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25 Nov 2015 12:54:43

BOS get: Demarcus Cousins and Nik Stauskus

Pg. Thomas
Sg. Bradley
Sf. Crowder
Pf. Sullinger
C. Cousins

SAC get: Nerlens Noel, David Lee, James Young, and 2016 1st BOS (BKN)

Pg. Rondo
Sg. Bellinelli
Sf. Gay
Pf. Lee/WCS
C. Noel/Koufos

PHI get: Marcus Smart, Ben McLemore, and Tyler Zeller

Pg. Smart
Sg. McLemore
Sf. Covington
Pf. Okafor
C. Zeller.

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25 Nov 2015 11:24:05

Celtics gets nerlens noel

Sixers gets 1st pick from nets 2016.

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25 Nov 2015 11:33:09
Sixers would probably do it.

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25 Nov 2015 04:30:50
2016 lakers offseason

As of right now lakers have a real shot of keeping the pick.
Draft labbisere if we don't pick number 1
Kelley and sacre will FINALLY be gone.
I'm looking for a small forward and a defensive center in free agency.
Yeah durant would be nice but highly doubt he's coming.

For small forward options are
Batum, derozan, Barnes (RFA) and parsons
Batum is the most likely out of all of them so sign him.
Center who are more defensive minded
Noah and festus ezeli
Sign Noah
Resign clarkson and black and sign a backup pass first point.

PG Russell/FA
SG clarkson/Lou will
SF batum/young/brown
PF Randle/bass/nance
C Noah/labbisere/black

This adds some defense to the team and Noah can be a mentor and play center for maybe 2 years before labbisere would take over. I almost forgot to fire Byron Scott. Hire marc Jackson or tom thibs.

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25 Nov 2015 01:31:06
Cleveland Cavaliers And Dallas Maverick

Tristan Thompson For Tyson Chandler

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25 Nov 2015 05:41:08
Can I use your time machine when you're done with it?

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25 Nov 2015 09:03:41
Yo chandler is on the suns lol.

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24 Nov 2015 20:21:59

NOLA get Jeff Green, Omri Casspi and Darren Collison

Pg Collison/Smith/Holiday/Cole
Sg Evans/Pondexter
Sf Green/Gee/Babbitt
Pf Davis/Casspi/Cunningham
Ce Asik/Ajinca/Perkins

MEM get Eric Gordon and 2nd from SAC

Pg Conley/Chalmers
Sg Gordon/Lee/Adams
Sf Allen/Barnes
Pf Randolph/Green/Martin
Ce Gasol/Wright

SAC get Ryan Anderson

Pg Rondo/Curry
Sg McLemore/Bellineli
Sf Gay/Butler/Anderson
Pf Anderson/Cauley-Stein
Ce Cousins/Koufos.

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24 Nov 2015 20:13:14

PHI get Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried and DEN 1st 2016

Pg Lawson/McConnell/Canaan
Sg Stauskas/Wroten/McRae
Sf Grant/Thompson
Pf Faried/Sampson
Ce Okafor/Embiid

HOU get Jameer Nelson and Robert Covington

Pg Beverley/Nelson
Sg Harden/Covington
Sf Ariza/Brewer
Pf Jones/Moriejunas
Ce Howard/Harrell

DEN get Nerlens Noel, MIA 1st, OKC 1st and Carl Landry

Pg Mudiay/Green
Sg Harris/Foye
Sf Gallinari/Chandler
Pf Noel/Hickson
Ce Nurkic/Jokic.

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25 Nov 2015 03:53:11
I don't think this would work for any team.

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25 Nov 2015 05:04:54
Philly wouldn't take faried he plays too hard. Philly wants to tank 3 more yrs.

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24 Nov 2015 19:55:14
Let's twist it.


POR get Greak Freak, Mcw, Rashad Vaughn, OJ Mayo and 2016 1st round pick

MIL get Damian Lillard and Al Farouq Aminu.

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24 Nov 2015 20:26:12
Value feels even, I just don't see Portland letting go of lillard. Maybe Simplify to Greek freak, MCW and a first for Lillard. You could also replace Gianis with Parker, I think their value is pretty even (I think Parker has more superstar scorer potential to replace lillard's)

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25 Nov 2015 05:08:11
I don't can't see blazers trading lillard and bucks don't wanna trade greek freak. Its kinda like trading franchise players for no reason.

