Will Kemba waste his prime

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Will Kemba waste his prime

Do you think he resigns for max dollars this summer ? If so, I think he will waste his prime on a bad team with an incompetent front office.. They basically can't draft right, can't make any solid moves that I can remember, couldn't even get Gasol at the deadline.. I get you like the city, but common man, that guy is a winner, and I'd really like to see him compete, and I don't think it's ever going to happen in Charlotte


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He says he wants to be there

He says he wants to be there just bought a new house there, he loves it. If I was him I would leave if it's about winning, he's not going to win there and they'll trade him in a year or two to re-build.

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He may end up personifying

He may end up personifying the term, "loyal to a fault."

I don't want to see him put up great numbers for a team that's consistently fighting to stay around that 7/8 seed of the playoffs each year & he is the only reason that they get to that point.

I get all the rumors about him going to a big market like LA or NY to team up with other stars, but I honestly think the best thing for him would be to join an already established team that's is winning. The 2 teams I think he would not only fit really well with, but could do some serious winning is Indiana & Utah.

Both very good teams, who could do with an upgrade at PG.

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If he stays there, he might

If he stays there, he might get his jersey retired once he is done playing and leaving himself a legacy with this franchise. sure he is unlikely winning a title there but considering other factors, how he loves the team and how the team loves him. I think he stays

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If Bledsoe bolts for greener pastures.....

I’d like to see him on the Bucks

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As good as kemba is and as

As good as kemba is and as much as he means to the franchise, I almost feel like they would be better off if he were to sign elsewhere. If the hornets resign him to the full five year max they are basically locking themselves into mediocrity for the foreseeable future. Can walker be the best player on an upper echelon team? Maybe. With the right pieces around him. I just don’t see Charlotte being able to assemble the right pieces around him.

We’ve already seen the ceiling for a walker led Charlotte team and it’s basically a 6-8 seed in the east with no real hope of advancing in the playoffs. While you could argue that at least they are competitive, they are also not really making any progress toward being a true contender. In reality, the only way to do that may be to blow it up and hope for luck in the draft, as it’s not likely to happen in free agency.

I know there’s always the argument that you could resign kemba and trade him in a few years, but you never really know how he will age. That contract could have the potential to quickly become untradeable. Charlotte needs to be careful here imo.

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Thing is, if they blow it up, they are so bad at drafting, they might not touch the 6-8 seed for 10 years lol

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I mean, I guess it depends

I mean, I guess it depends what your goals are as a franchise. If you want to just challenge for a 6-8 seed in the east and get blown out in the first round of the playoffs than by all means you offer walker the max and just continue to try to get the right pieces around him. But we all know how that story is likely to end. If the franchise really wants to have any hope of getting further it’s probably going to require some risk. I’m not saying building through the draft is a foolproof system, but it’s really the only way for a franchise like Charlotte to have a chance at realistically assembling a contender.

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Kemba could potentially sign

Kemba could potentially sign for $220 million over 5 years if he makes one of the All NBA Teams otherwise he'd still be able to get about $190 million over 5 years.

He could still make great money on another team buut he'd leave a lot on the table and the Hornets would have to consider the risk of Kemba on huge money at 33/34 against letting their star player walk away for nothing.

I think that if he wants to stay then MJ will sign off his mega contract as long as Kemba doesn't ask for a no trade clause.

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I would like to see him on

I would like to see him on that Knicks team with KD.

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