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Team direction 

Post#1 » by LewisnotMiller » Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:32 am

Hi...
I'm hoping its okay for a non-Pels fan to start a thread here. Just looking for some local opinion. However, I understand if the mods here would rather close it. That said...

I'm assuming the team direction is to build sensibly around Zion and Ingram.
I'm wondering where that leaves youngish vets like Hart and Williams...or older guys like Moore.

Are they useful to have around, would they be moved (possibly) and if so would the team be looking for youth/draft picks or particular player types?

Not bothering to discuss Holiday...he's either here and a good player, or he's a valuable trade chip. It's more around the team fringes I'm unsure.

(Full disclosure, there was a trade thread on the Celts board that got me to wondering, but not looking to come here and throw fantasy trade ideas around. Just interested in the actual, on-the-court direction of a team I've watched less of than many others.)
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Re: Team direction 

Post#2 » by BuddyBuckets » Tue Sep 8, 2020 11:12 pm

I'm hoping they run it back for the most part. If they can upgrade from Favors then go for it but he was an underrated contributor to the team last season so I'm fine with him being brought back.

Lonzo is a bit if a question mark. I personally feel like you give him another season. If he can become efficient with a floater and spotting up for 3 then the rest of his game fits really well and he'll be fine.

Holiday needs to stay, I can't see him demanding a trade and he's just such a great professional who dies everything and sacrifices anything for the team

Ingram and Zion are the focus for star power.

Try and bring back Frank Jackson. Love that kid.

Find a deal for Miller's partially guaranteed contract, find the right guy to play Center, draft a wing to backup Ingram, and let's do this!!
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Re: Team direction 

Post#3 » by Yuri Vaultin » Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:22 am

D'Antoni would make a lot of sense in NoLa.
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Re: Team direction 

Post#4 » by Little Digger » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:05 am

Zion’s a 5 in today’s NBA

Go get D’Antoni
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Re: Team direction 

Post#5 » by Pacercoltboiler » Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:25 am

Why don't you guys play Jaxon Hayes? During the draft, I thought he looked like the next Dennis Rodman. As a Pacer's fan, I'd love to have a guy like that play the 4 next to Sabonis to cover for his defensive problems. I see you play Zion at the 4. Is Hayes going to be stuck behind Zion if he doesn't become the 5. I've heard Hayes has some interesting incidents off the court. How does he fit into your future?
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Re: Team direction 

Post#6 » by AdonalFoyle4Prez » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:51 am

Hi guys,

Would you do a Jrue Holiday + JJ Redick + 2020 13th pick for Andrew Wiggins + Jordan Poole + 2020 #2 draft pick + Minnesota's 2021 1st round pick (Acquired through D'Angelo Trade)?
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Re: Team direction 

Post#7 » by BuddyBuckets » Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:31 am

AdonalFoyle4Prez wrote:Hi guys,

Would you do a Jrue Holiday + JJ Redick + 2020 13th pick for Andrew Wiggins + Jordan Poole + 2020 #2 draft pick + Minnesota's 2021 1st round pick (Acquired through D'Angelo Trade)?


Seems horrible, no thanks.
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Re: Team direction 

Post#8 » by LoveMyRaps » Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:31 pm

Norman Powell + 29th overall pick

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Lonzo Ball + 13th overall pick

Holiday/Powell/Ingram/Zion/[Hayes ?]

Not sure who your center will be with Favors as an UFA. But thats starting line-up would be a lock to make the playoffs.

Powell averaged 19ppg in 31mpg on 52/45/83 splits in the 26 games he started this season. He's also a great defender.
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Re: Team direction 

Post#9 » by Roddy B for 3 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:42 pm

The Pelicans are on the clock on the NBA draft forum mock draft. We'd appreciate getting some local fans input! Thanks!
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