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Houston had an off season similar to what Dallas has been having the past previous years, going into the offseason with so much hype, being so aggressive for super stars but then ultimately falling short. Ah that was so hard to go through!
ROY? I'm not sure man, i feel like Doug McDermott could be a sleeper, he could see a lot of open shots in CHI so i'm thinking possibly him. Nerlens Noels also, he was such a beast in SL! Andrew Wiggins, based on where he ends up, MIN i say he has a better chance at winning it with a bigger role.. Yeah, i think Noels, Dermott or Wiggins, what about you man?
Yeah the East has improved a lot this offseason, the West hasn't really got any better. Some teams have had shockers of off seasons though! BK has done virtually nothing, Utah and SAC don't seem to have improved too much other than their rookies. HOU was horrible. MEM could have done better. The teams i see who had the best off seasons apart from teams such as SAS, OKC, LAC that didn't have to do much are; WAS, MIA, DAL, CLE, CHA, CHI. Other teams that i think improved under the radar are MIL, DET, NOP
Yeah Nick Collison would be a solid addition. I want someone like that, someone who can bang around down low in the paint, course a bit of fuss, set screens and distribute the ball a bit, i'm not looking for a big time scorer, just someone to help deepen the front court bench, because right now, Bis is backing up Big Al, and either Zeller/ Vonleh or Marvin will start at the 4 and the others will back up.
yeah SAS weren't in any position to make some drastic moves, they played it safe, and i think they could easily have another year in them. Evan Turner would have fitted into Pop's system so nicely, i've been thinking that ever since he left Philly, but like you said SAS's back court is already pretty deep, so no need.
Yeah man, Brian Roberts was an underrated signing, he played a season similar to Xzavier Henry for the Lakers, a break out young guard who can score the basket well. It will be interesting to see how he plays this year, we have a pretty undersized PG rotation with him and Walker and Pargo playing garbage minutes, but i think he will be a great addition.
I'm not completely convinced with Toronto man, they did the right moves, got rid of some ugly contracts such as Novak and retained key players, but i sort of feel other teams excelled a bit more and could take a leap over Toronto. I don't mean to sound biased, but Charlotte and Washington could very well finish higher than Toronto this season. But i do like Dwayne Casey, a great coach from Dallas, so i like to see them do well! Ross could make some big progress this season too!
Yeah man, Perkins would be ideal sitting behind Big Al, and you're right, CHA now need size, especially coming off the bench. Perkins brings that physicality that CHA could really use, he's aggressive down low and he would set the perfect screens for Kemba's mid range daggers that Westbrooke also does.. Plus, not to mention that trade would be a steal for OKC also!
Wizards have recovered so well after loosing Ariza, i'm still in disbelief that we have Pierce, it seems weird, he's always been that guy that i have envied as he's from Boston. I could never imagine any of my teams having him, but i'm very happy we got him, especially for so cheap too! He's probably the best veteran presence you could ask for on a young team, Porter will benefit so well from learning off him. Kris Humphries was a perfect guy to fill Bookers absence too, i was guttered to see Booker go, i thought he was so underrated for what he did in WAS success last year, he really was our unsung hero, but Humphries is great to back up Nene. Blair was an absolute steal, i didn't want DAL to let him go, but im happy he came to another one of my teams. WAS front court is now so deep. Plus Otto and Glen Rice have been absolutely killing it in the SL, i think we are headed for dominance for a long time now!
Spurs have been quiet, i guess thats understandable, i really want SAS to pick up Turner, i feel he could excel in that system! Who you reckon has had the best offseason?
hey, i been working out trades for Henderson now that Stephenson is in Charlotte, what you think about these; (ideally, i think we need a big man to back up Al and mentor the young guys)
Gerald Henderon for Tristan Thompson
Gerald Henderson + Bismack Biyombo for Jonas Jerebko + Will Bynum
Gerald Henderon + Bismack Biyombo for Ersan Illyasova
Gerald Henderson + Bismack Biyombo for Thaddius Young
Gerald Henderson + Bismack Biyombo for Kendrick Perkins plus draft picks
Haha, bro, Charlotte is now looking stacked! And the players we have are still very cheap for their productions. Lance is going to have a big role in Charlotte, he is going to complement Kemba and Big Al perfectly. We may as well trade Henderson now though, possibly for a stretch forward.
Yeah, i decided i was rooting for them in the final even though i'm a LeBron fan.. I'm happy also though because i seriously think Dallas gave them the hardest matchup. Good on the Spurs though, they were an absolute efficient machine!
Congrats on the Spurs brother!
Yeah bro, i think the Blazers vs Spurs is the most unpredictable series.. Blazers to me are going to be like playing an upgraded Maverick side.. LMA is really going to have to play dominate against Duncan and Splitter, because those two did such a good job on Dirk.. Same with Lillard, but i think he will be fine.. Batum needs to shut down Ginobli too if Blazers want a shot.. I think i'm rooting for the Blazers, but honestly i don't mind who wins, i kind of would like to see Parker, Duncan and Ginobli win one more ring, but then it would be awesome to see Portland advance! Portland and Washington are like equivalent to each other in each franchise, both in very similar situations, but Portland is just the better version..
Yeah, so many people on B/R seem to be bagging on MKG, it drives me crazy lol, people act like he was going to enter the NBA and average 15+ points or something.. Yeah he really needs to focus on his defense, hopefully Mark Price can teach him! It took him a while with Rondo too, but now he is a pretty reliable shooter! Yeah a big man next to Big Al and another wing defender at the 2 are definitely the top priorities hopefully.. I don't know much about Hairston, i only really know the top 10 draft picks so far, don't really get exposed to much NCAA over here! Man, Blazers vs Spurs.. who you backing and what you think will happen?