Moving up for Clingan?

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by AquaXI, Jun 3, 2024.

  1. CJ_is_Gone

    CJ_is_Gone Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2022
    Messages:
    1,945
    Likes Received:
    2,018
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Reath is a minimum level guy. No need to even consider him in the calculus of roster construction.
     
  2. UKRAINEFAN

    UKRAINEFAN Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    13,946
    Likes Received:
    11,273
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    un-retired
    Location:
    Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine
    Do they understand that he's a WABC?
     
    kjironman1 likes this.
  3. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    56,737
    Likes Received:
    54,714
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    NYstateofmind
    Maybe they think Ayton/Clingan/Reath is the new KAT/Gobert/Reid.

    They would be silly to think such a thing but who knows.
     
    HoopsFanAZ likes this.
  4. Mediocre Man

    Mediocre Man Mr. SportsTwo

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2008
    Messages:
    42,777
    Likes Received:
    24,472
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I don’t think they care, like they should
     
  5. BigGameDamian

    BigGameDamian Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2012
    Messages:
    30,434
    Likes Received:
    11,784
    Trophy Points:
    113
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    38,921
    Likes Received:
    23,143
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ballin'
    upload_2024-6-8_19-11-37.png
     

    Attached Files:

  7. MickZagger

    MickZagger Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    34,292
    Likes Received:
    12,787
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    UPS
    Location:
    V-Town Baby
    I believe the Clingan thing is all smoke. Lots of poker being played.
     
    Natebishop3, Boomchakalaka2 and Kell like this.
  8. SharpesTriumph

    SharpesTriumph Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 4, 2018
    Messages:
    8,125
    Likes Received:
    7,619
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Is that good or bad for the Blazers?

    I can't think of a time Cronin used bluffing or any poker type skill to benefit the Blazers.
     
  9. MickZagger

    MickZagger Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    34,292
    Likes Received:
    12,787
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    UPS
    Location:
    V-Town Baby
    Is he learning how to play the GM game?
     
  10. Boomchakalaka2

    Boomchakalaka2 Active Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2024
    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    115
    Trophy Points:
    43
    I’m hoping the Clingan thing is smoke - and we move up and take Risacher. We need a wing or power forward this season - not a center
     
    blazerkor likes this.
  11. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Messages:
    91,250
    Likes Received:
    53,568
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Force someone else to move up and get him if they think we love him

    Marang said we have had two private workouts. I'm curious who we would be bringing in secretly.
     
  12. B-Roy

    B-Roy If it takes months

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2008
    Messages:
    30,643
    Likes Received:
    23,477
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Hohldahl had a random piece on JaKobe Walter even though we've never brought him in or have heard anything about bringing him in, so that's my guess.
     
  13. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Messages:
    91,250
    Likes Received:
    53,568
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Yeah, so the question is whether they were both fringe guys, or was one of them someone we wanted to keep off the radar?
     
  14. PCmor7

    PCmor7 Generational Poster

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2014
    Messages:
    6,237
    Likes Received:
    9,439
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Saying this for years
    My sources are telling me one is Beljin Klevins. The other is his cousin's cousin.
     
    kjironman1 and SwissBlazer like this.
  15. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    38,921
    Likes Received:
    23,143
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ballin'
  16. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    38,921
    Likes Received:
    23,143
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ballin'
  17. wizenheimer

    wizenheimer Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2008
    Messages:
    21,590
    Likes Received:
    33,579
    Trophy Points:
    113
    who is in this discussion? Is it anybody worth paying attention too/ Is there any reason to believe there was no agenda behind the answer?

    by that I mean that it sounded like somebody with a pro-Houston lean. Meaning there could be significant agenda behind pumping up Clingan's value as a take at #3.
     
  18. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    19,724
    Likes Received:
    20,433
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Sounding more and more like the Blazers are going after Clingan.
     
  19. Rastapopoulos

    Rastapopoulos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    38,921
    Likes Received:
    23,143
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Ballin'
    In the end it probably doesn't matter. He's not getting past #3 and we don't have what Houston wants.
     
  20. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Let's go Baby Blazers! Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2008
    Messages:
    32,682
    Likes Received:
    41,169
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I still think Sheppard is likely more attractive to them than Clingan is.
     

Share This Page