Pels Target RJ Barrett

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Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#1 » by mszymko » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:16 am

Pels want to pair Barrett with Zion, but Knicks have their hearts set on Barrett. I suggest the Pels tell the Knicks that if they won't deal the #3 pick, they will work out a deal around Ball + #4 + 1st RD Pick(s) for #2 with Memphis who is looking for a young PG. Knicks are forced to work with Pels, resulting in:

Pels Out: Ball
Pels In: #6

Suns In: Ball
Suns Out: #6

Pels Out: #4 + #6 + Future 1st(s)
Pels In: #3

NY Out: #3
NY In: #4 + #6 + Future 1st(s)


*Pels: Jrue, Ingram, Barrett, Zion, Randle?

*NY: Knox, Dennis Smith, Mitchell + #4 + #6 + Future 1st(s)

*PHX: Ball, Booker, Warren/Jackson, Ayton


Can't think of anyone I'd rather see Pels move #4 and pair Zion with then RJ Barrett.
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Post#2 » by eminence » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:19 am

4/Ball/future picks is way too much for #3. Wouldn't even dream of it for the Pels.
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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#3 » by E S V L » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:21 am

I like any idea of overpaying for #2.
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Post#4 » by DetroitPistons » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:22 am

In what world is Ball worth #6?!
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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#5 » by GimmeDat » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:22 am

It's a massive overpay.. if they wanted a wing, Culver is every bit as good a prospect, and can be had at 4. To cough up Ball and future 1st's for him would be terrible.

The Pel's shouldn't be going after RJ anyway - they don't have a need on the wing, but they do have a need for shooting.. RJ doesn't fit.

Pel's should either take Garland at 4 (can play next to Lonzo or Holiday and provides elite shooting), or trade back.
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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#6 » by youngcrev » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:32 am

DetroitPistons wrote:In what world is Ball worth #6?!


The same world where the #3 pick is worth #4, #6 and a future pick?
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Post#7 » by Coeur » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:35 am

Pels target Goga in a trade down. If they could get 8&10 Goga and Brandon Clarke would be best use of #4
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Post#8 » by nolang1 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:44 am

They aren't even a good fit together. Barrett looked much better when Zion was out and obviously Zion would want more shooting from the perimeter players around him. The Pelicans could trade Lonzo for #7 and then just pick like Garland and Culver or Hunter and be much better off.
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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#9 » by mszymko » Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:59 am

nolang1 wrote:They aren't even a good fit together. Barrett looked much better when Zion was out and obviously Zion would want more shooting from the perimeter players around him. The Pelicans could trade Lonzo for #7 and then just pick like Garland and Culver or Hunter and be much better off.


Everyone on this thread acting like they were cancer together lol. The two of them were fire!
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Post#10 » by Wasabi_Johnson » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:03 am

If Pels going to send 4 , 6, and Ball for Barrett I would hope that they at least called the Wizards about Beal first.
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Post#11 » by mszymko » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:13 am

Wasabi_Johnson wrote:If Pels going to send 4 , 6, and Ball for Barrett I would hope that they at least called the Wizards about Beal first.


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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#12 » by IAMRANDYMARSH » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:58 am

DetroitPistons wrote:In what world is Ball worth #6?!


Would rather have Ball than RJ.
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Post#13 » by FutureKnicksGM » Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:23 am

I doubt Lonzo gets #6.

RJ for #4 and LAL 2024 First.
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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#14 » by Hield of Dreams » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 pm

IAMRANDYMARSH wrote:
DetroitPistons wrote:In what world is Ball worth #6?!


Would rather have Ball than RJ.
Why?

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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#15 » by spree8 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:10 pm

I think it’d have to be Jrue instead of Lonzo, but dunno how badly the Pels wanna get RJ. I heard Jrue wants out too, and the Suns wanna trade the #6 for a vet pg. Makes sense, but I dunno if the Pels get enough back even tho RJ n Zion together is pretty huge.
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Post#16 » by Mr Swagtastic » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:58 pm

That is terrible for The Pelicans. In what universe does trading future picks plus Ball and #4 just to get to #3? I would rather take Hunter with #4 and call it a day. Lonzo is a terrible shooter but he's still a good passer and I think can be effective with The Pelicans.

Knicks are getting far tooooooooooooooo much just for dropping down one spot in the draft
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Re: Pels Target RJ Barrett 

Post#17 » by mszymko » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:59 pm

Mr Swagtastic wrote:That is terrible for The Pelicans. In what universe does trading future picks plus Ball and #4 just to get to #3? I would rather take Hunter with #4 and call it a day. Lonzo is a terrible shooter but he's still a good passer and I think can be effective with The Pelicans.

Knicks are getting far tooooooooooooooo much just for dropping down one spot in the draft


Might of overpayed a bit but the principle still remains. They might have enough assets, and potentially leverage, to pair these two college studs together in the NBA. It would be a fantastic story line!

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