Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr.

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Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. 

Post#1 » by contestedlayups » Wed May 15, 2019 1:14 pm

Not sure how this hasn't had a thread quite yet, but this is going to be one of the most exciting pairings in the NBA starting next season, assuming that Memphis doesn't do something crazy and draft someone else. I can see Memphis going with 2 PG lineups with Conley and Morant on the floor at the same time, due to Morant's range that he displayed in the NCAA tournament. This much is for certain: they're going to be a league pass team next year for sure.
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Post#2 » by Effigy » Wed May 15, 2019 1:21 pm

Either way that's probably the last place team in the West. Especially if they move Conley.
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Post#3 » by UcanUwill » Wed May 15, 2019 1:22 pm

I am excited, hope Jonas stays there too.
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Post#4 » by Spens1 » Wed May 15, 2019 1:29 pm

Solid duo but it is going to be a rough few years in Memphis but with those two at least they may be able to turn it around.
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Post#5 » by jpengland » Wed May 15, 2019 1:39 pm

UcanUwill wrote:I am excited, hope Jonas stays there too.


JJ Jr needs to move to full time C.

I'd sell high on Jonas V and shunt him off somewhere for some better fitting value.
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Post#6 » by UcanUwill » Wed May 15, 2019 1:42 pm

jpengland wrote:
UcanUwill wrote:I am excited, hope Jonas stays there too.


JJ Jr needs to move to full time C.

I'd sell high on Jonas V and shunt him off somewhere for some better fitting value.


I think Jonas and JJJ is actually a pretty good fit considering JJJ is not a very good rebounder as of now. I would not want to move him at center until his rebounding improves.
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Post#7 » by JamesDolan » Wed May 15, 2019 1:43 pm

That is a bad azz combo there. Grizz going to be real good real soon.

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Post#8 » by iamworthy » Wed May 15, 2019 2:27 pm

JamesDolan wrote:That is a bad azz combo there. Grizz going to be real good real soon.

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Post#9 » by Masterfully » Wed May 15, 2019 2:31 pm

iamworthy wrote:
JamesDolan wrote:That is a bad azz combo there. Grizz going to be real good real soon.

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They have a long road.

Yeah, a couple young studs isn’t gonna win anything in the west. Ask Phoenix. The best player they have is Mike Conley, and they’ll have to love him for Morant to get minutes. But nobody is going to give much talent for him with that contract he has.
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Post#10 » by TheSuzerain » Wed May 15, 2019 2:32 pm

What do we think happens with Delon Wright?
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Post#11 » by Saints14 » Wed May 15, 2019 2:36 pm

What’s the protection on their 2020 pick looking like? Worth keeping Conley to try and not suck so the damage isn’t as bad?
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Post#12 » by The_Hater » Wed May 15, 2019 2:36 pm

TheSuzerain wrote:What do we think happens with Delon Wright?


I think his future was always that of a 6th man type. Morant shouldn’t alter their decision to re-sign him or not.
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Post#13 » by DaddyCool19 » Wed May 15, 2019 2:37 pm

Saints14 wrote:What’s the protection on their 2020 pick looking like? Worth keeping Conley to try and not suck so the damage isn’t as bad?


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Post#14 » by TheNewEra » Wed May 15, 2019 2:37 pm

Effigy wrote:Either way that's probably the last place team in the West. Especially if they move Conley.


Which would make this coming season the perfect one to tank. Get the highest pick possible to add to the core and hope Brooks, Bruno, Anderson and Wright show improvement
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Post#15 » by VCfor3 » Wed May 15, 2019 2:39 pm

I think Conley is gone this summer. He has all but asked out. He also may get a somewhat decent return since he is one of the best players actually available on the market even if his contract isn't ideal.
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Post#16 » by Cavaliers2 » Wed May 15, 2019 2:47 pm

TheSuzerain wrote:What do we think happens with Delon Wright?

That's what I was wondering....as a Cavs fan I was thinking he might actually be a good fit with Sexton if the Grizz aren't planning to keep him long term.
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Post#17 » by Dacost » Wed May 15, 2019 3:06 pm

Dream scenario for the Grizzlies yes they won't win right a way because the west is rough right now.

Jaren and Morant

Vs

Donic and Porzingis(if healthy)

Will rule the West in future.
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Post#18 » by FelixD » Wed May 15, 2019 3:13 pm

they would compete for the last place with suns imo. The west is really STACKED.

Rookies PG need time to develop, and i dont think Ja Morant is as same level as prospect as Doncic and Trae, both of them contribute to wins for their team in their first year.
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Post#19 » by VCfor3 » Wed May 15, 2019 3:18 pm

FelixD wrote:they would compete for the last place with suns imo. The west is really STACKED.

Rookies PG need time to develop, and i dont think Ja Morant is as same level as prospect as Doncic and Trae, both of them contribute to wins for their team in their first year.


I think he could potentially be on Trae's level but his supporting cast will likely be worse than what Trae had (depending on the Conley trade). Even if he plays really friggin well for a rookie, Memphis should be a low end team.
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Post#20 » by Crives » Wed May 15, 2019 3:20 pm

Congratulations :nonono: :nonono:

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