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Post#1741 » by br7knicks » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:20 am

Wow, big move
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Post#1742 » by Angryfatboy » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:30 am

James harden traded 3 times in one off season

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Post#1743 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:31 am

Let’s work. I already watched my team beat Smash back to back in 2k22. :o :lol:

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That’s was fun to watch, but on to what truly matters…Our BAF sim.

The facts:
4.5 rated Kyrie Irving played 82 games last sim season (huge) and averaged 29ppg on 53% shooting, 7apg, 2spg in just 30 minutes of play.

FGI 80
FGJ 90
FT 92
SCR 93

IRL 2021 stats
27ppg, 5apg, 6apg, 1spg

In order to compete we needed a legit #3. Welcome back Tobias. And we got a dog in TT who is a sim beast on the boards.
PG- Kyrie Irving | Lou Williams
SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
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Post#1744 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:38 am

bringbackhoffa wrote:Guessing one of Harden or Embiid are on the move..NE can't be done dealing..

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Been trying to get Curry for the longest but couldn’t make that work. Anybody who had conversations with me knows Embiid is our #1 priority this off-season.
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Post#1745 » by 3toheadmelo » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:50 am

Angryfatboy wrote:James harden traded 3 times in one off season

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the best trade was when he got traded to the west
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PG: J Murray/Rose
SG: Lavine/Oladipo
SF: Tatum/Hart
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Post#1746 » by 3toheadmelo » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:51 am

new era is officially a championship contender (once again)

should be interesting to see who comes out of the west. west is loaded
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Post#1747 » by Buzzard » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:58 am

3toheadmelo wrote:new era is officially a championship contender (once again)

should be interesting to see who comes out of the west. west is loaded

Agreed. Two five star players plus Tobias. Depth for days as well. They will be a tough out.
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SF Bey ( 78 )
PF Williamson ( 89 )
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Post#1748 » by NewEra » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:34 am

3toheadmelo wrote:new era is officially a championship contender (once again)

should be interesting to see who comes out of the west. west is loaded

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PG- Kyrie Irving | Lou Williams
SG- Danny Green | Shake Milton
SF- Nic Batum | R. Bullock | Korkmaz
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Post#1749 » by Capn'O » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:36 am

Buzzard wrote:Big moves. This league is crazy active!


Never a dull moment...
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PG: Conley, Payne
SG: SGA, Melton, THT
SF: PG13, Craig
PF: DFS, JM Green
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Post#1750 » by Buzzard » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:45 am

Capn'O wrote:
Buzzard wrote:Big moves. This league is crazy active!


Never a dull moment...

No kidding! I'd really like to flip Nunn and Harris into a starter upgrade. Gay or JRich could be used instead of Nunn.
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PG Doncic ( 94 )
SG Harris ( 79 )
SF Bey ( 78 )
PF Williamson ( 89 )
C Porzingis ( 84 )

Nunn ( 78 ) Bagley III ( 78 ), Gay ( 78 ), Reddish ( 76 )
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Post#1751 » by Manhattan Project » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:57 am

Figured that sim Harden is essentially the GOAT, figured I might as well go for it with him. Still looking to shake things up if anyone is interested.
BAF: Utah Jazz:
Zubac x Okafor x Kaminsky
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Post#1752 » by Buzzard » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:03 am

Manhattan Project wrote:Figured that sim Harden is essentially the GOAT, figured I might as well go for it with him. Still looking to shake things up if anyone is interested.

I am always interested. Harden is definitely in the company of LeBron and Durant.
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Post#1753 » by Manhattan Project » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:08 am

Buzzard wrote:
Manhattan Project wrote:Figured that sim Harden is essentially the GOAT, figured I might as well go for it with him. Still looking to shake things up if anyone is interested.

I am always interested. Harden is definitely in the company of LeBron and Durant.


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Post#1754 » by Smash3 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:44 am

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Post#1755 » by El Poochio » Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:58 am

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Post#1756 » by br7knicks » Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:04 am

NewEra wrote:
3toheadmelo wrote:new era is officially a championship contender (once again)

should be interesting to see who comes out of the west. west is loaded

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offensively, i see you at the top, at least top 3
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Post#1757 » by E-Balla » Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:59 pm

IDK how to feel about that last deal... NewEra is now a legit contender and Utah is probably the 10th best team in the West now (maybe 11th under LA). But MP is too shrewd to stay at 10/11.

Harden is a tough piece to build around as great as he is in the SIM. Too much cap to one player, the only guys you can realistically put around him are role players and this game rewards depth. Looks like for the 3rd time this offseason someone is going to attempt to build around him.
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Post#1758 » by 2010 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:59 pm

I’m pretty content right now to just stand pat and use the early portion of our eventual BaF schedule to evaluate performance and then make any necessary adjustments after the January 15th moratorium is lifted, freeing up more players as trade options.

Taking the wait and see approach. Knowing several teams will become quick sellers if the standings don’t pan out the way they envision.
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Post#1759 » by 2010 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:07 pm

E-Balla wrote:IDK how to feel about that last deal... NewEra is now a legit contender and Utah is probably the 10th best team in the West now (maybe 11th under LA). But MP is too shrewd to stay at 10/11.

Harden is a tough piece to build around as great as he is in the SIM. Too much cap to one player, the only guys you can realistically put around him are role players and this game rewards depth. Looks like for the 3rd time this offseason someone is going to attempt to build around him.


That line is what I am hanging my hat on. BaF results lead me to believe star + depth trumps stars + whack supporting cast and a barren bench. Especially considering injuries — while not devastating or season-ending — were definitely abound and quite cyclical last season. That’s gonna alter some of these 2k SIM results where the injuries were turned off.

Then you factor in Wolverine Studios announcing player character traits and team fit being more prevalent this season. So I’m going to stay the course and not make no knee-jerk response based on 2k sim results, despite all the noise.

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Post#1760 » by 2010 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:19 pm

As for the blockbuster deal, I like that move for NewEra. He turned Harden into Kyrie (just as deadly a scoring option) + Tobias. It gives him more meat on top of the bone, which lengthens his lineup, so in turn he killed 2 birds with one stone.

As I was saying, NewEra is a quality GM. He understood, even with Embiid + Harden, a top heavy squad without a deeper supporting cast wouldn’t cut it for his championship goals. So he leveraged the pick to turn Harden into two additional top scoring options, stretching out his lineup, to mitigate the concerns regarding quality depth. Nice work!

MP gets a scoring title level offensive #1 option as well as a C he was missing in Zubac. Making a beneficial trade for both teams.
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