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DRAFT GRADES, SEASON OUTLOOK AND PREDICTIONS!!!!!

This is the best analysis and best Draft Grades. Trust me....

Atlanta- B-
Jeff Teague (19th), Sergiy Gladyr (49th). Atlanta make a draft day trade to add Crawford and in the draft, you add 2 more Guards. .Atlanta could have grabbed a Forward but overall, they needed to replace Bibby with quantity. Teague could be a steal at 19. Gladyr can come over in 2 seasons and be a combo guard

Season Outlook- 40-50 Wins, Playoffs. Breakout player - Marvin Williams

Boston- C
Lester Hudson (58th). Boston confused me. With Big Baby and Powe FA's, why not add a PF or C instead? Hudson is 24 and has limited potential. Unless you move Tony and Ray Allen, he wont see the court much.

Season Outlook- 48-65 wins, playoffs. Breakout player- Rajon Rondo

Charlotte- A+
Gerald Henderson (12th) Derrick Brown (40th). Overall Charlotte attacked their needs. Henderson can be a solid SG for 8-12 years. Brown is a tweener who can add depth and Defense and some scoring at the SF and PF spots.

Season Outlook - 39-44 wins. Missed Playoffs. Breakout player-DJ Augustin

Chicago- B
James Johnson (16th), Taj Gibson (26th). I give Chicago a B because you add frontcourt power inside but, No Guards? I think finding a replacement for BG would have been better. Maybe Johnson, Gibson, Miller, Thomas and Noah can replace him.

Season Outlook- 40-47 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- John Salmons

Cleveland- B
Christian Eyenga (30), Danny Green (46), Emir Preldzic (57). Cleveland actually did pretty well. Eyenga will be a solid energy player who can defend. Green is your combo (SG/SF) shooter and Preldzic...let him stay overseas. LBJ must not be super-happy but he could enjoy these pick.

Season Outlook- 55-65 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Darnell Jackson

Dallas- B+
Rodrigue Beaubois (25), Nick Calathes (45), Ahmad Nivins (56). Solid draft. Really Underated. Beaubois can be a solid PG who can attack the basket. Calathes in 2 years will be a steal. Nivins can help down low and can provide depth for Dallas.

Season Outlook- 49-58 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Antoine Wright

Denver-B
Ty Lawson (18th). Denver adds another solid backup...at PG. Lawson can learn and develop very well behind Billups. The downside is there is no PF or C they could have added.

Season Outlook- 48-54 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Linas Klezia

Detroit- A+
Austin Daye (15th), DeJuan Summers (35th), Jonas Jerebko (39th). Solid draft. Very well done by JD. Add Daye who can work as a SF and PF. Summers is a shooter who can rebound very well and can play the SF/PF role as well. Jerebko was a steal. At 6-9, he can shoot and can provide a do everything, glue guy.

Season Outlook-33-38 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Rodney Stuckey.

Golden State- A
Stephen Curry (7th). This pick may be sent to the Suns for Stoudemire. If not, Curry can be a excellent replacement for Crawford with his shooting and passing ability.

Season Outlook-33-40 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Anthony Randolph

Houston Rockets- A+
Jermaine Talyor (32nd), Sergio Llull (34th), Chase Budinger (44th). No Picks and they add 3 great players in this draft? wow. Taylor can be a solid 2 and can score. Llull provides some PG depth after Brooks and Lowery. Budinger can shoot and drive like a solid 3.

Season Outlook- 44-55 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Aaron Brooks

Indiana- B-
Tyler Hansbrough (13th), AJ Price (52th). Indiana and Larry Bird saw Dave Cowens in Physco T and drafted him. Hansbrough will be a solid player who 10-15 years but not a superstar. Price can be a solid PG in their rotation.

Season Outlook- 35-45 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Brandon Rush

La Clippers- A+
Blake Griffin (1st). Not much to say here, Lets move on.

