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J.R. Smith being "Courted" By The Bobcats


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:32 PM

At 10 mil, I easily take JR over Hendo. Only Bobcats fans would think that Hendo is worth that money. I just don't know what direction this team is leaning toward with the possibility signing of Big Al and now courting JR. You can't tell me that with those two additions we're not going to be a Playoffs team this upcoming season. We could potentially be thinking we can have "3" 1st rounders next year to having "none" (Chicago, Top10 protected: TNT).

 

Oh, if they sign both of those guys. Chicago would definitely be getting the Bobcats pick. I don't see how that lineup couldn't at least out score teams 40-44 nights in the season. 

 

Kemba, Sessions

JR Smith, Gordon

MKG, Taylor

Biz, Zeller, McRoberts

Jefferson, Haywood, Biz. 

 

 

That's 3 guys that are capable of 20 points in the starting lineup with Kemba, Smith and Jefferson. Session, Gordon and Zeller on the bench should all be capable of getting 10 points. They should be able to score at least 100ppg a night, might give up over 100 most nights as well though. 



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:35 PM

A 5th seed in the playoffs would be fun...

And you could also package the 9th and 13th picks to move up as far as possibly 5th to take one of Randle, Smart, or Harrison...

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:36 PM

i kinda hate that we may be letting hendo walk for nothing



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:38 PM

i kinda hate that we may be letting hendo walk for nothing

 

If JR bites, before signing him they could do a sign & trade with him for a future first rounder. 



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:39 PM

i kinda hate that we may be letting hendo walk for nothing

He's a rfa, that's usually how it goes.

Sign and trades are a rarity, because most teams don't have the cap space to do them or simply don't want to help another team out (i.e. picks).

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:42 PM

maybe they think he's worth less than they offered him and are going to see his market value before trying to match

 



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:45 PM

maybe they think he's worth less than they offered him and are going to see his market value before trying to match


You only give a player a QO, you don't want to give him $10M, him sign it and find out that his market was 7 mil.

Hendo's QO is less than 4.5 mil.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:46 PM

which may mean that other teams in the league aren't willing to offer that much to a 6th man



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:46 PM

So, here's the scenario... We sign Big Al and JR, we get in the playoffs as the 6th seed, get Detroit's pick, have Silver work some lottery magic, and bam, we land the #1 pick and Andrew Wiggins.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:54 PM

A 5th seed in the playoffs would be fun...

And you could also package the 9th and 13th picks to move up as far as possibly 5th to take one of Randle, Smart, or Harrison...


We'd have to include MKG, Zeller, or Kemba.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:57 PM

We'd have to include MKG, Zeller, or Kemba.


Eh, I don't know. The 5th pick for two lotto picks is pretty fair. Plus it all depends on the team with the 5th pick.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:57 PM

JR is a better player than Hendo but I'd rather keep Hendo at this point so we can stay true to our rebuilding plan. There's no need to sign JR now bc we're not looking to be a win now team. We just need to see improvements.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:00 PM

Eh, I don't know. The 5th pick for two lotto picks is pretty fair. Plus it all depends on the team with the 5th pick.


If the top prospects really live to the hypes, what Top5 team would be wiling to move down for two low lottery picks? More than likely none unless you include a player.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:01 PM

which may mean that other teams in the league aren't willing to offer that much to a 6th man


No, the QO is based off of his original contract because he was a first round draft pick.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:02 PM

If the top prospects really live to the hypes, what Top5 team would be wiling to move down for two low lottery picks? More than likely none unless you include a player.


You could always throw in a future lol


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