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How are they going to trade Westbrook?

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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#81 » by danfantastk32 » Sat Nov 13, 2021 6:51 pm

Eric Bieniemy wrote:
danfantastk32 wrote:
Eric Bieniemy wrote:Westbrook, Ellington, Bazemore, and Bradley
for
Smart, Richardson, Hernangomez, and Schroder

PG - James - Rondo - Schroder
SG - Nunn - Monk - Richardson
C - Davis - Howard - Jordan
PF - Tucker - Anthony - Hernangomez
SF - Smart - Reaves - Ariza



We're not doing blockbuster trades with the Goombas......give me a break.

What other teams do they NOT talk to in order to improve the team?


Just not our main rival. They wont wanna help us, we don't wanna help them. It's simple, really.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#82 » by Eric Bieniemy » Sat Nov 13, 2021 6:57 pm

danfantastk32 wrote:
Eric Bieniemy wrote:
danfantastk32 wrote:

We're not doing blockbuster trades with the Goombas......give me a break.

What other teams do they NOT talk to in order to improve the team?


Just not our main rival. They wont wanna help us, we don't wanna help them. It's simple, really.

It's stupid. It's emotional. It's petty. It's not how you run a successful business.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#83 » by danfantastk32 » Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:29 am

Eric Bieniemy wrote:
danfantastk32 wrote:
Eric Bieniemy wrote:What other teams do they NOT talk to in order to improve the team?


Just not our main rival. They wont wanna help us, we don't wanna help them. It's simple, really.

It's stupid. It's emotional. It's petty. It's not how you run a successful business.


Well Eric, I'm not gonna argue with you, because I don't really care. You go ahead and wait for the Celtics trade.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#84 » by magicbesteva » Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:37 am

Hate to say it because Russ is an LA guy but he has to go. The team just doesn’t look right with him in the line up. My only hope is that the situation with Simmons gets worse and that Philly trades him for Westbrook.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#85 » by siFy » Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:12 am

They better trade him now. I'm **** tired of this guy. Pelinka trade him or he should be fired. Is a disgrace throw away a season like that. And Carmelo too now that he has a better image.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#86 » by Eric Bieniemy » Sat Nov 20, 2021 6:15 pm

James and Rondo at PG will stabilize the offense.

Westbrook needs to be benched. His aggression is a detriment.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#87 » by Hans1984 » Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:08 pm

He needs to go. At the very least take him out of the S5. We should have never signed this guy in the first place. That's why I was preaching that his statline in Washington was overrated. He was putting up big numbers on a terrible team. He could do whatever he wanted.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#88 » by slifersd » Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:43 pm

Will Houston considering a Westbrook for Wall trade? We can throw in a couple of second round picks LOL. That might be our only alternative right now.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#89 » by TimeisIllmatic » Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:06 pm

slifersd wrote:Will Houston considering a Westbrook for Wall trade? We can throw in a couple of second round picks LOL. That might be our only alternative right now.


That might be our only option. I would say Clippers for Bledsoe + Kennard but no way Balmer would help us out.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#90 » by TimeisIllmatic » Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:08 pm

Eric Bieniemy wrote:James and Rondo at PG will stabilize the offense.

Westbrook needs to be benched. His aggression is a detriment.


The past is the past but our lineup really should've been:

PG - LeBron
SG - Buddy Hield
SF - KCP
PF - AD
C - Dwight
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#91 » by Eric Bieniemy » Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:34 pm

TimeisIllmatic wrote:
Eric Bieniemy wrote:James and Rondo at PG will stabilize the offense.

Westbrook needs to be benched. His aggression is a detriment.


The past is the past but our lineup really should've been:

PG - LeBron
SG - Buddy Hield
SF - KCP
PF - AD
C - Dwight

PG - JAMES
SG - HIELD
C - DAVIS
PF - TUCKER
SF - POPE

If Tucker is hitting jumpers, he deserves to start over Howard. Davis is a new-age center. He needs to play there exclusively.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#92 » by TimeisIllmatic » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:33 am

Eric Bieniemy wrote:
TimeisIllmatic wrote:
Eric Bieniemy wrote:James and Rondo at PG will stabilize the offense.

Westbrook needs to be benched. His aggression is a detriment.


The past is the past but our lineup really should've been:

PG - LeBron
SG - Buddy Hield
SF - KCP
PF - AD
C - Dwight

PG - JAMES
SG - HIELD
C - DAVIS
PF - TUCKER
SF - POPE

If Tucker is hitting jumpers, he deserves to start over Howard. Davis is a new-age center. He needs to play there exclusively.


True but AD is fragile as we all know.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#93 » by zuju » Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:27 pm

slifersd wrote:Will Houston considering a Westbrook for Wall trade? We can throw in a couple of second round picks LOL. That might be our only alternative right now.

Wall is even more injury prone than AD, with his super high salary, I am against the proposal

Wb will still gel and play better as time goes by.

The main problem is team consistency and defense.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#94 » by danfantastk32 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:07 pm

slifersd wrote:Will Houston considering a Westbrook for Wall trade? We can throw in a couple of second round picks LOL. That might be our only alternative right now.



Both have almost the exact contract....44ish this year, 47-mil player option next year (no way in hell either waive that). So there is no benefit from a trade. I'd say there's a slightly (SLIGHTLY) better chance we could find a team like detroit, or pacers, or sacramento that would want to stick a "star" on their squad for jerseys and ticket sales, with Westbrook.

At least Westbrook fills out all the stats, and gives it 110%.....it's a selling point for a team looking to make some cash. At $47mil next year.....it's prob a pipe dream.

Honestly, I think our best option is to tell him to take a long vacation for the next 2 years. Suck it up, and see if we still don't have enough to make a run at a title. I don't think we do, at this point......but Westbrook is a zero at best for this squad. He and the black-hole won't play a lick of defense.....jack up shots, and get loads of playing time. And we wonder why the team's not committing to D??? Where's the incentive? And who wants to bust their arse out there on defense, only to have the guy next to you let his man walk in for a layup. I personally thought all this was insanely obvious.....but apparently Laker brass, a huge portion of the fanbase, and our 2 star players thought this would be great.

Just put him on leave...same with Melo. I'd rather lose without them, than lose with them.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#95 » by Eric Bieniemy » Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:15 pm

I agree, dan.

Not yet, but when everyone gets back and around the trade deadline or buyout deadline, if he's still a net negative, they should send him home for the stretch run.

Sue me, but even if James goes down again, I'd rather Rondo, Tucker, Nunn, or Reaves run the offense than Westbrook.

If she doesn't improve, send him home as spring approaches.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#96 » by slifersd » Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:45 am

zuju wrote:
slifersd wrote:Will Houston considering a Westbrook for Wall trade? We can throw in a couple of second round picks LOL. That might be our only alternative right now.

Wall is even more injury prone than AD, with his super high salary, I am against the proposal

Wb will still gel and play better as time goes by.

The main problem is team consistency and defense.


I suggested it as a joke lol. Westbrook and Houston wouldn't want a reunion.
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Re: How are they going to trade Westbrook? 

Post#97 » by stan francisco » Yesterday 9:28 pm

Eric Bieniemy wrote:James and Rondo at PG will stabilize the offense.

Westbrook needs to be benched. His aggression is a detriment.


Agreed, when he attacks one on five and chucks threes, yes. But in general his aggression when cutting to the rim is very useful to us. He just needs to choose better when to do it, and we should have more weak side clear outs set up for him.
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