Season Outlook- 28-38 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Al Thornton

La Lakers- C
Chinemelu Elonu (59th). Elonu can be a solid PF but Harris? Heyveflt? better players were on the board.

Season Outlook- 55-65 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Jordan Farmar

Memphis- B-
Hasheem Thabeet (2nd), DeMarre Caroll (27th), Sam Young (35th). Memphis made the right move with Thabeet. Caroll on the other hand...wow. He was a 40th type player but his hustle can be added. Young can be a solid Player at the 3 and provide toughness.

Season Outlook- 30-37 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Marc Gasol

Miami- B+
Partick Beverly (42nd), Robert Dozier (60th). Dozier adds some scoring and defense inside. Beverly can be a solid PG who can be a presence around Chalmers.

Season Outlook- 40-45 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Mario Chamlers.

Milwaukee-A-
Brandon Jennings (10th), Jodie Meeks (41st). Jennings at 10 is a steal. He will be better than Ramon Sessions. Jennings will make everyone better. Meeks is a long-range shooter and is in the Redd mold. He could be a solid 2 who can shoot and provide off the bench.

Season Outlook- 34-41 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Joe Alexander

Minnesota-B
Ricky Rubio (5th), Jonny Flynn (6th), Wayne Ellington (28th), Hank Norel (47th). Minnesota gets a A on talent but a C on common sense. Rubio and Flynn cannot work in the backcourt. One must get traded for this grade to go up. Ellington provides a solid shooter. Norel can develop for a year or 2 and be a solid PF/C by 2011.

Season Outlook- 33-39 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Ryan Gomes

New Jersey- A+
Terrence Williams (11th). The Nets moved Carter and added Williams. Williams can be a solid scorer and passer all together. Now, address the PF postion.

Season Outlook- 33-37 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Courtney Lee

New Orleans- C
Darren Collision (21st), Marcus Thornton (43rd). Collision and Thornton will be solid player in the Hornets rotation but you could have added more at 21. Collision can be a excellent defender and a good leader as a backup PG.

Season Outlook- 34-45 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Julian Wright.

New York- A
Jordan Hill (8th), Toney Douglas (29th). Solid Hill can be a solid shooter and a banger down low. He will play the 5 and could be a high energy player. Douglas can be a great player who can shoot, pass and defend.

Season Outlook-33-40 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Danilo Gallinari

Oklahoma City- A-
James Harden (3rd), BJ Mullens (24th). The Thunder add a SG and a C. Harden is a solid shooter and scorer. He can be the missing piece to a solid lineup. Mullens can be a monster inside if he develops. Mullens needs time on the bench to grow.

Season Outlook-35-42 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Jeff Green.

Orlando-A+
No Picks. Adding VC in a Trade gets you a A+

Season Outlook- 50-55 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Dwight Howard

Philadelphia- A-
Jrue Holiday (17th). Holiday was supposed to go top 10. He fell and Philly seeps the benefit. Holiday will need time to develop but he can be a great PG within time.

Season Outlook- 48-50 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Lou Williams.

Phoenix- B
Earl Clark (14th), Taylor Griffin (48th). The Suns may add Curry if they trade Stoudemire. Clark is a Lamar Odom clone. He can shoot, rebound and pass like Odom. If he plays with more heart, he could be Magic Johnson. Griffin is not his brother but he can provide a defender and a grab role player.

Season Outlook- 43-46 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Robin Lopez

Portland-A
Victor Claver (24th), Jeff Pendergraph (31st), Dante Cunningham (33rd), Patty Mills (56th). Portland stole Claver and Mills. Both guys could have went top 20. Claver can shoot and rebound like Turkologu. Mills will be a solid back up PG.

Season Outlook- 49-55 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Rudy Fernandez

Sacramento-B
Tyreke Evans (4th), Omri Casspi (23rd), Jon Brockman (38th). Stupid Move. You pass on Rubio for Evans. I think Sacramento will regret that. Evans is a exceptional talent but at SG not at PG. Casspi will be a solid Defender and shooter in 2010 and Brockman is a hustle guy off the bench.

