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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#841 » by BigSlam » Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:43 pm

KEMBAtheMETEOR wrote:I'd be down with Exum, as long as it's a no-risk 1 year deal. He cannot be trusted to stay on the floor for any length of time. He's played 82, 0, 66, 14, 42, 35, and 6 games in each year of his career.

How has he been in the league for 6 years already?

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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#842 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:36 pm

BigSlam wrote:
KEMBAtheMETEOR wrote:I'd be down with Exum, as long as it's a no-risk 1 year deal. He cannot be trusted to stay on the floor for any length of time. He's played 82, 0, 66, 14, 42, 35, and 6 games in each year of his career.

How has he been in the league for 6 years already?

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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#843 » by Vanderbilt_Grad » Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:46 pm

Rays Pompadour wrote:The Hornets need a third point guard to cover for injuries if nothing else


The Hornets have 3 point guards. Ball, Rozier, & Ish Smith. They just happen to start 2 of them together.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#844 » by Rays Pompadour » Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:31 pm

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Rays Pompadour wrote:The Hornets need a third point guard to cover for injuries if nothing else


The Hornets have 3 point guards. Ball, Rozier, & Ish Smith. They just happen to start 2 of them together.


They do indeed. Problem is if or when Ball gets hurt. There's no credible option replacing Rozier at the 2 if he has to take over as the primary ball handler and facilitator. I think the option of Smith as the starter is not ideal. So, maybe Charlotte needs a third shooting guard after Bouknight? I still prefer the third point guard as it preserves Rozier's role.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#845 » by LofJ » Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:13 am

Rays Pompadour wrote:
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Rays Pompadour wrote:The Hornets need a third point guard to cover for injuries if nothing else


The Hornets have 3 point guards. Ball, Rozier, & Ish Smith. They just happen to start 2 of them together.


They do indeed. Problem is if or when Ball gets hurt. There's no credible option replacing Rozier at the 2 if he has to take over as the primary ball handler and facilitator. I think the option of Smith as the starter is not ideal. So, maybe Charlotte needs a third shooting guard after Bouknight? I still prefer the third point guard as it preserves Rozier's role.


I agree, it's why I think a big guard that can fill both spots is an ideal depth piece - i.e. Dante Exum.
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Post#846 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:31 pm

calling Rozier a PG is very, very generous- he is an outright bad playmaker. I'm definitely not comfortable if Ish Smith misses time, let alone LaMelo.
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Post#847 » by Diop » Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:23 am

I wouldn’t say Dante is much of a point guard either. He is an athletic slasher who will look to pass but not really the offensive quarterback type
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#848 » by Vanderbilt_Grad » Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:02 am

Rays Pompadour wrote:
Vanderbilt_Grad wrote:
Rays Pompadour wrote:The Hornets need a third point guard to cover for injuries if nothing else


The Hornets have 3 point guards. Ball, Rozier, & Ish Smith. They just happen to start 2 of them together.


They do indeed. Problem is if or when Ball gets hurt. There's no credible option replacing Rozier at the 2 if he has to take over as the primary ball handler and facilitator. I think the option of Smith as the starter is not ideal. So, maybe Charlotte needs a third shooting guard after Bouknight? I still prefer the third point guard as it preserves Rozier's role.

Kelly Oubre. He'll start if any of LaMelo, Terry, or GH miss a game. The issue will be games where two or more of those guys are down.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#849 » by Diop » Mon Sep 13, 2021 2:21 pm

Apparently exum told an Aussie reporter he will resign with houston
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#850 » by MPM » Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:54 pm

Is Mike James available? Just saw he cut ties with CSKA (or they cut ties with him) and he doesn't appear to be under contract. Played well for the Nets end of last year (or at least that was my impression)
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#851 » by bravor » Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:28 pm

There are at least 3 europeans teams interested (Monaco, russian team from vtb league and fenerbahce from Turkey) with him and most can pay him a nice netto salary
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#852 » by amcoolio » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:56 pm

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Post#853 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:58 pm

Miami has a habit of taking terrible players, getting them to work for an offseason, making them look almost competent for a season, and then fooling themselves into believing they're worth a large 4 year contract.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#854 » by Diop » Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:11 pm

Best of luck to him. Caleb deserves to be on a bench, always handy having a defensive athletic wing on the bench
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#855 » by Chapelchilla » Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:56 am

Aaron Gordon just resigned with the Nuggets for 4/92. His numbers are MUCH worse then Terrys and he is older. I think we did ok on TRs deal.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#856 » by KEMBAtheMETEOR » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:20 am

Chapelchilla wrote:Aaron Gordon just resigned with the Nuggets for 4/92. His numbers are MUCH worse then Terrys and he is older. I think we did ok on TRs deal.

I'm more worried about what this means for Miles Bridges (also a Klutch client). Miles could easily point to Gordon and say "I'm 23 and already that good"
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#857 » by luciano-davidwesley » Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:41 am

I have no doubt the A-holes at Klutch will be in Miles' ear if he has a big season trying to get him to play in California or a big market. I just hope Mitch has the balls not to be bullied by them into a bad deal.
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Post#858 » by Chapelchilla » Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:42 pm

Miles is going to get paid at least 20 million or so on his next deal. Hopefully we can afford that and his chemistry with Melo makes him want to stay.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#859 » by Liver_Pooty » Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:22 pm

KEMBAtheMETEOR wrote:
Chapelchilla wrote:Aaron Gordon just resigned with the Nuggets for 4/92. His numbers are MUCH worse then Terrys and he is older. I think we did ok on TRs deal.

I'm more worried about what this means for Miles Bridges (also a Klutch client). Miles could easily point to Gordon and say "I'm 23 and already that good"


I wouldn't blame him.
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Re: 2021 Free Agency 

Post#860 » by wilson115 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:57 am

Chapelchilla wrote:Miles is going to get paid at least 20 million or so on his next deal. Hopefully we can afford that and his chemistry with Melo makes him want to stay.

Honestly thought Miles was getting extended before Terry. What does signing Kelly Oubre say about Mitch's contingency planning on that end.

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