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Old 12-19-2013, 06:06 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Well, "ideally", you want a solid playoff team get hit by injuries to their top players, finish the season really low, win the lottery and draft a franchise talent, like the Spurs lucked into Duncan in 1997. If Lowry and DD could have been talked into faking injuries for the rest of this season with impunity, Ujiri could have just done that since both players represent good-to-great value, unlike Gay. However, such "deal" is most likely illegal under the CBA and so our managent has very little wiggle room if they truly want to tank for all the marbles.

Personally, I am a huge believer in finding franchise-level talent in this draft. However, it would have been extremely nice to be able to do that without gutting the team completely. Kinda like eating the proverbial cake...
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