Chris Paul on one of these teams would automatically make them my #2 seed in the West.... However, how could either of these teams make it happen?
The Mavs don't have much to offer a team like the Hornets..... Would Kidd be the 6th man??? How would Chris Paul and Jason Kidd play together and who would be the SG?
Portland would probably have to trade Oden, Aldridge, Batum or Bayless. Chris Paul and Brandon Roy would be the best starting guards in the league.
I still think the Magic works out best. I also believe any deal involving Chris Paul will probably include Emeka Okafor as well.
Okafor and Paul for some combo of VC, Jameer, Gortat and Bass
Man i would love it if the Blazers got Paul without giving up Oden.
Hed help our big men out so much Oden is great for lobs and think how many hed get from Paul?
I think Monty Williams is high on batum so Neww Orleans probably wants him.
I just wanna keep Oden, Roy, and Aldridge.
If we could keep Batum sohehow..... man.
But hey id say the Blazers are either third, or fourth in the race right now.
Hopefully it changes.
There's only one player on each team that won't be traded... Dirk and Roy.
For the Blazers to get Paul I think they have to give up Batum, Oden, Aldridge and Bayless and there is no chance and hell you can get Paul without trading at least 2 of these guys.
Well i think they should offer Batum, Bayless, Pryzbilla, Miller, Elliot Williams.
The rights to two of our players overseas (probably Freeland, and Claver)
non protected 2011, 2013, & 2015 1st rounder.
for Paul, and Okafor or Posey.
and hope they accept that.
Paul would get 10 assists on alley oops alone on the Magic or Blazers lol
I guess the Hornets can get Kidd from the Mavs along with a few draft picks and additional players like roddy buckets, and Alexis Ajinca.
Makes no sense for the Hornets to get Kidd....
How about this...
Dampier, Caron Butler, Roddy and Ajinca... Draft Picks....
Paul and Okafor
Hornets would have a lot of cap space for the next couple seasons...
Paul - Terry - Marion - Dirk - Haywood - Kidd - Okafor
Thats pretty sick
i d like to see okafor peja paul for przbilla matthews camby babbit fernadez johnson
Most of the supposed list for Paul makes no sense.
Mavs- No Dampier contract to save NO $13 million instantly.
Lakers- Bynum and nothing else of value (I'll save you all the time, Ebanks and Caracter have no trade value).
Knicks- Only a New Yorker thinks they have attractive pieces.
Magic- The only guy who isn't overpaid is Howard, and their picks if they get Paul will be 29th or 30th for the next decade.
Portland- They have a new GM who won't be married to all their young players. The great failing of Pritchard was that he spent millions of Allen's money to amass picks, and he overvalued them when it came time to package them to make the team better. They can put together an unparalleled deal. Look at the list: Greg Oden, Jerryd Bayless, Nicolas Batum, Luke Babbitt, Elliot Williams, Armon Johnson, Rudy Fernandez, Patty Mills, Victor Claver, Joel Freeland, and Peteri Koponen. They can even add in the expiring deal of Przybilla to take back Okafor. Cho can do what Pritchard was too stubborn to do and elevate them to the top of the NBA if he pulls this off.
are you 12?
Caracter has vaule to the warriors. They are still tryna trade to get him and are willing to give him 1.5mil.
Anyway since when Do trades have to be even or makes sense. You cam get a good player for picks money and expiring contracts. I think some of y'all forget that
i agree with duhrant35. paul and okafor for gortat, nelson, and vc
Don't confuse free agent sign-and-trades or mid-season owner-issued salary dumps with this situation. Paul has two more years on his deal, he is stuck unless New Orleans gets a king's ransom. It is more like the Kobe situation from 2007 than anything else.
IMO, the order of teams with the best prospects
Portland, New York, Los Angles, Dallas, Orlando
Portland needs to do this trade IMO, something like Aldridge, Przybilla, and Bayless for Okafor and Paul. That gives Portland a backcourt of Paul,Roy, and Batum which would be deadly.
I think Batum would have to be in the deal IMO.
Batum, Aldridge, Bayless, Rudy and a 1st for Paul and Posey?
Id dont think theres a frontrunner, in different articles that the Knicks, and Blazers are the frontrunners.
The suprise team to me could Oklahoma City.
They have a lot of young talent, and im sure hed love to team up with Durant.
