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Allday10
LSU Fan
Metairie
Member since Dec 2012
17 posts

Donald call up

Per Marc stein " hearing next d league call up will be Donald Sloan to the hornets".

Are we making a trade or cutting Roberts?


phelpsalot
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2011
551 posts

re: Donald call up
McNamara is that you?


phelpsalot
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2011
551 posts

re: Donald call up
If we cut Roberts by five Tom his deal isn't guaranteed rest of the year. 10 day contracts open up soon too. Seems like Roberts is somewhat worth keeping. I don't get our moves lately.


TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37934 posts

re: Donald call up
quote:


Are we making a trade or cutting Roberts?


The timing suggests we're cutting Roberts.

quote:

Jan. 10 -- All Contracts are guaranteed for remainder of the season

LINK


Broski
USA Fan
Member since Jun 2011
22670 posts

re: Donald call up
Is Roberts' contract that much of a burden on us???

Like his game or not, he is one of the few guys that has any shooting confidence off our bench.


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TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37934 posts

re: Donald call up
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I don't get our moves lately.


This move suggests they think Gordon is good to go and Roberts won't be getting minutes. Same with McGuire, he was brought in so they could sit Aminu, he served his purpose and now Demps wants flexibility. Roberts was already making the minimum so it won't save the team any significant money. Can guys on 10 day deals be traded? Trade filler that expires instantly?
This post was edited on 1/6 at 12:04 pm


danman6336
Duke Fan
Member since Jan 2005
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Broski
USA Fan
Member since Jun 2011
22670 posts

re: Donald call up
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Roberts was already making the minimum so it won't save the team any money.


quote:

This move suggests they think Gordon is good to go and Roberts won't be getting minutes.



Ok, if this is not a money move, is it just to change for the sake of change? Cut a guard that presumably won't get minutes for another lesser-talented guard that won't get minutes?


TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
37934 posts

re: Donald call up
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Ok, if this is not a money move, is it just to change for the sake of change?


Maybe I was wrong to assume the 5th guard wouldn't be getting minutes. Maybe this was an offense for defense switch. An interesting point from the Vasquez Haters thread.

quote:

It would also help Vasquez if his backup could play defense but Roberts may be the worst on the ball defender on the team. Opposing point guards routinely penetrate on Roberts and when Vasquez returns to game it makes it seem like he has been getting killed.


Anyone remember how good of a defender Sloan is?


ThePistol
LSU Fan
Lafayette, LA
Member since Mar 2007
541 posts

re: Donald call up
I don't know enough about Sloan but if he is a better defender this could be a move that proves beneficial.


LosLobos111
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Revolution Road
Member since Feb 2011
21078 posts

re: Donald call up
Sloan's draft express

I wouldn't mind adding him.

I'm also curious what dell has planned


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