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Exclusive Official 2018 Trade Deadline Thread

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by BonesJones, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. BonesJones

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    With all the rumors starting to pop off, I figured it's time we have an official 2018 Trade Deadline Thread.
     
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    Oh trading powers that be, remove your thoughts from Davis and Collins and Lillard.
     
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    bodyman5000 and 1 Lions, Tigers, Me, Bears

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    Reserving this post so I can go back and edit in a prediction after the fact.
     
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    Scalma has already started a trade deadline prediction thread...we don't need another one
     
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    But by posting in this thread makes your prediction become official. It's kinda like being in school at taking a final.
     
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    Prediction thread. This is for real news. Real tweets that break news, not to be bogged down with random trade ideas and debate about those ideas.
     
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    I don't know what you're saying but... Yes.
     
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    Not complete at all, suggestions accepted

    Underachieving, looking for the right deal:

    Pistons
    Bucks unhappy, fired coach.
    Portland

    Trying to trade their vets:
    Hawks
    Sacramento
    Orlando

    In the Luxury Tax, and trying to get out:
    Portland

    Has Cap Space:
    Brooklyn

    Other:
    Cleveland has serious chemistry problems
    LAC shopping DJ
    Utah may be rebuilding
     
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    No, but I'm like primed for even a whiff of a rumor right now. Need something to deal with the mediocrity
    Jazz?
     
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    Edited: added team over the tax line, but not too far over.

    Not complete at all, suggestions accepted

    Underachieving, looking for the right deal:

    Pistons
    Bucks unhappy, fired coach.
    Portland

    Trying to trade their vets:
    Hawks
    Sacramento
    Orlando

    In the Luxury Tax, and trying to get out:
    Washington
    Portland
    New Orleans
    Clips
    (All Team's salaries)

    Has Cap Space:
    Chicago (under floor)
    Dallas (under floor)
    Phoenix
    Indy
    Brooklyn
    Atlanta
    (Sac and Philly also just under $100 mil)

    Other:
    Cleveland has serious chemistry problems
    LAC shopping DJ
    Utah may be rebuilding
     
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    Brooklyn has some cap space, but there are teams with a lot more.
    Chicago and Dallas are both under the floor while Phoenix and Indiana still have significant cap space available.
     
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    Fixed, thanks!
     
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    One of my sauces is saying Cleveland is looking to deal Channing Frye, Iman Shumpert, and Cedi Osman to Phoenix for Tyson Chandler and Jared Dudley.
     
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