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Re: Around the NBA (2020-21 season) 

Post#41 » by THE J0KER » Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:40 pm

TunaFish wrote:So Toronto is facing the same situation as Denver, losing a key power forward. I see now why Denver moved so quickly to pick up Green.

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We should offer Ibaka the contract between former Plumlee and projected future Grant contract, something about 45/3, which is significantly higher than Clippers or Toronto offer. Grant is better to guard SF guys like Kawhi, but Ibaka, a 3-times member of the all-NBA defensive first team, is arguably better against bigger forwards like Davis or Giannis. Another Ibaka advantage would be the ability to play (together with the PF-starter role) on the center spot when Jokic is on the bench, so he would replace Grant and Plumlee both!

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Re: Around the NBA (2020-21 season) 

Post#42 » by The Rebel » Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:47 pm

THE J0KER wrote:
TunaFish wrote:So Toronto is facing the same situation as Denver, losing a key power forward. I see now why Denver moved so quickly to pick up Green.

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We should offer Ibaka the contract between former Plumlee and projected future Grant contract, something about 45/3, which is significantly higher than Clippers or Toronto offer. Grant is better to guard SF guys like Kawhi, but Ibaka, a 3-times member of the all-NBA defensive first team, is arguably better against bigger forwards like Davis or Giannis. Another Ibaka advantage would be the ability to play (together with the PF-starter role) on the center spot when Jokic is on the bench, so he would replace Grant and Plumlee both!

But we not tried :dontknow:


We do not have the cap space to offer him $15 million a year, in fact with signing Green we cannot offer him more that a minimum deal.
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Re: Around the NBA (2020-21 season) 

Post#43 » by eathb_au » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:41 pm

The biggest loss with Grant is that had he stayed, we would've had him in addition to the MLE to use to bolster the roster. So we could have had a severe talent/bench upgrade in this offseason.
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Re: Around the NBA (2020-21 season) 

Post#44 » by skywalker33 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:49 pm

eathb_au wrote:The biggest loss with Grant is that had he stayed, we would've had him in addition to the MLE to use to bolster the roster. So we could have had a severe talent/bench upgrade in this offseason.


True but we would’ve definitely been well into the luxury tax
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