Nuggets Looking To Unload Salary To Pursue George Hill

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Nuggets Looking To Unload Salary To Pursue George Hill 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Jul 3, 2017 5:30 am

The Denver Nuggets have interest in signing George Hill in free agency.


Denver will need to unload salary such as Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur now that they've come to an agreement with Paul Millsap.


Hill figures to be one of the free agents squeezed by a softer than anticipated market and a dearth of available point guard spots.

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Post#2 » by Pipp33 » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:12 am

I can't understand why Denver would spend big dollars on Hill. He's certainly a decent starter in the league, but he and Millsap are not going to put them in the hunt in the West.
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Post#3 » by the_process » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:25 am

Pipp33 wrote:I can't understand why Denver would spend big dollars on Hill. He's certainly a decent starter in the league, but he and Millsap are not going to put them in the hunt in the West.


It makes them a solid playoff team, dark horse Western Finalist contender. For some teams, that's enough.
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Post#4 » by baldur » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:30 am

the_process wrote:
Pipp33 wrote:I can't understand why Denver would spend big dollars on Hill. He's certainly a decent starter in the league, but he and Millsap are not going to put them in the hunt in the West.


It makes them a solid playoff team, dark horse Western Finalist contender. For some teams, that's enough.


are you sure? it is pretty realistic that nuggets might not make the playoffs.
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Post#5 » by HarthorneWingo » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:37 am

baldur wrote:
the_process wrote:
Pipp33 wrote:I can't understand why Denver would spend big dollars on Hill. He's certainly a decent starter in the league, but he and Millsap are not going to put them in the hunt in the West.


It makes them a solid playoff team, dark horse Western Finalist contender. For some teams, that's enough.


are you sure? it is pretty realistic that nuggets might not make the playoffs.


Denver's starting 5 is pretty good with Hill

Milsap
Jokic
Hill
Barton
W. Chandler
Murray
Gary Harris
Juan Hernangomez
Mudiay
Hibbert
Trey Lyles

The West will certainly be tough, but that team should make the playoffs.
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Post#6 » by the_process » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:41 am

baldur wrote:
the_process wrote:
Pipp33 wrote:I can't understand why Denver would spend big dollars on Hill. He's certainly a decent starter in the league, but he and Millsap are not going to put them in the hunt in the West.


It makes them a solid playoff team, dark horse Western Finalist contender. For some teams, that's enough.


are you sure? it is pretty realistic that nuggets might not make the playoffs.


After GSW, HOU, SAS, OKC... no one is clearly better. I would have that DEN team right there with MIN, NO, MEM, and UTA (assuming Hayward re-signs).
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Post#7 » by IAMZOOTED » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:53 am

baldur wrote:
the_process wrote:
Pipp33 wrote:I can't understand why Denver would spend big dollars on Hill. He's certainly a decent starter in the league, but he and Millsap are not going to put them in the hunt in the West.


It makes them a solid playoff team, dark horse Western Finalist contender. For some teams, that's enough.


are you sure? it is pretty realistic that nuggets might not make the playoffs.


They barely missed the playoffs last year.
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Post#8 » by eathb_au » Mon Jul 3, 2017 6:54 am

Faried and Arthur are on decent contracts, should be easy to move them for cap space.
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Post#9 » by baldur » Mon Jul 3, 2017 9:08 am

IAMZOOTED wrote:
baldur wrote:
the_process wrote:
It makes them a solid playoff team, dark horse Western Finalist contender. For some teams, that's enough.


are you sure? it is pretty realistic that nuggets might not make the playoffs.


They barely missed the playoffs last year.


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Post#10 » by foreigngrammar » Mon Jul 3, 2017 9:40 am

What a bunch of crap :D
Have you seen them play last season? Now if they replace a Mudiay/Nelson with Hill AND add an All-Star level player in Millsap they miss the play-offs?
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Post#11 » by Streakers33 » Mon Jul 3, 2017 10:26 am

How much is needed to dump ?


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Post#12 » by ArtistNBA » Mon Jul 3, 2017 11:08 am

If I was the Lakers or bulls they should take them for 4- top 3 protected first round picks , Denver is not making the playoff in the wild west
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Post#13 » by Alatan » Mon Jul 3, 2017 1:28 pm

ArtistNBA wrote:If I was the Lakers or bulls they should take them for 4- top 3 protected first round picks , Denver is not making the playoff in the wild west

Four first rounders to unload Arthur and Faried who together use 20 million of cap space and are serviceable backups? Why dont you ask for Jokic as well... You could get a 2nd for Arthur's 7 mil and Faried might be useful as an energy guy of the bench so he might not be traded anyway. Atlanta, Chicago, Brooklyn, Phoenix might take some vet along with Lyndon or some other young guys etc.
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Post#14 » by Da ThRONe » Mon Jul 3, 2017 1:35 pm

Brooklyn should be all over this. Here's a chance to get a draft pick and some quality players.
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Post#15 » by ChokeFasncists » Tue Jul 4, 2017 8:00 pm

Da ThRONe wrote:Brooklyn should be all over this. Here's a chance to get a draft pick and some quality players.

Yeah, if the picks are good.

Problem I guess, is that Marks want the 4 to be about to shoot and Arthur isn't much different from Acy
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