Season Outlook- 29-36 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Dont'e Greene

San Antonio-A+
DeJuan Blair (37th), Jack McClinton (51st), Nando De Colo (53rd). San Antonio got 3 steals. Blair...Big rebounder and hustler. McClinton can shoot and be another shooter next to Mason and De Colo is gonna be a addition in 2011.

Season Outlook- 49-60 Wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Roger Mason Jr

Toronto-B
DeMar DeRozan (9th). Smart and Dumb move. You add a high potential player who can be a solid player. But, he will not contribute in time to help Bosh : WHO WANTS TO LEAVE IN 2010.

Season Outlook- 24-47 wins. No Playoffs. Breakout Player- Andrea Bargnani

Utah-C
Eric Maynor (20th), Goran Suton (50th). You add 2 players you dont need. Maynor will be a leader on the 2nd unit. Suton may not come over from Europe.

Season Outlook- 48-50 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- CJ Miles

Washington-A
no picks. You add Foye and Miller. Two proven players. Solid look for 2009

Season Outlook- 45-50 wins. Playoffs. Breakout Player- Andray Blatche

My Season Predictions

NBA Rookie 1st Team

PG-Brandon Jennings
SG-James Harden
SF-Terrence Williams
PF-Blake Griffin
C-Jordan Hill

ROY- Blake Griffin.


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how can Portland get get

how can Portland get get 49-55 wins they had 54 with the youngest rotation in the league it should be more like 53-59. and i think with Rubio going overseas Flynn will be all 1st team not Jennings, Jennings will split time Ridnour, while Flynn will be a starter probably.

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Portland won a lot of games

Portland won a lot of games because alot of teams didnt see them as a threat. Plus alot of team in the west improved. Also, Flynn could be a 1st teamer but i think Jennings will feel snubbed and will lead Milwaukee. He will be like a solid 13ppg and 6apg off the bat.

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i knew u had to be a knicksfan

i knew u had to be a knicksfan!!! lol

i didn't even look at ur user name all i had to see is your prediction for the knicks to make the playoffs and knew this article has little to NO CREDITBILITY! why in the world would you think that the knicks are going to make the playoffs next year.

1. they are going to lose players from their team rotation next year; d. lee and / or n. robinson and just to remind u that team wasn't that good.

2. there italian first rounder from last year is going to have to play and sorry that is not going to help much either.

3. OH YA THEY DONT PLAY ANY DEFENSE!!

knicks at BEST win 30-35 games and of course NO PLAYOFFS

p.s maybe u can answer this question for me why do ppl always think the knicks are going to turn this around and make the playoffs. when the truth is they are no better as a franchise than the clippers

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sorry Portland is just

sorry Portland is just theres no chance there ceiling for next year is 1 win above this year. there also clearing up space for free agency and are gonna get a good player with their 10mil in cap room.

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Hey, this is all in My

Hey, this is all in My Opinion. I think the Knicks CAN make the playoffs honestly. Let's look at the East

Orlando, Boston, Cleveland, Atlanta, Philadelphia....those are the only locks.
New York, Detroit, Indiana, Washington....will battle for the final 3.

ill answer your number question in order now.

1. No they wont, they are RFA's Nate will be retained most likely and Lee will be traded ( my guess would be either Washington, Portland or Denver)

2. Gallo was not great last year but he showed some flashes. Moving Q-Rich means they are starting him, Gallo could be a solid 13ppg and 4-6 rpg guy.

3.True but with adding a 6-10 C and 7-0 PF (Hill and Darko) they will try to clog the inside and force some jump shots

Also, 3/4 of the team is in a contract year, they will be playing hard to find a new team.

