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Crazy trade ideas

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by BoomChakaLaka, Nov 30, 2017.

  1. BoomChakaLaka

    BoomChakaLaka Well-Known Member

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    Harkless / Leonard / Davis / pick

    To the Clippers for

    Jordan / Lou Williams
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    Yeah... that's a lil, crazy...

    Why do we need Jordan? :dunno:
     
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    CJ for Aaron Gordon.

    (Wait, someone already made a thread out of that.)
     
  4. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus This is what it looks like when a platypus cries. Staff Member Moderator

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    Harkless/Swanigan/Davis for Paul George
     
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    Patty baseball for Klay Thompson.
    (Wait someone already suggested that.)
     
  6. dviss1

    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    God no. Who starts at the 2? Patty???

    C'mon bro..
     
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    dviss1 Emcee Referee

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    LOL. I'm just ridiculing scenarios left and right.

    Who's gonna do our dirty work with both of our junkyard dogs gone?
     
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    PtldPlatypus This is what it looks like when a platypus cries. Staff Member Moderator

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    Good point. Still, thread said "crazy".

    Legit question though--what would you offer for Paul George (assuming that he'll most likely play like an all-star, perhaps key a deep playoff run, but then leave in the summer)?
     
  9. Wizard Mentor

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    Any non-big3 and non-rookie, but they'd have to take one of either Biebs or ET, and they can't have both Ed and Vonleh.
     
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    GriLtCheeZ "Well, I'm not lookin' for trouble."

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    No, we're trading Patty for Klay, try to keep up.
     
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    PtldPlatypus This is what it looks like when a platypus cries. Staff Member Moderator

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    Seems to me the bolded would be a non-starter from the OKC side.
     
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    I don't think so (PG makes $$$), but I don't mind. He's leaving them IMHO. I don't think they'll trade him, but they should.
     
  14. Chris Craig

    Chris Craig So what am I, the button pusher?

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    To come off the bench behind Nurk
     
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    Chris Craig So what am I, the button pusher?

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    We are going to sign 90's Jordan

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    michael_jordan_by_rondo9mvp-d4201bc.jpg
     
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    BoomChakaLaka Well-Known Member

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    We need a beast for about 20 minutes a game. Jordan coming off the bench for Nurkic and playing PF at times as a twin tower approach would do just that. And he extends his career by playing less minutes. PS: if Nurkic gets hurt right now - we are toast.

    Lou Williams is instant scoring off our bench; we don’t have a pure shooter on our bench! Evan Turner? Not

    But my trade proposal does something much bigger:

    - Harkness (what a waste at $10 mil/year)
    - Leonard (what a waste. Period)
    - David (gone in a year anyway)

    And I’d rather be in a position of trading away Jordan next Summer than Harkless, Leonard or Davis
     
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    I'm pretty sure they can get more than that for Jordan alone.
     
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    Fez Von Savage スーパーバッド Zero Cool

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    I'm not going to give a scenario, but I'm all about asset acquisition that we could trade down the road.

    The leadership of Lillard has paid off huge with Nurkic.

    This floundering prospect needs a change of culture and scenery. I can see him as instant offense off the bench, the same way OKC utilized Kanter. I know his skillset isn't ideal for this era, but he is a legit post-scoring big. The polar opposite to Vonleh.

    To Portland:
    Jahlil Okafor

    To Philly:
    ?

    To Portland:
    Mario Hezonja

    To Orlando:
    ?
     
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    I like Harkless for Alec Burks, given how bad Hark is playing we may need to add something, perhaps a 2nd rdr is enough. I'm willing to take a chance on this oft injured player, he has one yr less than Hark on his contract which are similar $$$ wise
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Didn't those teams choose not to retain their rights? Or is it just that they didn't offer them an extension? I don't want to trade for a player without RFA status.
     

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