The lakers have given the pelicans a title window for ad.

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Post#21 » by GYK » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:42 pm

I wouldn't have given up Kyle either. surprising they gave up Hart. 3&D low usage players are so valuable. keeping Kyle they keep a stretch 4 who can run the full court.
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Post#22 » by C3H6N6O6 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:42 pm

freethedevil wrote:
Patches Perry wrote:If you have a 34 year old Lebron, your focus is next season. This idea that they should punt next season in order to get AD as a free agent is absurd. Get him now, win now.

:lol: Imagine being dumb enough to tie your franchise's hopes on a 34 year old fa.

That 34 year is still better than any player in Knicks history.
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Post#23 » by freethedevil » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:42 pm

Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
freethedevil wrote:
Patches Perry wrote:If you have a 34 year old Lebron, your focus is next season. This idea that they should punt next season in order to get AD as a free agent is absurd. Get him now, win now.

:lol: Imagine being dumb enough to tie your franchise's hopes on a 34 year old fa.


This is disingenuous.

Lebron isn't any 34 year old.

and yet you've just shortened your window by about 8 years to accomodate him....
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Post#24 » by Patches Perry » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:43 pm

freethedevil wrote:
Patches Perry wrote:If you have a 34 year old Lebron, your focus is next season. This idea that they should punt next season in order to get AD as a free agent is absurd. Get him now, win now.

:lol: Imagine being dumb enough to tie your franchise's hopes on a 34 year old fa.


Imagine thinking its a good idea to both 1) acquire arguably the best player in the league who has maybe 3 great years left and then 2) continue to develop 20yos who might hit their prime in 5 years.

If the old guy can get you a title now, you go all in now.
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Post#25 » by freethedevil » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:43 pm

C3H6N6O6 wrote:
freethedevil wrote:
Patches Perry wrote:If you have a 34 year old Lebron, your focus is next season. This idea that they should punt next season in order to get AD as a free agent is absurd. Get him now, win now.

:lol: Imagine being dumb enough to tie your franchise's hopes on a 34 year old fa.

That 34 year is still better than any player in Knicks history.

And everyone in knicks history is a better player than you. What's your point?
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Post#26 » by C3H6N6O6 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:45 pm

freethedevil wrote:
C3H6N6O6 wrote:
freethedevil wrote: :lol: Imagine being dumb enough to tie your franchise's hopes on a 34 year old fa.

That 34 year is still better than any player in Knicks history.

And everyone in knicks history is a better player than you. What's your point?

My point makes complete sense. Yours doesn't given that I am not playing for the Lakers.
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Post#27 » by freethedevil » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:45 pm

Madhouse wrote:The Lakers have a 1 year title window only anyway. Actually smart to go all in now. Because make no mistake about it, the Warriors will be back in 2020 and an aging 36 year old Lebron won't stop them.

A team with a core that's ~ 20 years old has a one year window?
GTFO out ofhere :lol:
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Post#28 » by Eddy_JukeZ » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:46 pm

freethedevil wrote:
Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
freethedevil wrote: :lol: Imagine being dumb enough to tie your franchise's hopes on a 34 year old fa.


This is disingenuous.

Lebron isn't any 34 year old.

and yet you've just shortened your window by about 8 years to accomodate him....


What window?

There is no window without Lebron :lol:

Ingram, Lonzo and Kuzma is not a window providing core :lol:
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Post#29 » by freethedevil » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:46 pm

C3H6N6O6 wrote:
freethedevil wrote:
C3H6N6O6 wrote:That 34 year is still better than any player in Knicks history.

And everyone in knicks history is a better player than you. What's your point?

My point makes complete sense. Yours doesn't given that I am not playing for the Lakers.

and i'm not playing for the knicks. your post remains as irrelvant as ever
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Post#30 » by freethedevil » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:47 pm

Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
freethedevil wrote:
Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
This is disingenuous.

Lebron isn't any 34 year old.

and yet you've just shortened your window by about 8 years to accomodate him....



