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Post#1221 » by AcecardZ » Wed May 29, 2019 11:48 pm

I agree with Kilroy re CP3. Guy is making $40 million a year. That’s mind boggling.
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Post#1222 » by SlimShady83 » Thu May 30, 2019 10:28 am

AcecardZ wrote:I agree with Kilroy re CP3. Guy is making $40 million a year. That’s mind boggling.


Not only that, if we were to keep RONdo and Ingram, sheet would fly out the window lols
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Post#1223 » by ois » Fri May 31, 2019 12:04 am

Why would anyone in their right mind be picking up CP3 at this point making 40 mill and heading to 36? Even the lakers front office aren't that inept.
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Post#1224 » by ois » Fri May 31, 2019 2:29 am

Kawhi shows up and this game is a blowout. Giannis Antetokounmpo would of feasted on this GSW team in the finals dunk after dunk eurostep. Siakam who is a Giannis lite looks like a mismatch nightmare for Draymond. The top east teams tor mil philly are way better than any team out west save GSW. GS is still an amazing team and are just Steph and Klay 3 pts layups away from beating any team, but Portland was trash.
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Post#1225 » by TyCobb » Fri May 31, 2019 3:33 am

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Post#1226 » by ois » Fri May 31, 2019 5:11 am

Portland was trash and so if the overrated west. Only contender is GSW out here that can hang with the elites of the east in Toronto Milwaukee and Philadelphia (if they keep jimmy buckets).

That is why it is so disappointing that bron god injured and missed 17 games and then the AD fiasco that broke the room and the young guys quitting on LeBron when he returned. The Lakers could have made the WCF otherwise and is a must reason that they get Kawhi or even more realistically Jimmy Buckets out of Philly along with 2 or 3 elite FA shooters in Brogdon, Ross, Green etc which would be just as good as a Kawhi.

West is weak and will be weaker for LeBron to take over especially if KD leaves who is low key rooting for Toronto to humiliate the cocky GSW without him then bolt to NYN
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Post#1227 » by kblo247 » Fri May 31, 2019 5:42 am

Could phili get creative and open space up for Kemba if they let Tobias/Butler walk and took care of JJ last? To KEmba, JJ, Simmons, Embid and another player would be damn good. Even adding in a Bogdanovic to replace Butler would work assuming you retain Tobias
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Post#1228 » by kblo247 » Fri May 31, 2019 5:44 am

ois wrote:Kawhi shows up and this game is a blowout. Giannis Antetokounmpo would of feasted on this GSW team in the finals dunk after dunk eurostep. Siakam who is a Giannis lite looks like a mismatch nightmare for Draymond. The top east teams tor mil philly are way better than any team out west save GSW. GS is still an amazing team and are just Steph and Klay 3 pts layups away from beating any team, but Portland was trash.

And come 2 the Warriors will go back to Oracle 1-1. The 9 days off beat them, not the Raptors.They got hit with an Iverson
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Post#1229 » by Slava » Fri May 31, 2019 9:29 am

Must be weird being a Warriors player out there knowing fully well Durant is probably rooting for you to lose.
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Post#1230 » by snaquille oatmeal » Fri May 31, 2019 2:33 pm

TyCobb wrote:Go Raptors

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Post#1231 » by Mamba Mentality » Fri May 31, 2019 3:12 pm

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Post#1232 » by tv24lakers » Fri May 31, 2019 9:38 pm

Slava wrote:Must be weird being a Warriors player out there knowing fully well Durant is probably rooting for you to lose.


I highly doubt that Durant is that type of vindictive individual. Durant won two Finals MVP; he’s got nothing else to prove w/ this team.
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Post#1233 » by Landsberger » Sat Jun 1, 2019 1:52 am

Kilroy wrote:If we trade anything significant for CP3, I'm done... That's not rhetoric... I'm done.

And by significant, I mean anything more significant than Pelinka's book collection.


I'd be right there with you. Trade or not. If he offered to pay to play here I'd be gone. He makes the game unwatchable.....
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Post#1234 » by SlimShady83 » Sat Jun 1, 2019 4:48 am

If we can't get a FA and yet trade say

Ingram/Ball #4 for Beal <> probably too much? but we ain't getting Beal with out Ball

Would you guys be happy to role with Rondo and Caruso at PG?

That's if we don't get a FA
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Post#1235 » by RamonSessions7 » Sat Jun 1, 2019 5:05 am

SlimShady83 wrote:If we can't get a FA and yet trade say

Ingram/Ball #4 for Beal <> probably too much? but we ain't getting Beal with out Ball

Would you guys be happy to role with Rondo and Caruso at PG?

That's if we don't get a FA

No. Rondo is horrid
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Post#1236 » by stan francisco » Sat Jun 1, 2019 5:52 am

It’s a good thing that Mike Antoni wasn’t let go a few weeks ago. I would’ve hated it.
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Post#1237 » by stan francisco » Sat Jun 1, 2019 5:54 am

SlimShady83 wrote:If we can't get a FA and yet trade say

Ingram/Ball #4 for Beal <> probably too much? but we ain't getting Beal with out Ball

Would you guys be happy to role with Rondo and Caruso at PG?

That's if we don't get a FA


I think Ingram stays. I think Ball stays. Both are about to enter their breakout years.

Happy to roll with Ball, Rondo, Caruso.
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Post#1238 » by SlimShady83 » Sat Jun 1, 2019 6:10 am

stan francisco wrote:
SlimShady83 wrote:If we can't get a FA and yet trade say

Ingram/Ball #4 for Beal <> probably too much? but we ain't getting Beal with out Ball

Would you guys be happy to role with Rondo and Caruso at PG?

That's if we don't get a FA


I think Ingram stays. I think Ball stays. Both are about to enter their breakout years.

Happy to roll with Ball, Rondo, Caruso.


I'm happy for them too stay too, but I think getting that 2nd star is most important too Lakers/Jeanie especially if we can't get that 2nd FA - I mean I dont' want to max on Butler, his good but not worthy for Max at least for purple and gold ;)

Edit: I'd trade for Beal over paying Butler max any day
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Post#1239 » by stan francisco » Sat Jun 1, 2019 10:27 am

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stan francisco wrote:
SlimShady83 wrote:If we can't get a FA and yet trade say

Ingram/Ball #4 for Beal <> probably too much? but we ain't getting Beal with out Ball

Would you guys be happy to role with Rondo and Caruso at PG?

That's if we don't get a FA


I think Ingram stays. I think Ball stays. Both are about to enter their breakout years.

Happy to roll with Ball, Rondo, Caruso.


I'm happy for them too stay too, but I think getting that 2nd star is most important too Lakers/Jeanie especially if we can't get that 2nd FA - I mean I dont' want to max on Butler, his good but not worthy for Max at least for purple and gold ;)

Edit: I'd trade for Beal over paying Butler max any day



If max is what it takes to get Butler I would pass, and I think we have two stars in Ingram and Lonzo, maybe three with Kuzma?

We need a center to anchor our defense and set screens. Nurkic? Vucevic? I want JMG back for sure.

And I agree that we need a second star (in addition to the potential of the ‘kids’) while the kids are growing up I still don’t think Butler is a good enough player to be the second best on a championship team. He’s no Mozgov but let’s not overpay.
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Post#1240 » by tv24lakers » Sat Jun 1, 2019 10:50 am

SlimShady83 wrote:

Edit: I'd trade for Beal over paying Butler max any day


Agreed. Picking up a max player in FA will assuredly come at a cost to building a more robust roster. Whereas the trade route will allow us to offset some of the cost and still allow us to bring in one or more complimentary player.

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