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Old 05-17-2013, 08:47 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by moremilk View Post
the problem is keeping harden is not enough. Even if you shed perkins, you're still right at the luxury threshold, which means you can't replace him and who you're going to play at C? Their bench was already very thin.

This way, once they get rid of perkins, they will have 2-3 solid rookies (based on draft position) which could provide solid bench production for peanuts for 3-4 years. Which would allow them to use the remaining room under the luxury tax to either resign perkins for less, or get some other starting level C.
Nah trading Harden was just bad...They did sell it good though.

I would have traded Perkins then kept Harden & try to play Ibaka at the C position.
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