RUMOR: Portland, Orlando Talking PG Swap
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 06/23/2011 10:29 AM

    Via Draft Express-
     Hearing Portland and Orlando are talking about swapping Andre Miller and Jameer Nelson, with the #21 pick going to Orlando.

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  1. BDawg
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    Posted 06/23/2011 10:46 AM

    :) 60/40 minimum
     
    Nelson running the point necessitates teams defend Portland differently and negates the quick double downs on LA.  Jameer also happens to be the same age as the already existing Blazer core.  He prefers to run, a style that suits Aldridge Wesley and Wallace, and has obviously been accustomed to feeding the ball down to a dominant low post presence (GO moving forward).  He also creates with the bounce, which, by itself sells me on the deal.

    Other than giving up some of our potential to land Faried, this deal is extremely attractive as it has Portland keeping their most valuable asset in Batum while addressing their need at that PG position.
    I am a fan of players that play with PASSION and PRIDE
  1. blazersforlife234
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    Posted 06/23/2011 10:47 AM

    I'm iffy on this. Giving up miller and a pick for a 2nd tier pg is questionable to me... maybe more to this one
    I am a fan of winning.
  1. Rein Man
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    Posted 06/23/2011 11:13 AM

    I agree, I am not sold on Nelson as a PG to help the Blazers and losing the chase to get a rookie to develop that can be better then Nelson
    I am a fan of great sports plays and the true players.
  1. robozzz
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    Posted 06/23/2011 11:30 AM

    Im not sure how well he'd fit but i like his shooting, and passing skills
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  1. Herr
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    Posted 06/23/2011 1:26 PM

    I think we could do a lot better if we're trading Dre.  Maybe if they include Howard in the deal... :P  na jk.  But I'd like to see us actively looking for better point guards than Felton and Nelson.  Maybe knock on the Spurs door again?
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  1. Khalil Guest
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    Posted 06/23/2011 3:39 PM

    we need nelson that is a good trade all the way..

  1. commontongue
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    Posted 06/23/2011 6:15 PM

    No thanks.
    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
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