Originally Posted by MikeToronto
I am pretty sure that BC would trade Barbosa for a first-rounder in a heartbeat. Problem? No one's offering. Plus, most playoffs-bound teams who could use a player like him are over the cap, so trading a pick for Barbosa's contract is out of the question - and would you take an albatross contract with the late pick to make it work? I wouldn't.
No I wouldn't. I just don't like the idea of suggesting there's absolutely nothing that is going to happen out of necessity. If there really is no deal to be made then fine. But if the idea is for Stefanski to have BC bound and gagged no matter what, I find that a little dissatisfying.