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Old 06-23-2009, 08:53 PM   #46
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Hill at #5 would just be stupid.

It has to be some combination of Harden/Evans/MAYBE Derozan + a PG.
Minny has no depth behind them and Jeff is coming off injury anyway. I don't see them taking a PG @ #5 when Lawson and another point is sure to drop @18. Plus they have Telfair for another year.

But I wouldn't doubt them taking Flynn, tho. Dude is FLYING up everyone's draft board.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:53 PM   #47
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If all the rumours about them really liking Evans were true, Curry would be a good pick since he wouldn't be useless without the ball in his hands. I don't think you want to pair a ball-dominant guard like Evans with someone like Flynn, Jennings or Rubio (unless you see one of them as by far a better talent than the others).

Also if Minnesota is serious about Jefferson and Love both starting long-term then they should use these picks to round out their potential starting lineup for the future. Balance out the roster more and don't worry about depth. This team is probably going to be very very bad next year and will have another lottery pick if depth turns out to be a huge issue.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:53 PM   #48
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lol @ people thinking Washington got a bad deal

Washington got a steal here...
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:53 PM   #49
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Seems like a lot of people are willing to swap their picks this year....Is it an obvious weaker year or what?
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:55 PM   #50
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lol @ people thinking Washington got a bad deal

Washington got a steal here...
no they didnt

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Seems like a lot of people are willing to swap their picks this year....Is it an obvious weaker year or what?
this year is a weak draft indeed but only for the playoff teams. There isnt much talent in this draft outside the lottery.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:55 PM   #51
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Foye averaged like 16ppg and Miller is a lights out shooter which is what the Wizs need.
Washington has no need for an undersized SG. Come on son, smartenup. What's Foye value to a team like the Wizards?
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:56 PM   #52
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Well, I guess it's nice that Washington doesn't have to pay salary to the fifth pick and can get some cap relief. I'm still processing this, but it seems ok so far, since Foye can share ball-handling duties with Gilberto and Miller gives us a shooter off the bench who can slide into the starting lineup if Butler, Foye, or Arenas are hurt. I really liked the idea of an Amare deal, but this is ok to me. Wish I knew more about Foye.
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Washington has no need for an undersized SG. Come on son, smartenup. What's Foye value to a team like the Wizards?

you really think so? Miller is a huge asset, provides outside shooting and a solid SG.

Foye is a good combo guard off the bench @ prime Bobby Jackson mold... You do realize that Miller can play SF too right? this allows Foye to get minutes subbing for Arenas,Butler,and Miller
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this year is a weak draft indeed but only for the playoff teams. There isnt much talent in this draft outside the lottery.


From what im reading, that seems to be the general opinion of many. I dont follow college enough to have opinions on anyone deep into the draft.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:57 PM   #55
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This is like the 5th trade today, lol!

I think they will draft Steph Curry with the 6th pick, but i'm not so sure about the 5th one. Maybe Hill?
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Washington has no need for an undersized SG. Come on son, smartenup. What's Foye value to a team like the Wizards?

As a decent 6th man. He's definitely not someone you want playing PG 30+ minutes per game but for next season at least, he'll be a good option to backup both Arenas at PG and Miller at SG.

Long-term though? I don't know. If James Harden ends up falling to #5 then this might end up being a bad deal for Washington.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:57 PM   #57
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I think they need to pick a PG somewhere in the first round.

I'd go Jordan Hill and DeMar DeRozan if it were me I think, maybe Tyreke Evans instead or James Harden.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:58 PM   #58
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Washington has no need for an undersized SG. Come on son, smartenup. What's Foye value to a team like the Wizards?
They could trade him again? Also, he could be some nice offense off the bench. If Miller struggles or Arenas (god forbid) gets injured again, Foye is the security blanket.

Both teams got a decent deal here.
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Old 06-23-2009, 08:59 PM   #59
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Washington has no need for an undersized SG. Come on son, smartenup. What's Foye value to a team like the Wizards?

He can handle the ball if Gilbert gets hurt, makes them get younger, adds depth, and gives them another shooter who can spread the floor. Washington might actually be the deepest team in the league now that they have Miller, Nick Young, Blatche, McGee, and Dominic McGuire coming off the bench. They should actually tighten things up and do another trade, imo.
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you really think so? Miller is a huge asset, provides outside shooting and a solid SG.

Foye is a good combo guard off the bench @ prime Bobby Jackson mold...
Oh, since when has Washington needed offense?

Your post is irrelevant.
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