Trade Avdija to Blazers

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by RR7, Jun 26, 2024.

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Good trade?

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  1. wizenheimer

    wizenheimer Well-Known Member

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    looked a lot like an organization just going thru the motions, but only enough motion to say "well, that's done, what's next?"

    there might be a worse ownership in the NBA than Portland's, but I'm having trouble thinking of one. They cheap-screw everything they can and don't seem to care, one bit, about anything but cash flow. And I think that's infected the front office
     
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  2. Rastapopoulos

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    But I was ASSURED he was younger!!!
     
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    So the guy is not very likable, he wants to fuck our moms, and the Blazers are cheap and going through the motions. because the press conference did not include his jersey presentation.
    Thanks for the update guys.
     
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    All the press conference's anyway are lame with the same podcast guys asking stupid questions. Its a waste of time.
     
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    ROFL. People roasted Shaedon for months before they saw him on a basketball court and forgot all about it. Funny take
     
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    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

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    I’m gonna be right on this one
     
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  7. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    I'd rather support an unlikeable team winning and making playoff runs over a likeable team win 25 games.
     
  8. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    The impression that I got was that he didn't seem super thrilled to be here.
     
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    Hard to know, some people are just more reserved and laid back.

    But he now has a super long flight with no direct options to Israel (probably longest flight in the NBA?) as well as going to one of the few teams that doesn't get him a better chance to win.

    I can see why he's not super excited.
     
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  10. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    I'm honestly not that worried about it right now. I thought it was a very strange setting for an introduction. Usually Joe and Chauncey are there to field some questions first. They didn't set him up for success in that environment.
     
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    I was actually impressed he was so honest about the gamut of emotions that would be normal given the surprise one would have in that situation of unanticipated change.
     
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    Maybe they will do an official press conference at summer league or after it. Was there a picture of him with his jersey?
     
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    Yeah, it sounds like a few people were posting from their moms' basements and upset at all the headboard clanging upstairs.
     
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    ...and you said that as if it's not true
     
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  15. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Not that I have seen. So it seems like it's similar to when Ayton got to the practice facility last season, but this time they also threw him in front of the media.
     
  16. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Can you honestly remember them ever doing this before though? When have we ever introduced a new player to the media in an informal setting without Joe/Chauncey and his jersey at the podium? It's just really strange.
     
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    Yeah, we think of it as a promotion because Washington is even more shit than us, but Washington is also literally the capitol of the USA and Portland...isn't.
     
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    Yeah, we've either let a signing or trade just go under the radar and then get recognized at the beginning of training camp or we have gone all out with the jersey and presser with Joe and Chauncey.

    Just a microcosm of this team half assing every fucking thing they're doing right now. No real direction and I didn't give it much thought at first but Joe's easy going attitude sure doesn't seem to help in plotting a clear path to anything (championsip, full on rebuild, etc) for this franchise.
     
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    Cugel The epitome of mediocrity

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    This team doesn’t need a Mr Goodbar.
     
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    Heard on Danny Marang radio show from yesterday that Deni flew into Portland from Israel (Tel Aviv). So he was probably all screwed up feeling like it was 3am with the time difference as well as little sleep. So I wouldn't worry if he seemed unenthusiastic or boring in an interview. Doubt any of us would fly to Israel and arrive energetic.
     
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