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Rumor: Wolves Looking for a Big Man? 

Post#1 » by shrink » Tue Jan 8, 2013 8:48 pm

Darren Wolfson 1500 ESPN wrote:Not that the Wolves don't like Gay, but the source indicated that finding a big man is the more pressing priority.

That's because All-Star Kevin Love could be lost for the season after re-fracturing the third metacarpal bone in his right hand last week.

It's also possible Love's New York City doctor will advise against surgery. But if surgery is necessary, Love will be gone for a minimum of three months, the source said.

The source said there's a far better likelihood than not that some sort of trade happens. The deadline is Feb. 21.
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Post#2 » by [RCG] » Tue Jan 8, 2013 8:53 pm

I just read that Kahn said they wouldn't necessarily be looking at a big man--indicating perhaps a SG.
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Post#3 » by southern wolf » Tue Jan 8, 2013 8:54 pm

Love could be out for the season?! :nonono:
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Post#4 » by Krapinsky » Tue Jan 8, 2013 9:18 pm

I'd hope they'd look to upgrade the back up Center position before the PF spot.
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Post#5 » by Mattya » Tue Jan 8, 2013 9:36 pm

3 months for surgery on broke hand? Are they replacing his hand with a robotic one?
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Post#6 » by cpfsf » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:07 pm

Krapinsky wrote:I'd hope they'd look to upgrade the back up Center position before the PF spot.

It's too bad Jordan Hill accepted less money to play in LA.
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Post#7 » by Adenusi » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:09 pm

Mattya wrote:3 months for surgery on broke hand? Are they replacing his hand with a robotic one?

Doesn't sound right.
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Post#8 » by Klomp » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:12 pm

Krapinsky wrote:I'd hope they'd look to upgrade the back up Center position before the PF spot.

It would be someone who can play both
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Post#9 » by Klomp » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:14 pm

Mattya wrote:3 months for surgery on broke hand? Are they replacing his hand with a robotic one?

It was supposed to be two months the first time (6-8 months), so it sounds right
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Post#10 » by Mattya » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:16 pm

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Mattya wrote:3 months for surgery on broke hand? Are they replacing his hand with a robotic one?

It was supposed to be two months the first time (6-8 months), so it sounds right


I believe the healing time on hand surgery is only minimally longer than without surgery. Maybe this part of the hand is more difficult to operate on.
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Post#11 » by Krapinsky » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:20 pm

Mozgov is the third center on the Nuggets. Would be an interesting get. He's not a 4/5 though.

Lakers might have moved Hill earlier in the year, but probably not now seeing that Pau sucks and Howard is injured.
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Post#12 » by Jukeness » Tue Jan 8, 2013 10:21 pm

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Post#13 » by Peezo » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:30 pm

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Krapinsky wrote:I'd hope they'd look to upgrade the back up Center position before the PF spot.

It would be someone who can play both


But how many players who really play the 4/5 are attainable and an upgrade over what we really have?
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Post#14 » by C.lupus » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:39 pm

I still think a sg is a higher priority.
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Re: Rumor: Wolves Looking for a Big Man? 

Post#15 » by Klomp » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:51 pm

Just a thought...

With MEM wanting to blow it up, might little Gasol be an option? A resigned Pek at his max would be similar salary as Gasol, but people don't think Pek will get the max. So that saves them money.

Marc would be the ideal Adelman center.
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Post#16 » by Grits n Gravy » Tue Jan 8, 2013 11:58 pm

Krapinsky wrote:Mozgov is the third center on the Nuggets. Would be an interesting get. He's not a 4/5 though.

Lakers might have moved Hill earlier in the year, but probably not now seeing that Pau sucks and Howard is injured.

mozgov would be a good get...having 3 russians would also be an added bonus. we have plenty of pf's so i'm not worried at all about that spot with ak, dc and dw all able to play there fine. is hassan whiteside still a free agent? not that he'd be able to play right away but he's a big body who could probably give 5-10 minutes while leaving the rest of back up minutes to dc or lou.
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Re: Rumor: Wolves Looking for a Big Man? 

Post#17 » by Devilzsidewalk » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:42 am

C.lupus wrote:I still think a sg is a higher priority.


me too
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Post#18 » by GSForever » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:02 am

Would you guys do a Klay/Festus or a resigned Pekovic in a trade. Gimme some proposal
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Post#19 » by Grits n Gravy » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:46 am

i like klay but no way i trade pek for him.
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Re: Rumor: Wolves Looking for a Big Man? 

Post#20 » by southern wolf » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:40 am

C.lupus wrote:I still think a sg is a higher priority.


Absolutely. Someone who can knock down a three consistently.

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