SacKingZZZ wrote:bleeds_purple wrote:My pipe dream scenario is Buddy + Bagley + our FRP for [insert disgruntled star player]. Someone like Booker, Beal, or Simmons.
This is the issue with any potential scenario. Number 1, that's a waaaay overpay for any of those guys. Number 2 Beal and Booker play the same spot as Bogdan and need the ball to thrive. Bogdan to his credit has backed off running the offense and is letting Fox run most of the show. Booker and Beal, and definitely Simmons ain't doing that.
I don't consider that an overpay. I think it would be more likely the other teams say no.
Leaving that aside, if you brought in Beal or Booker, Bogdan moves back to being a 6th man. There's plenty of minutes at the wing spots for everyone. If you brought in Simmons, Bjelica moves to the bench. In any of these scenarios, we bring in a necessary playmaker to make this a real team. Let's be realistic, in the long run we are not achieving anything with Cojo running the offense 20 minutes a game. Real teams have at least two prime time playmakers.
Lastly, maybe I'm pessimistic but I think its more likely than not that Buddy and Bagley end up being toxic to this team. They are both black holes with apparently large egos and in Bagley's case have proven nothing on the floor. If you watched the GS game, I'd ask what's the realistic difference between Chriss and Bagley?