Rumor Should the Portland Trail Blazers trade for Julius Randle?

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  1. Scalma

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    No one would complain about Nurk if he wasn’t asked to be the second or third option offensively. That’s not his fault. His offense is a work in progress but there are enough flashes there worth developing. But right now he would be best served in a Steven Adams type role where his main focus and responsibility would be anchoring the defense. Another reason why a third scorer would be a godsend for Portland. Collins has the best chance internally to be that guy. I wish we ran more plays for him.
     
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    FTFY
     
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    He got comfortable....too comfortable
     
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    Without considering cash/future trades for said contract, etc. yes. He would instantly be an upgrade. We could permanently slide Aminu back to SF where he belongs and line up Lillard/CJ/Aminu/Randle/Nurkic

    Randle is a solid player who is still young enough to develop with us.
     
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    I love Randle, he just seems like a guy who doesn't fit LA. He reminds me of a young Paul Millsap, if we could land him we should.
     
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    I like it; what we really need is one more power forward. Especially an underachieving one. Best crappy bench ever!
     
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    Randle comes off the bench and puts up 13/7/2 in 23 mpg. Per 36 of 21/11/3. I wish all of our PFs underperformed like that.
    He's also played the majority of his time this season at C.
    Something like Davis, Swanigan, Layman for Randle and Hart gets us an intriguing backup, albeit a pending RFA, a young SG, and also gets us out of the LT this season.

    Lillard/Napier
    CJ/Connaughton/Hart
    Turner/Harkless
    Aminu/Collins
    Nurk/Randle.

    Maybe take out Hart, and include Leonard/Clarkson swap? With then routing Napier elsewhere afterwards? They shave $$ off of Clarkson next year, for free agency?
     
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    Fonzthecpt1 I'm Listening

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