Ingram, Lonzo and Kuzma is not a window providing core :lol:

Oh yes, the team that was onpace for 50 wins without shooters doesn't have a window providing core. :lol: :lol:
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Post#31 » by Madhouse » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:47 pm

freethedevil wrote:
Madhouse wrote:The Lakers have a 1 year title window only anyway. Actually smart to go all in now. Because make no mistake about it, the Warriors will be back in 2020 and an aging 36 year old Lebron won't stop them.

A team with a core that's ~ 20 years old has a one year window?
GTFO out ofhere :lol:

where do the Lakers have a young core?
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Post#32 » by C3H6N6O6 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:48 pm

freethedevil wrote:
C3H6N6O6 wrote:
freethedevil wrote:And everyone in knicks history is a better player than you. What's your point?

My point makes complete sense. Yours doesn't given that I am not playing for the Lakers.

and i'm not playing for the knicks. your post remains as irrelvant as ever

i didn't talk about you in my comment. I talked about LeBron. You got angry that Knicks have never had a player as good as 34 year old LeBron.
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Post#33 » by levon » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:49 pm

Shouldn't you be worried about your own window with a 32 yr Durant coming off an achilles tear?
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Post#34 » by Eddy_JukeZ » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:53 pm

freethedevil wrote:
Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
freethedevil wrote:and yet you've just shortened your window by about 8 years to accomodate him....



Ingram, Lonzo and Kuzma is not a window providing core :lol:

Oh yes, the team that was onpace for 50 wins without shooters doesn't have a window providing core. :lol: :lol:


Because of Lebron.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Only a fool would think that team would amount to anything without Lebron.
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Post#35 » by freethedevil » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:01 am

Eddy_JukeZ wrote:
freethedevil wrote:
Eddy_JukeZ wrote:

Ingram, Lonzo and Kuzma is not a window providing core :lol:

Oh yes, the team that was onpace for 50 wins without shooters doesn't have a window providing core. :lol: :lol:


Because of Lebron.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Oh? How exactly did lebron's lakers do when lonzo went out? Lebron was not playing like the best player in the regular season and they were doing fine with 20 year olds while lebron was le resting the most he's done his whole career. Shooting would have mad eyou contenders, instead you went ahead and traded away a defensive anchor, a good shot contestor, playmaking, and volume scoring for a single player who can't hope to match the collective production of the players he's replaced.You can spam "top 5 player" "superstar" as much as you wish. Stars don't win championships, versatile rosters with an abundance of playmaking, strong defence, and good spacing do.

Lakers best case scenario is being clowned by the ecf champion. The floor is a couple second round exits. Stars can't win without supporting casts, and the lakers traded away their supporting cast for a star they didn't need.
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Post#36 » by Joey Wheeler » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:07 am

This is a bad, bad take that will age terribly when the Lakers win the title. In this league, when you can get a guy like AD you do it no matter what.
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Post#37 » by freethedevil » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:11 am

Joey Wheeler wrote:This is a bad, bad take that will age terribly when the Lakers win the title. In this league, when you can get a guy like AD you do it no matter what.

Can't wait to see you bend the knee when the lakers take an inevitable l
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Post#38 » by LKN » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:14 am

I mean the Lakers have to go all in next year... if they don't that could be it. Lebron is old and he is very likely to start having more injury issues like he did last year and just be worse in general.
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Post#39 » by madmaxmedia » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:16 am

Patches Perry wrote:If you have a 34 year old Lebron, your focus is next season. This idea that they should punt next season in order to get AD as a free agent is absurd. Get him now, win now.


On top of that, as long as they don't reach and sign or take bad contracts, they will have AD to build around in a couple of years. They'll have to do it through free agency since they're giving up so many picks, but after Lebron is done they may have space to re-tool.

The thing about getting AD is that it is not just a win now move, it is not just a win later move, it is for both the present and the future. The guy is 26 after all...
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Post#40 » by Warriorfan » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:20 am

Don't forget Lakers also lost Randle and Russell to get to this point. Lot of lost draft capital.

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