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24 Nov 2015 17:43:07

MIL get CJ McCollum, Gerald Henderson, Noah Vonleh and right to swap 2016 1st round pick

Pg MCW/Bayless/Ennis
Sg McCollum/Vaughn
Sf Middleton/Henderson
Pf Giannis/Vonleh
Ce Monroe/Henson

POR get Jabari Parker, Greivis Vasquez and OJ Mayo

Pg Lillard/Vasquez
Sg Mayo/Crabbe
Sf Parker/Harkless
Pf Aminu/Davis
Ce Plumlee/Leonard.

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24 Nov 2015 18:30:49
As awesome as it would be to see a Parker/Lillard combo the Bucks would be foolish to trade him or Giannis seeing that they want to play in Milwaukee which is rare for two players who want to be in a small market. If Parker wanted out the bucks would at least look at it.

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24 Nov 2015 19:59:58
I can't imagine how fast Portland says yes to this deal. No idea if the Bucks would be interested, but it makes Portland dangerous in the future.

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24 Nov 2015 13:59:19

NYK get: Luol Deng (exp), David Lee (exp), Chris Anderson (exp), Avery Bradley, 2016 1st DP BOS (via MIN), and 2016 1st DP BOS (via DAL)

pg. Grant/Galloway
sg. Bradley/Vucajic
sf. Deng/Early
pf. Lee/Williams
c. Porzingis/O'Quinn

MIA get: Carmelo Anthony and Aaron Afflalo

pg. Dragic/Udrih
sg. Wade/Afflalo
sf. Anthony/Green
pf. Bosh/McRoberts
c. Whiteside/Stat

BOS get: Justice Winslow, Jose Calderon, Taylor Johnson, Robin Lopez and 2016 MIA 1st DP

pg. Smart/Thomas
sg. Winslow/Turner
sf. Crowder/Young
pf. Sullinger/Jerebko
c. Lopez/Olynyk.

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24 Nov 2015 15:02:04
Honestly I'm guessing your a Knicks fan and I'm suprised at this trade because New York gives up a lot for getting only Bradley as a future piece and 3 first round in this year. I mean I know you get Deng and Lee but like you said they are expiring and so is Anderson so they aren't in the future and you give up Carmelo who could get you two draft picks plus some and Afflalo, Calderon, and Lopez, those three can also get you a pick or two and a quality young piece so overall I see the Knicks getting screwed. They aren't giving up on the season yet and their future is already bright with Poz.

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24 Nov 2015 15:31:22
too many moving pieces knick. no need for that.

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25 Nov 2015 05:14:36
I want melo far away from porzingus but melo has way more trade value then bradley, deng and 2 1st round picks which only one will be lottery.
David lee sucks and can't run up and down the court anymore
Bradley is underachieving
Deng is an ok player
Not worth melo tho.

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24 Nov 2015 00:50:42

Hornets get Snell

Bulls get Hairiston

Both players need a change in scenery.

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24 Nov 2015 15:50:16
I think snell is a good fit in chicago.

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23 Nov 2015 21:30:22
Cleveland Cavaliers And Atlanta Hawks

Tristan Thompson For Al Horford

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24 Nov 2015 00:18:42
Tristan Thompson for lebron James. Straight up!

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24 Nov 2015 02:22:27
Uhh, no! Hawks.

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23 Nov 2015 20:47:07
NYK/Sac (after the 15th)

Cousins for Porzingis and Lopez

Porzingis is playing with a high ceiling and this could be a prelude for what is to come or there could be a drop. Sac takes a chance and they get two big men the fortify their front court while NYK gets a dangerous Melo/Cousins combo.

