Originally Posted by 'trane
then we have a massive expring contract in 2 years and we wallow in mediocrity like we would have if the trade never went down. no real risk, huge reward.
an if, but an easy if, imo.
The team will be worse off if this is a disaster. The risk is there, its not making the playoffs.
Originally Posted by The MVP of West Hollywood
Really, if Bargnani
puts up 15+ppg this year and looks like a hot prospect again, we can easily trade him for a 20ppg player by next year and be genuine contenders.
There was a Bargnani/RJ rumor floating around before the draft and then RJ gets moved to the Bucks for Yi and some peanuts. Bosh, O'Neal and Jefferson would have been an excellent trio led by Jose at the point.