Aug 2017 20:18:28
Pelicans get Parsons Lee
Grizzlies get Hill Thomas Noah
Knicks get Daniels Temple Ennis Baldwin Asik
Kings get Moore 2 NY

Pelican get experience wings who can stretch the floor. For there PG to create for their 2 all-star bigs

Grizzlies improve strength and health at SF. Getting better contracts (Noah over Parsons). Add backup center with depth and exp. while Wright starts at PF.

Knicks use Thomas and Lee to move Noah. They improve future cap space. They can stretch Asik or move him for Aldrich or include him in trade with Melo.

Kings improve sg

10 Aug 2017 20:52:28
Dumb as.

10 Aug 2017 21:37:42
Why would Kings improve SG? They already have Hield, Temple, Bogdanovic and Richardson.

I think Pels would rather keep Hill and stretch Asik themselves.

Both Knicks and Grizzlies have to include at least one 1st rounder to move Noah or Parsons.

11 Aug 2017 18:25:03
Let's include combination Hill Moore and Asik equal Parsons or Noah when requiring to include 1st. Dumb as he say thinking he spin that into Melo. With to premier bigs pelicans failed make playoff bc roster is garbage. 2 solid pg. No wing Parsons and Lee > Hill and Moore.

10 Aug 2017 06:16:34
Pelican- Crowder 2nd round pick Boston

Boston- Ajinca, 1st round pick pelicans

Boston are coming into salary cap issues shortly and hv plenty of options at the small forward

Pelican get there 3 and D guy

10 Aug 2017 08:30:37
Crowder could be a piece for a bigger deal.

09 Aug 2017 06:43:43
Pelicans will get Melo

10 Aug 2017 16:45:37
Not happening. Melo will not waive no-trade clause according to NBA source.

09 Aug 2017 06:03:20
Melo to Pelicans

Knicks get Jackson, Asik and Okafor

Pistons get Moore and Ajinca

76ers get Hill, QP

09 Aug 2017 16:14:34
So, you want the Knicks to take on two more bad centres without moving Noah? Nope.

09 Aug 2017 05:23:18
Pelicans get Melo

Sixers get Moore and QP

Knicks get Covington,Asik (stretch) ,Hill and Ajinca

08 Aug 2017 14:47:15

New York gets- Solomon Hill, Al Jefferson,E'Tuwan Moore, Alexis Ajinca

New Orleans gets- Carmelo Anthony, Joakim Noah

Indana gets- Derrick Favors, Omer Aisk, Quincy Pondexter

Utah gets- Thaddeus Young

All salaries work, what's your thoughts?

08 Aug 2017 15:18:47
Love it for the Knicks, Pacers and Jazz.
Not so much for the Pelicans.

08 Aug 2017 15:38:52
My thoughts are the Pelicans would do this in a second but it will not happen.

08 Aug 2017 15:52:19
Do OQuinn to the Pacers instead of trading Noah everything else stays the same tho.

08 Aug 2017 17:00:39
Ran it through trade machine. Trade was successful.

08 Aug 2017 21:10:04
Seems good for all. Let's see if it gets done.

08 Aug 2017 14:19:41
CLE- Eric Bledsoe, Aaron Gordon, Mario Hezonja
PHX- Nikola Vucavic, Elfrid Peyton, 2018 ORL 1st (top 5 protected)
ORL- Kyrie Irving, Kay Felder

Salaries match in Trade-Machine

08 Aug 2017 21:10:26
Like it.

08 Aug 2017 23:28:46
Don't like it. Gordon and Hezonja don't do much for Cavs in the short term. I don't think Payton or Gordon are anything special and both are due extensions next summer so I might actually make this move if I'm Orlando. Issue is Kyrie probably leaves after 2 years so they may be better off taking their chances with their draft pick. and dealing other pieces in another trade. Very good return for Phoenix. The pick alone I think would make it worth it.

06 Aug 2017 21:09:37
Final move for the pelicans offseason:


Pelicans recieve:
SF-Tobias Harris

Pistons recieve:
Solomon Hill
2018 1st round pick
Alexis Ajinça

Pelicans get an upgrade at spacing and shooting at the wing while Pistons take bad contracts for a mid 1st round pick as they look to rebuild.