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I just think Portland will

I just think Portland will be kinda like Houston...a team who you can count on for about 47-55 wins a year. Maybe a couple more

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the only case you have is

the only case you have is hat the west will be really good next year but the 2nd youngest team that had 54 wins and has 10mil of cap space, there has to be huge improvement.

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How do the Rockets get an A+

How do the Rockets get an A+ ? Budinger is a bust. He will end up in Europe. Taylor will be good but how does he really help the Rockets? Llull won't be a factor for several years. You do realize the Rockets spent $6 million dollars to get these picks and gave up a future 2nd round pick. They probably should've just saved their cash.

How do the Pistons get an A+ ? They drafted 3 small forwards. They passed on Blair. They took Daye at 15 which is a huge reach. Summers is probably a bust. Jerebko was a good pick.

How do the Lakers get a C? They should've kept their 29th pick. Also Elonu is a waste of a pick.

How do the Nets get an A? They lost a talented young PF & their star player. In return they get a backup PG, Lee who is an OK SG, & Battie who is garbage. Plus TWill was a good pick but they passed on better players like Earl Clark & James Johnson.

Dude the Knicks don't deserve an A+. No way they make the playoffs. Plus there were better players at #29 instead of Douglas.

Patrick Mills should've gone top 20?? r u crazy? No way I knew Mills would fall pretty late in the 2nd round. He is small, is an overrated shooter, and he can't finish in the post. Backup PG at best.

Evans is an exceptional talent at PG. He proved he can run a team at Memphis.

By the way you have 9 teams making the playoffs in the EAST.

The rest of your grades seem pretty accurate...overall interesting post...good job

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Could be. I agree, they can

Could be. I agree, they can look good next year. I think Portland should add a Andre Miller and maybe David Lee or Hedo.

Hedo was good in the East, he struggled in the west. I think anymore then 7-8 mil is overpaying.

Maybe do like Andre Miller- 3 year/ 23 mil

and a trade for Lee?

Lee and Jefferies for Webster, Fyre and a 2010 2nd rounder?

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Do i have 9 teams? It kinda

Do i have 9 teams? It kinda hard to remember and write...Ill prob take out the Knicks then.

Houston got a A because you add a couple of young players who can contribute in the future. Plus you did not give up your biggest chip (Tracy McGrady) for a play in a weak draft.

Pistons get a 1 because Daye can be a real good player. Summers wont be a superstar but he can be a solid bench player who can shoot and rebound. I love the Jerebko pick

Nets get a A overall because I think this team (Harris, Lee, Williams, Yi and Lopez) could be one of those shocker teams Very solid. Also, they moved VC's contract...

The Knicks get a A....maybe not a A+but a solid A.

Mills shocked me...he almost fell out the draft...i though he would go either Dallas at 24 or Memphis at 35

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did u just mention darko!!!

did u just mention darko!!! now i know ur blind to the truth of the home team like i said the new york knick will not finish the season with a better record than.... toronto, miami, charlotte or chicago

which leads me to asking what happened to chicago and miami in regards to your eastern conf. playoff picture?? u really think the knicks are going to out battle either one??

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I like Andre Miller but

I like Andre Miller but there's been talks that Hinrich might come in a trade instead which I don't like. The grades look ok but I really don't think Knicks would be a playoff team. You forgot to mention Chicago which is probably a playoff team. Charlotte is more improved too. At best Knicks finish as a 8th seed and barely making it to the playoffs.

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Yea, Chcago and Miami...i

Yea, Chcago and Miami...i forgot about them. Sorry. Make that 2 spots...I think if Atlanta let Bibby Walk, they open up a playoff spot.

I like Miller better than Hinrich....he takes all your cap space because he makes 11 mil a year.

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I think the Heat are also a

I think the Heat are also a lock in the east.

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I dont see them as a

I dont see them as a Lock...D-wade goes down, they will be in the lottery.

