Jump to content




Photo
- - - - -

David Aldridge: Gerald Wallce is the next to go


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
51 replies to this topic

#1 Black

Black

    Don't Make Me Get Money and Platinumize My Body

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 2,687
  • Reputation: 2,021
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 11:55 AM

no idea where this team is going, but its either going to be up, or out of charlotte

http://www.nba.com/v...cats_trade.nba/

#2 Black

Black

    Don't Make Me Get Money and Platinumize My Body

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 2,687
  • Reputation: 2,021
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 11:56 AM

Felton also mentioned

#3 Wanderlai

Wanderlai

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 26-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 3,607
  • Reputation: 524
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 12:08 PM

I'd say Crash and Felton are as good as gone. Brown with a fire sale in order to try and get some of his guys. I guss it really doesnt matter because the Bobcats suck but if they were to have gotten a top 3 pick this year they could have really made some moves this summer. I imagine he is trying to make this club into Detroit south...no star players but a damn good TEAM.

#4 Murph

Murph

    Joe Cool

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 3,972
  • Reputation: 323
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 12:10 PM

We were on pace to only win 25-30 games this year which would have set us back two straight years after getting better our first three. Cleaning house is not a bad idea. Yes, things could get even worse but I think we were past the point of fine tweaks here and there.

I have a hard time with change sometimes but I am all for taking a few risks at this point.

#5 RiP_Fred Lane

RiP_Fred Lane

    Junior Member

  • Joined: 11-December 08
  • PipPip
  • posts: 36
  • Reputation: 0
ROOKIE

Posted 11 December 2008 - 12:12 PM

i dont know if i would call this a fire sale, more of a donation to the salvation army. the team is awful and pretty much everyplayer needs to hit the road (except Dj). im glad were doing what were doing and lets face it, it's the reason we brought larry brown in here in the first place. he's gonna blow up our sand castle and build us a house with a solid foundation.

#6 Black

Black

    Don't Make Me Get Money and Platinumize My Body

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 2,687
  • Reputation: 2,021
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 12:23 PM

he's gonna blow up our sand castle and build us a house with a solid foundation.


well put

#7 Wanderlai

Wanderlai

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 26-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 3,607
  • Reputation: 524
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 01:05 PM

Maybe...but we could just as easily end up as the Knicks as Detroit. I guess I'm spoiled by being a former huge Hornets fan when they were in Charlotte. Bob Bass was a hell of a poker player. Even when he had to trade Mourning, LJ, and Jones, the team always got talent back. Since I've followed the Cats all trades have been lopsided in favor of the other team, exept for the Okafor trade. I agree that the Bobcats are a failure so far and that change is needed. I think the teams failures so far can be blamed on horrible drafting. Could of had Roy or Gay, could of traded 5/13 for CP3, could of tempted the Magic with some picks or players for the #1 overall pick that year and taken Howard over Oak.

#8 Britneck

Britneck

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 1,485
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 01:43 PM

Maybe...but we could just as easily end up as the Knicks as Detroit. I guess I'm spoiled by being a former huge Hornets fan when they were in Charlotte. Bob Bass was a hell of a poker player. Even when he had to trade Mourning, LJ, and Jones, the team always got talent back. Since I've followed the Cats all trades have been lopsided in favor of the other team, exept for the Okafor trade. I agree that the Bobcats are a failure so far and that change is needed. I think the teams failures so far can be blamed on horrible drafting. Could of had Roy or Gay, could of traded 5/13 for CP3, could of tempted the Magic with some picks or players for the #1 overall pick that year and taken Howard over Oak.

Im not sure where you are going with any of this. Honestly maybe i missed something. Okafor trade? We drafted him. Weren't we in our first year when we drafted Oak? So how would we have thrown stuff at the magic for Howard. Anyway i dont mind Brown clearing house with the way things have been going but he better not bail out on us. If he sticks around he can make this team special if not we have just been set back a few more years.

#9 Jay

Jay

    Feelin' Kinda Sunday

  • Joined: 26-November 08
  • Pip
  • posts: 19
  • Reputation: 0
ROOKIE

Posted 11 December 2008 - 01:51 PM

The Bobcats have always been a joke. This season is no different.

#10 Htar

Htar

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 01-December 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 1,599
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 04:20 PM

I can understand why the Bobcats stoop pat at 5 and 13 (when they needed bodies) because there was no evidence that Paul was going to be as good as he has been...I think DW, RF and CP were all rated close with CP and DW considered marginally better.

#11 Britneck

Britneck

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 1,485
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 04:35 PM

I can understand why the Bobcats stoop pat at 5 and 13 (when they needed bodies) because there was no evidence that Paul was going to be as good as he has been...I think DW, RF and CP were all rated close with CP and DW considered marginally better.


I actually agree with you. At the time we needed a pg and a big man. May was always healthy in college and looked like he could do pretty good in the NBA. You never know in the NBA if guys are gonna pan out so there is no point on bitching about past picks. I never really felt Raymond would be very good in the NBA but i guess he was the best option at the point for us. Dont remember all the point guards in that draft but at 5 i think he was the best.

#12 Wanderlai

Wanderlai

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 26-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 3,607
  • Reputation: 524
HUDDLER

Posted 11 December 2008 - 04:56 PM

Im not sure where you are going with any of this. Honestly maybe i missed something. Okafor trade? We drafted him. Weren't we in our first year when we drafted Oak? So how would we have thrown stuff at the magic for Howard. Anyway i dont mind Brown clearing house with the way things have been going but he better not bail out on us. If he sticks around he can make this team special if not we have just been set back a few more years.


The Bobcats traded the 4th pick for the 2nd pick in that draft, which ended up being Okafor. So, yeah the Bobcats traded up for Okafor. The Magic were flip flopping between taking Oak or Howard so the Cats could have traded the 2nd pick with some players or picks for that #1 pick.

I dont mind the Cats clearing house either but it'd be nice for them to have an exiting player in return. It pisses me off that the Bobcats have wiffed on so many players. My fantasy bobcats would be, and yes, I know if we got anyone of these guys we wouldnt be in position to draft the "guy" the next draft but for fun the lineup could have been:

Dwight Howard
--signed PF--
Crash
Roy
CP3

That lineup would seel alot of tickets and win alot of games.