Originally Posted by carp
Eric Gordon is a franchise player? Have you watched enough Clipper basketball? I think you're oversimplifying everything. You want to overhaul the roster (again), simply pluck who you want out of where you want, like it's EA sports.... the truth of the matter is that any major rebuild effort through the draft is a 5-8 year project, and it's not even a linear one. There will be times when everyone gets excited because it appears that we are turning a corner only to find that we're still very far away from being a perennial contender. At this point, all BC can do is stockpile talent, make efforts to develop that talent, and build towards a competitive culture. We're years away from being good.
5-8yrs? This isn't Baseball or Hockey. The roster is a lot smaller, so unless all you do is make picks and don't use capspace with other moves then maybe yes, 5-8yrs,otherwise it can be turned around a lot quicker in the NBA. If the right pick is made and the right moves are made in the summer with the cap space I wouldn't be shocked to be a playoff team next season.