psman2 wrote:What do you guys think about following this up with a SNT of Adams for Oubre? I don't love Oubre but he has good length and might be able to fit in here. Something like a 3/51 declining contract with no GTD on the 3rd year. We might have to overpay the market value on him to get him to take a non GTD year. But it actually doesn't hurt our available cap the next two years and we can waive him in year 3 for free. GS gets its center upgrade, we let JJJ and Tilman man the center and bring in a Vet center for the room exception, Cody Zeller maybe?
JJJ/Tilman/Room exception center (Zeller type)
Left off Bledsoe since it sounds like we are rerouting him.
I'd almost try to offer him as much as possible to have the last two years not be guaranteed. Opens up cap space next offseason and if he works out I believe we can waive him and resign him for a more reasonable deal. I like the overall thought though.
Where does every see Bledsoe potentially going?
-Kuzma+22+min salary from the Lakers? Feels like an overpay by the Lakers considering how bad Bledsoe was this year plus they want to surround LBJ with shooting which Bledsoe doesn't provide. It does get them off Kuzma's deal though if they are having second thoughts.
-Bledsoe+10 for Hield+9 if SAC wants off of Buddy's money?
-To Dallas in a Dwight Powell based deal along with maybe Josh Green as the incentive? Maybe buy Bledsoe out and put all his money on this year so that they can chase free agents next year which sounds like their plan given their new hires.
-Bledsoe+Anderson+10 for Wiggins+7 with us adding one of our cheap young guys or a 1st or something?
It is hard to see what deal may be around the corner for a guy who supposedly won't make it to Memphis
Lakers: I cannot see them including 22. Maybe the swap someone from the Harell, KCP, Gasol, Kuzma group. My hope is they take Bledsoe into a Schroeder TPE, but I have my doubts he is signed to enough money. I would do KCP straight up if they are interested.
Sac - I rather not take on Buddy unless they guy we want is at 9 and we think NO is going to take him. Rather route Adams there to get off more future money and they might could use him depending on what happens with Holmes.
Dallas : I would do Adams for Powell just on the money savings. I doubt they would be interest in Bledsoe
I would do that GS trade and many other iterations.