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Old 07-19-2010, 10:29 PM    (permalink
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http://www.hoopsworld.com/Story.asp?story_id=16866

3 year 10.2 million dollar deal. 3.4 Million a year, umm meh.
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Kinda a strange move for the Bulls. Do you think they may use him as a SG sometimes?
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3 year 10.2 million dollar deal. 3.4 Million a year, umm meh.
His role is expected to increase from 27 minutes per game to Rose's backup? That makes sense...
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Kinda a strange move for the Bulls. Do you think they may use him as a SG sometimes?
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Why is it a strange move? They have like one Guard on the roster.
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Because they could have signed Jeremy ******* Lin. ****. Damn you Bulls, damn you.

I guess I'll have to sit around and watch Derrick Rose all season...sigh...
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We would have seen just how valuable LeBron James is. Watching the Nets and Cavs essentially trade places in the Eastern Conference would have given us a good grasp on how many wins can one player produce on his own.
can you imagine him turning the 12 win nets around in one year to a playoff team.legit contender?

Miami- the whole easy way out thing
New York- just for the cash, marketing, NY scene etc
Chicago- won't be out of MJ's shadow
Cavs- still won't win anything with no help

the Nets (or hell, clippers, but then would've shared a building with kobe) would've been the best choice all around for "his image"
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Kinda a strange move for the Bulls. Do you think they may use him as a SG sometimes?
Outside of seeing minutes as a backup at both guard spots I don't see how his role could increase in Chicago like the article said. It doesn't make much sense. I would think that Chicago could have found a backup point a little cheaper.
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Damn they got CDR ? and I forgot about Larry Sanders who I also like but I don't know much about the others.

The point was it doesn't matter because Miami will beat them even if they played them, it would be a good story if they got to the ECF though.
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Miami has no one to stop Andrew Bogut, while Milwaukee has some pretty damn good defense (outside of Drew Gooden and Maggette, but Skiles can make magic happen).
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Because they could have signed Jeremy ******* Lin. ****. Damn you Bulls, damn you.

I guess I'll have to sit around and watch Derrick Rose all season...sigh...
Yeah, that sucks for you! I get to watch Johnny Flynn and Wes Johnson all year! **** Rose. That dude sucks.
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2 year 6.5 mil for CJ Watson with a non-guaranteed 3rd year. Like this contract much more than the original.

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Still need a back up 2 and a backup center. Kurt Thomas and Roger Mason would be nice.
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Matt Barnes expected to sign with Toronto for god knows why.

Somebody wants to double that career scoring average of 7 a game.
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he loves socialism?
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On a positive/non-controversial side: I think being in Miami will help LeBron James is some areas:

1. He really blossomed as a defender, especially last year. Being in Miami, not having to carry all of the offensive load will help him. He has the size, length and athleticism. He could very well be the Defensive Player of the Year. (a stated goal of his)

2. His post game needs a lot of work. No one should be able to stop him, but he has yet to develop that aspect of his game. What makes Kobe and what made Michael so good was their multifaceted offensive game, especially when it came to posting up opposing Guards. LeBron is bigger than most Power Forwards, there is no excuse for him not decimating any G/F in the league with his back to the basket.

Not having the offense run through him will hurt some of his stats, but aspects of his game will be opened to new possibilities.
I have been saying this for, like, over a year now.
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Matt Barnes expected to sign with Toronto for god knows why.

Somebody wants to double that career scoring average of 7 a game.
I heard its S&T. What would you get maybe a 2nd rounder?
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Looks like it may not happen, though.

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Veteran swingman Matt Barnes, one of the most coveted free agents left on the open market, announced Monday night that he is headed to the Toronto Raptors.

But the limited sign-and-trade options available to Orlando -- Barnes' last team -- could scuttle the deal, according to sources close to the situation.

Under the impression that he would be receiving a two-year contract in the $10 million range, Barnes thanked Magic fans via his Twitter feed and said that he'll be "playing for the Toronto Raptors" next season.

Sources told ESPN.com that the teams will resume discussions Tuesday, as planned all along, with the intent of landing Barnes with the Raptors via sign-and-trade.

Yet no such deal could be assured as of midnight, raising the possibility that Barnes would have to accept new terms to sign with the Raptors or that other teams that have been chasing Barnes will get another shot at him if the deal collapses.

Since Toronto recently spent the bulk of its $5.8 million mid-level exception to sign Linas Kleiza, it doesn't have the available funds to sign Barnes outright to a deal that starts in the neighborhood of $4 million.

The Magic, though, are prevented by salary-cap rules from starting a sign-and-trade deal for Barnes at higher than $2 million, because Orlando doesn't have Barnes' full Bird rights after employing him for only one season. A sign-and-trade deal would also have to span at least three years, although only the first year is required to be guaranteed.
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Bet he didn't think that one through...

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His lack of abs surprises me. He's no Dwight Howard.
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