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23 Nov 2015 23:08:50
Would be crazy (in a positive way) if that happened. I mean the situation with the Knicks is still the one that was expected after the draft, although they won some games now: Porzingis is, as a commentator recently put it, "ahead of his schedule, but still a project" and Carmelos peak may already be behind him. Even if they make the playoffs this year, how long will they be in them? Same thing next year. And when Porzingis finally reaches his peak, Carmelo may already see the horizon called career-end (unless he drank something of that Duncan stuff) . With the trade above this obviously all changes. But the biggest weakness still would be the PG-Spot for the Knicks. Wonder if they'd go for Rondo then too as Melo was/is allegedly favoring him. Also as Rondo's contract is expiring he may be a little easier to get, as he simply could be gone after the season. Would adding Calderon + Pick maybe even do it? Someone here wrote some weeks ago that the Knicks can't trade their 2017 first rounder? Why? On realgm they still own it.

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24 Nov 2015 00:21:25
Knicks traded 2016. Can't do back to back. Knicks won't make this move. Porzingas is a third the price or less. Locked up for 4 years. A great teammate. And the team is really starting to gel. The Knicks aren't moving Melo or porzingis. They will build around them. Porzingis will lengthen Melos career because there is far less pressure to be he entire team. Additionally, porzingis will be a very attractive lure for free agents. He is turning out to be incredible.

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24 Nov 2015 00:49:05
Good stuff pizza

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24 Nov 2015 02:26:49
They can trade back to back if they've already drafted the player. They could even have traded the Porzingis pick at the draft, they just couldn't trade it before that.

Cousins is a beast, and from a talent standpoint Knicks win this deal. That said, I don't know that I want Cousins, don't think him and Melo fit together well, and I don't love his attitude either.

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24 Nov 2015 07:00:57
Cpt - the reason they can't trade the 2017 is because in the past, a poor GM traded away all his future firsts in a failed attempt to win now. The NBA front office realized that this was terrible for a franchise, because when the team does bad, fans can't even say, "wait until next year" if they've traded away all their first rounders. The draft remains the NBA's best mechanism for parity. Anyway, that bad GM goes down in history, since future Collective Bargaining Agreements all now have "The Stepian Rule. "

Many people don't get this quite right, so let me state it clearly.

A team can't make a trade that would leave them without a first rounder in the next two drafts.

1. First note that this doesn't say "your" first rounders. If NYK could acquire a unprotected first rounder (a late one is probably the most realistic) for 2016 or 2017, then the Knicks could trade both the NYK 2016, and the NYK 2017.

2. Second, note that the rule covers the next two drafts. As Triangle points out, a team could trade their pick on draft night every single year, because on draft night the next two future drafts are the following two years. Also note that what you did the previous year doesn't matter at that point - it's all about the next two future drafts.

Anyway, I posted because I wanted to make sure that if you were learning it today, that you understood it without the common misconceptions it usually comes with.

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24 Nov 2015 07:07:12
As for the trade, if the Knicks had a chance to get Cousins for Porzingas, you have to do that deal.

Porzingas has a good chance of becoming a star, no doubt. However, Cousins is undoubtedly already a star, and probably the best center in the NBA. Cousins just turned 25 - he's not old by any stretch of the imagination. But the main reason you do this is that franchises are built in franchise players. I don't like Cousins, but he is a franchise player, where Porzingas only may become one some day.

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24 Nov 2015 12:45:56
Cool! Thanks Triangle and Shrink for the explanation about the Stepien Rule, didn't know that. Maybe a glossary here on this site would be useful, as I for example still don't understand everything about cap space. All the exception rules, has a team currently enough cap to sign a certain player, how much money can be send in cash (in a trade) and so on. All the info sites about it are like a punch to the face, like where do I start. And maybe a glossary here, also would prevent trade ideas like "Joe Johnson for Eric Gordon".

Back to the trade: I would agree with Pizza about building a team around them, if the age difference wouldn't be there. As nice as all that sounds, but by the time Porzingis becomes only 24, Melo already will be 35. And can you win a conference final, let alone a championship with this combination? I guess if the Knicks could get Cousins, at any price despite Melo, they also would. And if there'd be any chance to acquire Rondo (or Collison) within the trade too, that would be a total no-brainer I think. Btw, when Jackson was asked about Cousins 5 months ago, he said: “We don’t know if we have enough stuff to even be in the talk, but we’re aware of what’s going on. ” Now they might have enough "stuff".