06 Aug 2017 22:21:18
We're getting Melo.

06 Aug 2017 22:24:46
Pelicans could use an upgrade on the wing but I don't like the fit of Harris as more of a jump shooter than a 3pt shooter and a bit of a tweener. Pelicans should definitely try to add a wing tho and they should be able to get somebody decent with their pick likely somewhere in teens with them on playoff bubble.

Not sure what direction Pistons are going but a borderline lotto pick wouldn't be bad fit and although Hill wouldn't be that great a fit Johnson would help to fill in Harris' minutes.

08 Aug 2017 01:23:34
No way the pistons make a deal like this.

06 Aug 2017 03:44:43
Carmelo Anthony going to the Pelicans

06 Aug 2017 04:46:25
For Holiday.

06 Aug 2017 09:46:16
Biggest issue is getting Melo to agree to go to New Orleans. In addition to that I don't think Holiday can be traded until December since he was just resigned. Other than that wouldn't be awful for either team but Knicks probably shouldn't do it. Pelicans get another star and move Holiday who is overpaid, an injury risk and going to likely be forced to play out of position a lot. For the Knicks its likely a better return than most on Melo as they get a solid pg who is entering his prime but paying him all that money may not make it worth it.

06 Aug 2017 16:38:54
Even package with Noah. Brings back equally bad contracts. Moore Asik are terrible. Don't Pelicans fans. They think they can turn that package 1st for all-star.

04 Aug 2017 09:42:08
# ORL / IND #

Magic gets A. Jefferson + D. Sabonis

Pacers get N. Vucevic

04 Aug 2017 09:50:38
I think Magic should be open to moving Vucevic if the right deal arises but I don't think this is a good return. Its not even a great fit for Pacers with Turner better suited at center.

04 Aug 2017 06:37:42
4 Teamer

Pels - Nicolas Batum

They add a much needed shooter

Hornets- Evan Turner, Wil Barton, Emanuel Mudiay

Add youth and depth

Blazers - Kenneth Faried, E'twan Moore, Omir Asik

Stretch Asik to get below tax level while adding an upgrade at big

Nuggets - Maurice Harkless, Jeremy Lamb, Ed Davis, Future protected 1st Pelicans

Gain future pick, expiring deal (Davis) clear playing time for other youngsters



PG - Rondo/ Crawford
SG - Holiday/ Clark
SF - Batum/ Hill
PF - Davis/ Diallo
C- Cousins/ Ajainca


PG - Walker/ Mudiay
SG - Monk/ Barton
SF - Kidd-Gilchrist/ Turner
PF - Williams/ Kaminsky
C- Howard/ Zeller


PG - Lilliard/ Napier
SG - McCullum/ Moore
SF - Aminu/ Layman
PF - Faried/ Vonleh
C - Nurcic/ Leonard


PG - Murray/ Nelson
SG - Harris/ Beasley
SF - Chandler/ Harkless
PF - Milsap/ Davis
C - Jokic/ Plumlee (Resign)

04 Aug 2017 13:22:05
Pelican garbage for batum. Smh.

02 Aug 2017 14:31:48

Chicago gets- Jahlil Okafor, Solomon Hill, Omer Asik, 1st rd pick (NO), 2nd rd pick (NO)

New Orleans gets- Robin Lopez, JR Smith

Philadelphia gets- Iman Shumpert, Cam Payne

Cleveland gets- Dwyane Wade, Alexis Ajinca

02 Aug 2017 16:10:59
Pelicans can't turn garbage into talent. Hey don't belong the trade. Keep Lopez and Asik. Only Hill gets you jrsmith.

02 Aug 2017 17:03:36
I don't see the Cavs trading for Wade. If the Cavs trade Irving, Wade is a terrible fit in the starting line up and without JR and Shumpert, there would be a sizable hole at sg.

02 Aug 2017 04:56:43
Pelicans final move

Pels - Will Barton, Darrell Arthur

Nuggets - Omir Asik, future protected 1st

Pels get wing and back up 4

Nuggets stretch Asik, resign Plumlee while gaining a first, Barton's departure opens more time for Beasley and Murray

Pels final lineup

PG - Rondo - Clark - Jackson
SG - Holiday - Moore - Crawford
SF - Barton - Hill - Miller - Pondexter
PF- Davis - Arthur
C - Cousins - Diallo - Aijanca

Pels final lineup.