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Miami is not solid enough to

Miami is not solid enough to be a lock neither is Washington. That being said they both should make the playoffs ahead of New York. New York is still in disarray somewhat because everyone knows that they are getting set for next year free agency. I do believe they will be good though. They finally have a legit front court. They also got more scoring and a player to give Duhon a break. They will probably trade Lee and may keep Nate for a year and now they have leverage because Douglas should be a spark off the bench. Mike D's style in the East should get the Knicks 40 wins if they can quit shaking their team up every 5 seconds. I believe that Hill and Darko will play well in this offense. People don't understand that Darko is highly talented but mentally he was taken out of his game because he was young and he confidence got shook. He played alright for a little in Orlando but that did not translate to Memphis who is know to screw up players. Darko could actually do everything Lee did plus block shots in the Knick's offense.

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Thank you for posting that.

Thank you for posting that. I forgot Chiacgo. I did not forget Miami. Wade is thier sun player. Everything revolves around him. He gets hurt, lottery.

People forget the Knicks were in the playoff race last year....

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The Knicks could possibly

The Knicks could possibly sneak in but it will be tough but since there is no lock for the 8 spot then you have to leave that open. I like Chicago but they still need a legit PF. The East has gotten too good for them to sneak up on people. also Gordon will be gone. Also Brown not Farmar will be the break up player. Also Gordon not Thorton will be the break up player. Brown will do an Ariza and will play more minutes because of his defense. Farmar is on his way out of LA. I kind of wish he went to Memphis instead of Critenton.

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Well, The Knicks are calling

Well, The Knicks are calling Minny for Rubio...we get him, we could be a playoff team

I think we need to move Lee and Robinson. Robinson will go for about a couple of good role players, but Lee is our big chip. I wanna see NYK move him to a team like Denver (get Smith and Lawson), Portland (add Webster and Mills) or Washington (Crittenton and Blatche)

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I will say this you have to

I will say this you have to look at thing as they are now and kinda guess because a lot of team will get shook up this off season. It has already happened. Some good players will have to sign for the cheap. There is a chance that some more key players get traded. Also a healthy Ellis and Amare with Captain Jack could possible crash the playoffs. Dallas and Phoenix are not locks anymore. Dallas needs to pull off a huge trade to just contend now. Lakers, Nuggets, Spurs, Blazers are the only locks now. Dallas is still limited. Houston may not have Yao and T Mac could be traded. Utah don't know if they will have Boozer and also Okur could leave. Hornets are hurting. They are my team but they have a lot of holes. Phoenix is rebuilding. GSW is inconsistent. OKC is too young.

With the East becoming more competitive, the last 5 spots will be a battle. There are some teams that look like locks that could slip out barely because a younger team caught fire late. The New York Knicks style makes them unpredictable as far as if they can do it or not because if they go on a offensive hot streak, they have the fire power to knock out anyone. The are kinda looking like the Orlando magics in some regard except this was Mike D's style first.

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I like your support of the

I like your support of the Knicks but you do know that the Knicks will not make any more moves this year that does not help them for next years free agency. They will have enough to make some moves with a better draft and better free agents then this years. They are good for now cept they need to showcase Curry than trade him. Also trade Lee and maybe Hughes for a and expiring contract. Foye does not seem to fit the Wizards. Maybe they trade him for a veteran big. Knicks will just try to move Lee and Curry probably. Jeffries may be too hard to move. Lee would do well in Chicago but he does not have any low post moves.

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100% agree. I think Dallas

100% agree. I think Dallas needs to move Dirk...

The last 5 spots will be tough in the East. I think if the Knicks add another shooter and another PG...we could load up and be a decent 8th seed.

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Move Dirk??

No way. Dallas does not need to move Dirk, they still have an opportunity to move some guys around to get a star player to help Dirk and company out. Of course they need to resign Kidd as well. As far as Antoine Wright being a breakout player, no way in hell. I like James Singleton as a better breakout player than Wright.

