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Brooklyn’s package on 538 is at least interesting too
 

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And don’t sleep on Denver coming up with a real package
 

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It has to be because he knows that he can just sign him in 2020.
I totally hear that. My first offer post ITT was relatively conservative as well but nowhere close to what was reported.

There are reports that NO really don’t want to trade AD to LA in the first place, and so you may worry that with such a pathetic first offer, the deal comes off the table completely?

Magic must be very confident in his chances going up against Boston and NY, especially given NY entering the fray as a team who could make a deal right now unlike Boston (whose offer NO would be stupid to not wait for this summer)

Honestly, unless this is a part of some multi-team trade where NO ends up with some star-level player, I don’t see any deal being made in the next few days; so I guess Magic figures there isn’t a point in making some huge offer now

Edit now that I look, the Knicks have a 14% chance —good as anybody— at getting the Zion pick; you send that, along with whatever reasonable combination of Mudiay, Hardaway, Knox, Trier, Burke, and Kanter the Pelicans want, I could see something happening in the coming days. Comes down to whether or not NY thinks they can keep AD around after this and next year.

What LA does have is that its front office isn’t a joke (quite the opposite) like NY, and AD’s dad isn’t weary of LA management like he is Boston’s
 
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I'd have to say that this drama goes that the best basketball player in recent years IS Jordan. LeBron will be chasing Jordan's ghost forever. Should have just shut up and been himself. His own friends even seem to be sick of his self proclaimed greatest of all time crap.

Modern pro athlete's vocabulary:

"At the end of the day...legacy!"
 

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I'd have to say that this drama goes that the best basketball player in recent years IS Jordan. LeBron will be chasing Jordan's ghost forever. Should have just shut up and been himself. His own friends even seem to be sick of his self proclaimed greatest of all time crap.

Modern pro athlete's vocabulary:

"At the end of the day...legacy!"
Um... cool.
 
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Um... cool.
It's not. It's sad.

Jordan also having his coach helped. Similar to what we see now with the Patriots. Jordan was surrounded by role players, thus, the high PPG.
 
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It has to be because he knows that he can just sign him in 2020.
Paul George was supposed to be a Lakers lock. Then he got traded to OK City and stayed.
Nothing is guaranteed.
I think what happens is the Celtics get him after the season. Between young players and draft picks, no one could offer what Boston can and Ainge has lusted over AD for a long time and has been building a pile of assets just for this very reason. If AD is traded to Boston I'd imagine Kyrie signs long term and then we see if the Brow likes playing in Boston and signs a long term as well.
Who knows though. Should be a fascinating offseason.
 
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Paul George was supposed to be a Lakers lock. Then he got traded to OK City and stayed.
Nothing is guaranteed.
I think what happens is the Celtics get him after the season. Between young players and draft picks, no one could offer what Boston can and Ainge has lusted over AD for a long time and has been building a pile of assets just for this very reason. If AD is traded to Boston I'd imagine Kyrie signs long term and then we see if the Brow likes playing in Boston and signs a long term as well.
Who knows though. Should be a fascinating offseason.
Keep dreaming
 

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It's not. It's sad.

Jordan also having his coach helped. Similar to what we see now with the Patriots. Jordan was surrounded by role players, thus, the high PPG.
Lol role players? His team won like two fewer games the year he “retired” after the first three-peat

...not too far off Jimmy G and Jacoby Brissett going 3-1 for Brady
 
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Lol role players? His team won like two fewer games the year he “retired” after the first three-peat
The disrespect pippen got despite that season is absurd. Dude is criminally underrated cause of his teammate
 
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The disrespect pippen got despite that season is absurd. Dude is criminally underrated cause of his teammate
People act like an all-world defender averaging 20/6/6 in his prime was a roleplayer all the time. It's insane.
 

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It's not. It's sad.

Jordan also having his coach helped. Similar to what we see now with the Patriots. Jordan was surrounded by role players, thus, the high PPG.
The majority of all time players have great coaching. Montana/Walsh, Marino/Shula, Russell/Auerbach, etc etc

players make a coach more than the other way around.

If LeBron wasn't a coach killer, maybe he would have surpassed MJ.
 

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If LeBron wasn't a coach killer, maybe he would have surpassed mj.
David Blatt was on borrowed time coaching an all-time great anyway. That’s the only coach LeBron has successfully had fired. Not sure where “coach killer” is coming from, nor how his player-coach relationships have kept him from catching MJ

I can’t imagine how great he would be with a great coach
 

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David Blatt was on borrowed time coaching an all-time great anyway. That’s the only coach LeBron has successfully had fired.
Mike Brown.

I'll be shocked if Walton lasts.

The only reason Lue was coach was because LeBron could walk all over him. Lue was LeBron's selection.

The only guy who really managed was Spoelstra and a lot of that had to do w Riley's gravitas. He's also a very good coach.

Not sure where “coach killer” is coming from, nor how his player-coach relationships have kept him from catching MJ
Mainly because most people seem to think it.
 
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