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2017 Off Season 

Post#1 » by bwgood77 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:32 pm

Put your offseason thoughts here.
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#2 » by Global Game » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:51 pm

Trade Ajinca and Asik for cap space.

Trade Ajinca and Frazier for Spencer Dinwiddie and Joe Harris
Trade Asik to the Pacers for their non-guaranteeds: Christmas, Young, and Niang

Let Cunningham opt out.
Stretch Poindexter

Re-sign Holiday
Draft: Josh Hart
Sign: Anthony Brown

Holiday/Dinwiddie/Moore
Hart/Crawford/Harris
Hill/Brown/Toupane
Davis/Diallo/
Cousins/Christmas
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#3 » by MKWB » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:52 pm

Here's an article from M. McNammara on Bourbon Street Shots, presenting some great options for if Holiday signs elsewhere:
http://www.bourbonstreetshots.com/2017/04/20/five-scenarios-in-which-the-pelicans-improve-this-offseason-without-holiday/
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#4 » by Global Game » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:35 pm

MKWB wrote:Here's an article from M. McNammara on Bourbon Street Shots, presenting some great options for if Holiday signs elsewhere:
http://www.bourbonstreetshots.com/2017/04/20/five-scenarios-in-which-the-pelicans-improve-this-offseason-without-holiday/


Pels are in bind if he leaves. The timing thing is crucial.

Plan B (or A)

1) Convince Milos Teodosic or Thomas Heurtel to sign.
2) Sign and trade Holiday for Carmelo Anthony (convincing Anthony)
3) Hire Ettore Messina
4) Sign Anthony Randolph and Tyler Honeycutt

Teodosic or Heurtel/Dinwiddie/Jerrells
Moore/Crawford
Anthony/Hill/Honeycutt
Davis/Randolph
Cousins/Diallo/Christmas

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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#5 » by Global Game » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:58 pm

Plan C (A)

Heurtel/Jerrells/Dinwiddie
Moore/Jordan/Harris or the 40th Pick (Josh Hart)
Hill/Pondexter/Honeycutt
Davis/Diallo/Brown
Cousins/Randolph/Asik
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#6 » by magnumt » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:51 pm

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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#7 » by JR SMITH_5 » Mon May 15, 2017 6:05 pm

No idea what to do with Jrue.

I'd probably retain him to be on the safe side and then trade him at the deadline if he's flopping.
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#8 » by bwgood77 » Mon May 15, 2017 6:56 pm

JR SMITH_5 wrote:No idea what to do with Jrue.

I'd probably retain him to be on the safe side and then trade him at the deadline if he's flopping.


Yeah, I think it's smart to definitely keep him.
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#9 » by Global Game » Tue May 16, 2017 2:07 am

bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:No idea what to do with Jrue.

I'd probably retain him to be on the safe side and then trade him at the deadline if he's flopping.


Yeah, I think it's smart to definitely keep him.


Keeping Holiday is smart.
Not wise to go over18 million a year to keep the 3rd best player on the team.
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#10 » by bwgood77 » Tue May 16, 2017 2:16 am

Global Game wrote:
bwgood77 wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:No idea what to do with Jrue.

I'd probably retain him to be on the safe side and then trade him at the deadline if he's flopping.


Yeah, I think it's smart to definitely keep him.


Keeping Holiday is smart. ?
Not wise to go over18 million a year to keep the 3rd best player on the team.


I think it's tougher to lose an asset for nothing than to overpay, particularly if you are going to be over the cap anyway. If they pay him a little less, does that give them much cap space to sign someone? It's very hard to sign FA's that are difference makers anyway. Even a bigger contract is probably tradeable if need be. They need continuity to try and keep Cousins.
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Re: 2017 Off Season 

Post#11 » by Global Game » Tue May 16, 2017 2:20 am

Demps was scouting Thomas Heurtel in Istanbul last weekend.

He'll be watching Anthony Randolph later in this week.
At least he's looking in the right places.

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Heurtel
Holiday
Randolph
Davis
Cousins

or

Heurtel
Thornwell
Randolph
Davis
Cousins

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