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#16 Jai.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:05 PM

Addresses a need.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

Not sure why NETS would do it though. Got a feeling it's going to cost us our Portland's pick

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:14 PM

NJ needs someone who can hit the three. Gordon fills a need for them.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:07 PM

NJ needs someone who can hit the three. Gordon fills a need for them.



Yep, they need floor spacing badly.

#20 Zaximus

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 11:03 PM

Not sure why NETS would do it though. Got a feeling it's going to cost us our Portland's pick


It makes perfect sense. Kris is playing 9 minutes a game. Reggie Evans is doing well and is about the same player, plus Blatche. The Nets need an outside scorer though, so they'd want Gordan. Same salaries, etc.

And yes, we need to sign one of the bigs that is on the market this offseason. Jefferson/Hickson/Millsap/Pekovic, one of them.

#21 Captain Morgan

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:23 PM

No to signing a big name. We need another year of suckness to draft a Wiggins, Parker, Randle etc in 2014



you need to reconsider your position on this. It was our intent to bomb last year and this year. Not gonna happen next year. We'd all love to get a Wiggins or a Randle, but it's not gonna happen, and it's not a do or die thing..

We've already announced we're gonna sign someone and pay him.

That big man, plus Humphries, and our young core, aren't going to get us a top 10 pick.

I'm already sold on Cho, but if he gets a young proven rebounder for a very good guard we don't need and don't play, ...give him a raise.

#22 Herbert The Love Bug

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:52 PM

Cho's known to be basically a genius and it's going to start showing really soon

#23 Black

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

The belief is that they will actually then flip Gordon with Brooks for a legit power forward like Paul Millsap. But they could definitely use Gordon if they end up acquiring, and keeping him.

I really hope this gets done.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:43 PM

The belief is that they will actually then flip Gordon with Brooks for a legit power forward like Paul Millsap. But they could definitely use Gordon if they end up acquiring, and keeping him.

I really hope this gets done.


I can see that happening. Would also help them in making a move for Howard next season.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 12:52 AM

Hearing the Nets are pushing hard to trade for Josh Smith instead of Gordon.. Willing to give up Kris Humphries, MarShawn Brooks and a 1st round pick (*possibly Anthony Morrow as well).

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 01:17 AM

:( would have been nice to make that swap. Hope Atlanta says nope to that.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 08:26 AM

Kemba - Sessions
Henderson - Williams
MKG - Taylor
Humphries - Mullens
Biyombo - Haywood

Yeah, we would still suck, but if we can land a star(wishful thinking) at the C spot, team might not be half bad next year.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 11:47 PM

Report coming out that the trade talk has pretty much come to a standstill. The Nets don't feel like they will be able to acquire Smith or Gordon and are now pursuing a big man.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:05 AM

you need to reconsider your position on this. It was our intent to bomb last year and this year. Not gonna happen next year. We'd all love to get a Wiggins or a Randle, but it's not gonna happen, and it's not a do or die thing..

We've already announced we're gonna sign someone and pay him.

That big man, plus Humphries, and our young core, aren't going to get us a top 10 pick.

I'm already sold on Cho, but if he gets a young proven rebounder for a very good guard we don't need and don't play, ...give him a raise.


I'm not positive, but I'm pretty sure the report said that we would have the room and COULD sign a max guy. Not necessarily that we would (but some people read it as that and ran with it).

It also said that we have potentially 4 picks in the next 2 years (or something along those lines) that pretty much meant we would still be in the bottom 12 teams next year.


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