How are the Wizards not a lock to make the playoffs now? With Arenas back, that teams is destined to be in the playoffs. Adding Miller and Foye is going to turn out to be huge for that team. Even if Arenas goes down this year (again), I think they still have quality depth to make up for it.

The East to me is going to look like this:
Locks:
Magic
Celtics
Cavaliers
76ers
Hawks
Wizards

Fighting for last two spots:
Bulls
Heat
Bobcats
Pacers

And lets not all overhype the Bulls off one great playoff series against the C's. The Bulls matched up well against the Celtics and lets not forget the Celtics were missing some key players.

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David Lee/NYK 09-10

David Lee I believe is the most coachable player in the NBA. If he asked to do this, he'll work the whole offseason to improve it (ie mid-range jumper). Also, anyone who has heard David Lee speak before he is the type of guy who would stay for less to be apart of something good. This guy WANTS to stay in New York and will do it for a lesser price. Anyone who thinks Lee is overrated is out of there mind, D'antoni made him a better player and multidimensional. My prediction is that Lee stays with the Knicks at about a mid-level exception salary. Who said you can't keep both Hill and Lee to play the 4 and 5 respectively. Darko can come off the bench, and Jeffries and/or Curry will be gone if a team bites at Nate. I see the Knicks Roster like this for next season

PG: Duhon, Douglas
SG: Hughes
SF: Chandler, Danilo
PF:Lee, Harrington, Hill
C: Darko, Wilcox
Jeffries or Curry will be on the roster depends on who gets shipped out with Nate.
Wilcox don't forget had a couple of solid seasons in Seattle, if he improves his FT% he'll be solid.

IF Lee were to be dealt in a sign and trade. I would want a 2010 1st round pick since the Knicks do not have one, and possibly dealing either Jeffries, Curry, or Cuttino Mobley's contract.

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And one last thing

Good job on the breakdown.

And the All-Rookie team isn't based on positions.

I'm pretty sure it could be something like all SG's or all PF's and one PG. And I think its possible that there could be 6 people on the All-Rookie team in the event of two players having a tie in votes.

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Dallas needs to get 2

Dallas needs to get 2 lottery picks next year....you do that by moving Dirk

I think Lee is underrated

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yeah

Yeah, Lee is extremely underrated, and I think everybody will be shocked when he stays in NY for less money. Besides Knicks fans of course.

I do believe the Knicks can compete.

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First to Kacey- Dirk is a

First to Kacey- Dirk is a solid player but Dallas cannot build around him anymore. I think if you make a move to add another Lottery pick and a couple of good players, you should do it.

Knicksfan- I think we will trade him. Lee is extremely underrated...and underpaid. I think there is 2-5 teams (Utah, Denver, Detroit, Portland or Washington) that will try to add Lee in a trade. If we trade Lee, we must get a 2nd round 2010 pick, a PG and a shooter

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Utah- No. They're focused on Millsaps. Though, the Jazz have the Knicks 2010 1st round pick (I would take that in a deal along with say Carlos Boozer if he picks up his player option).
Denver- They have K-Mart, Chris Anderson. It's a slight possibility.
Detroit- I don't see David being shipped to another Eastern Conference team.
Washington- Ditto.
Portland- I would only do this if we got Brandon Roy or Lamarcus Aldridge. The former will 100% not happen, and the latter is prob the same.

Also, the Knicks have already two 2nd round picks in 2010 (there own and Denver's from the Balkman trade). The Knicks need is a 1st round pick for 2010, and then possibly packaging they 1st round pick they get and a 2nd rounder for a higher 1st round pick. We'll see though.

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Trade Dirk??

Dallas shouldn't be looking to rebuild. Dirk is still in his prime, evident by last season. Howard showed signs of his former self against the Spurs and the Nuggets in the playoffs and Kidd proved he is still worthy of being a starting PG in this league. Don't forget about Terry as well.

