76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade

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76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed Sep 9, 2020 5:58 pm

The Philadelphia 76ers have "seriously debated the idea of chasing" a trade for Chris Paul, league sources tell Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer.


The 76ers have lacked a point guard for several seasons and finally have appeared to signal they want Ben Simmons to play power forward.


Paul has two seasons remaining on his current contract at $41.4 million and $44.2 million.


The Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks could also pursue a trade for Paul. 

Via Kevin O'Connor/The Ringer

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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#2 » by the_process » Wed Sep 9, 2020 7:26 pm

Tobias Harris and two future 1sts, one heavily protected. Sounds good.
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#3 » by xx1c1cle » Wed Sep 9, 2020 9:25 pm

the_process wrote:Tobias Harris and two future 1sts, one heavily protected. Sounds good.


the trade would go through.
but my money is on the belief that Embiid, Simmons, CP3 won't make it through a playoff series without one of them having a season-ending injury.

CP3 wanted to get paid, and he did. And because of it, a title-contender can't afford him, and thus slim chances he'll be in the finals as a contributor.
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#4 » by Best2EverDoIt » Wed Sep 9, 2020 9:35 pm

Man I love CP3 but if we are gonna trade him, I'd rather take Tobias and a couple firsts then whatever Milwaukee can offer. Tobias can take over the 3 or 4 since Gallo will probably be leaving. But I doubt there will be heavy protections on any picks. Once again the Thunder are in a position where they don't HAVE to trade anyone, so if the Sixers or someone else want CP3 they're gonna have to play Presti's way. Plus Tobias is a pretty bad contract and its several years longer than Paul's.
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Post#5 » by Temuhjan » Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:04 am

That can fly, but I prefer Mike Conley who is cheaper and has more fuel left in the tank.
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#6 » by ByeByeDre » Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:21 am

Sam Hinkie is rolling over in his grave.....
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#7 » by Tofubeque » Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:44 am

If Jimmy Butler didn't like Simmons and Embiid, Chris Paul would eat them alive
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Post#8 » by dice » Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:50 am

Tofubeque wrote:If Jimmy Butler didn't like Simmons and Embiid, Chris Paul would eat them alive

who said that butler didn't like simmons and embiid? jimmy's said that his issue was w/ management. embiid has lamented him leaving
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Post#9 » by dice » Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:51 am

assuming that the thunder are looking to cut costs, can the sixers really afford to take on MORE salary? ben simmons starts his new contract next season
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#10 » by IWishIWasHarden » Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:25 am

dice wrote:
Tofubeque wrote:If Jimmy Butler didn't like Simmons and Embiid, Chris Paul would eat them alive

who said that butler didn't like simmons and embiid? jimmy's said that his issue was w/ management. embiid has lamented him leaving


Plus, there's no reason to assume Paul and Butler would share views.
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Post#11 » by the_process » Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:55 pm

So this has to be Paul's agent floating this, right? Because as incompetent as the Sixers FO is... what is the benefit to them leaking this out there?

Aha... and Jo has the same agent as CP3. It all comes together. :lol:
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#12 » by the_process » Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:18 pm

dice wrote:assuming that the thunder are looking to cut costs, can the sixers really afford to take on MORE salary? ben simmons starts his new contract next season


The Thunder save ~6M if they take Harris for Paul. The number balloons to ~14M if it's Horford. So one of them will be going out should a deal happen. Adams, Harris, and SGA could take a run at the 8th seed, too, which is good for Shai's development.
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#13 » by The_Hater » Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:07 pm

Tofubeque wrote:If Jimmy Butler didn't like Simmons and Embiid, Chris Paul would eat them alive


Butler didn’t like Wiggins and Towns, he was actually extremely close to Embiid.
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#14 » by Laimbeer » Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:19 pm

xx1c1cle wrote:
the_process wrote:Tobias Harris and two future 1sts, one heavily protected. Sounds good.


the trade would go through.
but my money is on the belief that Embiid, Simmons, CP3 won't make it through a playoff series without one of them having a season-ending injury.

CP3 wanted to get paid, and he did. And because of it, a title-contender can't afford him, and thus slim chances he'll be in the finals as a contributor.


If I were the Thunder I'd want more to take on that contract. I'd be more inclined to trade Paul for expirings.
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Re: 76ers 'Seriously Debate Idea' Of Chris Paul Trade 

Post#15 » by the_process » Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:11 pm

Laimbeer wrote:
xx1c1cle wrote:
the_process wrote:Tobias Harris and two future 1sts, one heavily protected. Sounds good.


the trade would go through.
but my money is on the belief that Embiid, Simmons, CP3 won't make it through a playoff series without one of them having a season-ending injury.

CP3 wanted to get paid, and he did. And because of it, a title-contender can't afford him, and thus slim chances he'll be in the finals as a contributor.


If I were the Thunder I'd want more to take on that contract. I'd be more inclined to trade Paul for expirings.


I don't see the Thunder getting both expirings and picks for CP3.

They will either be eating a lot of money or getting useless expirings. I also think Paul will have something to say about where he goes.

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