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hawkfan 06-30-2006 07:21 AM

Steve Francis or Speedy Claxton
 
Will the Hawks do a sign and trade for Steve Francis by giving up Al Harrington?

That would solve the problem at point guard, as well as give the Hawks another scorer besides JJ.

The problem is that when Josh Smith, Marvin Williams, Josh Childress come due for big contracts, Francis's deal will be there.

So maybe the Hawks will go after a lower priced free agent like Speedy Claxton, say 4 years, $16 million.

SJellen 06-30-2006 01:26 PM

there are better options than francis.

hawkfan 06-30-2006 03:06 PM

Speedy Claxton
Bobby Jackson
Mike James
Sam Cassell
Marcus Banks

Those are the top five free agent point guards (Terry will resign with the Mavs).

What other point guards are available via trade?

SJellen 06-30-2006 03:11 PM

instead of francis or overpaying, id talk to denver and see if they want to part with boykins.

hes cheap and will keep you going till next offseason

hawkfan 06-30-2006 03:14 PM

Boykens? How is he much different than Lue?

I would prefer Andre Miller over Boykens.

SJellen 06-30-2006 03:18 PM

millers contract is steep. hawks just need to get better each year and not overpay or get cap locked. they also need better scouts. your point about re-uping rookie contracts is dead on.

hawks4life 07-01-2006 02:37 AM

i would say stick with what we got tbh...

tyron lue is not that bad of a point..he is no all star by far but he can usually keep the hawks steady and run the offense...

as a back up instead of royal ivey i liked the guy they had signed towards the end of the year (anthony grundy)..

starter: t lue
backup: a grundy

that is not that bad of a combination

----please god if the hawks sign a pg don't let it be m james----

--my 2 cents

SJellen 07-01-2006 09:29 AM

buck just traded tj ford. he wouldve been a nice fit.

hawkfan 07-01-2006 10:07 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SJellen
buck just traded tj ford. he wouldve been a nice fit.


Marvin Williams for TJ Ford would have been a nice trade for both teams.

Oh well.

HaNdLe ThE RoCk 07-01-2006 01:38 PM

i think its going to go through IMO, francis for al harrington, i would love that as a knick fan, i think francis would do good for the hawks, all-star year

SecondFiddle 07-02-2006 06:40 PM

The Hawks should not pick up either.


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