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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#281 » by Wooderson » Tue May 23, 2017 7:13 pm

Fitting that he's going to another organization with meddling owners. Bon voyage Hammond. Thanks for Giannis.

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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#282 » by emunney » Tue May 23, 2017 7:13 pm

This is surreal. Thought Hambone would hit the decade mark for sure.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#283 » by LittleRooster » Tue May 23, 2017 7:14 pm

I just wanted him to stay through the draft


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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#284 » by Badgerlander » Tue May 23, 2017 7:16 pm

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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#285 » by Ron Swanson » Tue May 23, 2017 7:16 pm

Ah yes, free from the tyranny of a guy who assembled arguably the best young core in the Eastern Conference. Will be interesting to see if Hammond can rebuild an Orlando team sorely lacking in young talent.

Let's see what this Zanik guy can do.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#286 » by Je K » Tue May 23, 2017 7:17 pm

As bad as it is that Hammond is leaving right before the draft, I'd still rather have him leave now (even with our draft strategies) than stay and make our picks knowing that he's going to take the Orlando job the next week.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#287 » by Howard Mass » Tue May 23, 2017 7:18 pm

Remember when you guys hated John Hammond for The Tobias Harris deal?
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#288 » by tski1972 » Tue May 23, 2017 7:19 pm

Howard Mass wrote:Remember when you guys hated John Hammond for The Tobias Harris deal?


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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#289 » by emunney » Tue May 23, 2017 7:19 pm

Howard Mass wrote:Remember when you guys hated John Hammond for The Tobias Harris deal?


That never became a good deal. And the same night he almost gave away the Giannis pick for Josh Smith.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#290 » by bango_the_buck » Tue May 23, 2017 7:20 pm

Do we get any pick compensation for letting Hammond out of his contract early?
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#291 » by emunney » Tue May 23, 2017 7:22 pm

Sheesh RS is sleeping. Orlando Magic PR has already tweeted that the contract is signed and we're still sitting on this obsolete headline. Just unprofessional.
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Post#292 » by emunney » Tue May 23, 2017 7:23 pm

Super interested to see who Hammond takes with him and who Zanik brings in. Let's doooooooo dis.
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Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#293 » by BuckHole » Tue May 23, 2017 7:24 pm

The Tobias trade feels a lot like the Ray Allen trade. Players in return that don't want to be here and scoot at earliest opportunity. I blame Kohl; perhaps I'm wrong.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#294 » by Iheartfootball » Tue May 23, 2017 7:25 pm

Yes, but what was the compensation? 4th rounder minimum or I scream.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#295 » by JimmyTheKid » Tue May 23, 2017 7:25 pm

Howard Mass wrote:Remember when you guys hated John Hammond for The Tobias Harris deal?


Everyone hated it. Some continued to irrationally hate it years later. The constant bumping of that thread and revisiting of the trade was annoying, yes, but just because Tobias didn't exactly "take the next step" doesn't change the fact that it was a terrible deal, and a terrible line of thinking at the time.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#296 » by crkone » Tue May 23, 2017 7:26 pm

emunney wrote:Super interested to see who Hammond takes with him and who Zanik brings in. Let's doooooooo dis.


Yeah I'm wondering if Babcock or McKinney get promoted or if they leave.

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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#297 » by Howard Mass » Tue May 23, 2017 7:28 pm

I am just remembering back to that time.

It was a bad trade but all was forgiven with Giannis.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#298 » by Prince12 » Tue May 23, 2017 7:29 pm

Well this happened quickly. Would've liked him to get this draft in. Terrified at the thought of Kidd having even more power in draft selections.
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#299 » by Bucks_MacGyver » Tue May 23, 2017 7:30 pm

BYE ...wont miss you hammond
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Re: Stein: Hammond expected to join Weltman in ORL 

Post#300 » by Badgerlander » Tue May 23, 2017 7:30 pm

I hope some reporter asks Hammond about what happened behind the scenes in the SJax trade
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