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  1. Employee#17
    Posts: 89

    Posted 06/29/2012 12:39 AM

    Now that the Blazers have drafted Lillard, Leonard, and Barton Gm Olshey has his work cut out for him to put together a complete roster with free agency and trades. The blazers could spend all their money in one place trying to steal a restricted big man like Hibert or Lopez from their respective teams, or go after an all star caliber pg, but I think both theses ideas are a waste of time. I say spread the money and get several players who will cost less, but be affective. Here is my plan:

    We have the following 7 players under contract






    E. Williams

    Shawne Williams (Unfortunately)

    The first thing I do is waive Shawne Williams

    Sign all three rookies

    That leaves six open spots

    Resign Batum and Hickson

    Leaving 4 spots


    Goran Dragic

    Earl Clark

    Spencer Hawes

    Sheldon Williams 

    Making this roster

    Pg. Goran Dragic, Damian Lillard, Nolan Smith

    Sg. Wesley Matthews, Eliot Williams, Will Barton

    Sf. Nicola Batum, Earl Clark, Luke Babbit

    Pf LaMarcus Aldridge, jj. Hickson, Sheldon Williams

    C: Spencer Hawes, Meyers Leonard, Kurt Thomas

    I know Earl Clark is relly a PF, but I could seeing him playing the 3. Another option is to sign cj Miles instead of Clark or Barton.

    This is probably more wet dream than realistic, but I think this roster would be one heck of a good team.

    What do you guys think? What ideas do you have?

    I am a fan of The Will to Win
  1. Employee#17
    Posts: 89

    Posted 06/29/2012 2:46 AM

    minus sheldon Williams plus Freeland
    I am a fan of The Will to Win
  1. abarrer3
    Posts: 271

    Posted 06/29/2012 11:34 AM

    Olshey has said Lillard is our franchise point, so now signing dragic would be a waste because dragic is a starting young point in the league. Lillard is the guy, so signing someone like Jason Kidd would be good to coach him for a season before handing him the ropes. Also, Olshey said they are not looking for little upgrades at spots. He wants big name guys. It doesn't sound like Hickson will be resigned, but almost certain Batum is back. Hickson gets too expensive when that money could be placed elsewhere if Freeland is coming over. Now, I think the money goes to Hibbert or Brook Lopez...


    PG- Lillard, Kidd, Smith

    SG- Matthews, Williams, Barton

    SF- Batum, Claver, Babbbit

    PF- Aldrige, Freeland

    C- Hibbert/Lopez, Leonard

    I am a fan of
  1. commontongue
    Posts: 1864

    Posted 06/29/2012 1:18 PM

    Thats a damned decent line-up abarrer3. Although, it may not be too farfetched to slide Nico over to the sg spot at times.
    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
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