Originally Posted by Raptors1995
Everyone would love to have a young small foward, but the one's that were available over the summer are no longer available. Bargnani's trade value is no longer the same. With that said, I think he still has some value. I would argue that Gasol is better than Bargnani
right now and would be a much better fit for our team. Gasol would fit better into Casey's system and the same can be said for Bargani with respect to Dantoni's. An expiring is not worth it, unless it's done in conjunction with a lottery pick. Additionally, our draft pick doesn't have good protection this year.
I'm not arguing Gasol would not be a good fit but it would be foolish to get him because by the time we get good he'd be retiring or crappy. I'd be willing to trade him for picks, but not another aged star.