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hugo_boss
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Lowry's on-ball perimeter defense and his ability to get to the free throw line would do a lot for the Hornets/Pelicans, IMO.


Exactly. Just imagine the defensive potential of that line up. If we could actually acquire Chandler for a 2nd I would see if Toronto would take our 1st for Lowry and we keep Greivis and Lopez


MrWiseGuy
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I don't think it's going to be as easy to acquire Chandler as some do. I think two second round picks, maybe even a lottery pick is going to be the asking price.

In a down year for the draft, trading away a pick in the 8-12 range for a proven, young veteran NBA player is well worth it.



Walter White
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hugo_boss
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I would do it for 2 2nds. I just would want to keep 1st to try to trade to Toronto for Lowry instead of giving up both Lopez and Greivis


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hugo_boss
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I would do it for 2 2nds. I just would want to keep 1st to try to trade to Toronto for Lowry instead of giving up both Lopez and Greivis


MrWiseGuy
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I'm not big on hypothetical trade ideas - mostly because they are never going to happen - but:

Lakers receive: Bargnani, Kleiza, Jason Smith
Raptors receive: Gasol, Vasquez
Hornets receive: Lowry.
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BrowDown
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I agree that its not a blistering draft year, but the 10-12 range is where the cost effective talent is going to be. Not sure I'd trade that for an average vet. Lowry, yes.


MrWiseGuy
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If Barnes would have been taken before the number-7 pick in last years draft, the Warriors would have traded that pick to Denver for Chandler.

His trade value is probably in that 9-13 range.

That's just what it cost to acquire a proven, young NBA player.


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