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Hornet trade Scotty Hopson to Pelicans

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ThinkAboutIt    870

Gets contract off the books, which we would have done anyway

 

For cash considerations = even more money than you would've have gotten off the books.

 

Win.

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bLACKpANTHER    3,400

this is a lot of movement for one day- we must be trying to lock up Lance before Dallas/Houston sign and trade for Parsons get approved.. maybe??

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ThinkAboutIt    870

makes no sense

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A lot of times when something "makes no sense," the problem is with those who it makes no sense to if it makes logical sense, in general. This does.

 

Why wouldn't you trade Scotty Hopson for cash considerations if you clear his contract while getting some more cash on top of that?

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For cash considerations = even more money than you would've have gotten off the books.

Win.

Cash considerations and cap space aren't the same thing.

It doesn't take anymore money of the books then flat out cutting him would have.

It does however give the organization more money which is always a good thing.

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ThinkAboutIt    870

Cash considerations and cap space aren't the same thing.

It doesn't take anymore money of the books then flat out cutting him would have.

It does however give the organization more money which is always a good thing.

 

What can they do with that "more money"?

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Releasing equals cap space

This trade for cash equals same cap space and puts money into owners pockets. Therefore if we were to slightly go over cap, owner had a little extra money to put towards that.

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It's still a good trade though. You could either flat out cut him and get nothing for it except for cap space.

Or you could trade him and pick up cash as well as cap space.

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ThinkAboutIt    870

Releasing equals cap space

This trade for cash equals same cap space and puts money into owners pockets. Therefore if we were to slightly go over cap, owner had a little extra money to put towards that.

 

So it could, potentially, help the cap situation in the end?

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PantherBrew    1,263

It's still a good trade though. You could either flat out cut him and get nothing for it except for cap space.

Or you could trade him and pick up cash as well as cap space.

 

I guess NO wanted him and wants to keep him, or maybe they need him to facilitate a trade to make the numbers work. 

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Gay Cowboy    215

I have a feeling if we sign Lance it's gonna come out of left field. There won't be any reports of him visiting or us contacting them, etc. It'll just break with a tweet from Adrian or Stein saying we've agreed to terms with him.

Cho is a stealth ninja.

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BountyHunter    438

What can they do with that "more money"?

 

Arena upgrades, pay staff, etc...

 

Pay off MJ's gambling debts if he happens to be in Vegas with the team...

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