Bulls have enough to trade for Lebron
Personally i think that its a guarantee that Lebron leaves Cleaveland for a bigger market and a better team, so why doesnt Cleveland try to trade him because if they let him go for nothing the city and team will be devastated.
My potential Bulls-Cavs trade
30th pick from Cavs
Gordan(sign and Trade)
2011 Bulls 1st rounder
16th and 26th pick from Bulls in 2009 draft
If bulls get this trade means the dont have a need for Hinrich anymore can make a deal with Portland
2 2nd rounders from portland
30th pick from Cavs.
Heres how the teams would pan out.
I believe that all of the teams could become immediate playoff contendors with the bulls and blazers being favorites to play eachother in the finals
PG- MO Williams
SG- Ben Gordan
SF- Loul Deng
PF- Ty. Thomas
C- Big Z
E. Clark (package 2 first to move up and get poor man Lebron)
D. Green (2nd round pick could be immediate contributer)
A. Ruoff (2nd round pick can fill sort of vujacic or pavlovic shooting roll
T. Gibson(30th pick)
J. Jack (free Agent)
Heytvelt (2nd round pick)
I dunno...Cleveland would want a mega deal
too many people involved. cleveland will be devastated that's for sure, but i'm sure they've prepared for it. they don't have much salary commitments in 2010 so that means they are also players in the 2010 superstar sweepstakes. they can easily rebuild. no need to panic now.
No way they would trade him within the division. Even if they were to trade him which I think is unlikely, I'm sure he would be shipped out west.
The Cavs wouldnt trade Lebron for anything. Management would make him walk as a FA, 0% he gets traded.Oh and Z is going to be a FA this year.
big z has a player option for like 11 million. Im pretty sure he will pick that up.
i dont think Portland would want to get rid of Pryzbella.
Theres no way this goes down without D Rose being involved for 2 reasons one
One, if Im the Cavs ive just given up Arguably the best player in the NBA, most marketbale, and potentially best ever player for a bunch of 2nd and 3rd options, possibly 0 All-Stars, and a mid and late round pick in an already depleated draft.
Two, by sending Lebron to the Bulls, You give an division rival potentially the best One Two Punch in the history of basketball. NOw the Cavs with no real star power have to see their former star and his dream team 10 times a year.
If Im the Bulls I thank my lucky stars if the Cavs take this
Personally as a Detroit Fan I'd be pissed if this ever happend
I would love for the Bulls to get LeBron, I don't see this happening. If LeBron stays in the Midwest I see him staying in Cleveland. I don't think that he wants to play in a building that has a statue outside of a guy who just retired 6 years ago. He would NEVER be considered the best in NBA history if he played in Chicago unless he won...I don't know...10 NBA Championships?
Exactly right Scott42444. LeBron to Chicago ain't happening for a lot of reasons, as much as I would like to see LBJ and Rose playing together.
Please for the love of God. No more Ben Wallace in Chicago. Please.
This will never happen....
Lebron to the Clippers or Knicks!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ever since the deal with trading shaq to the Heat everyone realizes that if your to trade a star player if your not looking to rebuild you need to acquire the other teams best player. So Chicago would trade Derrick Rose which is there best player or close to be so then Chicago wouldn't do this so no
Giving up Pryzvilla and Rudy for Hinrich ..... No thanks.... Steve Blake may not be a scoring PG but he is a great floor general and since everyone and there mother seem to think that Bayless is the future PG .. why give up so much for Hinrich ...
Roy said it .. we need a tough back up PF... and to develop together ... even Portland fans with a Basketball IQ understand the PG is not the problem, its experience and toughness... Steve Blake may never be a All-star but he is smarter and more efficient that a lot of flashy PG's.....
Nah. I dont think they'd go for that. First of all Lebron is way to good/important to that franchise. I think he's gonna stay in cleveland. The Cavs would be getting nothing out of this trade. No young stars. Luol Deng And Ben Gordon are good but not to LeBrons level. Dont forget were talking about Allstar MVP, and regular season MVP here
...is what would possibly get it done:
Bulls draft picks for the next 20 years.
you forgot Salmans and Noah?
I would trade him to the clippers 4 Blake and Eric Gordon and maybe Thorton and a future 1st round pick if the money works. Maybe throw Baron in the mix. If Lebron wants big market and competition let him compete with KOBE for king of LA. My money is on Bryant.
Here's my most reasonable LeBron deal:
Cavs get: Kevin Durant, Jeff Green, Russell Westbrook, Nenad Kristic, Thabo Sefolosha
Thunder get: LeBron James
The Cavs acquire an entire starting lineup of young talent, in addition to the #30 pick they have in this draft. They would easily have the deepest team in the league, and would have the opportunity to stockpile assets in order to acquire a number 2 option to support Durant (say Chris Bosh). This team would easily compete for the easter conference title with Boston and Orlando next year.
The Thunder would have a difficult time resigning LeBron, but if any GM can get it done, its sam presti. They would have loads of cap room this offseason to pick up all-star caliber players to support Lebron. I say that they should package their remaining players (mostly expiring contracts) and a draft pick to Pheonix for Steve Nash. Then sign Jason Kidd and Carlos Boozer. Then you would have two point guards to create for LeBron, as well as a physical inside precense to do the dirty work (did you see the way Booz manhandled the Lakers in the first round). They would need a couple spot up shooters, but the Thunder would be well on their way to competing with the Lakers for a western conference championship. I can guarentee you that they would win more than 23 games.
Can we just stop all of your fan based nba trade rumors. Their practically ruining the site.
The Cavs would trade in the division.
The Bulls wouldnt give up Derrick Rose and get Lebron. That would be unnecessary. The Cavs dont need a pg , and the Bulls dont need a SF.
The Bulls do have a lot of players that could be perfect trade bait though, but I think it would be dumb for this trade to happen
Please someone kill this and all other "Let's trade a Hall of Famer in his prime for draft picks and other stuff to make my team not suck!" threads. Some of these people should write for ESPN.
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