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Official Speculation Thread (Pt.LI "Trade Deadline" Edition)

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Re: Official Speculation Thread (Pt.LI "Trade Deadline" Edit 

Post#1246 » by Bo Outlaw » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:32 pm

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glennathan wrote:“@Andrew_Melnick: Last time Orlando played Memphis, they started Daniel Orton, Earl Clark, Hedo Turkoglu, Von Wafer and Chris Duhon.”

Wow... Trade killed our depth lol

Tonight we start Moore, Afflalo, Harkless, Nicholson, Vucevic


Wow, what the crap happened last year that we had to start that horrific lineup. I mean, no Jameer, JJ, Dwight, BBD, or either Richardson? That's just crazy bad.


QRich,JRich,Redick,Nelson,Ryno all sat out to rest for the last game of the season. Big Baby was resting an injury. Dwight was obviously out.
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Post#1247 » by OrlDave » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:38 pm

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OrlDave wrote:
glennathan wrote:“@Andrew_Melnick: Last time Orlando played Memphis, they started Daniel Orton, Earl Clark, Hedo Turkoglu, Von Wafer and Chris Duhon.”

Wow... Trade killed our depth lol

Tonight we start Moore, Afflalo, Harkless, Nicholson, Vucevic


Wow, what the crap happened last year that we had to start that horrific lineup. I mean, no Jameer, JJ, Dwight, BBD, or either Richardson? That's just crazy bad.


QRich,JRich,Redick,Nelson,Ryno all sat out to rest for the last game of the season. Big Baby was resting an injury. Dwight was obviously out.


Thanks, now that you mention it I think I remember that. I must have blocked it from my memory.
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Post#1250 » by rcklsscognition » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:24 pm

I thought Brian from OS asked a good question about why Henny moved two guys (Ryan and JJ) that seemed like they fit exactly what Henny was looking for. Henny said, well, it's a business, and I think we've got those guys on our roster now. He said we might have a future star on the roster right now.
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Post#1251 » by drsd » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:25 pm

rcklsscognition wrote:I thought Brian from OS asked a good question about why Henny moved two guys (Ryan and JJ) that seemed like they fit exactly what Henny was looking for. Henny said, well, it's a business, and I think we've got those guys on our roster now. He said we might have a future star on the roster right now.



GM Hennigan clearly values youth.

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Post#1252 » by rcklsscognition » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:28 pm

It really came across that he and his team are really into moneyball.
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Post#1253 » by MagicHolland » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:30 pm

drsd wrote:
rcklsscognition wrote:I thought Brian from OS asked a good question about why Henny moved two guys (Ryan and JJ) that seemed like they fit exactly what Henny was looking for. Henny said, well, it's a business, and I think we've got those guys on our roster now. He said we might have a future star on the roster right now.



GM Hennigan clearly values youth.

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And capspace..
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Post#1254 » by blue and white » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:36 pm

MagicHolland wrote:
drsd wrote:
rcklsscognition wrote:I thought Brian from OS asked a good question about why Henny moved two guys (Ryan and JJ) that seemed like they fit exactly what Henny was looking for. Henny said, well, it's a business, and I think we've got those guys on our roster now. He said we might have a future star on the roster right now.



GM Hennigan clearly values youth.

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And capspace..


Well at least now we are certain of some things hes good at.
1. great at trading away our best players
2. putting a terrible team together on purpose
3. has good vision with young players
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Post#1255 » by BadMofoPimp » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:40 pm

rcklsscognition wrote:It really came across that he and his team are really into moneyball.


I don't think so yet. Because, outside of Vucevic, Moore & Nicholson, all the youth he has gathered are horrible percentage guys as far as efficiency.
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Post#1256 » by Noonskadoodle » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:41 pm

^^^ all 3 key in a rebuilding stage.

I'm just anxious to see once this team starts becoming relevant again how he tinkers with the roster to put us over the top.

