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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#521 » by LivingLegend » Wed Sep 1, 2021 1:23 am

jbk1234 wrote:The NBA is just all kinds of broken right now.
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#522 » by LivingLegend » Wed Sep 1, 2021 1:24 am

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Harper4Ferry? wrote:Simmons would make us a much better team but I'm sure he doesn't actually want to play here and the cost is obviously going to be more than Love/Sexton/2 firsts.


The question is ... what's the best offer that keeps Philly in contention?


Sexton/Lauri/Love/2 protected 1sts for Simmons/Maxey

No idea if that even works or not but hey I would do it
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#523 » by JonFromVA » Wed Sep 1, 2021 1:25 am

LivingLegend wrote:
JonFromVA wrote:
Harper4Ferry? wrote:Simmons would make us a much better team but I'm sure he doesn't actually want to play here and the cost is obviously going to be more than Love/Sexton/2 firsts.


The question is ... what's the best offer that keeps Philly in contention?


Sexton/Lauri/Love for Simmons


I meant from other teams ...
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#524 » by LivingLegend » Wed Sep 1, 2021 1:29 am

JonFromVA wrote:
LivingLegend wrote:
JonFromVA wrote:
The question is ... what's the best offer that keeps Philly in contention?


Sexton/Lauri/Love for Simmons


I meant from other teams ...


Great question but Sexton/Love/Lauri + 2 1sts for Simmons/Maxey is pretty strong.

Right now, I feel that the 76ers overvalue Simmons. Kyrie was traded for IT/Crowder/lotto pick. Simmons current value is not as high as Kyries if we use that as a barometer.

So I feel like the trade I proposed above isnt too bad. The 76ers get a scoring guard (Sexton) and two bigs (one now and one for later) that fit much better with spacing next to Embiid + draft assets to refill the wing.
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#525 » by Harper4Ferry? » Wed Sep 1, 2021 2:06 am

I actually think Simmons/Garland OR Sexton/Okoro/Markannen/Allen is a pretty disruptive starting 5 and obviously needs some bench shooting but you could easily hide Garland or Sexton(whomever doesn't get traded for Simmons) on defense. They'd get a lot of transition scoring.
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#526 » by jbk1234 » Wed Sep 1, 2021 4:07 am

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JonFromVA wrote:
Harper4Ferry? wrote:Simmons would make us a much better team but I'm sure he doesn't actually want to play here and the cost is obviously going to be more than Love/Sexton/2 firsts.


The question is ... what's the best offer that keeps Philly in contention?


Sexton/Lauri/Love/2 protected 1sts for Simmons/Maxey

No idea if that even works or not but hey I would do it
The Cavs should be done trading until Silver wakes up from his coma and remembers he banned an owner for life (which I agreed with).

There comes a point where you and the union run the NBA, or a couple of agents do

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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#527 » by toooskies » Wed Sep 1, 2021 1:54 pm

Harper4Ferry? wrote:I actually think Simmons/Garland OR Sexton/Okoro/Markannen/Allen is a pretty disruptive starting 5 and obviously needs some bench shooting but you could easily hide Garland or Sexton(whomever doesn't get traded for Simmons) on defense. They'd get a lot of transition scoring.

I don't think you can start three guys who can't shoot from outside in the modern NBA. Gets worse if you start Mobley over Markkanen.
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#528 » by JonFromVA » Wed Sep 1, 2021 4:29 pm

In the case of Mobley and Okoro the goal is to continue developing their shooting ... if we traded for Simmons presumably trying to win now would be more emphasized.
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#529 » by jbk1234 » Today 2:23 am

Lol, wut?
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Re: Around the NBA 

Post#530 » by JonFromVA » Today 3:26 pm

jbk1234 wrote:Lol, wut?
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When you've earned $160M, you should have options; but Kyrie has only been able to play through the end of the season one time in the past 4 seasons, and that one time was an unmitigated disaster.

So, on one hand it would seem to be due diligence to see if the Nets can find someone more reliable than Kyrie; but given their "house of cards" was built on Kyrie's desire to play in New York they're playing with fire if they do anything other than hanging up the phone if his name came up in trade talks.

Could the Nets be that stupid? Or did someone just ask Kyrie/agent a speculative question and got an answer?

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