Top 5 Trade Value For Each Draft Class: Draft Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021

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Top 5 Trade Value For Each Draft Class: Draft Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 

Post#1 » by NYG » Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:58 pm

I recently posted this in another thread and it got me thinking:

NYG wrote:Yeah for any real shot of Lillard to be traded pre-deadline, the center-piece has to be a recent top 5 most talented player from one of the past 3 draft classes. Otherwise, they wait until the draft lotto to play out.


If you had to rank the top 5 best trade value for each of the 2019, 2020 and 2021 draft classes, who are your top 5 in order?

2019 Draft Class
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

2020 Draft Class
1.
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4.
5.

2021 Draft Class
1.
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Post#2 » by NYG » Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:09 pm

Just doing a quick scan, I think I retract my original statement and change it to a top 3 player from one of the past draft classes would need to be the centerpiece.
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Post#3 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:10 pm

2019: Zion, Ja, .... yikes #3 is tough... Garland?

2020: LaMelo, Edwards, Wiseman?

2021: Mobley, Cade, Green? too soon to tell.

There's no trade to be made with Zion, LaMelo, Ant, and Ja
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Post#4 » by gswhoops » Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:39 pm

2019: Ja, Zion, Barrett, Garland, Herro

2020: LaMelo, Edwards, Halliburton, Vassell, Wiseman

2021: Cade, Mobley, Barnes, Suggs, Green
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Post#5 » by MoneyTalks41890 » Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:55 pm

Yeah I think Ja, Zion, LaMelo, Edwards, Mobley, Cade would be off the table. Green, Barnes I’m borderline on.
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Post#6 » by Ducklett » Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:59 pm

How is Cole Anthony behind Haliburton on these lists? o.O

Dude is averaging 19.6/6.8/5.9/1.1 so far this season.
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Post#7 » by yoyoboy » Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:31 am

2019:
1. Zion
2. Morant
3. Garland
4. Herro
5. Barrett (very tough, no idea who to put here)

2020:
1. Ball
2. Edwards
3. Haliburton
4. Vassell
5. Maxey

2021:
1. Mobley
2. Barnes
3. Sengun
4. Cunningham
5. Giddey
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Post#8 » by babyjax13 » Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:34 am

2019 Draft Class
1. Ja Morant
2. Zion Williamson
3. Darius Garland (available for Lillard)
4. Tyler Herro (available for Lillard)
5. RJ Barrett (available for Lillard)

2020 Draft Class
1. Anthony Edward
2. Lamelo Ball
3. Tyrese Maxey (available for Lillard)
4. Tyrese Haliburon (available for Lillard)
5. Cole Anthony (available for Lillard)

2021 Draft Class
1. Evan Mobley
2. Cade Cunningham
3. Scottie Barnes
4. Jalen Green
5. Jalen Suggs (available for Lillard)
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Post#9 » by NYG » Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:21 am

With this list there's no way a star will be dealt pre-draft, right?

babyjax13 wrote:2019 Draft Class
1. Ja Morant
2. Zion Williamson
3. Darius Garland (available for Lillard)
4. Tyler Herro (available for Lillard)
5. RJ Barrett (available for Lillard)

2020 Draft Class
1. Anthony Edward
2. Lamelo Ball
3. Tyrese Maxey (available for Lillard)
4. Tyrese Haliburon (available for Lillard)
5. Cole Anthony (available for Lillard)

2021 Draft Class
1. Evan Mobley
2. Cade Cunningham
3. Scottie Barnes
4. Jalen Green
5. Jalen Suggs (available for Lillard)
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Post#10 » by babyjax13 » Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:47 am

NYG wrote:With this list there's no way a star will be dealt pre-draft, right?

babyjax13 wrote:2019 Draft Class
1. Ja Morant
2. Zion Williamson
3. Darius Garland (available for Lillard)
4. Tyler Herro (available for Lillard)
5. RJ Barrett (available for Lillard)

2020 Draft Class
1. Anthony Edward
2. Lamelo Ball
3. Tyrese Maxey (available for Lillard)
4. Tyrese Haliburon (available for Lillard)
5. Cole Anthony (available for Lillard)

2021 Draft Class
1. Evan Mobley
2. Cade Cunningham
3. Scottie Barnes
4. Jalen Green
5. Jalen Suggs (available for Lillard)


If the star is Lillard probably not, but I could see a situation where say Siakam + gets moved for Simmons or picks (or some other move like this). So, if we are not talking the top 15 players in the NBA, I think we can see a major move.
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Post#11 » by NYG » Sat Nov 27, 2021 2:00 am

babyjax13 wrote:
NYG wrote:With this list there's no way a star will be dealt pre-draft, right?

babyjax13 wrote:2019 Draft Class
1. Ja Morant
2. Zion Williamson
3. Darius Garland (available for Lillard)
4. Tyler Herro (available for Lillard)
5. RJ Barrett (available for Lillard)

2020 Draft Class
1. Anthony Edward
2. Lamelo Ball
3. Tyrese Maxey (available for Lillard)
4. Tyrese Haliburon (available for Lillard)
5. Cole Anthony (available for Lillard)

2021 Draft Class
1. Evan Mobley
2. Cade Cunningham
3. Scottie Barnes
4. Jalen Green
5. Jalen Suggs (available for Lillard)


If the star is Lillard probably not, but I could see a situation where say Siakam + gets moved for Simmons or picks (or some other move like this). So, if we are not talking the top 15 players in the NBA, I think we can see a major move.


Yeah I agree, a clear-cut 3rd best guy on a legitimate championship team kind of guy... I could see a few of those being moved, but the Lillards of the world? No.

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