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Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier?

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Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier? 

Post#1 » by zhuangcorp » Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:30 pm

Earlier before trade deadline, the Lakers offered Ingram, Ball, Hart, also with Kuzma and Zubac.

Now, Pelicans missed out on Kuzma and Zubac. Did Pelicans end up with a worse deal? Do they regret not taking the original offer?
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Re: Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier? 

Post#2 » by pelifan » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:23 pm

So it's Ball, Ingram, Kuzma, Hart, Zubac, 2 1sts (years and protections unknown) and eating Hill

vs

Ball, Ingram, Hart, 2 firsts (as favorable as you can get protections), a pick swap, #8, #17, Cleveland first top 10 protected or 2 2nds and eating Hill.


Reducing commonalities....

Kuzma, Zubac, 2 1sts (years and protections unknown)

Or

2 firsts (as favorable as you can get protections), a unprotected pick swap, #8, #17, Cleveland first top 10 protected or 2 2nds

I take the latter every time. That's not even adding the fact that what NO did got them Zion through butterfly effect.
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Re: Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier? 

Post#3 » by Illuminaire » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:08 am

Absolutely agree with Pelifan.

Kuzma is good, but he's never going to be great. He's also going to get paid in a year or two. He's not the kind of player you want in a rebuild. The draft picks are far more valuable to us right now. (Also, Zion will play Kuzma's position. It would be a waste.)
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Re: Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier? 

Post#4 » by abark » Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:06 am

If the Pels trade AD to the Lakers, no way that pick ends up at number 4. Goodbye #8, #17, #35, Cleveland 2020 protected, and Soloman Hill dump.

Butterfly effect indeed.
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Re: Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier? 

Post#5 » by LewisnotMiller » Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:29 am

zhuangcorp wrote:Earlier before trade deadline, the Lakers offered Ingram, Ball, Hart, also with Kuzma and Zubac.

Now, Pelicans missed out on Kuzma and Zubac. Did Pelicans end up with a worse deal? Do they regret not taking the original offer?


Much rather have the current deal. Flexibility moving forwards is awesome.
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Re: Did Pelicans get a worse trade for AD than earlier? 

Post#6 » by Alonzo_Morning » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:46 am

No we dumped Solo and got all those prized future 1sts from LA, along with 3 really good players

And we don't land Zion the other way either

100% this was the deal to have

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