2021-22 Around the NBA Thread

OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
The Hornets hire GS assistant Kenny Atkinson as head coach.

xc_hide_links_from_guests_guests_error_hide_media
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
Kings agree to hire Jay Triano as an assistant coach.

xc_hide_links_from_guests_guests_error_hide_media
 

Hoop Head

ASFN Icon
Joined
Feb 4, 2005
Posts
12,642
Reaction score
6,413
Location
Tempe, AZ
Kings agree to hire Jay Triano as an assistant coach.

xc_hide_links_from_guests_guests_error_hide_media

Good for Triano. I liked how he handled things when Earl Watson was canned. I've always hoped the best for him after that. I know he doesn't aspire to be a head coach but he handled his time here as a classy guy.
 

Yuma

Working from home. Missing my free coffee!
Joined
Jan 3, 2003
Posts
13,549
Reaction score
2,547
Location
Laveen, AZ
LOL

I can't even begin to fathom how much money they are going to lose if they max him. Yikes.
I heard they plan to max him with playing time incentives. I heard on ESPN radio they did that with Joel Embid.
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
Here are additional details of the trade.

xc_hide_links_from_guests_guests_error_hide_media
 

Raindog

I didn't come here to be liked!
Joined
Apr 22, 2008
Posts
3,232
Reaction score
2,694
The Suns' rival is getting dollars for pennies. Meanwhile, the Suns are looking to get pennies for dollars.
 

Finito

ASFN Icon
Joined
Oct 23, 2005
Posts
17,268
Reaction score
10,659
The Suns' rival is getting dollars for pennies. Meanwhile, the Suns are looking to get pennies for dollars.

Yeah I’m starting to get a really bad feeling about this.

I’m thinking it’s gonna be Jerami Grant and a bunch of second rounders
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
Yeah I’m starting to get a really bad feeling about this.

I’m thinking it’s gonna be Jerami Grant and a bunch of second rounders

That wouldn't be a terrible scenario if the Suns keep Ayton.
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
Oh if we keep Ayton and add Grant that would be great but we’re gonna swap Ayton for Grant I have a feeling

That would be a bad trade especially with Grant on an expiring contract. I'm not even sure the Suns can get the salaries to work.

I'd definitely want draft picks included and the Pistons drafting for the Suns at #5.
 

Finito

ASFN Icon
Joined
Oct 23, 2005
Posts
17,268
Reaction score
10,659
That would be a bad trade especially with Grant on an expiring contract. I'm not even sure the Suns can get the salaries to work.

I'd definitely want draft picks included and the Pistons drafting for the Suns at #5.

If you can get 2-3 1st rounders then combine that with all your own picks and send someone a huge haul you do it but I don’t have that much faith
 

Finito

ASFN Icon
Joined
Oct 23, 2005
Posts
17,268
Reaction score
10,659
That would be a bad trade especially with Grant on an expiring contract. I'm not even sure the Suns can get the salaries to work.

I'd definitely want draft picks included and the Pistons drafting for the Suns at #5.

If we get a player worse than Sabonis this will be a huge failure by the front office because that’s who we could of had
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
If you can get 2-3 1st rounders then combine that with all your own picks and send someone a huge haul you do it but I don’t have that much faith

Yeah, that's kind of like the Kevin Durant trade rumor that some in the media want.
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
If we get a player worse than Sabonis this will be a huge failure by the front office because that’s who we could of had

I think even Sabonis would have been a considerable step down from Ayton.
 

AzStevenCal

ASFN IDOL
Supporting Member
Joined
Apr 2, 2004
Posts
32,274
Reaction score
9,312
But that’s who you could of had and I ain’t seen a name as good as him come up yet.
Wasn't that just speculation and rumor? Sabonis was clearly on the block but that doesn't mean they wanted Ayton.
 

Folster

ASFN Icon
Joined
Jun 23, 2005
Posts
14,823
Reaction score
4,637
I think even Sabonis would have been a considerable step down from Ayton.

I think his playmaking, defensive rebounding, and toughness would have been a huge boost. He seems like a better fit for the .5 ball that Monty wants to play. Guys who move without the ball would have feasted with his interior passing.
 
OP
OP
Mainstreet

Mainstreet

Cruisin' Mainstreet
Supporting Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Posts
91,915
Reaction score
30,352
But that’s who you could of had and I ain’t seen a name as good as him come up yet.

I'm out of trade ideas. How about OG Anunoby, Precious Achiuwa and a first round pick.
 
Top