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Old 06-28-2013, 10:24 AM   #80
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Default Re: 76ers like them Knees: New Orleans has traded Nerlens Noel to the 76ers

Originally Posted by Haymaker
I think people are over-hyping Jrue. He's good, but let's not act like he's a franchise player. He was going to ask for a max contract and IMO he isn't worth it.

He is signed to a 4 year $40 some million extension already so NO gets him for a discount over the next 4 years. I think it was a really good trade for the Hornets. They now have better talent and depth with a lot of young talent. They are the most interesting team for me going into 2013-2014.

I think the deal does make sense for both teams. Love Jrue as a player but I think the Sixers were destined for a decade of mediocrity without doing something dramatic to rebuild. I think in 2-3 years this trade will be looked at as a good deal (as long as we don't blow draft picks).
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