Battier for Thabeet and a pick
Old 02-24-2011, 11:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The Memphis Grizzlies are confident that they'll be able to complete a deal for Shane Battier before today's deadline, according to sources close to the situation. One scenario that has been discussed would send Hasheem Thabeet and a draft pick to Houston in exchange for Battier. Nothing is imminent, but Memphis believes talks are progressing. HoopsWorld
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I heard this earlier. Houston has lost their minds. Apparently Boston was interested in him and probably could have given a better package.
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Houston has traded Shane Battier to Memphis for Thabeet and a first-round pick, source tells Y!
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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looks like they are trying to revive mutambo 2.0. the 1st round pick softens the blow somewhat.
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Also nice job by Memphis today. Getting Battier. They lose their first round draft pick but get another one back in the Mayo trade. They also get a PF McRoberts to add more depth there.

Probably enough to make the playoffs in the West. Although they could have gotten more from Mayo I would think.

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Old 02-24-2011, 03:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Stellar deal for Memphis. Should see them in the playoffs this year.
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Old 02-24-2011, 04:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well the Mayo deal didn't go through and I really don't watch Memphis games so who starts? Mayo or Battier?
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