Calderon and ED are clearly not going to land you Gay. More teams will have to be involved.
"You donít know the Bruno Caboclo......"Bruno Caboclo
[QUOTE=Craiger;181778]I'm not sure why Demar would be easier to trade next year than this year. His new contract doesn't start until next year at which point the team would be trying to trade a 9 mil contract as opposed to a 4 mil contract. (Demar also doesn't have a poison pill contract - that refers to low front end contracts that jump at the end of their term so that the 'average cost' of the contract makes it unaffordable for a team)
I was under the impression when a player is signed to an early extension they can't be traded for the current salary and the extension effects it some how. Poison pill was the wrong term but I don't think it is just his current salary that i factored in. Maybe I'm wong
TRADE 1: http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=bacx9u3
* Utah would likely waive Collins & Barbosa
* Toronto would send 2 2nd round picks to Utah
* Utah would send a 1st round pick to Memphis
* Toronto would send a 2nd round pick to Boston
* Boston would send a 1st round pick to Toronto
TRADE 2: http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=atq2plq
* Minnesota would send a 1st round pick to Lakers (Memphis' 2013 pick, which is already owed to Minny)
* Toronto would send a 1st round pick to Lakers (from Boston in Trade #1)
C: Pekovic, Valanciunas, Gray
PF: Millsap, Johnson, Acy
SF: Gay, Williams, Anderson
SG: Fields, Ross, Pietrus
PG: Ridnour, Duhon, Lucas
Dreaming I know... but on the surface they actually make sense to me...
Last edited by CalgaryRapsFan; Tue Jan 29th, 2013 at 10:27 AM.
I think whats also making losing Ed easier to swallow is the sudden improvement of Amir.
Although Ed's putbacks and pump-fake dunks in traffic will be sorely, sorely missed.
Ryan wolstat says on twitter that based on what he's heard he thinks "it's 70% likely the raptors aquire Rudy Gay"
he said there are "many many factors at play. Tons of stuff going on, but there's a good chance it happens before the deadline"
Last edited by Machine; Tue Jan 29th, 2013 at 11:57 AM.
For Rudy Gay, I would be willing to shop any of these players;
Demar Derozan (Terrence Ross and Landry Fields still available at the 2 position)
Ed Davis/Amir Johnson
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