02 Aug 2017 06:39:57
Great move for Pelicans they could use a better shooter at sf and Arthur would be a solid backup pf that provides shooting and some defense. Nuggets also would be wise to move Barton since they'll likely not be able to afford to keep him in UFA next summer especially with Harris and Chandler also potentially being FA. Arthur is also a solid backup big on a reasonable contract and Nuggets would be wise to trade him or Faried considering they have Lyles, Hernangomez and Lydon able to play minutes at backup pf/ sf. Pelicans 1st wouldn't be bad compensation as a mid-round pick as Pelicans should be on the playoff bubble.

01 Aug 2017 19:15:19
Magic get Omer Asik and a second round pick (stretch Asik)

Pelicans get Terrance Ross

Or Pelicans some how get Jonathan Issac

01 Aug 2017 20:36:03
Asik is garbage smh.

01 Aug 2017 20:58:06
It'll take more than a 2nd rounder likely to just move Asik and his contract. Getting back a decent asset as well in Ross I think is highly unlikely. Pelicans getting Issac isn't likely unless they are willing to give up Davis. With Cousins an upcoming FA and Magic so awful (and recent history of what happened with Ibaka) I don't think Magic would give up Issac even for Cousins.

01 Aug 2017 21:03:17
Why would Magic add Asik when they have Vucevic, Biyombo, Speights and Birch.
If anything I expected Magic to trade a Center at the deadline and I can see it being Vucevic.

01 Aug 2017 22:07:58
I ran Asik in the ESPN trade machine for a bag of skittles. It said the trade was successful AND the skittles raised my win total by 3 games!

02 Aug 2017 13:09:55
Somehow get Johnathon Issac? They would be lucky to get Issac Hayes.

Not sure why you think anyone would deal for Asia just to stretch him unless a much more valuable asset comes with him. It's not like teams would prefer to stretch and keep dead money on the cap and there books if they didn't see a real advantage to it.

30 Jul 2017 22:42:03
New Orleans Pelicans get Kyrie Irving

Detroit Pistons get Tyson Chandler, Alexia Ajinca, Etwuan Moore, Solomon Hill, and a unprotected first round pick from the Pelicans (2018) and also a second rounder from the Pels.

Phoenix Suns get Reggie Jackson, Tristen Thompson and a unprotected first round pick (2020) from Pelicans

Cleveland Cavaliers get Eric Bledsoe, Andre Drummond, and Quincy Pondexter.

31 Jul 2017 01:33:53
Subs do not want Jackson. nor Thompson. They'd rather keep Bled. & Chandler.

31 Jul 2017 01:47:44
Not terrible, but the Pelicans need to be giving more. Detroit needs more. It's up in the air how the Suns would feel about this and I think the Cavs would want a pick still.

31 Jul 2017 03:45:00
Only your 2 bigs can get irving.

31 Jul 2017 03:59:25
DEt says no.

31 Jul 2017 04:05:34
PHX says no. they do not want Jackson or Thompson. Next.

31 Jul 2017 12:39:24
Phoenix should keep the status quo. Top 5 picks are fun.

31 Jul 2017 15:56:22
Better than overpaid, one dimensional, under talented guys their current teams no longer want.

31 Jul 2017 21:33:59
The Pelicans already sunk 5-Year, $126 Million max contract into Jrue Holiday. I think this officially takes them out of the Kyrie hunt now.

Kyrie did the Cavs no favors by demanding a trade after so many teams without PG's filled those needs.

27 Jul 2017 15:51:20
Pelicans moves

-Trade Alexis Ajinca and 2018 2nd to Chicago for Jerian Grant

-Waive Jordan Crawford (non-guaranteed)

-Sign Nikola Mirotic 2yr 11m (rest of MLE)
-Sign Anthony Morrow 1yr minimum
-Sign Jeff Withey 1yr minimum

PG: Rondo, Jackson, Grant
SG: Holiday, Moore, Morrow
SF: Hill, Pondexter, Miller
PF: Davis, Mirotic, Diallo
C: Cousins, Asik, Withey.

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