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would you trade jimmy butler for zach lavine?

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butler for lavine?

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would you trade jimmy butler for zach lavine? 

Post#1 » by dice » Sat Nov 13, 2021 6:47 pm

lavine is now an elite scorer, butler is better at everything else. lavine is much younger
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Post#2 » by puppa bear » Sun Nov 14, 2021 1:10 am

No. Jimmy means a lot to this club on & off the court. He’s not as good a scorer, as you said, but it’s the other stuff that helps shape who the Heat are. It helped attract Lowry/Tucker/Morris, and will help attract our next wave of FA signings once Jimmy’s over the hill.

Right now, realistically we only trade him with his consent.
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Post#3 » by contract » Sun Nov 14, 2021 1:25 pm

dice wrote:lavine is now an elite scorer, butler is better at everything else. lavine is much younger

Right now? No. But I may change my mind after this season.
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Post#4 » by 3ammy3uck3ts » Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:28 pm

No, Jimmy is a top 5 impact player in the league and has shown he can lead a team in the postseason.
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Post#5 » by carnageta » Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:17 pm

Nope. Jimmy isn't as fancy but he is more effective and assertive than Zach. I think we have a higher ceiling with a core of Butler, Lowry, Bam and Herro than we would with Lavine, Lowry, Bam and Herro.

Herro and Lavine would be a nightmare for the opposing team to deal with, but the defense wouldn't be there, and when you add in a guy like Duncan Robinson, the defense would get even uglier.
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Post#6 » by RexBoyWonder » Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:50 am

It's beyond on court performance at this stage with Jimmy.

Despite only being here a couple of years - he's the undisputed leader, heart and soul of this team. It's being built around him. We got his BFF Lowry. He's tight with Bam.

He ain't going anywhere, he's the franchise player and we go as far as he takes us.

Which is great because he's a dog, and a winner.
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Post#7 » by Kobewade11 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 3:11 pm

There's no logic behind this trade for either team.
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Post#8 » by MorbidHEAT » Mon Nov 15, 2021 3:24 pm

Jimmy is not tradeable. Heat culture and respect go out the window with him. You can't say this is your main guy and he is perfect for the culture and blah blah blah and then turn around and trade him the first chance you get..
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Post#9 » by SerialChiller » Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:28 pm

To do that trade the Lowry signing wouldn't make much sense and we'd probably look to trade him too. It would mean a changed timeline and looking to the future building around Lavine, Bam, and Herro. The Heat want to win now with Butler and Lowry so no.
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Post#10 » by gom » Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:49 pm

I was proposing trading Butler for picks and prospects over the summer. I think the outcome may have been a better team in a few years, but Miami made a different choice, a better choice in my own opinion. We are going to stick with it until the end.
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Post#11 » by rate_ » Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:46 pm

Hell no. Jimmy is putting up TOP 5ish player numbers this season, and we're probably seeing peak Jimmy now.
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Post#12 » by 3ammy3uck3ts » Sat Nov 20, 2021 5:42 pm

The 3 who voted yes, show yourselves!!!!
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Post#13 » by BadMofoPimp » Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:42 pm

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