Originally Posted by jeffb
Comments like this kill me. We'd be adding a young All-star player at the wing position while keeping our draft pick and dumping our two worst defenders. News flash.....we're not getting a superstar here unless we draft one. Always seems like when a rumour like this comes up, and a very good player is rumoured to be coming here comments like "we won't be any better" and "we'll be mediocre forever" are always uttered by someone. Do you expect us to get Wade, Lebron, Paul, Durant, Nowitzki???
Newsflash to you, without a player like wade, Paul or lebron, we'll never be a very good team. Yes, we're not getting them via trades, which is why we have to get them via the draft. Add gay to this team and we're (maybe) a .500 team. With no chance of adding talent throughout draft and no chance of getting it via trades.
So it's very easy, if you like being a .500 team, than this is a good move. If you want to have a shot at something better, than it's a death kneel. Your choice ...