WojYahooNBA Lakers offering Steve Blake, Chris Duhon, Devin Ebanks, Darius Morris for 2nd-rounders, sources say. Looking to unload, free roster spots.
Raptors have any 2nd round picks left to use? wouldn't mind Blake
Still im a little confused Telfair doesnt even play most games....
Why dont we talk to LA about Blake?Quote:
Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA
Lakers offering Steve Blake, Chris Duhon, Devin Ebanks, Darius Morris for 2nd-rounders, sources say. Looking to unload, free roster spots
Boozer, Hamilton likely safe in Chicago — Rare is the season when Bulls forward Carlos Boozer and guard Rip Hamilton do not find their way into trade deadline talk, but apparently both can rest easy this year. Nick Fridell of ESPNChicago.com reports that the Bulls are aware that Boozer’s mammoth contract and Hamilton’s injury woes the last two seasons make both players not as appealing in deals. As well, the Bulls hope to retain financial flexibility for 2014 and don’t want to muddy up their cap. Here’s more:
Trading either one would likely get Chicago out of a luxury tax hit at the end of the season and would save the franchise some money in the short term. The problem for the Bulls is that there isn’t much interest in either veteran as the minutes to the deadline tick away. Boozer has a mammoth contract that the Bulls will likely amnesty in a year and a half, while Hamilton just turned 35 years old and has been playing on a minutes limit for most of the season because Tom Thibodeau is so concerned that Hamilton’s body will break down again.
Knowing these factors, and knowing the Bulls are trying hard to hold onto financial “flexibility” in preparation for the 2014 summer, it seems unlikely that they are going to make a deal by Thursday’s deadline.
I would be interested in Hansbrough fwiw.Quote:
Mike Wells: As @Adrian Wojnarowski reports, Pacers looking to move DJ. Same goes for Gerald Green n Tyler Hansbrough Twitter @MikeWellsNBA
he's a great prospect, and has a tremendous ceiling. the kings management has no patience, and that will be their downfall. In 3-4 years, if they had kept the core of Marcus Thornton, Tyreke Evans, Thomas Robinson, Demarcus Cousins, added a decent PG (maybe marcus smart in the draft), the kings would be contenders for a long time.
he's not an undersized 4 by any means, this is coming from fans of team who employs a 6'9" centre.
Correction: Cole Aldrich is a center, not a power forward, so the Rockets moved 2 power forwards and gained one.
I do think he still has the chance to get better, but he'll need to significantly work on his body to be more effective in the post, and/or work in his jumper to at least be a solid (40% or more would be nice from 12-18 ft) shooter. This isn't college and he isn't going to get to always finish from 5 ft and in.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Rumbles persist that Hamed Haddadi & second-rounder to Phoenix to bring Bassy Telfair to Toronto is likely outcome in final hour of deadline</p>— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) <a href="https://twitter.com/ESPNSteinLine/status/304632035979436032">February 21, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Meh, I want Bargnani gone.
Marc stein says raptors will likely trade Haddadi and a 2nd for Telfair....oh joy.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>MT @<a href="https://twitter.com/alexkennedynba">alexkennedynba</a>: Telfair to TOR makes sense; close with Lowry, Rudy Gay and Alan Anderson. They train together every summer in Las Vegas.</p>— Adam Francis (@raptorshq) <a href="https://twitter.com/raptorshq/status/304635212871131136">February 21, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
I wasn't against getting Telfair, because he's been playing really solid for Phoenix, and they have a similar offense of running off stops, and running pick and roll/iso plays.
I like Telfair, I just want Ridnour more.
Raptors need a backup pg without taking on salary so Telfair and his expiring contract for Haddadi makes sense.