Should we make a trade within in the nw division?
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  1. jamsmashers
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    Posted 08/03/2013 9:20 PM

    The LA horse has been beat up enough. Teams don't want to trade there stars for LA (Lopez, griffen, love, Davis) and not many trade ideas make sense for blazers.  La is truely an amazing player at his position but the more I think of it lt, I think the best option moving foward may be from Denver. Denver lost depth and a key center and sf position; getting depth  back is not as simple; so maybe Denver will Persue LA at some point. The pieces they have to work with are McGee and Faried.  A move such as this may make us the deepest team in the league- a starting lineup of lillard Matthews batum farried McGee is a dynamic fast paced starting lineup similar to how Denver was constructed last season besides the key difference of lillard ( a go to player down the stretch.) a bench of cj, Watson, wright, Lopez and leanard is a bigger slower lineup that plays more inside out. I like. The sound if that.    Though not as deep additions of Jj and foyd help Denver with the Aldridge decision. Ty foyd  and when healthy gallo lA and masgov is an ok place for them to build from- and Jj Nate miller w-chandler and a randalf rounds out an ok depth I think they'd be sitting happy happy

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  1. commontongue
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    Posted 08/03/2013 10:42 PM

    Two things...

    1. Denver is a quarter horse, they run fast but they dont run long. Evident by their exit from the playoffs in the first round. Phoenix epitomised fastball back in the day and it got them all traded.More often than not teams that run run run, get done done done. Yes, i agree,move the rock on offense but that doesnt always mean break neck speed with no rhyme or reason. The reason it looked good in Phoenix is because they had knock down three point shooters. Denver doesnt. As the saying goes, defense wins championships.

    2. Faried still has rocks in his jaw about us picking Nolan ahead of him. Personally, i think we lucked up and got us a Faried of our own in Thomas Robinson. And let me add this, i have never been a fan of trading within the division. I threw up a little in my mouth when i saw Brandon Roy wearing that blasphemous Minnesota jersey. If we must trade L.A., make it to an east coast team so we only see him once a year.

    I am a fan of our new roster playing with and for eachother.
  1. BLASER
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    Posted 08/04/2013 1:42 PM

    they won't give up faried he's young and has a high upside
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  1. jamsmashers
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    Posted 08/04/2013 3:38 PM

    I had to much time so played with nba trade machine http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=lpz6shl
    Denver gets first rd picks from hou and gs

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  1. fredisdead
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    Posted 08/04/2013 8:58 PM

    http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine

     dream trade not even that bad of a trade might need another team in there to get asik or some picks

  1. fredisdead
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    Posted 08/04/2013 8:59 PM

    http://espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=mthmrd6

     need an edit button plz

  1. BlazerFan0.
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    Posted 08/04/2013 9:25 PM

    It would be good Nola isn't doing that Davis and holiday for Wes and and la 

  1. Simpson
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    Posted 08/04/2013 9:43 PM

    @ BLASER, actually, I don't think Faried has any upside; I think what u c is all that you'll get & they will move Faried when his value is highest (aka this coming season; he'll probably b packaged up w/ a teammate w/ a more expensive contract; Nugs will get a more talented player back bc the other team is "thinking" that Faried has upside ;) b4 they have to pay the guy.  We all wondered, "why on Earth would Den. sign JJ?"  Wonder no more ;)
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