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teke184
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That comes down to whether the Wiz are ready to move him. If they offer Ariza more than MLE-ish amounts, you have to think they'll try to move him.


The general thought is that the Wiz have wanted to move Webster for a while now between Ariza stepping up and Otto Porter being drafted.

It's more a question of what they think they can get out of us for him.


If they are willing to take Rivers, I can live with that if we find a way to make sure we have enough cap space for both Webster and Asik.

Sending out Gordon to them is a non-starter while sending Anderson to them better result in a lot more assets coming our way than just Webster.






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adono
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But I no longer feel that letting Gordon live out his contract would threaten the future of the team. Crisis averted. Signing the right SF to the MLE is much more important now.


I can't say that I disagree too much with your overview but there are a few comments.

First, unless EG shows solid play next season, there will be a stronger push to move him and a better chance to do so because of the expiring contract. If EG stinks or is hurt again, we're absolutely stuck with him for 2 years.

Secondly, Demps hasn't shown that he has an eye for cheap talent (Morrow is the only player who comes close). Other than AD and Ryno, everyone else is overpaid.








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NorthshoreTiger76
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It pains to me to say but Fletch was right, we should not have signed Gordon to that ridiculous contract





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Fun Bunch
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Demps hasn't shown that he has an eye for cheap talent


I definitely disagree here. He's done a pretty decent job finding bargains and end of bench guys. He hasn't done a great job at putting the midlevel pieces in place...guys 6-9 on the roster.






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adono
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He's done a pretty decent job finding bargains and end of bench guys.


Like who?






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danman6336
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Moving Gordon isn't a high priority anymore because he CAN'T move Gordon

Let's not make a whole mess of excuses about this. It's as simple as that.






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Fearthehat0307
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Moving Gordon isn't a high priority anymore because he CAN'T move Gordon

Let's not make a whole mess of excuses about this. It's as simple as that.





he means is not a necessity anymore and he is correct. you are misinterpreting it






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Galactic Inquisitor
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re: Why moving Gordon isn't as high of a priority anymore


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Like who?


Lopez
Vasquez
Smith
Morrow
Ayon
Roberts






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danman6336
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It's a necessity to me damnit





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Fun Bunch
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Moving Gordon is my highest priority right now so that danman will stop talking about moving him.





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corndeaux
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Like who?


The question isn't who has he found (because he has found some- like many GMs), but how do these guys fit a larger profile?

They are usually minimum level after thoughts so their impact is always going to be peripheral, but they can be useful to help identify characteristics of a "Demps" player.






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Fun Bunch
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Lopez
Vasquez
Smith
Morrow
Ayon
Roberts




Yeah. I really think Dell does a pretty decent job of finding these guys.

Its the big picture, making the pieces fit, and middle of roster that seems to be...interesting.






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Fearthehat0307
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It's a necessity to me damnit
believe me I know that feels






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drake20
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re: Why moving Gordon isn't as high of a priority anymore


I like Marvin Williams





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Fun Bunch
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Marvin Williams has developed into a decent player that does a few things ok, but nothing really really well.

And he's a pretty average (at best) 3 point shooter. Best season ever was 38.9% two years ago, last year was 35%.

We would definitely need some more 3 point shooters.






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supe12sta12z
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He's a good rebounder. He effectively gives what aminu gives you and teams won't sag off of him to crowd the paint.





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Fun Bunch
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He's a good rebounder. He effectively gives what aminu gives you and teams won't sag off of him to crowd the paint.


I'm shooting for a little higher than that.

Seriously, I want a jumpshooter at that position, but we are going to need to take what we can get, I guess.






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504ByrdGang
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Just make this guy go away





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