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Post#1257 » by Horcy » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:42 pm

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I got a feeling that wont happen. Rob and his team know what they are doing. They have a good plan and a good eye.


I got the same feeling. It's kinda obvious that Rob have acquired warrick and udrih because they have expiring contracts (warrick has a team option) but there's also a reason why he chose Tobias Harris. That's intriguing. he desperately wanted to acquire Vucevic and he turned into a beast :D
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Post#1258 » by Tayswagzzz » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:53 pm

Horcy wrote:
Optimus_Steel wrote:
I got a feeling that wont happen. Rob and his team know what they are doing. They have a good plan and a good eye.


I got the same feeling. It's kinda obvious that Rob have acquired warrick and udrih because they have expiring contracts (warrick has a team option) but there's also a reason why he chose Tobias Harris. That's intriguing. he desperately wanted to acquire Vucevic and he turned into a beast :D


He really wanted Harkless and that's turned out great too..Harkless has all-star potential imo
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Post#1259 » by recko321 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:55 pm

Soooooooo what happens now, draft seems forever away :cry:
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Post#1260 » by BadMofoPimp » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:00 pm

Even if only Nicholson, Vucevic and Moore survive to be the next Dwight/JJ/Meer, then I will be fine if the rest don't pan out because it would be easy to fill in the gaps with next years pick and Free Agency.

This team will be fine regardless of any other Henny blunders because it is impossible to be an infallible GM. This team should at the very least be a playoff team unless the 1st round pick fails like Darko or Miles and the Free Agents turn out like Ben Gordon or Charlie V!!!
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Post#1261 » by JBSouthpaw » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:03 pm

recko321 wrote:Soooooooo what happens now, draft seems forever away :cry:


get these young guys ready for Summer League!!!
j/k...kind of.
the worst part of this, is Harris and Lamb have to learn the system outside of camp.
Beno has been on a few teams now, I'm sure he'll pick up quicker. Also having played in S.A., he and Vaughn probably can relate the system easier.
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Post#1262 » by rcklsscognition » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:08 pm

BadMofoPimp wrote:
rcklsscognition wrote:It really came across that he and his team are really into moneyball.


I don't think so yet. Because, outside of Vucevic, Moore & Nicholson, all the youth he has gathered are horrible percentage guys as far as efficiency.


I think it's really hard to gauge people as young as we have so early. Will be interested when he assembles his playoff team what they do with money. It seems the goal will be no middle class players. A superstar or two, and a bunch of cheap contracts that produce.
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Post#1263 » by JBSouthpaw » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:25 pm

rcklsscognition wrote:
BadMofoPimp wrote:
rcklsscognition wrote:It really came across that he and his team are really into moneyball.


I don't think so yet. Because, outside of Vucevic, Moore & Nicholson, all the youth he has gathered are horrible percentage guys as far as efficiency.


I think it's really hard to gauge people as young as we have so early. Will be interested when he assembles his playoff team what they do with money. It seems the goal will be no middle class players. A superstar or two, and a bunch of cheap contracts that produce.


I keep wondering why everyone is including Moore, I just looked him up, I thought he was a 3rd year player, not 2nd year. I am a bit more impressed with him now. This year was his 1st year of having a camp, had to learn 2 positions, pretty impressed.
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Re: Official Speculation Thread (Pt.LI "Trade Deadline" Edit 

Post#1264 » by Swiftraven » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:42 pm

Can anyone sum up Chad Fords Orlando draft preview/ He just posted it on twitter, but it is insider of course.
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Post#1265 » by RookieStar » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:30 pm

JBSouthpaw wrote:
recko321 wrote:Soooooooo what happens now, draft seems forever away :cry:


get these young guys ready for Summer League!!!
j/k...kind of.
the worst part of this, is Harris and Lamb have to learn the system outside of camp.
Beno has been on a few teams now, I'm sure he'll pick up quicker. Also having played in S.A., he and Vaughn probably can relate the system easier.

Henny had stints in SA too right? Anyone here can research on their history together?

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