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  1. Mainstreet

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    While I agree with your analysis I thought Morey might be the one GM to get them out of this mess. I was eagerly awaiting his next move. I guess sooner or later a magician runs out of tricks.

    They almost have to trade Harden.

    I can't find much on their roster the Suns would want other than Robert Covington.
     
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    He can leave now without having to say he failed to retool the Rockets so I can see why he did it. His resume looks a little better now than if he were fired in a year or he waited another season to step down. He'll be in a much better position with just about any other team in the league. I expect to see him GM elsewhere by 2022.
     
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    Daryl Morey doesn't strike me as one to abandon a sinking ship. I suspect he was nudged towards the door.
     
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    Rockets and NBA lose esteemed scout BJ Johnson.

     
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    Peter Dinwiddie reportedly to be hired as Executive VP of Basketball Operations for 76ers.

     
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    Aka load management will get you nowhere. Lebron is the there night after night.
     
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    Uh Lebron does plenty of load management.

    it’s just his teammates play there role and know he’s the guy that can get them to the promised land.

    the Clippers on the other hand have a bunch of role players who think there stars and are on the same level as Kawhi
     
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    Uh Lebron played 67/71 games (night after night) vs Leonard 57/71 games (load management).
    Lebron is on a different level as far as being a leader and knows how to get the most out of teammates. Leonard is a great player but pales in comparison as a leader. Leaders lead by example by playing, not load managing.
    As they always say, you’re best ability is your availability. Lebron is still the best player in the league hands down.
     
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    I agree with everything except your last statement.
     
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    When I say best player, I include results which is the end goal.
    There are many great players, but empty stats mean little at the end of the day.
     
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    Just because someone doesn’t have a title doesn’t mean they aren’t the best player.
     
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    And last year in a full 82 game season he played 55.

    so I guess Tim Duncan wasn’t a leader either huh
     
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    Who is the currently the best player in the league?
     
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    What were Duncan’s stats last year lol.
    Current events- not a historical discussion.

    Lebron was injured last year- not load managed. Big difference. Even Leonard’s teammates were pissed about all the load management- see how that turned out.
     
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    Totally agreed.
     
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