NBA Thread: RIP Bill Russell

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  1. LuPoor

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    I mean that's a lot of late in the draft picks. I don't think that record is quite as damning as it's presented to be
     
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    None of them were any good
     
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    I wouldn’t call him a crypto bro and honestly it was Donnie who was the drafter and if it isnt an Euro he was worthless at it and hated it with a passion so we traded down or out of the draft 99% of the time
     
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  5. BudKilmer

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    Kind of like this for Denver?

     
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    Finally the shoe is on the other foot
     
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  8. BudKilmer

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    Wiz get a starting Pg, but I like KCP a lot playing off Jokic
     
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    Will Barton is finally free of NCHusker ’s rage
     
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  10. BudKilmer

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    Also: does this mean Denver is handing the keys to Bones?
     
  11. LuPoor

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    Probably to Jamal Murray
     
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    Love this move even though trading Monte makes me very sad.
     
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    I can confirm trading with Washington only does good things for your franchise
     
  14. BudKilmer

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    Would assume he’s the lead initiator and obviously Jokic but is Bones gonna start at theoretical Pg?

    bones?
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    west is gonna be fun next year
     
  15. LuPoor

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    Murray KCP Gordon MPJr Jokic is what they are hoping for I'm sure
     
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  16. ZeroPointZero

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    You sure about that??
     
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    This only has been my experience

    I can not talk for other franchises
     
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  18. NCHusker

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    Murray
    KCP
    MPJ
    Gordon
    Jokic

    Is maybe as close to an ideal starting 5 as the current Nuggets can get. Murray-MPJ-Jokic is a top offense by itself then good guard and forward defenders with them. Just need MPJ to stay on the court which is a coin flip at best.
     
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  19. Celemo

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    As a Blazers fans, I can safely say trading with Washington is a good thing

    Traded Duckworth to Wash for Harvey Grant
    Traded Grant back to Wash for Rasheed Wallace
     
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    Nice work by Mr. Booth. Defense wins championships. LFG
     
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    HARD DISAGREE
     
  22. Celemo

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    still salty about giving up Caron Butler for Kwame Brown?
     
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    Why are you like this
     
  24. Celemo

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    Having the Lakers shoved down my throat for 40 years will do things to a man
     
  25. Aussie

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    He was a nice player for us for about 3 years and then it just seemed to fall off a cliff after 07 I think it was.
     
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    the Lakers win every trade man, haven’t you heard?
     
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    Thank god they were able to duck the tax
     
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    Who plays more games the rest of their career MPJ or Simmons?
     
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  30. NCHusker

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    Positive spin is this gives them access to the full MLE heading into FA. We'll see if they use it (I am very doubtful)
     
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  31. jimmy butler stan account

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    Nobody gives a fuck, Bill.

     
  32. LuPoor

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    Bill your team just made the finals, shut the fuck up
     
  33. ZeroPointZero

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    Even he knows it was a fluke run
     
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    Steals? Like the Celtics own him?

    Hardy got a promotion. Fuck off Bill
     
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    I mean the Jazz are just the Celtics without all of the banners in the rafters
     
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    or the binge drinking
     
  38. ZeroPointZero

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    The Jazz weren’t fortunate to be around early enough to take advantage of the milk man and plumber era of the NBA
     
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    That's a good move for Nuggs for exactly the reason Lowe said, Gordon and KCP in proper roles not leading your offense actually gives them a chance on D.
     
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    Also team 13 for Ish Smith. Should probably move in with Jeff Green and not get too comfy.
     
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  42. BudKilmer

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    Nobody gives a fuck Bill
     
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  43. NCHusker

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    Lot of national guys skewering Denver for this move and I don't really get it. Monte is probably better than KCP in a vacuum but KCP has a rarer and more valuable skillset that Denver desperately needed. You have to give up something of value to get something of value. Plus Denver creates more minutes for Bones which is more volatile but also has way higher upside than Monte. And if it doesn't work there's a million serviceable backup veteran PGs out there.
     
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  44. Sanjuro

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    In 95/96, the Bullets had Sheed, Webber, and Juwan Howard all on their frontline at 22 years old or younger. How does a GM want to blow up that?
     
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    man, i have very vivid memories of when we traded for Sheed. this was before i would've known where to go on the internet (think we may have had AOL at the time) so we had sports radio on in the basement as they teased a trade with the Bullets.

    i remember them going to commercial before they announced the names so we were thinking it'd be Webber, who was obviously the biggest name.
     
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  46. Celemo

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    They were ridiculously loaded in the front court (Sheed, C-Webb, Juwan, Muresan, and McIlvaine...iirc) and those 3 essentially all played the same position. Webber was nursing a shoulder injury at the time so Sheed got his minutes but once C-Webb got healthy Sheed was expendable especially since we're talking about Sheed and he clashed with mgmt. I joked earlier about Portland acquiring H. Grant and then sending him back a couple years later for Sheed but the Bullets also got Rod Strickland in that deal and that made their roster a lot more balanced...especially with what they were trotting out there at the G positions
     
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  47. Celemo

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    As a #1 pick it's kinda crazy how many times Chris Webber got traded

    Drafted by Orlando traded to Golden State for Penny & 3 1sts
    Golden State traded him to Washington for Gugliotta & 3 1sts
    Washington traded him to Sacremento for Mitch Richmond and Otis Thorpe
    Sacramento traded him to Philadelphia for Kenny Thomas, Brian Skinner, & Corliss Williamson
     
  48. Aussie

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    Gugliotta is a name I haven't thought about since probably my NBA Jam days.
     
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    loved Googs
     
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    Hawks have 5 min to figure out what to do with Gallo. Get this done!
     
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