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Northern Neighbour 01-04-2012 01:36 PM

Minor Three-Team Trade (NO-PHI-MEM)
 
Memphis deals Xavier Henry + a 2nd-round pick and acquires Marresse Speights (PHI).

Philadelphia trades Marresse Speights and receives two second-round picks (MEM + NO).

New Orleans trades a 2nd-round pick and acquires Xavier Henry (MEM).

Source: Hornets, 76ers and Grizzlies make three-team deal

ClutchCity 01-04-2012 01:38 PM

Good deal for Memphis.

jeffb 01-04-2012 01:39 PM

I like those players, Speights is a pretty decent player and Henry might be pretty good in the right place.

'trane 01-04-2012 01:39 PM

good deal for new orleans too.

carp 01-04-2012 01:42 PM

fantastic deal for memphis.

jeffb 01-04-2012 01:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 'trane (Post 595475)
good deal for new orleans too.

I agree. Henry will do well there imo.

Northern Neighbour 01-04-2012 02:06 PM

It's a good deal for all the teams involved.

Memphis needed frontcourt help, and Speights provides depth. Henry, meanwhile, was buried on the bench and was playing very little.

Henry, though, should have an opportunity to get some minutes in New Orleans, who could use some perimeter scoring off the bench.

Philadelphia gets some cap relief and a couple of picks that could help them.

Nice deal for the three teams.

box92 01-04-2012 02:25 PM

i would have given a second for xavier henry

Chiggmo 01-04-2012 04:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by box1992 (Post 595487)
i would have given a second for xavier henry

Really though, why don't we ever get in on shit like this. I'd of takin Speights too for a second rounder lol.

carp 01-04-2012 04:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Chiggmo (Post 595510)
Really though, why don't we ever get in on shit like this. I'd of takin Speights too for a second rounder lol.

Speights would have been a good guy to grab

Alex 01-04-2012 05:55 PM

Good trade. I like Xavier, hopefully he isn't buried in NOH.

js12 01-04-2012 06:23 PM

This could turn out to be a steal for the Hornets. Henry still has a lot of potential to grow.

monn7 01-04-2012 07:58 PM

Everyone but the Sixers win in this trade.

N.O gets a promising player that ,as you guys say, can deliver if he's in the right place.
Memphis adds a good replacement to Darrell Arthur.
The only thing that makes me understand why Phily gave Speights for nothing was him being a troublemaker.

Chiggmo 01-04-2012 09:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by carp (Post 595513)
Speights would have been a good guy to grab

The price alone made it worth it lol.

Toby 01-04-2012 11:42 PM

ZeBo out for 2 months, Memphis needed another big that can play.

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