MoeGreene wrote:Here's a list of buyout candidates. Who can we realistically get? I would want Porter Jr and or Rodney Hood. Austin Rivers seems like he's not a possibility if I remember a story from the preseason correctly that they prefer to stay apart.
Otto Porter Jr.
Team money to spend:
Brooklyn Nets: $4.6 million
Golden State Warriors: $2.8 million.
Indiana Pacers: $7.5 million.
Memphis Grizzlies: $3.2 million.
Philadelphia 76ers: $3.9 million.
San Antonio Spurs: $6.8 million.
Washington Wizards: $1.6 million.
Good Iso player for the last two seasons.
Morey knows this thats why he added him on his team last season.
He’s not THAT good but if you look at the impact he could bring with the drought with ISO skill on our squad, I think he could be useful.
Just seems to me that we need a high variance ISO guy and he fits the bill.
For instance, if you compare him to Ennis or Bradley, he maybe inferior as an overall player. But ennis and bradley overlaps with some guys on our team like Thybulle or Hill. So in the grand scheme of things, what Rivers bring has a lot more value due to lack of redundancy leading to no diminishing return.
Rivers and morey like having wild cards like Rivers that you can have an jump in power whenever he is getting a hot hand. If he’s cold, just bench him.
There are some nights you need a hail mary and he can do this when the stars align. You dont have anyone on the team who can do this. Hill, seth, ben and tobi can’t.
You then can shuffle your closing 5 man unit with Biid, Ben and Tobi at it’s core. With a couple of Hill, Green, Seth , Kork and Rivers. Those 5 depends on hot hand and match-ups.
Think of down the stretch, in a game 7, where Biid is cold. Tobi is as cold as always like in any game 7. And we’re struggling to generate offense.
We can let Rivers operate on ISO as last resort. Then shift our guys into being more opportunistic scoring while focusing more on defense and hustle plays.
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