2020-21 NBA Thread: Where Houston Asked For The Sorcerer’s Stone For Harden

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  1. Handcuffed

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    so am i understanding that brooklyn gave up 3 1sts and 4 pick swaps? and cleveland gave another 1st?

    i really like cleveland pairing sexland with allen. if it only cost them milwaukee's non-lottery 1st, that's a steal
     
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  5. Emma

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    Strip club stocks soaring high in NY
     
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    I MANIFESTED THIS
     
  7. poor paul

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    There are worse things than having two of the very best players in the NBA.

    and theoretically Kyrie.
     
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    Rockets send Levert to Pacers for Oladipo
     
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  9. RSK

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    you forget the ptsd of trading 3 picks and 3 pick swaps
     
  10. fsuNizz

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    wtf is Cleveland doing
     
  11. Emma

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    That nonexistent paint defense for even worse
     
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  13. RSK

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  14. Fusiontegra

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    Team is going to be insanely fun to watch...until it implodes terribly.
     
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  16. poor paul

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    Fair enough. None of these guys are absolutely washed at the end of their career like last time.

    now, Harden and Kyrie in the same locker room, whew.

    but having the very best players is a prerequisite to making it deep in the playoffs, generally.
     
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  18. TrustyPatches

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    Cavs won this trade.

    Sexland bout to be bigger than astroworld
     
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    The nba is wild. Love it
     
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  20. MG2

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    I don't get this for Brooklyn. Poor Steve Nash.

    This is amazing for Houston, right up until the part where they traded Caris for Oladipo for reasons I can not comprehend. What the hell?

    Not entirely sure what Cleveland is doing. I think Allen for a likely late 1 is decent value, but unless they're moving Drummond that's a weird value play there.

    Indiana seems like it made out best in this deal, and it doesn't seem like it was even part of it until after it happened.
     
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  21. poor paul

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    Acquiring assets for one shitty pick that wasn’t even theirs originally.
     
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    I love Jarrett Allen's game. Raw deal for him.
     
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  23. Nandor the Relentless

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    Nets came out big losers in this deal. Seems like desperation to me. No way in hell Kyrie and Harden are going to be able to co-exist.
     
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  24. poor paul

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    Oladipo comes off the books next year right?
     
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  25. mb711

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    Pacers getting rid of an expiring Oladipo for Levert is a nice little come up.
     
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    i bet broke boi Fertitta hopes so
     
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  27. Nandor the Relentless

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    What on Earth is going on here
     
  28. Butthead

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    Sexland eh. Is that near poundtown?
     
  29. HtownTide

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    Dipo is an FA this year opening up a max spot for us
     
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    You tell us Shawn you omniscient demigod
     
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    Kyrie for Russ let’s do this
     
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    Drummond walks at the end of the season or they find a taker at the deadline for him.
     
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  33. MG2

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    Yes, but why wouldn't they prefer LeVert for 2 more years at well below the max (other than the owner being cheap)? I'd much rather have LeVert than the cap space.
     
  34. poor paul

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    I’ve now seen someone who likes or hates this for every team.
     
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  36. poor paul

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    Cheap owner likely, max slot opening what homer fans will say.
     
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  38. RSK

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    The crazy thing this Harris signing this offseason saved him from getting traded Dinwiddie too
     
  39. ATXCane03

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    In other news, Pat Riley sucks at his job
     
  40. fsuNizz

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    At first I thought "why is Cleveland even here" but now I like this for them.
     
  41. bro

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    What does the Nets 4 through 9 look like right now?
     
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    He's still a FA this summer
     
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  47. Nandor the Relentless

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    I think it's a good deal for all involved, for the most part, but feel like the Nets are the clear losers here unless tehy somehow pull off some wizardry and get Kyrie and Harden to co-exist together well.
     
  48. mp_22

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    They must not think Irving will be there for a while
     
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