The suprise team to me could Oklahoma City
I don't think OKC should do it. I think if OKC would make a splash move, it would be for a big man IMO. Also, Paul stated he wanted to go to a bigger market. Is OKC a bigger market then New Orleans? I don't know.
Lol. What van the knicks offer better than the lakers? Not that I'd agree to giving up bynum ,odom and one of our picks
I put LA 3rd but I wanted to put them 5th because I don't really see them jumping into the CP3 race unless the other teams really fall apart in talks. He wants to go there and I would believe LA is interested but I don't see a deal happening between them this season if he were to be traded in the season. Not to mention, I really don't understand how Bynum is a highly touted guy. He's a health concern IMO. Also, if LA were to do a deal with NO, A 3rd team would have to be involved so NO could move a Big for some wing help/ Pg help.
Now that I think about it, I should move Dallas up because they could move to get Paul and have Dirk and Chandler, who was good with Paul in NO
Bynum doesn't miss whole seasons and when healthy he has allstar ability on a title team while being 22. That's much better then say a gallo who played good on a bad team . On top of being a legit 7footer. Plus only knock fans seem to be high on there tradeable players
PluS teams always want draft picks in return and the knicks don't have any first rounders to give if I'm not mistaken
i hope he goes to the knicks and teams up w/ amare. then next year IF the knicks get carmelo and the nba has another team full of superstars. imagine an eastern conference playoff matchup w/ the heat where you would have amare, bosh, lebron, wade, carmelo and paul all on the court at the same time....
Bynum doesn't miss whole seasons and when healthy he has allstar ability
Do you know how many players we could say that about in the history of the NBA? I just feel New Orleans would be foolish to take Bynum ( who hasn't played 82 games in a season since 2006) and Lamar Odom ( who shows up maybe 35 games a season) for Chris Paul.
I'm not saying NY has the best offer: Portland has that on lock but LA's trade to me would seem like that deal that would benefit LA and LA only.
I think Portland has a good chance of acquiring CP3 because of Monty Williams. Monty was assistant coach for the Blazers so he has a lot of knowledge of the players in Portland. Bayless, Rudy, Miller, Joel, and a future 1st rounder for Paul and another player.
Reguardless. How you feel about bynum he's more valuable then any knick on ur team not named Amare
Ur a knick fan so of course u feel y'all have better talent then you actually do. Just about all knick fans on here hold there players and team in higher value then reality
Ur a knick fan so of course u feel y'all have better talent then you actually do. Just about all knick fans on here hold there players and team in higher value then reality.
LOL, Nah. If i really overrated all NY's talent, I would be saying Gallo for Paul straight up. All the deals I proposed were deals were NY were giving up like 4 players and 2 1st rounders. I just feel Bynum is not a centerpiece guy. Your a Lakers fan so if I'm overrated NY's players, I could say the same thing about you and overrating Bynum. I just choose not to :)
Like to say that would get it done.
But i think wed have to add Babbit, another first, and Claver to haave any shot of them accepting.
Umm the difference is I'm not the only one who thinks. Actually knows other teams want bynum. You have even admitted as much by saying you don't seem what the fuss is about him.
Who said bynum is a center peice guy? The fact is he's better and wanted more b teams then any knick player and possibly any two knick players not named Amare. You basically never get a center peice guy when trading for a superstar.
How many times have u heard of teams trying to trade for any of the knicks?
If the hornets trade him I think Portland is the 90 percent fav only because I don't think the lakers will try hard to get him. If they did try them the other teams have zero chance
Who said bynum is a center peice guy?
Every deal for the Lakers adding Chris Paul has Andrew Bynum as the main piece going back to New Orleans. I know what the fuss is about Bynum. He's a good post player. I would almost call him a throwback banger in the post. My issue is Paul is a all star guard who had a monster season for New Orleans when he and his teammates were healthy. Bynum is good but he hasn't played 82 games since 2006, He's had 3 leg injures in that time. Why would I move a all star for someone who's a potential all star who's shown he's not healthy.
Take the Knicks out of this and please answer my question.
What are you talking about? No one gets a center peice in a trade for Paul. If they go by that logic Dallas has to trade Roy. Dirk for Dallas. Amare for knicks and Kobe for lakers.
