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Old 02-15-2010, 10:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Clippers Making Thornton Available

The Clippers are making young forward Al Thornton available, sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Los Angeles is trying to package Thornton with guard Sebastian Telfair or center Marcus Camby.

A number of teams have inquired about DeAndre Jordan, but the Clippers don't appear willing to deal him.
RealGM: Basketball Wiretap Archives: Clippers Making Thornton Available

Anyone else think that a Thornton+Camby for Jose+Wright+filler (Rasho?) would be a perfect deal? It works in the Trade Machine: NBA Trade Machine - ESPN

Look at this lineup:

Jack/Banks/Belli
Thornton/DD/Belli
Hedo/Weems/Amir
Bosh/Amir/Evans
Bargs/Camby/POB

That is a very solid lineup, boys and girls. And if Camby doesn't work out, we could just let him walk and take the cap space.
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Old 02-15-2010, 10:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't really see the purpose of this trade...
you are losing more then you gain..

are Thorton and Camby going to benefit us as much as Calderon and wright do... I don't think so
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Old 02-15-2010, 10:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Also why would they want Jose if they have Baron?
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Old 02-15-2010, 10:30 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Also why would they want Jose if they have Baron?
I don't think Baron is working out in LA. They could trade him for a SF or something...
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i think that if we dont get rid of jose we will pay for it in the playoffs...
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:04 AM   #6 (permalink)
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lets get baron davis if its not working out with the clippers. our toughness factor would increase over night. But seriously I say yes for thornton, no for camby
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:04 AM   #7 (permalink)
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lets get baron davis if its not working out with the clippers. our toughness factor would increase over night. But seriously I say yes for thornton, no for camby
Doesnt Baron have a horrible contract? Not to mention he's on the decline talent wise?
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:07 AM   #8 (permalink)
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yea, I wasn't being serious about that one. He would also bump heads with alot of people. Thornton is a sick player though. Idk why clippers would want to get rid of him
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:15 AM   #9 (permalink)
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CAmby expires at the end of the year, no way he signs with us. This deal is bound to fail.
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Old 02-15-2010, 11:34 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Al Thornton at the two, no. Al Thornton period, no. He isn't what we need, he can't dribble the ball, doesn't want to defend and likes to chuck. The Clippers make out like highway robbers in that trade.
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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NBA Trade Machine - ESPN
how about this trade

their record improves to 35-17
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
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how about this trade

their record improves to 35-17
that should be in the "trade proposals" thread
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:20 PM   #13 (permalink)
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RealGM: Basketball Wiretap Archives: Clippers Making Thornton Available

Anyone else think that a Thornton+Camby for Jose+Wright+filler (Rasho?) would be a perfect deal? It works in the Trade Machine: NBA Trade Machine - ESPN

Look at this lineup:

Jack/Banks/Belli
Thornton/DD/Belli
Hedo/Weems/Amir
Bosh/Amir/Evans
Bargs/Camby/POB

That is a very solid lineup, boys and girls. And if Camby doesn't work out, we could just let him walk and take the cap space.
What :|

Al Thorton at the two? Dude is a 3 ... maybe even a 4.

No ...we do not need Al Thorton.
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i think that if we dont get rid of jose we will pay for it in the playoffs...
Wow u must be kidding....Jose is our #1 pg and he will be getting heavy minutes in the playoffs. The reason Jose is not starting is because Jack sucks coming off the bench. Jose can be effective as a starter or off the bench. Jack is just a filler...hell every team he has played on goes like this ....Jack comes off the bench but gets the starter role because because he sucks coming off the bench. So after he starts the team gets rid of him....some say his team can't afford him. Hell if the team wants him they will pay him.

The question should be asked is how long will Jack last in Toronto ?
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Wow u must be kidding....Jose is our #1 pg and he will be getting heavy minutes in the playoffs. The reason Jose is not starting is because Jack sucks coming off the bench. Jose can be effective as a starter or off the bench. Jack is just a filler...hell every team he has played on goes like this ....Jack comes off the bench but gets the starter role because because he sucks coming off the bench. So after he starts the team gets rid of him....some say his team can't afford him. Hell if the team wants him they will pay him.

The question should be asked is how long will Jack last in Toronto ?
Now I understand why Jose stuggles on D.. The dick in his ass (yours) limits his lateral quicks...
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Now I understand why Jose stuggles on D.. The dick in his ass (yours) limits his lateral quicks...
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Now I understand why Jose stuggles on D.. The dick in his ass (yours) limits his lateral quicks...

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Old 02-15-2010, 07:00 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Thornton sucks and Camby won't sign here.
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