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Old 02-25-2012, 08:12 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by thriller92 View Post
This only makes sense for ORL.

MIN is 100x better off staying with the Love/Pekovic frontcourt.
I think that's way too much of an exageration.

Pekovic can still kill other team's second units. Getting Gasol adds another dimension that others have already talked about. I also mentioned similar points in your thread.

You play Gasol 32 min, Love 35, and give Pekovic about 30. Run a tight 3 man big rotation. That's easy to do with Beasley and Williams gone.

Pek is 22 with a small salary.
Minor correction: Pek is 26.

But that does matter in terms of upside. Pek is good, but he's not going to get that much better. And you still don't know for sure that he can sustain his recent play over a full season.

Its not like Gasol is the missing piece to their title hopes like he was for LA.
The T-Wolves have limited vet experience. They are so young. If they get into the playoffs, they could really use a guy like Gasol, who has been through it all.

If theyre going to trade away Williams they should go after a top tier veteran 2/3. Theyre fine in the frontcourt
Assuming one's available.
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