Who was the center peice for gasol
I'm not sure u understand how trades work when trading for a superstar. U don't get equal value
are any of the knicks prices a venter peice? Yet you are saying they canake a trade for Paul
You have to read man. I'm sure you didn't read my last post. First, I said take NY out of it. I even moved it down so there would be no confusion.
Andrew Bynum in the deal to New Orleans would be the best player going back to New Orleans, thus he's the centerpiece of New Orleans' haul in the trade.
"I'm not sure u understand how trades work when trading for a superstar. U don't get equal value" All I can say to that is DUH.
Also answer my question- You still didn't answer it, yet more proof that you didn't read it instead you read my 1st sentence.
By centerpiece I believe he means Andrew Bynum is the best player the Lakers willl offer in a trade. Not centerpiece like a 1st option on a title team like Kobe is.
It and don't see what ur question is. Is the question why would they trade for bynum with his health issues. Because he's twenty two and very talented while being big and still not in his prime. Can any other team say that they have that.
It's easier to find other positions but alot harder to find a good young center with allstar potential. U see how many teams always want injury prone cby and he never had the potential bynum has
Alright, so i'll ask you this.
Your the GM for New Orleans. Would you do that deal of Chris Paul and filler for Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom?
Edit: You have to deal him. No " I'm keeping him". This is a must trade scenario.
What's my other options because trades are based on options
I'm not gonna make 4 whole trade ideas. Let's just say Bynum was one of the top players you can get back from the 4 teams making a deal with you. ( Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, Portland)
If the Lakers wouldn't trade Bynum for Paul thats just &$#%#&@! ludicrous.
Bynum is soooo overrated. I think Odom is more valuable than Bynum.... (right now)
Although I think the Lakers would be better off with a center than a guard, Chris Paul is so much better talent wise..
I know the Hornets wouldn't accept a deal like Bynum for Paul straight up but it's hilarious how a lot of you guys wouldn't trade Bynum for Paul.
At first thought you would think that untill you realize bynum size is what makes is hard to beat. Gotta think about matchup. We trade bynum and odom for Paul and we aren't as good
I'd take bynum and odom then because none of the other teams can offer any two better players outside of Roy or Dirk
Okafor and Paul for Aldridge, Pryz, Miller, Fernandez, 2 1st round picks and euro prospect
i'd put bayless in but the hornets dont need him
Paul - Bayless - Johnson
Roy - Williams
Batum - Matthews
Okafor - Pendengraph - Cunningham
Oden - Camby
Collison - Miller
Fernandez - Thorton
Posey - Pondexter - Peja
West - Brackins - Wright
Aldridge - Pryz - Songailla
Hornets future is Collison, Aldridge, and Brackins plus there picks and the blazers picks
30 million off the books after the season
and 22.04 the season after that
I understand..... I probably wouldn't wanna do that trade as a Laker fan either...
but Bynum for Paul is what I am talking about.... I feel you have to be crazy not to jump all over this trade. You already have Gasol who is the best big man in the West. Chris Paul is a proven superstar while Bynum can't seem to stay healthy. He seems to just be a pretty good center.... nothing special. Lakers fans really overrate this guy.
If it doesn't work out for some reason, the Lakers can easily trade for another big man. I think Emeka Okafor would be involved.
Paul - Kobe - Artest - Gasol - Okafor - Odom
Yeacif emeka is involved then I'd do it
"Bayless, Rudy, Miller, Joel, and a future 1st rounder for Paul and another player."
If New Orleans part with him this summer, its going to be bigger than that. It is going to Oden, Batum, and those four in exchange for Paul and Okafor's monster contract. If not, they'll let him sit and sulk. They might ask Mitch Kupchak how he handled it. Ante up or no deal.
you all are talkign about Paul to Portland but i have a q if anyone has the answer, do they have the cap room to hold paul? i mean aldrige has a huge contract and im sure roy does too, how much cap room do they hae?
I wouldn't be surprised to see him go back to OKC. No one thought LeBron was going to Miami, and look what happened there. Paul loved OKC, and still lives there I believe. They have the best young talent in the league. A Deal like Westbrook, Green, Kristic for Paul and Okafor seems like a good deal.
NO would get a budding star PG, a good SF, and maybe some cap relief, and the Thunder would get a top 10 player in the league and would be a offensive and defensive nightmare with Ibaka starting. Makes alot of sense