Trade Larry Nance Jr traded to Portland

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  1. illmatic99

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    Finally!

    How many of us had predicted this one?



     
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    I like this trade. Good fit and hopefully he can stay healthy.
     
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    It is pretty crazy to see something that many have said should happen...actually happen!
     
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    ALL IS FORGIVEN OLSHEY! GIVE THAT MAN A FIVE-YEAR EXTENSION!!!!
     
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    Not bad but a future 1st?
     
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    I think that's fair for everyone involved, but if Lauri can get consistent shots/minutes, that's a steal for CLE.
     
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    Nance was essentially best case scenario in a trade for DJJ. Don’t like giving up first rounders but it’s lottery protected and Olshey does better in the second round anyway. Nance is a great fit. We got two great defenders at the forward spot now with Nurk anchoring.
     
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    Although it would be nice to have a first round pick SOMETIME in the future....
     
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    Now all we need is a real backup PG. And maybe one more player taller than 6'9"
     
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    1--Dame/CJ/Norm/RoCo/Nurk

    2--Ant/Little/Nance/Zeller

    3--Mclemore/Elleby/Snell/Brown

    I still want a backup PG and a third center.
     
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    Markkanen and Allen seem like a perfect combo.
     
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    Still looks a bit imbalanced to me:

    Guards: Dame/CJ/Simons
    Wings: Powell/Roco/Nas
    Bigs: Nurk/Nance/Zeller

    There's your effective 9 man rotation with Snell/McLemore on the deep bench. Begging for size though.

    Dame / Ant
    CJ / ?
    Powell / Nas
    Roco / Nance
    Nurk/ Zeller
     
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    Nance has played and excelled as a small ball center. I think I’d rather get a point, but who’s available?

    We can also use our second two way on a more traditional big for depth.
     
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    I like Larry Nance nice defender but we need to stop giving away our 1sts
     
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    So... does he start? What does that mean for RoCo?
     
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    They got Mobley though. And i don't get why pay Lauri so much. I doubt he had anything close to that on the table since Bulls didn't want him and other teams didn't have cap space. It's strange deal for me.
     
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