New York Knicks and Portland Trailblazers Forming Blockbuster
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  1. cedricmasonstone
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    Posted 06/22/2011 1:15 PM

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    NBA Trade Rumors Say New York Knicks And Portland Trailblazers Are

    Cooking Something Up

    The New York Knicks and Portland Trailblazers are two teams dangerously close

    to contending for an NBA title.  The Knicks have reportedly contacted the

    Trailblazers about multiple players including Andre Miller, Marcus Camby, Rudy

    Fernandez, and Nicolas Batum.

    In this case, is interest in multiple players pointing to a blockbuster?

    The Trailblazers would love an upgrade at the point guard position.  If the

    Knicks offer up Chauncey Billups, all of a sudden, that could really spark

    Portland's interest.

    if the Trailblazers would be willing to give up Marcus Camby, Andre Miller,

    and maybe Rudy Fernandez, the Knicks could deal them Chauncey Billups and throw

    in Tony Douglas.

    The Knicks would get a starting caliber point guard in Miller, center in

    Camby, and a little bench improvement with Fernandez.

    If Portland re-signs Greg Oden, they would have an impressive starting five

    in Billups, Brandon Roy, Gerald Wallace, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Oden.  Knicks

    would send out Miller, Landry Fields, Carmelo Anthony, Amare Stoudamire, and


    This is all speculation of course.  There have been talks.  We'll see if a

    deal gets done before the draft.

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  1. Ricky
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    Posted 06/22/2011 1:30 PM

    I can't see how anyone would consider this as a good trade for Portland.  How old is Billups?  I think we should go a little younger.  This seems to be a good trade for New York.
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  1. Herr
    Posts: 643

    Posted 06/22/2011 1:36 PM

    I'd rather have Billups than Dre honestly, and I love Dre.  Not too found of trading Batum in this one though.  Don't think we get enough to give him up for an aging point guard.
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  1. DHawes22
    Posts: 6488

    Posted 06/22/2011 1:55 PM

    Billups' peak is higher than Dre's but that ship has sailed on Chancey's career and Dre is the better player currently as he just keep trucking along.

    Also to the original poster, please link to the story as well so they get credit for it and don't paste the entire article, just a paragraph or two.

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  1. numba7
    Posts: 65

    Posted 06/22/2011 2:27 PM

    Billups and Miller are the same age. unless its a trade Miller for Billups or Billups and Douglas for Miller and Fernandez its a bad trade for Portland.
    I am a fan of Portland's big three. Brandon Roy, LaMarcus Aldridge and the newest Trail Blazers Gerald Wallace
  1. commontongue
    Posts: 1864

    Posted 06/22/2011 4:17 PM

    Not to mention, Chauncey would love being closer to home.I agree with Numba7.Billups and Douglas for Miller and Rudy.

    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
  1. Adam Scolatti
    Adam Scolatti
    Posts: 4

    Posted 06/22/2011 5:08 PM

    only way i would like this if they throw in some picks!
    I am a fan of Brandon scoring 18 in the 4th!
  1. TayC
    Posts: 1804

    Posted 06/22/2011 7:03 PM

    Billups can hit a jumper and dish the ball.
    Miller can dish the ball and has great team chemistry

    bad side:
    Billups is a die hard fan of John Elway ( that pigoen toed F*** )
    Miller cannot make a jumpshot to save his...or Rondo's life

    Miller < Billups

    but if i was NY there would be no way i would be ready to make a trade after barley test driving that team out.....
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