Cuban isn't afraid to spend money. When half of the league's teams this year are going to be looking to dump big contracts for financial reasons, economic reasons, or 2010 free agent reasons then the Mavericks will be one of the teams taking one of these guys in order to win now.

The only way Dirk would be on the move is if the Mavericks do nothing the remainder of this off-season, and are no where close to making the playoffs around the All-Star break.

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A lot of these breakout

A lot of these breakout players are kind of way off, Rondo and Salmons already broke out for one, playoffs for Rondo and this season in general for Salmons. I think Rose will break out way more anyway, how about Tyrus Thomas? Sutckey pretty much broke out too, umm everyone you picked to break out was either a rookie this year, a scrub or someone who has already broken out. I like the Marvin Williams one, but that is about it.

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and remember that dirk like

and remember that dirk like bosh and amare can be a free agent in 2010 so he will only be traded if there is some guarantee he can be resigned. this is why i think the gs pho trade wont go down, gs would have to give up too much for amare who can leave after 1 season.

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No when I mean Break out...I

No when I mean Break out...I mean like season numbers....Rondo and Stuckey had OK numbers but they should be better in 2009.

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Rondo had 11ppg and 8apg in

Rondo had 11ppg and 8apg in the season...I expect that to go to like 16ppg and 11apg.

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nice job knicks boy

All though I don't agree with some of this. I enjoyed reading this, keep it up boy. As for myJazzston will back up Okur, Kofus,battle fezenko for the 3rd center but play the majority of the year in the Dleague. As for Maynor he will see some backup minutes behind DWILL, but will mainly backup Ronnie Price as the 3rd gaurd in the rotation.

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11 assists per game? That

11 assists per game? That would be more then Paul, Williams and Nash with aging teammates. No way in hell.

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Ha Knicksboy34.....we had

Ha Knicksboy34.....we had the same score in the mock draft contest. We scored higher than nbadraft.net did on their mock hahah. Thats pretty impressive.

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I know Gator....I was

I know Gator....I was shocked to see i did so well...this was my 1st time...so next year i expect to win....or a least score 100 lol

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Yeah this was the first mock

Yeah this was the first mock I've done too. I thought Oklahoma City was going to draft Rubio and use him as trade bait. That screwed my mock right there. A lot of the rumored promises helped me but a lot of them didn't. It is hard to figure out which ones are true and which ones aren't. For example I though McClinton was going 29th to the Knicks and Meeks was going to the Nuggets very early in the 2nd round. I knew in my head that McClinton wasn't good enough to be a 1st round pick. Next year I am just going to expect the unexpected. Ha

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Yea...I read those promises

Yea...I read those promises too...Evans at 4 messed me up on my mock...

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det Aplus??..yea right..first of all austin daye has a very high bust potenial and hasnt shown that he is anywhere near ready..summers will be average at best so theres no way det can have a Aplus...holidays fall was what i predicted to you about a month ago..he showed in the competitive workouts that theres is much to be desired as a pg..i told you before that the workouts he looked great in was against his shadow and doesnt mean anything..word is in each workout he got his lunch handed to him by every pg he was checking and he showed the same lack of confidence that he showed in college..i wonder how thats gonn ago over when hes checking seasoned veterans..hmmmmmmm..philly is HOPING he can become a pg and good player...as far as being a great pg...now thats laughable...like i said before delonte west at best........and how can u question the lakers...it would make no sense what so ever for them to draft a player they will have to commit millions to when they are trying to resign there freeagents and the player wouldnt play much ...come on young buck get it together

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You were right and i was

You were right and i was wrong about Holiday....i also heard some injury concern around him. Philly will get a potential steal in this draft....trust me

The Pistons get a A+ from me because you add 3 potential 1st rounders? Daye can develop later in time. Summers was a good pick, he can give you 8-13ppg and 4-6 rpg. Jerebko....potential Steal as well.

La wont commit a mil to Elnou...i just think with so many good playa's on the board, they should have added someone else...

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