We got the #3 pick. Discuss the possibilities.

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Strenuus, May 16, 2023.

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What are you hoping for with this pick?

  1. Draft Scoot and keep him

    27.6%
  2. Draft Miller and keep him

    28.6%
  3. Draft someone else at 3 and keep him (please specify)

    3.1%
  4. Trade down, but still draft in the lottery

    10.2%
  5. Trade the pick for a starting forward

    30.6%
  1. Pinwheel1

    Pinwheel1 Well-Known Member

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    I have only seen him play against the Blazers....so small sample size. But damn he looked good in that game.
     
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    I'd rather trade Ant plus all future picks.

    To have a player like Scoot who can put as much pressure on the defense like Ja, would be a massive advantage.
     
  3. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    I don’t see any way we keep Dame if we draft Scoot to keep him.

    Miller would still make sense with Dame if we can turn Ant/Nurk into another center.
     
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    Freshtown Well-Known Member

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    yes, Wagner is a future all star
     
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  5. andalusian

    andalusian Season - Restarted

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    Orlando also has the #6 pick, do you want to do #3 for #6 and Wagner?
     
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    Pinwheel1 Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely, Although I would probably trade 6
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    The problem with that is I don’t think the 6th is good enough to flip for a star. The 3rd should be good enough to get an actual star.
     
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    Phatguysrule Well-Known Member

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    Maybe sign and trade Grant to get bridges or Siakam and get the other with the 3 pick?
     
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    B-Roy If it takes months

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    Grant is not as good or worth either.
     
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    Man the first cog in Dame being traded to Boston is happening right now if Boston loses game 1 and this series. Long shot but if Boston loses I could see them trading Brown for Dame etc.
     
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    Phatguysrule Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, you'd have to add more to the deal than just Grant.
     
  12. illmatic99

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    this still creates an unnecessary logjam:

    -Scoot/Ant/Sharpe/Brown/?

    Brown isn't a PF and Shaedon is playing out of position

    -Ant/Sharpe/Brown/Miller/?

    Miller can't swing to PF.

    either scenario is still messy from a team building perspective.
     
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  13. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    If we do trade Dame, the return should either be for a good positional fit with star potential, or a shit load of picks.

    Jaylen doesn't really make much sense with Shaedon and Ant still here.

    I know his contract is much maligned but if we could get KAT & McDaniels, the fit would be incredible. But I would hate to send Dame to another team in our division.
     
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    Yeah I think either Brown or Sharpe would be the SF and the other would be the SG.

    Edit: And would Smart be the SG for the Celtics?
     
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    OneSport3 The Knowledge Hoarder

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    A little off topic, but can we trade the 23rd pick for Spo? That man can coach.
     
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    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    but then where would you put Ant and either Scoot or Miller?
     
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    Predator The Godfather

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    Miller can play 2-4
     
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    If the Blazers are lucky enough to draft Scoot Henderson, he's going to make plays that makes fans jaws drop, much like Shaedon Sharpe.
    People will be wondering "what the hell were we thinking" when it's recalled how many wanted the pick to be traded. Just like Sharpe.
     
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  19. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    eh.. i dunno about 4. especially full time.
     
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    B-Roy If it takes months

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    Rooting for the heat…
     

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