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Old 02-13-2012, 04:56 AM   #29
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Default Re: Is Utah shopping Al Jefferson?

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no Rondo deals, please

I'd take Rondo. Doubt Ainge wants Jefferson back though.

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I think Al will stick around this season, but will be traded in the offseason.

Why wait? Do it now and get Favors and Kanter more time down the stretch.

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The Jazz need a PG who can run pick and roll, who can set up teammates, especially bigs, and who can throw alley-oop passes to one of the many leapers on this team.

Tinsley. Only reason I can see Harris playing is because they are shopping him but he might be more valuable as a trade asset on the bench than showing everyone how much he sucks.

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Basically, if Earl Watson was 23 instead of 33, we wouldn't be having this conversation. Harris would be traded away for a bag of magic beans and Earl would run the point.

I'd think they'd trade Harris for a bag of beans now. Doubt they've been offered even that.

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The Jazz would use the Okur TPE to get a SG, and that'd be it.

Don't count on it. That would put them over the cap again.

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if Utah were offered maybe 1-2 1st Rounders for Millsap, do you think they'd move him?

They might but I sure wouldn't. They need to get a young pg. That's one pick which they probably already have depending on how they and GS finish the season.

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Im sure some teams remember that stretch where he was putting up nearly 20/10 for awhile maybe 2 years ago working effectively on the Pick & Roll.

3 years ago with Boozer out.

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Like you mentioned above, if Utah did get a better Pick & Roll PG, he'd probably come close to those numebrs again.

Didn't last year with Deron but that was because of the stupid deal to get Jefferson in the first place.

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they have their own first rounder this year.

Not if they somehow make the playoffs. Than it would go to Minny in the Jefferson heist.

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I would do that in a heartbeat. Would OKC agree to it?

no

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Robin Lopez for Al Jefferson straight deal.

Phoenix is more than 10 million under the cap?

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I was just throwing out a hypothetical of the type of player the Jazz should go for.

Wouldn't it be nice if the hypothetical players and deals were out there to be had.

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Give us your draft pick for this season and we'll pull the trigger.

I wouldn't. Jefferson has one more year on his deal. Boozer would send Millsap to the bench and they'd be stuck with his sorry ass contract and injury prone/non defensive ways for years to come.
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