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Raps acquire Sebastian Telfair for Haddadi, 2nd-rounder

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Raps acquire Sebastian Telfair for Haddadi, 2nd-rounder 

Post#1 » by Consequence » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:27 pm

Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
Toronto has emerged as the frontrunner to land Suns guard Sebastian Telfair in a trade, league sources tell Y! Sports.

Marc Stein ‏@ESPNSteinLine
Rumbles persist that Hamed Haddadi & second-rounder to Phoenix to bring Bassy Telfair to Toronto is likely outcome in final hour of deadline


Probably a future 2nd.

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Chris Broussard ‏@Chris_Broussard
Sebastian Telfair to Toronto For Hamed Haddadi deal done, source says


Ken Berger confirms
Ken Berger ‏@KBergCBS
The Raptors are finalizing a deal to send Hamed Haddadi and a second-round pick to Phoenix for Sebastian Telfair, league source says.
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Woj:Raptors front runner to land Telfair 

Post#2 » by Jval17 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:27 pm

@WojYahooNBA: Toronto has emerged as the frontrunner to land Suns guard Sebastian Telfair in a trade, league sources tell Y! Sports.
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Post#3 » by Redeemer » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:28 pm

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Post#4 » by Crazy-Canuck » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:29 pm

No way do I want to part with a future second, would rather pick up someone from the Dleague.
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Re: Woj:Raptors front runner to land Telfair 

Post#5 » by TCHOKE » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:29 pm

lulz front runner for telfair...
dude will be our 3rd pg lucas> telfair
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Post#6 » by now and 4 life » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:30 pm

I remember when Telfair was the main piece given up in a trade for Brandon Roy.
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Post#7 » by Jval17 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:30 pm

I think he gets a back up shot instead of Lucas
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Post#8 » by Sojourn » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:30 pm

is this suppose to excite raptor nation? deport bargnani or die tryin!!!
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Post#9 » by pspot » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:30 pm

3 pg line up? anderson at the 4?
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Post#10 » by pbj » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:31 pm

I want some of that Lincoln HS swag on this squad!
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Post#11 » by Fairview4Life » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:32 pm

It's easy to win when you're the only one in the race.
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Post#12 » by Jval17 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:33 pm

Lucas and AA were rumored to be out but let's see.
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Post#13 » by arbsn » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:33 pm

who are we moving for him? haddadi?
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Post#14 » by Sojourn » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:34 pm

Fairview4Life wrote:It's easy to win when you're the only one in the race.


haha. im sure colangelo will utter some bs about telfair being a hot commodity but we all know he will languish on the bench beside fields.
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Post#15 » by TruthTelling » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:34 pm

Telfair has played very well, he lost his minutes to team politics nothing else.
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Post#16 » by Bertoo » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:35 pm

Telfair is nothing special. I'd go as far as saying Lucas>Telfair. They're pretty much interchangeable.
If it's for Kleiza then the deal makes sense. If BC gives up a pick, that'll be stupid.
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Post#17 » by shortmikeshortt » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:36 pm

Building a good playoff team requires pieces, Telfair is a good piece. Settle down, not every trade has to be a home run for an allstar...

Would like to land Telfair he's a very solid 2nd unit PG...and thats a need for us, plus hes only 27
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Post#18 » by whoknows » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:37 pm

arbsn wrote:who are we moving for him? haddadi?


should be obvious...Kyle Lowry... :uhoh:
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Post#19 » by lemons321 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:37 pm

Telfair is a decent back up guard these days, don't know why he gets so much hate. He's not a cap killing contract, he's not a locker room cancer, can run a team and hit the 3 off the bench. Giving up a draft pick every year gets tiring BUT Telfair isn't god awful. I'd be okay with this deal.
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Post#20 » by Fairview4Life » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:37 pm

TruthTelling wrote:Telfair has played very well, he lost his minutes to team politics nothing else.


His advanced stats, per 36 stats, and per game stats are all pretty bad. John Lucas has a higher assist % and he passes once every 7 games. This is a pretty nothing move, but also seemingly unnecessary.
9. Similarly, IF THOU HAST SPENT the entire offseason predicting that thy team will stink, thou shalt not gloat, nor even be happy, shouldst thou turn out to be correct. Realistic analysis is fine, but be a fan first, a smug smarty-pants second.

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