Lakers - Hawks straight up

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Lakers - Hawks straight up 

Post#1 » by Ayatollah » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:05 am

Only a "deal" if D12 will sign an extension in Atl...

Dwight Howard, Chris Duhon for Josh Smith, Devin Harris, Kyle Korver

LAL: Nash, Bryant, Metta, Smith, Gasol (Harris, Meeks, Korver, Clark, Jamison)
ATL: Teague, Stevenson, Morrow, Horford, Howard (Duhon, Pargo, Jenkins, Johnson, Pachulia)

Why?
The Lakers aquire well-fitting pieces to the run´n´gun of D´Antoni in J-Smoove, Harris and Korver while Pau Gasol could play in the paint... After this deal, the Hawks have the best frontcourt-combo in the league!
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Post#2 » by warren weel im » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:57 pm

On the contrary, Horford's contract would do the Lakers better than renegotiating Smoove to a max deal next summer (bad bad idea).
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Post#3 » by shagadelic45 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:44 pm

at would want to keep smith to help entice howard to stay
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Post#4 » by theatlfan » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:07 pm

shagadelic45 wrote:at would want to keep smith to help entice howard to stay
Nah, we'll use $$ and some of the others on the team to do that. Horford is just a much better fit next to Howard. The bigger deal would be that I'd guess that LAL would prefer Horford.
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Post#5 » by AdonisDeMarion » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:15 pm

Horrid for LA
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Re: Lakers - Hawks straight up 

Post#6 » by DusterBuster » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:23 pm

For the love of god, stop with the Howard to Atlanta trades, they don't need to trade for him, they will have oodles of cap space this summer!
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