2022 Free Agency Thread

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by B-Roy, Jun 23, 2022.

  1. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

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    Not from us, I hope. OK, what I meant to say is Philly can give him to us for free. They are the ones who need for this deal to go through.
     
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  2. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig (Blazersland) I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    Lee....re-signed Biyombo. Traded for Landale...what else did I miss?
     
  3. illmatic99

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    Okogie just now. Seems like theyre prepping for a move
     
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    These guys don't think it's close: Garland crafted OPM 95th percentile, Anf 86th; Anf better in the shooting categories but Garland better in most others, especially passing and creating.
    On defense Garland with only a 44th percentile DPM but Anf in the lowest percentile, 1. Garland far superior in creating deflections and turnovers and not fouling.

    https://craftednba.com/players/anfernee-simons

    https://craftednba.com/players/darius-garland
     
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    Something like every team to win an NBA title since 2000 except 1 was in the Top-10 in defense. Hopefully Chauncey can teach Ant some things.....and it can't really get worse, can it?
     
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    That's true, but those stats are from last year with Billups as coach. I'm not really optimistic about him or Lillard improving substantially on D.
     
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    Somehow it left out part of what I typed. It should have read,

    "Something like every team to win an NBA title since 2000 except 1 was in the Top-10 in defense. Hopefully Chauncey can teach Ant some things.....and it can't really get worse, can it?" (Referring to Ant being in the very bottom percentile in term of defense.)
     
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    any team that wants to pay a 33 year old backup PG 19M
     
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    Is he completely washed up?
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Paul’s window is closing. If they got Durant they’d have a legit shot.
     
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    I don't know...didn't say that though
     
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    MLE is 10.349M. The assumption is the Payton's first year will be 8.889M, leaving as much as 1.46M available for the first year of a contract for Walker.
     
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    they wouldn't pay him more than the minimum. The advantage to using the exception to sign him is they could add a 3rd year to his deal they'd have full-bird rights when he was RFA. I know that you know that but it's worth saying that is the main reason teams use an exception to sign a 2nd round pick
     
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    PDXFonz I’m listening!

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    What should we expect to see when July 6th comes around?

    That will probably be an eventful day around the league. Not much news on Ayton so far.
     
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    Im guessing Ayton is in limbo until the KD thing is resolved.
     
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    moratorium ends at 9 AM Pacific tomorrow. I'm guessing they'll hold a PC introducing Grant and Payton. And maybe another for Ant/Nurk/Drew.

    Can one of the media members ask whether ducking the tax is a priority? that should give indication whether we're done this summer or if there's more to come. Cronin has been somewhat forthcoming so we might get an answer.
     
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    Doesn't really matter what they say. All about action. Neil always said he could spend, but made plenty of moves specifically to duck the tax.
     
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