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Old 11-14-2012, 01:21 PM   #85 (permalink)
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There is no quick fix for this situation. There needs to be a new house built, not renovations to the old crappy one

My take is the right move after firing BC or his contract running out, is trading Lowry and Bargnani and going full tank-tard in the 2014 draft, which is expected to be 2003/2008 level stacked. No, it's not the popular move sentimentally to trade Lowry when he's playing like this. But when a player has high value, it's for a reason. We only look to trade players when their value has plummeted for us and everyone else

For eg. let's say we trade Lowry and Fields to Utah for their 2 1sts (UTH 1st, GSW 1st). They can make that deal because they have plenty of capspace next summer. Utah gets a franchise PG instead of adding two rookies they can't give minutes to (they can't even fit Burks and Kanter in the rotation as is). TOR gets something like the 12th and 15th picks in the draft, enough to move up to the same spot we'd have been picking if not making the Lowry trade if we want, and puts themselves in a great cap position for the new GM. We rebuild around Derozan, Ross, Valanciunas, those 2 rookies, Davis, whatever we get for Bargnani, and go for the #1 pick in 2014 when anyone picking in the top 5-7 will get a star talent. With 4-5 lottery picks on our team, if we followed that up by drafting a talent like Wiggins, Parker, Harrison, Hezonja, etc., we could turn around quickly having drafted a new franchise player but with lots of talent around him as well
Not all bad here MVP.
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