2019 Free Agency

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  1. hcsilla

    hcsilla Registered User

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    I think that Stanley Johnson is pretty much hopeless.

    I don't really see why we need another backup PG, if we already have Melton, Jerome and Okobo.

    RHJ is a very reasonable target.
     
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    I am fine with the pg position. A back up pf would be nice.

    Trades are still possibilities here.
     
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    Rab Angry Vedder

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    Get Oubre back and see what you can do with TJ’s deal and JJ.


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    Good lord, I cannot imagine being a Knicks fan right now.

    They gave away Portzingis for pennies on the dollar because they wanted the cap space... they've now signed Julius Randle.

    Ouch.
     
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    Except RHJ is a wing (and a poor shooting and poor rebounding one at that), and we need another power forward.
     
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    George Hill returns to Bucks.


     
  7. Folster

    Folster The system doesn't work.

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    Brooklyn will pay Durant over 35 million next year to rehab from a ruptured achilles tendon. Only in the NBA.
     
  8. AsUpRoDiGy

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    I think a portion of that is covered by insurance? I was asking this question earlier, but it seems insane to pay someone that much to rehab.
     
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    They will probably get a top-3 pick in next year's lottery.
     
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    Folster The system doesn't work.

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    No way would an insurance company underwrite that on a new contract. That would be like taking out a policy after your house got destroyed by a tornado and trying to make a claim.
     
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    No. You only get that injury compensation if it was an injury that occurred while he was on your roster or you didn't know about it when you signed it.

    Brooklyn getting relief for Durant's injury is like buying a burning house and then trying to insure it.
     
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    Just insane to think that Brooklyn will pay him $35M to simply sit and watch.
     
  13. Hoop Head

    Hoop Head Señor Caca Cabeza Contributor

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    TJ isn't going anywhere, any hope of him being waived and stretched was a bit unrealistic to start with. Monty Williams has hyped up Tyler's defense, tenacity, and grit in the 2 interviews he's had as the Suns head coach. Knowing that, it was unlikely they were going to waive him to start with but I thought there was a small chance if a max player agreed to come here. At that point, it's a clear upgrade but we didn't sign a max level player. To waive and stretch someone the new coach has talked up specifically requires a bit of burying your head in the sand because it casts aside the idea that Monty likes what he brings.

    I'd rather wait out his contract and be done with it. Losing almost $6 million in dead money on next years cap and in 2021 would suck. That isn't a lot of money but we can see how much having an extra $6 million could factor into things now, I'd rather not sit around and curse that move for the next 2 years, like you know some will if he stretched.
     
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    They were a playoff team this year and they replaced Russell with Kyrie. I don't think that move alone will help them much, if at all, but I can almost guarantee it won't make them that much worse.

    KD will be back the following year and they'll jump from a 7 or 8 seed to a 3 or 4 seed, most likely.
     
  15. azcardsfan1616

    azcardsfan1616 Fist Pumping With Arians

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    They also got Deandre Jordan. They are now a top 4 team in the east.


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