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24 Nov 2015 19:18:22
1) Shrink writes the Stepien rule every week, you don't need a glossery, just scroll down

2) I was speaking in general, yes there are exceptions, but i answered cpt's question. But I guess thanks for showing exceptions to the rule, that really helps everyone.

3) You do NOT have to take that trade. There is basically zero chance that Cousins is a fit for the coach, the team, the scheme or the organization. Love Cousins' ability and talent. Love his age. Hate his attitude. Hate him as a teammate. He isn't someone I would want to build a franchise around. He is someone I would want to be a part of a franchise build.

4) addressing the age thing, Porzingis will likely extend Melo's career. By being a viable threat offensively and lightening the load and pressure on Melo, he can actually last longer. Melo isn't a driver. His game isn't based on athleticism. It is very realistic that Melo can be a top talent for 2-4 more years, enough time to allow for Porzingis to develop and bring in others that would want to play with the improving knicks.

Shrink, you literally wrote in one comment about how the knicks' "poor gm" threw away the future for win-now. and then go immediately after, well, if you have to throw away the future for win-now, you gotta! that's the exact thinking that ruined the knicks the past 3 years. The knicks have learned (hopefully) and they are developing their talent. The knicks are satisfied where they are and aren't dismantling their team for a potential bad apple.

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24 Nov 2015 23:14:59
Pizza, you never cease to amuse me.

"You literally wrote one comment about how the Knicks poor GM. "

Lol! Ted Stepien was the GM for the Cavs.

AND you used the word "literally, " when you get it wrong!

Misreading is common for you, but I was "literally" amused by the irony here!

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25 Nov 2015 05:34:06
You can trade your first round pick every year. No such rules says you cant. I don't know where that guy got that rule from lol

Raptors own knicks 1st round pick this year from brignani trade

And nuggets own raptors 1st round pick 2016 with option to switch for 2017 raptors 2nd round pick

Fair to say nuggets will take raptors first round pick this year

I hope knicks learn their lesson a never trade a 1st round pick away for anybody. 1st round picks are way to valuble especially when you suck.

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23 Nov 2015 20:46:55
NYK- Kidd-Gilchrist, Lamb, Kaminsky, and two 1st round picks
CHA- Melo

The Knicks are not going to win it all with what they have. They need to rebuild and build around Prozingis. MKG, Kaminsky and Lamb are good, young pieces that can attract some big names in the offseason.

C- Lopez/Kaminski
PF- Prozingis/O'Quinn
SF- Kidd-Gilchrist/Williams
SG- Afflalo/Lamb
PG- Grant/Galloway.

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24 Nov 2015 02:28:04
Like a Melo to Charlotte deal, but I don't see the Knicks getting all that for Melo.

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24 Nov 2015 14:39:20
Melo would veto the trade going to Charlotte.

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23 Nov 2015 20:06:12

Grizzlies get Pau Gasol, Marvin Williams and PJ Hairston

Hornets get Zach Randolph and Kirk Hinrich

Bulls get Cody Zeller, Jeff Green and 2nd from Hornets

Memphis Grizzlies
* make the Gasol brothers reunion

M. Conley-M. Chalmers
C. Lee-P. Hairston-J. Adams
T. Allen-M. Barnes-V. Carter
P. Gasol-M. Williams-J. Green
M. Gasol-B. Wright

Charlotte Hornets
* get a veteran power forward who can help them go to playoffs

K. Walker-J. Lin-B. Roberts
J. Lamb-K. Hinrich-A. Harrison
N. Batum-T. Daniels-M. Kidd-Gilchrist
Z. Randolph-F. Kaminsky-T. Hansbrough
A. Jefferson-S. Hawes

Chicago Bulls
* get a starting small forward and a decent young back up center

D. Rose-E. Moore-A. Brooks
J. Butler-M. Dunleavy
J. Green-D. McDermott-T. Snell
N. Mirotic-T. Gibson-B. Portis
J. Noah-C. Zeller.

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23 Nov 2015 17:56:40
Rockets get Calderon O'Quinn
Knicks get Harrell Budinger G. Hill
Pacers get Lawson Early.

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