Woj: Anthony Davis Traded to Lakers for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, & Three 1st Rnd Picks - including #4

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Post#561 » by karkinos » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:59 pm

Chanel Bomber wrote:I just feel AD's never going to meet expectations in LA because people view him for something he's not.

He's not a first option on a contender...

lol what
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Post#563 » by ChartFiction » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:00 am

lol at anyone claiming Lakers didn't win this deal. Prior to this trade, people were saying the whole Lakers youth roster and picks weren't even enough. They managed to keep Kuzma which is a big deal.
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Post#564 » by Ballerhogger » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:00 am

dorkestra wrote:Great package for Pelicans. New Orleans definitely won this deal. Fantastic.

How ? BI is injury prone , so is ball . . They got tons of picks though
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Post#565 » by NPZ » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:00 am

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Best2EverDoIt wrote:The overreactions on this forum are always a good laugh. OMG LAKERS GOT A PLAYER THATS MADE IT TO THE SECOND ROUND 1 TIME IN 6 YEARS! LAKERS TO THE FINALS!


Or another way to look at it, the Lakers traded for a guy that averaged 26pts/12rebs/4asts/2.5blks last year.


We got a lot of that sentiment when we got Pau Gasol. He's never won a single playoff game!!!!11
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Post#566 » by The Regime » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:00 am

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stein says top target is kemba. are you saying kemba says no and they go jimmy plan b?


Screw Kemba. Acquire Butler and have LeBron run point.


Kemba isn't gonna give up that supermax deal from Hornets anyway.


He already told the Hornets that he's willing to take less if they can build a competitive roster. Money isn't his motive.
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Post#567 » by spikeslovechild » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:01 am

ChartFiction wrote:lol at anyone claiming Lakers didn't win this deal. Prior to this trade, people were saying the whole Lakers youth roster and picks weren't even enough. They managed to keep Kuzma which is a big deal.


Is it? He isn't very good.
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Post#568 » by Noctilux » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:01 am

Thank you Kyrie for the heads up. Also thank you Danny Ainge for your continued incompetence.
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Post#569 » by lakerz12 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 am

AD played 75 games the previous two seasons and would have played 70+ again this year if he wasn't sitting out on purpose.

But yeah, "AD has trouble staying healthy".

And now Ingram and Ball will be considered all NBA level talents, lol. The bias is real.
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Post#570 » by will » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 am

The Regime wrote:
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infinite11285 wrote:
Screw Kemba. Acquire Butler and have LeBron run point.


Kemba isn't gonna give up that supermax deal from Hornets anyway.


He already told the Hornets that he's willing to take less if they can build a competitive roster. Money isn't his motive.


Can the Charlotte Hornets build a competitive roster comparable to LeBron and AD? Methinks not.

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Post#571 » by Jazz9 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 am

The Regime wrote:
inquisitive wrote:
infinite11285 wrote:
Screw Kemba. Acquire Butler and have LeBron run point.


Kemba isn't gonna give up that supermax deal from Hornets anyway.


He already told the Hornets that he's willing to take less if they can build a competitive roster. Money isn't his motive.


Something they failed to do when he was "only" making 12mil...
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Post#572 » by DetroitPistons » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 am

will wrote:Pels should deal that #4 pick.

Already got Lonzo.


I'm really surprised people are giving Ball so much value. He hasn't shown much at all in his career so far. NOP should view this as just taking a flyer on him and hoping he breaks out. NOP should definitely draft Garland as their PG of the future.
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Post#573 » by Martensitic » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 am

Chanel Bomber wrote:I just feel AD's never going to meet expectations in LA because people view him for something he's not.

He's not a first option on a contender so you're really counting on LeBron in the last few years of his prime to lead that team to the promised land. Health will be a key factor for both players, but let's see if they can sign or make a move for another All-Star who fits AD's timeline. That would change the value of this trade. I'm just not convinced this is a slam dunk for the Lakers. Maybe I'm in denial.


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Post#575 » by infinite11285 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:04 am

Ingram, Ball, and Hart are all coming off surgeries, correct? Why not try to get Kuz in the deal? Especially after releasing reports that he's valued as LA's top asset.
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Post#576 » by ChartFiction » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:04 am

spikeslovechild wrote:
ChartFiction wrote:lol at anyone claiming Lakers didn't win this deal. Prior to this trade, people were saying the whole Lakers youth roster and picks weren't even enough. They managed to keep Kuzma which is a big deal.


Is it? He isn't very good.


It is. And no one is claiming he's a superstar. He's a good, young player on a rookie contract that can do a little of everything. Perfect player next to a couple of superstars.
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Post#577 » by Movics » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:05 am

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Post#578 » by spikeslovechild » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:06 am

ChartFiction wrote:
spikeslovechild wrote:
ChartFiction wrote:lol at anyone claiming Lakers didn't win this deal. Prior to this trade, people were saying the whole Lakers youth roster and picks weren't even enough. They managed to keep Kuzma which is a big deal.


Is it? He isn't very good.


It is. And no one is claiming he's a superstar. He's a good player on a rookie contract that can do a little of everything. Perfect player next to a couple of superstars.


He'll only be good if he can show himself to be more consistent and efficient. Otherwise he actually hurts the cause with his defense
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Post#579 » by Jazz9 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:06 am

Noctilux wrote:Thank you Kyrie for the heads up. Also thank you Danny Ainge for your continued incompetence.


Kyrie was a trojan horse

Destroyed the team mentality they built before he came with his attitude, threw his teammates under the bus at every turn, disappeared in the playoffs, fired his agent during the AD trade talk and killed any chance of AD coming to Boston and will now go play elsewhere...
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Post#580 » by Milenkovic » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:07 am

How boring

Although, doesn't this significant hurt the Lakers cap space for depth?

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